Jordi Alba

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In Europe Soccer
Mar 12th, 2013
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  Magical: Lionel Messi celebrates after vanquishing Milan’s first leg advantage   Barcelona marched into the Champions League quarterfinals with a 4-0 victory over AC Milan in the second leg of their round of 16 clash at Camp Nou on Tuesday. The Catalans were tipped for an early exit...
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Feb 20th, 2013
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Kevin-Prince Boateng and Sulley Muntari goals gave AC Milan a huge chance of progressing to the Champions League last eight after beating Barcelona. The Rossoneri defended in numbers and the two former Portsmouth players struck twice in the second half. Boateng turned and fired in following Riccardo ...
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Feb 20th, 2013
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Barcelona’s Lionel Messi and AC Milan’s Stephan El Shaarawy (Photo: AO) The referee blows his final whistle, AC Milan 2-0 Barcelona 93 Milan are heading for a famous win that would make Barca’s mission in the second leg difficult. 91 Milan substitute Traore receives a yellow card fo...
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In 2013 Africa Cup of Nations
Jan 2nd, 2013
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Nigeria’s Super Eagles held hosts Catalonia to a 1-1 draw Head Coach of Catalonia side, Johan Cryuff, has listed 10 players from Spanish La Liga leaders Barcelona for the international friendly against Nigeria’s Super Eagles this evening. He has also picked seven players from Espanyol FC, whose groun...
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Oct 21st, 2012
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Barcelona extended their unbeaten run in La Liga to 12 matches with a remarkable 5-4 victory at Deportivo de La Coruna on Saturday. Goals from Jordi Alba, CristianTello and Lionel Messi handed the visitors a three-goal advantage after 20 minutes before Pizzi reduced the deficit with a penalty. Deport...
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Aug 26th, 2012
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Lionel Messi saved an off-colour Barcelona from a first defeat of the La Liga campaign when he struck twice in a stirring 2-1 comeback win at 10-man Osasuna on Sunday. Video Highlights Here Barca fell 3-2 to the Navarrans on a freezing February night last season but there was to be no repeat on a [&h...
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Jul 26th, 2012
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Japan pulled off the first shock of the Olympic football competition by beating 10-man Spain 1-0 at Hampden Park. Spain were second favourites for gold having won the last three major tournaments, as well as last year’s European Under-21 Championship. But Yuki Otsu’s 34th-minute strike wa...
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Apr 11th, 2012
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MADRID, April 11 (Reuters) – Valencia climbed above Malaga into third and an automatic qualification slot for next season’s Champions League when a Jonas double helped them to a 4-1 win at home to Rayo Vallecano in La Liga on Wednesday. Jordi Alba and Pablo Hernandez also struck for the E...