At the death

Independiente's poor start to the season continues, whilst for Racing, the next fixture might just be looked upon with a little more optimism. El Rojo were leading as the away team in El Cilindro thanks to a Daniel Montenegro strike five minutes before the break, but as the match looked like it was dying, with... Continue Reading →

Migliore moves to Racing

Racing showed on the opening day of the Apertura that they've still got some improving to do in certain areas if they're not going to have a repeat of last season's desperate struggle against relegation. On Tuesday, a step forward was taken with the unveiling of Boca Juniors' Pablo Migliore on loan, to provide more... Continue Reading →

La Boca cerrada

Copa Libertadores holders Boca Juniors crashed out of the tournament at the semi-final stage on Wednesday night after a thrilling second half in the Maracanã which saw them take the lead through Martín Palermo before hosts Fluminense hit back with a three-goal blitz in the closing half hour. Fluminense, who've never got this far in... Continue Reading →

Slippy fingers

The Copa Libertadores semi-final is only halfway through, but Boca were filled with self-loathing on Wednesday night after letting a lead slip through their fingers having had the first leg completely in their own hands. Well, not so much self-loathing as Migliore-loathing. The stand-in goalkeeper made a cock-up of monumental proportions to hand Fluminense an... Continue Reading →

Team news

With just a few days remaining before the 2008 Torneo Clausura begins, some of the sides are still going over their options when it comes to the formations and personnel for their opening matches. No such trouble for Argentina's Olympic manager Sergio Batista, who already seems to know his starting XI for Wednesday's match against Guatemala... Continue Reading →

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