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 Clausura 2009: Expected starting lineups

Sunday, 19th April sees what might be an historic clash in La Bombonera between Boca Juniors and River Plate. If Julio Grondona gets his (and the only rule that's ever followed in Argentine football is that what Don Julio wants, Don Julio gets) this will be the last superclásico of the 'short tournament' era. Juan Román... Continue Reading →

Summer’s almost over…

At long last, we're within a week of the return of proper domestic football to the Argentine top flight. The curtain is coming down on the summer tournaments with a bad-blooded Copa Ciudad de Mendoza (AKA Copa Revancha) in which Boca Juniors outclassed River Plate, and plenty of other sides were in action over the weekend as well. Lanús drew 2-2 with... 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 →

Clausura ’08: Round 13 goals

All 31 of the goals from the 13th weekend of the 2008 Torneo Clausura are now online, and you can see them - including Sebastián Battaglia's winner for Boca Juniors against River Plate and Kily González's late effort for Central against Racing in the relegation battle - right here through TN. For the lazy who... Continue Reading →

The wait is over

It's been four years since Boca Juniors last beat River Plate in La Bombonera, during which time their sole consolation has been that River haven't won any trophies and they have done. On Sunday, though, with River arriving in La Boca on top of the league table, the run came to an end thanks to... Continue Reading →

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