Racing beat San Lorenzo

Yes, that's right. San Lorenzo entered the summer action in Mar del Plata on Wednesday night against Racing, and they suffered the indignity of actually losing to Juan Manuel Llop's side. In what was essentially a match between reserve sides, there was plenty of poor passing and neither side looked fully interested. The best chance... Continue Reading →

Apertura ’08: Round 11 scores and scorers

The chasing pack all won and the leaders lost this weekend, so the title race is tightening up. At the bottom River struggled - and lost to another set piece goal - in Jujuy and Central lost in La Bombonera, whilst Banfield couldn't follow up last week's win over Racing with a result against Gimnasia La Plata.... Continue Reading →

The resurgence continues

God knows where this has come from. Racing have looked a better team so far in the Apertura, but lost last week to Banfield and had a tricky match this weekend against top-of-the-table San Lorenzo in a clásico that surely, none of their fans thought they could win. But win it they did, thanks to... Continue Reading →

And they’re off!

'Big football', as the Argentine media call it, is back at last. The 2008 Torneo de Verano kicked off on Friday night in Salta, and it was joy for Racing as Miguel Micó's men beat San Lorenzo 1-0 thanks to a first-half header from Diego Menghi, as Ramón Díaz watched on his sofa at home.... Continue Reading →

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