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Euro 2012 Final – Spain vs Italy Summary

Posted on 1 Jul, 2012, by in Soccer

No one was really surprised that Spain beat Italy in the final of Euro 2012, but no one expected for the Spanish players, especially Xavi, Iniesta and David Silva to produce their finest performance of the tournament, leading the team to a devastating 4-0 win and a record third consecutive major international title, leaving the Italians stunned and crushed. More

The Fastest Goals in Europa League History

Posted on 23 Feb, 2012, by in Soccer

Sergio Aguero need only 18 seconds to put Manchester City up agaisnt FC Porto in their Europa League clash, making him the second fastest scorer in the history of the Europa League. More

Lavezzi & Cavani Pull Napoli Through (Napoli vs Chelsea)

Posted on 21 Feb, 2012, by in Soccer

Napoli, despite not having the name and experience in the Champions League the Chelsea do, were the favorites coming in to the first leg and came out as the deserved winners with Ezequiel Lavezzi scoring twice and Edinson Cavani with one of his own, cancelling Juan Manuel Mata and the surprising opening goal, winning 3-1 which should put them in the quarter finals. More

Squeezing Out Another Win (Chelsea vs Norwich)

Posted on 27 Aug, 2011, by in Soccer

Juan Manuel Mata scored on his Chelsea debut to make the long added time worthwhile, but Chelsea produces another disappointing match and display, getting the win mostly thanks to a penalty given to them in the 82nd minute, which Frank Lampard, as usual, struck with the usual success. Bottom line – 3-1 over a very weak Norwich side, but Chelsea look nothing like a title bound team. More