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Coverage begins of Manchester United's highly-publicized encounter against Estudiantes de La Plata in the second leg of the 1968 Intercontinental Cup. The article focuses on the efforts by Estudiantes to be cordial and respectful during their stay in…
In this collection of interviews notable players and coaches provide their opinions as to why the national team is in a terrible state and may not qualify for Mexico 1970
Zubeldia's Atlanta uses two 'zagueros' in the middle of the defense to lock-up opposing attackers, typical of a 'cerrojo', and commits many fouls in the match.
River characterizes Atlanta's tactics as 'cerrojo' designed to prevent River's new star players from organizing any effective offense. It worked as Atlanta out-hussled River and earned a draw.
Although some physicality and incidents did take place the magazine cites the overall qualiuty of the match as worthy of a final
Ardizzone looks at Estudiantes and wonders if their system and approach to the game has ceased to be effective
El Grafico tries to get at the heart of Zuebldia's philosophy about soccer By favoring England and Germany's 'order' over Brazil the Estudiantes coach received criticism Here he clarifies by explaining that work and discipline matter and that Brazil…
He regrets what happened in 1969 and defends his philosophy and approach to the game Zubeldia also has choice words for DiStefano and Labruna
By posing this question Juvenal examines the strengths and weaknesses of Estudiantes and the national team
He credits Adolfo Mogilevsky as the person who revolutionized Argentine soccer (in other words he modernized it)
An ugly and violent match takes place between Independiente & Estudiantes
Warning of the damage that increasing player violence can do for Argentine soccer, especially after Racing-Celtic, Zubeldia and El Grafico warn players to stop the ugly play
Helpful piece that shows a shift in mentality among Estudiantes and the first glimpse of what became a rugged, physical, and very aggressive squad that would later earn infamy
A nice overview of what "fulbito" means: to crowd the midfield, short passes, cut off spaces for the other team, play to not get scored upon
Although El Grafico disapproved of Lorenzo in Chile 1962, it lends its support to him on the condition that Lorenzo in 1966 learned from his mistakes
By accepting the resignation of Zubeldia's right hand man, the AFA in essence prompted Zubeldia to resign and left the national team without a coach just a few months before the World Cup
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