Friday and Saturday Superliga highlights: Racing hold off Lanús, and Central tonk Olimpo

Friday and Saturday brought seven matches and twenty goals in the sixteenth round of Superliga action. On Friday evening, Estudiantes beat Unión 2-0 in La Plata, before one of the most attractive fixtures of the weekend saw Racing beat Lanús 3-1 in Avellaneda, with Ricardo Centurión again among the scorers. Gabriel Heinze pronounced himself pleased... Continue Reading →

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Saturday’s Superliga highlights: Patronato beat Vélez; Racing make it two in a row

Saturday only featured three Superliga matches, because San Lorenzo v Independiente has been postponed to allow Independiente time to prepare for the Recopa Sudamericana (the South American Supercup). We had the clásico de La Plata, which turned out to be a less than thrilling affair in which Estudiantes probably should have got an away win over... Continue Reading →

Hand Of Pod episode 280

In the two-hundred and eightieth episode of Hand Of Pod, Andrés and I look back on last weekend's Superliga action - including Nacho Scocco's solo show (and Fernando Quintero's highly impressive debut) for RIver Plate, and Lautaro Martínez's hat trick for Racing, as well as the 1-1 draw between the top two, San Lorenzo and Boca... 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 →

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