Honours even in La Paz

The Albicelestes would have been mindful of their last visit to La Paz during World Cup qualification. 4 years ago they were hammered 6 – 1 in the thin air of the Bolivian capital. It wasn’t quite as bad this time around but they did struggle. The home team dominated the first half and deservedly […]

CONMEBOL Qualifier results.

Colombia 5 Bolivia 0 “El Cafeteros” were the first to start on Friday afternoon and they wasted no time in slapping aside Bolivia in Barranquilla. Torres, Valdes, Gutierrez, Falcoa and Armero each grabbed a goal to bolster their 2nd place position and condemn Bolivia to 2nd bottom. Paraguay 1 Uruguay 1 In Montevideo, Luis Suarez had […]

2012 FIFA Ballon d’Or Shortlist

2012 FIFA Ballon d’Or Shortlist: Cristiano Ronaldo (Real Madrid C.F.) Iker Casillas (Real Madrid) Mesut Ozil (Real Madrid) Xabi Alonso (Real Madrid) Sergio Ramos (Real Madrid) Karim Benzema (Real Madrid)Leo Messi (FC Barcelona) Sergio Busquets (Barcelona) Andres Iniesta (Barcelona) Xavi (Barcelona) Gerard Pique (Barcelona)Wayne Rooney (Manchester United) Robin van Persie (Manchester United) Sergio Aguero (Manchester City) Mario Balotelli (Manchester […]

Argentina top the table

Argentina continue to top the CONMEBOL table after their 2-1 away win against Chile last night. Chile fell asleep for 4 minutes in the first half and allowed Messi and Higuain to claim a quick brace in 28 and 31 minutes. Argentina then needed only to hang on to claim 3 points but they did […]

CONMEBOL team of week 9 (12/10/2012)

Week 9 saw Argentina, Ecuador and Colombia win and move away from the pack. The qualifying group has now split into 3 parts with Chile and Uruguay losing form in the last 3 games. Messi was at his imperial best against Uruguay. It has often been touted that little Leo does not perform for his […]