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[Argentina] Primera Division Review: Velez stay perfect, Sanchez inspires River

Velez Sarsfield preserved their 100 per cent record in the Argentine Primera Division, while River Plate ran rampant midweek.

In-form attacker Lucas Pratto was on target again as Velez made it four wins from four, edging Lanus 1-0 at the Estadio Jose Amalfitani on Thursday. 452 more words

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[Peru] Primera Division Review: Juan Aurich close on Apertura title

Juan Aurich all-but sealed the Apertura title in the Peruvian Primera Division, after Melgar slipped up once again.

Barring a final-day catastrophe, Roberto Mosquera’s men will lift the title as they sit three points clear of the table – and substantial goal difference – from second-placed Melgar. 426 more words

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Episode 154: A glut of goals, Vélez have maximum points and crisis at Boca Juniors

The hundred and fifty-fourth episode of Hand Of Pod is one of those rare episodes which clocks in at well under an hour. Sam is joined by English Dan for a daytime recording, looking back on a goal-filled weekend of action in the Primera which saw no fewer than three 4-0 scorelines and a 3-3 – this season still hasn’t produced any goalless draws. 163 more words


Avellaneda 4 metros bajo agua

Entre el viernes y el sábado los dos grandes de avellaneda fueron goleados por la misma cantidad de goles (4), siendo muy superados por sus rivales (Tigre y Vélez), como llegarán los dos para el clásico de que se juega el próximo fin de semana?. 316 more words

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Episode 153: Running the rule over Rojo and Fernández, an excellent showing from River and more

Sam, Peter and Andrés begin Hand Of Pod 153 with a look at two of the biggest Argentine moves in the European transfer window so far – World Cup star Marcos Rojo’s move from Sporting to Manchester United, and World Cup flop Federico Fernández’s transfer from Napoli to Swansea City. 173 more words


[Argentina] Primera Division Review: Racing Club, Velez Sarsfield stay perfect

Racing Club and Velez Sarsfield preserved their perfect starts to the Argentina Primera Division, while Boca Juniors left it late.

Luciano Lollo and Facundo Castillon were on target as the 10 men of Racing Club upstaged Copa Libertadores champions San Lorenzo 2-0 on matchday two on Sunday. 414 more words

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[Peru] Primera Division Review: Juan Aurich climb to the summit, Melgar lose

German Pacheco bagged a hat-trick as Juan Aurich thumped Inti Gas to move top of the Peruvian Primera Division at Melgar’s expense.

Argentinean striker Pacheco’s dominant performance inspired Juan Aurich to a comprehensive 4-1 victory over the out-of-form Inti Gas, who conceded four goals for the second week running in the Apertura on Sunday. 264 more words

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