Torneo Apertura 2010: round 15 scores and scorers

On Monday evening, Lanús beat Tigre 2-0 in La Fortaleza. Elsewhere, the other two Monday matches both finished in 1-1 draws: Olimpo gave away a lead against Argentinos Juniors, and Colón and Independiente fought out a draw which didn't particularly serve the visitors - Independiente - in the Copa Libertadores qualification race. Antonio Mohamed, managing... 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 →

Torneo Apertura 2010: round 15 fixtures

A new fecha, a new clásico, and another visit to a former hero for River Plate. After the euphoria of Tuesday's superclásico win, they travel to Nueva Pompeya to take on Ramón Díaz's San Lorenzo. Meanwhile, managerless Boca Juniors host Arsenal de Sarandí. Boca's potential next boss, Julio César Falcioni, travels with Banfield to Mendoza... Continue Reading →

Riquelme out until the new year?

Boca Juniors' season goes from bad to worse. Beaten in the superclásico and then left without a manager after Claudio Borghi finally (allegedly before the match, and independent of its result) decided his position was untenable - Banfield's Julio César Falcioni, incidentally, is the favourite to take over - they now have to face up... Continue Reading →

It’s superclásico day!

Eleven days after it should have been played, the biggest fixture in the Argentine calendar - and, in terms of league position and current form, just possibly the most mediocre match of the season - will kick off at 7pm Argentine time this evening. River Plate host Boca Juniors in one of the biggest derbies... Continue Reading →

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