Superliga Friday highlights: Bauza’s Central get a second win, Newell’s and Independiente serve up a thriller

The second round of Superliga action began on Friday evening with Talleres hosting Rosario Central. The hosts suffered a narrow defeat for the second week running, while Central – the team now managed by former Argentina boss Edgardo Bauza – got their second 1-0 win thanks to a headed goal of the season, with Fernando... Continue Reading →

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Saturday and Sunday Superliga highlights: Boca open their defence with a win and Lanús let Defensa y Justicia off the hook

It's not been a classic Superliga weekend: Saturday and Sunday's matches in the opening round of 2018–19 Superliga action brought just nine goals from nine games, with three 0-0 draws and not a single away victory. On Saturday, Gimnasia and Unión got 1-0 wins over Argentinos Juniors and Aldosivi respectively, before Patronato v Colón and... 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 →

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