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  1. Audax lose 24-match unbeaten record in Chile

    Brian Homewood

    Audax Italiano lost a 24-match unbeaten record when they went down to a surprise 2-1 defeat against Deportes Concepcion in the Chilean championship on Wednesday.

    Story | Conversation | September 27, 2007
  2. Old rivals in a fix in the Libertadores Cup

    Brian Homewood

    Old rivals Gremio and Internacional both need home wins this week to stay in contention in their respective groups in the South American Libertadores Cup.

    Story | Conversation | March 26, 2007
  3. Caracas stun River Plate in Libertadores Cup

    Brian Homewood

    Caracas FC rode their luck to pull off a stunning upset in the Libertadores Cup on Thursday, beating Argentina's River Plate 1-0 away in Buenos Aires.

    Story | Conversation | March 09, 2007
  4. Leao jeered as nine-man Corinthians are held

    Brian Homewood

    Crisis-hit Corinthians had two players sent off and coach Emerson Leao was insulted by fans with chants of 'donkey, donkey' during a 1-1 draw with humble Rio Branco over the weekend.

    Story | Conversation | February 26, 2007
  5. Mexican pair secure away wins in Libertadores

    Brian Homewood

    Mexican teams America and Necaxa both enjoyed away wins in the Libertadores Cup on Tuesday.

    Story | Conversation | February 21, 2007
  6. Flamengo face Andean test in Libertadores

    Brian Homewood

    Flamengo, Brazil's most popular club, return to the Libertadores Cup after a five-year absence this week with a trip to one of the world's highest professional soccer venues.

    Story | Conversation | February 12, 2007
  7. Romario hits 10-minute hat-trick for Vasco

    Brian Homewood

    Former Brazil striker Romario came off the bench to score a 10-minute hat-trick as Vasco da Gama routed Volta Redonda 6-1 in the Carioca championship on Sunday.

    Story | Conversation | February 12, 2007
  8. Internacional sign off with 4-1 home defeat

    Brian Homewood

    South American champions Internacional, playing their last match before the World Club championship, were thrashed 4-1 at home by Goias in their final league game of the season.

    Story | Conversation | December 04, 2006
  9. Sao Paulo stay well clear, Corinthians climb

    Brian Homewood

    Brazilian league leaders Sao Paulo drew 1-1 at Gremio in a top-of-the-table clash and champions Corinthians beat Cruzeiro 1-0 to climb out of the relegation zone on Sunday.

    Story | Conversation | October 23, 2006
  10. Nacional overcome mumps to eliminate holders Boca

    Brian Homewood

    Uruguay's Nacional overcame a outbreak of mumps in their team to knock defending champions Boca Juniors out of the Copa Sudamericana.

    Story | Conversation | October 13, 2006
  11. Sao Paulo seal dramatic win to stay top in Brazil

    Brian Homewood

    Sao Paulo twice came from behind to beat challengers Parana 3-2 and extend their lead at the top of the Brazilian standings on Thursday.

    Story | Conversation | August 25, 2006
  12. Internacional ready to emerge from Gremio shadows

    Brian Homewood

    Internacional have a golden chance to emerge from the shadows of neighbours Gremio when they face Sao Paulo in the second leg of the Libertadores Cup final on Wednesday.

    Story | Conversation | August 15, 2006
  13. Rioting supporters set toilets on fire in Brazil

    Brian Homewood

    Rioting Gremio supporters set fire to portable toilets, twice forcing their team's match away to Internacional to be interrupted. Play was halted as a thick plume of black smoke rose.

    Story | Conversation | July 31, 2006
  14. Round-up of action from South America

    Brian Homewood

    A ball boy was blamed for sparking a brawl in a Peruvian match at the weekend while a player was sent off for hitting a stretcher-bearer as a Colombian game also degenerated into violence.

    Story | Conversation | July 31, 2006
  15. Brazilian leaders Sao Paulo crushed 4-0 by Santos

    Brian Homewood

    Brazilian championship leaders Sao Paulo crashed 4-0 at home to Santos on Sunday after fielding their reserve team.

    Story | Conversation | July 31, 2006
  16. Round-up of the action from South America

    Brian Homewood

    Cienciano striker Miguel Mostto scored four goals in half an hour in the Peruvian championship at the weekend as his team thumped Union Huaral 5-1.

    Story | Conversation | July 24, 2006