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England 0-0 Montenegro: England outnumbered in the centre and too predictable on the flanks

October 12, 2010
England 0-0 Montenegro: England outnumbered in the centre and too predictable on the flanks

Roughly a 50:50 split between a lack of English creativity and some good Montenegrin defending produced a goalless game at Wembley.
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Ireland 2-3 Russia: Irish outpassed & outclassed

October 10, 2010
Ireland 2-3 Russia: Irish outpassed & outclassed

Ireland staged a comeback in the last twenty minutes, but were second best for the majority of this game.
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Posted in Internationals | 20 Comments »

Northern Ireland 0-0 Italy: Pirlo a class above, but poor finishing from both sides

October 9, 2010
Northern Ireland 0-0 Italy: Pirlo a class above, but poor finishing from both sides

Both sides had chances to win the game, but Northern Ireland emerge with a well-earned point.
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Man City 2-1 Newcastle: tactical weaknesses exploited early on, before Johnson’s winner

October 5, 2010
Man City 2-1 Newcastle: tactical weaknesses exploited early on, before Johnson’s winner

A close game that Newcastle were slightly unfortunate to lose.
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Inter 0-0 Juventus: defences come out in top in a disappointing Derby D’Italia

October 4, 2010
Inter 0-0 Juventus: defences come out in top in a disappointing Derby D’Italia

An entertaining first half, but a second period where both sides were happy to take a point.
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