Martín Benítez’s golazo gives Independiente a Libertadores win over Millonarios (video)

Thursday night saw the continuation of the Copa Libertadores group stage, as the competition's most successful club, Independiente, hosted Colombian giants Millonarios in Avellaneda. Independiente had got off to a poor start with an unexpected defeat away to Venezuelan side Deportivo Lara in their first game, but got back on the front foot here with... Continue Reading →

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Copa Libertadores 2009: final second leg highlights

The dust has settled on the trophy presentation and Estudiantes' squad are preparing for their triumphant return to La Plata on Thursday afternoon with the Copa Libertadores de América. If you'd like to see how they came from behind to win their fourth continental crown, look no further - there's a ten minute highlight video... Continue Reading →

Competitive football at last!

Proper football has returned to Argentina with the start of the qualifying rounds for the 2009 Copa Libertadores de América. Estudiantes de La Plata travelled to Lima where they met Sporting Cristal, former finalists of this competition but for now just glad to be here after CONMEBOL came so close to booting Peruvian clubs out... Continue Reading →

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