(Almost) all the goals from the weekend just gone in Argentina’s top two divisions

Happy Revolution Day, everyone! Here in Argentina the 25th May is a public holiday, so there's no football today. As such, I can bring you the goal video from the weekend just gone already, although Fútbol Para Todos haven't yet got round to including Belgrano full back Renzo Saravia's magnificent lobbed own goal for Godoy Cruz... Continue Reading →


Person of the weekend: referee Germán Delfino – a pioneer of video technology?

The new 30-team Primera División is now eight weeks old in Argentina and, if nothing else, it's proving so far that if you increase by 50% the number of top flight matches each weekend, you're going to get a bump in the amount of controversy, as well. On Saturday we saw perhaps the strangest such... Continue Reading →

¡San Lorenzo campeón! (Video)

Sunday evening saw the 2013 Torneo Inicial come to a close with two matches which saw the only four teams with chances of the title play each other. Leaders San Lorenzo - who started the day with 32 points - visited Vélez Sarsfield (30), whilst Newell's Old Boys (30) hosted newly-crowned Copa Sudamericana winners Lanús... Continue Reading →

Inicial 2013: two heavy home wins as Lanús & Belgrano start round 7 in style (video)

The seventh round of 2013 Torneo Inicial matches started on Friday evening as Lanús hosted league leaders(!) Argentinos Juniors and Belgrano played Vélez Sarsfield in a re-run of their recent Copa Sudamericana preliminary tie. Both matches ended in comfortable home wins. Lanús were rampant against Argentinos' previously solid defence (Pablo Migliore in goal hadn't conceded... Continue Reading →

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