Category: Argentina

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Weary Argentines Prepare For The Copa Libertadores To Finally Be Decided

Weary Argentines Prepare For The Copa Libertadores To Finally Be Decided

Around 11pm on the night of October 31st, Boca Juniors striker Dario Benedetto scored a goal in a game vs Palmeiras in São Paulo. This was no ordinar ...
Copa Libertadores In Madrid – The Final Insult

Copa Libertadores In Madrid – The Final Insult

José de San Martín, liberator and national hero of Argentina once said: “You will be what you must be, or else you will be nothing”. After Conmebol ...
A Special Day Turned Sour At The Copa Libertadores ‘Super Final’

A Special Day Turned Sour At The Copa Libertadores ‘Super Final’

Monday 26 November was supposed to be a very special day for the fans of either River Plate or Boca Juniors. A new working week was meant to begin w ...
Argentina’s Final Of The Century All Square After Pulsating First Leg

Argentina’s Final Of The Century All Square After Pulsating First Leg

Far too often, South America makes headlines around the world for all the wrong reasons, both in terms of politics and football. Political news usu ...
Copa Libertadores Preview: Argentina Prepares For Final Of The Century

Copa Libertadores Preview: Argentina Prepares For Final Of The Century

South America’s equivalent of the Champions League -- The Copa Libertadores -- has existed for 58 years. After nearly six decades of continental fo ...
Why CONMEBOL Must Act Against River Plate & Manager Marcelo Gallardo

Why CONMEBOL Must Act Against River Plate & Manager Marcelo Gallardo

The Copa Libertadores is madness. There is simultaneously no other way, and no better way to describe South America’s Champions League equivalent. T ...
And Then There Were Four – Copa Libertadores Quarter Final Roundup

And Then There Were Four – Copa Libertadores Quarter Final Roundup

The South American equivalent of the Champions League reached a critical phase this week, with the Copa Libertadores quarter-final second legs being p ...
Boca Juniors & River Plate Meet At La Bombonera: Superclásico Preview

Boca Juniors & River Plate Meet At La Bombonera: Superclásico Preview

The build-up to any Argentine Superclásico is always heated. The local media interview players, managers and club presidents hoping that they will mak ...
Copa Libertadores Heats Up After Action-Packed Last 16

Copa Libertadores Heats Up After Action-Packed Last 16

River Plate demolished Racing to join some surprise names in the Copa Libertadores quarter finals, writes Tom Nash. South America’s premier footbal ...
2 Thrashings That Brought The Copa Argentina Into Question

2 Thrashings That Brought The Copa Argentina Into Question

When a far superior team comes up against a lower league side in a cup-tie, and could comfortably put 10 goals past them, should they give their all a ...
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