Inicial 2013: four goals but no winners from Saturday’s two matches (video)

Saturday featured just two matches in the Primera División, and both ended in 1-1 draws following late goals. First up, Olimpo were held by Belgrano in Bahía Blanca, shooting themselves in the foot after taking the lead with just twelve minutes to play. Later in the evening, Arsenal de Sarandí conceded a stoppage time equaliser... Continue Reading →

Hanging by a thread

That's the state of River Plate's campaign and, perhaps, Diego Simeone's job at the Núñez club on Wednesday night. Having lost the superclásico to Boca Juniors on Sunday, The Copa Sudamericana is all that's left for River to play for. As such, their season started again on Wednesday night - but after dominating possession they... Continue Reading →

San Lorenzo win through

With LDU Quito already lying in wait in the quarter-final after knocking out Estudiantes on Tuesday night, River Plate and San Lorenzo met in the Monumental to decide their all-Argentine last sixteen tie and, in a phenomenal match, it was San Lorenzo, the only one of Argentina's 'Big Five' never to have won the Copa... Continue Reading →


River Plate will be going into next weekend's superclásico looking down on Boca Juniors from the top of the Primera A table, after they returned to winning ways against Argentinos Juniors thanks to a spectacular performance from their teenage wunderkid Diego Buonanotte. El Enano scored twice, was key in the third, and showed composure and... Continue Reading →

River 5 – 0 San Martín: the goals

You can see the goals from last night's demolition by River of Peruvian side San Martín in the Monumental right here, including Sebastián Abreu's 'perfect hat-trick' - one with his right foot (River's first), one with his left (the fifth) and one with his head (the third). There were also strikes from Radamel Falcao García... Continue Reading →

Arsenal all but out, River all but through

Two Argentine sides were in action in the Copa Libertadores on Wednesday night. Arsenal de Sarandí, Copa Sudamericana holders, continued to embarrass themselves in the bigger competition, conceding six goals for the second time in this group stage, this time at altitude to LDU Quito. River Plate, meanwhile, virtually assured their presence in the second... Continue Reading →

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