World Cup 2010 qualifying: Ecuador… 2 – 0 Argentina

Amazing. A second match at altitude (though nowhere near as high as La Paz this time, and against a much better team than Bolivia), and for the second time running Argentina lose, this time when they didn't think they could afford to slip up at all. There really might not be any further room for... Continue Reading →

World Cup 2010 qualifying: Argentina 1 – 0 Colombia

On a terrible pitch, Argentina played poorly on Saturday but took three points all the same from a Colombian side who pressured them all the way and made them work hard for the points. Getafe defender Daniel 'Cata' Díaz made the breakthrough in the eleventh minute of the second half. It wasn't a pretty performance,... Continue Reading →

Argentina 1 – 1 Ecuador

Following the experimentation of the North American friendlies last week, it was back to serious business for the selección on Sunday night, with a World Cup qualifier against Ecuador which was expected to be a mere warm up for the midweek clash away to Brazil. It proved a little trickier than that, though, with Argentina's... Continue Reading →

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