Apart from football, other activities practised at the club are athletics , basketball , boxing , chess , field hockey , futsal , handball , gymnastics , martial arts , Pilates , roller skating , scuba diving , swimming, tennis , volleyball , water polo and yoga.
Independiente was founded on 4 August The mostly young employees were only allowed to watch the games; they could not play for the team.
As a result, at a meeting in a bar located in front of the club, they chose to form a new club. Rosendo Degiorgi was appointed interim president.
Degiorgi's family offered the use of a small room in their home to serve as the first club headquarters. It was established the Sunday 1 January as the official foundation date.
Andrew's , the first champions of football in Argentina winners of season. Independiente played the first game on his history on Sunday 15 January , against Atlanta , in the "bohemios" field, losing 1—0.
The club won the first game in its history with a resounding 11—0 win against Albion on 7 May Independiente then got affiliated to The Argentine Football Association, and was allowed to play in the second and third divisions.
The first " Avellaneda derby " was played on 9 June Independiente beat Racing 3—2. That same year Independiente moved from Buenos Aires to its new field located in Avellaneda city, which was built in Manuel Ocantos street.
On 10 May , the team played for the first time wearing the red jersey, in a match against Banfield that Independiente won 9—2. In , the Independiente F.
Since there were a conflict between some clubs, the football league was dividided into two leagues with their own separate federation AAF and FAF , and only a few teams remained in FAF, so the federation invited Independiente, among other teams.
League's top scorer was Independiente striker Enrique Colla , with 12 goals. Although being one of the most popular teams, Independiente did not win any league on that decade.
Due to Independiente's powerful attack, media gave the nickname Diablos Rojos Red Devils to the team, which quickly became popular among fans and remained identifying the team since then.
The Argentines won by 2—1 with two goals from Orsi. After the season, Raimundo Orsi left and joined Juventus F. Formerly, football stadiums in Latin America consisted simply on tribunes and seats made of wooden planks.
In the early 30s, Independiente finished as runners-up in , , and Arsenio Erico was a young Paraguayan who came to Argentina to avoid fighting at the Chaco War for his country.
Independiente achieved several overwhelming victories in early the s, including an 8—1 win over Estudiantes de La Plata , 7—1 over Boca Juniors and 7—0 over Racing Club , which are still to this days, the worst defeat on those teams' history.
Independiente did not win any trophy in the s. This is the only decade in the club's history to not win any title. Its best position was 2nd place in In , Independiente inspired Ecuadorian team Independiente del Valle 's founders to adopt the Argentine team's name.
Initially, the forementioned team also featured the same colors and a similar emblem. Independiente won three league titles at the 60s decade; ,   and After the title, the team participated for the first time at a continental championship with its participation at the Copa Libertadores , losing both quarter-finals legs against SE Palmeiras.
After a win for each other, the teams played a third match play-off in Santiago Bernabeu Stadium in Spain to decide the title, with Internazionale winning in extra time with a goal from Mario Corso.
For the edition, Inter won 3—0 on aggregate. Again, Independiente started a new decade by winning two league titles in a row; ,   and, later in the same decade, the  and  editions of the National Championship.
The title came after a 2—0 win against River Plate in the finals. Independiente's greatest achiviements in the 70s were conquering the premier continental competition again, and this time with a record four times in a row.
Success at the Intercontinental Cup was short. Another edition was to be contested with FC Bayern Munich in but it was never played.
At the 80s Independiente won the Torneo Metropolitano after a 2—0 away victory against city archirrivals Racing Club de Avellaneda , who suffered relegation to Primera B division as well, resulting in another historic moment for the team and his supporters.
The domestic title served as qualifying for the Copa Libertadores. Independiente advanced to second stage after tying with Club Olimpia at 9 points, whereas the Rojos had a better goal difference than the Paraguayans.
The season ended successfully after a 1—0 win against Liverpool F. But no goals where scored in the two legs against compatriots Boca Juniors and the red team lost on penalty shootout.
The 90s started with the retirement of Ricardo Bochini in A one club man , in his 20 years of professional football from to Bochini played only for Independiente apart from the Argentina national football team , and participated in the club's Golden Era, with 8 international titles, and 4 Argentine championships.
He played a total of matches, scoring goals. Independiente for the first time finished last at the Argentine league at the Clausura, scoring 14 goals in 19 games.
However the next semester the team achieved their next title by being crowned champions of the Apertura. Kun made his senior team debut against San Lorenzo in with only 15 years and one month, what made him the youngest player to ever debut in the Argentinean league.
The number of goals this team have scored. The number of goals this team have conceded. Goals Scored - Goals Conceded. The average number of total goals per match.
Calculated across this season. Emmanuel Gigliotti FW 1. Braian Ezequiel Romero FW 0. Silvio Ezequiel Romero FW 0. Ezequiel Cerutti FW 0.
Maximiliano Eduardo Meza MF 0. Alan Javier Franco DF 0. Fabricio Bustos DF 1. Guillermo Enio Burdisso DF 1.
City Calle Ricardo Enrique Bochini ex. Cerezo Osaka Point Per Game: Empoli Point Per Game: Gillingham Point Per Game: Liverpool Point Per Game: Sevilla Point Per Game: Performance - Independiente Collapse.
MP Matches Played this season. Higher numbers indicate a stronger team. Table of teams with the highest number of matches where they conceded 0 goals.
Stats are taken from League runs only. List of teams with the highest number of matches where both teams scored. Stats from team's Domestic League runs only.
Failed to Score FTS. Matches where this team failed to score. Argentinos Juniors vs Independiente.