Copas Argentina & Sudamericana: San Lorenzo advance, Lanús & Vélez get vital wins (video)

Three cup matches involving Argentine sides were played on Wednesday evening. In the Copa Argentina semi-finals, San Lorenzo de Almagro were held to a 1-1 draw by third tier Estudiantes de Caseros, but eventually prevailed 4-3 on penalties. Almost simultaneously with that, Lanús put in a clinical performance to thrash Universidad de Chile 4-0 in... Continue Reading →

Apertura 2010: a great weekend for Estudiantes, and plenty of goals

Last weekend was somewhat lacking on the goals front, but Saturday and Sunday more than made up for that with an absolute deluge. Only two matches featured fewer than two goals: Arsenal's 1-0 away win over Quilmes on Friday, and Estudiantes' win by the same scoreline away to San Lorenzo, which leaves Seba Verón &... Continue Reading →

Torneos de Verano 2010

The first football of the new year is already underway in Argentina; on Saturday Banfield and Huracán played out a 0-0 draw in which the champions of Argentina had more chances but couldn't put them away with Santiago Silva, whilst in the first of the AFA's official triangular tournaments (there's no round robin of the... Continue Reading →

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