Estudiantes 2-1 LDU Quito and Atlas 2-2 Lanús: the goals

The goals from the heroic failures of Argentina's two clubs in the Copa Libertadores on Tuesday night are now online. And here they are... Estudiantes de La Plata 2 - 1 Liga Deportiva Universitaria de Quito Atlas 2 - 2 Lanús

Lanús join Estudiantes

Following Estudiantes' aggregate loss to LDU Quito on Tuesday night, Lanús took on Atlas in the Estadio Jalisco and also exited the tournament. Having lost 1-0 last week in Buenos Aires, Ramón Cabrero's side needed to win at least 2-1 to advance, and failed in agonising fashion - Lautaro Acosta got a 90th minute goal... Continue Reading →

A clash of champions

Arsenal de Sarandí, the winners of the most recent Copa Sudamericana, visited the current Argentine league champions Lanús on Friday night and got the thirteenth round of matches off to a cracking start, demolishing their hosts 6-2 to make Ramón Cabrero's final campaign in charge of the Granate just a little bit worse. Cabrero, with... Continue Reading →

Lanús 0 – 1 Atlas

Bruno Marioni scored a first-half winner for Atlas as the Mexicans visited El Sur and beat Lanús in the first leg of the Copa Libertadores second round. The Mexicans came to Buenos Aires with every intention of attacking, and got their reward - an away goal and a victory - after a strong performance against... Continue Reading →

Two managers leaving

Olimpo lost their manager on Friday, Gustavo Echaníz stepping down from his charge of the Bahiense side, whilst Lanús are now starting to plan for life without their most successful ever boss - Ramón Cabrero has announced he'll leave the club in June. The AFA, meanwhile, have been hard at work confusing Racing fans with... Continue Reading →

Copa Libertadores: the last sixteen

Wednesday night finally saw the completion of the 2007 Torneo Apertura, as Gimnasia La Plata hosted Arsenal de Sarandí and drew 1-1, the match having been postponed in December due to clashing with the first leg of Arsenal's Copa Sudamericana final. The bigger news, though, is the draw for the first knockout round of the Copa Libertadores,... Continue Reading →

Verón finally breaks the deadlock

Estudiantes and Lanús have now played each other three times in official matches this year, and on Friday night a winner of the mini-series finally emerged. After two draws in their Copa Libertadores group matches, including an amazing 3-3 a week-and-a-half ago, this Torneo Clausura match also looked like it was heading towards a deadlock... Continue Reading →

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