Episode 82: reviewing Racing v Newell’s, and previewing a monumental superclásico

26 Oct

In the eighty-second episode of Hand Of Pod, Sam, English Dan, Joel and Ed run their critical eyes over the biggest clash of last weekend, Racing v Newell’s (2nd v 1st), and explain why we enjoyed it even though many who weren’t there thought it wasn’t such a great game on TV. We discuss the continued development of an interesting title race, before moving on to the biggest match of the year in Argentina: the return of the superclásico after River Plate’s year in the second division. We preview River v Boca Juniors – which will be played on Sunday afternoon – and talk about the history and some of the reasons it’s become the biggest fixture in the country. Enjoy.

Mystic Sam’s predictions are below the line, and don’t forget you can click here to subscribe to us on iTunes, and follow our Twitter musings here.

Mystic Sam’s twelfth round predictions
San Lorenzo v Quilmes
San Martín v Rafaela
Estudiantes v All Boys
Newell’s v Arsenal
Vélez v Racing
River v Boca
Belgrano v Unión
Lanús v Argentinos Juniors
Colón v Godoy Cruz
Independiente v Tigre

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