The Copa Libertadores group stage reached its conclusion at the back end of last week. With the round of 16 ties commencing on Wednesday, now seems an ideal time to take a look at the goal related numbers from the group stage.
The South American U20 Championship often acts a springboard from which successful careers are launched and in this year’s edition few players enhanced their reputation more than Peru’s holding midfielder Rafael Guarderas.
James Rodriguez is quickly becoming one of the most sought after players in Europe. The 21-year-old star from Cucuta, Columbia is currently in his third year with Porto and could be one of the most costly players during the January transfer window.
Peruvian Primera Division side Cienciano have unveiled their new shirt for 2012, which features an image of the World famous Incan site of Machu Picchu on its front, along with the inscription ‘Machu Picchu, Maravilla del Mundo’ (Machu Picchu, Wonder of the World). Read More
It was third time lucky for Atletico Junior as after twice losing championship finals to Once Caldas – in 2003 and 2009 – they finally overcame their regular tormentors 4-2 on penalties to secure the 2011 Torneo Finalizacion title on Wednesday evening.