Argentina has drawn first blood in South America's 2021 calendar of club football, with Defensa y Justicia beating Palmeiras in Wednesday's Recopa.
Defensa y Justicia possess a renowned commitment to identity, and manager Hernan Crespo worked with that ideal to win the club's first major trophy.
Defensa y Justicia won their first continental title on Saturday after a comprehensive 3-0 win over Lanus secured them the Copa Sudamericana.
Luis Zubeldia (Lanus) & Hernan Crespo (Defensa y Justicia) are both top young coaches. Saturday they meet in the Copa Sudamericana final.
Ajax are closing in on the signing of Argentina international Lisandro Martinez, sources have told ESPN FC.
Players with an Argentine first-division team have been robbed at gunpoint as they prepared to train.