Partidazo: Nueva Chicago 4-4 Racing Club, Apertura 2001

On 11 November 2001 Nueva Chicago hosted Racing Club in the 13th round of Apertura 2001. The game was significant for both teams, Nueva Chicago were embroiled in a desperate fight to avoid relegation and Racing Club were hunting their first league championship in 35 years. The game ended 4-4 and seven weeks later Racing Club won the league championship by a single point from River Plate. Nueva Chicago avoided relegation at the end of the 2001-02 season but since then the club has been in serious decline, they currently play in the regionalised 3rd division.

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