Copa Libertadores 2009: Estudiantes (2) 1 – 0 (0) Defensor Sporting

In spite of the dreadful showing by Argentine clubs in this year's Copa Libertadores, one of them will be in the semi-finals, after Estudiantes beat Uruguay's Defensor Sporting on a better-than-expected pitch in La Plata 1-0, to complete a 2-0 aggregate win in the quarter-final tie. Waiting for them in the next round are Defensor's... Continue Reading →


Copa Libertadores: Defensor Sporting 0 – 1 Estudiantes

'Estudiantes are more of a team than Boca,' Defensor Sporting manager Jorge Da Silva had said in the buildup to the first leg of the 2009 Copa Libertadores quarter-final first leg. On Thursday night Estudiantes showed that where Carlos Ischia's side had failed against Defensor in the previous round, they're well equipped to succeed, going... Continue Reading →

Defensor Sporting 2 – 2 Boca Juniors: the goals

The goals from Thursday night's 2-2 draw in Montevideo between Defensor Sporting of Uruguay and Boca Juniors, in the first leg of the Copa Libertadores last 16, are online now - you can watch them right here. Just read on... Copa Libertadores 2009 last 16, 14th May: Defensor Sporting (URU) 2 - 2 Boca Juniors

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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