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Aftermath of the Barcelona – Chelsea Semi Final

Posted on 25 Apr, 2012, by in Soccer

Lionel Messi was the tragic figure on the Camp Nou pitch, while Fernando Torres was the heroic figure, maybe even redeemed. A sense of an end engulfed the stadium once again, with Guardiola’s future filled with question marks, while Chelsea and Di Matteo have problems of their own to deal with once the celebrations are over. More

Fernando Torres as the Winner, Lionel Messi as the Loser (Barcelona vs Chelsea)

Posted on 24 Apr, 2012, by in Soccer

Lionel Messi couldn’t score against Chelsea and Petr Cech once again. Barcelona got stung by a team that did nothing but defend and strike back exactly twice, exactly enough. Fernando Torres saw Barca colors, and remembered how to score. An incredible night, incredible Semi Final. Somehow, against all odds, Chelsea drew 2-2 at the Camp Nou and are back in the Champions League Final with a 3-2 aggregate score. More

Barcelona – Chelsea and the Must Win Match Factor

Posted on 23 Apr, 2012, by in Soccer

Barcelona host Chelsea in the second leg of their Champions League with Lionel Messi and crew heading into the game in a unfamiliar situation, after losing two straight vital matches, including the Clasico against Real Madrid at home. More

Comparing Lionel Messi to the Chelsea Strikers

Posted on 16 Apr, 2012, by in Soccer

Numbers usually don’t tell the whole story in sports, especially in football. But Lionel Messi doing what he has this season and in general over the past few years, specifically in Barcelona colors, defies that theory. When comparing his scoring this season with Chelsea strikers, one begs to wonder how on earth Chelsea think they’ll get through this one. More

4 Thoughts on 4 Champions League Semi Finalists

Posted on 5 Apr, 2012, by in Soccer

Barcelona against Chelsea, Real Madrid against Bayern Munich. Three mega clubs, and one nuvo riche side fallen upon troubling times from a professional standpoint, but still had enough to make it through. The makings of a great Champions League Semi Final? Mostly, yes. More