I'm going to quickly surmise Sunday's action from the relegation and title battles. First things first: River Plate are the new champions of Argentina, claiming their thirty-fifth Primera División title overall and their first since their return to the Primera in 2012, thanks to a 5-0 thrashing of Quilmes in the Estadio Monumental on Sunday... Continue Reading →
Torneo Final 2013: ¡Newell’s campeón!
On Wednesday afternoon, the postponed second half of Estudiantes v Lanús was played (the match was called off at half time on Monday last week after a Lanús fan was shot dead by police). Estudiantes were 2-0 up already from the first half, but following their 5-1 thrashing of River Plate on Sunday, if Lanús... Continue Reading →
In the ninetieth episode of Hand Of Pod, Sam, Dan and Joel preview the 2013 Torneo Final, which kicks off with Unión hosting Arsenal de Sarandí on Friday evening. We discuss Fernando Gago's move to Vélez Sarsfield - easily the most spectacular signing of the summer - and what Vélez's chances are of retaining their... Continue Reading →