Copa Libertadores 2013: Atlético Mineiro’s championship reviewed

This isn't actually Argentina-related, but since there's not much to report here apart from Seba Verón's return to action for Estudiantes in a pre-season friendly (they beat Atlético de Madrid 1-0) on Saturday, and Emanuel Gigliotti scoring on his Boca Juniors (friendly) debut for Boca Juniors in a 1-0 win over a team of San... Continue Reading →


Copa Libertadores semi-final preview

The 2013 Copa Libertadores semi-finals begin tonight, having been on hiatus during the Confederations Cup. Argentina's remaining representatives, Newell's Old Boys, take on Ronaldinho's Atlético Mineiro tomorrow night in Rosario, but tonight sees Colombian championship finalists Independiente Santa Fe travel to Asunción to play Paraguayan giants Olimpia. That game kicks off in about two-and-a-half hours,... Continue Reading →

Libertadores 2013: Vélez beat Iquique to go through, Tigre lose to Palmeiras and will struggle (video)

Two matches in the Copa Libertadores on Tuesday night involved Argentine clubs. Vélez Sarsfield visited Iquique in Chile, where they easily dispatched the hosts 3-1 with goals from Sebastián Domínguez, Lucas Romero and Jonathan Copete. Manuel Villalobos scored Iquique's goal. A little later, Tigre visited São Paulo to take on Palmeiras and lost 2-0, the... Continue Reading →

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