Posts Tagged ‘ messi ’

Argentina 4-1 Spain: good audition for Batista

September 8, 2010
Argentina 4-1 Spain: good audition for Batista

Argentina beat Spain at their own game – passing them off the pitch, and finishing chances ruthlessly.
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ZM’s World Cup 2010 Best XI

July 19, 2010
ZM’s World Cup 2010 Best XI

This was the tournament in which many of the big names failed to perform, but few of this XI were
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Posted in Lists, World Cup 2010 | 209 Comments »

Barcelona 2009/10: fewer trophies, better team

May 18, 2010
Barcelona 2009/10: fewer trophies, better team

Barcelona’s 2008/09 season was the most successful in their history; the most successful in any club’s history. Surely they couldn’t have an equally good campaign this time around?
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Posted in 2009/10 Review | 167 Comments »

Barcelona 4-1 Arsenal: Messi dominates the game, but Arsenal let him

April 6, 2010
Barcelona 4-1 Arsenal: Messi dominates the game, but Arsenal let him

If there was any remaining doubt that Lionel Messi is the greatest football player of his generation, they were erased tonight, as Barcelona got the better of Arsenal in the much-hyped battle of the teams playing football ‘the right way’. Arsenal didn’t lose this match tactically, but they didn’t help themselves.
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Is Barcelona’s alternative shape really a 4-2-4?

March 19, 2010
Is Barcelona’s alternative shape really a 4-2-4?

Pep Guardiola’s Barcelona side have generally played with a 4-3-3 since he took over nearly two years ago. His natural ‘plan B’ last season was to switch his striker, Samuel Eto’o, with his outside-right, Lionel Messi.┬áBarcelona aren’t able to do that this season, because Eto’o has left the club, and been replaced by Zlatan...
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