All the weekend’s Superliga highlights: Boca and River both get last-minute winners ahead of the Supercopa

A family birthday meant I had a very full weekend and barely had time to watch most of the nineteenth round of Superliga action; nor did I manage to get these videos up on the evening the Superliga YouTube account published them, as I've been trying to do lately. So here are no fewer than... Continue Reading →

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Monday Superliga highlights: Independiente thrash San Martín and Argentinos shock Boca

Monday evening in the Superliga brought three games and seven goals. Juan Otero got the only one of the game in La Plata, where Estudiantes bucked the trend of what has been a topsy-turvy round of fixtures by actually winning a match they were expected to win. While they were doing that, over in San... 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 →

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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