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Sampdoria 3-2 Werder Bremen (AET): Pazzini puts Sampdoria in charge, but subs prove crucial

August 25, 2010
Sampdoria 3-2 Werder Bremen (AET): Pazzini puts Sampdoria in charge, but subs prove crucial

An amazing second leg of a superb tie sees Bremen progress thanks to a dramatic late show, whilst Sampdoria must settle for the Europa League.
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Posted in Champions League | 30 Comments »

Dortmund 0-2 Leverkusen: Dominance down the right decides the game in the first half

August 24, 2010
Dortmund 0-2 Leverkusen: Dominance down the right decides the game in the first half

An interesting game here, because a 4-4-2 defeated a 4-2-3-1 – intriguing, in the light of Sampdoria, Tottenham and Liverpool’s recent problems with 4-4-2.
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Posted in Germany | 27 Comments »

Man City 3-0 Liverpool: Hodgson’s 4-4-2 completely outplayed

August 23, 2010
Man City 3-0 Liverpool: Hodgson’s 4-4-2 completely outplayed

A dominant performance from City, who weren’t flattered by the 3-0 scoreline.
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Posted in England | 86 Comments »

Fulham 2-2 Manchester United: exciting game, fair result

August 22, 2010
Fulham 2-2 Manchester United: exciting game, fair result

Brede Hangeland scored late on at both ends in a frantic finale to a superb game.
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Posted in England | 35 Comments »

Newcastle 6-0 Aston Villa: Carroll the main man as Newcastle run riot

August 22, 2010
Newcastle 6-0 Aston Villa: Carroll the main man as Newcastle run riot

A huge win for Newcastle thanks to two main factors – they won the midfield battle, and had a clear gameplan when they had the ball.
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Posted in England | 21 Comments »