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Champions League Draw – Playoffs

UEFA Champions League play-off draw League route Olympique Lyonnais (FRA) v Real Sociedad (ESP) Schalke 04 (GER) v Metalist Kharkiv (UKR) FC Paços de Ferreira (POR) v Zenit St Petersburg (RUS) PSV Eindhoven (NED) v AC Milan (ITA) Fenerbahçe (TUR) v Arsenal FC (ENG) Champions route Dinamo Zagreb (CRO) v Austria Wien (AUT) Ludogorets Razgrad […]

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The tweaks that led to Barca’s comeback

A few days before Barca’s second-leg vs Milan, I posted an article going through some of the problems Barca were facing – tactically and otherwise – during a difficult run in their season. Changes were required. Spanish football expert Andy West takes a look at some of reasons Barca were able to mount their historic comeback. […]

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Xavi – The Coach?

Xavi Hernandez sat in front of the television two Saturdays ago — and what he saw shocked him. He was watching the Clasico — an XXX horror experience for Barcelona fans, a triple-A rating for Madridistas. … If you are in the thick of the action, even if you are a football visionary like Xavi, if […]

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What’s up, Barca? On recent form and the future

It all seemed to start unravelling with the showing in Milan. Sure, they had been beaten by Celtic earlier in the season but that was a game in which there were chances for Barca and they could have scored a few. That wasn’t the case against Milan, nor was it the case in the 2nd […]

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More Goals Than Milan – Messi’s 2012 in numbers

The Argentine is now just five away from Gerd Muller’s legendary mark of 85 goals and his 2012 haul is greater than the total amassed by a host of clubs Messi played his part in Dani Alves’ brilliant opener before scuffing a second into the corner with his right and rounding the keeper for a […]

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