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 →

Friday Superliga highlights: Belgrano and Racing share four goals

There were two score draws to get the Easter weekend underway in the Argentine Superliga on Friday evening: first, in Parque Patricios, Huracán drew 1-1 with Banfield; afterwards, in Córdoba, Belgrano and Racing shared four goals and Racing's embattled attacking midfielder Ricky Centurión got himself sent off near the end for being an idiot. Before... Continue Reading →

Sampaoli adds five Argentina-based players to his March friendlies squad, including Lautaro Martínez

As expected, on Monday morning the Argentine Football Association published Jorge Sampaoli's final squad list for Argentina's upcoming friendlies against Italy in Manchester on the 23rd, and against Spain in Madrid on the 27th of this month. Having already called up twenty-two players who play their club football abroad, Sampaoli added five 'locals' to the... 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 →

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