Egypt 0 – 2 Argentina

Sergio Agüero stepped into the limelight in Lionel Messi's absence on Wednesday night and helped Argentina to a 2-0 win over the African champions in Cairo, after a tricky opening half gave way to a more impressive performance from Argentina in the second. Without Messi and Juan Román Riquelme, Alfio Basile's side were testing out... Continue Reading →

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Egypt vs. Argentina starting XI

Argentina's friendly in Cairo has just kicked off and whilst I can't help you with any updates, I can give you the team. Julio Cruz gets the nod over Fernando Cavenaghi for the starting berth in the number 9 shirt, whilst Lucho González is the captain. Read on for the formation... Argentina starting XI vs.... Continue Reading →

Egypt vs. Argentina: the buildup

The Argentine national side arrived in Cairo on Monday in preparation for Wednesday's friendly against African champions Egypt minus Esteban Cambiasso, who has an injury in his left leg. The squad got straight to work in the gym of the their hotel, whilst manager Alfio Basile gave a press conference. 'For Argentina this match is... Continue Reading →

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