Copa Argentina 2011-12: Boca beat Racing in the final to claim their second Copa

Wednesday night saw the final of last season's Copa Argentina finally played (having been delayed at the end of the season due to Boca Juniors' participation in the Copa Libertadores final). Racing had the majority of possession, but didn't do anything like enough with it, and with excellent goals from Santiago Silva and Lucas Viatri,... Continue Reading →

Torneo Apertura 2011: round 15 fixtures

The fifteenth round of the Torneo Apertura is here, and it could see Boca Juniors all but seal the championship. If they win against Racing and Lanús and Atlético Rafaela don't win their matches, Boca will be eleven points clear with twelve to play for. All the kick off times and referees are here, as... Continue Reading →

Edging closer

Two matches now remaining, and Boca Juniors are keeping their noses just in front in the championship race. On Sunday they completed their clásico against Racing in La Bombonera - unlike Huracán against San Lorenzo in the same stadium the day before - and the result gave them another three points to once more overtake... Continue Reading →

Same old story

Saturday saw two clásicos in Primera A. Estudiantes beat Gimnasia 'away' in the Estadio Municipal de La Plata, Ezequiel Maggiolo scoring twice either side of Federico Domínguez's equaliser, and both sides having two men sent off. But if you think that makes a front page-worthy match in Argentina, think again. Because Racing took the lead against Boca... Continue Reading →

How demeaning

It's difficult to know who'll be more disappointed after Tuesday night's Torneo de Verano match-up. On the one hand, Racing are at a low enough point that they'll be expected to be happy with a goalless draw against a team made of youth players and reserves. On the other, Boca's youth players and reserves, who... Continue Reading →

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