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Tottenham wins Swansea and shares third place with Chelsea It was not an easy match. Swansea City of Michael Laudrup was a tough nut to crack, both in attack and defense. However, Tottenham, who came from a defeat conceded at home in the last minutes against Everton had the perseverance necessary to defeat the team from Wales (1-0). The first half was quite divided. AndrĂŠ Villas-Boas bet on the team that has given good results lately and formed by a double striker Defoe and Adebayor.
Goalless until the break, it was expected more emotion in the second half. Organized, both sets tried their luck and played to their strengths, but Tottenham was happier. At 75 minutes, the Belgian defender Jan Vertonghen rose to the penalty area and showed to the strikers how it is made. From here, it was close even better paths to goal by Hugo Lloris and minimum margin remained successfully until the final whistle. With this victory, the ninth in 17 rounds, Tottenham now divides the third place in the Premier League with Chelsea. The two formations London added 29 points, although the Blues have a game in hand due to their participation in the Club World Cup. Meanwhile Swansea City follows quietly on 10 th position with 23 points.
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Manchester United wins Manchester United today strengthened the status of leader and main contender for English football title, after beating Sunderland at Old Trafford 3-1. The "red devils" still managed to make up the difference of six points for the champions Manchester City, who earlier had won, also 3-1, in visit to Newcastle in St.James' Park Alex Ferguson's team took the lead for Van Persie in the 16th minute, with the Dutchman - who had yet to assist Rooney on the third goal - to reach the mark of 12 goals in the league pointed Still in the first half, at 19, Tom Cleverley made it 2-0, but the tranquility only emerge with the goal of Rooney, the seventh in the league at 59 With the result almost "done," Sunderland reduced by Campbell, at 72
The return of Nemanja Vidic, after a three-week low due to injury, could mean good news for United, could again have greater defensive rigor with the presence of the Serbian, who only came to 68, to the place of Rio Ferdinand In today's games, especially the "afflicted" Queens Park Rangers (19 ยบ), which came against Fulham (2-1) their first victory throughout the season The team did not know what was to win the championship since last year's championship , on 06 May. In the collapse was Liverpool (12 ยบ), one of the "mythical" of English football, and today we saw defeated 3-1 at Anfield Road, a game in which the Aston Villa to win 3-0 was up to 87 minutes (goal by Gerrard) Saturday, December 15, 2012 Newcastle - Man City, 1-3 Stoke City - Everton, 1-1 QPR - Fulham, 2-1 Norwich - Wigan, 2-1 Man Utd - Sunderland, 3-1 Liverpool - Aston Villa, 1-3 Chelsea - Southampton, 15:00 Sunday, December 16, 2012 Tottenham - Swansea City, 1-0 WBA - West Ham, 0-0 Monday, December 17, 2012 Reading - Arsenal, 20:00
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PSG beats Lyon 1-0 and in command form trio with Marseille The triumph of Paris Saint-Germain 1-0 per tangential over Lyon joins teams in the top rank of the French football league to 18. Matchday alongside Marseille. A goal head Matuidi (45 +2), the intersection of Ibrahimovic, discounts on the first time, earned the three points that allowed the Parisians join the rival. Saturday, Marseille had already added the same 35 points after winning 1-0 in the visit to Toulouse, which the interval was playing with only nine Lorient remains a great success and won the fourth consecutive visit to the St. Étienne, 2-0, thus rising to fourth place, just five points ahead of the trio
Jérémie Aliadière (20) opened the scoring with his seventh goal of the season and at the 38th Alain Traoré, head, sentenced challenge against a team that does not score for more than 500 minutes and is in eighth with 27 points Bordeaux continues to lose gas and gave the fourth consecutive draw, this time 11 on visit to Nancy, ranked last Bakar (32) stepped forward locations, but 76 to equalized Ben Khalfallah at a time that the "Girondists" played with a player less, for expelling Biyogo Poko (45). Bordeaux is now seventh with 28 points, while Nancy, who drew the fifth consecutive challenge remains in last place with just 11.
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Galatasaray wins against Fenerbahce Galatasaray hosted and won this Sunday Fenerbahce 2-1 in the 16th game journey of Super Ligi, played at Turk Telekom Arena in Istanbul Galatasaray went ahead marker in the 10th minute of play through Bekir Irtegun. Fenerbahce reached the tie in the 24th minute by Hasan Ali Kaldirim but Selcuk Inan at 36 made it 2-1 late. With this result the sum Galatasaray 32 points and now ranks first. . Fenerbahce with 27 points is in 3rd position in the competition. The next round Galatasaray moves to the ground of Trabzonspor, while Fenerbahce gets Karabukspor.
Friday, December 14, 2012 Eskisehirspor - Bursaspor, 2-2 Saturday, December 15, 2012 Mersin Idmanyurdu - Akhisar, 2-1 Elazigspor - Gaziantepspor, 0-0 Genclerbirligi - Besiktas, 1-1 Sunday, December 16, 2012 Buyuksehir - Trabzonspor, 2-1 Karabukspor - Sivasspor, 1-0 Orduspor - Antalyaspor, 1-1 Galatasaray - Fenerbahce, 2-1 Monday, December 17, 2012 Kayserispor - Kasimpasa, 18:00
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Napoli fails climb to second place in Serie A Napoli ranked third in Serie A, let out in the last minutes of the game'' assault'' to second place in the Italian league, while losing at home 3-2 with Bologna, club fighting for maintenance. interval came and Bologna was winning, with the goal of Gabbiadini, but in the second half the home side made the turnaround through Gamberini, 50, and Cavani, at 70. When they were celebrating the passage of the Napoli deputy leader, overtaking for the Inter, Bologna scored after 86 minutes, by Kone, and 89, by Portanova, and carried away the three points at stake.
