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LaLiga Thoughts, Matchday 11: Girona on a roll, Eibar pelted and an offside hat trick

Friday Turns out it’s really hard to ring up 25 percent possession and win a football match. Getafe learned this the hard way at Real Betis, who came back from a 2-0 deficit to draw 2-2. Barça reject Cristian Tello was brilliant … Continue reading

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LaLiga Thoughts, Matchday 10: Sarabian Nights, Girona do the thing, Atlético do theirs

Saturday Valencia continued its pulsating start to the season with a 2-1 win at rock-bottom Alavés. Giovanni de Biasi’s men gave los Che the ball, but they still managed to score off two errors: a giveaway which resulted in a Simone Zaza strike … Continue reading

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LaLiga Thoughts, Matchday 8: Valencia do it again, Atleti-Barça, BakamBOOM

Espanyol 0-0 Levante. The visitors had to scramble quite a bit to keep their clean sheet in one of the weekend’s two goalless games. Just the way I like it. Athletic Club 1-0 Sevilla. An ugly goal secured a huge … Continue reading

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Poland’s Dreams of a Generation

Ever since I can remember, I’ve been told that Poland’s national sport is football, not a surprising thing for an European country. However, from my perspective, we might as well admit that our national sport is disappointment. The early 90s … Continue reading

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Dyballing Out Of Control

“Besides Gonzalo Higuaín, this man right here has been perhaps the best player in Italian football this season,” the beIN sport commentator remarked during Sunday’s Juventus vs. Roma match. However, he wasn’t speaking about Juve superstar Paul Pogba. Instead he … Continue reading

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Lukaku’s Rise To Europe’s Elite

When Romelu Lukaku hangs up his boots at the end of his career, he may look back and realize that one of the defining moments was his last appearance in a Chelsea shirt.  In the 2013 Super Cup vs. Bayern Munich, … Continue reading

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The World’s Best Decoy

If you haven’t noticed it because you’ve been transfixed by Neymar doing his best Ronaldinho impersonation, Luis Suarez has been on a tear this year. He’s currently tied for second in La Liga in scoring with eight goals, with only … Continue reading

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