2016 Primera, sixth round: all the goals

The superclásico was disappointing, but we didn't have to look far for goals in Argentina this weekend; there were 48 in total, an average of 3.2 per game. That total included nine in Santa Fe, where Racing got a 6-3 win away to Unión, six in La Paternal, where Defensa y Justicia beat Argentinos Juniors... Continue Reading →

Advertisements

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 of my teams to watch (for a variety of reasons) from outside the Big Five.... Continue Reading →

¡San Lorenzo campeón! (Video)

Sunday evening saw the 2013 Torneo Inicial come to a close with two matches which saw the only four teams with chances of the title play each other. Leaders San Lorenzo - who started the day with 32 points - visited Vélez Sarsfield (30), whilst Newell's Old Boys (30) hosted newly-crowned Copa Sudamericana winners Lanús... Continue Reading →

Inicial 2013: two heavy home wins as Lanús & Belgrano start round 7 in style (video)

The seventh round of 2013 Torneo Inicial matches started on Friday evening as Lanús hosted league leaders(!) Argentinos Juniors and Belgrano played Vélez Sarsfield in a re-run of their recent Copa Sudamericana preliminary tie. Both matches ended in comfortable home wins. Lanús were rampant against Argentinos' previously solid defence (Pablo Migliore in goal hadn't conceded... Continue Reading →

Blog at WordPress.com.

Up ↑