Copa Argentina: Boca eliminate Olimpo in an epic penalty shootout, and Belgrano go out to Central

There were two matches in the Copa Argentina on Tuesday, meaning the quarter-final lineup is now almost complete (the remaining tie, between Barracas Central and San Lorenzo, has been postponed for a second time due to security concerns, and rescheduled for next week). In the earlier match, top flight Belgrano de Córdoba were well beaten,... Continue Reading →

Copa Argentina 2011-2012: the competition so far

It's been relatively unheralded here on HEGS so far, but Hand Of Pod listeners will be aware that there's a new competition in Argentine football this season which is well underway. The Copa Argentina is the AFA's first attempt at a regular knockout competition since the 1970 edition - the second - was abandoned at... Continue Reading →

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