A mini midweek Argentines Abroad

It's not too often I write one of these covering midweek matches, but Wednesday 13th May was a bit of a high watermark for Argentine representatives in foreign football this season. The Copa Libertadores and CONCACAF Champions League, as well as the national cup finals in both Spain and Italy, all had important contributions from... Continue Reading →

Copa Libertadores 2009: Lanús 1 – 1 Caracas

Lanús exited the Copa Libertadores a couple of weeks ago with a draw away to Chivas in Guadalajara, but on the day CONMEBOL announced Mexican clubs won't be playing in their own country in this season's competition from now on due to the swine flu epidemic, they said good bye formally, with their final group... Continue Reading →

Three-way action

Boca Juniors, San Lorenzo and - who'd have thunk it? - Tigre will have to play a three-team playoff to decide the 2008 Primera A Torneo Apertura title, after all three won their last matches of the campaign on Sunday to finish on 39 points. Lanús, who beat San Martín de Tucumán, are out of... Continue Reading →

Boca lead

With three matches remaining, Boca Juniors have taken the summit of the Torneo Apertura 2008 thanks to a 2-1 win in spite of Juan Román Riquelme having a penalty saved away to San Martín de Tucumán. Combined with Tigre's 3-1 loss to Estudiantes in La Plata, the result was enough to send Boca top - but just... Continue Reading →

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