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 he looks to turn around the fortunes of the team he's inherited from Rodolfo Arruabarrena.... Continue Reading →

River Plate v Boca Juniors: how to watch online, and two previews to enjoy

For the first time since HEGS began back in February 2007, I won't be attempting to provide any live coverage of the superclásico today. That's because, for the first time, I'll be at it. The good news, though, is that wherever you are, it's never been easier to watch, because the Argentine government's Fútbol Para Todos program has... Continue Reading →

In the nineteenth episode of Hand Of Pod, me, Dan, Seba and Dan greet a couple of special guests to preview this Sunday's superclásico in La Bombonera. Samuel (no, not Sam) is our tamed River Plate fan, and the four of us try to keep him from attacking Boca Juniors fan Ariel. The team discuss... Continue Reading →

Apertura ’07: Round 13 fixtures

One fixture looms over all, of course, as River host Boca in the biggest fixture anywhere in the world this weekend, hoping to give the visitors the full force of their frankly terrifying home form, and banish memories of their frankly terrible away form. In the last three years, River have been trophyless (unless one... Continue Reading →

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