Edinson Cavani

By IndepthAfrica
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Jan 29th, 2013
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Lionel Messi’s four-goal burst ensured that he and Barcelona returned to the top of the Associated Press Global Soccer rankings this week. The romance of England’s FA Cup produced some unlikely names in the Top 10 teams and a previously unknown striker at No. 9. Thirteeen out of 18 paneli...
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Aug 28th, 2012
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Didier Drogba has emerged as a surprise transfer alternative for Juventus who fear being priced out of a deal for Athletic Bilbao’s Fernando Llorente. Although Drogba only moved to Shanghai Shenua this summer, financial problems at the Chinese club following a share dispute means the Ivorian could so...
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Aug 11th, 2012
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Juventus beat Napoli 4-2 to win the 2012 Italian Supercup in Beijing on Saturday after scoring twice in extra time. The match came a day after Juventus coach Antonio Conte was suspended for 10 months for his role in a domestic match-fixing scandal. Edinson Cavani put Napoli ahead in the 27th minute, ...
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Jul 30th, 2012
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Following chief executive Ron Gourley’s admission that Chelsea have yet to complete their business in the transfer market this summer, the Stamford Bridge club are ready to step-up their interest in several players as they take their summer spending beyond £100million. After already paying a re...
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Mar 14th, 2012
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Chelsea’s old guard dug deep last night as Branislav Ivanovic scored the winner on a night of classic drama at Stamford Bridge to send the West London club through to the quarter-finals of the Champions League. Accused of running the dressing-room, the likes of Didier Drogba, John Terry and Frank Lam...
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Feb 22nd, 2012
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Ezequiel Lavezzi and Edinson Cavani combined to spark Napoli’s 3-1 comeback win over Chelsea in their Champions League last 16 first-leg match on Tuesday that deepened the gloom hanging over the London club. The South American pair made the difference in a match where the visitors had taken the...
By IndepthAfrica
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Feb 21st, 2012
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Napoli UEFA milestones • None UEFA Champions League statistics • Christian Maggio and Salvatore Aronica will incur a suspension with their next cautions. Coach Walter Mazzarri begins a two-match ban imposed for improper conduct during the match at Villarreal CF on 7 December. Latest domestic informat...
By IndepthAfrica
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Feb 20th, 2012
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Napoli have a largely full strength squad to choose from ahead of the clash in Naples – and most importantly, the ‘Big Three’ of Marek Hamsik, Edinson Cavani and Ezequiel Lavezzi are all expected to start. Uruguay international Cavani netted twice to condemn Manchester City to an early exit from the ...