UEFA Champions League-Semi-Finals Preview

April 19, 2011

With only 4 teams left in the Semi Finals of the Champions League, I’m going to break to break down both match ups. Schalke vs. Manchester United Schalke is the most surprising team left in this years draw.  They took out last years winners, Inter Milan out rather easily, by winning 7-3 on aggregate.  Manchester United, like Schalke had a rather easy time with Chelsea to make it to the…

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a look back at the quarter finals of Champions League

April 14, 2011

Javier “Chicharito” Hernandez-Manchester United 1. Ah, Schalke.  I have to admit, even with the big deficit heading into the 2nd leg, I thought that Inter Milan could pull it off a beat Schalke…guess I was very wrong.  Inter Milan needs to make big changes in their back four this summer, as Chivu seems to get very rattled and pick up stupid yellow and red cards, when his team needs him…

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4 things we learned from Champions League this week…

April 7, 2011

1. Schalke is no joke.  The drubbing of Inter Milan (at home nonetheless) was a statement by the club from Germany.  They seemed to get all the bounces (except Stankovic’s goal) and capitalized on it.  Chivu once again got dismissed from the game, it seems that bigger the matches are, the worse he plays, it’s almost like he does not want to be on the field while his beat is…

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UEFA Champions League-Quarter-Finals Preview

March 21, 2011

With the Quarter-Finals of the Champions League only about 2 weeks away, I will look at all 4 match ups and predict who will go on to the Semi’s. Real Madrid vs. Tottenham (April 5th) Seems that a lot of people have already written off Tottenham, and have them losing to a Madrid side who is looking stronger as the season goes on.  With the injury to Madrid’s star player,…

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Barcelona v. Arsenal-Preview

February 22, 2011

With the first leg out of the way, I will be taking a look at the second leg, which will be played at the Camp Nou, on March 8th 2011. With the score at 2-1 for Arsenal after the first leg, fans can be happy that the Gunners got the win, but the back four looked very shaky, to say the least.  Koscielny and crew seemed to admire when Messi,…

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