Real Betis

By IndepthAfrica
In Europe Soccer
Feb 2nd, 2013
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Atletico Madrid vs. Real Betis is the best match-up in terms of potential story lines this week as the Spanish Primera Division rolls on in to February. Can Atheltic Bilbao continue their apparent revival? Has Real Betis finally hit the wall? Could Falcao return to lift Atletico? Will Granada or Vale...
By IndepthAfrica
In Soccer
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...
By IndepthAfrica
In Euro 2012
Jun 9th, 2012
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Follow IndepthAfrica’s live coverage of Euro 2012 as the second day of the tournament opens with Holland and Denmark clashing at Kharkiv. The Dutch are one of the pre-tournament favourites but will have their hands full against a Danish side containing the exciting Christian Eriksen. [View the ...
By IndepthAfrica
In Euro 2012
Jun 9th, 2012
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Maximising underdog spirit is second nature to Denmark, and Morten Olsen’s squad are likely to require a ship-load of Viking strength to get a result against the losing 2010 World Cup finalists. A nation with a population of under six million, who banned professionals from their national footba...
By IndepthAfrica
In Euro 2012
Jun 7th, 2012
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Euro 2012 was plunged into its first racism controversy after the black players in the Holland squad were subjected to monkey chants during an open practice session in the same city where England will also invite the public to watch them train on Friday. Several hundred people targeted players such a...
By IndepthAfrica
In Euro 2012
Jun 6th, 2012
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Team: Germany Nickname: Mannschaft Rankings: FIFA (2), Elo (4), SPI (2) Odds: 3-1 Euro History: Champions (1972, 1980, 1996), Finals (1976, 1992, 2008), Semifinals (1988), Qualified (1984, 2000, 2004) Last Five Tournaments: SF – F – SF – GS – F History: England beat Germany in the 1966 World Cup Fina...
By IndepthAfrica
In Euro 2012
Jun 6th, 2012
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Country: The Netherlands Nickname: The Clockwork Orange Rankings: FIFA (4), Elo (2), SPI (4) Odds: 7-1 Euro History: Champions (1988), Semifinal (1976, 1992, 2000, 2004), Quarterfinal (1996, 2008), Qualified (1980) Last Five Tournaments: F – QF – R16 – SF – DNQ History: The Dutch revolutionized socce...
By IndepthAfrica
In Euro 2012
Jun 6th, 2012
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Country: Portugal Nickname: The Navigators Rankings: FIFA (5), Elo (8), SPI (5) Odds: 16-1 Euro History: Final (2004), Semifinals (1984, 2000), Quarterfinals (1996, 2008) Last Five Tournaments: R16 – QF – SF – F – GS History: Portugal’s history is the history of Portugal’s iconic players. 1966 was Eu...
By IndepthAfrica
In Euro 2012
Jun 4th, 2012
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Team: Czech Republic Nickname: Nároďák Rankings: FIFA (26), ELO (22), SPI (19) Odds: 67-1 Euro History: Champions (1976*), Finals (1996), Semfinals (1960*, 1980*, 2004), Qualified (2000, 2008) Last Five Tournaments:DNQ – GS – GS – SF – DNQ History: Czechoslovakia had a fairly rich soccer tradition. T...
By IndepthAfrica
In Soccer
Apr 10th, 2012
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Chile striker Alexis Sanchez scored twice as Barcelona swept to a 4-0 home win over Getafe that moved them to within a point of La Liga leaders Real Madrid on Tuesday. Alexis curled in the opener from Lionel Messi’s layoff after 13 minutes and the World Player of the year netted his 39th league...