Posts Tagged ‘ alves ’

Valencia 0-1 Barcelona: both sides try different systems, but both switch back to the usual

March 3, 2011
Valencia 0-1 Barcelona: both sides try different systems, but both switch back to the usual

Lionel Messi had an off-day…and yet still scored the winner as Barcelona temporarily move ten points clear at the top.
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Daniel Alves: more than a right-back

January 21, 2011
Daniel Alves: more than a right-back

Out for two weeks with a calf injury and locked in contract negotiations with Barcelona, now seems like a good time to assess the value of Daniel Alves.
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Espanyol 1-5 Barcelona: high line exploited

December 19, 2010
Espanyol 1-5 Barcelona: high line exploited

Barcelona scored five for the third time in their last four games.
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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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Six to watch: the fringe players

June 11, 2010
Six to watch: the fringe players

Often players who weren’t considered part of the starting XI at the beginning of a tournament emerge to play a leading role by the knockout stages. Here’s six who hope to do that:
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