Another elephant falls

Well, perhaps not quite an elephant. But Racing Club were on a high following their opening weekend win over Rosario Central, and on Tuesday night they took the lead but ended up dead and buried thanks to a comeback from Colón to win 2-1 in El Cementerio de Los Elefantes. Juan Carlos Falcón put the... Continue Reading →

Another skeleton in the Elephants’ Graveyard

And so it comes to this. Three seasons of struggle against the drop came down to one head-to-head match to decide who, out of Colón de Santa Fé and Racing Club, would remain in the Primera A next season, and who would have to enter a two-leg playoff against a side from B Nacional to... Continue Reading →

Clausura ’08: Round 19 fixtures

Here it is, ladies and gents: the final weekend of the Primera A Torneo Clausura 2008. River are already champions, but there's still the small matter of relegation to sort out, and to that end the weekend's most important match is the winner-takes-all game in Santa Fé, where Colón host Racing. I'm in Nottingham on... Continue Reading →

The relegation head-to-head gets going

Colón vs. Racing in the clash to avoid the relegation playoffs may still be over a week off, but the off-pitch battle has already begun. La Academia have been angered after the Santa Fé club's decision to use their home advantage to the greatest possible degree by giving them only 2,200 away tickets. Meanwhile, former... Continue Reading →

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