Goals from two meaningless matches

One of the matches on Wednesday night featured a 'national' team playing Ghana in Córdoba. Martín Palermo scored both goals and, as a result, has convinced everyone in the press that he'd be ideal to play as the number 9 in the World Cup qualifiers against Peru, ahead of Diego Milito and Gonzalo Higua'in. Hmmm.... Continue Reading →

Copa Sudamericana: some midweek goals

Both Lanus and San Lorenzo began their Copa Sudamericana campaigns proper during the last couple of days, and they had very contrasting fortunes in their first legs. San Lorenzo battered Peruvian club Cienciano 3-0 in the Nuevo Gasometro, whilst Lanus found themselves two goals down after six minutes against Ecuador's LDU Quito, and chasing the... Continue Reading →

Estudiantes 2 – 0 Botafogo: the goals

River Plate are currently on the pitch against Chivas de Guadalajara, but whilst we're waiting for this one to pan out, you can find the goals from Estudiantes' win over Botafogo in the Copa Sudamericana quarter-finals last night here, including Juan Sebastián Verón's spectacular second. Estudiantes de La Plata 2 - 0 Botafogo:

Copa Sudamericana: River through

River Plate have joined the two Juniors, Boca and Argentinos, in the quarter-finals of the 2008 Copa Sudamericana with a 2-1 win over Uruguayans Defensor Sporting in the Monumental on Thursday night to complete a 4-2 aggregate victory. Full back Paulo Ferrari, playing wide on the right of midfield, opened the scoring in the 7th... Continue Reading →

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