Tag Archives: Argentine football

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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2016 Primera, eleventh round: all the goals

The goals from the eleventh round of action in the 2016 Primera División are right here for your enjoyment, including Atlético Tucumán legend Luis Rodríguez’s hundredth career goal, all the goals from Boca Juniors’ 4-1 thrashing of Aldosivi and a … 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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Two articles: a Lucas Alario profile, and Álvaro Recoba’s farewell party

I was busy on Thursday (busy by the standards of an underemployed freelancer, at least). I wrote three articles, and two of them are already online. For The Mirror, here’s a profile of one of Liverpool’s transfer targets, River Plate centre … Continue reading

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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 … Continue reading

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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 … Continue reading

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Fortnightly opinion: Guillermo Barros Schelotto joins Boca Juniors

Following Rodolfo Arruabarrena’s sacking as Boca Juniors manager on Monday, the club wasted little time appointing a successor, and on Tuesday Guillermo Barros Schelotto was confirmed in charge of the league and Copa Argentina champions. In my latest opinion piece … Continue reading

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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 … 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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