Neymar Hat Trick, Fernandinho Performance Boost Brazil Confidence

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On the last international break before managers pick their final squad, Brazil had an expected impressive performance against former World Cup hosts South Africa in Johannesburg. A standout performance from their golden child Neymar producing a hat-trick that helped the […]

Brazil World Cup Line Up Projection

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With three months until the first ball will be kicked at the World Cup, Brazil have one friendly left before they make their final decision of who makes the squad. The Seleçao manager, Luiz Felipe Scolari, has improved the chemistry […]

La Liga Best XI: Week 25

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Juan Mata Leaving Chelsea Is A Decision Jose Mourinho Will Regret

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After Chelsea‘s 3-1 victory at Southampton on New Year’s Day, word on the street is that Blues coach Jose Mourinho opened the door for Michael Essien and Juan Mata to leave the club.  This is likely made public now because […]

Real Madrid Sees Selfish Play Without Cristiano Ronaldo

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The game against Almeria saw Real Madrid take an early lead with a goal from in-form Cristiano Ronaldo.  In the 52 minute, CR7 was taken off due to injury and Carlo Ancelotti subbed in younger players off the bench.  Their […]

Brazil’s Selection Has Some Nice Surprises for Upcoming Friendlies

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The Brazil national team manager Luiz Felipe Scolari has released his selection roster for the upcoming November friendlies with a few names that were not expected to show. Many anticipated the selection of Atletico Madrid striker Diego Costa so that […]

Carlo Ancelotti’s Clasico Formation Failed

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This past Saturday saw the most anticipated football game every fanatic awaits each season. El Clásico between Real Madrid and FC Barcelona were playing were for points as both are fairly close to each other on the table. Nonetheless, the match […]

Real Madrid: Is Karim Benzema Losing His Place to Alvaro Morata?

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While reading Real Madrid‘s starting lineup Saturday against Malaga, one surprising change came up front in the form of Karim Benzema being benched and replaced by 20-year-old Alvaro Morata. This decision by Madrid manager Carlo Ancelotti could have mostly been […]

Panama’s Sad World Cup Qualification Ending

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The last day of CONCACAF World Cup qualification was undoubtably dramatic as the fixtures came to a close. The night began with the possibility of either Mexico or Panama occupying the playoff spot for the region. With Panama taking on […]

Australia Turns To Future With New Selection

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With a successful conclusion to their World Cup qualifying campaign, the Australian national team coach Helger Osieck has taken a decision to experiment with new faces for upcoming friendlies against France and Canada in October. The German coach is planning […]

Uzbekistan Crashes Out To Jordan In Asian Playoff

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The Asian Confederation of Football already has four out of the potential five candidates selected that will represent the region at the 2014 FIFA World Cup. Through their two groups of qualification, the winner and the runner up qualify automatically, with […]

Real Madrid’s Luka Modric Shines During Win Over Athletic Bilbao

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Real Madrid’s win over Athletic Bilbao on Sunday was a display that showed how Carlo Ancelotti’s master plan is finally taking shape. The match finished 3-1 in favor of the capital club, but the result is only the beginning. The result […]