Newell’s Old Boys 2-0 Atlético Mineiro; Newell’s take a huge step forward in Libertadores semis

Wednesday night saw the first leg of the Copa Libertadores semi-final betweeen Newell's Old Boys and Atlético Mineiro. Newell's had lost their last three competitive games (one in the Copa Argentina, one in the Torneo Final and one in the Superfinal, which was of dubious value), whereas Atlético hadn't played any matches for 2 1/2 weeks... Continue Reading →

Libertadores 2013: Vélez beat Iquique to go through, Tigre lose to Palmeiras and will struggle (video)

Two matches in the Copa Libertadores on Tuesday night involved Argentine clubs. Vélez Sarsfield visited Iquique in Chile, where they easily dispatched the hosts 3-1 with goals from Sebastián Domínguez, Lucas Romero and Jonathan Copete. Manuel Villalobos scored Iquique's goal. A little later, Tigre visited São Paulo to take on Palmeiras and lost 2-0, the... Continue Reading →

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