The Crow flies again

1-0 down from the start of the clásico 'away' to Huracán in La Bombonera, it took San Lorenzo three whole days to equalise. When Aureliano Torres eventually got that equaliser, though, three minutes into the second half of 37 minutes, the floodgates opened. El Cuervo battered their local rivals and came away from Boca's stadium... Continue Reading →

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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 →

Not the best preparation

Argentina travelled to Lima on Monday, where they're now preparaing to take on Peru on Wednesday night. All is not well, however, for Alfio Basile's side. Following Carlos Tevez's second red card in three matches for the selección, they'll have to get ready for Peru with one forward fewer of Basile's squad. And as well... Continue Reading →

Tough at the top

After a 1-1 draw in the Nuevo Gasómetro last week, San Lorenzo travelled to Quito for the second leg of their quarter-final tie with Liga Deportiva Universitaria knowing they faced an uphill struggle to qualify - playing at altitude against opponents who already had an away goal, and furthermore who had yet to lose a... Continue Reading →

Boca Juniors 2 – 2 Atlas

In the first leg of the Copa Libertadores quarter-final, Boca Juniors played host to Mexican side Atlas in Vélez Sársfield's stadium as a result of the ban CONMEBOL imposed on La Bombonera following an incident at the end of their previous home match against Cruzeiro. The change of scene didn't suit Boca one bit; having... Continue Reading →

San Lorenzo’s run ends

Saturday saw the end of Racing's near-historic one-match winning run, and on Sunday it was the turn of another of the 'Big Five' to have an impressive spell brought to an end. Ramón Díaz's San Lorenzo visited Argentinos Juniors in La Paternal and took the lead thanks to an Aureliano Torres penalty, but were denied... Continue Reading →

Real Potosí 2 – 3 San Lorenzo

Nearly 4,000 metres above sea level, it was never going to be plain sailing for San Lorenzo as they aimed to get their Copa Libertadores group campaign finally off the ground. Their hosts, though, had different ideas, and after Los Santos had missed two golden opportunities early on, shocked the Argentines with a strong performance... Continue Reading →

River enjoy their reunion

River and San Lorenzo kept up their respective records at the start of the season regarding goals: San Lorenzo still haven't scored, and River still haven't conceded in the league. Ramón Díaz and Andrés D'Alessandro both returned to the Monumental for an opposing team for the first time and had contrasting receptions from the home... Continue Reading →

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