Torneo Final 2013: Boca v River ends all square & Rafaela win with a controversial late penalty (video)

Part of this post should have gone up on Sunday night, but I didn't have time for it - apologies. Anyway, Sunday's Torneo Final matches saw a dull superclásico whose main talking points were Manu Lanzini scoring the fastest goal in the fixture's history to put River 1-0 up, before Santiago Silva equalised, and a hold-up during... Continue Reading →

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Clausura: Boca see off River, & Lanús peg back Vélez (video)

Sunday's biggest match in Argentina saw Martín Palermo a goal from a brilliant header in his final superclásico, and Boca Juniors win 2-0 aided by an uncharacteristic error from River Plate goalkeeper Juan Pablo Carrizo in La Bombonera. Sunday's most important match for the title race saw Lanús come out on top of a five-goal... Continue Reading →

Superclásico highlights

There weren't too many high points in Sunday's super, truth be told, but what the match did have was two fine goals from two veterans of the Argentine football scene. You can see Martín Palermo's smart turn and thirty-yard rocket, and Marcelo Gallardo's twenty-five yard free kick (he changed his mind about which side of... Continue Reading →

Superclásico highlights

This wasn't posted with the rest of the goal videos on Monday evening because I didn't want it to overshadow them, or vice versa, in people's attention. So, here is a nice long video for any Boca Juniors fans who want to re-live their side's 1-0 victory over River Plate in La Bombonera on Sunday... Continue Reading →

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