Episode 97: Argentina edge closer to a World Cup place, and back to domestic matters

28 Mar

In the ninety-seventh episode of Hand Of Pod, Sam, English Dan and Joel are joined (eventually) by Daniel Schweimler, another Englishman in Buenos Aires, who runs the Hand Of Dan blog looking at Argentine society through the prism of life on the terraces of Argentinos Juniors. We discuss Argentina’s impressive World Cup qualifying results (a 3-0 win over Venezuela followed by a 1-1 draw away to Bolivia) in reverse order, before briefly previewing a weekend packed full of clásicos – not least Guest Dan’s Argentinos v All Boys. Listener’s questions range from Argentinos Juniors to, um, Argentina’s senior national team. What variety.

As ever, Mystic Sam’s predictions are below the line, and you can subscribe to us on iTunes by clicking here.

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

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