Libertadores: Argentinos lose, but can still hope (video)

In Mexico City, Argentinos Juniors were on Wednesday night playing in a stadium known (in my opinion fittingly) in Spanish as 'mythical' - the Estadio Azteca, the only ground to have hosted two World Cup finals. They were away to Club América, and early in the second half took a  1-0 lead thanks to yet... Continue Reading →

Highlights: Argentina 2-1 Portugal; Fluminense 2-2 Argentinos; Uruguay 1-0 Argentina U20

Three big matches took place on Wednesday evening at various levels of the Argentine game. At the most senior level, the least important game was played; Argentina beat Portugal in a friendly thanks to a first half goal from Ángel Di María and a last minute penalty from Lionel Messi. Club football's biggest South American... Continue Reading →

Not much happening

It's a quiet one now, as we fall further and further into the 'gravity of the World Cup' (© Bostero Forever) and, for the next week and a half at least, there's not likely to be very much of any real interest going on save speculation on Diego Maradona's likely lineup from behind the green barrier... Continue Reading →

The end of the world

Well, that's how Independiente's fans seem to be viewing the 1-1 draw against Boca Juniors in La Bombonera on Sunday. The reaction at the club's training ground (where some fans held a protest on Monday) has been one of hysteria, more in keeping with a 7-0 home loss than an away draw. And it's put... Continue Reading →

Independiente’s wait continues

Independiente haven't won in La Bombonera for twelve years, and that run continued on Sunday afternoon in the latest clásico of the weekend. In a lively match, they took the lead early on and saw Boca reduced to ten men shortly before the break, but had to settle for a point after a fine equaliser... Continue Reading →

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