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Lepers Abroad: Gameweek ending 14th March 2021

Lepers Abroad: Gameweek ending 14th March 2021

Welcome to our round-up for the Gameweek ending 14th March 2021.

Lepers Abroad refers to the performances of ex-Newell’s players and coaches, along with well-known fans of Newell’s Old Boys, who now ply their trade outside of Argentina.


ENGLAND

Marcelo Bielsa‘s Leeds United drew 0-0 at home to Chelsea in the Premier League on 13 March.


SPAIN

Lionel Messi scored a wondergoal in Barcelona’s 1-1 draw against PSG on 10 March but it wasn’t enough to overturn the score from the first leg and the Spanish side went out of the Champions League.

Lucas Boyé played for 74 minutes in Elche’s 2-1 defeat away to Real Madrid in La Liga on 13 March.


FRANCE

Mauricio Pochettino‘s PSG knocked Barcelona out of the Champions League on 10 March, drawing 1-1 at home in the second leg at Parc des Princes. Pochettino’s side lost in the league on 14 March, going down 1-2 at home to struggling Nantes.

Mauro Icardi played a full game against Barcelona in the Champions League on 10 March. On 14 March, he was introduced as a second-half substitute in the loss against Nantes, playing for 35 minutes but failing to make an impact.


ITALY

Cristian Ansaldi was a 66th minute substitute in Torino’s 1-2 home defeat to Inter on 14 March.

Fernando Forestieri was an unused substitute in Udinese’s 1-1 draw with Genoa on 13 March.


NETHERLANDS

Lisandro Martínez‘s continued to be first-choice for Ajax last week. He played a full 90 minutes in their 3-0 win over Young Boys in the Europa League on 11 March while on 14 March, he played another full game as the Amsterdam giants overcame Zwolle on a scoreline of 0-2.


CYPRUS

Adrian Lucero played started and played for 79 minutes in Paralimni’s 0-1 home defeat to Ermis on 14 March. Emanuel Dening came on as a 60th minute sub for Paralimni in the same game.


CROATIA

Tobias Donsanti came on as a 60th minute substitute in NK Solin’s 0-1 home defeat to NK BSK Bijelo Brdo.


RUSSIA

Ezequiel Ponce was a 73rd minute sub in Spartak Moscow’s 1-2 win in the Moscow derby against Dynamo on 13 March.


SAUDI ARABIA

Ever Banega played a full 90 minutes and was yellow carded in Al-Shabab’s 2-1 loss to Al-Ittihad on 10 March.


MEXICO

Nahuel Guzmán played in Tigres’ 1-2 defeat to Mazatlan FC on 14 March as the FIFA Club World Cup finalists went a fourth game without a win in Liga MX.

Andrés Lillini is hanging onto as job as Pumas manager after they failed to win again, drawing 1-1 away at Juarez on 13 March.

Santiago Solari’s Club América won again in the Liga MX, beating Guadalajara Chivas 0-3 away from home on 14 March. They trail leaders Cruz Azul by 2 points.


ECUADOR

Victor Figueroa scored an outrageous long-range lob for Aucas in their 3-4 home defeat to Independiente del Valle on 14 March. Francisco Fydriszewski was introduced as a 59th minute substitute in the game.


PARAGUAY

Luis Leal played for 55 minutes in Sol de América’s 0-2 defeat to Libertad on 14 March. Ex-Newell’s man Óscar Cardozo scored Libertad’s second goal.


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