Apertura: San Lorenzo ease the pressure, Olimpo & Tigre draw (video)

San Lorenzo de Almagro got a 1-0 win over Banfield on Friday evening that lifts some of the pressure that was coming down on manager Omar Asad's head, thanks to a goal from Juan Manuel Salgueiro halfway through the second half. Earlier in the day, Newell's Old Boys and Arsenal de Sarandí played out a... Continue Reading →

World Cup 2014 qualifying: Higuaín hits a hat trick as Argentina demolish Chile 4-1 (video)

Alejandro Sabella, after playing four friendlies of dubious importance, finally had his competitive debut as Argentina manager on Friday evening, and it could hardly have gone better. Chile provided tricky opposition and deserved more for their own efforts, but Sabella's side read the game well, created and took their chances and ran out 4-1 winners... Continue Reading →

Argentines Abroad: Catching up

I've been unable to get Argentines Abroad online so far this week, but my normal contributors have submitted their pieces as diligently as ever, and it would be unfair not to use them. So, if you'd like to find out what happened last weekend to the Argentines playing in Mexico, Portugal and Spain, read on. Tom... Continue Reading →

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