Recopa Sudamericana second leg: Estudiantes fail to overturn the deficit

Estudiantes de La Plata lost the first leg of the Recopa Sudamericana 2-1 in Quito two weeks ago, and thus had to win by two goals on Wednesday night in Quilmes in order to claim the not in any way prestigious trophy. In the end, they couldn't manage it; a 0-0 draw, with Estudiantes' Rodrigo... Continue Reading →

Recopa Sudamericana: Liga de Quito 2 – 1 Estudiantes

Estudiantes de La Plata didn't play badly, but lost in the first leg of the 2010 Recopa Sudamericana. All the same, the 2009 Copa Libertadores winners will be confident of overturning the deficit in the second leg of the showpiece, held between last year's Libertadores and Copa Sudamericana winners. The opening 20 minutes of the... 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 →

Palermo arrives at a record

In a glorified all-Argentine continental pre-season friendly, Boca Juniors hosted Arsenal de Sarandí in Racing's ground on Wednesday night, in the first leg of the Recopa Sudamericana, played between the winners of the previous year's (not season, confusingly) Copas Sudamericana and Libertadores. Boca ran out 3-1 winners after an early flurry saw them leading 2-1 after... Continue Reading →

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