Superliga highlights round 22: Defensa win five-goal thriller to keep pressure on Racing

The twenty-second round of Superliga action ended on Monday night with yet another late winner for Defensa y Justicia, who emerged victorious from a five-goal thriller against Banfield thanks to Nicolás Fernández's hat trick. The win meant that Defensa have qualified for the Copa Libertadores for the first time in their history – they'll be in... Continue Reading →

Saturday and Sunday Superliga highlights: River beat Boca with two golazos; Atlético Tucumán go top overnight

After a high-scoring start to the sixth round of Superliga action, things settled down on Saturday and Sunday, but we still only had to sit through one 0-0 draw. In the biggest match of the round, Boca Juniors hosted River Plate in the superclásico and River put in a textbook Big Game Away Performance to run... Continue Reading →

A guest slot

If you were wondering why I've not written much here on HEGS about the upcoming final weekend of the 2009 Torneo Clausura season, including the 'finalísimo' between Vélez Sársfield and Huracán and the relegation battles on Sunday, it's because I've been talking about them. Frequent HEGS comment-botherer, journalist, and fellow webmaster over at Mundo Albiceleste... Continue Reading →

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