Individual Highlights: David Luiz impresses in midfield as Chelsea beat Monterrey

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 […]

On 12/12/12, Giovinco (number 12) scores his 12th goal for Juventus v Cagliari

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 […]

Miss of the Season: Mushaga Bakenga (Cercle Brugge) v KV Oostende

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 […]

Another challenger to Lionel Messi! Flamengo say Zico scored 89 goals in 1979

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 […]

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