Promoción second leg goal videos

The goals from Sunday's two Promoción second leg matches, which resulted in both Gimnasia La Plata and Rosario Central keeping their places in the Primera A, are now online and you can watch them right here. Gimnasia y Esgrima La Plata 3 - 0 Atlético Rafaela (3-3 agg., Gimnasia stay up due to 'sporting advantage')... Continue Reading →

Promoción 2 2009: Gimnasia LP 3 – 0 Rafaela

Needing a three-goal win against a team they'd never previously beaten in three encounters - the most recent of which was just three days ago - Gimnasia y Esgrima La Plata left it oh so late but, in the last twenty minutes, they struck three times - the last two goals coming with only nine... Continue Reading →

Podcast follow-up

What with the Copa Libertadores final first leg as well as those of the Promociones during the week, I didn't have time to post this link. Those who paid attention to HEGS last week will remember my debut appearance in a podcast over on Seba's wonderful Mundo Albiceleste, and on Tuesday night, in the face... Continue Reading →

¡Vélez campeón!

In circumstances about as controversial as they come, and after thirteen minutes of second half stoppage time, Vélez Sársfield beat Huracán by a single late goal from Maxi Moralez - who was sent off for his celebration - to climb above them in the table and claim the Torneo Clausura 2009 title. Huracán had a... Continue Reading →

Copa qualification, and other final matches

The Torneo Clausura now has just three matches remaining - the final relegation clashes and the title decider, a preview of which you can hear, if you've not already, over on the Mundo Albiceleste podcast from earlier in the week. Argentina's representatives for the Copa Sudamericana are all confirmed after Saturday's matches, and for once... Continue Reading →

Racing across the line

Racing and Newell's Old Boys completed their seasons on Friday night in El Cilindro, with Ricardo Caruso Lombardi's boys completing a stunning campaign - largely under their new manager - to climb to fifth place prior to the rest of the weekend's games. After an appalling start which saw Alexis Machuca give Newell's the lead... Continue Reading →

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