Tag Archive: Ronaldo

Jun 17

Germany 4-0 Portugal; Clever attacking movement foils a disjointed Portuguese side

Germany thrashed a 10 man Portugal at Arena Fonte Nova in Salvador to record a thumping 4-0 victory in their opening match of this World Cup. This scoreline extended the Germans’ record of scoring 4 goals in their opening games to 3 World Cups, the previous ones coming against Australia in 2010 and Costa Rica …

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Mar 24

Real Madrid 3 – 4 Barca: Ancelotti’s setup fails to mark Messi and so Madrid get outnumbered in midfield

Atletico Madrid’s shoot to the top of the table and the fierce Madrid derbies this season, had somewhat not allowed the masses to miss the surprisingly few number of Classico clashes. With the Copa Del Rey final coming up between these power houses, Barcelona registered a well-deserved victory at the Bernabou against Ancelotti side who …

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Mar 01

Atletico vs Real Madrid: Simeone’s team selection to contain Alonso and Di Maria in midfield

Carlo Ancelotti’s first 6 months as the manager of the Los Blancos were not the smoothest times of the Italian’s career, as the manager himself has said that it has taken time for him to find the proper balance in the team. Ancelotti has repeatedly changed shapes throughout this time, and this has majorly involved …

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Jan 09

Chelsea’s Mid Season Report: Jose striving for “tactical flexibility”, as Oscar and Ramires become key pins

Touted as joint title favorites alongside Manchester City, Chelsea, after negotiating a roller-coaster ride of 5 months stand third in the table, only 2 points off the summit.The English League this season has probably been the most thrilling, even though we are still at half way point. The quality of players migrating to England, particularly …

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Oct 26

Primer Classico preview: Isco’s selection key to Ancelotti’s choice of shape against Barca

With new men at the helms of both the Superpowers in Spain, the La Liga hasn’t seen either of the clubs at their best this season. One might keenly argue that Athletico Madrid are almost there in terms of grit and firepower, but basically the tittle will depend a lot on the 2 league games …

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