Gimnasia La Plata News
An Argentine referee retired his yellow card during a friendly between Estudiantes and Gimnasia in favour of showing his red for any future foul play. By the 78th minute of the clash between the Argentine rivals, Carlos Maglio had already hand...
Gimnasia La Plata coach Diego Cocca resigned from his post after his side lost 2-0 to Estudiantes in the La Plata derby, a result which saw the hosts go top of the Apertura.
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.
Ruben Ramirez struck twice as Banfield halted Colon Santa Fe's unbeaten start to the Clausura campaign and jumped to third place.
Sevilla missed the chance to regain top spot in the Primera Liga by slipping to a shock 1-0 defeat at relegation-threatened Gimnastic Tarragona on Sunday.
Argentine authorities arebinvestigating allegations that Gimnasia-La Plata players received death threats from their own supporters, who demanded the team lose a key match on Wednesday.
The president of Argentine first division club Gimnasia-La Plata has voluntarily gone on leave after his alleged threats to a referee forced a match to be abandoned at half time on Sunday.
Argentine champions Boca Juniors suffered a surprise 2-1 defeat by Gimnasia-Jujuy on Sunday as the Clausura title race got under way.