Verón finally breaks the deadlock

Estudiantes and Lanús have now played each other three times in official matches this year, and on Friday night a winner of the mini-series finally emerged. After two draws in their Copa Libertadores group matches, including an amazing 3-3 a week-and-a-half ago, this Torneo Clausura match also looked like it was heading towards a deadlock... Continue Reading →

Falling short

Argentine champions Lanús played their first competitive match of 2008 on Thursday night, away in Ecuadorian city of Riobamba, home of that country's domestic champions, Olmedo. Nearly 2,800 metres above sea level, the Granate struggled, and lost 1-0. Lanús started with a side chosen with the altitude in mind, and set up to attack without taking... Continue Reading →

Wide open

The Copa Ciudad de Buenos Aires could be won by one of two teams, with only one match remaining, after Apertura champions Lanús were able to nullify Estudiantes' threat despite finishing the match in Liniers with only nine men. Elsewhere, Rosario Central played their last match of the pre-season camp in Mar del Plata. More... Continue Reading →

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