Maxi Moralez

Philadelphia Union

Halftime report: New York City FC 0, Philadelphia Union 0

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Unable to watch the match on MLS Live? Here's what you missed in the first half.

The Philadelphia Union and New York City FC go into the half scoreless in the Bronx.

Both teams seemed to take the first minutes of the game to feel one another out. In the tiny confines of Yankee Stadium, possession isn't a long-lasting affair, and neither team was able to get any long stretches on the ball.

Barcelona routs Alaves, Premier League recap: Brotherly Game Daily Links 2/12/17

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Results from Saturday and more moves in the MLS.

Philadelphia Union News

With five injuries in eight months, how concerning is Josh Yaro's long-term health?
Let's hope that Oguchi Onyewu is fit and healthy by March 5th, because he's going to be starting in the Union's season opener.


NYCFC Notes: McNamara, Pirlo, RSL and more

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It was an important night for Tommy McNamara. A regular in the starting XI the previous season, McNamara had been relegated to reserve duty with the additions of Rodney Wallace, Maxi Moralez, Alexander Ring and emerging teenager Yangel Herrera. With Herrera departing for the U-20 World Cup and Andrea Pirlo back home in New York, head coach Patrick Vieira plugged McNamara into the starting group at FC Dallas on Sunday night.

NYCFC Notes: Embracing change, lessons for Lewis and more

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Change is a good thing. Change triggers progress. Not all change is pleasant but overcoming a tough period can make you stronger.

The transformation in year three of the New York City Football Club has illuminated the varying effects of a makeover.

David Villa

Villa at the double as New York bounce back in MLS

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New York (AFP) – David Villa scored twice as New York City FC bounced back from their opening weekend defeat with a 4-0 rout of DC United in Major League Soccer on Sunday.

Former Spain and Barcelona star Villa scored once and created another in a dominant first-half display as New York responded to last week’s disappointing loss to Orlando City FC in emphatic fashion.

Villa at the double as New York bounce back in MLS

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New York (AFP) – David Villa scored twice as New York City FC bounced back from their opening weekend defeat with a 4-0 rout of DC United in Major League Soccer on Sunday.

Former Spain and Barcelona star Villa scored once and created another in a dominant first-half display as New York responded to last week’s disappointing loss to Orlando City FC in emphatic fashion.

Moralez brings something "completely different" to NYCFC

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New York City FC supporters have been noisy on social media in the off-season, curious as to what prominent Designated Player the club would obtain to replace retired legend Frank Lampard.

While Maxi Moralez may not rank with Sami Khedira in name recognition, the 5-foot 3-inch attacking midfielder may be NYCFC's most essential acquisition since star forward David Villa.

NYCFC signs Moralez as Designated Player

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Following the departure of Frank Lampard, NYCFC went out in search of their third Designated Player. They got him on Wednesday.

NYCFC announced Wednesday that the club has signed Argentinian midfielder Maxi Moralez as a DP. Moralez joins from Mexico's Club Leon, signing a three-year deal with NYCFC.


Moralez lascia la Serie A. Il Frasquito vola in Messico nelle file del Leon

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Maxi Moralez, fantasista argentino dell'Atalanta, classe 1987, è ufficialmente un nuovo calciatore del Leon, squadra che milita nel campionato messicano. Ai bergamaschi vanno 4 milioni di euro. Sembrava un'operazione di mercato complicata e, invece, in pochi giorni si è arrivato all'accordo e all'addio alla Serie A e alla maglia della Dea, indossata per 5 stagioni, [.

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Playing at Atleti Azzurri d'Italia Serie A Home Team Atalanta Keeper Andrea Consigli Midfield Maxi Moralez; Ezequiel Schelotto; Luca Cigarini; Davide Biondini; Giacomo Bonaventura; Forwards German Denis; Defense Davide Brivio; Gianpaolo Bellini; Stefano Lucchini; Thomas Manfredini; Subs Away Team Lazio Keeper Federico Marchetti [.

Maxi Atalanta. Il Frasquito Moralez manda ko il Chievo e salva la squadra di Colantuono

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Il primo gol, davanti ai propri tifosi, di Maxi Moralez, fantasista argentino portato in Italia da Pierpaolo Marino nell'agosto scorso, regala tre punti fondamentali all'Atalanta, nell'anticipo di Serie A disputato ieri pomeriggio contro il Chievo, e con 43 punti, di fatto, certifica la salvezza nel massimo campionato della squadra bergamasca.

Atalanta Back In Serie A? Don’t Bet On Them Staying

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The new season in just weeks away and it starts under a cloud for newly promoted Atalanta as they have been hit with six point deduction for their part in the betting scandal currently rocking Italian football. The veteran midfielder and club captain Cristiano Doni has been banned for three-and-a-half years which will effectively end his playing career given that he is now 38 years old.

