1. Belarus vs. Mexico: Winners and Losers from International Friendly

    The international friendly fixture between Belarus and Mexico provided a dramatic second 45 minutes and an eventual 3-2 scoreline on Tuesday evening...

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  2. Spain vs. Germany: Live Score, Highlights from International Friendly

    Estadio de Balaidos, International Friendly Spain 0-1 Germany (FT) Toni Kroos 88'. Lineups: ESP— Casillas; Azpilicueta, Pique, Ramos, Bernat; Raul Garcia, Busquets, Bruno, Isco; Morata, Nolito...

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  3. Belarus vs. Mexico: Live Score, Highlights from International Friendly

    Borisov Arena, International Friendly Belarus 3-2 Mexico (FT) Raul Jimenez 48', Sergey Kislyak 50', Raul Jimenez 53', Mikalay Signevich 55', Pavel Nyakhychyk 78'...

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  4. Comparing the International Form of Lionel Messi and Cristiano Ronaldo

    The trend for prestigious international friendly games to take place during breaks from domestic football isn't going away any time soon, with Portugal and Argentina the latest nations to pair up for an exhibition game on Tuesday...

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  5. Top 10 Performances from Around the World for Weekend of Nov. 12-16

    European Championships qualifiers, friendly fixtures and more—the latest and last international break of 2014 has brought us the usual clutch of big names and scorelines, with vital points at stake for Euro 2016 in particular...

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  6. Who Is Hot and Who Is Not in World Football After Weekend of Nov. 13-16

    International week has once more brought with it a share of impressive performers and severe underachievers, with some surprising results, some exciting Euro 2016 qualifying groups and a handful of high-scoring victories thrown into the mix...

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  7. 5 Biggest Blunders in World Football This Weekend

    Once more, we're back on an international break, but as ever, that doesn't mean that the blunders and the mistakes from the world of football come to an end. Far from it, in fact...

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  8. Italy vs. Croatia: Winners and Losers from Euro 2016 Qualifier

    Italy and Croatia played out a 1-1 draw in Milan on Sunday evening in the Group H qualifying fixture for Euro 2016...

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  9. Belgium vs. Wales: Winners and Losers from Euro 2016 Qualifier

    Belgium and Wales fought out a 0-0 draw in Brussels on Sunday evening in their Group B Euro 2016 qualifying match...

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  10. Italy vs. Croatia: Live Score, Highlights from Euro 2016 Qualifier

    Stadio Giuseppe Meazza, Euro 2016 Qualifiers Italy 1-1 Croatia (FT) Antonio Candreva 10', Ivan Perisic 15'...

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  11. Belgium vs. Wales: Live Score, Highlights from Euro 2016 Qualifier

    Stade Roi Baudouin, Euro 2016 Qualifier Belgium 0-0 Wales (FT) Lineups: BEL— Courtois; Vanden Borre, Alderweireld, Lombaerts, Vertonghen; Witsel, Fellaini, De Bruyne; Chadli, Hazard, Origi...

    Karl Matchett Written by Karl Matchett about 1 month ago 10,805 reads 42 comments

  12. Real Madrid the Big Winners If Sami Khedira Stays in January Transfer Window

    Having been the recipient of Champions League and World Cup winners medals in the space of two months at the end of 2013-14 season, Sami Khedira should have been on top of the world and a standout first-choice for club and country...

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  13. State of Play: Analysis of Major European Leagues, November International Break

    The world of football has reached another international break, the last one in 2014 and indeed the last one until March of next year...

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  14. 10 Players to Watch in World Football This Weekend November 14-18

    It's that time of week again when we cast our eyes around the globe at the games to come over the next few days—but with a bit of a different slant this time, as we have once more reached an international break...

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  15. Daniel Sturridge Return from Injury Won't Solve All Liverpool's Problems

    The international break has already yielded one good piece of news for Liverpool : star striker Daniel Sturridge is finally back in training...

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  16. La Liga Player Rankings After Weekend of November 7-9

    The latest international break is upon us, but before that we'll take a look at the latest player rankings from La Liga, after Spain's top flight had its 11th gameweek at the weekend...

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  17. Hot Seat Watch for World Football Coaches After Weekend of Nov. 7-9

    Another weekend of action has seen some sides improve their league positions, run of form and points tallies—but others have tailed off alarmingly or lost a big fixture...

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  18. Spending £20M in January Will Not Turn Around Arsenal's Season

    More than six weeks before the January transfer window is due to open, Arsenal have been in the papers with their intent for the winter window: A £20 million transfer budget to reinvigorate their ailing season...

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  19. 5 Issues Liverpool Need to Work on During November International Break

    Liverpool 's 2014-15 season has gone as far off-plan as Brendan Rodgers and his coaching staff could have credited at the beginning of the campaign, and then some...

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  20. Oscar Chelsea Deal No Guarantee of Game Time but Gives Chance to Reach Potential

    Chelsea are flying in the Premier League, unbeaten and top of the table, and more good news came along on Monday with playmaker Oscar signing a new contract...

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  21. La Liga Team of the Weekend for Nov. 7-9

    Jornada 11 of this season's La Liga produced an awful lot of draws—a boost for the top two who managed to pick up three points apiece...

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  22. Top 10 Performances from Around the World for Weekend of Nov. 7-9

    Our latest look at weekend performances around the world of football saw teams pick up big points in top-of-the-table clashes and rival fixtures, with some claiming a few surprise results against so-called better teams...

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  23. Who Is Hot and Who Is Not in World Football After Weekend of Nov. 7-9

    Another big weekend in world football has gone by, with key clashes at the top and bottom of domestic leagues providing valuable points all over the place—in some leagues, we're nearing the end of the campaign, making wins all the more important...

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  24. Tracking Performances of Real Madrid, Barcelona Stars After Weekend of Nov. 8

    We continue our usual roundup of Barcelona's and Real Madrid's biggest stars this weekend by looking at the victories for both teams on Saturday in jornada 11 of La Liga...

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  25. QPR vs. Manchester City: Winners and Losers from Premier League Game

    Manchester City had to fight back from behind twice at Loftus Road, settling for a 2-2 draw in the end at Queens Park Rangers...

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