Argentina expected starting XI vs Russia

On Wednesday Argentina play Russia in Moscow in an international friendly, with Diego Maradona's charges looking to gain some sort of momentum to take into their World Cup qualifier at home to Brazil in Rosario next month. Argentine sports daily Olé claim that Andrei Arshavin is viewed as a 'hope for the future' in Russia,... Continue Reading →


U.S.A. vs. Argentina: starting XI

Alfio Basile hasn't yet confirmed the starters for the friendly against the USA - the only thing known is that Gabriel Heinze has recovered from his lower back injury. The match kicks off around one hour and ten minutes after this story goes online, and I'll update this post with the starting lineup as soon... Continue Reading →

Still undecided

Argentina complete their mini-tour of the United States on Sunday evening with a match against their hosts in New York, but Alfio Basile had on Saturday night still not confirmed either the formation or indeed any of the starting lineup for the match. Basile's expected to experiment and give a few fringe players the chance... Continue Reading →

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 →

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 →

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