Libertadores 2013: Vélez get their first win with a thrashing of Iquique (video)

Last night, as well as the Copa Argentina action I already posted videos of, Vélez Sarsfield were in Copa Libertadores action in Liniers, and they claimed their first win of this year's competition with a 3-0 victory over Chilean minnows Iquique. Goals from Federico Insúa, Ezequiel Rescaldani and Fernando Gago (the latter with the aid... Continue Reading →

Libertadores 2013: Newell’s start with a win, Arsenal fall short in La Paz

Thursday night was one of mixed fortunes for Argentine clubs in the Copa Libertadores. After Vélez Sarsfield's and Boca Juniors' defeats earlier in the week, Newell's Old Boys finally got a win for Argentina, beating Paraguayan giants Olimpia 3-1 in El Coloso Del Parque with goals from Ignacio Scocco, Horacio Orzán and Maxi Rodríguez. Maxi's... Continue Reading →

Copa Libertadores: Vélez take a step towards the semis (video)

Vélez Sarsfield weren't allowed to play the home leg of their Copa Libertadores quarter-final in the Estadio José Amalfitani on Thursday, owing to incidents involving pyrotechnics during Monday's Primera División match against Banfield, and as a result they played in an unimpressively-populated Bombonera against Libertad of Paraguay. The visitors were expected to offer stiff resistance,... Continue Reading →

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