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Weekend Live! (21 -23 March)

Weekend Live! (21 -23 March)

  • 3/23/2014 4:29:03 PM
  • [betting]SKY BET ODDS
    Are we in for another high-scoring match this Super Sunday? Over 4.5 goals at Villa Park is now 8/11, while exactly 6 goals is available at 9/2. Bet now with Sky Bet.
    3/23/2014 4:29:12 PM
  • [flag]A VILLA 1-2 STOKE
    Arnautovic again offside. The visitors have their tails up here. Forty goals so far in a spectacular Premier League weekend.
    3/23/2014 4:30:10 PM
  • [twitter]CROUCHY
    3/23/2014 4:30:23 PM
  • [betting]REQUEST A BET
    Attention now turns to El Clasico, check out Sky Bet's range of markets ahead of Real Madrid v Barcelona here, but if you don't see the bet you're looking for, head over to @SkyBet and #requestabet on Twitter.
    3/23/2014 6:04:52 PM
  • [stoke]CROUCH PLEASED
    Niall Quinn's man of the match, Peter Crouch, against one of his former clubs was happy his side had fought back from an early 1-0 deficit

    Earlier in the season we may have collapsed but we didn't today. I thought we controlled pretty much the majority of the game after their goal.





    3/23/2014 6:08:03 PM
  • [astonvilla]LAMBERT LOW
    Villa boss Paul Lambert admitted they were beaten by much the better side in Stoke in the 4-1 home defeat.

    We were second best, that wasn't good enough. We got off to a good start, going ahead after five minutes. Ok we lost a couple to injury but that wasn't good enough.


    3/23/2014 6:12:57 PM
  • [twitter]BERNABEU BEAT
    Kick-off nearing in the Spanish capital. The Real bus has left for the stadium.


    3/23/2014 6:22:36 PM
  • [stoke]HUGHES HAPPY
    Potters boss Mark Hughes happy that his club's 4-1 win at Villa Park has effectively ensured Premier League survival for another season

    Today was a culmination of a lot of hard work by the coaches and the players. They deserve the credit with the commitment and application they've shown. I always felt we'd be stronger in the second half of the season. We're enjoying it, we've got seven games to go and want to finish with a flourish.

    3/23/2014 6:26:00 PM
  • LEAGUE ONE ROUND-UP
    Wolves top of the perch after beating in-form Sheffield United

    3/23/2014 6:27:34 PM
  • REAL 0-1 BARCELONA [missed-chance]
    Wonderful shoulder-dipping, hip-swaying run from Di Maria, who cuts back from Benzemam only for the Frenchman, leaning back, to lift horribly high.
    3/23/2014 8:14:31 PM
  • REAL 0-1 BARCELONA REACTION [twitter]

    3/23/2014 8:16:08 PM
  • REAL 0-1 BARCELONA [barcelona]
    Messi's through here as Barca break again but - oh! - he drags a left-footed shot wide. Real think he's offside but replays show he'd timed his run just right.
    3/23/2014 8:17:22 PM
  • REAL 0-1 BARCELONA [realmadrid]
    Ronaldo latches onto a loose ball and tries his luck from range but despite taking an awkward bounce in front of Valdes, there's no real danger.
    3/23/2014 8:19:56 PM
  • GOAL! REAL 1-1 BARCELONA (Benzema 20) [goal]
    Di Maria has made a storming start but the jump from Benzema is brilliant. Valdes gets his hands to it but can't keep it from crossing the line. What a start!
    3/23/2014 8:21:34 PM
  • Benzema rises to nod Real Madrid level.

    3/23/2014 8:23:18 PM
  • Victor Valdes's attempt to parry that Benzema header was in vain.

    3/23/2014 8:23:52 PM
  • GOAL! REAL 2-1 BARCELONA (Benzema 24) [goal]
    Oof! Talk about living up to its billing! After missing an early sitter, Benzema has a second! He does superbly to sort out his feet and control a Di Maria ball on his thigh, before lashing past Valdes.
    3/23/2014 8:24:49 PM
  • It's two goals in five minutes from Benzema...

    3/23/2014 8:26:01 PM
  • Carlo Ancelotti enjoyed that one...

    3/23/2014 8:26:08 PM
  • [betting]SKY BET ODDS
    Two quick goals by Benzema and Real Madrid are now 4/11 to win El Clasico, with Barcelona out to 5/1. Benzema is 9/1 to complete his hat-trick with the next goal at the Bernabeu. Click here to bet in-play.
    3/23/2014 8:26:28 PM
  • REAL 2-1 BARCELONA [realmadrid]
    Amid that goalfest, I didn't get chance to tell you that, rather bizarrely, Angel Di Maria had stayed down on the turf after joining in the goal celebrations for Benzema's face. He went off for some sort of treatment, only to come back on and set up that second.
    3/23/2014 8:33:45 PM
  • REAL 2-1 BARCELONA [realmadrid]
    Benzema should have had his hat-trick - Di Maria again with another dangerous delivery from the left - but Pique's on the line and makes a dramatic intervention. Moments later, the hosts wants a penalty for a Fabregas handball but nothing doing. Breathless stuff. 
    3/23/2014 8:36:18 PM
  • THAT'S A WEEKEND WRAP [football]
    Can every weekend be like this (ok, perhaps not, Arsenal fans)? The Premier League has given us a stonking 42 goals - only bettered by the 43 back in February 2011 - and we've had a seven-goal Clasico to go utterly gooey for. We'll do it all again in less than 48 hours because six top-flight sides are in action on Tuesday - not least the Manchester pair, live on Sky Sports. On Wednesday, Liverpool will try to keep pace when they take on Sunderland in front of our cameras and we'll have more live action from La Liga with tonight's rivals - plus Atletico. If that's not enough, Celtic could wrap up the Scottish Premiership title at Partick Thistle. We'll look back and ahead in the morning when our Sky Sports Today blog returns. Join us then - and thanks for reading.
    3/23/2014 10:29:29 PM
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