Brazil 0 – 0 Argentina

Brazil and Argentina convened for their first meeting of the qualifying campaign for the 2010 World Cup in South Africa on Wednesday night, with Argentina aware that a win would take them back to joint top of the table alongside Paraguay, after the Guaraní fell to a shock 4-2 defeat to Bolivia in La Paz... Continue Reading →

Argentina starting XI vs. Brazil

Alfio Basile has named Argentina's starting lineup for the World Cup qualifier against Brazil in Belo Horizonte, and it includes both Juan Román Riquelme and Lionel Messi. Sensibly, Messi will partner Julio Cruz rather than form part of the little-and-little combo which featured against Ecuador on Sunday, as Sergio Agüero drops to the bench. Both... Continue Reading →

¡Que Lío!

In the buildup to Wednesday night's South American clásico between Brazil and Argentina in Belo Horizonte for the 2010 World Cup Qualifiers, the Argentina camp has been rocked by suggestions of a division in the squad. Not entirely surprisingly, Boca Juniors' Juan Román Riquelme is at the heart of it, but the identity of the... Continue Reading →

Argentina squad vs. Ecuador and Brazil

With the completion of the two-match 'tour' of the United States on Sunday, the Argentina squad returned to Buenos Aires to begin preparations for the next round of South American qualifiers for the 2010 World Cup in South Africa. On Sunday, Argentina will host Ecuador in El Monumental, before travelling to take on Brazil in Belo Horizonte... Continue Reading →

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