Join Now | 
HomeAboutContact UsPrivacy & SecurityAdvertise
Soccer America DailySoccer World DailySpecial EditionAround The NetSoccer Business InsiderCollege Soccer ReporterYouth Soccer ReporterSoccer on TVSoccer America ClassifiedsGame Report
Paul Gardner: SoccerTalkSoccer America ConfidentialYouth Soccer InsiderWorld Cup Watch
RSS FeedsArchivesManage SubscriptionsSubscribe
Order Current IssueSubscribeManage My SubscriptionRenew My SubscriptionGift Subscription
My AccountJoin Now
Tournament CalendarCamps & AcademiesSoccer GlossaryClassifieds
4. WORLD: Tie leaves Barca three points behind Sevilla
December 22nd, 2006 1:59AM

MOST READ

MOST COMMENTED

Atletico Madrid held defending champion Barcelona to a 1-1 tie Thursday in Barcelona, leaving the defending champion three points behind league leader Sevilla going into the two-week Christmas break.

Ronaldinho put Barca in front four minutes before halftime with a goal on a free kick. Argentine teenager Sergio Aguero equalized for the visitors in the second half. Barca still has a makeup game in its favor.

CHILE. Colo Colo looked set to clinch the Torneo Clausura championship after beating Audax Italiano, 3-0, in the first leg of the final on Wednesday. Argentine-born midfielder Matias Fernandez, who will join Spanish club Villarreal in January, scored on a free kick from 40 yards. It was the 20-year-old star's 15th goal of the season. The second leg of the final will be played on Saturday.

COLOMBIA. Cucuta won its first championship for the first time after a 1-1 tie at Tolima on Wednesday in the second leg of the Torneo Clausura final gave it  2-1 victory on aggregate. MacNelly Torres scored the deciding goal for Cucuta in the 76th minute. Its coach, Jorge Luis Pinto, will take over the Colombian national team in 2007.

PORTUGAL. Benfica moved within eight points of Premier League leader Porto with a 4-0 win over Belenenses in Lisbon on Thursday. Mexican striker Kikin Fonseca notched his first Benfica goal on a header in the 53rd minute. Portuguese international Simao Sabrosa and Greeks Giorgios Karagounis and Konstantinos Katasouranis also scored for Benfica. Play in the Premier League resumes Jan. 14.


No comments yet.

Sign in to leave a comment. Don't have an account? Join Now




AUTHORS

ARCHIVES
FOLLOW SOCCERAMERICA

Recent Soccer America Daily
What They're Saying: Sunil Gulati    
"Carli's performance was as good as any performance in a World Cup final by any man ...
Awards: Lloyd named top player, Solo top keeper    
Carli Lloyd, whose stunning hat trick led the USA to the Women's World Cup title with ...
Turning Points | It takes an entire team of stars    
In the end, Carli Lloyd was the star, scoring six of the USA's last nine goals ...
What They're Saying: Carli Lloyd    
"I just completely zoned out and dreamed of playing in a World Cup final and visualized ...
USA-Japan takeaways: 15ers peak at right time    
The adage of growing stronger as a tournament unfolds was borne out Sunday when the USA ...
NASL Weekend: Ottawa extends record shutout streak    
The Ottawa Fury opened the NASL fall season with a 2-0 win over Jacksonville Armada FC ...
USL Weekend: Switchbacks make it six in a row    
Miguel Gonzalez scored two second-half goals to lead the Colorado Springs Switchbacks to a 2-0 win ...
What They're Saying: Norio Sasaki    
"My players have given their all in every match, and overall they've had a great tournament ...
NWSL Weekend: Reign pulls even with Red Stars    
The Seattle Reign's 1-1 tie at the Western New York Flash was enough to earn it ...
Video Pick: Gonzalo Higuain strike another awful PK    
Argentina's Gonzalo Higuain had a pretty good season for his club Napoli with 18 goals for ...
>> Soccer America Daily Archives