One of the most intriguing aspects of Chelsea’s Club World Cup semi-final victory over Monterrey was the deployment of David Luiz in midfield. Luiz, an undoubtedly classy player prone to defensive errors, played the latter part of Chelsea’s Champions League rout over Nordsjælland in a defensive midfield role and we could well see the Brazilian there […]
AC Milan 3 – Reggina 0 (Coppa Italia, December 13, 2012) Mario Yepes headed the Rossoneri in front early in the second half. Young French striker Mbaye Niang made it 2-0 before Giampaolo Pazzini added number three.
Spooky! To add to all the conspiracy theories that were floating around on Wednesday, that didn’t come to fruition, such as the world ending at 12.00, comes a rather amusing goal in Italy. Sebastian Giovinco scored the only goal of the game for Juventus to beat Cagliari on 57 minutes (12 minutes into the second […]
Levante 0 – Zaragoza 1 (Copa Del Rey, December 13, 2012) Carlos Aranda scored against his former club late in stoppage time with a beautiful chip over the helpless goalkeeper. Las Palmas 1 – Real Betis 1 (Copa Del Rey, December 13, 2012) Pepe Mel’s side edged a goalless first half before taking the lead shortly after […]
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Bordeaux 0 – St Etienne 0 (Ligue 1, December 13, 2012) Saint-Etienne climbed to fourth with the point and Bordeaux moved up to fifth.
This. Is. Terrible! A match that few people cared about on Wednesday night was Cercle Brugge’s 2-1 win over KV Oostende in the Belgium Cup, however one moment in the second half made sure that this cup-tie will be referenced worldwide. Cercle Brugge, rock bottom of the Jupiler League, sprung a countert-attack early in the second period that […]
First we had Godfrey “Ucar” Chitalu scoring 107 goals in a year with a claim from Zambia earlier this week, now Flamengo have challenged the new (and ongoing) record of Lionel Messi, who has so far scored 88 goals in 2012. The Rio giants say that former Brazil captain Zico scored 89 goals in 1979. Bruno […]