Vélez eventually break Arsenal’s resistance to record a second win (video)

On Friday night there was only one match in the 2011 Torneo Apertura, and it saw champions Vélez Sarsfield visit Arsenal de Sarandí. After an entertaining first half, which saw both sides hit the woodwork, had ended goalless, Arsenal held out and continued to threaten on the counter-attack throughout the second half, and it looked... Continue Reading →

Another elephant falls

Well, perhaps not quite an elephant. But Racing Club were on a high following their opening weekend win over Rosario Central, and on Tuesday night they took the lead but ended up dead and buried thanks to a comeback from Colón to win 2-1 in El Cementerio de Los Elefantes. Juan Carlos Falcón put the... Continue Reading →

Back from the dead

Before half time, Arsenal de Sarandí were 3-0 down at home to Vélez Sársfield, who incidentally were sporting an utterly beautiful new kit, and playing in a manner which lived up to the new shirts. Three goals in the space of six minutes for Vélez seemed to have put the match beyond doubt, but somehow... Continue Reading →

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