Monday, April 28, 2014

Soccer: Dani Alves eats banana thrown at him (as Racist Instults)

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VILLARREAL, Spain - Barcelona defender Dani Alves pick up a banana thrown at him as insults by the opposing team fans. One banana landed on his feet last Sunday's game he picked it up, peeled it, then ate it before taking a corner kick.

Alves sparked Barcelona's 3-2 comeback when his off-target shot was turned into an own goal Gabriel Armando in the 65th.

He also kicked a cross that Mateo Musacchio headed into his own goal in the 78th before Lionel Messi hitting Barcelona's winning goal.

Alves has always been at the receiving end with racist taunts he even called it a "lost war" after Real Madrid's fans chanted monkey insults at him during a January 2013 match.

Monday, April 21, 2014

Lionel Messi Lifts Barcelona Keep title hopes Alive

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Lionel Messi hit a perfectly executed free kick to help Bercelona secure a 2-1 comeback win for their injury-hit team. The win keep their title hopes alive for a fifth La Liga title in six years.

After disappointing losses, they got knocked out of the Champions League by Atletico Madrid, then losing the Copa del Rey final to Real Madrid, beaten in the King's Cup final by Real Madrid and suffered a shock 1-0 reverse at lowly Granada in La Liga, to Barca fans this win is a badly needed morale-boosting victory in front of their fans at the Nou Camp.

Barca has issues with injuries in recent weeks and were without Brazil forward Neymar and the Spain trio of left back Jordi Alba, central defender Gerard Pique and goalkeeper Victor Valdes for Bilbao's visit.

Saturday, April 12, 2014

Arsenal Eliminates FA Cup holders Wigan in semifinal

Arsenal played their hearts out to come from behind and defeat FA Cup holders Wigan using a precise penalty shootout to reach the final for the first time in 9 years.

Wigan scored first when Arsenal defender Per Mertesacker conceded a penalty in the 63rd minute. Mertesacker made up for it by scoring in the 82nd minute to tie the game and send it to overtime.

The game was scoreless after two extra time periods. Arsenal goalkeeper Lukas Fabianski plays were amazing as he saved Wigan's two shot attempts. Arsenal won the shootout 4-2, giving Wigan six losses in their last eight shootouts.

Arsenal will now advance and face the winner of Hull City vs Sheffield United in the final.

Monday, April 7, 2014

Roda's Guy Ramos grabs Aron Johannsson's genitals

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This is really gay, lol. Guy Ramos a Roda defender got enough of U.S. international Aron Johannsson trash talk during the first half of Eredivisie match against AZ Alkmaar, Ramos grabbed Johannsson's genitals. Obvioiusly, Johannsson protested to the referee, but the referee didn't see it and Ramos got away with the a ridiculous trick.

In the end, Johannsson got the best of Ramos by scoring AZ's second goal in the 2-2 draw.

Soccer: English Premier League Results

Check out the April 6, 2014 (Infostrada Sports) results from the English premier league matches last Sunday.

Sunday, April 6

West Ham United 1 Guy Demel 45+2
Liverpool 2 Steven Gerrard 44pen,71pen
Halftime: 1-1; Attendance: 34,977

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Everton 3 Steven Naismith 14, Romelu Lukaku 34, Mikel Arteta 61og
Arsenal 0
Halftime: 2-0; Attendance: 39,504

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Saturday, April 5

Chelsea 3 Mohamed Salah 32, Frank Lampard 61, Willian 72
Missed penalty: Frank Lampard 61
Stoke City 0
Halftime: 1-0; Attendance: 41,168

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Norwich City 0
West Bromwich Albion 1 Morgan Amalfitano 16
Halftime: 0-1; Attendance: 26,859

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Newcastle United 0
Manchester United 4 Juan Mata 39,50, Javier Hernandez 64, Adnan Januzaj 90+3
Halftime: 0-1; Attendance: 52,081

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Hull City 1 George Boyd 39
Swansea City 0
Halftime: 1-0; Attendance: 22,744

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Aston Villa 1 Grant Holt 70
Fulham 2 Kieran Richardson 61, Hugo Rodallega 86
Halftime: 0-0; Attendance: 33,532

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Cardiff City 0
Crystal Palace 3 Jason Puncheon 31,88, Joe Ledley 71
Halftime: 0-1; Attendance: 27,687

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Manchester City 4 Yaya Toure 3pen, Samir Nasri 45+1, Edin Dzeko 45+4, Stevan Jovetic 81
Southampton 1 Rickie Lambert 37pen
Halftime: 3-1; Attendance: 47,009