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Atlético Madrid 1-2 Barcelona: “C’est la Vie,” Said the Champions

“I find that most people know what a story is until they sit down to write one.” A team not often praised for its work when backed into a corner sure did well when it was backed into a corner Saturday. … Continue reading

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Nerves, Swerves and Lionel Messi

When Alvaro Morata scored the equalizer last night for Juventus, I feared the worst. In the immediate aftermath of the goal, it looked like Juventus was going to beat Barcelona. And Barcelona really had themselves to blame. I’m not trying … Continue reading

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Juventus vs. Barcelona: The Great(ish) Debate

IT’S HERE IT’S HERE IT’S FINALLY HERE. The 2015 Champions League Final will kick off this evening from Berlin, as both Barcelona and Juventus seek the third and final piece of the treble. The Spanish champions are heavily favored, but … Continue reading

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Lionel Messi Says “Shove It” to Crisis Talk

“Don’t throw shit at us from outside because that will only do us harm.” Damn, Lio. Calm down. — اللهو الخفي (@viagraofchaos) January 12, 2015 The funniest thing happened to me last week. You know what I saw on the Twitter … Continue reading

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La Liga Roundup: Week 9

It’s time for another edition of the Liga BBVA roundup! Lots to discuss from over the weekend, so let’s get started… – There’s only one place we can start this week, and that would be in Madrid…with Getafe 0-1 Atlético! … Continue reading

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Is Luis Enrique Bad At Managing Big Games?

If Paris was a warning, Madrid made it perfectly clear. Barcelona’s approach again left them vulnerable to sides that can attack them with speed and pace, and in Real Madrid, there is no one better at exploiting that. The big news … Continue reading

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Every Day Is Zlatan Day Hangout #3: Champions League Matchday Three

Here we are, folks, the third edition of the EDIZD Hangout, recorded Wednesday. Some notes: 1. If you haven’t watched one of these before: yes, this is normal hangout length. 2. I made a mistake when I said Atlético Madrid … Continue reading

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