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ARGENTINE SUPERLIGA

2018/2019 Season

POS TEAM W D L PTS
6 Huracán 8 8 4 32
7 River 8 6 5 30
8 Unión 8 6 6 30
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Kashima AntlersKashima Antlers
River PlateRiver Plate
0
4
FT
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River PlateRiver Plate
Al-AinAl-Ain
(4) 2
(5) 2
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Al-Ain wins 5-4 on Penalty Kicks.
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River PlateRiver Plate
Boca JuniorsBoca Juniors
3
1
AET
Leg 2Aggregate: 5 - 3
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River president laughs off Boca Junior's Copa Libertadores appeal

River Plate president Rodolfo D'Onofrio has said he is struggling to understand Boca Juniors' appeal to the Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS) for the Copa Libertadores to be awarded to them.

On Monday, Boca reportedly sent an extended report to CAS providing further evidence about the attack on their team bus by River Plate fans before the Copa Libertadores final second leg in November.

The game was postponed and then played at Real Madrid's Bernabeu stadium last month, with River beating Boca...

Atlanta United acquire Gonzalo 'Pity' Martinez from River Plate

Atlanta United goalkeeper Brad Guzan sits down with ESPN FC to discuss Miguel Almiron's future at the club and Josef Martinez's new five-year deal.

Atlanta United have acquired attacking midfielder Gonzalo "Pity" Martinez from River Plate, the club announced on Thursday.

Martinez, 25, was named South American Player of the Year for 2018 as he helped lead River to a Copa Libertadores title over archrivals Boca Junior in the final.

"We're excited to announce we've secured Gonzalo to a long-term contract with our club," said Atlanta United Vice President and Technical Director Carlos Bocanegra.

"Recently named as the best player in South America...

By ESPN Staff
Dec 27, 2018

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River Plate's third-place win doesn't hide that South American football continues to lose ground

River Plate salvaged third place but failing to reach the final ensured it  was a disappointing tournament for the Argentine side.
River Plate salvaged third place, but failing to reach the final ensured it was a disappointing tournament for the Argentine side.

River Plate can fly back to Argentina with smiles on their faces. Saturday's 4-0 win over Asian champions Kashima Antlers of Japan is a morale boost, making it easier to recall the historic 5-3 aggregate win over local rivals Boca Juniors in the final of the Copa Libertadores -- and easier to forget the defeat on penalties to Al-Ain of the United Arab Emirates on Tuesday.

There is only one problem with the victory over Kashima. It was in the match to contest third place -- in a competition where...

Gonzalo Martinez scores two as River Plate beat Kashima Antlers to secure third place at Club World Cup

Kashima AntlersKashima Antlers
River PlateRiver Plate
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4
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South American champions River Plate thrashed Japanese side Kashima Antlers 4-0 in the third place playoff at the Club World Cup on Saturday.

River, who beat arch-rivals Boca Juniors to win the Copa Libertadores this month but suffered a humiliating defeat by Al Ain in a penalty shootout in the semifinals, took the lead midway through the first half with a header from midfielder Bruno Zuculini.

Gonzalo "Pity" Martinez signed off from a memorable career with the Argentine club, including two Copa...