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Saturday, December 15, 2012 Udinese - Palermo, 1-1 Lazio - Inter, 1-0 Sunday, December 16, 2012 Fiorentina - Siena, 4-1 Parma - Cagliari, 4-1 Milan - Pescara Calcio, 4-1 Juventus - Atalanta, 3-0 Genoa - Torino, 1-1 Chievo - Roma, 1-0 Catania - Sampdoria, 3-1 Napoli - Bologna, 2-3
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Juventus vs Atalanta (3-0) Defending champion made the best of the defeat of Inter Milan, in front of Lazio (1-0) and isolated with greater slack in the first position of Serie A. Juventus ruthless in this reception to Atalanta and thrashed his opponent with ease. Vecchia Signora's entrance was young and edgy, having resolved the issue during the first half hour of play. After two minutes, Mirko Vucinic laid the first rocket. At 14 ', Andrea Pirlo and extended the lead at 27' Claudio Marchisio completed the fireworks.
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In the second half, Juventus wanted to just enjoy the opponent's mistakes and their task was made even easier because Atalanta took the field with less than one unit (Manfredini was sent off on 32 minutes, double-yellow).
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Anderlecht wins OH Leuven 2-1 Anderlecht won on Sunday against OH Leuven 2-1 in game that ended the 20th. round of the Belgian League, played at the Constant Vanden Stock, Anderlecht. Dieudonne Mbokani on 26 minutes put the men in the house advantage on the marker, but Ebrahima Savaneh Ibou to drop the curtain on the first time restored the tie for OH Leuven. Opening the second half, Mbokani scored twice and gave the victory to the Belgian champions. With this result sum Anderlecht 46 points now leads the competition with six points ahead of ZulteWaregem. Have OH Leuven with 27 points is on 9th.
Saturday, December 15, 2012 Mechelen - Standard, 0-2 W-Beveren - Kortrijk, 1-0 Lierse - Cercle Brugge, 1-1 Lokeren - AA Gent, 2-2 Charleroi - Germinal, 1-0 Club Brugge - Mons, 2-0 Sunday, December 16, 2012 Zulte-Waregem - Genk, 3-2 Anderlecht - OH Leuven, 2-1
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Olympiakos defeat Panionios 2-1 Olympiakos beat Panionios on Saturday the game 2-1 in the 15th. round of Super League, played at Smirnis Neas, Athens. The only goal for the home team was authored by Hristos Aravidis (25 '). For the team directed by Leonardo Jardim marked Panagiotis Spiropoulos (31 ') and Rafik Djebbour (82'). With this result kept Panionios and occupies 21 points to 7 th position of the league table. Already Olympiakos with 39 points are in 1 st position in the competition. In the next round Panionios travels to the ground of Aris, while Olympiakos receives Veria FC.
Saturday, December 15, 2012 OFI - Asteras Tripolis, 2-0 Kerkyra - Panthrakikos, 0-2 Panionios - Olympiakos, 1-2 Sunday, December 16, 2012 - Xanthi, 0-0 Levadiakos - Platanias, 1-0 AEK - Atromitos, 1-1 Veria FC - Panathinaikos, 3-0 Monday, December 17, 2012 PAS Giannina - PAOK, 1-3
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Interview with Tiago Jorge What is the reason you started playing football? There is no special reason why I started playing football, I'm not a believer in god but share the view that people are born with a gift and comes into the world with a purpose, and that over time will perfecting such attributes. But I started organized football at age 8, my local club in the hand of a then club sponsor at the time. I remember that I was not old enought to be enrolled but had some way to play, and started playing the position of striker being today Goalkeeper.
In big matches, How do you handle the pressure? Everything depends on the number of games we have been doing, if we have been regulary playing during the season, and if the moment we are living is in good shape physically, mentally, not weak. there is nothing that makes us afraid of big challenges. I personally am a player who likes big games, big stages and big challenges. These are games that also sees the great characters and great players. but using generally feel that feeling in my belly, due to the importance of the game, think positive and always remind me of the great views that increasingly realized that I felt this sensation. Off The Pitch 16
Who is your favourite player and why? Nowadays I like to see playing with who else I identify in the field, Victor Valdes (Barcelona) a cat, an elastic in goal and with his feet one of the best in the world. Never failing to emphasize Neuer (B.Munich) Buffon and Rui Patricio, my former teammate in sporting, which is gearing up to be the best Goalkeeper in the world very soon. And to me that it was for me the god of the goalkeepers and who I was thrilled to see more playing Peter Schemmeichel a leader on the pitch, the best in one-on-one and threw his hand longer than the top of the world with his foot. Isolating the forwards with long postings by hand.
One Football moment you can never forget in your career? I have several, one can not describe. The individual that won first prize at just 15 years of best goalkeeper in the setubal district (area where I reside) The day I was contacted by SPORTING CLUB DE PORTUGAL to celebrate the contract . The first title of national champion at under-17 for Sporting CP and the first time I was called to join Senior team of sporting at the time by the hand of mister Paulo Bento (now national coach of Portugal) and my adventures in Cyprus and experiences in Vietnam and Thailand.
How do you guys motivate each other in half time if you are behind in scoreline? I mostly feel a leader within the field and off it. Joke much with my colleagues, I am no longer junior, but I'm also not a veteran, so I can think and understand how each player will react to my words. Players with whom you have more confidence, then the words will be stronger in order to mess with the person's feelings, if a young one, with a more quiet personality, you have to be more lenient in how alert to what did not do well and to give back over the time that we spend. Off The Pitch 17
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