Capital One Cup semis: Swansea punish Ivanovic errors to win 2-0 at Chelsea

Chelsea 0 – Swansea 2 (Capital One Cup semi-final, January 9, 2013) (Alternative highlights & more alternative highlights.) Juan Mata fired a shot straight down Tremmel’s throat as Chelsea pressed for a first half goal, however it was Swansea who made the breakthrough when Michu took advantage of an Ivanovic mistake to fire in the opener. Chelsea fell further behind right […]

Copa Del Rey: Mallorca beat Sevilla but go out on aggregate; Zaragoza KO Levante

Sevilla 1 – Mallorca 2 (Agg. 6-2) (Copa Del Rey, January 9, 2013) (Longer highlights.) Manu De Moral put Sevilla ahead on the night turning home a 21st minute corner as Mallorca fell behind 6-0 on aggregate. Mallorca restored some pride early in the second half when goals from Brandon and Alejandro Alfaro turned the contest on the […]

Vucinic gets the winner in extra time as Juventus dump AC Milan out the Coppa Italia

Juventus 2 – AC Milan 1 (AET) (Coppa Italia, January 9, 2013) (Longer highlights.) Milan raced into an early lead in Turin when hitman Stephan El Shaarawy broke the deadlock after six minute. Juve were soon back on level terms when Sebastian Giovinco equalised with a lovely free-kick. Mirko Vucinic broke the stalemate in extra time with a close […]

Graphic: Who would win if a Premier League XI took on a La Liga XI?

Ever since the Ballon d’Or gala on Monday night and the announcement that the team of 2012 only featured players from Spain, there has been much gnashing of teeth and wailing in England. The Daily Mail, who often have a bee in their bonnet about something, urged their readers to come up with a Premier […]

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