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Villarreal 1-1 Valencia: Emery’s three-man defence copes with two strikers, but not three

November 21, 2010
Villarreal 1-1 Valencia: Emery’s three-man defence copes with two strikers, but not three

Valencia had a specific plan to stifle Villarreal’s fluid 4-4-2 system – and it almost worked.
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Barcelona 3-1 Villarreal: open, exciting game

November 14, 2010
Barcelona 3-1 Villarreal: open, exciting game

Barcelona eventually passed their way past an excellent Villarreal side in a superb match at the Nou Camp.
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Sevilla 2-0 Valencia: Emery doesn’t change despite red card, both Manzano subs score

November 9, 2010
Sevilla 2-0 Valencia: Emery doesn’t change despite red card, both Manzano subs score

Sevilla eventually broke through after Valencia’s Mehmet Topal was sent off in the first half.
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Real Madrid 2-0 Atletico Madrid: early goals and a routine victory for Real

November 8, 2010
Real Madrid 2-0 Atletico Madrid: early goals and a routine victory for Real

Ricardo Carvalho and Mesut Oezil’s first half goals gave Real a commanding lead.
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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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