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Supercopa 2012 – Barcelona vs Real Madrid Predictions

Posted on 23 Aug, 2012, by in Soccer

That time of the year again, when the first Clasico arrives. Real Madrid, the La Liga champions, and Barcelona, the Copa del Rey and league runners-up, in what is always more than just a Super Cup match with the potential to both produce fantastic football, especially considering it’s still August, and for emotions and the rivalry itself to take over and turn it into something a bit more physical, aggressive and violent than you would expect. More

Two Messi Goals and Barcelona Win Lead to Another Mourinho Rant

Posted on 27 Apr, 2011, by in Soccer

Pepe sent off, Jose Mourinho as well and one victorious brace from Lionel Messi stood out as Barcelona beat Real Madrid 2-0 at the Santiago Bernabeu in the first leg of their Champions League Semi Final. More

Even an Amazing Manuel Neuer Can’t Stop Rooney, Giggs and Manchester United in Schalke

Posted on 26 Apr, 2011, by in Soccer

Manuel Neuer was nearly super human in the first half with his goalkeeping display. It wasn’t enough, as Schalke lost at home to Manchester Untied 2-0 (Wayne Ronney, Ryan Giggs) in the first leg of their Champions League Semi Final match. More

Champions League – Late Gomis Equalizer Gives Lyon Chance Against Real Madrid

Posted on 22 Feb, 2011, by in Soccer

Real Madrid dropped a 1-0 lead to end their annual visit to the Stade de Gerland against Lyon in a 1-1 draw, as Bafetimbi Gomis equalized for the home side after Karim Benzema opened the scoring against his former club. More

Peter Crouch Gives Tottenham a 1-0 Win Over AC Milan in First Leg ; Gattuso and Flamini Try to Ruin Match

Posted on 15 Feb, 2011, by in Soccer

Peter Crouch scored the winner for Tottenham as they beat AC Milan 1-0 at the San Siro in the first leg of the Champions League knockout stage, handning Spurs a big advantage for the London second leg. More

Arjen Robben Goal (Again) Gives Bayern Munich First Leg Win Over Lyon

Posted on 21 Apr, 2010, by in Soccer

Arjen Robben’s strike gives Bayern (again) a reason to celebrate, at least for a week, beating Lyon 1-0 in the first leg of their UEFA Champions League encounter. More

Inter and Mourinho Outplay Barcelona and Guardiola, Win First Leg 3-1

Posted on 20 Apr, 2010, by in Soccer

Inter and Mourinho outclassed Barcelona in a splendid tactical display, beating Barca 3-1, giving them a promising lead towards the second leg next, although it won’t be easy at the Nou Camp. More