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 →

International Academia

It may surprise those who've come to the world of Argentine football only in the last couple of years, but Racing Club do actually have a proud tradition within in the country's footballing history. Known as La Academia, or 'The Academy', the Avellaneda club has a reputation for producing good young players, and on Thursday a deal... 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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