Argentina's win against Mexico on Sunday was their first in 90 minutes in the knockout rounds of a
World Cup for twenty years, believe it or not. To read what I thought of a generally impressive
performance, especially from Carlos ... Continue reading →
Carlos Tevez is, according to Diego Maradona, el jugador del pueblo ('the player of the people').
On Sunday, hours after the controversy during Germany's 4-1 thrashing of England, linesman Stefano
Ayroldi confirmed to the world that he was indeed one ... Continue reading →
Argentina's preparations for their World Cup second round match on Sunday against Mexico continue
apace, with FIFA officially confirming that Juan Sebastián Verón's 135 successful passes against
Greece is a new record for a single player in a single match ... Continue reading →
The goals from last night's demolition job by Argentina against Mexico are online now, and here
they are. Argentina 4 - 1 Mexico
It wasn't all doom and gloom for Argentine representatives against foreign opposition on Wednesday
night. The selección kicked off against Mexico in San Diego minutes after the final whistle
was blown to end Boca's Copa Libertadores campaign, and made Alfio Basile's experimental 3-4-1-2
look like the most natural system in the world as they blew [.
Boca Juniors take on Fluminense in the second leg of the Copa Libertadores semi-final on Wednesday
night, needing to win or get an extremely high-scoring draw in the Maracanã (the first leg was
2-2). Much later - a midnight kick off Argentine time - the selección will be renewing their
rivalry with Mexico in San [.
Two big matches on Wednesday: Argentina take on Mexico in San Diego in the first of their two
end-of-season friendlies (they'll play the United States at the weekend), and Boca Juniors walk out
at the Maracanã in Rio de Janeiro to take on Fluminense in the second leg of their Copa
The selección will play a friendly against Egypt, in Cairo, on the 26th March, and the AFA are
also in talks with the FMF about a friendly against Mexico in February, to be played in Dubai.
Domestically, the end of the championship - and the imminent re-opening of the European transfer
windows - mean it's [.