Clausura ’09: Round 15 fixtures

Two clásicos this weekend, with Banfield hosting Lanús and River Plate at home to Independiente in a meeting of two sides who both badly need a win at the moment. Vélez - second in the title running - are at home to Boca, who'll be desperate to get back to winning ways after Thursday night's Copa Libertadores... Continue Reading →

Clausura ’09: Round 14 goals

A bumper goal video this week takes in 37 goals spread across all ten matches from the weekend just gone (River Plate and Gimnasia de Jujuy were the only sides not to find the net). Click here to watch it - it's the second video down. The first just shows you some 'amusing' images from... Continue Reading →

Clausura ’09: Round 14 scores and scorers

Sunday's last matches ensured River Plate weren't the only utterly embarrassed team this weekend - and both the humiliations occured at Huracán's ground. Independiente got given a thorough going-over as the 'home' side against Estudiantes. 2-0 up at half time, Alejandro Sabella's boys ran out 5-1 winners. Elsewhere, San Lorenzo comfortably beat Gimnasia de Jujuy,... Continue Reading →

Clausura ’09: Round 14 fixtures

Vélez Sársfield visit Gimnasia La Plata on Saturday hoping to extend their lead at the top of the Primera División table, with second-placed Lanús set to host Rosario Central the night before, in Friday's second match. Even when they're seventh in the table, every Racing match is a relegation decider, but if they beat San... Continue Reading →

Tough at the top

On Saturday afternoon, Ferro Carril Oeste beat Chacarita Juniors 2-0 to leave things at the top of B Nacional more congested than ever, but later on was another meeting of title chasers, as Vélez Sársfield, top of Primera A, hosted Racing Club, who amazingly would have gone fifth with a win. Some thing never change,... Continue Reading →

Clausura ’09: Round 13 fixtures

In Ricardo Caruso Lombardi's world, Vélez Sársfield vs Racing this weekend is a title-deciding match. Since he took over at the Avellaneda club they have, incredibly, picked up the same number of points as the current league leaders. Something's got to give on Saturday. Elsewhere there are clásicos in the Nuevo Gasómetro (whose predecessor, the... 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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