Estudiantes 2 – 0 Cuenca and Danubio 1 – 2 Lanús: the goals

Two Argentine sides progressed from the group stage of the 2008 Copa Libertadores last night, both in group two, and the goals from those final decisive matches are now online. You can see them right here - just read on. Estudiantes de La Plata 2 - 0 Deportivo Cuenca Danubio 1 - 2 Lanús (this... Continue Reading →

Estudiantes and Lanús go through

Estudiantes de La Plata and Lanús played their final matches in Group 2 of the Copa Libertadores last night at home to Deportivo Cuenca and away to Danubio respectively, needing results to ensure participation in the next round. For Roberto Sensini's men, a draw was enough, but with a win they'd win the group. For... Continue Reading →

Lanús 3 – 1 Danubio

Lanús are the best team in Argentina, don't you know. In case anyone wondered about their ability to challenge for honours again this year, they reminded us of that fact on Thursday night by claiming Argentina's first win in four attempts of the 2008 Copa Libertadores. The visitors to El Sur were Uruguayan quasi-giants Danubio,... Continue Reading →

Turning it round

League champions Lanús booked their place in the Copa Libertadores group stage on Tuesday night, winning in style against Ecuadorian champs Olmedo to overturn a 1-0 first leg defeat. In the first half, they looked edgy, creating chances but - as in Riobamba last week - not managing to finish them off. In the second,... Continue Reading →

Wide open

The Copa Ciudad de Buenos Aires could be won by one of two teams, with only one match remaining, after Apertura champions Lanús were able to nullify Estudiantes' threat despite finishing the match in Liniers with only nine men. Elsewhere, Rosario Central played their last match of the pre-season camp in Mar del Plata. More... Continue Reading →

Is that daylight I see

Appearing at the end of the tunnel? A draw or a Tigre win in Sunday evening's game would have made the championship race insanely close given some of the other results we've had this weekend. But after one hour of play in El Sur, Matías Fritzler scored the goal which won the game for Lanús,... Continue Reading →

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