Brazil 2014: Argentina hit five past Paraguay to secure their World Cup place

This seems like as good a time as any to make the first post on HEGS in a good while. On Tuesday night, Argentina played Paraguay in Asunción and, needing a draw to mathematically confirm their place in next year's World Cup in Brazil, they scored five goals away from home in a World Cup qualifier... Continue Reading →

Advertisements

Messi hat trick takes him past Maradona & into joint second in Argentina top scorers list

Argentina have had two recent draws in World Cup qualifying, 0-0 at home to Colombia and 1-1 away to Ecuador, and are now assured of at least a playoff place for Brazil 2014 - one win from their remaining three games is enough to secure their place. On Friday night, they celebrated with a friendly... Continue Reading →

As those who've kept up with the junior selección in my absence will be aware, Argentina's Under-20s have failed to qualify for the final round of the soon-to-end Sudamericano Sub 20, being played in Mendoza, and with that failure, they won't be going to the 2013 Under-20 World Cup in Turkey, the year after a similar... Continue Reading →

On Sunday, as HEGS readers will already know, young forward Mauro Icardi hit four goals for Sampdoria against Pescara in Serie A, beating Lionel Messi to a four goal haul by a few hours. The performance has sparked calls here in Argentina for Alejandro Sabella to call Icardi up to the national team as soon as... Continue Reading →

Create a free website or blog at WordPress.com.

Up ↑