Copa Sudamericana 2008: Estudiantes 2 – 0 Botafogo

The quarter-finals of the 2008 Copa Sudamericana began on Tuesday night as Estudiantes hosted Brazilian side Botafogo, and after going in at half-time a man down after Agustín Alayes was sent off, it was the hosts who'll take an advantage to Rio on the 5th November. Second-half goals from Mauro Boselli and Seba Verón (another spectacular effort from... Continue Reading →

Copa Sudamericana: Estudiantes vs. Arsenal goals

Tuesday night's other match saw Estudiantes beat Arsenal de Sarandí 2-1 at home, thanks to a double strike from Mauro Boselli, who continues to impress at his new club. With twenty-five minutes remaining, Cristian Pellerano pulled one back and claimed an away goal for Arsenal with a long range drive. The goals are right here.... Continue Reading →


Andrés D'Alessandro was heading back out of the country on Wednesday, again in a north-easterly direction, but not this time as far as Europe. In fact, he's making a short hop over the Río de la Plata and Uruguay to the southern Brazilian city of Porto Alegre, where 2005 Copa Libertadores winners Internacional are waiting... Continue Reading →

Not the best of debuts

Like Diego Simeone at great rivals River Plate, new Boca Juniors boss Carlos Ischia started his tenure with a Torneo de Verano friendly against Independiente in Mar del Plata. Unlike Simeone's River, there were some first-team players in Boca's lineup: Leandro Gracián was given the playmaker's role and Matías Silvestre was sent off late on.... Continue Reading →

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