Copa Sudamericana 2008: Boca & River out – the goals

River Plate followed Boca Juniors out of the Copa Sudamericana last night to emphatically deny CONMEBOL the all-singing, all-dancing, superclásico semi-final they always seem to wish for in this competition. Leading 2-0 at half time and playing well, Diego Simeone's team fell to pieces after the break and their Mexican opponents Chivas came back to... Continue Reading →

Not so scary anymore?

There was a popular belief surrounding South American football until last year. It said that Brazilian club sides taking part in the Copas weren't afraid of anyone at all, until they came up against Boca Juniors. When they met the boys from the Riachuelo, though, they'd lie down for fear of angering their foes and... Continue Reading →

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