Libertadores: Godoy lose again to giants Peñarol (video)

Uruguayan giants Peñarol beat Godoy Cruz for the second time in their Copa Libertadores group on Wednesday night, 2-1 in Montevideo with goals from Juan Olivera and Andrés Frietas (Peñarol defender Darío Rodríguez's own goal was a temporary equaliser for Godoy). It's a result that leaves the Uruguayans on the verge of qualification, but complicates... Continue Reading →


Libertadores: Vélez lose, & Godoy beat Independiente (video)

Three Argentine teams took part in only two matches of the 2011 Copa Libertadores on Thursday night. First up Vélez Sarsfield travelled across the Andes to Santiago de Chile, where they started woefully and, although they recovered in the second half, still lost 2-1 to Unión Española. It's a second straight defeat for Vélez in... Continue Reading →


Hand Of Pod episode 9: relegation-threatened title challengers, & picking a team

In the ninth episode of Hand Of Pod, Sam, Dan, Dan and Seba talk about River Plate and Olimpo, the league leaders who are also battling against relegation. The non-Argentines also field a question on how they came to support the teams they do (and Dan and Sam provide a quick potted history of Ferro... Continue Reading →


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