Friday’s Superliga highlights: Defensa y Justicia beat Chacarita in a six-goal thriller

The fifteenth round of Superliga matches is underway, and the weekend got off to a promising start when Defensa y Justicia put four past relegation-threatened Chacarita Juniors. It wasn't all plain sailing; after taking a 3-0 lead they almost threw it away by letting two goals in, before finally putting the game beyond doubt in... Continue Reading →

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Superliga Sunday highlights: Lautaro Martínez bags a hat trick; San Lorenzo and Boca draw

One of the most sought-after youngsters in world football, Lautaro Martínez has already been linked with Real Madrid, Atlético de Madrid and Bayern München, but now looks likely to agree a deal with Internazionale. On Sunday, in the fourteenth round of Superliga action, he hit a fine hat trick (and won the penalty which led... Continue Reading →

Hand Of Pod episode 279

Episode 279 of the internet's longest-running (but no longer only!) English-language Argentine football podcast is available right here. Andrés and I discuss the action from round 13 of the Superliga, and other talking points.

Hand Of Pod 262: the season review

The two hundred and sixty-second episode of the best and worst English-language Argentine football podcast on the internet is up now. In it, I talk to Andrés about Boca's title win, what's left to decide continental qualification next year, our team (or rather, squad) of the season – which you can see over on the HOP... 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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