Goalkeeping uncertainty

In the wake of Saturday night's humiliation in Rosario at the hands of Brazil, Diego Maradona has been experimenting with personnel (if not formation) during Monday's training sessions. Whilst the outfield positions are still up in the air, one position that does look guaranteed to change is in goal, where Maradona seems set to use... Continue Reading →


Copa Libertadores 2009: final second leg highlights

The dust has settled on the trophy presentation and Estudiantes' squad are preparing for their triumphant return to La Plata on Thursday afternoon with the Copa Libertadores de América. If you'd like to see how they came from behind to win their fourth continental crown, look no further - there's a ten minute highlight video... Continue Reading →


Copa Libertadores 2009: Nacional 1 – 2 Estudiantes

On Wednesday night Estudiantes clinched a place in the final of the 2009 Copa Libertadores de América, 38 years after they last lifted the trophy. A 2-1 win after a goalless first half saw Estudiantes, Argentina's only representatives to make it past the second round, through to the final 3-1 on aggregate. Mauro Boselli scored... Continue Reading →


World Cup 2010 qualifying: Argentina 1 – 0 Colombia

On a terrible pitch, Argentina played poorly on Saturday but took three points all the same from a Colombian side who pressured them all the way and made them work hard for the points. Getafe defender Daniel 'Cata' Díaz made the breakthrough in the eleventh minute of the second half. It wasn't a pretty performance,... Continue Reading →


Wide open

The Copa Ciudad de Buenos Aires could be won by one of two teams, with only one match remaining, after Apertura champions Lanús were able to nullify Estudiantes' threat despite finishing the match in Liniers with only nine men. Elsewhere, Rosario Central played their last match of the pre-season camp in Mar del Plata. More... Continue Reading →


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