Gallardo extended the record as the coach with the most titles in River

The River Plate coach, Marcelo Gallardo, reached 13 titles as a coach of the Núñez club, extended the advantage over the rest of the most winning technicians and got a single trophy from Angel Labruna, who has 22 if the obtained ones are added As a player.

Since he took office in July 2014, the “Doll” Gallardo obtained 7 international titles, including two Libertadores Cups, an achievement that no one achieved in River; and 6 local tournaments with tonight’s, the first for the official AFA championship.

The successful era Gallardo began in 2014 with the Sudamericana; in 2015 he had a triple crown with Libertadores, Suruga Bank and Recopa Sudamericana, which was repeated in 2016 with the obtaining of the Argentine Cup at the end of that year.

In 2017, he added the Argentine Cup again and in March 2018 he won the first hand-to-hand final against Boca in history, by winning the Argentine Super Cup -disputed in Mendoza- with a 2-0 victory.

Also in 2018 he achieved the highest point of his era by beating Boca in Madrid in the final of the Copa Libertadores that year, 3-1, after the suspension at the Monumental stadium due to the attack of River fans on the micro from the Boca squad, and after the 2-2 in the first leg at the Bombonera.

In 2019, he won the Recopa Sudamericana again, eliminated Boca in the semifinals of the Libertadores, but could not win the trophy again since he lost against Flamengo, although he closed the year with the obtaining of the Argentine Cup.

The continuity of laps was stopped by the pandemic and returned with the victory against Racing by 5-0 in the Argentine Super Cup game months ago; And it closes in 2021 with the obtaining of the local title and the right to participate in a new League Cup, the Champions Trophy, before the end of the year.

In addition, Gallardo achieved the milestone of eliminating Boca in five heads-up matches in a row from 2014 to 2019, which included the two aforementioned finals, a streak that was cut this year with two heads-up that Boca won on penalties in the League and in the Argentina Cup.

In addition to Gallardo, the podium of the most winners is made up of Labruna, who has 22 titles, 6 as DT and 16 as a player in 10 years of management; José María Minella, who has 16 titles, 8 as a player and 8 as a coach in 13 years of management; and Ramón Díaz, who has 14 titles, 5 as a player and 9 as a coach in 6 years of management.

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