Posts Tagged ‘ diamond ’

Schalke 2-0 Benfica: two diamonds, little sparkle

October 1, 2010
Schalke 2-0 Benfica: two diamonds, little sparkle

Schalke eventually found a way past Benfica, in a game between two sides lacking confidence.
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Posted in Champions League | 2 Comments »

Chelsea’s Premiership win: a lesson in bringing the best out of star players

May 10, 2010
Chelsea’s Premiership win: a lesson in bringing the best out of star players

Chelsea – Premiership champions 2009/10. A great side? Probably not, but it’s hard to argue that, over the course of the season, they do not deserve to lift the trophy.
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Posted in 2009/10 Review | 89 Comments »

Porto 3-1 Benfica: Benfica’s champagne on ice

May 4, 2010
Porto 3-1 Benfica: Benfica’s champagne on ice

A fiery, high-tempo battle: Porto record a surprise win to keep the title race going until the final day, leaving Benfica three points ahead of 2nd-placed Braga ahead of next weekend’s fixtures.
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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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Posted in Spain | 125 Comments »

Benfica – the most attractive side in Europe?

March 2, 2010
Benfica – the most attractive side in Europe?

Is there a side in Europe at the moment that plays more attacking, exciting football than this Benfica side? With two forwards, three attacking midfielders and two extremely offensive full-backs, the side is packed with creativity and energetic runners, making them extremely difficult to defend against.
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Posted in General Articles | 25 Comments »