Marcelo Gallardo hits 300-match mark as manager of el Más Grande On the first matchday of the Professional League Cup, el Muñeco reached this impressive figure as manager of River Plate’s professional team.

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A new chapter was added to Marcelo Gallardo and River’s story that will go down in history: in the match against Banfield, on the first matchday of the LPF Cup, the manager reached the 300-match mark in this new stage as part of the Club where he was born. A stage full of achievements, laps of honor and accomplishments.

Matches: 300
Wins: 157
Draws: 83
Losses: 60
Goals for: 515
Goals against: 265

-The rival that River played against the most with Gallardo as manager was Boca Juniors. They played 19 matches against them, winning seven (7D 5L). Besides, River eliminated Boca Juniors twice in the CONMEBOL Libertadores (2015 and 2019) and once in the CONMEBOL Sudamericana. It also beat Boca in the 2017 Argentine Super Cup final, played in March 2018 in Mendoza, and in the 2018 CONMEBOL Libertadores final in Madrid.

-The player which played the most matches with Gallardo as River’s manager was Leonardo Ponzio, with 186.

-The greatest scorers are Rafael Borré and Lucas Alario, with 41 goals each.

-So far, Gallardo has used 98 players in River.

-The first goal in Gallardo’s era was scored by Teófilo Gutiérrez, against Gimnasia La Plata, in August 2014.

Player appearances with Gallardo as manager
Leonardo Ponzio: 186
Ignacio Fernández: 175
Gonzalo Martínez: 163
Jonatan Maidana: 159
Rodrigo Mora: 140
Milton Casco: 140
Camilo Mayada: 135
Rafael Borré: 116
Javier Pinola: 110
Enzo Pérez: 107
Gonzalo Montiel: 106
Lucas Martínez Quarta: 104
Sebastián Driussi: 103
Franco Armani: 102
Lucas Pratto: 100

Scorers in Gallardo's era
Rafael Borré: 41
Lucas Alario: 41
Ignacio Scocco: 38
Gonzalo Martínez: 35
Rodrigo Mora: 34
Ignacio Fernández: 29
Sebastián Driussi: 28
Lucas Pratto: 24
Teófilo Gutiérrez: 19
Carlos Sánchez: 18
Matías Suárez: 17
Fernando Cavenaghi: 13
Nicolás De La Cruz: 12
Juan Quintero: 12
Exequiel Palacios: 10
Leonardo Pisculichi: 10

Data: OPTA.