Clausura 2012: Boca and Lanús begin with victories (video), plus the rest of the weekend’s fixtures

Lanús and champions Boca Juniors both began their 2012 Torneo Clausura title campaigns on Friday night, the opening evening of the new championship in Argentina. Both won: Boca beat Olimpo de Bahía Blanca 2-0 in La Bombonera, Darío Cvitanich and Pablo Mouche getting a goal apiece, whilst Lanús raced into a 3-0 lead over San... Continue Reading →

Rolle ruins Riquelme’s return, & a fan dies at Vélez

Sunday's matches in the 2011 Torneo Clausura were overshadowed by tragedy, as death returned to the stadia of Argentina's top flight. Ramón Aramayo, a 36-year-old fan (I would like to stress, not a barra brava), got involved in a struggle whilst passing through a routine security check on the way into Vélez Sarsfield vs San... Continue Reading →

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