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Superliga 2018/19 Review: Tigre

Superliga 18/19 RecordWon 9, Drawn 9, Lost 7 (36 points)Superliga 18/19 Position9thRelegation Average1.109 (91 points/82 matches)Relegation Position24th (Relegated)Copa de la Superliga ResultWinners (def. Boca Juniors 2-0)Goals Scored(own-goals not included)38 (30 open, 7 set-piece, 1 penalty)Goals Allowed (own-goals not included)41 (26 open, 12 set-piece, 3 penalty)Leading Goal ScorerFederico González (11 goals)Leading xGFederico González (6.17 xG)Leading xADiego […]

Superliga 2018/19 Review: Patronato

Superliga 18/19 RecordWon 7, Drawn 5, Lost 13 (26 points)Superliga 18/19 Position19thRelegation Average1.134 (93 points/82 matches)Relegation Position22ndCopa de la Superliga ResultLost in First Round to Godoy Cruz(2-2 agg; 4-5 pen) Goals Scored(own-goals not included)29 (15 open, 8 set-piece, 6 penalty)Goals Allowed (own-goals not included)36 (24 open, 10 set-piece, 2 penalty)Leading Goal ScorerFacundo Barceló, Gabriel Carabajal(6 […]

Superliga 2018/19 Review: Belgrano

Superliga 18/19 RecordWon 4, Drawn 12, Lost 9 (24 points)Superliga 18/19 Position22ndRelegation Average1.097 (90 points/82 matches)Relegation Position25th (Relegated)Copa de la Superliga ResultLost in First Round to Lanús (4-3 agg) Goals Scored(own-goals not included)16 (12 open, 2 set-piece, 2 penalty)Goals Allowed (own-goals not included)22 (17 open, 4 set-piece, 1 penalty)Leading Goal ScorerLeonardo Sequeira, Federico Lértora, Juan […]

Superliga 2018/19 Review: San Martín de San Juan

Superliga 18/19 RecordWon 6, Drawn 7, Lost 12 (25 points)Superliga 18/19 Position21stRelegation Average1.109 (91 points/82 matches)Relegation Position23rd (Relegated)Copa de la Superliga ResultLost in First Round to Talleres de Córdoba(2-2 agg, 2-3 pen) Goals Scored(own-goals not included)23 (16 open, 7 set-piece)Goals Allowed (own-goals not included)34 (22 open, 7 set-piece, 5 penalty)Leading Goal ScorerPablo Palacios (5 goals)Leading […]

Superliga 2018/19 Review: San Martín de Tucumán

Superliga 18/19 RecordWon 4, Drawn 11, Lost 10 (23 points)Superliga 18/19 Position26thRelegation Average0.920 (23 points/25 matches)Relegation Position26th (Relegated)Copa de la Superliga ResultLost in First Round to Unión (4-1 agg)Goals Scored25 (12 open, 10 set-piece, 3 penalty)Goals Allowed37 (27 open, 4 set-piece, 6 penalty)Leading Goal ScorersClaudio Bieler, Lucas Acevedo, Luciano Pons, Alberto Costa (4 goals)Leading xGClaudio […]

Racing Club: Champions on the Field and in the Data

Racing Club are the new champions of the Argentine Superliga, and have returned to the summit after winning the Primera División four years ago. Like outgoing champions Boca Juniors, Racing were never headed in the league table after the very early rounds. Unlike Boca, they faced a challenger who applied increasing amounts of pressure until […]

Goalkeepers of Superliga Argentina 2018/19: Andrada and Aguerre thrive in new environments

As Superliga Argentina returns to competition from its summer break, who were — statistically — the best goalkeepers in terms of actual and expected saves and goals allowed? For this analysis I consider all goalkeepers who appeared in a minimum of 630 minutes in the league, or seven full matches. Goalkeepers in general play a […]