Real Madrid place one foot in the semis with 3-0 win over Galatasaray

Real Madrid 3 – Galatasaray 0 (Champions League quarter final, 1st leg, April 3, 2013) (Alternative highlights) Cristiano Ronaldo opened the scoring on 9 minutes played with a fine chipped finish from an Ozil through ball. Karim Benzema poked in for 2-0 before the half hour. Gonzalo Higuain made it 3-0, heading home with 20 minutes remaining. […]

Dortmund wasteful in 0-0 stalemate at Malaga

Malaga 0 – Borussia Dotmund 0 (Champions League quarter final, 1st leg, April 3, 2013) (Alternative highlights) Fail! Robert Lewandowski shot goes out for a throw in v Malaga Beautiful Dortmund move ends with a save by the keeper Mario Gotze (Dortmund) fires just wide Malaga vs Borussia Dortmund – Jurgen Klopp post-match press conference.

Awesome pictures! Mario Balotelli’s new Camouflage Nike boots

Wow! Pictures have been floating around the Internet for a few days and we await with interest whether (Super) Mario Balotelli will don these boots during AC Milan’s next match against Fiorentina on Sunday morning. As Roger Bennett points out: “Balotelli’s new boots. Has camoflauge ever been so attention seeking?” These customised new Nike boots were made for […]

Palacio at the double as Inter win 2-0 at Sampdoria

Sampdoria 0 – Inter Milan 2 (Serie A, April 3, 2013) Rodrigo Palacio headed Inter ahead from a left wing cross just before the break. Rodrigo Palacio burst through for number two with seconds remaining. Crazy Italian commentary on Sampdoria 0 – Inter Milan 2.

Porto reach Taca da Liga final thanks to 4-0 rout of Rio Ave

Porto 4 – Rio Ave 0 (Taca da Liga semi-final, April 3, 2013) Second half goals from James Rodriguez, Fernando, Steven Defour and Eliaquim Mangala sealed a spot in the final to meet Braga in 10 days time. WWE style challenge! Jan Oblak sent off and James Rodríguez penalty for Porto v Rio Ave.

Boyd’s 1st Killie goal rescues a point against St Mirren

Kilmarnock 1 – St Mirren 1 (SPL, April 3, 2013) Esmael Goncalves had given Danny Lennon’s side the lead in the first half but Kris Boyd’s strike just after the break earned Killie a priceless point in their quest for top-six football.

Ronaldinho bags a brace as Atletico Mineiro hit 5 past Arsenal Sarandi

Atletico Mineiro 5 – Arsenal Sarandi 2 (Copa Libertadores, April 3, 2013) Diego Tardelli and Ronaldinho (penalty) put Atletico 2-0 up. Diego Braghieri pulled one back before the break. Only for Luan and Ronaldinho with a lovely lob to extend the Atletico lead. Dario Bendetto reduced the arrears again before a late 5th by Alecsandro. […]

Late Monterrey goals leave the LA Galaxy’s CONCACAF dreams in dire straits

LA Galaxy 1 – Monterrey 2 (CONCACAF Champions League semifinal 1st leg, April 3, 2013) A.J. DeLaGarza got the Galaxy off to a great start opening midway through the first half. Monterrey however turned the match at the death as Humberto Suazo scored an 82nd minute equalizer before Aldo de Nigris netted a winner in stoppage time.

Celtic’s Neil Lennon faces a ban for calling a St Mirren player a “fucking fanny”

Neil Lennon is facing a three match SPL touchline ban after the Scottish FA service the Celtic boss with a notice of complaint for offensive language during last weekend’s legue match at St Mirren. Midway through the second half at St. Mirren Park last Sunday, the Super Hoops gaffer were heard sledging St Mirren’s captain Jim Goodwin after a […]

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