Godoy Cruz knock Chacarita Juniors out of Copa Argentina on penalties (video)

The Copa Argentina continued on Tuesday night with another Primera División team in action; Martín Palermo's Godoy Cruz took on Nacional B side Chacarita Juniors in San Juan. After a 0-0 draw, the tie went to penalties, and Godoy ran out 7-6 winners. You can see the shootout here.


San Martín and River Plate start life in their new divisions with wins (video)

Tuesday evening saw the continuation of the second round the 2011 Torneo Apertura in the Primera División, and the conclusion of the first round of matches in the Nacional B (second round). San Martín de San Juan beat Tigre 2-1, and later in the evening River Plate won their first second division match in over... Continue Reading →

All the ups and downs

As I've done in every year of HEGS' existence, always at great inconvenience to myself (seriously, you wouldn't believe how long it takes to pull this information together for such a short post) you'll find here the only single page on the whole internet (I think) with all of Argentina's promotions and relegations, across every... Continue Reading →

Clausura 2010: Round 19 Saturday goals

Vélez qualified for the Copa Sudamericana on Saturday despite a 0-0 draw with Central, by virtue of Lanús' 1-0 loss away to Independiente. Gimnasia demonstrated why they're in relegation trouble by throwing away a 3-0 lead to draw 3-3 with already relegated Atlético Tucumán, whilst Racing beat Chacarita Juniors 2-1 away. River Plate, saying adios... Continue Reading →

Torneo Clausura 2010: Round 19 fixtures

After the madness and midweek distraction of the World Cup preliminary squad list, it's back to business for one last push in the domestic league: the final round of a nailbiting 2010 Torneo Clausura is upon us, and either Estudiantes de La Plata or Argentinos Juniors will be crowned the champions of Argentina's bicentenary on... 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 →

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