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La Liga Roundup – Week 32

Midweek fixtures gave La Liga a very Copa Libertadores-like schedule as Spain’s stars continue to make their moves towards either a championship, UEFA competition spot, or another season in La Liga De Estrellas. The drama began on Tuesday when Real Madrid looked beaten against Getafe down 2-1 and a man […]

La Liga Roundup – Week 31

Week 31 of La Liga was pretty much status quo with little movement at the top & bottom of the table. Barcelona got an 18th minute goal from Lionel Messi to beat Getafe 1-0 on the road. Real Madrid has Barca in sight with a 48th minute goal from Marcelo […]

Serie A Roundup – Week 32

All those that thought that the Serie A wasn’t explosive need to look at Week 32 to see that it is.  Let’s begin with the Derby D’Italia.  Juventus and Inter played to a 1-1 draw in Turin that saw the drama intensify in the 2nd half. Mario Balotelli scored to […]

Serie A Roundup – Week 31

The matches of Week 31 of the Serie A were overshadowed by the tragedy of devastating earthquakes that killed around 230 people and injured many more in Central Italy. Matches across the country held a moment of silence out of respect for those that were affected by the quakes. All […]

Serie A Roundup – Week 30

Well Serie A fans, welcome back. The national team solidified their chances of going to South Africa so now its time for the clubs to solidify their chances for either a Scudetto, European competition place, or avoid relegation. With only 8 weeks left, teams need points and need them NOW. […]

La Liga Roundup – Week 29

The quest for the La Liga trophy has resumed after an exciting break for World Cup qualifiers. Spain’s Top 3 teams continued their winning ways with tough 1-0 road wins. 1st place Barcelona got a 40th minute goal from Samuel Eto’o to beat Valladolid to maintain their 6-point lead over […]

Serie A Roundup – Week 29

The Serie A is heading down to the last few matches. There are 9 weeks left for teams to slip down the table or rise up the table. The marquee matchup of the weekend was AS Roma vs Juventus, too bad the match was one-sided as La Vecchia Signora dominated […]

La Liga Roundup – Week 28

After this week’s results in Spain, two things are clear: #1. The top 3 teams in the league are lethal & ferocious finishers. In Week 28, Barcelona, Real Madrid, and Sevilla FC won their matches by a combined score of 13 to 1. Only Valladolid managed to score in their […]

La Liga Roundup – Week 27

The Top 3 of La Liga remained intact but the race for 4th place and the final Champions League spot got a bit tighter.  Villarreal gave up a 2-0 lead at the Vicente Calderon to Atlético Madrid and lost 3-2 with Antonio Lopez scoring the game winner in the 83rd […]

Serie A Roundup – Week 28

Even though Italians teams faltered in the Champions League earlier in the week, there were still some things to celebrate.  The best way to celebrate is to score a lot and this weekend there were a ton of goals.  In Siena, Super Pippo Inzaghi scored his 300th goal in Milan’s […]

La Liga Roundup – Week 26

It was truly a weekend of stars and out of this world play.  On Sunday,  every game had at least 3 goals scored. Let’s begin with the drama at the top of the table as Barcelona ended their 2-game losing skid with an important 2-0 victory over Athletic Bilbao.  Sergi […]

Serie A Roundup – Week 27

This weekend witnessed impressive hat tricks from 2 players that heated up their matches.  In Milan, veteran striker Pippo Inzaghi scored his hat trick with 7s in mind.  Scoring goals in the 7th, 71st, and 74th minutes to give Il Rossoneri a big 3-0 win over Atalanta to tighten their […]

Serie A Roundup – Week 26

Week 26 of Calcio Italiano produced some exciting football including the league leaders fighting back from 2 goals down.  Inter Milan trailed Roma 2-0 into the 2nd half, then a back & forth affair ensued eventually ending with Mario Balotelli getting a double and Hernan Crespo heading in the equalizer […]

La Liga Roundup – Week 25

Just when you thought La Liga was over fate has conspired to inject some drama into the title race like Barry Bonds injected steroids.   Real Madrid won its 10th straight match defeating Espanyol 2-0 in Barcelona.  The veteran Merengues stepped up with Guti & Raul scoring to give Juande Ramos’ side a […]

La Liga Roundup – Week 24

The biggest surprise result in Europe took place in Spain as Barcelona lost 2-1 to last place, Espanyol in the Catalan Derby.  Even more shocking than the scoreline was the fact that it took place in Barca’s usually impenetrable Camp Nou.  Iván de La Peña scored twice to end Barca’s […]

Serie A Roundup – Week 25

Week 25 of the Italian Serie A did not produce any major surprises. A mild surprise was Atalanta’s 1-0 road loss to Sampdoria. The Genovese side ended Atalanta’s 3 game winning streak as Giampaolo Pazzini scored in his 4th straight game.  Sampdoria now sits 7 points out of relegation on […]

Serie A Roundup – Week 24

Week 24 of the Serie A featured two massive top of the table matchups.  The headliner of course being the Derby della Madonnina.  The Milan derby was an exciting match with its share of controversy.  Adriano’s opening goal was clearly a handball that went past Milan keeper Christian Abbiati.  Dejan […]

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The Cult of Berbatov

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