River Plate get three big points, and Estudiantes return to winning ways

In Sunday's big relegation clash, River Plate huffed and puffed in the first half, and eventually blew down Huracán's unconvincingly-constructed house in the second with a brilliant goal from Erik Lamela, and a counter-attack-finishing header from full back Pablo Ferrari. Mariano Pavone set up both. Estudiantes, following the 5-0 mauling they got from Cruzeiro in... Continue Reading →

The players are revolting

The saga of Sebastián Saja took a further twist on Wednesday when the player turned up for San Lorenzo's morning training session flanked by one of the club's medical chiefs, and was told to do one by manager Ramón Díaz. Elsewhere, Paulo Ferrari's been talking about his own place in Diego Simeone's River Plate setup... Saja arrived... Continue Reading →

Off the mark

In his second match in charge, Diego Simeone has his first win as River Plate manager. The Torneo de Verano continued in Salta on Friday night, as Simeone's side met his former playing club Racing, and won 2-0 thanks to some good play and a couple of red cards for La Academia. Elsewhere, the invitational... Continue Reading →

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