Copa Libertadores 2010: some more goals

A new internet connection at home has meant a few nights of dodgy connections, which is why the goals from Wednesday night's match in Lima between Universitario and Lanús - won 2-0 by the Peruvian side - are only going up on HEGS now. They're accompanied by some from an astonishing match which has just... Continue Reading →

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Martín Palermo, we never doubted you

Not I. Oh, heavens no. The heavens opened over the Estadio Monumental on Saturday night and, in a frantic finish, a substitute chosen by D10s himself scored the winning goal to keep Argentina - just - on track for qualification to South Africa 2010. Martín Palermo has waited ten years for the chance to atone... 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 →

Competitive football at last!

Proper football has returned to Argentina with the start of the qualifying rounds for the 2009 Copa Libertadores de América. Estudiantes de La Plata travelled to Lima where they met Sporting Cristal, former finalists of this competition but for now just glad to be here after CONMEBOL came so close to booting Peruvian clubs out... Continue Reading →

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