Argentine football

Argentines Abroad: the final weekend in November

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The weekend just gone saw as many crucial contributions from Argentines as ever in the world's biggest leagues, and a welcome return to form for the usual suspects in the Mexican league after last week's no-show. With the usual contributions ... Continue reading →

Argentines Abroad: the pre-international roundup

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With the World Cup qualifiers approaching, it's time to take a look at how Alejandro Sabella's boys and those he's not called up did in the weekend just gone for their clubs. Alejandro Faurlín impressed in defeat in ... Continue reading →

Hand Of Pod 35: Tevez’s strop, Sabella’s latest test & Boca’s lead in the league

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In the thirty-fifth episode of Hand Of Pod Sam, Dan, Dan and Seba begin with a discussion of just how much of a massive idiot Carlos Tevez is, and conclude with a reflection on Cristian Fabbiani's suitability for the second division ... Continue reading →

Argentines Abroad: Messi leads Barcelona to an 8-0 win & more (video)

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This week's Argentines Abroad is late, thanks to the midweek round of matches here in Argentina keeping me busy. Better late than never, though. As well as Lionel Messi's hat-trick in Barcelona's 8-0 demolition of Osasuna, we've got videos of ... Continue reading →

Argentines Abroad: Agüero hits a hat-trick, goals galore in Italy & more (video)

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It was another packed weekend in which Argentines around the world had a big say in footballing matters, so here's another dose of Argentines Abroad. Sergio Agüero hit a hat-trick for Manchester City, Fernando Belluschi for Porto and Javier Pastore ... Continue reading →

Libertadores: Vélez storm into the semis (video)

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Vélez Sarsfield returned to the semi-finals of the Copa Libertadores seventeen years after they last reached that stage on Wednesday night, with a 4-2 away win over Libertad in Asunción, Paraguay. The scoreline meant a 7-2 aggregate victory for Vélez, ... Continue reading →

Torneo Apertura 2009 in review

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The Torneo Apertura started in chaos, with no-one sure which TV channels games would be screened on and many finding it so difficult to find just one title contender that Boca Juniors, of all teams, were held up by some commentators as the most likely candidates (I'd never make a silly mistake like that of [.

Thursday night action

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It was an intrigue-packed evening of football in Argentina on Thursday, in the eighth round of the 2009 Torneo Apertura. Colón went fourth with a performance full of golazos to beat Arsenal 4-1. Shortly afterwards champions Vélez Sársfield, who haven't lost a single match at home in 2009, ended Argentinos Juniors' unbeaten run with a [.

¡Vélez campeón!

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In circumstances about as controversial as they come, and after thirteen minutes of second half stoppage time, Vélez Sársfield beat Huracán by a single late goal from Maxi Moralez who was sent off for his celebration to climb above them in the table and claim the Torneo Clausura 2009 title. Huracán had a [.

Lanús-ing it

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At the start of play this weekend, Arsenal de Sarandí were bottom of the Torneo Clausura, and Lanús were top. In most leagues it would have been a foregone conclusion but this is Argentina. Bottom beat top 4-1, and after Colón khad ept up what little heat they could add to the title race with [.

Argentina B squad vs Panama

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On the 20th of this month, a national side consisting solely of players from the domestic league (which HEGS shall henceforth refer to as 'Argentina B') will take on Panama in Santa Fe. Diego Maradona announced the squad (including six Boca Juniors or Estudiantes players who won't be involved unless their club have been eliminated from the Copa Libertadores [.

Maxi Mor-Vélez

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Well well. We've been told he's staying with Racing, and the pessimistic presumed he'd be on his way back to Russia. On Monday it was revealed that Maximiliano Moralez is avoiding a return flight to Moscow, where he was never really happy in the six months he spent with FC Moscow, by taking a rather [.

Newell’s finish fifth

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The total of 25 points that Racing were aiming for in the Apertura hasn't been met, but they weren't far off. They ultimately have to settle for 22, after a disappointing performance in El Coloso Del Parque saw them end their Torneo Apertura with a 3-0 defeat at the hands of Newell's Old Boys. For [.

Diego’s chosen ones

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When the Argentine domestic season ends after this weekend, Diego Maradona will concentrate players from several clubs at the AFA's training facilities in Ezeiza, where there'll be a friendly match and some time for the players El Diez considers the most important in the domestic game to get to know each other better.


Apertura 2011: Vélez 1 Estudiantes 0.

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25.10.2011 - Ganarle en casa y por la mínima (1-0) a este devaluado Estudiantes que dirige Russo y despide a Verón no es nota sobresaliente para el vigente campeón del fútbol argentino. Pero acumular la cuarta victoria consecutiva en estos breves torneos de racha sí llama la atención de los focos.

Mercado de Pases 2011-2012: exportaciones argentinas.

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04.08.2011 - A horas del cierre del libro de pases (hoy a las 20.00) y del inicio de la temporada 2011/2012, el mercado argentino sigue en actividad intensa. Si bien la mayor movida se representa a través de préstamos sin cargo, las ventas de jugadores al exterior volvieron a dejar a la Liga Argentina en el top ten de las recaudadoras.


Por Nicolás Cristoff / @nicocristoff

La consagración de Vélez; el padecimiento de River; Palermo y su adiós a la Bombonera. Esto y más, en el siguiente resumen de la decimoctava jornada del Clausura 2011.

