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Articles tagged with Argentina

Alisson

Why have Argentina fallen behind Brazil when it comes to producing quality goalkeepers?

The phrase ‘Brazilian goalkeeper’ does not, historically speaking, inspire a great deal of confidence. This is a little harsh. True, Feli...

Funes Mori

Why Ramiro Funes Mori has something to offer Argentina’s World Cup challenge

Argentina coach Jorge Sampaoli is on a tour of Europe, meeting his players, judging their form and fitness, and explaining to them what he intends to ...

Messi

Not quite a group of death, but Argentina have cause for concern after World Cup draw

The very concept of a World Cup ‘group of death’ is probably antiquated. Recent trends have widened gaps between club sides – and c...

Lionel Messi

Despite qualification struggles, there are signs of encouragement for Argentina

Qualification for the World Cup is one thing. The tournament is another. Brazil in 2002 give the best example. Their qualification campaign was a pro...

#5 Sixes and Sevens podcast: South American World Cup qualifiers with Tim Vickery

Oliver Wilson is joined by Tim Vickery to review the final round of World Cup qualifiers in South America. You can listen to the ...

Betting preview: Argentina - Peru

Argentina and Peru, level on points in World Cup qualification in South America, will go head-to-head in a crunch fixture on Thursday.

Why Lionel Messi is not to blame for Argentina's World Cup qualification struggles

For the last 12 minutes of Argentina’s 1-1 draw at home to Venezuela last Tuesday, Daniel Mollo of Buenos Aires’ Radio Cooperativa gave up...

Betting preview: Argentina - Uruguay

Uruguay and Argentina will be looking to boost their respective World Cup qualification chances when they lock horns this week.

#4 Sixes and Sevens podcast: South American World Cup qualifiers with Tim Vickery

Greg Lea is joined by Tim Vickery to look ahead to the latest round of World Cup qualifiers in South America. You can listen to the podcast on&n...

Suarez absence could prove costly in Uruguay's crunch World Cup qualifier against Argentina

MSN is no more. The 'N' has gone and the 'S' is out of action for a while. Lionel Messi is on his own as Barcelona’s leading attacking talent, w...