Belgrano down Godoy Cruz, Rafaela brush Tigre aside, & the goals from Weds Brazil v Argentina friendly (videos)

Friday evening saw the start of the eighth round of the 2012 Torneo Inicial, and there were two home wins to kick things off. Belgrano de Córdoba beat Godoy Cruz 1-0 thanks to a Claudio Pérez strike halfway through the second half, before Atlético Rafaela started early, but left it late to put the gloss... Continue Reading →

Messi completes an unforgettable season with an Argentina hat trick to down Brazil 4-3 (video)

The curtain came down on the 2011-12 season for Argentina's Europe-based players today, when they took on Brazil (or rather more accurately, Brazil's likely Olympic Football Tournament team) in a friendly at New Meadowlands in New Jersey. The match was a veritable goalfest, and ended 4-3 to Argentina with Lionel Messi thoroughly overshadowing opposing forward... Continue Reading →

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