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Binacional, Alianza Lima set up dramatic Peruvian league title finish

Some three weeks ago the Peruvian capital of Lima played host to a dramatic comeback in the final of South America's Copa Libertadores, when Flamengo of Brazil turned defeat into triumph with two goals in a crazy late three minutes against River Plate of Argentina.

This Sunday Lima is about to make football history once more. The city stages the second leg of the final of the Peruvian Championship. Either there is another remarkable comeback, and Alianza Lima, one of the country's traditional...

Peruvian top-flight match finishes in draw after being suspended due to violence

A Peruvian football match that was suspended on Sunday because of fighting between fans and gunshots resumed on Monday and ended in a draw.

The match between Alianza Lima and Sporting Cristal was finished behind closed doors with the hosts scoring to level at 2-2.

Sporting Cristal was leading 2-1 Sunday when the match was suspended on Sunday with 25 minutes to play. Four people were wounded by gunshots outside the stadium during the match.

Peruvian interior minister Mauro Medina said the incident...

Football fans clash with church members over stadium land dispute in Peru

Alianza Lima fans clashed with members of 'El Aposento Alto' outside the Alejandro Villanueva stadium.
Alianza Lima fans clashed with members of El Aposento Alto outside the Alejandro Villanueva stadium.

At least one person was wounded and several were arrested after football fans clashed with members of an evangelical church in a dispute over who owns a sprawling plaza in front of the main entry to a stadium in Peru.

The club, Alianza Lima, and the religious group El Aposento Alto both claim to own a swath of land next to the Alejandro Villanueva stadium in Lima, where the club has set up installations used for storage and parking.

Early on Monday, hundreds of members of the religious group El...

 By Reuters

Orlando City SC acquire defender Carlos Ascues on loan from Alianza Lima

Orlando City SC acquired defender Carlos Ascues on loan from Alianza Lima of Peru for the remainder of the season, pending receipt of his international transfer certificate and P-1 visa, the club announced Thursday.

The deal gives Orlando City the option to extend the loan through the 2019 season.

Orlando City filed paperwork to obtain Ascues prior to the closing of the MLS secondary transfer window on Aug. 8, but a documentation issue held up formal approval and a waiver was granted from FIFA to...

 By PA Sport

Wolfsburg sign defender Carlos Ascues from Peru's Melgar Arequipa

Ascues said he was 'absolutely delighted and grateful to be able to play in Germany.'

Wolfsburg have completed the signing of defender Carlos Ascues from Peruvian top-flight club Melgar Arequipa for an undisclosed fee.

Ascues, 23, has signed a three-year contract with the Bundesliga club and said it was a dream come true to play in the German top division.

"I am absolutely delighted and grateful to be able to play in Germany and to have the chance to prove myself in...