Torneo Clausura 2010 in review

A bit of a paradox, this torneo corto (short championship), because in spite of it only lasting 19 matches, it's been an absolute epic. We've seen four teams in contention for the title, two of whom couldn't have been expected to do so well at the turn of the year, as well as the (sort... Continue Reading →

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Copa Sudamericana 2008: Estudiantes through to the final

The second leg of the Copa Sudamericana semi-final between Argentinos Juniors and Estudiantes de La Plata was as all reasonable people expected it to be. That is, after Argentinos' first team thrashed Estudiantes' reserves 5-0 in the league on Sunday, it was evident to all that Estudiantes would advance from the semi. After a 1-1... Continue Reading →

Job done… just

A couple of hours after Lanús confirmed their participation in the Copa Libertadores with a win, Arsenal de Sarandí did the same in spite of a defeat. Their 2-0 home victory in the first leg proved enough for the Copa Sudamericana holders, as Mineros de Guyana could only manage a 2-1 win in Venezuela. The... Continue Reading →

A winning debut

Take a deep breath everyone... COMPETITIVE FOOTBALL IS BACK! Arsenal de Sarandí played the first meaningful match featuring an Argentine top-flight side of 2008, in their first ever game in the Copa Libertadores. It was a good start, too - they beat Mineros de Guyana of Venezuela 2-0 in El Vidaucto in the first leg... Continue Reading →

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