Sunday Superliga highlights: Boca are virtually champions; Arsenal are definitely relegated

There was a virtual coronation and an actual relegation in Sunday's Superliga matches. Boca Juniors didn't claim the title, but Pablo Pérez's ninety-second minute winner against second-placed Talleres did mean they extend their lead at the top of the table to nine points (eight, if San Lorenzo win their game in hand against Independiente on Wednesday)... Continue Reading →

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Friday Superliga highlights: Lanús come from behind to shock Colón, and Central ease to a win against Chacarita

The twentieth round of the Superliga got underway on Friday evening with just two games, because we've now moved off the summer calendar, meaning more matches can be fitted in on Saturday and Sunday. In Rosario, Central had a hard time of it against Chacarita Juniors, and were being held 1-1 until 20-year-old Agustín Maziero... Continue Reading →

Saturday and Sunday Superliga highlights: River lose again, Boca win a wide-open game to maintain their lead

The seventeenth round of Superliga action continued over the weekend, with goals in largely short supply. Indeed, the scorelines on Saturday and Sunday were low, with one exception. Lanús and Rosario Central drew 1-1, the two goals coming just two minutes apart; Vélez Sarsfield were poor but River Plate were even worse as Gabriel Heinze's... 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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