Who will Argentina turn to as manager after Copa América elimination?

For the sixth time in a row, the final of the Copa América will feature an Argentine manager. Marcelo Bielsa in 2004 and Alfio Basile in 2007 took their homeland to defeats against Brazil, Gerardo Martino was involved for Paraguay in 2011 and Argentina in both 2015 and 2016, and in the latter two, the... Continue Reading →

Copa Sudamericana: Vélez win a thriller late on to advance to the semis (video)

Thursday night was the time for Vélez Sarsfield's quarter-final second leg in the 2011 Copa Sudamericana, and it was a brilliant match. Having drawn the first leg 1-1 away to Santa Fe of Colombia last week, Vélez stormed into a 2-0 lead and looked like they were sailing, only for their opponents to pull the... Continue Reading →

Copa Libertadores: Vélez take a step towards the semis (video)

Vélez Sarsfield weren't allowed to play the home leg of their Copa Libertadores quarter-final in the Estadio José Amalfitani on Thursday, owing to incidents involving pyrotechnics during Monday's Primera División match against Banfield, and as a result they played in an unimpressively-populated Bombonera against Libertad of Paraguay. The visitors were expected to offer stiff resistance,... Continue Reading →

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