<![CDATA[FIFA.com - News]]>http://www.fifa.com/index.htmlenCopyright ©1994 - 2014 FIFA. All rights reservedMon, 24 Nov 2014 17:02:00 GMTMon, 24 Nov 2014 17:28:37 GMTFIFA.comFIFA.comhttp://www.fifa.com/imgml/rssheader.gif http://www.fifa.com/index.html13928FIFA.com RSS<![CDATA[Predict Your World XI for 2014, win prizes!]]>http://www.fifa.com/ballon-dor/news/y=2014/m=11/news=predict-your-world-xi-for-2014-win-prizes-2470482.htmlOur prediction game for the FIFA/FIFPro World XI 2014 kicked off today with the release of the Goalkeepers shortlist. Predict the World XI and you could win massive prizes. 

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Mon, 24 Nov 2014 17:02:00 GMT Area=Ballon d'Or Section=FIF/Pro World XI Kind=News Tournament=FIFA Ballon d'Or 2014
<![CDATA[Di Matteo: Revenge doesn't drive me]]>http://www.fifa.com/world-match-centre/uefachampionsleague/news/newsid/247/856/0/index.htmlSchalke coach Roberto Di Matteo has said that there will be no emotional attachment if his side manages to secure three points against Chelsea on Tuesday. The former Italian international was sacked from The Blues in November 2012, six months after winning the Champions League.

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Mon, 24 Nov 2014 16:12:00 GMT Area=World Match Centre Section=Club Football Kind=News Tournament=UEFA Champions League 2014/2015
<![CDATA[Demichelis: We must do better]]>http://www.fifa.com/world-match-centre/uefachampionsleague/news/newsid/247/855/6/index.htmlManchester City centre-back Martin Demichelis has said that the side must do better in the Champions League. The Blues will suffer a third group stage elimination in four years if they fail to beat Bayern Munich and there is a winner between CSKA Moscow and Roma.

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Mon, 24 Nov 2014 14:36:00 GMT Area=World Match Centre Section=Club Football Kind=News Tournament=UEFA Champions League 2014/2015
<![CDATA[The Best on a banknote]]>http://www.fifa.com/newscentre/features/news/newsid=2478446/index.htmlFIFA.com delivers you a football-related photo you won't be able to resist paying a second glance to. This week's shows a tribute to an iconic Irishman.]]>Mon, 24 Nov 2014 14:15:00 GMT Area=News Centre Section=Super Snap Kind=News<![CDATA[The FIFA community is growing daily! ]]>http://www.fifa.com/theclub/news/newsid=2477139/index.html 

Every day, all over the world, football fans are discovering, signing-up for and following the FIFA.com Club. Register for the Club and gain access to exclusive features, contests and games.

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Mon, 24 Nov 2014 13:53:00 GMT Area=The Club Section=The Club Kind=News
<![CDATA[Podolski: I'm not some clown who can sit out]]>http://www.fifa.com/world-match-centre/nationalleagues/nationalleague=england-premier-league-2000000000/news/newsid/247/850/2/index.htmlMon, 24 Nov 2014 13:18:00 GMT Area=World Match Centre Section=Club Football Kind=News Tournament=Barclays Premier League 2014/2015<![CDATA[Werder Bremen looking for fresh faces]]>http://www.fifa.com/world-match-centre/nationalleagues/nationalleague=germany-bundesliga-2000000019/news/newsid/247/854/0/index.htmlBundesliga side Werder Bremen are looking towards making new signings in the January transfer window. Their director of football Rouven Schroder has urged the board to react after dropping into the relegation zone.

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Mon, 24 Nov 2014 12:37:00 GMT Area=World Match Centre Section=Club Football Kind=News Tournament=Bundesliga 2014/2015
<![CDATA[Double centurion Di Natale still on top]]>http://www.fifa.com/world-match-centre/nationalleagues/nationalleague=italy-serie-a-2000000026/news/newsid/247/847/7/index.htmlAntonio di Natale found the net against Chievo on Sunday to bring up his 200th goal in 400 Italian Serie A games and his 300th as a professional. FIFA.com shines a spotlight on the likeable 37-year-old, whose bywords have always been loyalty, efficiency and comradeship.

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Mon, 24 Nov 2014 12:09:00 GMT Area=World Match Centre Section=Club Football Kind=News Tournament=Serie A TIM 2014/2015
<![CDATA[Play-off final still perfectly poised ]]>http://www.fifa.com/aboutfifa/footballdevelopment/women/news/newsid=2478466/index.htmlThe play-off final between the Netherlands and Italy continues to provide excitement, Germany triumph at Wembley Stadium and France get the better of New Zealand. FIFA.com brings you the latest international women’s football news. 

