River Plate finally win against Belgrano; both Avellaneda giants get tonked (video)

Sunday saw the first round of the 2013 Torneo Final continue with three matches. In Córdoba, the biggest game - or at least the biggest grudge match - of the day saw River Plate visit Belgrano, the side who relegated them in the playoffs in 2011. Having drawn one and lost one of those, before... Continue Reading →

Argentine relegation 2011: Huracán down & River hang by a thread (video)

Wednesday saw two key clashes in the relegation struggle in Argentina's Primera División. First, in La Bombonera, Huracán and Gimnasia La Plata faced off in a one-match, winner-takes-all (or rather, loser-gets-nothing) tie-breaker to decide who was relegated and who gets another chance in the relegation playoff. This was because both ended 2010-11 on exactly the... Continue Reading →

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