Argentina starting XI vs. Belarus, 20th August 2008

To avoid any possible confusion should anyone be typing in terms to search engines looking for Argentine national team news today, I'll start by pointing out that this has nothing at all to do with the Olympic Football Tournament. Argentina's senior side (minus Riquelme and Mascherano of course) take on Belarus in Minsk at 8pm local... 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 →

Argentina 4 – 1 Mexico

It wasn't all doom and gloom for Argentine representatives against foreign opposition on Wednesday night. The selección kicked off against Mexico in San Diego minutes after the final whistle was blown to end Boca's Copa Libertadores campaign, and made Alfio Basile's experimental 3-4-1-2 look like the most natural system in the world as they blew... Continue Reading →

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