Weekly opinion: River Plate’s Club World Cup semi-final win

River Plate secured their place in the Club World Cup final about twelve hours ago, with a 1-0 win over Sanfrecce Hiroshima in Osaka. It was nervy in spite of them largely having the better of play (but not the best chances) throughout, and in my latest column for The Bubble I discuss why those nerves... Continue Reading →


River lose one, and draw on the pitch, but may get a new player

Wednesday brought the news that Cristian Fabbiani will be staying with Newell's Old Boys after his attempted signing by River Plate finally fell through, and a late equaliser ensured they could only draw with San Lorenzo in their final Torneo de Verano match (Boca having claimed the summer title by beating Racing 2-0 on Tuesday... Continue Reading →

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