50-year-old Gamboa returns to Newell’s for his second spell as manager, 13 years after his first spell. He won 3 titles as a player with Newell’s as part of Bielsa’s all-conquering side of the 1990s.
Germán Burgos watched on as his Newell’s Old Boys side imploded in the Copa Argentina, going down to 9 men and suffering defeat to Mario Sciacqua’s Sarmiento in the neutral Estadio Único in San Nicolás.
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.
Newell’s Old Boys suffered a painful defeat in the Clásico Rosarino on Sunday night. Germán Burgos’ side were outclassed by Kily González’s Canallas. A first-half goal from Marco Ruben and two second-half goals from Nicolás Ferreyra and Luca Martínez Dupuy did the damage at the Arroyito.
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.
Germán Burgos picked up consecutive wins as manager of Newell’s Old Boys in the Copa de la Liga for the first time thanks to a 2-0 victory for La Lepra at home to Patronato on Saturday night.
Newell’s Old Boys have finally won a game. It may have taken 4 months, 106 days to be exact, but at the fourth time of asking, Germán Burgos takes three points and remains an unbeaten manager since taking over at the Estadio Marcelo Bielsa a month ago