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La Liga Roundup: Weeks 5-6

Just like Diego Simeone, the roundup is back after an extended break. Don’t blame us, though. Blame the wonky schedule. There were a lot of games played over the last two weeks. Here are some of the highlights: Atletico Madrid … Continue reading

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The Reeducation Of Lionel Messi

Lionel Messi has had, by his standards, a lukewarm 2014. After a subpar season with Barcelona, which ended with no trophies and a lot of questions about whether or not he was the best player in the world anymore, Lio … Continue reading

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La Liga Roundup: Week 3

-We begin this week’s La Liga roundup in–where else–Madrid, where defending champions Atlético defeated Real 2-1. Arda Turan came on for Gabi just after the hour and notched the winner 15 minutes later following a beautiful dummy by Raúl García. The victory … Continue reading

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La Liga Roundup: Week 1

La Liga is back! The Spanish first division returned this weekend after its three-month break. The Big Three all picked up points, new boys debuted, and of course, there was controversy. Let’s round it up! – Barcelona 3-0 Elche Last … Continue reading

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2014 FIFA World Cup Power Rankings: Last 16

The 2014 World Cup group stage is now complete, and the original 32 team field has been trimmed to 16 after a two-week round-robin bonanza. The EDIZD staff members have each ranked the remaining teams 1-16 as we say our … Continue reading

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Messi Madness

There will be a proper breakdown of the goal posted later, but yesterday’s Iran – Argentina game will probably be remembered for THAT goal, the brilliant Lionel Messi golazo that came after 91 minutes of organized Iranian defense. For 91 … Continue reading

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GUEST POST!! The 5 World Cup Group Stage Matches to Watch

(Last week, we received something from reader Jordan Katz. He wrote a piece regarding five intriguing group stage fixtures at the upcoming World Cup, and seeing as we are between group previews at the moment, this is the perfect time to post … Continue reading

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