River win, Boca lose, and Estudiantes edge closer

Estudiantes de La Plata edged a little closer to deciding what's proving a neck-and-neck race with Vélez Sarsfield for the 2010 Torneo Apertura title with a 2-1 away win over Independiente on Sunday afternoon. Juan Pablo Pereyra gave them the lead and former Racing forward Gastón Fernández hit a winner against his favourite club's bitter... Continue Reading →

Saturday’s goals

Saturday involved an early start and a late finish for me in socialising terms in the evening, so here are the goals from it now. Quilmes claimed only their second win of the season, at home to All Boys by two goals to one, with an uncharacteristic screw-up from Albo goalkeeper Nico Cambiasso. Racing won... Continue Reading →

Hand Of Pod episode 2

In the second episode of Hand Of Pod, I rejoin Dan and Dan to discuss last week's superclásico and Argentina's Lionel Messi-inspired win over Brazil. Last week's River Plate-supporting guest Gerardo is back to give us his take on both. We also look at the race for the league title, and the Copa Libertadores qualification... Continue Reading →

Boca win, River draw

Boca Juniors recorded a much-needed win in their first match since Juan Román Riquelme's latest injury, beating Arsenal de Sarandí 2-1 in La Bombonera thanks to goals from Martín Palermo and Sergio Araujo. Elsewhere on Sunday River Plate and San Lorenzo drew 0-0 in a dreadful match, Racing and Quilmes drew 1-1, and Gimnasia La... Continue Reading →

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