Thursday night action

It was an intrigue-packed evening of football in Argentina on Thursday, in the eighth round of the 2009 Torneo Apertura. Colón went fourth with a performance full of golazos to beat Arsenal 4-1. Shortly afterwards champions Vélez Sársfield, who haven't lost a single match at home in 2009, ended Argentinos Juniors' unbeaten run with a... Continue Reading →

Torneo Apertura 2009: Round 8 fixtures

With Saturday featuring Argentina's must-win World Cup qualifier at home to Peru, the AFA have brought forward most of the eighth round of the 2009 Torneo Apertura, rather than opt for a two-week gap between matches. River Plate confirmed on Tuesday that former defensive lynchpin and title-winning boss Leonardo Astrada is their new manager, and... Continue Reading →

Clausura ’09: Round 17 fixtures

Back to the league after the thrills and spills of the international break. Three matches remain, and this weekend the endgame gets going with two clásicos on Sunday - one in La Bombonera, where San Lorenzo will be the 'home' side, and one in Avellaneda between Racing and Boca. The clash between River and Tigre... Continue Reading →

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