Danubio 1 – 2 Estudiantes

Roberto Sensini's Estudiantes may have recorded their first league loss of the season at the weekend against San Lorenzo, but on Wednesday night they finally got their Copa Libertadores Group 2 effort up and running, coming from behind in the second half to win 2-1 against Danubio in Montevideo thanks to a Juan Sebastián Verón penalty and... Continue Reading →


Newell's Old Boys visited Roberto Sensini's Estudiantes in the first match of the weekend, and had their unbeaten start to the Clausura comprehensively taken to pieces as the hosts smashed them 5-2. Pablo Piatti scored twice and Newell's boss Ricardo Caruso Lombardi was sent off shortly before half-time in a match which got the third... Continue Reading →

Cuenca 1 – 0 Estudiantes

Roberto Sensini sent out an attack-minded lineup to face Deportivo Cuenca in Estudiantes' opening Group 2 match of the Copa Libertadores on Tuesday night, but it wasn't enough to prevent Argentina's clubs from suffering two defeats on the opening night. At altitude, Estudiantes couldn't hack it against their Ecuadorian opponents. Well, that's a bit harsh.... Continue Reading →

Another trophy

It's only an invitational tournament, so it doesn't matter in the slightest, but Lanús, it seems, are developing a taste for silverware after claiming their first ever championship last month. On Monday, the Granate won the Copa Ciudad de Buenos Aires without even playing, as Vélez Sársfield beat Estudiantes de La Plata 2-1 in the... Continue Reading →

New managers: all the rage

River Plate have already got themselves a new manager in time for Christmas since the Apertura ended, and on Friday, both La Plata clubs did the same, along with Huracán, whilst Boca were closing in on the man to replace Miguel Russo. If they get their man by Christmas, one-quarter of the Primera A clubs will... Continue Reading →

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