Torneo Clausura 2011: round 6 fixtures

There were no matches on Friday evening this week, but the sixth round of the 2011 Torneo Clausura sees afternoon (rather than early evening) kick offs return now that the worst of the Argentine summer is over. Quilmes and Independiente, two relegation strugglers, get us started at 2pm today. Later on River Plate will look... Continue Reading →

Clausura 2011: round 5 fixtures

This weekend sees underwhelming Vélez Sarsfield visit high-flying River Plate (it seems odd to be writing it that way round, but I'll be at the game on Sunday), Racing visit Colón and a clásico to make the mouth water in the form of San Lorenzo against Boca Juniors. Joint leaders Estudiantes are at home to... Continue Reading →

Torneo Clausura 2011: round 1 fixtures

The 2011 Torneo Clausura is finally upon us, complete with a suitably nationalistic nametag from the government/AFA. This short championship will be known as the Torneo Clausura Néstor Kirchner Copa Malvinas Argentinas, just to remind us Brits in Buenos Aires of our place. The opening weekend sees champions Estudiantes kick things off against Newell's, before... 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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