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Banfield win first ever Argentine league title

December 13, 2009
Banfield won their first Argentine league title despite a 2-0 defeat at Boca Juniors on the final day of the season on Sunday.

Argentina striker Martin Palermo ended a run of eight matches without a goal by netting twice for Boca.

Newell's Old Boys, Banfield's only remaining challengers who began the day two points behind, also lost 2-0 at home to San Lorenzo, for whom Fabian Bordagaray struck twice.

Newell's would have had to win their match and Banfield lose for ...

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