Friday & Saturday Superliga highlights: Defensa shock Boca, and Olimpo are on the precipice

The twenty-second round of Superliga action got underway on Friday evening in Victoria, where Tigre claimed a 2-0 win over Gimnasia with goals from Jacobo Mansilla and Diego Morales. That win, combined with Temperley's draw at home to Lanús and Olimpo's defeat away to Banfield, means doesn't leave them mathematically safe just yet – Olimpo's... Continue Reading →

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Libertadores highlights: River are held by Santa Fe; Estudiantes lose to Santos

Two Argentine clubs were in Copa Libertadores action on Thursday evening. River Plate hosted Colombian side Independiente Santa Fe in their second group game, having drawn 2-2 away to Flamengo last month in the first. Here, they drew again; held 0-0 by visitors who were under pressure for most of the match, but earned the... Continue Reading →

Argentina 2-0 Italy: highlights

On Friday, Argentina beat Italy 2-0 in a friendly in Manchester, thanks to goals from Éver Banega and Manuel Lanzini – the West Ham United playmaker's first goal for his country, in his third cap. It wasn't a perfect performance, but it left Jorge Sampaoli more satisfied than not, and several players – including Willy Caballero, Fabricio... Continue Reading →

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