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Angel Di Maria’s Rise To Elite Status Culminates In Argentina’s Run at World Cup

Posted on by Dan Adu-Gyamfi

Angel Di Maria’s game-winning goal against Switzerland symbolized more than helping Argentina advance to the quarterfinals. It also highlighted his year long campaign of becoming a world class player. Before the 2013-14 season started, the 26-year-old was heavily linked with … Continue reading

Argentina-Switzerland: 5 Observations

Posted on by Thariq Amir

The match may not have ranked as a classic but it still delivered drama at the death as a disciplined Swiss side succumbed to a late, late Argentine effort from the otherwise disappointing Ángel di María. The Swiss will be … Continue reading

WATCH Argentina 1-0 Switzerland: Match Highlights [VIDEO]

Posted on by Jacob Dorman

Argentina left it late, but a goal by Angel Di Maria deep into extra time helping the South American team defeat Switzerland to advance to the quarter-finals of the 2014 FIFA World Cup. Argentina certainly seemed to sense that the … Continue reading

Argentina vs Switzerland: Starting Lineups, TV Times And World Cup Open Thread

Posted on by Chirag Madhrani

Argentina and Switzerland battle it out today to determine who will be going home and who will move through to the quarter-finals to play the winner of the USA vs Belgium game, later today. Where to watch – The 12 … Continue reading

Argentina 3-2 Nigeria Match Highlights [VIDEO]: La Albiceleste Emerge Victorious

Posted on by Chris Ryan

Similar to a parent who knows his or her child is smarter than the C’s on the report card, most soccer fans will be somewhat disappointed with the performance of the Albiceleste today. While they did score three goals they … Continue reading

WATCH Messi Score 2 Goals To Put Argentina 2-1 In the Lead In First Half Against Nigeria [VIDEO]

Posted on by Alex Muller

Leo Messi has done it again. Argentina’s star player scored two goals in the first half of the World Cup game against Nigeria to break the hearts of the African giants. There’s still 45 minutes left to play in the … Continue reading

Argentina vs Nigeria: Starting Lineups And World Cup Open Thread

Posted on by Chirag Madhrani

While Argentina are already through to the next round, a draw will be good enough for Nigeria to advance to the next round. But even if Nigeria lose today, they could still advance if Iran fails to beat Bosnia or … Continue reading

Messi Can Only Rescue Argentina So Many Times Before They Slip Up in the World Cup

Posted on by Juan Arango
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BELO HORIZONTE, BRAZIL — Argentine goalkeeper Sergio Romero was one of the heroes for the Albiceleste on Saturday against Iran. Yet when he addressed the media, all his plaudits went in the direction of his captain. “The little guy rubbed the … Continue reading

LISTEN to Argentina Radio Commentator Go Mental After Messi Scores Winner [AUDIO]

Posted on by Alex Muller

No matter what language you speak, you have to listen to the following commentary on Argentina radio from Saturday’s match after Leo Messi scored the wondergoal in the 91st minute to help Argentina defeat Iran 1-0. The commentator starts out … Continue reading

5 Observations From Argentina-Iran World Cup Game

Posted on by Thariq Amir

If this World Cup has taught us anything, it is to expect the unexpected. The Iranians nearly provided another shock result being only minutes away from securing a 0-0 draw.  Argentina’s talisman Lionel Messi once again scored a magical goal … Continue reading

WATCH Argentina 1-0 Iran Match Highlights [VIDEO]

Posted on by Richie Lauridsen

With 90 minutes gone,  the Bela Horizonte stadium was rocked by a cauldron of screaming fans draped in blue in white in the 92nd minute of the match between Argentina and Iran. Lionel Messi sent a rocket into the corner … Continue reading

WATCH Leo Messi Score 91st Minute Winner For Argentina Against Iran [VIDEO]

Posted on by Christopher Harris

Leo Messi scored a 91st minute goal for Argentina to break the hearts of Iran in Saturday’s World Cup game in Belo Horizonte. The brilliant goal by Messi was another one of his trademarks goals as he curled his shot … Continue reading

Argentina vs Iran: Starting Lineups And World Cup Open Thread

Posted on by Chirag Madhrani

Argentina face Iran in an attempt to seal their passage into the Round of 16. Where to watch – The match kicks off at 12 PM EST/9 AM PST, and for viewers currently in the United States, this is where … Continue reading

Predicted Lineups for Argentina vs Iran, World Cup Group Stage

Posted on by Julian Delicata

Whilst Iran will be looking for only their second victory in World Cup history, Argentina are being widely regarded as hot favorites, along with Brazil, to land their third World Cup title at the Maracana on the 13th of July. … Continue reading

Argentina vs Iran Preview: Argentina Aim to Move One Step Closer to Qualifying for Next Round

Posted on by Sam Okpo

At Noon ET/9am PT today, the eyes of the world will be fixated on the Estadio Mineirao at Belo Horizonte. They will be watching Argentina vs Iran, but one man in particular will be the focus of almost all the … Continue reading

How Alejandro Sabella’s Changes Bode Well For Argentina

Posted on by Chris Winterburn
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Argentina began their World Cup campaign in a rather unique atmosphere at the Maracana in Rio de Janeiro Sunday evening with a 2-1 win against Bosnia. The partisan Argentine crowd was mixed with pockets of Bosnian supporters as well as … Continue reading

Argentina Overcome Early Tactical Mistake to Turn Game Around

Posted on by Juan Arango

The lesson that Alejandro Sabella learned at Estadio Maracanã was to not try and fix what is not broken.  Tinkering with what was effective and making it utterly useless.  In the second half Argentina, he returned to what was originally … Continue reading

Argentina 2-1 Bosnia: Messi Wonder Goal Seals Victory and Match Highlights (VIDEO)

Posted on by Kyle Cotter

The group F opener was the first game in this World Cup played in the renovated Maracana Stadium in Rio de Janiero. Both team selections threw up a few surprises as Bosnia opted to leave out Vedad Ibisevic, scorer of … Continue reading