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Mon, 24 Nov 2014 11:43:00 GMT Area=Football Development Section=Women Kind=News
<![CDATA[Veh resigns as Stuttgart boss]]>http://www.fifa.com/world-match-centre/nationalleagues/nationalleague=germany-bundesliga-2000000019/news/newsid/247/848/7/index.htmlMon, 24 Nov 2014 11:21:00 GMT Area=World Match Centre Section=Club Football Kind=News Tournament=Bundesliga 2014/2015<![CDATA[Five goalkeepers shortlisted for FIFA FIFPro World XI 2014]]>http://www.fifa.com/ballon-dor/news/y=2014/m=11/news=five-goalkeepers-shortlisted-for-fifa-fifpro-world-xi-2014-2478424.htmlManuel Neuer, Claudio Bravo, Thibaut Courtois, Iker Casillas and Gianluigi Buffon have been nominated for the FIFA FIFPro World XI 2014.

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Mon, 24 Nov 2014 10:06:00 GMT Area=Ballon d'Or Section=FIF/Pro World XI Kind=Release Tournament=FIFA Ballon d'Or 2014
<![CDATA[Simmons: Women’s football has become unrecognisable]]>http://www.fifa.com/aboutfifa/footballdevelopment/women/news/newsid=2478432/index.htmlFIFA.com on the back of a sell-out crowd at Wembley to give her insight on how women’s football has transformed in the last four years.]]>Mon, 24 Nov 2014 09:55:00 GMT Area=Football Development Section=Women Kind=News<![CDATA[GoalControl-4D to feature at FIFA Club World Cup in Morocco]]>http://www.fifa.com/clubworldcup/news/y=2014/m=11/news=goalcontrol-4d-to-feature-at-fifa-club-world-cup-in-morocco-2478438.htmlMon, 24 Nov 2014 09:39:00 GMT Area=Tournament Section=Competition Kind=News Tournament=FIFA Club World Cup Morocco 2014<![CDATA[Bielsa, Gignac hail Marseille character]]>http://www.fifa.com/world-match-centre/nationalleagues/nationalleague=france-ligue-1-2000000018/news/newsid/247/842/5/index.htmlMon, 24 Nov 2014 08:54:00 GMT Area=World Match Centre Section=Club Football Kind=News Tournament=Ligue 1 2014/2015<![CDATA[Capello: You can always learn new things]]>http://www.fifa.com/world-match-centre/news/newsid/247/841/4/index.htmlFabio Capello spoke exclusively to ​FIFA.com ​about Russia's hopes for UEFA EURO 2016 qualification, his reflections on Brazil 2014, and working with the enigmatic Zlatan Ibrahimovic.

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Mon, 24 Nov 2014 08:27:00 GMT Area=World Match Centre Section=National Teams Kind=Interview
<![CDATA[Auckland City on track for Morocco with local success]]>http://www.fifa.com/clubworldcup/news/y=2014/m=11/news=auckland-city-on-track-for-morocco-with-local-success-2478389.htmlMon, 24 Nov 2014 07:53:00 GMT Area=Tournament Section=Competition Kind=News Tournament=FIFA Club World Cup Morocco 2014<![CDATA[Roche goes solo in the Puskás Award ]]>http://www.fifa.com/ballon-dor/news/y=2014/m=11/news=roche-goes-solo-in-the-puskas-award-2477064.htmlMon, 24 Nov 2014 07:42:00 GMT Area=Ballon d'Or Section=Puskas award Kind=News Tournament=FIFA Ballon d'Or 2014<![CDATA[Galaxy, Revolution gain advantage]]>http://www.fifa.com/world-match-centre/nationalleagues/nationalleague=usa-mls-2000000103/news/newsid/247/838/3/index.htmlMon, 24 Nov 2014 06:54:00 GMT Area=World Match Centre Section=Club Football Kind=News Tournament=MLS 2014 <![CDATA[Thijssen takes charge at Brisbane Roar]]>http://www.fifa.com/world-match-centre/nationalleagues/nationalleague=australia-a-league-2000000086/news/newsid/247/836/8/index.htmlMon, 24 Nov 2014 03:37:00 GMT Area=World Match Centre Section=Club Football Kind=News Tournament=Hyundai A-League 2014/2015<![CDATA[Racing edge River Plate to tip rivals from top spot]]>http://www.fifa.com/world-match-centre/nationalleagues/nationalleague=argentina-primera-a-2000000128/news/newsid/247/836/6/index.htmlMon, 24 Nov 2014 03:08:00 GMT Area=World Match Centre Section=Club Football Kind=News Tournament=Primera A 2014 Tran<![CDATA[Real Madrid to tour Down Under]]>http://www.fifa.com/world-match-centre/news/newsid/247/836/3/index.htmlMon, 24 Nov 2014 02:26:00 GMT Area=World Match Centre Section=Club Football Kind=News<![CDATA[More Messi history up for grabs]]>http://www.fifa.com/world-match-centre/uefachampionsleague/news/newsid/247/837/7/index.htmlMon, 24 Nov 2014 01:30:00 GMT Area=World Match Centre Section=Club Football Kind=News Tournament=UEFA Champions League 2014/2015<![CDATA[Rodgers: Reds playing without confidence]]>http://www.fifa.com/world-match-centre/nationalleagues/nationalleague=england-premier-league-2000000000/news/newsid/247/837/8/index.htmlMon, 24 Nov 2014 01:10:00 GMT Area=World Match Centre Section=Club Football Kind=News Tournament=Barclays Premier League 2014/2015<![CDATA[Mancini: Champions League is Inter's goal]]>http://www.fifa.com/world-match-centre/nationalleagues/nationalleague=italy-serie-a-2000000026/news/newsid/247/837/4/index.htmlMon, 24 Nov 2014 01:02:00 GMT Area=World Match Centre Section=Club Football Kind=News Tournament=Serie A TIM 2014/2015<![CDATA[Cruzeiro crowned Brazilian kings]]>http://www.fifa.com/world-match-centre/nationalleagues/nationalleague=brazil-serie-a-2000000078/news/newsid/247/833/9/index.htmlMon, 24 Nov 2014 00:49:00 GMT Area=World Match Centre Section=Club Football Kind=News Tournament=Série A 2014 <![CDATA[Marseille return top, Montpellier beat Toulouse]]>http://www.fifa.com/world-match-centre/nationalleagues/nationalleague=france-ligue-1-2000000018/news/newsid/247/827/1/index.htmlMarseille returned to the top of the French Ligue 1 standings thanks to a 3-1 victory over Bordeaux on Sunday, while Montpellier's confidence received a much-needed boost as they beat Toulouse 2-0.

