Friendly: Argentina B 4 – 1 Venezuela (video)

In a friendly to mark the opening of the new Estadio Bicentenario in San Juan, one of the stadia to be used in this July's Copa América, an Argentina side made up solely of players from the local league beat their Venezuelan visitors 4-1. It's an unimportant game and the existence of the 'local' national... Continue Reading →

Copa Sudamericana 2009: Boca 1 -1 Vélez: the goals

I can now embed the goals from Thursday night's Copa Sudamericana preliminary first leg between Boca Juniors and Vélez Sársfield. Pablo Mouche opened the scoring early on for Boca, and Víctor Zapata got a late but deserved equaliser for Vélez to take the tie back to the Estadio José Amalfitani all square. Copa Sudamericana preliminary... Continue Reading →

Future Now

It was League Cup day in England and Scotland, but halfway across the world, Boca Juniors also fielded a side largely made up of youngsters in a second-rate knockout competition. In this case it was the Copa Sudamericana, and the opposition were the champions of South America - recent Copa Libertadores winners Liga de Quito.... Continue Reading →

How demeaning

It's difficult to know who'll be more disappointed after Tuesday night's Torneo de Verano match-up. On the one hand, Racing are at a low enough point that they'll be expected to be happy with a goalless draw against a team made of youth players and reserves. On the other, Boca's youth players and reserves, who... Continue Reading →

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