Category Archives: Atlético Rafaela

Primera 2016, round 13: all the goals

All the goals from the ‘weekend’ of action which ended on Tuesday evening are here for your viewing pleasure, including a couple of fine diving headers in Mar Del Plata to kick things off, and a wonderful strike from Jaime … Continue reading

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Primera 2016, round 12: all the goals

The round of clásicos was by a long way the lowest-scoring weekend in an otherwise goal-packed championship, but there were some goals, including a superb free kick from Santiago García for Godoy Cruz against San Martín in the wine region derby, … Continue reading

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Weekly opinion: 2016 Primera preview, part 2

Last week for The Bubble, I wrote the first part of a preview of this year’s Primera championship. This week, with the top flight season starting on Friday, I’ve written the second part of that preview – picking out a few … Continue reading

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Argentine Primera: a just over half term report on all the teams so far

The last ‘short championship’ (as we currently know them at least) of the era is now eleven matches in in Argentina, and with eight games to go I thought it was time to try and get back to posting something … Continue reading

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Torneo Inicial: Argentinos held by Olimpo & Piatti drags San Lorenzo back from the dead (video)

The seventeenth round of the Torneo Inicial is underway, as a ridiculously close title race hots up. On Friday night, Vélez Sarsfield came from behind to beat Godoy Cruz 2-1 at home, and on Saturday there were three more matches. … Continue reading

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Inicial 2013: San Lorenzo & Rafaela grab home wins; in the B, Independiente held to a draw (video)

Saturday’s football in Argentina saw two Primera matches and two home wins, with no goals for the away side. San Lorenzo were worthy winners over Gimnasia y Esgrima La Plata, 3-0, scoring two absolutely magnificent goals in the process, and … Continue reading

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Inicial 2013: Arsenal hold River, Tigre get an overdue win & Boca beat Racing (video)

The seventh round of Torneo Inicial action was due to end this evening, but Gimnasia La Plata’s match against Colón has been postponed by 24 hours as a result of heavy rain in Buenos Aires Province. Sunday’s matches, though, brought … Continue reading

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Rafaela deny All Boys late on; Independiente start life in B Nacional with defeat (video)

Saturday’s first Primera match saw Rafaela visit All Boys and claim a late equaliser through a smart volley by Diego Vera to snatch a 1-1 draw, after Mauro Matos had headed the hosts into the lead during the first half. … Continue reading

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Eight goals in two games as Quilmes and Rafaela draw, and Newell’s beat Belgrano (video)

Friday evening saw plenty of action packed into just two matches in the 2013 Torneo Final. In fact, it was more like one-and-a-half matches, because the first half of Quilmes v Atlético Rafaela was deadly dull. In the second, there … Continue reading

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Libertadores 2013: Boca start with a loss thanks to Toluca golazo (video)

Last season’s runners-up Boca Juniors took the field in South America’s premier club competition last night, and got off to a wobbly start, losing 2-1 to Mexican side Toluca. As on Saturday against Quilmes, Boca were poor at the back, … Continue reading

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