Match Preview: Newell’s Old Boys’ participation in the 2021 Copa de la Liga comes to an end on Sunday night when they welcome newly-promoted Sarmiento to Rosario in their final Group B fixture.
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Clásico Rosarino pits former teammates against each other in bitter rivalry
Match Preview: As players, they were rivals and teammates but now Germán Burgos & Kily González go up against each other as coaches in the battle for Rosario.
Gimnasia the first of 3 important games in the next week for Newell’s Old Boys
Match Preview: With a crucial week ahead, the first of potentially 3 games in 6 days for Newell’s sees La Lepra make the journey to La Plata to play Gimnasia in the Copa de la Liga on Monday evening.
Newell’s play another “final” against a Patronato side dismantled by COVID cases
Match Preview: Five days on from Newell’s Old Boys’ first win of the year against Lanús, Germán Burgos has called Saturday’s match against Patronato “another final” for Newell’s.
Home and away victories over Lanús in 2020 count for little in winless 2021 for Newell’s
Match Preview: La Lepra now hold the unwanted statistic of being the only team in Argentina yet to win a game in 2021. They hope to reverse it on Monday night against 2nd placed Lanús.
With Kudelka in absentia, Burgos hopes to lift Newell’s off the bottom of Group B
Match Preview: Will it be third time lucky in Germán Burgos’ third game as manager of Newell’s? Huracán are the visitors to Rosario on Sunday as Newell’s continue to hunt for a first win of 2021.
De Felippe’s troops await El Mono’s Lepers in Tucumán
Match Preview: Newell’s travel to Tucumán for the late kick-off on Monday night and a very familiar face standing in the opposite dugout.
The Burgos era begins at Newell’s with Unión the visitors on Friday night
Match Preview: Gérman Burgos will stand in the dugout at the Estadio Marcelo Bielsa for the first time on Friday as he gets to work with La Lepra.
It’s farewell Kudelka as Newell’s visit Defensa y Justicia on Saturday
Match Preview: Frank Kudelka’s 40th game in charge of Newell’s will be his last as he leads says goodbye to La Lepra at the weekend.
Churry in line for debut against Falcioni’s El Rojo
Match Preview: “We’re still looking for the ideal eleven” said Newell’s manager Frank Kudelka during the week when asked about his rotation policy that has seen a different team line out for La Lepra in all three Copa de la Liga matches so far.
Pressure mounts for Kudelka as he faces former club
Match Preview: If Kudelka is to turn things around, it must start with a good performance against Talleres, a club where he is still revered after taking them from the lower divisions to the top half of the Argentine Primera División.
Newell’s anticipate a challenge as champions Boca visit Rosario
Match Preview: In an ideal world, Newell’s might have had an easier game to follow the opening day defeat to Vélez in this season’s Copa de la Liga, but the champions Boca Juniors are in town on Sunday night.
Newell’s visit Vélez as the 2021 season commences
Match Preview: The Copa de la Liga 2021 kicks off for Newell’s Old Boys with a trip to Vélez Sarsfield on Saturday night.