River Plate

River beat Racing to win Argentine league title

Fri, 26 Nov 2021 - 08:54 GMT

The home side overran their opponents at the Monumental stadium in Buenos Aires, having 28 shots at goal to the visitors’ five.

COVID-hit River win with midfielder in goal, no subs

Thu, 20 May 2021 - 12:47 GMT

Veteran midfielder Perez started in goal behind an inexperienced team.

Super Clasico: River Plate qualifies to Copa Libertadores Final, waits for Brazilian opponent

Wed, 23 Oct 2019 - 07:55 GMT

One goal was not enough for Boca Juniors to win the pass for the final of the 60th edition of the 2019 Copa Libertadores against the arch-rivals River Plate at La Bombonera.

Another Super Clasico is expected at Copa Libertadores

Fri, 02 Aug 2019 - 01:35 GMT

The continental competition could witness another Super Clasico if both Argentinean clubs made it to the semis.

River Plate's Monumental could miss out on 2020 Copa games

Sat, 06 Apr 2019 - 09:36 GMT

Argentina is planning to use five stadiums to host matches in the 2020 Copa America, with River Plate’s Monumental a surprise exclusion

Shahat,1stEgyptian to reach FIFA Club World Cup Final

Thu, 20 Dec 2018 - 08:58 GMT

Al-Ain Egyptian winger, Hussein el-Shahat, led his team on Tuesday night to defeat Argentina’s River Plate at the FIFA Club World Cup semi-final.

Al-Ain reaches FIFA Club World Cup Final

Wed, 19 Dec 2018 - 02:37 GMT

Al-Ain is the second Arab team to reach the final following Raja Casablanca who reached the final in 2013.

Shahat starts for Al-Ain's clash against River Plate

Tue, 18 Dec 2018 - 04:28 GMT

Shahat is leading the team's attacking line alongside Brazilian winger, Caio Fernandez, and veteran Swedish striker, Marcus Berg.

CONMEBOL doubles Copa Libertadores prize money

Tue, 18 Dec 2018 - 01:07 GMT

By comparison, UEFA will distribute 1.94 billion Euros ($2.20 billion) to the clubs that qualified for the Champions League group stage in 2018/19.

Gallardo wins second Libertadores and Europe beckons

Tue, 11 Dec 2018 - 06:00 GMT

Gallardo, a cultured midfielder who played part of his career at Monaco and Paris St-Germain, is well aware that Argentine talent inevitably heads to Europe.

Rebooted Libertadores final a treat for Madrid soured by regret

Sun, 09 Dec 2018 - 11:50 GMT

Six thousand miles away and 15 days later than planned, the Copa Libertadores final between Boca Juniors and River Plate will be concluded.

Argentine hooligan denied entry to Spain for River-Boca final

Fri, 07 Dec 2018 - 08:56 GMT

"This person has been returned to Argentina. There is no place for violence in football," they added via Twitter.

Boca land in Madrid amid tight security for Libertadores

Thu, 06 Dec 2018 - 12:56 GMT

Boca Juniors landed in Madrid on Wednesday as they prepare to face fellow Argentine club and their biggest rivals River Plate in the Copa Libertadores final second leg amid the biggest security operation for a match the city has mounted.

Postponed Libertadores final to be played in Madrid

Sat, 01 Dec 2018 - 03:39 GMT

The postponed Copa Libertadores final second leg between Argentine clubs River Plate and Boca Juniors will be played at Real Madrid's stadium on Dec. 9, the South American Football Confederation (CONMEBOL) said on Thursday.

Delayed Libertadores final could take place in Qatar

Fri, 30 Nov 2018 - 05:04 GMT

"Qatar is a possibility," the source said, with Dec. 8 the most likely date.

Genoa offers to host Libertadores final

Tue, 27 Nov 2018 - 11:50 GMT

The Genoa city government confirmed in a statement on Monday that it had written to the clubs offering to host the game.

Argentina pushes anti soccer hooligan bill after Boca-River melee

Tue, 27 Nov 2018 - 07:29 GMT

The riot was especially embarrassing to the country as it prepares to host a summit of the G20 bloc of nations on Friday.

Libertadores final postponed after Boca bus attacked, players hurt

Sun, 25 Nov 2018 - 02:40 GMT

The second leg of the Copa Libertadores final was postponed on Saturday after Boca Juniors players were hurt when their bus was attacked by River Plate fans outside the stadium, ruining what was supposed to be a landmark day for Argentine football.

At Boca-River Superclasico, fans take centre stage

Fri, 23 Nov 2018 - 02:20 GMT

They call it the greatest rivalry in football and the people who watch it the greatest fans in the world. And this weekend, they are calling the meeting of Argentina's Boca Juniors and River Plate the greatest final ever.

River Plate returns from La Bombonera with a draw

Mon, 12 Nov 2018 - 02:23 GMT

Both teams faced for the first time at Copa Libertadores final and the host team fans packed their stadium to support their team against their fiercest rivals.