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Jul 15, 2015

Second half goals give River Plate first-leg advantage

BUENOS AIRES (Reuters) – River Plate struggled to break down a resolute Guarani side in their Libertadores Cup semi-final on Tuesday but they upped the tempo in the second half to get the goals that give them a 2-0 advantage to take into next week’s return leg in Paraguay.

Guarani matched their rivals in a competitive opening period but the home side found a higher gear after the break.

Jul 15, 2015

Soccer-Second half goals give River Plate first-leg advantage

BUENOS AIRES, July 14 (Reuters) – River Plate struggled to break down a resolute Guarani side in their Libertadores Cup semi-final on Tuesday but they upped the tempo in the second half to get the goals that give them a 2-0 advantage to take into next week’s return leg in Paraguay.

Guarani matched their rivals in a competitive opening period but the home side found a higher gear after the break.

Jul 13, 2015

Boca Juniors unveil returning idol Tevez

BUENOS AIRES (Reuters) – Carlos Tevez was officially unveiled on Monday as a Boca Juniors player in a 6.5 million euros (£4.62 million) transfer from Juventus.

Thousands of fans of the popular club from the port district of La Boca packed La Bombonera stadium to welcome Tevez home from a decade abroad the day after the team went top of the Argentine league championship.

Jul 13, 2015

Soccer-Boca Juniors unveil returning idol Tevez

BUENOS AIRES, July 13 (Reuters) – Carlos Tevez was officially unveiled on Monday as a Boca Juniors player in a 6.5 million euros ($7.15 million) transfer from Juventus.

Thousands of fans of the popular club from the port district of La Boca packed La Bombonera stadium to welcome Tevez home from a decade abroad the day after the team went top of the Argentine league championship.

Jul 10, 2015

Boca resume Argentine championship waiting on Tevez

BUENOS AIRES (Reuters) – Boca Juniors fans must wait another week to see Carlos Tevez wear their blue and yellow colours again even though the Argentine championship resumes this weekend after a break.

Tevez, who has returned home after a decade in Europe, will not be back from holiday after the Copa America until next weekend’s home match against Quilmes at La Bombonera.

Jul 10, 2015

Soccer-Boca resume Argentine championship waiting on Tevez

BUENOS AIRES, July 10 (Reuters) – Boca Juniors fans must wait another week to see Carlos Tevez wear their blue and yellow colours again even though the Argentine championship resumes this weekend after a break.

Tevez, who has returned home after a decade in Europe, will not be back from holiday after the Copa America until next weekend’s home match against Quilmes at La Bombonera.

Jul 2, 2015

Soccer-Teo relegated at River while he eats grandma’s pasties

BUENOS AIRES, July 2 (Reuters) – Colombia striker Teofilo Gutierrez is no longer a part of River Plate’s first team squad, coach Marcelo Gallardo said on Thursday.

Gutierrez returned home to Barranquilla after Colombia lost their Copa America quarter-final to Argentina in Chile and has said he wants a move to Brazil, with Corinthians showing an interest.

May 28, 2015

Uncapped Casco included in experienced Argentina squad

BUENOS AIRES (Reuters) – Uncapped fullback Milton Casco of Newell’s Old Boys was named by coach Gerardo Martino in Argentina’s 23-man Copa America squad on Wednesday.

Casco, a quick, marauding left back, has been under surveillance for several months by Martino, under whom he won the Argentine league title with Newell’s in 2013.

May 28, 2015

Soccer-Uncapped Casco included in experienced Argentina squad

BUENOS AIRES, May 28 (Reuters) – Uncapped fullback Milton Casco of Newell’s Old Boys was named by coach Gerardo Martino in Argentina’s 23-man Copa America squad on Wednesday.

Casco, a quick, marauding left back, has been under surveillance for several months by Martino, under whom he won the Argentine league title with Newell’s in 2013.

May 15, 2015

Boca’s place in Cup at stake after fan violence

BUENOS AIRES (Reuters) – Disciplinary proceedings against Boca Juniors were opened on Friday by The South American Football Confederation (CONMEBOL) after at least one of their fans attacked rival River Plate players with what appeared to be pepper spray.

Four River Plate players were taken to hospital on Thursday following the incident and Argentina’s security chief slammed Boca for failing to protect their rivals during the last-16 second leg superclasico.