Saturday and Sunday Superliga highlights: River beat Boca with two golazos; Atlético Tucumán go top overnight

After a high-scoring start to the sixth round of Superliga action, things settled down on Saturday and Sunday, but we still only had to sit through one 0-0 draw. In the biggest match of the round, Boca Juniors hosted River Plate in the superclásico and River put in a textbook Big Game Away Performance to run... 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 →

Sunday Superliga highlights: River’s reserves ease past Arsenal, and Boca are on the brink

Sunday brought five matches and eleven goals in the Superliga. In the 11am kick off, there was unusually low score, with Huracán beating Tigre 2-0 to cement their continental qualification hopes. At (late) lunchtime, goals from Brian Mansilla and Lautaro Martínez helped Racing win against their manager Eduardo Coudet's old club, Rosario Central, 2-0, before... Continue Reading →

Monday Superliga highlights: Newell’s surprise Talleres and Vélez hold San Lorenzo and relegate Chacarita

There were two games yesterday evening in the Superliga. In Rosario, Newell's Old Boys hosted Talleres and got a rather surprising victory, beating them 2-1 thanks to a winner from Jerónimo Cacciabue to prevent Talleres from going third and to lift themselves to twenty-second. Later, Vélez Sarsfield and San Lorenzo were involved in an entertaining... Continue Reading →

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