Newell's Old Boys News
San Lorenzo coach Diego Simeone handed in his resignation immediately after seeing his side stumble to a 1-0 defeat against Gimnasia La Plata. It was San Lorenzo's seventh loss of the Clausura season and leaves them fourth from bottom in the table.
Independiente jumped to the top of the Argentinian Clausura table after a 2-0 home win over River Plate.
Newell's Old Boys have renamed their stadium after former player and coach Marcelo Bielsa, now in charge of Chile's World Cup team.
A goal by Uruguay forward Sebastian Fernandez ensured Banfield kept a share of the lead in the Argentine first division championship following their 1-0 away win over San Lorenzo on Sunday.
Friendly is not the right description for the pre-season meeting of Uruguay's Penarol and Newell's Old Boys of Argentina, which was abandoned after 40 minutes because of a players' brawl, media reported on Sunday.
Julio Comparada has been re-elected as the president of Argentinian giants Independiente.
Paraguayan striker Oscar Cardozo has joined Benfica from Argentine side Newell's Old Boys, the Portuguese Premier League side said on Thursday.
Cadiz have signed Argentine defender Luciano Vella from Newell's Old Boys, the Primera Liga club said on Monday.
Juvenal Olmos, who was fired as Chile's coach in April, quit Argentine club Newell's Old Boys on Wednesday after only nine games in charge.
Former Argentina forward Ariel Ortega has denied reports that he is leaving Newell's Old Boys to re-join River Plate, the club where he began his career.