A clash of champions

Arsenal de Sarandí, the winners of the most recent Copa Sudamericana, visited the current Argentine league champions Lanús on Friday night and got the thirteenth round of matches off to a cracking start, demolishing their hosts 6-2 to make Ramón Cabrero's final campaign in charge of the Granate just a little bit worse. Cabrero, with... Continue Reading →

Quito vs. Arsenal and River vs. Católica – the goals

The goals from last night's Copa Libertadores matches for Arsenal de Sarandí and River Plate are online now, and you can watch them right here. Although Arsenal fans, not for the first time in this Copa, might prefer not to. LDU Quito 6 - 1 Arsenal de Sarandí River Plate 2 - 0 Universidad Católica

Arsenal all but out, River all but through

Two Argentine sides were in action in the Copa Libertadores on Wednesday night. Arsenal de Sarandí, Copa Sudamericana holders, continued to embarrass themselves in the bigger competition, conceding six goals for the second time in this group stage, this time at altitude to LDU Quito. River Plate, meanwhile, virtually assured their presence in the second... Continue Reading →

Arsenal 1 – 0 Libertad – the goal

Apologies for not getting this up sooner, I forgot, plain and simply. Luciano Leguizamón's wonderful free kick which won Arsenal's first match in the Copa Libertadores group stages on Wednesday night is right here. Leguizamón: Arsenal 1 - 0 Libertad (79th min)

A decent debut

Arsenal de Sarandí played their first match in the Copa Libertadores proper on Wednesday evening. The task ahead of them was a tricky one: the visitors to El Viaducto were Paraguayan giants Libertad, who've made a habit of reaching the knockout stages in recent seasons. The result was better than expected and, perhaps, better than... Continue Reading →

A winning debut

Take a deep breath everyone... COMPETITIVE FOOTBALL IS BACK! Arsenal de Sarandí played the first meaningful match featuring an Argentine top-flight side of 2008, in their first ever game in the Copa Libertadores. It was a good start, too - they beat Mineros de Guyana of Venezuela 2-0 in El Vidaucto in the first leg... Continue Reading →


Luciano Leguizamón's freezing out at Gimnasia La Plata is almost at an end, after the club stated that they were prepared to let him move to Arsenal de Sarandí. Leguizamón's 'crime' was asking Juan Sebastián Verón to swap shirts with him after Estudiantes had beaten Gimnasia in the La Plata derby during the Apertura. Yes,... Continue Reading →

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