Valencia

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Mar 6th, 2013
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Two more teams joined Real Madrid and Borussia Dortmund in the draw for the Champions League quarter-final on Wednesday, as Juventus eased past Celtic with a 2-0 win (5-0 on aggregate) and big-spending Paris Saint-Germain squeaked past Valencia with a 1-1 home draw to win 3-2 on aggregate. Here is th...
By IndepthAfrica
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Mar 6th, 2013
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David Beckham could make his return to the UEFA Champions League stage when Paris St Germain host Valencia with a place in the quarter-finals at stake on Wednesday night. Beckham has been named in coach Carlo Ancelotti’s 20-man squad, which is without suspended duo Zlatan Ibrahimovic and Marco ...
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Feb 12th, 2013
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TEAM NEWS Defender Antonio Barragán is suspended for the home side, but Roberto Soldado returns from a ban. Sofiane Feghouli could also feature after his stint at the African Cup of Nations. But full-back Aly Cissokho misses out with a sprained right ankle and Jérémy Mathieu has an Achilles injury. D...
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Feb 4th, 2013
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Barcelona:  Lionel Messi extended his record streak by scoring in his 12th consecutive Spanish league game to give leader Barcelona a 1-1 draw at Valencia, while Atletico Madrid remained perfect at home through 20 games in all competitions. Midfielder Ever Banega struck first for Valencia in the 33rd...
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Aug 28th, 2012
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Madrid: An angry Jose Mourinho gave his Real Madrid players a rare public tongue lashing after they squandered the lead and slumped to a 2-1 defeat at city neighbours Getafe in La Liga on Sunday. The shock reverse ended the Spanish champions’ unbeaten run of 24 league matches, their longest in ...
By IndepthAfrica
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Aug 24th, 2012
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Reigning champions Real Madrid will look to bounce back from their midweek 3-2 Supercopa de Espana defeat to arch rivals Barcelona on Sunday. Jose Mourinho’s men travel to Getafe for their second match of the La Liga season still looking for their first win. Real could only draw 1-1 at home to ...
By IndepthAfrica
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Aug 20th, 2012
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Valencia are starting to enjoy their trips to the Bernabeu. Last season, a goalless draw saw them become the only visiting side to keep a clean sheet at the nerve-inspiring home of Real Madrid, and on Sunday night they started the new campaign with another hard fought draw thanks largely to a superb ...
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Aug 18th, 2012
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TEAM NEWS Real Madrid defender Pepe picked up an ankle knock while on international duty with Portugal in midweek in the 2-0 win over Panama, but is expected to be fit for the visit of Valencia. Similarly, striker Gonzalo Higuain is fit to play despite sustaining a blow to the head in Argentina’...
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Mar 8th, 2012
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The referee ends the second half. A remarkable match comes to an end with Valencia still very much in pole position to reach the last eight. PSV, though, are in the tie thanks to two late goals. In truth, they can count themselves fortunate not to be dead and buried already. Share on 90 +3Barragán [&...
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Feb 22nd, 2012
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You did not have to read the respectful match programme notes of home manager Tony Pulis to appreciate the stature of last Thursday night’s visitors to Stoke City FC – a simple glance around the directors’ box was reminder enough of some of Valencia CF’s past glories. Rafael Benítez...