Gimnasia do it again

Gimnasia y Esgrima La Plata lost the first leg of their Promoción last year away to Atlético Rafaela 3-0, but still stayed up. This week, they lost the first leg 1-0 away to Atlético Rafaela, but after a dramatic second half they've kept their place in the Primera División, winning 3-1 in La Plata for... Continue Reading →

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Bizarre symmetry

All Boys had played Central in Rosario thirteen times without winning a single match before Sunday, but they've just completed a 3-0 win in El Gigante Del Arroyito which gives them a place in the Primera División for next season and relegates Central to Nacional B. The last time Central were relegated, Argentinos Juniors won... Continue Reading →

Torneo Clausura 2010: ¡Argentinos Campeón!

HEGS' first championship finale based in Argentina has been an eventful one. 25 years after their second and last domestic title, and one week after that astonishing comeback from the dead against Independiente, Argentinos Juniors beat Huracán 2-1 away to seal their place as champions of the Bicentennial Torneo Clausura 2010. Goals from Juan Mercier... Continue Reading →

Clausura 2010: Round 19 Saturday goals

Vélez qualified for the Copa Sudamericana on Saturday despite a 0-0 draw with Central, by virtue of Lanús' 1-0 loss away to Independiente. Gimnasia demonstrated why they're in relegation trouble by throwing away a 3-0 lead to draw 3-3 with already relegated Atlético Tucumán, whilst Racing beat Chacarita Juniors 2-1 away. River Plate, saying adios... Continue Reading →

Torneo Clausura 2010: Round 19 fixtures

After the madness and midweek distraction of the World Cup preliminary squad list, it's back to business for one last push in the domestic league: the final round of a nailbiting 2010 Torneo Clausura is upon us, and either Estudiantes de La Plata or Argentinos Juniors will be crowned the champions of Argentina's bicentenary on... Continue Reading →

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