Copa Sudamericana 2007: ¡Arsenal Campeon!

It was a very nervy match in Racing's stadium, as Arsenal's players showed the pressure of playing the biggest match in the history of their club - but they dug deep when it most mattered, and came away with the trophy thanks to Martín Andrizzi's late strike. Despite a 2-1 loss in front of their... Continue Reading →

Copa Sudamericana 2007 – Arsenal’s big day arrives

A disappointing Apertura is almost behind them, but Arsenal de Sarandí have an opportunity to make history on Wednesday night all the same. They carry a 3-2 aggregate lead into the second leg of the Copa Sudamericana final against América de Mexico, after Friday night's astonishing win the Azteca. The match will be played in... Continue Reading →

Arsenal shock América

In front of 100,000 home fans, América took an early lead in the Copa Sudamericana final first leg, and it all looked like the dream of an upset was ending before it had really begun. But they reckoned without an Arsenal side playing with extraordinary solidarity and purpose, and as a result, Wednesday night's second leg in... Continue Reading →

Hand of Cuenca

Somehow, Mario Cuenca kept River Plate from putting any goals past Arsenal in the Monumental in a match which the hosts had far the better of. Arsenal started more sharply and very nearly took the lead almost before the match had begun, but were denied by Juan Pablo Carrizo and thereafter, River dominated, particularly as... Continue Reading →

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