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Real Madrid top after fortunate win in San Sebastian


September 19th, 2010 - 3:01 pm ICT by IANS
Madrid, Sep 19 (DPA) Real Madrid went to the top of the Spanish football league Saturday with a fortunate 2-1 win away to luckless Real Sociedad. Angel Di Maria gave Madrid the lead ... Read more...

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Dutch reach World Cup final after 3-2 win over Uruguay


July 7th, 2010 - 3:51 am ICT by BNO News
CAPE TOWN (BNO NEWS) -- Despite a last minute goal from Maximiliano Pereira, The Netherlands on Tuesday proceeded to the World Cup final after a 3-2 win over Uruguay.A thrilling game it ... Read more...

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Netherlands leads Uruguay 3-1 as end nears


July 7th, 2010 - 2:33 am ICT by BNO News
CAPE TOWN (BNO NEWS) -- Oh boy. After ending the first half of the match tied 1-1, the Netherlands managed to score two goals just minutes apart. The Dutch are already celebrating ... Read more...

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Real Madrid score important late win in Valencia


December 13th, 2009 - 5:16 pm ICT by IANS
Madrid, Dec 13 (DPA) Real Madrid scored an important 3-2 win away to Valencia, with all the goals coming in a heart-stopping second half. Gonzalo Higuain scored twice for Real, fellow Argentine ... Read more...

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Real Madrid crash out of cup against third-division Alcorcon


November 11th, 2009 - 8:32 am ICT by IANS
Madrid, Nov 11 (DPA) Real Madrid crashed out of the Spanish King's Cup against third-division part-timers Alcorcon. Real won the second leg 1-0, but go out on an emphatic 4-1 aggregate result because ... Read more...

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Barcelona go top by thrashing crisis team Atletico Madrid


September 20th, 2009 - 4:27 pm ICT by IANS
Madrid, Sep 20 (DPA) Barcelona are top of the Spanish Liga after a 5-2 destruction of crisis team Atletico Madrid. The star of the show in the exultant Camp Nou was ... Read more...

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Atletico Madrid finish fourth, Villarreal fifth, Valencia sixth


May 31st, 2009 - 6:37 pm ICT by IANS
Madrid, May 31 (DPA) Atletico Madrid clinched fourth place in the Spanish Liga Saturday with a 3-0 thrashing of midtable Almeria. As was in the last season, Atletico now will go into the ... Read more...

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Barcelona thrash Bilbao in Spanish cup final


May 14th, 2009 - 3:23 pm ICT by IANS
Valencia (Spain), May 14 (DPA) Barcelona came from behind to thrash hapless Athletic Bilbao 4-1 in the final of the Spanish King's Cup Wednesday, thus winning their first trophy since 2006. Gaizka ... Read more...

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No champagne for Barcelona as Villarreal force dramatic draw


May 11th, 2009 - 2:55 pm ICT by IANS
Madrid, May 11 (DPA) Barcelona came close to clinching the Spanish football league title, but were finally held to a 3-3 draw by defiant Villarreal. With 13 minutes left during Sunday's Liga ... Read more...

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Valencia thrash Real Madrid; Barcelona closer to title


May 10th, 2009 - 1:35 pm ICT by IANS
Madrid, May 10 (DPA) Troubled Spanish giants Real Madrid were thrashed again, this time 3-0 by fourth-placed Valencia. This means that Barcelona, who slaughtered Real 6-2 last week, will be champions if they ... Read more...

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Valencia thrashed by Espanyol; Atletico Madrid beat Betis


May 4th, 2009 - 3:09 pm ICT by IANS
Madrid, May 4 (DPA) The battle for fourth place in football's Spanish Liga got hot with Valencia crashing 0-3 away to in-form Espanyol and Atletico Madrid winning 2-0 away to lowly Betis. Espanyol ... Read more...

