Episode 277: Independiente win the Sudamericana, Boca end the year top of the table

The final episode of Hand Of Pod in 2017 brings together Sam, English Dan, Andrés and Peter to discuss Independiente’s entertaining run to the Copa Sudamericana title, after they beat Flamengo 4-2 on aggregate in an enthralling final which saw its second leg in the Maracanã on Wednesday night. Why they deserved the title, and how Ariel Holan has turned the team around are among the topics for discussion. Will Holan stay? How good is Ezequiel Barco? These questions are also considered. We also have a look at the Superliga weekend which saw Rosario Central beat Newell’s Old Boys in the clásico rosarino, and Boca Juniors claim a win which ensures they end 2017 top of the league. Oh, and River Plate won the Copa Argentina! It’s a lot to cover, and this is an extended episode as a result. Enjoy.

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2 thoughts on “Episode 277: Independiente win the Sudamericana, Boca end the year top of the table

  1. I enjoy the podcast but, as a Velez fan, I would hope that you guys could spend a little more time speaking about teams outside of the “grandes”. I know that other than them and Lanus, no one is playing great but Union, Colon, and Talleres are all decent squads that deserve a little more coverage. Keep up the good work!

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