Libertadores: Independiente win but they & Godoy Cruz both go out (video)

Both Argentine sides in Group 8 of the 2011 Copa Libertadores exited the competition on Tuesday night, after very different results. Seven-times winners and Copa Sudamericana champions Independiente - already all-but out, barring a miracle - visited Peñarol in Montevideo, who'd already qualified regardless of tonight's result, and with a largely reserve side recorded a... Continue Reading →

Estudiantes out despite a win

Estudiantes de La Plata are left with only the Torneo Clausura title to fight for after a 2-1 victory over LDU Quito on Tuesday night wasn't enough to see them through to the quarter finals of the Copa Libertadores. Drawing 1-1 at half-time, Estudiantes got the eventual winner on the night midway through the second... Continue Reading →

Arsenal all but out, River all but through

Two Argentine sides were in action in the Copa Libertadores on Wednesday night. Arsenal de Sarandí, Copa Sudamericana holders, continued to embarrass themselves in the bigger competition, conceding six goals for the second time in this group stage, this time at altitude to LDU Quito. River Plate, meanwhile, virtually assured their presence in the second... Continue Reading →

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