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2018 World Cup: Semi Final Result & Highlights (France vs Belgium)

Posted on 10 Jul, 2018, by in Soccer

After a 12-year break and two years after losing in the Euro final, France are one win away from winning the World Cup following their 1-0 win over Belgium in semi final, courtesy of a Samuel Umtiti header. More

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Champions League: Liverpool Survive Roma; Will Play Real Madrid in Final

Posted on 2 May, 2018, by in Soccer

After a 4-2 loss in the second leg at the Stadio Olimpico and a 7-6 win on aggregate against AS Roma in the Champions League semi final, Liverpool are through to the Champions League final of 2018, where they’ll face Real Madrid, the defending champion of the last two years. More

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Champions League: Liverpool Crush Roma 5-2; Oddly Feel it’s not Enough

Posted on 24 Apr, 2018, by in Soccer

Because of what Roma did in the quarterfinals against Barcelona, a 5-2 win by Liverpool felt slightly disappointing, and the Anfield celebrations at the end of the first leg in the Champions League semi final clash felt a bit subdued. More

Rafael Nadal Shouldn’t Care About Who He Gets Next

Posted on 6 Jun, 2012, by in Tennis

The way Rafael Nadal is tearing through yet another French Open, with Nicolas Almagro posing as his latest victim on the clay courts of Paris, he shouldn’t really care about who he faces next in the Semi Final and the Final. The title seems to be as good as his. More

Aftermath of the Real Madrid – Bayern Munich Semi Final

Posted on 26 Apr, 2012, by in Soccer

Cristiano Ronaldo was the hero for 14 minutes. The best player in the world again. But Bayern Munich were the better team through the 90 minutes, deserving more than just one goal for how they cancelled Real Madrid at home in their second leg. Justice? A Penalty shootout isn’t exactly justice. Ronaldo, only human, failed like Messi. More

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

Didier Drogba Lives To Score in Big Games (Chelsea vs Barcelona)

Posted on 18 Apr, 2012, by in Soccer

Didier Drogba isn’t having one of his best season. In fact, it’s probably his worst since he began his Chelsea career. But all that didn’t matter. Great players have short memories. Great players rise to the occasion. Didier Drogba scored two minutes into injury time of the first half, giving Chelsea a lucky 1-0 win over Barcelona in the Champions League Semi Final. More

Mario Gomez Comes Through With Typical Tap-in Goal (Bayern vs Real Madrid)

Posted on 17 Apr, 2012, by in Soccer

Mario Gomez wasn’t having the best of matches, but he’s one of those players that doesn’t do much but score. Eventually, after 89 frustrating minutes for the prolific striker, he came through with his usual perfectly timed half fluke of a goal, giving Bayern Munich a 2-1 win over Real Madrid in the first leg of their Champions League Semi Final clash. More