Argentines Abroad: hat trick for Lisandro

It was an understated weekend last week for Argentines in the world's leagues, and as such I've really only got some words from our contributors, for the most part. This post is late going up, by the way, because after moving into a new flat on Sunday I've spent a few days enjoying having a... Continue Reading →

Argentines Abroad: Palacio hits a double, and Agüero ends his drought

In Italy, Rodrigo Palacio hit a double for Genoa in an incredible comeback from 3-0 down at home to Roma, in which he helped his side to a 4-3 win. In England, Carlos Tevez helped Manchester City add some gloss to an FA Cup win over Notts County. And in Spain, Sergio Agüero, goalless for... Continue Reading →

Movement of jah people

Next season's Argentines Abroad (on which note, the HEGS / MA Award winner will be announced on Thursday) are swelling their ranks in the annual exodus from the banks of the Paraná and Río de la Plata (the rivers of Babyl... I'll stop, shall I? OK). Rodrigo Palacio is finally leaving La Bombonera and Santiago... Continue Reading →

Defensor Sporting 2 – 2 Boca Juniors: the goals

The goals from Thursday night's 2-2 draw in Montevideo between Defensor Sporting of Uruguay and Boca Juniors, in the first leg of the Copa Libertadores last 16, are online now - you can watch them right here. Just read on... Copa Libertadores 2009 last 16, 14th May: Defensor Sporting (URU) 2 - 2 Boca Juniors

A breathtaking win for Boca

The AFA's incompetence in organising a playoff system that might have either rendered the final match meaningless, or ensured that one team would go into it without any motivation to win, has been papered over by Boca Juniors, who on Saturday evening beat San Lorenzo de Almagro 3-1 in Racing's stadium. One (very) depressing point: one... Continue Reading →

Boca take the Recopa

Martín Palermo's out for a while, but Boca Juniors provided themselves with a morale boost in the wake of a traumatic few days following their hero's injury. After Palermo's record-equalling goal set them on their way to a first-leg victory in Sarandí, it was back to La Bombonera for the second leg of the Recopa Sudamericana,... Continue Reading →

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