¡Boca Campeón!

In the end it was the most nail-biting of finishes, as Tigre tried and tried to break down Boca's resistance, but the most incredible of titles wasn't to be. Boca lost the match, 1-0, to a Leandro Lázzaro header midway through the second half - but with all three sides tied on three points in... Continue Reading →

Plummetting interest

On the day the US Federal Reserve announced an astonishing rate cut, things at the other end of the Americas also begin to look a bit less interesting. San Lorenzo met Tigre in the first match of the title-deciding triangular, and it was the Cuervo who came out on top, meaning that if they beat... Continue Reading →

To the last day!

The Argentine title race is closer than it's ever been. Two years ago, Boca Juniors lost their last two matches to set up a playoff - the first ever - against Estudiantes which the La Plata side won. On Sunday this weekend, Boca drew away to Gimnasia La Plata, at the same time as Tigre... Continue Reading →

Estudiantes and Lanús go through

Estudiantes de La Plata and Lanús played their final matches in Group 2 of the Copa Libertadores last night at home to Deportivo Cuenca and away to Danubio respectively, needing results to ensure participation in the next round. For Roberto Sensini's men, a draw was enough, but with a win they'd win the group. For... Continue Reading →

Verón finally breaks the deadlock

Estudiantes and Lanús have now played each other three times in official matches this year, and on Friday night a winner of the mini-series finally emerged. After two draws in their Copa Libertadores group matches, including an amazing 3-3 a week-and-a-half ago, this Torneo Clausura match also looked like it was heading towards a deadlock... Continue Reading →

Here we go again…

Racing were hosting Estudiantes on Saturday night, but another match has fallen victim to the asterisks as a disallowed goal, combined with other contentious refereeing, sparked unrest in the stands and led to the suspension of the match with 13 minutes remaining. At kick off, Racing had managed to go 438 minutes without scoring, a... Continue Reading →

Two vital wins

The sixth round of matches in the 2008 Torneo Clausura got underway on Friday with two vital wins for sides at opposite ends of the table. Estudiantes kept their early-season title push on track with a 3-2 win at home to San Martín, whilst earlier Central had travelled to fellow relegation strugglers Olimpo in a... Continue Reading →

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