Sunday's Torneo Clausura matches saw a couple of surprising results, and one spectacular return to
Argentine football. Olimpo beat Independiente 2-1 to record their first win in eleven attempts, and
Belgrano saw off Vélez Sarsfield 1-0 to reach 52 points ... Continue reading →
CLAUSURA 2012 - FECHA 15 GODOY CRUZ 1 ARGENTINOS 1 TIGRE 3 NEWELLS 1 BANFIELD 0 ESTUDIANTES 3 ALL BOYS 1 SAN MARTIN (SJ) 0 UNION 1 SAN LORENZO 0 OLIMPO 2 INDEPENDIENTE 1 VELEZ 0 BELGRANO 1 RAFALEA 0 COLON 0 RACING 0 BOCA 2 ARSENAL - LANUS (21.
The second round of matches in the 2011 Torneo Apertura began on Monday with an easy away win for
Arsenal de Sarandí against newly-promoted Atlético Rafaela, and concluded with Boca Juniors'
first 4-0 win in nearly a year and a ... Continue reading →
Sunday's biggest match in Argentina saw Martín Palermo a goal from a brilliant header in his final
superclásico, and Boca Juniors win 2-0 aided by an uncharacteristic error from River Plate
goalkeeper Juan Pablo Carrizo in La Bombonera. Sunday's most ... Continue reading →
There are some do-or-die matches coming up in the Torneo Apertura this weekend. Boca Juniors have
to win to keep Claudio Borghi in a job, and play Vélez Sarsfield, never easy opponents at the best
of times. And Borghi's got ... Continue reading →
It was an intrigue-packed evening of football in Argentina on Thursday, in the eighth round of the
2009 Torneo Apertura. Colón went fourth with a performance full of golazos to beat Arsenal 4-1.
Shortly afterwards champions Vélez Sársfield, who haven't lost a single match at home in 2009,
ended Argentinos Juniors' unbeaten run with a [.
Chelsea, unaware that no means no, made a silly bid for Alexandre Pato which was firmly rejected
(they say "English club", but they're not fooling anyone). Then Silvio Berlusconi all but offered
up Andrea Pirlo to London due to his silly wages, but Andrea and his hair are not interested in
moving away from Milan.
The end of the European season has brought with it the usual spate of embryonic transfer rumours,
so since there's no Argentines Abroad this week, let's take a (very) quick look at some of them to
give you a bit of reading matter today, shall we? Boca Juniors have had a few offers for players,
In a one-sided match, Boca Juniors easily confirmed their participation in the knockout round of
the 2009 Copa Libertadores with a comfortable win over their Ecuadorian opponents. Rodrigo Palacio
scored the third goal but it was his strike partner (by that point withdrawn to a standing ovation)
who got the headlines: Martín Palermo scored his [.
Hopefully all HEGS readers had a good few days off for Christmas (those who had days off for it, at
least). After a couple of days away from the keyboard myself (you only need a mouse to play
Football Manager), I hope I've now got things straight enough to look back on what was a [...]
The AFA's incompetence in organising a playoff system that might have either rendered the final
match meaningless, or ensured that one team would go into it without any motivation to win,
has been papered over by Boca Juniors, who on Saturday evening beat San Lorenzo de Almagro 3-1 in
With three matches remaining, Boca Juniors have taken the summit of the Torneo Apertura 2008 thanks
to a 2-1 win in spite of Juan Román Riquelme having a penalty saved away to San
Martín de Tucumán. Combined with Tigre's 3-1 loss to Estudiantes in La Plata, the result
was enough to send Boca top - but just [.
No, it's not the creaking of the shelves in their trophy room. Nor (since the demolition men did
their stuff at the Dell) is it a tightly-packed stadium whose stands almost reach the touchlines.
And whilst the Boca faithful would no doubt have loved Matt LeTissier, the current playmaking
situation on England's south coast isn't [.
Hard to imagine there are greater things as a 21 year old lad in Buenos Aires than being the next
goalscoring superstar and scoring the "1″ in a 1-0 Superclasico in your debut year -
even if half the city despises your very soul. Which I suppose is what makes these accusations seem
A crippling victory for Boca at the hands of their bitter rivals, as they took a 1-0 win at El
Monumental, with the lone goal coming just 8 minutes after being relegated to 10 men. Juan Roman
Riquelme's free kick found the head of young'un Lucas Viatri, who looped one up and over, into the