Friday Superliga highlights: Arsenal de Sarandí win a game of football, and Ribas becomes top scorer

Friday evening's Superliga matches were primarily notable for two things. First, Arsenal de Sarandí secured a 2-0 half time lead against Lanús, and even they couldn't screw it up, so poor are Lanús right now; they hung on for a 2-1 victory. Almost simultaneously, Belgrano took a 2-0 lead at home to Patronato and did throw... Continue Reading →

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Jorge Sampaoli calls up non-Argentine based players for friendlies with Spain and Italy

On Thursday, Jorge Sampaoli announced the first part of Argentina's squad for the upcoming friendies against Italy (in Manchester on the 23rd March) and Spain (in Madrid on the 27th). This list consists of twenty-two players who play outside Argentina (all but one in Europe), to whom a few from the Argentine Superliga will be... Continue Reading →

Saturday and Sunday Superliga highlights: River lose again, Boca win a wide-open game to maintain their lead

The seventeenth round of Superliga action continued over the weekend, with goals in largely short supply. Indeed, the scorelines on Saturday and Sunday were low, with one exception. Lanús and Rosario Central drew 1-1, the two goals coming just two minutes apart; Vélez Sarsfield were poor but River Plate were even worse as Gabriel Heinze's... Continue Reading →

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