Libertadores: Vélez put one foot in the quarters (video)

Vélez Sarsfield put one foot in the quarter-finals of the 2011 Copa Libertadores on Tuesday night with a comfortable 3-0 win over 2008 winners Liga de Quito of Ecuador. Augusto Fernández got Vélez's first two goals in the opening minutes, and Seba Domínguez hit the third in the second half. The second leg in Quito... Continue Reading →

Libertadores: Independiente win but they & Godoy Cruz both go out (video)

Both Argentine sides in Group 8 of the 2011 Copa Libertadores exited the competition on Tuesday night, after very different results. Seven-times winners and Copa Sudamericana champions Independiente - already all-but out, barring a miracle - visited Peñarol in Montevideo, who'd already qualified regardless of tonight's result, and with a largely reserve side recorded a... Continue Reading →

Copa Sudamericana: some midweek goals

Both Lanus and San Lorenzo began their Copa Sudamericana campaigns proper during the last couple of days, and they had very contrasting fortunes in their first legs. San Lorenzo battered Peruvian club Cienciano 3-0 in the Nuevo Gasometro, whilst Lanus found themselves two goals down after six minutes against Ecuador's LDU Quito, and chasing the... Continue Reading →

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