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By IndepthAfrica
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Apr 26th, 2013
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This will be the game that will separate the men from boys. In the first leg of the semi-finals, the dominant side of European football Barcelona got thrashed 4-0 by Bundesliga champions Bayern Munich on Wednesday morning. A couple days before the game, Barcelona’s Dani Alves talked about their upcom...
By IndepthAfrica
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Apr 13th, 2013
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The Champions League quarterfinals have come to a conclusion and we have a semifinal line up comprising of two Germans teams in the form of Borussia Dortmund and Bayern Munich and two Spanish and European giants FC Barcelona and Real Madrid. It wasn’t exactly smooth sailing for all of them, except Ba...
By IndepthAfrica
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Apr 3rd, 2013
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PARIS — Paris Saint-Germain showed it has the guts to go with the wallet as the ambitious big spenders twice came from behind to salvage a 2-2 draw at home to four-time champion Barcelona in the first leg of their eventful Champions League quarterfinal on Tuesday. Blaise Matuidi’s deflected sho...
By IndepthAfrica
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Feb 5th, 2013
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After pulling out of Spain’s squad for the friendly against Uruguay, midfielder Xavi Hernández faces a race against time to be fit for FC Barcelona’s round of 16 encounter with AC Mila. FC Barcelona midfielder Xavi Hernández is expected to return just in time for the UEFA Champions League...
By IndepthAfrica
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Aug 15th, 2012
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Lionel Messi has played down the idea he has a big personal rivalry with Real Madrid star Cristiano Ronaldo. The 25-year-old Argentine striker had been speaking to the media ahead of Argentina playing Germany in a friendly on Wednesday in Frankfurt. And when asked about his nomination for the Ballon ...
By IndepthAfrica
In Soccer
Jul 2nd, 2012
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England captain Steven Gerrard has been named in UEFA’s team of the tournament from Euro 2012. The Liverpool midfielder is the only Englishman to be included in the 23-man team alongside 10 members of the Spain squad, who retained their crown with an impressive 4-0 victory over Italy in the fin...
By IndepthAfrica
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Mar 20th, 2012
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90′ +2 Yellow Card Abel 90′ Yellow Card Alex Geijo 89′ Yellow Card Javier Mascherano 89′ Penalty Goal Guilherme Siqueira 88′ Yellow/Red Daniel Alves 86′ Assist Daniel Alves 86′ Goal Lionel Messi 82′ Goal Tello 77′ Substitution Ighalo Alex Geijo 72′ Substitution Thiago Alcántara Andrés Iniesta Luján 7...
By IndepthAfrica
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Mar 3rd, 2012
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90+3Barca almost wriggle in once more but behind for a corner. Iniesta trots over for the short one with Alves. 90+2Alves almost gets in down the right but Canella clears. 90+1Alexis is hurt and strides off down the tunnel – Barca to finish with nine men! 89’Four minutes added time. 87...
By benim
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May 28th, 2011
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Beneath the soaring Wembley arch, Barcelona ascended to new heights.   Inspired by an exhilarating Lionel Messi Pep Guardiola’s team swept past Manchester United in a thrilling performance and, with their third title in the last six seasons, they earned the right to be called one of the very gre...
By benim
In Soccer
Mar 8th, 2011
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Arsenal were far closer to Barcelona this year and elimination is all the more painful since they stood at 1-1 in this match, with a 3-2 lead in the Champions League tie, before Robin van Persie was shown a second yellow card for playing on after Massimo Busacca had blown his whistle. The referee was...