World Cup qualifying Brazil 2014: Chile 1 – 2 Argentina (video)

On Tuesday night, Argentina's national side stepped onto the pitch in Santiago to begin the second half of their World Cup qualifying campaign, away to Chile, who they'd beaten 4-1 just over a year ago in Buenos Aires at the start of qualifying. Chile came out of the blocks quicker, but two strikes close together,... Continue Reading →

World Cup qualifying Brazil 2014: Argentina 3 – 0 Uruguay (video)

On Friday night, Argentina hosted Uruguay in Mendoza, in the first of the two clásicos rioplatense of this World Cup qualifying edition. The South American champions played poorly in the last qualifying matches a month ago, and although they put up a spirited resistance during the first half, they were blown away in the second with... Continue Reading →

Honour and dishonour

On the day that retired ex River Plate, Argentinos Juniors, Villarreal, Cruzeiro and Argentina full back Juan Pablo Sorín was awarded the title of Honorary Citizen of Belo Horizonte (the city he's lived in three times during his spells at Cruzeiro), FIFA confirmed that another former Argentina player is held in rather less high esteem.... Continue Reading →

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