Superliga highlights round 22: Defensa win five-goal thriller to keep pressure on Racing

The twenty-second round of Superliga action ended on Monday night with yet another late winner for Defensa y Justicia, who emerged victorious from a five-goal thriller against Banfield thanks to Nicolás Fernández's hat trick. The win meant that Defensa have qualified for the Copa Libertadores for the first time in their history – they'll be in... Continue Reading →

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Superliga Friday highlights: Bauza’s Central get a second win, Newell’s and Independiente serve up a thriller

The second round of Superliga action began on Friday evening with Talleres hosting Rosario Central. The hosts suffered a narrow defeat for the second week running, while Central – the team now managed by former Argentina boss Edgardo Bauza – got their second 1-0 win thanks to a headed goal of the season, with Fernando... Continue Reading →

Saturday and Sunday Superliga highlights: Boca open their defence with a win and Lanús let Defensa y Justicia off the hook

It's not been a classic Superliga weekend: Saturday and Sunday's matches in the opening round of 2018–19 Superliga action brought just nine goals from nine games, with three 0-0 draws and not a single away victory. On Saturday, Gimnasia and Unión got 1-0 wins over Argentinos Juniors and Aldosivi respectively, before Patronato v Colón and... Continue Reading →

Hand Of Pod episode 278

Hand Of Pod, the internet's only English-language Argentine football podcast, is back from the summer break, and you can listen to it right here. Or for details of how to subscribe via iTunes, Stitcher or TuneIn, follow this link to the HOP blog.

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