Argentina squad to face Spain

On the 14th November Diego Maradona's Argentina will face Spain in Atlético de Madrid's Estadio Vicente Calderón in a friendly as the first part of their preparation for the 2010 World Cup in South Africa. On Friday, Maradona named his squad for the match, which will consist solely of players playing for clubs outside Argentina,... Continue Reading →

Advertisements

Scotland 0 – 1 Argentina

Diego Maradona's first match in charge of Argentina saw few surprises. Against improving and tenacious opponents, a big win was never on the cards, but those who've doubted the wisdom of Maradona's appointment can take some encouragement from a performance in which the Albiceleste actually played like a team. Atlético de Madrid's Maxi Rodríguez scored... Continue Reading →

Not the best preparation

Argentina travelled to Lima on Monday, where they're now preparaing to take on Peru on Wednesday night. All is not well, however, for Alfio Basile's side. Following Carlos Tevez's second red card in three matches for the selección, they'll have to get ready for Peru with one forward fewer of Basile's squad. And as well... 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 →

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 →

Blog at WordPress.com.

Up ↑