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Blackpool 2-1 West Brom: nine-man West Brom almost snatch unlikely draw

November 2, 2010
Blackpool 2-1 West Brom: nine-man West Brom almost snatch unlikely draw

Two men sent off in the first half hour put West Brom on the back foot, but Blackpool couldn’t kill off the game.
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Milan 1-2 Juventus: Allegri’s side dominate early on, but weakness in wide areas costs them again

November 1, 2010
Milan 1-2 Juventus: Allegri’s side dominate early on, but weakness in wide areas costs them again

Milan had more chances, but Juventus were more clinical and took three points away from the San Siro.
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Barcelona 5-0 Sevilla: Sevilla unable to cope with high pressing, movement, or Daniel Alves

November 1, 2010
Barcelona 5-0 Sevilla: Sevilla unable to cope with high pressing, movement, or Daniel Alves

The showcase game of this La Liga round was effectively over before half-time.
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Manchester United 2-0 Tottenham: Redknapp’s fears about set-pieces turn out to prove crucial

October 31, 2010
Manchester United 2-0 Tottenham: Redknapp’s fears about set-pieces turn out to prove crucial

Spurs played good football in the first half, but a sloppy goal put them on the back foot, and they never recovered.
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Leverkusen 0-1: Mainz: Mainz go clear at the top thanks to Tuchel’s substitutions

October 27, 2010
Leverkusen 0-1: Mainz: Mainz go clear at the top thanks to Tuchel’s substitutions

Another impressive tactical decision from Thomas Tuchel, and another victory for Mainz.
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