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Real Madrid keep hopes alive in Spanish League


April 19th, 2009 - 2:02 pm ICT by IANS
Madrid, April 19 (DPA) - Real Madrid kept up the pressure on Spanish leaders Barcelona with a 1-0 win away to lowly Recreativo Huelva. The tight win Saturday leaves in-form Real six ... Read more...

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Barcelona to face Chelsea in Champions League semis


April 15th, 2009 - 2:43 pm ICT by IANS
Munich, April 15 (DPA) Barcelona have booked their place in the semi-finals of the Champions League with a creditable 1-1 draw away to Bayern Munich. Barca go into the semis Tuesday on ... Read more...

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Iniesta guides leaders Barcelona to fifth successive win


April 12th, 2009 - 4:16 pm ICT by IANS
By Duncan Shaw Madrid, April 12 (DPA) Andres Iniesta inspired leaders Barcelona to a 2-0 home win over lowly Recreativo Huelva in the Spanish Liga.Barca after Saturday's win have 75 points from ... Read more...

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Majestic Barcelona stay six points clear of Real Madrid


March 23rd, 2009 - 9:56 pm ICT by IANS
Madrid, March 23 (DPA) Majestic Barcelona turned on the style by slaughtering hapless Malaga 6-0 at home, with two goals from league top scorer Samuel Eto'o. Their third successive win Sunday proves ... Read more...

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Real Madrid win 10th straight, within four points of Barca


March 1st, 2009 - 10:42 pm ICT by IANS
Madrid, March 1 (DPA) Real Madrid are now just four points behind Spanish leaders Barcelona after a 2-0 win over lowly Espanyol. It was Real's 10th consecutive league win, their best run in ... Read more...

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Espanyol stun Barcelona, Real Madrid thrash Betis


February 22nd, 2009 - 2:26 pm ICT by IANS
Madrid, Feb 22 (DPA) Barcelona suffered their second league defeat of the season in the Spanish Liga when they went down 1-2 at home to lowly Espanyol . At the same time Saturday, ... Read more...

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Late win in Pamplona gives Barcelona 12-point lead


January 12th, 2009 - 1:49 pm ICT by IANS
Madrid, Jan 12 (DPA) Lionel Messi gave Barcelona a dramatic 3-2 win away to Osasuna with a classy goal just six minutes from time, continuing an impressive Barca run in the Spanish ... Read more...

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Lively Valencia on top after thrashing Mallorca


August 31st, 2008 - 2:12 pm ICT by IANS
Madrid, Aug 31 (DPA) Valencia took an early lead in the Spanish Primera Liga football tournament thanks to a promising 3-0 home win over Mallorca.It was an excellent start for new Valencia ... Read more...

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Atletico Madrid reach Champions League by thrashing Schalke


August 28th, 2008 - 2:55 pm ICT by IANS
Madrid, Aug 28 (DPA) Atletico Madrid powered their way into the Champions League with an impressive 4-0 thrashing of German giants Schalke 04.The handsome win Wednesday put the Spaniards through on a ... Read more...

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Real Madrid take Barcelona to pieces in Spanish league


May 8th, 2008 - 12:55 pm ICT by admin
DPA Madrid, May 8 (DPA) Real Madrid confirmed their supremacy in Spain late Wednesday with an emphatic 4-1 thrashing of arch rivals Barcelona. The convincing win is the icing on the cake of ... Read more...

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Villarreal capitalise on Barcelona meltdown to go second


March 30th, 2008 - 1:06 pm ICT by admin
(Spanish Football Roundup) DPA Madrid, March 30 (DPA) Villarreal snatched second place in the Spanish Liga football with a 3-0 caning of fourth-placed Atletico Madrid - and have emerged as the main challengers to ... Read more...

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Valencia brush aside Barcelona to reach King’s Cup final


March 21st, 2008 - 12:35 pm ICT by admin
DPA Madrid, March 21 (DPA) Valencia put aside all their internal problems to reach the final of the Spanish King's Cup football with a vibrant 3-2 defeat of brittle Barcelona. Valencia win the ... Read more...

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