Superliga 2018–19: the fixtures in full, a bit of help planning a trip, and what is the Copa de la Superliga?

On Thursday lunchtime, the Superliga Argentina de Fútbol finally released the fixture list for the coming season, which will kick off on Friday, 10th August. Like last season, teams will all play each other just once (with twenty-six teams in the league, there's not time for everyone to play everyone else twice), with the championship... Continue Reading →

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Superliga Friday highlights: Vélez and San Lorenzo both win

Friday's Superliga games brought two 2-0 wins. One was for Gabriel Heinze's Vélez Sarsfield, who kept a rare clean sheet and continued to show signs of good attacking play as they raced into an early lead against San Martín and kept it throughout the remainder of the game. The other was for San Lorenzo, whose... Continue Reading →

Friday and Saturday Superliga highlights: Temperley and Olimpo go down, and a five-goal thriller in Florencio Varela

Friday's and Saturday's matches in the twenty-third round of Superliga action have seen an ever-tightening race for the continental spots, and the relegation picture get a whole lot clearer: defeats for Temperley and Olimpo on Saturday mean both are relegated with five matches to play, and Chacarita Juniors are now the only team left in... 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 →

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