Posts Tagged ‘ alves ’

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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Real Madrid 0-2 Barcelona: Xavi runs the show yet again

April 11, 2010
Real Madrid 0-2 Barcelona: Xavi runs the show yet again

The most eagerly-anticipated league match of the 2009/10 season, and a comprehensive, deserved win for Barcelona, who will now surely go on to win the title for the second consecutive season.
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