San Lorenzo gave River Plate a pasting in the league back on Sunday, but in midweek in the Copa Libertadores both sides suffered the same fate, losing limply to their hosts. Whilst River's season will be in danger - yet again - of descending into freefall if they can't pick things up again against Arsenal at... Continue Reading →
Two sides fighting for the title
River Plate and Boca Juniors. Undisputably, the two biggest clubs in Argentine football. River, the defending champions in the league. Boca, six times champions of South America, most recently just last year. On Sunday, both were playing much smaller teams. River hadn't ever lost away to new promoted San Martín, and returned to Tucumán 15... Continue Reading →
San Martín 2 – 0 River Plate: the goals
Here are the goals from Wednesday night's Copa Libertadores group match between San Martín of Peru and River. Watch out for the second, it's rather good...
Universidad de San Martín 2 – 0 River Plate
Will it never end? Another Argentine side began their Copa Libertadores campaign on Wednesday night, and yet again the result was a win for the opposition. River went out with the best of intentions, Diego Simeone setting his side up in an only slightly more cautious formation than for Sunday's Clausura opener against Gimnasia de... Continue Reading →