Ezequiel Lavezzi

  • World Cup 2014: Argentina's Lavezzi set to replace Aguero against Switzerland June 29, 2014

    Argentina look set to play Ezequiel Lavezzi instead of the injured Sergio Aguero in a continued three-man attack for Tuesday's last-16 match against Switzerland in Sao Paulo. Coach Alejandro Sabella had Lavezzi in an 11-man formation, assumed to be the probable starting lineup, for training at their base in Belo Horizonte...
  • World Cup 2014: Argentina's Aguero to miss Switzerland game June 27, 2014

    Belo Horizonte: Argentina striker Sergio Aguero will miss the upcoming last 16 clash with Switzerland after suffering a muscle injury in his left leg and could be out of the World Cup should they progress. Aguero's injury in the 3-2 victory over Nigeria on Wednesday is a major blow to the...
  • Lavezzi challenging Higuain in Argentina attack June 12, 2014

    Belo Horizonte: Ezequiel Lavezzi and Gonzalo Higuain are competing for a place in Argentina's three-man attack in the team's World Cup opener against Bosnia-Herzegovina. Higuain is normally coach Alejandro Sabella's first choice to link up with Lionel Messi and Sergio Aguero. But it was Lavezzi who was playing with the presumed...
  • Napoli midfielder Inler eyes Serie A title December 19, 2013

    Rome: Napoli midfielder Gokhan Inler feels his team is capable of winning the Serie A title this season even though they are eight points adrift of leaders Juventus. Napoli showed great form in their 4-2 win over Inter Milan Sunday, and Inler on Wednesday said the team had regained the momentum...
  • Valencia set sights on Champions League qualification for next season March 7, 2013

    Madrid: Cash-strapped Valencia have little time to waste wallowing in self-pity after Wednesday's Champions League elimination at Paris St Germain and must focus on qualifying for next season's edition of Europe's lucrative elite club competition. Ernesto Valverde's side made a valiant effort to overturn a 2-1 deficit from the first leg,...
  • Lavezzi and Pastore score as PSG beat Valencia 2-1 February 13, 2013

    Valencia: Goals by Ezequiel Lavezzi and Javier Pastore gave Paris Saint-Germain an important 2-1 away win at Valencia in a the first leg of their Champions League last-16 match Tuesday, which still ended badly for the French team as they allowed a late goal and had star striker Zlatan Ibrahimovic...
  • PSG beat Porto 2-1 to top Group A December 5, 2012

    Paris: Paris Saint-Germain bounced back from a run of poor domestic form to beat FC Porto 2-1 in the Champions League on Wednesday and seal top spot in Group A. In a closely contested match, Brazil center half Thiago Silva headed PSG in front in the 29th minute, only for...
  • Ibrahimovic relishing playmaker's role at PSG November 7, 2012

    Paris: Paris St Germain's top scorer Zlatan Ibrahimovic proved an inspired playmaker in his side's 4-0 thrashing of Dinamo Zagreb in Champions League Group A on Tuesday. The former AC Milan forward gave up his usual striking role at the Parc des Princes but rescued his team from a deeper...