Copa Sudamericana – River Plate 1 – 2 Lanús: the goals

The second Copa Sudamericana preliminary round in El Monumental on Wednesday night was Ariel Ortega's fourth debut for the club, and things seemed to be going swimmingly when Cristian Fabbiani scored a cracker just before the hour. That was all overshadowed, though, when Eduardo Salvio popped up with ten minutes to spare to equalise -... Continue Reading →

Training news

Américo Gallego has taken his first training session as boss of Independiente, dressed all in red as he spoke to the press. Meanwhile, Christian 'El Flaco' Fabbiani has rejoined his River Plate team-mates after his 'mini-pre-season' in Tandil weighing fully five kilos less than he did a few weeks ago, and River's derby opponents on... Continue Reading →

River finally win

It was only Néstor Gorosito's second competitive match in charge of River Plate, but their first win of 2009 already seems like it's been a long time coming, following the disappointments of the Torneo de Verano. On Thursday night, in their first Copa Libertadores group game against Paraguayans Nacional, they were disappointing again, but Diego... Continue Reading →

Newell’s finish fifth

The total of 25 points that Racing were aiming for in the Apertura hasn't been met, but they weren't far off. They ultimately have to settle for 22, after a disappointing performance in El Coloso Del Parque saw them end their Torneo Apertura with a 3-0 defeat at the hands of Newell's Old Boys. For... Continue Reading →

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