Saturday, November 22, 2008

Ayala Scores! Demichelis Scores! Injuries and more!

Time for some weekend news.

Real Zaragoza vs. SD Eibar
In Spain's second division, "El Raton" roberto AYALA scored for Real Zaragoza in the 73rd minute as they beat SD Eibar 3-0.

Villarreal vs. Real Valladolid
In Spain's first division, gonzalo RODRIGUEZ's side lost 3-0 at home to Real Valladolid. RODRIGUEZ picked up a yellow in the 64th minute, but did play the full 90 minutes.

Real Madrid vs. Recreativo Huelva
Another match in Spain took place in Madrid. Two players born in Argentina and one in France as fernando GAGO, gonzalo HIGUAIN and javier SAVIOLA all played, while the latter was brought on as a substitute for an injured gonzalo HIGUAIN in th 79th minute. Teammate fernando GAGO played the full 90 minutes while gabriel HEINZE served a suspension after having gotten a red card last week. Real Madrid won the match 1-0.

Chelsea vs. Newcastle United
The only Argentinian pair in England, jonas GUTIERREZ and fabricio COLOCCINI started the match against Chelsea. COLOCCINI played the full 90 minutes where as GUTIERREZ was substituted in the 77th minute. The match ended 0-0.

Liverpool vs. Fulham
Argentina captain, javier MASCHERANO played 65 minutes before being substituted off against Fulham. The match also ended 0-0.

Manchester City vs. Arsenal
2008 Olympic Gold Medalist, pablo ZABALETA played the full 90 minutes as City beat Arsenal 3-0.

Middlesbrough vs. Bolton
Former Argentina U21 captain julio ARCA was brought on as a substitute in the 76th minute for Middlesbrough as Bolton beat Middlesbrough 3-1.

Aston Villa vs. Manchester United
Unsure about his future in Manchester, carlos TEVEZ started for Manchester United and played 71 minutes before being brought off as Manchester United drew 0-0 with Aston Villa.

FC Bayern Munchen vs. Energie Cottbus
Even after playing 90 minutes on Wednesday for Argentina, defender martin DEMICHELIS still had the energy to score in the 38th minute before being substituted in the 46th minute as Bayern won 4-1.

Inter Milan vs. Juventus
Built as the match of the weekend, "El Capitano" javier ZANETTI, esteban CAMBIASSO and "the Wall" walter SAMUEL all started the match as Inter Milan beat Juventus 1-0 at the San Siro. However 2 other Argentinians played in the match as julio CRUZ was brought on as a substitute in the 83rd minute and nicolas BURDISSO was brought on as well 2 minutes later in the 85th minute.

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