2016 Primera, seventh round: all the goals

I'm a couple of days late posting up this video, but here are all the goals from last weekend's Primera División action, which saw Lanús' unbeaten record ended by Racing and considerably more surprisingly, Rosario Central's unbeaten start come crashing down in a 1-0 defeat away to promoted Patronato in Paraná. Estudiantes won the La... 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). My Twitter followers inform me that at the moment, ten minutes before kick off, only... Continue Reading →

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 he looks to turn around the fortunes of the team he's inherited from Rodolfo Arruabarrena.... Continue Reading →

Rodolfo Arruabarrena sacked by Boca Juniors

On Monday, following Sunday evening's 1-0 defeat away to Racing and with a Copa Libertadores group game at home to the same opponents and next weekend's superclásico away to River Plate coming up, Boca Juniors sacked their manager, Rodolfo Arruabarrena. Four months ago, he won the league and cup double, but he never really looked satisfactory... Continue Reading →

2016 Primera preview: round 5

A new round of Primera División action begins tonight - albeit tonight's matches aren't themselves the most attractive of the weekend. As ever, I'm back for The Bubble, previewing the weekend and highlighting the matches you should definitely make sure not to miss. You can read that here. And if you want to listen to episode... Continue Reading →

2016 Primera preview: round 4

The fourth round of Primera División action kicks off on Friday afternoon, and as usual I've previewed it for The Bubble. There are a number of attractive games in this round, with the Avellaneda clásico between Independiente and Racing the most obvious - but Boca Juniors v Newell's Old Boys, Rosario Central v River Plate and San... Continue Reading →

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