Torneo Clausura 2010: Round 18 scores and scorers

Lanús, San Lorenzo and Godoy Cruz ensured on Monday evening that a free-scoring weekend ended as it had started, although Colón didn't have any part to play beyond defending poorly to allow their hosts Godoy to hit three unanswered goals past them. In El Sur, Lanús beat San Lorenzo by the odd goal in five,... Continue Reading →

Clausura 2010: Round 18 Sunday goals

There were one or two talking points on Sunday. Seba Verón was sent off in the first half as Estudiantes stumbled at the penultimate hurdle in their quest to win an unprecedented Clausura-and-Libertadores double (a 0-0 draw with Rosario Central that condemned their opponents to the relegation playoffs whilst also ensuring Racing are safe); Huracán... Continue Reading →

Clausura 2010: Round 18 Saturday goals

There were three goleadas (that's 'thrashings') on Saturday, with Vélez thumping already-relegated Chacarita Juniors 4-1 and Newell's tearing a pathetic Gimnasia La Plata to pieces in the Estadio Marcelo Bielsa. Most eyebrows were raised, though, in El Cilindro where an actually very even match ended 3-0 to visitors River Plate over Racing. Both sides have... Continue Reading →

Riquelme’s long goodbye?

This Sunday, as Juan Román Riquelme announced on Fox Sports on Monday afternoon, could be his final home match at La Bombonera. His contract talks are stalling and the feud with Martín Palermo ensures it'll be awkward for both men to stay at the club beyond the end of the Clausura, however much their team-mates... Continue Reading →

Clausura 2010 round 16: the fallout

The biggest winners of the weekend just gone were undoubtedly Racing Club, who took an enormous step towards securing their place in the Primera División next season as their rivals fell by the wayside. On Sunday night Ariel Ortega had a car accident (he, and the occupants of the other car, are fine), Seba Verón... Continue Reading →

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