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El Clasico of the Century?

  As one former Barcelona player puts it: “It is the game of the century, even if there are eight of them a year.” It is a comment not just on the excellence and the expectation that comes with Real Madrid v Barcelona but also on their eclipse of all else, on the dominance and potential dilution of a […]

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Why did we ever doubt you, Jose?

The Portuguese coach sealed perhaps the greatest victory in his time at the Spanish side to silence the doubters who thought Madrid were setting themselves up for a big fall. Writing off Jose Mourinho is clearly unwise. The Portuguese has endured one controversy after another in this, his third season at the Santiago Bernabeu, and […]

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Barcelona 1 Real Madrid 3. Copa del Rey Semi Final.

TKTG takes a look at the best articles and analysis of the second leg of the Cope del Rey semi final between Barcelona and Real Madrid. Match Report from Goal.com With a 1-1 home draw to overcome from the first leg, Jose Mourinho looked on in jubilation as his team executed their gameplan to perfection, […]

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The eight defining days that will make or break Real Madrid’s season

Real Madrid and José Mourinho have eight days. Eight days to define a season and, quite possibly, a legacy; eight days around which to define an exit strategy too. When it comes to knockout tournaments, promise and threat are always two sides to the same coin but for Madrid, and for their manager, that sensation is deepened. On […]

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El Clasico – Analysis

TKTG takes a look at the best articles and analysis covering the Barcelona vs Real Madrid match which ended in a 2-2 draw. Match Report: Goal.com “Lionel Messi and Cristiano Ronaldo were both in scintillating form as Barcelona and Real Madrid played out an enthralling 2-2 draw at Camp Nou in the first Liga Clasico […]

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El Clasico Preview

Barca and Real are in good shape going into El Clasico, says Guillem. Barcelona have come from behind four times this season and against Sevilla they came back from 2-0 down for the first time since 1999 to win 3-2 with a last-minute goal from David Villa. That is proof of their character. If anybody […]

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Puyol, Calm & Composed – Will Barca Cope Without Captain Fantastic?

Messi is the best player in the world. Yes, I know. Some of you think it’s Ronaldo. I respect that. Some of you feel it is Casillas. A case could definitely be made. Some of you don’t even think Messi is the best player at Barca. An interesting notion. But instead of debating all these […]

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Barca – Real: thinking of each other

” Both sides were playing without their most expensive signing of the summer – Luka Modric for Real, Alex Song for Barcelona. The precise role of each player is uncertain, but both are more naturally suited to the other side – Modric is a short passer that Barca would probably buy if they didn’t already […]

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