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la liga matchday 28 roundup

La Liga Matchday 28 Roundup: Sevilla Temporarily Drop out of the title Race

Sevilla dropped out of the La Liga title race, albeit temporarily, following a 3-1 defeat to Diego Simeone’s Atletico Madrid away at the Vincente Calderon.In the aftermath of Sevilla’s defeat against Leicester in their Champions League round of 16 tie, Jorge Sampaoli’s side appears to be sulking which has invariably resulted in their loss of […]

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serie a matchday 29 roundup

Serie A Matchday 29 Roundup: Juventus Hold on to 8 Point Gap

Sampdoria proved to be a tough nut to crack as they welcomed Juventus to the Paolo Tagliavento Stadium on Sunday in a tie that saw the home side’s unbeaten run come to an end as the Bianconeri secured a 1-0 victory.Juventus found it difficult to break down Sampdoria’s sturdy defence as they managed to muster […]

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premier league matchday 29 roundup

Premier League Matchday 29 Roundup: Arsenal Continue to Falter Amid Wenger Out Shouts

Arsenal suffered a disheartening defeat away at West Brom in the opening fixture of the weekend’s Premier League action.The Gunners were expected to grab the win with the game being viewed as a must-win tie due to Arsenal’s poor results from their recent fixtures, but Tony Pulis’ West Brom triumphed, thus making the Wenger’s situation […]

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bundesliga matchday 25 roundup

Bundesliga Matchday 25 Roundup: Bayern Move Further Away from Challengers

Thomas Muller scored only his second goal of the season to help Bayern triumph over Borussia Monchengladbach.Gladbach set themselves up to avoid defeat as Bayern came to town looking to extend their gap over Leipzig following their huge slip-up against Werder Bremen on Saturday.After a goalless first half, Bayern were left pondering how they would […]

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Champions League Second Leg Roundup:

Champions League Second leg Roundup: Monaco Put Three Past City to Qualify

The best action of the Champions League midweek games was to be seen at the Stade Louis II as Monaco beat Manchester City 3-1 to make it into the Quarter-Finals.Kylian Mbappe opened the scoring for Monaco in the 8th-minute as Monaco utilised a high pressing style against Man City.Pep Guardiola’s side struggled to find an […]

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la liga matchday 27 roundup

La Liga Matchday 27 Roundup: Barcelona and Sevilla Falter in Title Race

Barcelona made Champions League history in midweek only to be beaten 2-1 by Deportivo La Coruna in the La Liga last weekend.Despite dominating a bulk of the possession, Barcelona were unable to find a way past Deportivo’s strong defence as they soaked up the pressure in their own half before launching frequent counter attacks.Stoke City […]

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serie a matchday 28 roundup

Serie A Matchday 28 Roundup: Juventus Triumph Over AC Milan

AC Milan travelled all the way to Turin to take on Juventus as they looked to build on their 3-1 win at home to Chievo Verona last time out, but unsurprisingly, they left Turin empty-handed having been beaten by Massimiliano Allegri’s Juventus.The Bianconeri utterly dominated the tie but were restricted to just two goals thanks […]

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premier league matchday 28 roundup

Premier League Matchday 28 Roundup: Liverpool Grab the Three Points

Liverpool were given a scare by Burnley but eventually fought their way to a 2-1 victory over Sean Dyche’s men.Ashley Barnes opened the scoring in the 7th-minute as the stage looked set for a repeat of the reverse fixture when Liverpool lost 2-0 away at Turf Moor.Jurgen Klopp’s men fought valiantly to prevent such an […]

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bundesliga matchday 24 roundup

Bundesliga Matchday 24 Roundup: Leipzig Drop out of the Title Race

RB Leipzig crashed out of the Bundesliga title race on Saturday following their unexpected 1-0 defeat at home to lowly Wolfsburg.Leipzig fans went to the Red Bull Arena expecting to see their side crush Wolfsburg, a team that has been flirting with relegation for most of the season.Mario Gomez soon made things dour for Leipzig […]

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Zlatan Ibrahimovic

Manchester United Need to Overcome their Reliance on Ibrahimovic

Manchester United’s season certainly hasn’t gone as planned. For all the money spent in last summer’s transfer window, the one player they signed on a free transfer, has been their best player thus far. As United look to secure a top-four finish this term, Zlatan Ibrahimovic is the man they’ve been turning to for a […]

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