Argentina in fine-tuning mode ahead of U.S. game

June 7, 2008
By Frank Dell'Apa, Special to ESPNsoccernet
Sven-Goran Eriksson looked like a coach who had landed in the wrong country. While Argentina was sailing past Mexico Wednesday night in San Diego, television cameras honed in on close-ups of Eriksson, who had been brought in to observe his new team. And he did not look happy as the Tricolores absorbed a 4-1 loss which could have been much worse.

Meanwhile, Argentina's Alfio "Coco" Basile was raving about his "kids" -- Sergio "Kun" Aguero and Lionel Messi. "They always astonish me, because ...

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