Copa Libertadores 2010: Estudiantes go through

Copa Libertadores holders Estudiantes de La Plata went through to the quarter-finals of the competition on Wednesday night with an easy 3-1 home win over Mexican strugglers San Luis in Quilmes, to add to the 1-0 advantage the champions’ substitutes had already secured in the first leg in Potosí last week. Estudiantes took an early lead through Leandro González in the fourth minute, and although Diego De La Torre equalised minutes later, two second half goals from Leandro Benítez handed the tie to Estudiantes 4-1 on aggregate. You can watch the goals right here, along with those from the Argentina vs Haiti Ariel Ortega earthquake victims benefit match in Cultural Co, which the ‘local selección‘ won 4-0 against the Caribbean nation.

Copa Libertadores 2010 round of 16, Weds 5th May 2010: Estudiantes de La Plata 3 – 1 San Luis Potosí (MEX)

International friendly: ‘Argentina’ 4 – 0 Haiti

Argentina’s goals were scored by Facundo Bertoglio (the first and last), Martín Palermo and Sebastián Blanco.

You can follow the Clausura and the Argentine sides in the 2010 Copa Libertadores via HEGS on Twitter (including updates during and between matches and similar stories that might not go up on the site until later). I’m slowly gaining followers, but if you’ve not signed up yet you can do so here.

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One thought on “Copa Libertadores 2010: Estudiantes go through

  1. Andy D tearing it up tonight in Porto Alegre. What a player when he is right. I guess he is too unpredictable, but for my money the best argentine enganche out there.

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