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Lessons Learned from Giornata 17

The big story of the weekend was the snow that postponed four matches including the much anticipated Fiorentina-AC Milan match, rescheduled for January 27.  However, the weekend still had plenty of drama, especially around Juventus.  In honor of the holiday season, this week’s Lessons will be handing out presents to […]

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Koke believes Real Madrid are favorites next Wednesday against Atletico Madrid

Atletico Madrid midfielder Koke says his team’s objective now is the UEFA Champions League, though the Spain international is reluctant to call his side the favorites heading into next week’s return leg against Real Madrid. The midfielder stressed the importance of Atletico finishing in third place in La Liga, thus avoiding […]

Atlético Madrid Continues Their Stumbling Start

Atlético Madrid prolonged their faltering start with a 1-1 draw against Racing Santander on Saturday.  Even with a man advantage for the majority of the second half, they lacked the finishing touch to nip the win from a feisty Santander side.  Racing came off a 4-1 drubbing at El Sardinero […]

Got Milk? Is Rafa Benitez On Acid?

Football press conferences are usually quite predictable affairs with the manager trotting out the usual clichés and obfuscation in response to the same old questions from the press. They are rarely places to deploy an extended metaphor but someone must have forgotten to tell Rafa Benitez because his latest comments […]

How Good Is Gareth Bale?

Once again Gareth Bale starred for Tottenham in the Champions League, with two stunning assists that helped the Champions League new-boys to a memorable 3-1 win over the tournament holders Inter Milan. Bale had already sent out a warning to Rafa Benitez’s side two weeks ago, when with Spurs four […]

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