Inicial 2012: ¡Vélez campeón!, and a River Plate win puts Boca Juniors into the 2013 Libertadores (video)

Saturday's and Sunday's matches in the Torneo Inicial have seen an average of two goals each, and most importantly, on Sunday afternoon, Vélez Sarsfield won their ninth league title - and fifth in seven years - with a match still to play, courtesy of a 2-0 home win over Unión de Santa Fe. The fact... Continue Reading →

Clausura 2011: Palermo leaves La Bombonera, and ¡Vélez campeón! (Video)

A dramatic weekend's action ended in Argentina with Martín Palermo's final match at La Bombonera as Boca Juniors drew 1-1 with Banfield, but although that got more of the headlines and TV coverage, Vélez Sarsfield are the biggest winners of the day. Their 2-0 victory over Huracán and Lanús' 1-0 loss at home to Argentinos... Continue Reading →

¡Vélez campeón!

In circumstances about as controversial as they come, and after thirteen minutes of second half stoppage time, Vélez Sársfield beat Huracán by a single late goal from Maxi Moralez - who was sent off for his celebration - to climb above them in the table and claim the Torneo Clausura 2009 title. Huracán had a... Continue Reading →

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