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Sun, 23 Nov 2014 22:36:00 GMT Area=World Match Centre Section=Club Football Kind=News Tournament=Ligue 1 2014/2015
<![CDATA[Levante see off Valencia, Vallecano beat Vigo]]>http://www.fifa.com/world-match-centre/nationalleagues/nationalleague=spain-liga-2000000037/news/newsid/247/826/0/index.htmlLevante got the better of local rivals Valencia after a pulsating second half in the Spanish La Liga clash at the Ciutat de Valencia as the visitors ran out 2-1 winners and Alberto Bueno scored the only goal to give Rayo Vallecano a 1-0 win over Celta Vigo.

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Sun, 23 Nov 2014 22:10:00 GMT Area=World Match Centre Section=Club Football Kind=News Tournament=Liga BBVA 2014/2015
<![CDATA[Obi earns Inter a point, Cagliari hold Napoli]]>http://www.fifa.com/world-match-centre/nationalleagues/nationalleague=italy-serie-a-2000000026/news/newsid/247/825/4/index.htmlJoel Obi's second-half goal ensured the Milan derby finished all square as Inter Milan held rivals AC Milan to a 1-1 draw in Italy's Serie A, while Cagliari twice came from behind to register an impressive 3-3 draw against third-placed Napoli and Antonio Di Natale scored his 200th Serie A goal.

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Sun, 23 Nov 2014 22:08:00 GMT Area=World Match Centre Section=Club Football Kind=News Tournament=Serie A TIM 2014/2015
<![CDATA[Augsburg beat struggling Stuttgart, Hamburg win]]>http://www.fifa.com/world-match-centre/nationalleagues/nationalleague=germany-bundesliga-2000000019/news/newsid/247/816/2/index.htmlStuttgart were left rooted to the bottom of the German Bundesliga amid a chorus of jeers at the Mercedes-Benz Arena following a 1-0 defeat at home to Augsburg, while Hamburg moved above fellow-strugglers Werder Bremen thanks to a last-gasp 2-0 win in the 101st northern Germany derby.

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Sun, 23 Nov 2014 18:58:00 GMT Area=World Match Centre Section=Club Football Kind=News Tournament=Bundesliga 2014/2015
<![CDATA[Kuranyi brace boosts Dinamo, Spartak win six-goal thriller]]>http://www.fifa.com/world-match-centre/nationalleagues/nationalleague=russia-russian-football-premier-league-2000000024/news/newsid/247/813/0/index.htmlKevin Kuranyi scored a brace as Dinamo Moscow claimed a comfortable 3-0 victory over Terek Grozny to move fourth in the Russian Premier League at the expense of their opponents on Sunday, while Spartak Moscow saw off Mordovia Saransk at home in a six-goal thriller 4-2.

