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Fans and fingernails as season reaches a climax 'The Corner'

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Fans and fingernails as season reaches a climax 'The Corner'


Euronews sports reporter Paula Vilaplana
takes a multi-faceted look at the world of football: “Hello this is ‘The Corner’ and in the vital Bundesliga match both Bayern and Dortmund fired blanks. The key north London derby served up a 2-2 thriller between Tottenham and Arsenal, celebrated in Leicester. And we go to the US to check out the opening exchanges of Major League Soccer.

Bayern Munich kept up their five-point advantage over Borussia Dortmund at the top of the Bundesliga.

The result suits Bayern as Dortmund at home at the Westfalenstadion are on an impressive unbeaten run.

Bayern’s Arturo Vidal hit the bar as both teams struggled in front of goal.

Great game at White Hart Lane Arsenal took the lead thanks to Aaron Ramsey. The Gunners lost Francis Coquelin in the second half to a red card.

Then Spurs surged and grabbed the equaliser before Harry Kane made it 2-1 with a beauty.

Arsenal’s Alexis Sanchez pulled things back for the Gunners breaking hearts at the ‘Lane.’

The MLS got underway with LA Galaxy taking on D.C United.

D.C took the lead early on and then Galaxy took over.

A Mike Magee corner was headed home by debutant Daniel Steres.

Mike Magee got on the score sheet with a deft chip over the keeper.

Robbie Keane scored from the spot and Magee added a fourth.

Galaxy 4-1 D.C.

We go up and down in Spain, Italy, Portugal and France and here’s why.

Cristiano Ronaldo is up he bagged four in Real Madrid’s massacre of Celta. He is now the second highest goalscorer in Liga history with 252 goals. Messi tops with 305.

Good weekend for Juve’s Gianluigi Buffon he has gone 836 minutes without conceding a goal he’s only 93 minutes away from breaking the 929 minute record set in 1993 by Sebastiano Rossi.

Olympique Marseille are having a miserable time at home where they haven’t won for five- months and 22 days.

Sporting lost the big Lisbon derby against Benfica. Benfica now top above their city-rivals.

Euros past

We continue our journey through the history of the euros. We have spoken before about the shock of Greece winning in Portugal in 2004. Now let’s look at the player of the tournament.

Theodoros Zagorakis captained Otto Rehhagel’s side and was named Player of the Tournament for his stubborn performances in midfield that protected Greece’s pragmatic defence. He holds the record of the most consecutive matches (57) for Greece. He retired in 2006.

Big week in the Champions League with some of the last 16 matches taking place. who will take the vital step closer to the final in Milan. These are our predictions send us yours using the hashtag #TheCornerScores.

Real Madrid 2 – 1 Roma
Wolfsburg 1 -0 Gent
Zenit 1-1 Benfica
Chelsea 2- 0 PSG.

Blooper scooper

Saving a penalty is a legal high for a goalkeeper, but how long does it last. Let’s see what happened to a ski-hatted keeper in the Asian Champions League. See you next week.”

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