Superliga Saturday highlights: Vélez claim back to back wins, and Huracán close in on a Libertadores spot

Saturday's Superliga matches brought a second straight win for Gabriel Heinze's Vélez Sarsfield side, thanks to a Lucas Robertone goal with about fifteen minutes to play which saw them beat Banfield in Liniers. Defensa y Justicia claimed a comfortable win over Rosario Central to record a fourth consecutive victory and continue to dream of a... Continue Reading →

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Friday Superliga highlights: Godoy Cruz delay Boca’s party, and Temperley beat Chacarita

If proof were needed that Chacarita Juniors really haven't been good enough for the top flight this season, it came on Friday evening with the manner of Temperley's opening goal in a 2-1 win for the visitors between two already relegated teams. More pertinent to what's left of the season was the clásico del cuyo in... 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 →

Saturday Superliga highlights: advantage Boca as Godoy Cruz are held, and Heinze’s Vélez smash Temperley

Saturday brought some interesting Superliga results, none more eye-catching than Vélez Sarsfield's improvement in one of the very first matches of the afternoon to tonk relegated Temperley 4-2 away from home, thanks to two second half goals from Lucas Robertone. Meanwhile, San Martín and Lanús were drawing 1-1 in San Juan. Talleres got their Copa... 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 →

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 →

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