Messi leads Argentina to thrash Ecuador (video)

Saturday saw Argentina take on Ecuador in the Estadio Monumental in a World Cup qualifier, and in spite of a midfield supposedly lacking in creativity (yes, some people had that complaint), they won 4-0 with goals from Sergio Agüero, Gonzalo Higuaín, Lionel Messi and Ángel Di María. Messi set up one and played a part... Continue Reading →

Vélez go top of Clausura, Argentinos out of the Libertadores (video)

This is around 20 hours late, but last night Vélez Sarsfield went top of the 2011 Torneo Clausura after winning their postponed match against San Lorenzo 2-0 in an empty Bombonera. Goals from Santiago Silva and Augusto Fernández sealed the win for the Liniers side. A little later, Argentinos Juniors crashed out of the Copa... Continue Reading →

Argentina 1 – 1 Ecuador

Following the experimentation of the North American friendlies last week, it was back to serious business for the selección on Sunday night, with a World Cup qualifier against Ecuador which was expected to be a mere warm up for the midweek clash away to Brazil. It proved a little trickier than that, though, with Argentina's... Continue Reading →

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