Chau-chau, Pepe

In Pepe Santoro's last match in charge (he announced his impending resignation earlier on Friday, in spite of Independiente president Julio Comparada's attempts to convince him to stay on Thursday), Independiente turned in their best performance of the year so far. An astonishing match against Newell's in the Tomás A. Ducó was looking unusuallly low-scoring... Continue Reading →

River start to flow

For 82 minutes, it was frustration for River Plate on Sunday afternoon, as their attacking intentions foundered against the spirited resistance of Rosario Central's defence and, in particular, a sterling performance from visiting goalkeeper Jorge Broun. It was left for captain Eduardo Tuzzio to finally put the champions ahead with a header from a corner... Continue Reading →

River 5 – 0 San Martín: the goals

You can see the goals from last night's demolition by River of Peruvian side San Martín in the Monumental right here, including Sebastián Abreu's 'perfect hat-trick' - one with his right foot (River's first), one with his left (the fifth) and one with his head (the third). There were also strikes from Radamel Falcao García... Continue Reading →

River flow on

River Plate became the fourth Argentine club in the last 16 of the 2008 Copa Libertadores on Thursday night thanks to an easy home win over Peru's San Martín de Porres in the Monumental. Any result would have done for River as long as they didn't lose by more than one goal, but once Sebastián... Continue Reading →

A quick start

Hugo Tocalli's debut as head coach of Vélez Sársfield could have gone a little better - his side could have kept a clean sheet - but one thing's for sure: it couldn't have been much more exciting for the fans. In front of a home crowd, the Liniers side raced into a 4-1 lead against... Continue Reading →

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