No more promedios: Tapia gives Argentina’s biased relegation system the red card

AFA announces that the bizzare,much-criticised scheme designed to protect top clubs will be culled in coming years.

The implementation of the promedios was a naked attempt to protect Argentina’s biggest clubs from the humiliation of relegation.

BY DAN EDWARDS
@DANEDWARDSGOAL
BUENOS AIRES TIMES


Fans of struggling Primera División clubs can throw their calculators away. The oft-maligned promedios, or average points system, is soon to face its own drop, after decades of deciding the fate of relegation candidates throughout the Argentine...

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