Turning it round

League champions Lanús booked their place in the Copa Libertadores group stage on Tuesday night, winning in style against Ecuadorian champs Olmedo to overturn a 1-0 first leg defeat. In the first half, they looked edgy, creating chances but - as in Riobamba last week - not managing to finish them off. In the second,... Continue Reading →

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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 →

One champion out, some others enter the fray

César Luís Menotti, Argentina's World Cup-winning manager in 1978, has resigned his charge of Mexican club Tecos UAG, preferring to keep his reasons to himself beyond talk of some 'disagreements' with directors. Argentine champions Lanús, meanwhile, had a happier time on Monday, beginning their pre-season training in earnest in Mar del Plata with a stable... Continue Reading →

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