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Boca Juniors enter the 2010/2011 season amidst much uncertainty and several question marks hanging over the club. A disappointing 11th place finish in the 2009 Apertura was followed by a simply woeful showing in the 2010 Clausura, (when they were the bookies pre-season favourites to win the title) Boca finished an unthinkable 16th. Internal wrangling at boardroom level, player disputes with coach Abel Alves and lack of form of key players like Juan Roman Riquelme were all reasons given for Boca’s dreadful campaign. A good showing in the early games is vital if the Xeneizes …

As a city, Buenos Aires boasts a higher concentration of football teams than anywhere else in the world. Many of these 24 clubs play in the country’s ‘Primera’ league, and with the help of arguably the world’s most passionate fans, turn Buenos Aires into a truly football-mad city.
The biggest teams in town are River Plate and Boca Juniors, who are estimated to be supported by almost 70% of the nation. Put together, the two clubs have won 56 league titles, and Boca Juniors have won a record 18 international titles …