Tag Archive: torres

Apr 06

Barcelona 2-1 Atletico Madrid: Simeone’s tactically superior 4-5-1 dissolved by Torres’ Red

  Atletico were quite realistically considered the only team left in the CL that could stop Barca’s front three. But yet again, as has been the case in this fixture recently, some utterly reckless tackles by the capital side left them with a man down well within the first half. In the context of the …

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Apr 30

David Luiz’s patience in midfield to decide the tie: Chelsea vs Atletico Madrid UCL Semis Preview

After witnessing what was in no every possible capacity, a mauling of reigning champions last night, tonight’s clash between Chelsea and Atletico Madrid will be expected to have something similar in store. While Atletico will be looking to ride their hot form and reach the final after almost 40 years, Chelsea will be looking to …

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Apr 22

Mourinho’s shift to 4-3-3 with David Luiz holding the key: UCL Semis – Atletico Madrid vs Chelsea Preview

We finally arrive at a juncture in the Champions League where all bets are off, and it is almost impossible to predict which team will make it to the finals. The semifinals of football’s biggest club competition are here, and four very strong teams will be battling to reach the final in Lisbon. In the …

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Apr 09

Chelsea 2 – 0 PSG: Schurrle provides a direct threat in gaps between Motta and PSG’s defence

Jose Mourinho has never lost a Quarterfinals tie in his Champions League career, and the Special One maintained this remarkable record when Demba Ba scored the late winner in a 2-0 win over PSG at the Bridge. In a game that Mourinho didn’t have many options to choose from in midfield and then lost Hazard …

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Mar 22

Can Wenger’s 1000th game dominate an unbeaten Mourinho?; Chelsea vs Arsenal Preview

In what could be a table-turning match, Arsenal meet Chelsea at Stamford Bridge, in probably the last significant London Derby of this season. Four points separate the two teams, but Arsenal have a game in hand. A loss today will peg them back by seven points, and a risk of falling to 4th position. On …

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