Category Archives: Superclásico

Boca Juniors v River Plate April 2016: three links to watch on

Boca Juniors host River Plate in the centrepiece of this weekend’s round of clásicos in Argentina, and it’s being shown in Argentina on three TV channels – meaning you’ve got three official streams to choose from. The game kicks off at … Continue reading

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River Plate v Boca Juniors: some links to watch on

The new television situation for the Primera in Argentina means three different channels are showing the superclásico this afternoon (in case you stumble on this page in months or even years’ time, this is the 6th March, 2016 superclásico I’m talking about). … Continue reading

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Primera 2016 preview: round 6

The sixth round of the 2016 Torneo de Transición is upon us, and it’s a big one, because on Sunday River Plate host Boca Juniors in the superclásico. It will be Guillermo Barros Schelotto’s second match in charge of Boca, as … Continue reading

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Boca Juniors’ Copa Libertadores disqualification: trying to summarise the fall-out

Four links here, three audio and one written. It’s just under a week since River Plate players were attacked with home-made pepper spray by a Boca Juniors barra brava, causing the cancellation of the second half of their Copa Libertadores last … Continue reading

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CONMEBOL ruling: Boca Juniors out of 2015 Copa Libertadores

They took their sweet time announcing it, but CONMEBOL finally tweeted the above photograph on Saturday night, confirming that Boca Juniors have been disqualified from this year’s Copa Libertadores after the acid spray attack on River Plate’s team prior to … Continue reading

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Boca Juniors v River Plate suspended – trying to make a bit of sense of it

I can’t quite work out how to start here, so let’s just dive in, as I don’t plan on this being a long post. It’s been a bad day for Argentine football; on Thursday morning, Banfield youngster Emiliano Ortega died … Continue reading

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Some tips for watching Boca Juniors v River Plate (14th May 2015) live in the Copa Libertadores last 16

Unlike last week’s first leg, TV Pública have realised before kick off that they’re not allowed to broadcast outside Argentina for the second leg of this Copa Libertadores last sixteen tie between Boca Juniors and River Plate (River have a … Continue reading

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River Plate 1-0 Boca Juniors: highlights from last night’s Copa Libertadores superclásico

River Plate and Boca Juniors met in the first leg of their last sixteen tie in the Copa Libertadores on Thursday night, and it was far from a classic – as most superclásicos in fact tend to be. Neither as bad-tempered … Continue reading

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River Plate v Boca Juniors (7th May 2015): watch Copa Libertadores last 16 first leg live

The second part of May’s Superclásico Trilogy is almost upon us, as River Plate host Boca Juniors in the last sixteen of the Copa Libertadores, South America’s premier club competition. In Argentina, this match is being screened free to air by … Continue reading

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Boca Juniors v River Plate (3rd May 2015): watch live here!

The first of a trio of superclásicos is upon us, as Primera División joint-leaders Boca Juniors and River Plate meet in Boca’s Bombonera stadium this afternoon in Buenos Aires in one of the world’s biggest derby clashes. The match is streamed … Continue reading

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