reportfootball2 years ago

Football Round Up | Southampton play out draw against Tottenham Hotspur; Barcelona thrash Real Betis 5-0

Southampton remained in the bottom three after playing the second draw in a row as on Sunday the Premier League game against Tottenham Hotspur ended 1-1. With the help of braces from Lionel Messi and Luis Suarez, Barcelona thrashed Real Betis 5-0 in La Liga to maintain an 11 point lead at the top.
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reportfootball2 years ago

Copa del Rey Round Up | Barcelona thrash Celta Vigo; Sevilla beat Cadiz

Barcelona reached in the quarterfinals of the Copa del Rey after defeating Celta Vigo 5-0 on Thursday, thanks to a Lionel Messi brace in the space of 3 minutes. In another clash, with the help of Wissam Ben Yedder and Joaquin Correa’s goals, Sevilla beat Cadiz 2-1 to book a place in the last eight.
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newsfootball2 years ago

Football Round Up | Manchester City bulldozed Liverpool 5-0 as a resilient Stoke City held Manchester United to a 2-2 draw

Pep Guardiola’s men handed Jurgen Klopp his heaviest Premier League defeat as they outclassed a 10-man Liverpool side 5-0 at the Etihad Stadium to sit second in the table. Manchester United’s blazing start to the season came to a halt as a determined Stoke City denied them a fourth win on the trot.
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newsfootball2 years ago

Real Madrid lift Super Cup title beating Barcelona 5-1 on aggregate

Real Madrid finished things off in the two-legged Supercopa tie against Barcelona with an emphatic 2-0 win at the Bernabeu. Following their 3-1 win at the Camp Nou earlier, Real remained unfazed in their approach as two goals in the first half saw them securing a convincing win over the Catalans.
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featurefootball2 years ago

Neymar : A traitor or an opportunist

A quiet Sunday afternoon for Barcelona fans who sighed a breath of relief after a week of speculation of Neymar leaving the Catalans for PSG suddenly turned out to be a nightmare after it was reported that Neymar had stormed out of Barcelona training after an altercation with defender Semedo.
Rohan Chawla
reportfootball2 years ago

Champions League Roundup | Juventus thrash Barcelona; Dortmund match postponed after explosions

A Paulo Dybala first half brace, followed by a Giorgio Chiellini second half header, placed Juventus in a comfortable position ahead of the return leg against Barcelona next week. Dortmund's game against Monaco was postponed following explosions targeted at the former's team bus yesterday.
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newsfootball3 years ago

Won't die if I don't win the Ballon D'or, says Neymar

Barcelona forward Neymar has said that he is "not going to die" if he fails to win the Ballon d`Or award and stressed that he does not play football to win individual prizes. Neymar also felt that no one can be ever compared to the class of Barcelona's midfielder Andres Iniesta.
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featurefootball3 years ago

Alexis Sanchez proving to be Arsenal's answer upfront

After struggling to make an impact spearheading the Arsenal attack and then becoming predictable on the wings last season, Alexis Sanchez has been a revelation for the Gunners this season in his newly found No.9 role. After all these years, Arsene Wenger has found the striker he needed.
Abhinav Kini
newsfootball3 years ago

Messi lauded for his sportsmanship after telling referee not to award free kick

Lionel Messi has been praised by the Twitterati after the Argentine displayed impeccable sportsmanship to tell the referee that there was no contact with Osasuna defender after going to the ground during the Saturday's match. Messi also scored twice and set up Luis Suarez in Barca's 3-0 victory.
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featurefootball3 years ago

Tactical Analysis | How an error-prone Madrid managed to draw against Barcelona

Real Madrid maintained their six-point difference over Barcelona in the La Liga table by escaping with a point at Camp Nou in what was below-par Clasico. Luis Suarez seemed to have sealed 3 points with a 53rd-minute header, but Sergio Ramos scored in the dying minutes to end the match 1-1.
Samarendranath Soory