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Dortmund 3-0 Leverkusen: Leverkusen caught out by Dortmund full-backs overlapping

September 17, 2012
Dortmund 3-0 Leverkusen: Leverkusen caught out by Dortmund full-backs overlapping

Dortmund recorded a comfortable victory over Leverkusen side that offered little attacking threat. Jurgen Klopp named a side familiar from last season, with Marco Reus carrying a slight knock and therefore only on the bench. Sami Hyypia made a single change, bringing in Jens Hegeler for captain Simon Rolfes. This was an interesting formation battle that favoured...
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Lazio 2-1 Roma: Full-backs give Roma the early advantage but Lazio nick it late on

October 16, 2011
Lazio 2-1 Roma: Full-backs give Roma the early advantage but Lazio nick it late on

A game that turned on a red card and penalty decision – Luis Enrique won the early battle, but Eddy Reja’s side came through for him in stoppage time.
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Milan 2-2 Lazio: danger down the flanks

September 10, 2011
Milan 2-2 Lazio: danger down the flanks

The opening Serie A game of the season was excellent, with all four goals coming in a frantic first 35 minutes.
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Benfica 4-1 PSV: overlapping full-backs crucial

April 9, 2011
Benfica 4-1 PSV: overlapping full-backs crucial

Benfica will take a commanding lead to Holland next week after a confident performance in Lisbon.
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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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