Vélez y la consecución de un titulo merecido

Venció a Huracán y aunque inexplicablemente debió esperar cuatro horas para saber el resultado de Lanús –finalmente derrotado 1-0 por Argentinos Juniors- Vélez pudo festejar la obtención de su octavo titulo a nivel doméstico.


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Y era el cumpleaños de Gastoncito Diaz, los chicos de Velez solo quieren divertirse.

Atención a la cara de chinito de Gastón. Un crack

Reggaeton Diaz

llegó Frasquito, la atracción

Gastoncito quiere comerse el pan dulce

Otamendi al mundial

el central que quiere D10S

pegó gorrita Nico

Gastón haciendo el avioncito que popularizó Rambert

los deditos onda Ricky Wonderful

Copa Libertadores

Copa Libertadores: Cerro Porteno, Santos, Velez, Penarol reach semifinals

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Out of the four semifinalists in this year's Copa Libertadores, only Paraguay's Cerro Porteno will be vying for its first title with Brazil's Santos, Argentina's Velez Sarsfield and Uruguay's Penarol all having lifted the trophy on at least one occasion.

Copa Libertadores 2011: Liga de Quito 0 Vélez 2.

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06.05.2011 - Único puntero del Clausura argentino, este Vélez hizo lo que se hubo convertido en batacazo argentino(?): ganar en la alta casa blanca, a 2850 metros de altura, al devenido copero y cuco ecuatoriano Liga Universitaria de Quito para lograr, después del 3-0 de la ida, un global de 5-0.

Vélez Sársfield

Maxi Moralez golazo vs Libertad, Copa Libertadores 2011

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On 18 May 2011 Argentine league leaders Vélez Sársfield travelled to Paragauy to play Libertad in the quarter-finals of Copa Libertadores 2011. The Argentine side were defending a comfortable 3-0 lead from the first leg but Libertad were determined to make a good game of, taking the lead twice only to see Maxi Moralez equalise both goals.

Highlights: 2011 Copa Libertadores Group 4

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 Reports & highlights of Group 4 in the 2011 Copa Libertadores. Vélez Sársfield got their Copa Libertadores 2011 campaign off to a great start with a 3-0 win against Caracas FC. Maxi Moralez scored from long range to make in 1-0 at half time. New recruit from Godoy Cruz Davíd Ramírez hit another special long range strike for 2-0 and then Juan Manuel Martínez scored a late penalty for the third.

Emanuel Gigliotti vs Maxi Moralez

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Saturday 19 February 2011 will be a date to remember for Argentine minnows All Boys who recorded a famous 1-2 away win against giant neighbours Vélez Sársfield. Sebastián Grazzini scored both of All Boys goals and there were brilliant performances from several other All Boys players like the gigantic forward Cristián Fabianni.


Argentine Apertura Week 2 Wrap

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It was the Argentine league sponsored by AARP. The stars of the weekend happened to be three of the elder statesmen of the league.

Ariel Ortega played a putrid 70-plus minutes until he assisted on the equalizer and scored the game-winner on a brilliant chip shot to put a moribund River Plate over Chacarita Juniors at the Monumental with what might be the goal of the week.

Velez Sarsfield Snatch Argentinian Clausura At Huracan's Expense

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League title number seven for Velez Sarsfield came courtesy of a Maxi Moralez winner as Huracan missed out on the opportunity of securing their second championship in the Argentinian Clausura season.

Controversial? Read on -- Velez Pip Huracan At The Post via

idfielder Maxi Moralez scored a controversial goal six minutes from time to give Velez Sarsfield a 1-0 win over Huracan and the Argentine Clausura championship on Sunday.

The Rest

Fantasy Focus: The Moralez of the Story

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He played twice, but one game was enough

With a score of 139 points, Salisbury United edged out the competition to lead the round.

Going all in on the SKC defense didn't quite pan out, but captaining Maxi Moralez (NYC, $11.8) to the tune of 46 points sure helped. MILLERtime When WYNNE'n's overall lead has expanded to 56 points.

Landon Donovan returns (again), D.C. United changes formation (again)? & more: Freedom Kicks for 1/15/18

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A bevy of things dot today's links.

Hi. Have you been watching combine games over the weekend and nerding out for the draft? No? Well OK

With training camp looming, goal-starved D.C. United hasn't landed a scorer (WaPo): I get that people are going to be/are upset by this, but it doesn't mean I relate to it.

No hay caso

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Parecía que ayer comenzaba la tan ansiada recuperación. Fue un primer tiempo que invitaba a la ilusión, a creer en el equipo, sin embargo el Arse no puede salir del pozo y ante rivales más consolidados no exhibe respuestas. No podemos todavía hablar de un desastre, recién comienza el campeonato y aunque suene repetitivo Arsenal se encuentra en la dura tarea de encontrar una idea futbolística, de actuar más que hablar y de que los 33 jugadores del plantel se centren en el objetivo de salvarse de la promoción.