Posts Tagged ‘Franco Di Santo’


Wednesday, June 16th, 2021

San Lorenzo striker Franco Di Santo was absent again as his Argentine team finished its 2021 Copa Sudamericana group stage campaign with a big win over Huachipato. Franco Di Santo has now missed the last two games through injury. He was also absent for the 2-0 away victory over 12 de Octubre in the penultimate group match for San Lorenzo in the competition.

Former Wigan Athletic and Werder Bremen player Franco Di Santo didn’t feature for San Lorenzo who ended their Copa Sudamericana campaign with a 3-0 away win over Huachipato in Group A but the win was not enough to overhaul their opponents on the final group standings.


Thursday, May 6th, 2021

Argentine striker Franco Di Santo was on target but it was not enough to see his club beyond the third round of the Copa Libertadores. He scored one of the goals for San Lorenzo in a 2-2 draw at the home of Brazilian top flight club Santos.

Santos and San Lorenzo met over two legs in the third round of this year’s Copa Libertadores and it was the Brazilians who progressed to the next round at the end of proceedings. Santos took initiative of the tie with the 3-1 away win in the first leg.


Sunday, February 7th, 2021

Argentine striker Franco Di Santo is still waiting for his first goal in a San Lorenzo shirt following his free transfer move for Brazilian Serie A outfit Atletico Mineiro last year. Franco Di Santo didn’t have the best of starts at San Lorenzo in his native Argentina due to injury.

He has to recuperate from injury for a few months before he finally made his debut in November 2020. Franco Di Santo made his debut for San Lorenzo against Argentinos Juniors. He came on as a substitute at the start of the second half for Mariano Peralta as San Lorenzo beat their opponents 2-0 at home. Oscar Romero and Angel Romero got the goals for San Lorenzo either side of the break. (more…)


Sunday, December 13th, 2020


Argentine striker Franco Di Santo has finally made his debut for San Lorenzo in the Primera Division in his native Argentina. The ex-Werder Bremen, Chelsea and Audax Italiano striker moved to San Lorenzo in the summer and his first appearance for the club was delayed by an injury. Franco Di Santo joined San Lorenzo on a free transfer at the end of his contract with Atletico Mineiro in the Brazilian Serie A.

Franco Di Santo made his debut in the league as he came on for Mariano Peralta at the start of the second half of the game with Argentinos Juniors. At the stage, hosts San Lorenzo were leading 1-0 at home through the goal from Oscar Romero on the stroke of half-time. Angel Romero would go on to wrap up the points for San Lorenzo on 55 minutes as Di Santo made a winning debut courtesy the 2-0 home victory over Argentinos Juniors. The debut for Franco Di Santo came on Monday, November 23, 2020.

Schalke can finish the season strongly

Wednesday, February 6th, 2019

Schalke 04 forward Franco di Santo believes that his team can finish the season strongly after making a poor start to the season. He admitted that it has been a tough season so far for the team and that the team has not been consistent enough hence their low ranking in the table.

Indeed Schalke 04 is currently ranked 12th in the league with 22 points after having played 19 matches. Franco di Santo said that this is very far from the objective that the team has set at the start of the league and that the players should take responsibility for that.


Monday, December 3rd, 2018

Chelsea fans will be familiar with the name Franco di Santo following his short lived stint at Stamford Bridge between 2008 and 2010. He didn’t score a single goal in the 8 league games he had for the English club to ensure he had a terrible three-year spell.

After many failed spells across Europe including Blackburn and Werder Bremen, the Argentine now turns out for Bundesliga side Schalke 04.