Clausura: Boca see off River, & Lanús peg back Vélez (video)

Sunday's biggest match in Argentina saw Martín Palermo a goal from a brilliant header in his final superclásico, and Boca Juniors win 2-0 aided by an uncharacteristic error from River Plate goalkeeper Juan Pablo Carrizo in La Bombonera. Sunday's most important match for the title race saw Lanús come out on top of a five-goal... Continue Reading →

Boca Juniors vs River Plate: how to watch, & who to watch

The 2011 Torneo Clausura edition of one of the world's biggest football derbies kicks off in an hour and a bit, with River Plate traveling south to La Bombonera to take on Boca Juniors in the superclásico. Boca have been in better form in recent weeks but River, challenging for the title whilst also battling... Continue Reading →

In the fourteenth episode of Hand Of Pod, Sam, Dan and Dan are once again back on the fernet (after an alcohol-free episode 13), whilst Seba is dry as ever. We discuss the two giants of Argentine football; Boca Juniors, who had another Riquelme-inspired win, and River Plate, who scored an absolutely fantastic goal which... Continue Reading →

The thirteenth episode of Hand Of Pod sees Sam, Dan, Seba and Dan discussing things in a remarkably sober manner. We look back on the USA vs Argentina friendly on Saturday, considering the performance. Seba has a few words he wishes he could say in Ángel Di María's ear, and they're not complimentary. Looking at... Continue Reading →

The eighth episode of Hand Of Pod looks at the ongoing feud between Carlos Tevez and Argentina's national team coach Sergio Batista, as well as taking in our thoughts on the Racing vs Boca Juniors clásico last Saturday and much more besides. You can get it, as ever, on the HOP blog, or subscribe on... Continue Reading →

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