Boca Juniors 4 – 3 Colo Colo

After last week's 2-0 loss in Santiago, Boca hosted the Chilean champions with at least one psychological advantage - earlier in the week Colo Colo's Argentine manager, Claudio Borghi, announced to general surprise that due to a falling out with the board, he'd be resigning his charge of the first team after this match. The... Continue Reading →

Clausura ’08: Round 5 fixtures

No fewer than four clásicos this weekend, two between 'Big Five' clubs - Racing host San Lorenzo and Independiente visit Boca - one sort-of derby, an all-Santa Fé Province clash between Central and Colón, and a proper derby between two of the clubs from the zona Sur of Gran Buenos Aires, with Banfield visiting champions... Continue Reading →

Following orders

There's been a lot of booing and hissing up in Victoria, where Leandro Lázzaro's been portrayed, in his own words, as 'the bad guy in this film.' On Thursday, Lázzaro - who thought all parties had agreed a transfer to Estudiantes on Wednesday - was still training with Tigre. And there's another player dispute elsewhere: Adrián... Continue Reading →

Leguiza-moving-on

Luciano Leguizamón's freezing out at Gimnasia La Plata is almost at an end, after the club stated that they were prepared to let him move to Arsenal de Sarandí. Leguizamón's 'crime' was asking Juan Sebastián Verón to swap shirts with him after Estudiantes had beaten Gimnasia in the La Plata derby during the Apertura. Yes,... Continue Reading →

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