Copa Sudamericana playoffs 2011: Arsenal de Sarandí start well against Estudiantes (video)

Six Argentine clubs play off against each other this week and next for the right to go into the round of sixteen of the 2011 Copa Sudamericana, thus beginning the new season of continental football. The first two to face one another were Arsenal de Sarandí and Estudiantes, who met on Tuesday night. Having qualified solely thanks to winning last year’s Torneo Apertura, Estudiantes have seriously slid form-wise since then, and were rubbish again, losing 2-0. You can watch Arsenal’s goals right here.

Copa Sudamericana 2011, playoff first leg, Tues 30th August

Arsenal Fútbol Club 2 – 0 Club Estudiantes de La Plata

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Sam Kelly is an English football writer based in Buenos Aires, specialising in all things Argentina - the national team and the domestic league - and across South America for When Saturday Comes, ESPNFC, The Blizzard, Cube Goal and anyone else who'll pay him. He's also the presenter and producer of Hand Of Pod, the internet's finest - and, it's true, only Argentine football podcast. If you think you can afford him (and you probably can), please feel free to get in touch.
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2 Responses to Copa Sudamericana playoffs 2011: Arsenal de Sarandí start well against Estudiantes (video)

  1. Boaz says:

    Did Estudiantes field a weak team, giving some players a rest?

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