Daily Archives: Sunday, 13 January 2008

Closer to completion

One of the groups for the 2008 Copa Libertadores is now complete, with América de México defeating Cruz Azul on penalties in the final of their country’s Interliga, the Mexican qualifying tournament for the Copa. With this victory, América will go into … Continue reading

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Starting with a draw

Diego Simeone’s first match in charge of River Plate saw a virtually entire second-string side draw 1-1 with Pedro Troglio’s Independiente in Mar del Plata, after leading through a Matías Abelaires penalty at the interval. Gastón Machín got the equaliser … Continue reading

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The Apache and the little bull

With the absence of Lio Messi and Gaby Milito from Barcelona’s lineup against Real Murcia, and Inter’s Serie A campaign not re-starting until tomorrow, it was left to England and France to provide the main stories for Argentina’s foreign legion … Continue reading

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