River Plate v Boca Juniors: some links to watch on

The new television situation for the Primera in Argentina means three different channels are showing the superclásico this afternoon (in case you stumble on this page in months or even years' time, this is the 6th March, 2016 superclásico I'm talking about). My Twitter followers inform me that at the moment, ten minutes before kick off, only... Continue Reading →

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Two superclásico previews: one written, and one spoken

A year and a half on from the last competitive fixture between Argentina's two biggest clubs, River Plate host Boca Juniors at 15:30 local time today (18:30 Greenwich Mean Time). There are a couple of options I can provide you with if you're after something in the way of a preview. First, this piece by... Continue Reading →

Superclásico highlights

The scores and scorers of the weekend will be up in a few hours' time - after the super, Tigre and Argentinos drew 1-1 in Victoria and Colón then took over the leadership of the table in the weekend's final match with a 2-1 win over fellow contenders San Lorenzo in El Cementerio. For now... Continue Reading →

Palermo’s heir?

Lucas Viatri had hardly had a sniff of anything in the superclásico, but popped up in the 60th minute to decide the match all the same in a manner the great Martín Palermo, looking on, would have been proud of. The goal came after Boca had been reduced to ten men through the sending-off of... Continue Reading →

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