Previous
Deportivo La Coruña
Getafe
7:45 PM GMT
Game Details
Schalke 04
FC Augsburg
7:30 PM GMT
Game Details
AS Monaco
Stade de Reims
7:30 PM GMT
Game Details
Norwich City
Bolton Wanderers
7:45 PM GMT
Game Details
Morelia
Monterrey
1:30 AM GMT
Game Details
Next
San LorenzoSan Lorenzo
NacionalNacional
1
0
FT
Leg 2Aggregate: 2 - 1
Game Details

Correa back on Atletico radar

Transfer news Jun 19, 2014
Read
ESPN FC  By ESPN staff
Sep 23, 2014

Basile: Pope Francis once booted from San Lorenzo dressing room

The pope has smiled on San Lorenzo, and the Argentine club has returned the love.

Long-time Argentine coach Alfio "Coco" Basile said that during his time at the helm of San Lorenzo, he asked Jorge Bergoglio, now Pope Francis, to leave the dressing room so he would not distract the players.

- San Lorenzo to name stadium after Pope Francis 

In 1998, when Basile took charge of the club, he told Argentine TV program "Linea de Tiempo" that one of the first measures...

Sep 10, 2014

Argentina's San Lorenzo to name stadium after Pope Francis

The pope has smiled on San Lorenzo, and the Argentine club has returned the love.

South American champions San Lorenzo are already known as the Saints, and now, their new stadium will have a heavenly name as well.

The Argentine club chose on Wednesday to name their new stadium after their most famous fan: Pope Francis.

Among other business, the executive committee met to discuss what to call the Copa Libertadores champions' new park, and when "Pope Francisco" was proposed, the board members quickly adopted it.

By ESPN Staff
Aug 14, 2014

Bauza: San Lorenzo fulfil potential

San Lorenzo head coach Edgardo Bauza says lifting the Copa Libertadores is the final piece of the trophy-winning jigsaw for the ten-time Argentine league champions.

Comments

Use a Facebook account to add a comment, subject to Facebook's Terms of Service and Privacy Policy. Your Facebook name, photo & other personal information you make public on Facebook will appear with your comment, and may be used on ESPN's media platforms. Learn more.

 By Tim Vickery
Aug 13, 2014

San Lorenzo capture first Copa title

San Lorenzo head coach Edgardo Bauza says lifting the Copa Libertadores is the final piece of the trophy-winning jigsaw for the ten-time Argentine league champions.

It has been a long wait, but San Lorenzo of Argentina -- semifinalists in 1960, in the first version of the Copa Libertadores -- have finally won South America's premier club competition.

In front of their own fans they beat Nacional of Paraguay 1-0 to take the trophy 2-1 on aggregate.

The club have an illustrious supporter: Pope Francis is a staunch San Lorenzo fan, and perhaps he organised a little divine intervention. Because this was a game won, not by the hand of God, but perhaps by a hand...

Aug 13, 2014

San Lorenzo win Copa Libertadores

San Lorenzo players celebrate winning the Copa Libertadores over Nacional for the first Copa triumph in the team's 100-plus-year history.

BUENOS AIRES, Argentina -- San Lorenzo of Argentina, Pope Francis' favourite team, defeated Paraguayan side Nacional 1-0 to win the Copa Libertadores title for the first time on Wednesday.

Nestor Ortigoza converted a penalty in the 36th minute to give the club their first major international title in their 106-year history. They clinched the title 2-1 on aggregate. The teams drew 1-1 last week in Paraguay.

San LorenzoSan Lorenzo
NacionalNacional
1
0
FT
Leg 2Aggregate: 2 - 1
Game Details

San Lorenzo had been the only top Argentine club yet to win Latin America's most important...