Posts Tagged ‘ set-pieces ’

Celtic 1-3 Rangers: second half turnaround

October 24, 2010
Celtic 1-3 Rangers: second half turnaround

A typically fiery Old Firm derby saw Celtic lose their 100% record, and Rangers maintain theirs.
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Posted in Scotland | 12 Comments »

Estonia 1-2 Italy: a decent start for Prandelli

September 6, 2010
Estonia 1-2 Italy: a decent start for Prandelli

Italy fell behind and looked to be struggling for goals, but Estonia’s awful marking from set-pieces came to their aid.
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Posted in Internationals | 13 Comments »

Auxerre 2-0 Zenit: Two goals from corners and two red cards

August 26, 2010
Auxerre 2-0 Zenit: Two goals from corners and two red cards

Auxerre progress thanks to two goals from corner-kicks, against a frustrating nine-man Zenit side.
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Posted in Champions League | 11 Comments »

Japan 3-1 Denmark: two free-kicks settle the game

June 25, 2010
Japan 3-1 Denmark: two free-kicks settle the game

A straight play-off for the knockout rounds, with the draw favouring Japan. They didn’t need that safety net, and won the game convincingly.
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Posted in World Cup 2010 | 45 Comments »

Rory Delap – a throw-in taker first, a footballer second

April 11, 2010
Rory Delap – a throw-in taker first, a footballer second

We all know that Rory Delap has a rather long throw, but the statistics from Sunday’s game against Wolves demonstrate quite how much of his game revolves around the taking of throws:
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Posted in Chalkboards, Graphs, Players | 47 Comments »