Vélez Sarsfield beat Newell’s Old Boys in Argentina’s ‘Superfinal’ – but what does it mean?

Saturday early evening brought an historic - and utterly ridiculous - match in Argentine football; the first Superfinal. The match was played in Mendoza between Vélez Sarsfield, the winners of last year's Torneo Inicial, and Newell's Old Boys, winners of the recently-ended Torneo Final. Ostensibly, the idea was to crown one champion of Argentina for... Continue Reading →

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San Martín relegated on Torneo Final last day; Boca avoid finishing bottom by a point

Sunday brought the last matches of the 2013 Torneo Final, and the goals scored took the final tally for round 19 up to 30 - the highest of any weekend in the 2012-13 season. San Martín de San Juan lost 3-1 away to River Plate and as a result were relegated; at the same time,... Continue Reading →

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