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Barcelona, Bayern Munich & Possession That Doesn’t Mean Anything

Posted on 25 Jul, 2013, by in Soccer

The players Bayern Munich were missing – Bastian Schweinsteiger, who didn’t start, but did come on in the second half. The players Barcelona were missing? Xavi, Iniesta, Neymar, Fabergas, Pedro, Dani Alves, Busquets, Pique, Puyol, Victor Valdes, and that’s not it, not to mention their new head coach nowhere to be seen. Their streak of winning possession in matches, lasting more than five years is over, but it doesn’t really mean anything. More

Lionel Messi’s Friendly Hat-Trick; Zlatan Ibrahimovic Scores on Debut

Posted on 29 Jul, 2012, by in Soccer

One that never moved and might never leave and one that keeps on switching teams. Lionel Messi, like all of Barcelona, had no problem impressing and scoring a hat-trick in an 8-0 win over Raja Casablanca while Zlatan Ibrahimovic made his PSG debut, scoring in under three minutes as his new team drew 1-1 with DC United. More

Metalist’s Cristian Villagra Scores Goal From Over 60 Meters Out

Posted on 25 Jan, 2012, by in Soccer

Cristian Villagra doesn’t usually score goals, and rarely ones worth noting. Friendly matches tend to bring out the best from some players, and although Villagra had a lot of help from Dinamo Moscow’s keeper with this one, his incredible goal from more than 60 meters out is quite impressive, to say the least. More

Arsenal and Chelsea Begin Pre-Season With Wins Too

Posted on 17 Jul, 2010, by in Soccer

Arsenal and Chelsea both stayed in London to begin their pre season matches, with the gunners beating Barnet 4-0 while the champions defeated Crystal Palace 1-0 with Michael Essien scoring on his return. Goals and Highlights here. More