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fired Barca in front five minutes into the second half when he coolly slotted home from just inside the box. night. It was wonderful entertainment. Barcelona were the better team, because they are the better team, but Madrid made a number of opportunities on the break and deserved the draw. This, you don't me to tell you, is magnificent stuff.
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Alves is down after a nasty collision with fresh air. Actually, having seen the replay again, that wasn't great from Arbeloa, who eased his studs down the back of Alves's foot. He made it look clumsy rather than malicious. Maybe it was just clumsy.
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are playing a very high line, which hasn't always gone so well against Barcelona. It is allowing them to press high up, though, and thus far Barcelona haven't got in the game. Mind you, they often take 10 minutes to get the passing carousel going, whereupon the opposition don't get a kick for the next 80.
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round the back and cuts it back to Fabregas, seven or eight yards from goal. He was surrounded by defenders, faffed around a bit, and eventually played the ball back to the offside Messi.
Xavi curled a neat free-kick against the bar, while Varane then cleared Xavi ‘s goalbound effort off the line with keeper Diego Lopez well beaten. A stunning scooped pass from Iniesta in the inside-left position takes the entire Madrid wear nike total 90 laser iv
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amazing sequence of scoring in 16 successive games. The second leg will be at the Nou Camp on February 27.Barcelona so often go from 0-90mph between minutes 10-15, and it has happened again. Madrid have hardly had a kick in the last five minutes. They're struggling to keep up with the shadows, never mind the players. Carvalho is booked for a comically inept hack at Fabregas.