Libertadores highlights: River are held by Santa Fe; Estudiantes lose to Santos

Two Argentine clubs were in Copa Libertadores action on Thursday evening. River Plate hosted Colombian side Independiente Santa Fe in their second group game, having drawn 2-2 away to Flamengo last month in the first. Here, they drew again; held 0-0 by visitors who were under pressure for most of the match, but earned the... Continue Reading →

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Highlights: Racing get a draw in Chile, Boca edge out Junior and San Lorenzo beat Independiente in the Superliga

There have been four midweek games so far involving Argentine sides. One was in the Superliga on Wednesday night, with Independiente hosting San Lorenzo in the game left over from earlier this year due to Independiente's involvement in the Recopa Sudamericana. In that match, which saw Fabricio Bustos red carded for the hosts, a 14th... Continue Reading →

Watch: Lautaro Martínez hits a hat trick on his Libertadores debut as Racing beat Cruzeiro 4-2

The group stage of the 2018 Copa Libertadores got underway on Tuesday night, and the highlight came in Avellaneda, where Racing hosted Brazilian side Cruzeiro in the Cilindro. With Argentina boss Jorge Sampaoli watching – just two days before he names his squad for upcoming friendlies against Spain and Italy – young striker Lautaro Martínez hit a... Continue Reading →

Hand Of Pod episode 280

In the two-hundred and eightieth episode of Hand Of Pod, Andrés and I look back on last weekend's Superliga action - including Nacho Scocco's solo show (and Fernando Quintero's highly impressive debut) for RIver Plate, and Lautaro Martínez's hat trick for Racing, as well as the 1-1 draw between the top two, San Lorenzo and Boca... Continue Reading →

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