Clausura ’09: Round 19 fixtures (part 2)

The final weekend of the 2009 Torneo Clausura is upon us at last, and it's going to be a dramatic one. Racing and Newell's celebrate having nothing to play for to kick things off on Friday night, whilst Saturday sees Central take on Godoy Cruz in a match that could be vital to next season's... Continue Reading →

A guest slot

If you were wondering why I've not written much here on HEGS about the upcoming final weekend of the 2009 Torneo Clausura season, including the 'finalísimo' between Vélez Sársfield and Huracán and the relegation battles on Sunday, it's because I've been talking about them. Frequent HEGS comment-botherer, journalist, and fellow webmaster over at Mundo Albiceleste... Continue Reading →

Ending with a draw

The clásico grondonino in Sarandí ended all square on Friday afternoon, so Arsenal and Independiente go off on their winter holidays relieved, no doubt, that the Clausura is finally over for them. Arsenal will finish bottom of the Clausura table if Argentinos Juniors beat San Lorenzo in the Nuevo Gasómetro next weekend, whilst Independiente haven't... Continue Reading →

Clausura ’09: Round 18 goals

The goals from the eighteenth round of the 2009 Torneo Clausura are online now, from San Lorenzo's win over Independiente to San Martín's victory in Rosario and the results for Vélez and Huracán which take the title race to the last day. Click here to watch them and read on for the running order. Running... Continue Reading →

Racing to salvation

A little later on today, Racing Club de Avellaneda will play Gimnasia y Esgrima de Jujuy away from home. A win will be enough for them to confirm safety from relegation - they won't even have a threat of a playoff hanging over them if they claim three points against their already-relegated hosts - with... Continue Reading →

Celebrations all round

With their backs to the wall, San Martín de Tucumán won on Friday night. Any other result would have relegated them, but as they worked their way to a 1-0 victory away to Newell's Old Boys, El Coloso Del Parque reverberated to fireworks. This result, you see, makes things a little more difficult for Newell's... Continue Reading →

Clausura ’09: Round 18 fixtures

The penultimate round of Torneo Clausura matches is played this weekend, after which we've got a fortnight's gap due to next week's Argentine elections. Vélez Sársfield would win the league on Sunday if they beat Lanús and Huracán lose against Arsenal (two matches which will be played simultaneously). San Martín de Tucumán will be relegated if... Continue Reading →

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