Argentines abroad: 12th-13th April

It's been another important weekend for Argentines abroad. In Italy there were vital performances from Esteban Cambiasso and Ezequiel Lavezzi; in France, two goals from Fernando Cavenaghi helped Bordeaux to keep dreaming of a title, and Mauro Zárate got another for Birmingham to rescue a point. There were also Argentine goals in Mexico and the... Continue Reading →

Pre-Olympic friendly: Argentina 5 – 0 Guatemala

The Argentine Olympic football squad had their first preperatory friendly under Sergio Batista's stewardship in the early hours (Argentine time) of Thursday morning, and easily beat Guatemala by five goals to nil. Accepting that their rivals will hardly be challenging for the title themselves, Batista none the less declared himself 'very pleased with the attitude'... Continue Reading →

Off the mark

In his second match in charge, Diego Simeone has his first win as River Plate manager. The Torneo de Verano continued in Salta on Friday night, as Simeone's side met his former playing club Racing, and won 2-0 thanks to some good play and a couple of red cards for La Academia. Elsewhere, the invitational... Continue Reading →

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