Torneo Clausura 2011: River out in front, Boca back to losing ways (video)

Argentina's two giants had weekends of stark contrast: Estudiantes' draw on Friday combined with River Plate's 1-0 win over Banfield on Saturday leaves the Millonarios top of the Clausura table on their own, whilst Boca Juniors, after two straight, Riquelme-inspired wins, returned to previous form, slumping to a 2-0 defeat away to Lanús in a... 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 →

Millonarios show some character

In probably the most unexpected development of the domestic league's fourteenth round, River Plate played with spirit and intelligence to overturn a deficit and actually win a football match on Sunday afternoon. 1-0 down after only two-and-a-half minutes at home to Atlético Tucumán, it looked like the same old story for River. But they turned... Continue Reading →

A Saturday round-up

Vélez will have the chance to move four points clear in the race for the title on Sunday after the other two main contenders, Lanús and Colón, both lost on Saturday. Elsewere it would seem Tolo Gallego's found Independiente's best side, and there was a first win in five matches for San Lorenzo, courtesy of a striker their new boss Diego... Continue Reading →

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