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Nov 2, 2015

Soccer-Boca Juniors win 25th Argentine league title

BUENOS AIRES, Nov 1 (Reuters) – Boca Juniors won the Argentine first division championship with a match to spare when they beat Tigre 1-0 at La Bombonera on Sunday.

Defender Fabian Monzon scored the winner with a header from a corner in the 42nd minute to hand Boca their 25th league title and first since 2011 in the professional era.

Sep 20, 2015

Tevez tackle leaves opponent with broken ankle

BUENOS AIRES (Reuters) – Carlos Tevez scored twice for Boca Juniors on Saturday but the main talking point from their 3-1 win over Argentinos Juniors in a stormy Argentine league game was his studs-up challenge that left defender Ezequiel Ham with a broken ankle.

Boca’s win was overshadowed by the incident in the 76th minute where Tevez and Ham both went for a loose ball.

Sep 20, 2015

Soccer-Tevez tackle leaves opponent with broken ankle

BUENOS AIRES, Sept 20 (Reuters) – Carlos Tevez scored twice for Boca Juniors on Saturday but the main talking point from their 3-1 win over Argentinos Juniors in a stormy Argentine league game was his studs-up challenge that left defender Ezequiel Ham with a broken ankle.

Boca’s win was overshadowed by the incident in the 76th minute where Tevez and Ham both went for a loose ball.

Aug 6, 2015

River win Libertadores Cup with 3-0 win over Tigres

BUENOS AIRES (Reuters) – Argentina’s River Plate completed the most remarkable transformation in the team’s history on Wednesday when they beat Mexican club Tigres 3-0 to guarantee their third Libertadores Cup triumph.

The win came four years after the Buenos Aires club were relegated for the first time in over a century and means that under the stewardship of Marcelo Gallardo they now hold both of South America’s top club competitions, having won the Copa Sudamericana in December.

Aug 6, 2015

Soccer-River win Libertadores Cup with 3-0 win over Tigres

BUENOS AIRES, Aug 5 (Reuters) – Argentina’s River Plate completed the most remarkable transformation in the team’s history on Wednesday when they beat Mexican club Tigres 3-0 to guarantee their third Libertadores Cup triumph.

The win came four years after the Buenos Aires club were relegated for the first time in over a century and means that under the stewardship of Marcelo Gallardo they now hold both of South America’s top club competitions, having won the Copa Sudamericana in December.

Jul 15, 2015

Second half goals give River Plate first-leg advantage

BUENOS AIRES (Reuters) – River Plate struggled to break down a resolute Guarani side in their Libertadores Cup semi-final on Tuesday but they upped the tempo in the second half to get the goals that give them a 2-0 advantage to take into next week’s return leg in Paraguay.

Guarani matched their rivals in a competitive opening period but the home side found a higher gear after the break.

Jul 15, 2015

Soccer-Second half goals give River Plate first-leg advantage

BUENOS AIRES, July 14 (Reuters) – River Plate struggled to break down a resolute Guarani side in their Libertadores Cup semi-final on Tuesday but they upped the tempo in the second half to get the goals that give them a 2-0 advantage to take into next week’s return leg in Paraguay.

Guarani matched their rivals in a competitive opening period but the home side found a higher gear after the break.

Jul 13, 2015

Boca Juniors unveil returning idol Tevez

BUENOS AIRES (Reuters) – Carlos Tevez was officially unveiled on Monday as a Boca Juniors player in a 6.5 million euros (£4.62 million) transfer from Juventus.

Thousands of fans of the popular club from the port district of La Boca packed La Bombonera stadium to welcome Tevez home from a decade abroad the day after the team went top of the Argentine league championship.

Jul 13, 2015

Soccer-Boca Juniors unveil returning idol Tevez

BUENOS AIRES, July 13 (Reuters) – Carlos Tevez was officially unveiled on Monday as a Boca Juniors player in a 6.5 million euros ($7.15 million) transfer from Juventus.

Thousands of fans of the popular club from the port district of La Boca packed La Bombonera stadium to welcome Tevez home from a decade abroad the day after the team went top of the Argentine league championship.

Jul 10, 2015

Boca resume Argentine championship waiting on Tevez

BUENOS AIRES (Reuters) – Boca Juniors fans must wait another week to see Carlos Tevez wear their blue and yellow colours again even though the Argentine championship resumes this weekend after a break.

Tevez, who has returned home after a decade in Europe, will not be back from holiday after the Copa America until next weekend’s home match against Quilmes at La Bombonera.