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Tottenham 1-1 Everton: a good tactical battle

October 23, 2010
Tottenham 1-1 Everton: a good tactical battle

An exciting first half followed by a quieter second, and a result that reflects the balance of play.
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Posted in England | 23 Comments »

Barcelona 2-1 Valencia: Barca outmanoeuvred early on, but stage second half fightback

October 19, 2010
Barcelona 2-1 Valencia: Barca outmanoeuvred early on, but stage second half fightback

Unai Emery’s tactics worked a treat, but pure quality shone through and Barcelona were rampant in the second half.
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Sampdoria 2-1 Fiorentina: Mihajlovic’s woes continue as Fiorentina go bottom of the table

October 18, 2010
Sampdoria 2-1 Fiorentina: Mihajlovic’s woes continue as Fiorentina go bottom of the table

Fiorentina were ahead for the majority of the game, but two Sampdoria goals within 60 seconds sealed a remarkable turnaround.
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Everton 2-0 Liverpool: scrappy Merseyside derby won by the side with more creativity

October 17, 2010
Everton 2-0 Liverpool: scrappy Merseyside derby won by the side with more creativity

New owners, but a familiar poor performance for Liverpool, as Tim Cahill and Mikel Arteta’s goals won the match.
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Aston Villa 0-0 Chelsea: lack of finishing quality

October 17, 2010
Aston Villa 0-0 Chelsea: lack of finishing quality

Chelsea dominated more as the game went on, but it was a game of missed chances.
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Posted in England | 17 Comments »