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Napoli 1-2 Milan: Oddo off the bench to provide overlaps for both Milan goals

October 26, 2010
Napoli 1-2 Milan: Oddo off the bench to provide overlaps for both Milan goals

A wet and windy night in Naples produced an entertaining game, and a victory for Milan over ten man Napoli.
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Real Madrid 2-0 Milan: Early goals seal victory

October 20, 2010
Real Madrid 2-0 Milan: Early goals seal victory

An enjoyable contest between the two most successful sides in the history of the European Cup ended in a comfortable won for Real.
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Portugal 0-0 Brazil: two solid defences, and little creativity

June 25, 2010
Portugal 0-0 Brazil: two solid defences, and little creativity

A quiet game with both sides content to take a point – Brazil are the winners of the group, Portugal are the runners-up – but which, if either, will face Spain?
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Why Brazil’s breakthrough was always going to come from Maicon

June 16, 2010
Why Brazil’s breakthrough was always going to come from Maicon

It was inevitable that Brazil would eventually score against North Korea, and it was almost as inevitable that they would do so through Maicon, their rampaging right-back. Here’s why.
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Brazil 2-1 North Korea: Exactly what we expected

June 16, 2010
Brazil 2-1 North Korea: Exactly what we expected

A good game in both tactical and entertainment terms – North Korea defended resolutely and their front two showed their technical quality, but Brazil’s patience was rewarded in the second half.
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