Xabi Alonso

By IndepthAfrica
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Apr 9th, 2013
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Preview Galatasaray will have to rewrite history here on Tuesday if they are to overturn a three-goal deficit against Real Madrid in their Champions League quarter-final, second-leg clash. The odds are stacked against the Turkish champions with Madrid having advanced on all seven previous occasions i...
By IndepthAfrica
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Apr 4th, 2013
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RESULT: Real Madrid 3 (Ronaldo 9′, Benzema 29′, Higuain 73′) Galatasaray 0 Galatasaray paid the price for an admirable but ultimately reckless attacking approach as they suffered an almost certainly fatal 3-0 defeat in the first leg of their quarter-final meeting with Real Madrid. T...
By IndepthAfrica
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Apr 3rd, 2013
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Madrid: Real Madrid have a fully-fit squad at their disposal for the Champions League quarter-final first-leg meeting with Galatasaray at the Santiago Bernabeu. Defenders Raphael Varane (back) and Fabio Coentrao (foot) have recovered from injuries and are set to start, while Diego Lopez is expected t...
By IndepthAfrica
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Feb 26th, 2013
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Madrid: Playmaker Kaka is hoping to be involved as Real Madrid try to salvage their season when they travel to face Barcelona in the second leg of their Spanish Cup semi-final Tuesday with the tie finely poised at 1-1. The Brazilian scored and helped set up Gonzalo Higuain’s winner as Madrid came fro...
By IndepthAfrica
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Feb 13th, 2013
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90 +4 Second Half ends, Real Madrid 1, Manchester United 1. 90 +3 Corner, Manchester United. Conceded by Diego López. 90 +3 Attempt saved. Robin van Persie (Manchester United) left footed shot from the left side of the box is saved in the bottom right corner. Assisted by Phil Jones. 90 Foul by Álvaro...
By IndepthAfrica
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Feb 13th, 2013
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Sir Alex Ferguson believes there is no bigger clash in Europe than between his Manchester United side and Real Madrid. Wednesday’s UEFA Champions League last-16 first leg tie pits two teams who have won the competition 12 times between them. Football expert Mark Bosnich played for Manchester Un...
By IndepthAfrica
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Feb 12th, 2013
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As a football-enjoying public, we can all thank Borussia Dortmund for their fantastic performances in the group stage of the UEFA Champions League. Without them, Real Madrid would not have finished second in their group, and without that, it wouldn’t have been possible for Los Merengues to matc...
By IndepthAfrica
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Feb 12th, 2013
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The world’s richest football clubs Real Madrid and Manchester United meet on Wednesday here in a Champions League last 16 first-leg tie described by Jose Mourinho as “the match the world is waiting for”. Alex Ferguson takes his United side to the Spanish capital after extending thei...
By IndepthAfrica
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Oct 22nd, 2012
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A preview of tomorrow’s UEFA Champions League group stage match between FC Barcelona and Celtic. Can the Blaugrana make it three wins from three, or will Celtic be able to shock the world? Read our preview to find out. FC Barcelona are in UEFA Champions League action tomorrow night looking for ...
By IndepthAfrica
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Oct 7th, 2012
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Andy West examines where the first league Clasico at the Nou Camp later tonight will be won and lost. Barcelona come into the game EIGHT points clear of their arch rivals after a 100 per cent start to the season – winning their opening six league games. Real Madrid have recovered from a dismal ...