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 →

Some inspiration information on the relegation situation

(Well it's not like I get many chances to reference Shuggie Otis in a headline, is it?) The Superliga season still has six matches to run, but continental qualification could be the only live issue for most of the run-in. Boca Juniors are eight points clear at the top, and in the relegation table –... Continue Reading →

Chacarita Juniors promoted

If the AFA thought they had problems with crowd control in the top flight for the last few seasons, they can't have been happy bunnies on Monday. Chacarita Juniors, whose previous spells in Primera A have been most notable for very badly behaved crowds, most infamously (and tragically) when playing Boca Juniors, are back in... Continue Reading →

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