River Plate vs Boca Juniors: Live updates

After leading 1-0 at half time through a Marcelo Gallardo free kick, River Plate failed to capitalise on their dominance in the first period and conceded an equaliser to none other than Martín Palermo - the second highest scorer in superclásico history - in the second half. River played far better than they have a... Continue Reading →

Superclásico Apertura 2009: the lineups

There's a vital grudge match in England this afternoon as Liverpool host Manchester United in the Premier League, and also today Indian football hosts a less globally famous but no less passionate derby with Mohun Bagan taking on East Bengal. For a change, I'm not going to bill the superclásico as the world's biggest derby... Continue Reading →

Superclásico highlights

There weren't too many high points in Sunday's super, truth be told, but what the match did have was two fine goals from two veterans of the Argentine football scene. You can see Martín Palermo's smart turn and thirty-yard rocket, and Marcelo Gallardo's twenty-five yard free kick (he changed his mind about which side of... Continue Reading →

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