Torneo Apertura 2009: Round 2 scores and scorers

Sunday's four matches saw a ridiculous sixteen goals all on their own, and you can read about them here on The Enganche, as well as this write-up on the Saturday matches. As well as being involved in a good match for a change, River saw two old heroes return, and Matías Almeyda and - in... Continue Reading →

Celebrations all round

With their backs to the wall, San Martín de Tucumán won on Friday night. Any other result would have relegated them, but as they worked their way to a 1-0 victory away to Newell's Old Boys, El Coloso Del Parque reverberated to fireworks. This result, you see, makes things a little more difficult for Newell's... Continue Reading →

Saints’ Day

San Lorenzo, in danger of slipping into a bit of a slump after back-to-back defeats in the Copa Libertadores and the league prior to this weekend, got back to winning ways and staved off the vultures circling over Miguel Angel Russo's managerial job with a 3-1 dismissal of Banfield on Saturday. A little earlier in Tucumán,... Continue Reading →

Borghi caught in a storm

Independiente find themselves managerless on Sunday evening after losing by a single goal to Huracán in Argentinos' stadium. Claudio Borghi, who's overseen just two wins so far in the Apertura, and three consecutive defeats after the loss today to Leandro Díaz's brilliant overhead kick, stood down from his post after the match, telling reporters; 'after... Continue Reading →

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