The Copa Libertadores is back! Here’s how you can watch it from the United States

Passion! Chaos! The ever-present chance of violence! Possibly some football, at some point! Yes, that's right: this week, the knockout stage of the Copa Libertadores gets underway. There are three Argentina v Brazil clashes, with River Plate v Cruzeiro and Godoy Cruz v Palmeiras both on Tuesday night, and Athletico Paranaense v Boca Juniors on... Continue Reading →

Argentina’s clubs start their Libertadores group campaigns (highlights)

Argentina's five Copa Libertadores group stage representatives all started their qualification efforts this week – and all with rather frustrating results. There were goalless draws all round on Tuesday: Godoy Cruz got a creditable one at home to Olimpia of Paraguay, San Lorenzo visited Melgar of Peru, where both teams absolutely stank the place out,... Continue Reading →

Watch: Lautaro Martínez hits a hat trick on his Libertadores debut as Racing beat Cruzeiro 4-2

The group stage of the 2018 Copa Libertadores got underway on Tuesday night, and the highlight came in Avellaneda, where Racing hosted Brazilian side Cruzeiro in the Cilindro. With Argentina boss Jorge Sampaoli watching – just two days before he names his squad for upcoming friendlies against Spain and Italy – young striker Lautaro Martínez hit a... Continue Reading →

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