Monday evening brought with it the conclusion of round 13 of the Superliga, and the end of Independiente's eight-game unbeaten run in the league as Estudiantes came from behind to win in Avellaneda, thanks to a horrendous mistake from Martín Campaña. Earlier, Atlético Tucumán got the biggest win of the round against Temperley, and Gimnasia... Continue Reading →
Former Borussia Dortmund striker Lucas Barrios made his return for Argentinos Juniors on Sunday, which also saw Belgrano get an away win over relegation-threatened Olimpo, and two Big Five clubs lose. Racing went down to Unión thanks to a golazo from Diego Zabala, and River Plate – in a match delayed by a bomb threat – lost 1-0... Continue Reading →
The Superliga continued on Friday with four matches, the most notable of which saw league leaders Boca Juniors take full advantage of San Lorenzo's loss on Friday to move six points clear with a 2-0 win over Colón. Prior to that, Newell's Old Boys left it late against Arsenal de Sarandí, and Gabriel Heinze's time... Continue Reading →
With Argentina's new Superliga branding for the top division comes a new YouTube channel, which this season has been putting up three-minute videos for every match with highlights. On Friday evening there were three matches to kick off round 13, so here are those highlight videos, as well as the video from Independiente v Rosario... Continue Reading →
All the goals from the 'weekend' of action which ended on Tuesday evening are here for your viewing pleasure, including a couple of fine diving headers in Mar Del Plata to kick things off, and a wonderful strike from Jaime Ayoví for Godoy Cruz against Arsenal de Sarandí in Mendoza. Enjoy.
The round of clásicos was by a long way the lowest-scoring weekend in an otherwise goal-packed championship, but there were some goals, including a superb free kick from Santiago García for Godoy Cruz against San Martín in the wine region derby, and two beauties for Lanús to beat Banfield in the Clásico del Sur. All of them... Continue Reading →
The goals from the eleventh round of action in the 2016 Primera División are right here for your enjoyment, including Atlético Tucumán legend Luis Rodríguez's hundredth career goal, all the goals from Boca Juniors' 4-1 thrashing of Aldosivi and a brilliant hit from San Lorenzo midfielder Franco Mussis.
A few days late, this post, but here are all the goals from last weekend's Primera División action, including two penalty-taking goalkeepers, a hat trick for Huracán forward Ramón Ábila and an amazing late comeback from Vélez Sarsfield to hand Rosario Central their first home defeat since November 2014.
There were 52 goals in 15 matches in the eighth round of Primera action, and average of almost three and a half per game, and the high point was another 6-3 away win for Racing, again in the province of Santa Fe (this time against Atlético de Rafaela). Tigre and Newell's drew 3-3, Huracán beat Temperley... Continue Reading →