Copa Libertadores 2013: Atlético Mineiro’s championship reviewed

This isn't actually Argentina-related, but since there's not much to report here apart from Seba Verón's return to action for Estudiantes in a pre-season friendly (they beat Atlético de Madrid 1-0) on Saturday, and Emanuel Gigliotti scoring on his Boca Juniors (friendly) debut for Boca Juniors in a 1-0 win over a team of San... Continue Reading →

Newell’s Old Boys 2-0 Atlético Mineiro; Newell’s take a huge step forward in Libertadores semis

Wednesday night saw the first leg of the Copa Libertadores semi-final betweeen Newell's Old Boys and Atlético Mineiro. Newell's had lost their last three competitive games (one in the Copa Argentina, one in the Torneo Final and one in the Superfinal, which was of dubious value), whereas Atlético hadn't played any matches for 2 1/2 weeks... Continue Reading →

Boca’s latest two transfer targets

Either the world's going a little bit mad, or Pedro Pompilio is beginning to lose touch with reality a tad. The identities of two players Boca Juniors may currently be considering for the transfer market have been revealed, and they make for surprising reading. Both were born in South America, but that's about the least surprising... Continue Reading →

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