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PSG 2-2 Barcelona: Ancelotti justified in using a brave starting line-up

April 3, 2013
PSG 2-2 Barcelona: Ancelotti justified in using a brave starting line-up

Barcelona twice took the lead, PSG twice equalised. Carlo Ancelotti surprisingly named David Beckham as part of a midfield two, with four outright attacking players used in a 4-4-1-1 system. Tito Vilanova played Alexis Sanchez, rather than Cristian Tello, as part of his front three. Barcelona dominated in terms of possession and territory, and there was an...
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PSG 2-0 Marseille: PSG attack at speed, but fortunate to keep a clean sheet

February 25, 2013
PSG 2-0 Marseille: PSG attack at speed, but fortunate to keep a clean sheet

A closer game than the scoreline suggests. With injury problems in defence, Carlo Ancelotti named Sylvain Armand as his left-sided centre-back. David Beckham was on the bench. √Člie Baup named an unchanged side from the XI that triumphed over Valenciennes last week. PSG’s four outright attackers combined effectively at times, but Marseille will feel they had enough...
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PSG 2-2 Montpellier: narrowness versus width

February 20, 2012
PSG 2-2 Montpellier: narrowness versus width

First played second in Ligue 1, and PSG maintain their one-point lead.
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Marseille 3-0 PSG: Marseille prosper down the right

November 29, 2011
Marseille 3-0 PSG: Marseille prosper down the right

PSG lost the joint lead of Ligue 1 after a heavy defeat in Le Classique.
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Palermo 2-1 Juventus: Palermo pass around opponents early on, before Juve waste chances

February 3, 2011
Palermo 2-1 Juventus: Palermo pass around opponents early on, before Juve waste chances

Juventus were made to pay for their terrible start here, and lost the game despite dominating for long periods.
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