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 what had otherwise been a deadly dull clásico in Avellaneda, Boca Juniors thrashed Newell's Old Boys... Continue Reading →

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Racing v Independiente: watch the clásico de Avellaneda, and listen to me commentate on it!

At 3pm Argentine time (7pm BST, 2pm EDT) this Sunday, the second biggest derby in Greater Buenos Aires - and maybe Argentina - kicks off, with league champions Racing hosting Independiente in the clásico de Avellaneda. After my attempts to talk over the two recent Copa Libertadores superclásicos apparently passed muster, I've been invited to provide English-language... Continue Reading →

In the fifteenth episode of Hand Of Pod Sam, Dan, Dan and Seba discuss what we can only term a startling revelation from Racing full back Iván Pillud. We round up all the salient points from the Torneo Clausura in the weekend just gone, discuss Ariel Ortega's latest indiscipline (and wonder how much longer he's... Continue Reading →

The Torneo de Verano begins

Independiente and Racing Club played out a pre-season clásico de Avellaneda down by the seaside in Mar del Plata on Saturday night, and the result wasn't an encouraging one for Racing fans hoping their side will be able to keep up appearances in the Clausura and avoid another relegation battle. With goals from Hernán Fredes,... Continue Reading →

At the death

Independiente's poor start to the season continues, whilst for Racing, the next fixture might just be looked upon with a little more optimism. El Rojo were leading as the away team in El Cilindro thanks to a Daniel Montenegro strike five minutes before the break, but as the match looked like it was dying, with... Continue Reading →

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