Argentina vs Portugal starting lineups

With Argentina's friendly against Portugal in Geneva just a few hours away, HEGS readers have a wide choice of previews. First, if you'd like to remind yourself of the main players in the Argentine side, you can get yourself over to Cahiers Du Sport where I've written a guest post on the Argentine side for... Continue Reading →

Batista announces Argentina squad to face Portugal

Sergio Batista has announced his first Argentina squad as permanent boss, having been only caretaker manager when he named the squad to face Brazil late last year. When Argentina take on Portugal in Switzerland on the 9th February, they'll do so without senior squad members such as Carlos Tevez, Gabriel Heinze and Martín Demichelis, all... Continue Reading →

Argentina squad vs Brazil

Sergio Batista named his first squad as Argentina manager yesterday, as well as being officially unveiled by Julio Grondona as the new permanent manager of the national side. Lucas Biglia was the only new name on the teamsheet, whilst in Zanetti, Mascherano and Pastore, there are no fewer than three Javiers in the list. That's... Continue Reading →

Argentina squad vs Japan

Sergio Batista has announced the Argentina squad which will travel to Tokyo for a friendly against Japan on the 8th October. In spite of the injury he suffered against Atlético de Madrid at the weekend, Lionel Messi is included, as are returnees Oscar Ustari and José Sosa. There's also a first call-up to the senior... Continue Reading →

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