Copa Del Rey: Barcelona score four at Malaga to progress in the cup

Malaga 2 – Barcelona 4 (Agg. 4-6) (Copa del Rey 2nd leg, January 24, 2013) (Longer highlights.) Pedro headed Barcelona in front early on. It didn’t take long for Joaquin to equalise with a well-placed finish. Lionel Messi almost restored Barcelona’s lead but he was halted by a good Kameni save. Andres Iniesta hit the crossbar after […]

Atletico through to semis following 1-1 draw at Betis

Real Betis 1  – Atletico Madrid 1 (Copa del Rey 2nd leg, January 24, 2013) (agg 1-3) Diego Costa gave Atletico the lead after a terrible defensive mix-up between the Betis goalkeeper and defender. Jorge Molina scored a late consolation goal for Betis from the spot.

Scott Carson produces a howler for Bursaspor, Fener striker winds him up

This clip comes from Fenerbahce’s 3-0 win over Bursaspor on Wednesday night. Scott Carson, formerly of West Brom among others, had a night to forget. With his team already 1-0 down, Carson had a pretty routine save to make from a Semih Senturk deflection. Instead of easily keeping it out, Carson pushed it into his […]

Coupe de France: Lille win 3-1 at Plabennec

Plabennec 1 – Lille 3 (Coupe de France, January 24, 2013) Richard Pelletier gave the fourth-tier side a shock lead in the 28th minute in front of their home fans at Stade Francis-Le Ble in Brest. But the mid-table Ligue 1 side responded before the break, thanks to an own goal from Nicolas Kernevez just four […]

Niger pick up their first point in goalless draw with Congo

Niger 0 – Congo 0 (African Cup of Nations, January 24, 2013)Dieumerci Mbokani had a great chance to give Congo the lead but he was thwarted by a great save. Dieumerci Mbokani had another chance to open the scoring but the keeper came to the rescue once more.

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