Monthly Archives: November 2011

Osvaldo vs. Lamela

Pablo Osvaldo fined 50000 Euro and will be suspended for the next Roma game. So decided Luis Enrique. Reportedly, in the dressing room after the game at Udinese (0-2) Osvaldo asked Lamela why he didn’t pass the ball in one … Continue reading

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Is Porto really a weak side?

November 27, 2011 Porto 3 – Braga 2 Goals: Hulk 35, 78, Kleber 82 – Lima 88 pen, 90+1 As one would expect, Porto were the better side throughout the game. Except the last 5 minutes, that is. Alvaro Pereira … Continue reading

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Zenit 2 – Lokomotiv 1

November 27, 2011 Zenit 2 – Lokomotiv 1 Goals: Danni 26, Semak 31 – Glushakov 39 Missed penalty: Fayzulin 22 St.Petersburg, Petrovsky stadium Att: 16000 Zenit: Malafeev – Anyukov, Hubocan, Lombaerts, Criscito – Denisov, Semak, Shirokov (83 Zyryanov) – Fayzulin, … Continue reading

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Juve per lo scudetto?

November 26, 2011 Lazio 0 – Juventus 1 Goal: Pepe 34 A significant result for the Old Lady. An away win at in-form Lazio suggests that the team is ready for the title race. The other contender is of course … Continue reading

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There’s More Than One Way To Color A Penguin

A couple of picks form the Twitter account of Zenit midfielder Roman Shirokov (@shirokovr15): On Friday, Roman informed the world that he went to a porcelain factory, to color a porcelain penguin there. Interestingly, he chose not to use Zenit … Continue reading

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Smoke On The Water: Zenit 0 – APOEL 0

November 23, 2011 Zenit 0 – APOEL 0 St.Petersburg, Petrovsky stadium Att: 21500 Zenit: Malafeev – Anyukov, Hubocan, Lombaerts, Criscito – Denisov, Zyryanov (55 Bystrov), Shirokov (88 Lazovic) – Fayzulin, Bukharov, Danni APOEL: Pardo, Solomou, Oliveira, Jorge, Alexandrou (46 Ilia), … Continue reading

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From The RAI Archives

November 14, 1973 England 0 – Italy 1 Goal: Capello 87 London, Wembley RAI Sport broadcast the replay of this archive friendly on Nov 14, 38 years after it had been played. Surprising quality of football, did not look any … Continue reading

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Last Week’s Interesting Matches

Watched a few games last week, which I wanted to write about but did not have the blog set up yet. Here’s some notes: November 15, 2011 Portugal 6 – Bosnia 2 Goals: Cristiano Ronaldo 8, 53, Nani 24, Helder … Continue reading

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Zenit 0 – Anji 0

November 18, 2011 Zenit 0 – Anji 0 St.Petersburg, Petrovsky stadium Att: 19110 Zenit: Malafeev – Anyukov, Lombaerts, Hubocan, Criscito – Denisov, Zyryanov (80 Rosina), Shirokov, Fayzulin, Bystrov (58 Lazovic) – Bukharov (70 Danni) Anji: Pomazan – Angbwa, Joao Carlos, … Continue reading

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