Matuidi’s 94th minute leveller earns PSG a 2-2 draw with Barcelona

PSG 2 – Barcelona 2 (Champions League quarterfinals 1st leg, April 2, 2013) (Alternative highlights & longer highlights.) PSG forward Ezequiel Lavezzi hit the Barca post early doors. The Parisians continued to threaten as Zlatan Ibrahimovic fired just wide in the 25th. Barcelona took the lead through a crisp low strike from Lionel Messi that fizzed into the far corner. […]

Should Franck Ribery have been sent off for studding Arturo Vidal?

An ugly mistimed tackle from Bayern Munich’s Franck Ribery left Juventus midfielder Arturo Vidal left in a crumpled heap during the Champions League quarterfinal on Tuesday. In the 82nd minute, and with Bayern cruising 2-nil over the Bianconeri, Ribery grated his studs down Vidal’s calf as the Bayern forward tried to win possession for his team. […]

Brilliant Bayern tear Juventus apart winning 2-0 with ease

Bayern Munich 2 – Juventus 0 (Champions League quarterfinals 1st leg, April 2, 2013) (Alternative highlights) Juve were 1-down in 26 seconds when a deflected David Alaba wrongfooted Gigi Buffon. Bayern went 2-up midway through the second half as Mandzukic was quickest to a rebound, and he squared a pass to Thomas Muller for the easy tap-in. GIF: […]

A year after Port Said, Ismaily fans riot after losing a penalty shootout to USM Alger

Unacceptable scenes broke at after USM Alger beat Egyptian outfit Ismaily in a penalty shootout in the Arab Cup on Tuesday. After a goalless 120 minutes in the UAFA Cup semifinal Algerians USM won a shootout 4-3. As the USM players celebrated with jubilant hugs on the pitch, one Ismaily fan was filmed being manhandled on the field after he had […]

In Pictures: Photoshoppers lay into Victor Valdes after PSG’s late leveller v Barcelona

Should Victor Valdes have stopped Blaise Matuidi’s 94th minute equaliser at the Parc De Princes? Barcelona walked away from Paris with a 2-2 draw after PSG midfielder Matuidi slammed home a Zlatan Ibrahimovic knock down with virtually the last kick of the game. The goal was galling for Lionel Messi on the sidelines, who immediately turned away in […]

Tony Gale calls Dani Alves’ pass a ‘simple flick’: Tweets say assist of the season

Barcelona punctured the PSG defence with a Lionel Messi beauty in the first half of their Champions League quarterfinal in France, however Messi’s goal was widely eclisped by the quality of Dani Alves’ sublime assist. The Brazilian fullback played an outstanding outside of the boot pass which found the Argentine forward in the inside left channel of […]

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