Tag: tactics

The Bouras Bulletin

England’s Euro 2012 campaign ended in agony last night as they went out on penalties yet again after drawing 0-0 with Italy. Ricardo Montolivo missed Italy’s second spot-kick to give England the advantage but Ashley Young and Ashley Cole missed consecutive penalties to allow Alessandro Diamanti the chance to win the shootout for his side […]

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Chelsea won the Champions League with a nail-biting penalty shoot-out victory over Bayern Munich. Didier Drogba, whose Chelsea future is in doubt as his contract its end, proved his side’s hero, scoring Chelsea’s only goal and netting the winning penalty. Bayern, playing in their own ground, the Allianz Arena, dominated for large portions of the […]

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Fernando Torres finally found form in front of goal with a hat-trick against QPR on Sunday. His Chelsea side cruised past local rivals Rangers 6-1, with Daniel Sturridge, John Terry and Florent Malouda scoring the other goals before Djibril Cisse pulled one back for the visitors. Blackburn gave a poor account of themselves against Tottenham, […]

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Manchester City’s stuttering form continued against in their 3-3 with Sunderland on Saturday, allowing Manchester United the opportunity to open up a five-point gap at the top of the league if they beat Blackburn this evening. Sebastian Larsson scored either side of half-time for Sunderland to help his side to a 3-1 lead but City […]

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Peter Crouch put a dent in Manchester City’s title challenge as his outstanding long-range volley helped Stoke to a 1-1 draw at the Britannia Stadium. However, Manchester United went three points clear at the top after winning 1-0 against Fulham last night. Bolton won a key match in their fight against relegation, beating Blackburn 2-1 […]