Racing to salvation

A little later on today, Racing Club de Avellaneda will play Gimnasia y Esgrima de Jujuy away from home. A win will be enough for them to confirm safety from relegation - they won't even have a threat of a playoff hanging over them if they claim three points against their already-relegated hosts - with... Continue Reading →

Clausura ’09: Round 18 fixtures

The penultimate round of Torneo Clausura matches is played this weekend, after which we've got a fortnight's gap due to next week's Argentine elections. Vélez Sársfield would win the league on Sunday if they beat Lanús and Huracán lose against Arsenal (two matches which will be played simultaneously). San Martín de Tucumán will be relegated if... Continue Reading →

Clausura ’09: Round 17 goals

The goals from the seventeenth round of the 2009 Torneo Clausura are online now, and you can watch them on the TN Sportblog simply by clicking here (and then clicking play). If you don't know which teams wear which shirts, or are confused over the identities of the teams playing in La Bombonera (due to... Continue Reading →

Clausura ’09: Round 17 fixtures

Back to the league after the thrills and spills of the international break. Three matches remain, and this weekend the endgame gets going with two clásicos on Sunday - one in La Bombonera, where San Lorenzo will be the 'home' side, and one in Avellaneda between Racing and Boca. The clash between River and Tigre... Continue Reading →

Clausura ’09: Round 16 fixtures

Leaders Lanús host Diego Simeone's San Lorenzo in a clash of ideologies on Saturday. Independiente's slimmed-down squad take on Rosario Central in a match that could be key to the relegation fight, especially if El Rojo decide to lie down in order to make things tighter for rivals Racing (mind you, how will we tell... Continue Reading →

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