• Short Summary

    IN THE FIRST ROUND OF THIS YEAR'S "LIBERTADORES" SOCCER CUP LAST WEDNESDAY (FEBRUARY 19) THE MEXICAN TEAM TOLUCA COMPLETELY OUTCLASSED THE FAVOURITES, WORLD SOCCER CLUB CHAMPIONS ESTUDIANTES DE LA PLATA.

  • Description

    IN THE FIRST ROUND OF THIS YEAR'S "LIBERTADORES" SOCCER CUP LAST WEDNESDAY (FEBRUARY 19) THE MEXICAN TEAM TOLUCA COMPLETELY OUTCLASSED THE FAVOURITES, WORLD SOCCER CLUB CHAMPIONS ESTUDIANTES DE LA PLATA. IN THIS SECOND LEG, PLAYED AT LA PLATA, TOLUCA HAD THE UPPER HAND AFTER THE FIRST FIFTEEN MINUTES -- ENDING IN A 2-1 WIN FOR THE VISITORS, LEVELLING THE SCORES AND REQUIRING A PLAY-OFF.

    ESTUDIANTES WON THE WORLD CLUB CHAMPIONSHIP LAST YEAR AGAINST BRITAIN'S MANCHESTER UNITED. IN THE FIRST LEG, PLAYER IN ARGENTINA, THE ARGENTINES WON 1-0; THE SECOND LEG, PLAYED IN MANCHESTER, ENDED IN A DRAW, GIVING ESTUDIANTES THE CHAMPIONSHIP. BOTH GAMES WERE MARKED BY FOULS AND FIGHTS, AND THE ARGENTINES LEFT ENGLAND AFTER THE SECOND MATCH, CANCELLING FRIENDLY GAMES THAT WERE TO HAVE BEEN PLAYED AGAINST ARSENAL AND BIRMINGHAM CITY.

    TOLUCA, WHO ARE THE MEXICAN CHAMPIONS, PLAYED A DOUBLE GAME OF CLOSE-KNIT DEFENCE AND SHARP ATTACK - BOTH HOLDING OFF ALL ESTUDIANTES' FORAYS AND PUTTING THEM IN A BEWILDERING DEFENSIVE POSITION.

    IN THE FIRST LEG OF THE FIRST ROUND OF THE CURRENT CHAMPIONSHIP, PLAYED IN MEXICO, ESTUDIANTES WON 2-1. TOLUCA'S WIN ON WEDNESDAY LEVELLED THE SCORE. A PLAY-OFF YESTERDAY (FRIDAY) IN MONTEVIDEO, URUGUAY, ENDED 3-0 TO ESTUDIANTES -- GIVING THEM THEIR THIRD MAJOR SOCCER PRIZE IN A YEAR.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVACB0E9PPNHC28QRENO8ZWS9T9K
    Media URN:
    VLVACB0E9PPNHC28QRENO8ZWS9T9K
    Group:
    Reuters - Incuding Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    22/02/1969
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Colour
    Duration:
    00:01:46:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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