Category Archives: Vélez Sarsfield

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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Primera 2016, tenth round: all the goals

A few days late, this post, but here are all the goals from last weekend’s Primera División action, including two penalty-taking goalkeepers, a hat trick for Huracán forward Ramón Ábila and an amazing late comeback from Vélez Sarsfield to hand … Continue reading

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Primera 2016 preview: round 9

The ninth round of Primera action is almost upon us, and as ever I’ve previewed it for The Bubble. Defensa y Justicia v Arsenal de Sarandí might not be a proper clásico but it could well be an interesting match all the … Continue reading

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Primera 2016, eighth round: all the goals

There were 52 goals in 15 matches in the eighth round of Primera action, and average of almost three and a half per game, and the high point was another 6-3 away win for Racing, again in the province of Santa … Continue reading

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2016 Primera, fourth round: all the goals

Here are all the goals from the fourth round of matches in the Primera championship, which include two wonderful matches as San Lorenzo pipped Vélez Sarsfield by the odd goal in five, Independiente and Racing produced a thrilling finish to … Continue reading

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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 … Continue reading

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2016 Primera, third round: all the goals

The Fútbol Para Todos video of all the goals from the round just gone is still not in HD, for some reason. But fingers crossed this time they don’t decide to lock it after a few hours. It includes all five from … 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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(Almost) all the goals from the weekend just gone in Argentina’s top two divisions

Happy Revolution Day, everyone! Here in Argentina the 25th May is a public holiday, so there’s no football today. As such, I can bring you the goal video from the weekend just gone already, although Fútbol Para Todos haven’t yet got … Continue reading

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Person of the weekend: referee Germán Delfino – a pioneer of video technology?

The new 30-team Primera División is now eight weeks old in Argentina and, if nothing else, it’s proving so far that if you increase by 50% the number of top flight matches each weekend, you’re going to get a bump … Continue reading

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