Saturday’s Superliga highlights: Patronato beat Vélez; Racing make it two in a row

Saturday only featured three Superliga matches, because San Lorenzo v Independiente has been postponed to allow Independiente time to prepare for the Recopa Sudamericana (the South American Supercup). We had the clásico de La Plata, which turned out to be a less than thrilling affair in which Estudiantes probably should have got an away win over... Continue Reading →

Ignacio Scocco’s goal of the year contender, and other Saturday Superliga highlights

There were four Superliga matches on Saturday in the fourteenth round of the competition, and only four goals – but what we lacked in quantity was more than made up for by the quality of Ignacio Scocco's two for River Plate at home to Olimpo, and in particular his quite breathtaking second. That brace helped River... Continue Reading →

Torneo Apertura 2011: round 18 fixtures

The penultimate round of the 2011 Torneo Apertura is upon us already, with four matches today, two tomorrow and four on Thursday. We kick things off with the All Boys v Argentinos Juniors clásico in Floresta, and late tonight Racing host Atlético Rafaela. Tomorrow newly-crowned champions Boca Juniors will look to extend their unbeaten run away... Continue Reading →

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