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Sun, 23 Nov 2014 17:54:00 GMT Area=World Match Centre Section=Club Football Kind=News Tournament=Russian Football Premier League 2014/2015
<![CDATA[Palace power past Liverpool, Spurs seal fightback]]>http://www.fifa.com/world-match-centre/nationalleagues/nationalleague=england-premier-league-2000000000/news/newsid/247/800/8/index.htmlLiverpool's season went from bad to worse as they let an early lead slip to lose 3-1 at struggling Crystal Palace with Dwight Gayle, Joe Ledley and Mile Jedinak turning the game around after Rickie Lambert's opener, while Christian Eriksen secured three points for Tottenham Hotspur.

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Sun, 23 Nov 2014 15:29:00 GMT Area=World Match Centre Section=Club Football Kind=News Tournament=Barclays Premier League 2014/2015
<![CDATA[Late Thai penalty sinks Singapore, Malaysia hold Myanmar]]>http://www.fifa.com/world-match-centre/news/newsid/247/801/3/index.htmlThailand exacted revenge for their defeat to Singapore in the 2012 AFF Championship final as a late penalty by Charyl Chappuis gave them a 2-1 win over the defending champions in their opening 2014 AFF Championship match, while Malaysia held Myanmar to a goalless draw.

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Sun, 23 Nov 2014 15:21:00 GMT Area=World Match Centre Section=National Teams Kind=News
<![CDATA[Di Natale hits magic 200-goal mark]]>http://www.fifa.com/world-match-centre/nationalleagues/nationalleague=italy-serie-a-2000000026/news/newsid/247/804/2/index.htmlAntonio Di Natale scored his 200th Italian Serie A goal on what was his 400th league appearance on Sunday when he gave Udinese a 1-0 half-time lead against Chievo.

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Sun, 23 Nov 2014 15:08:00 GMT Area=World Match Centre Section=Club Football Kind=News Tournament=Serie A TIM 2014/2015
<![CDATA[Reus to miss rest of 2014]]>http://www.fifa.com/world-match-centre/nationalleagues/nationalleague=germany-bundesliga-2000000019/news/newsid/247/794/4/index.htmlBorussia Dortmund's Marco Reus will miss the rest of 2014, including Wednesday's UEFA Champions League clash at Arsenal, after suffering his sixth ankle injury in a year, his club have confirmed.

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Sun, 23 Nov 2014 13:42:00 GMT Area=World Match Centre Section=Club Football Kind=News Tournament=Bundesliga 2014/2015
<![CDATA[Ancelotti: We want to continue run]]>http://www.fifa.com/world-match-centre/nationalleagues/nationalleague=spain-liga-2000000037/news/newsid/247/795/7/index.htmlReal Madrid boss Carlo Ancelotti was delighted with his team after they maintained their incredible winning run with a 4-0 victory at Eibar, with Cristiano Ronaldo, James Rodriguez and Karim Benzema on the scoresheet.

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Sun, 23 Nov 2014 13:24:00 GMT Area=World Match Centre Section=Club Football Kind=News Tournament=Liga BBVA 2014/2015
<![CDATA[Di Matteo wants Chelsea point]]>http://www.fifa.com/world-match-centre/uefachampionsleague/news/newsid/247/794/0/index.htmlSchalke coach Roberto Di Matteo has targeted taking at least a point when the Royal Blues host his former club Chelsea in Tuesday's UEFA Champions League clash.

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Sun, 23 Nov 2014 13:23:00 GMT Area=World Match Centre Section=Club Football Kind=News Tournament=UEFA Champions League 2014/2015
<![CDATA[Magical Messi pulls past Zarra]]>http://www.fifa.com/world-match-centre/news/newsid/247/792/1/index.htmlIn helping himself to a hat-trick against Sevilla on Saturday evening, Lionel Messi replaced the legendary Telmo Zarra as the Spanish league’s all-time top scorer.

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Sun, 23 Nov 2014 11:14:00 GMT Area=World Match Centre Section=Club Football Kind=News
<![CDATA[Reigning champions Roar sack Mulvey]]>http://www.fifa.com/world-match-centre/nationalleagues/nationalleague=australia-a-league-2000000086/news/newsid/247/790/4/index.htmlSun, 23 Nov 2014 08:41:00 GMT Area=World Match Centre Section=Club Football Kind=News Tournament=Hyundai A-League 2014/2015<![CDATA[Unbeaten Adelaide win, Sydney down City]]>http://www.fifa.com/world-match-centre/nationalleagues/nationalleague=australia-a-league-2000000086/news/newsid/247/791/0/index.htmlPablo Sanchez's quickfire double gave Adelaide United a fifth win in seven Australian A-League games this season away at Central Coast Mariners, the day after Sydney FC saw off Melbourne City with a hard-fought 2-1 win.

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Sun, 23 Nov 2014 08:21:00 GMT Area=World Match Centre Section=Club Football Kind=News Tournament=Hyundai A-League 2014/2015
<![CDATA[Happy birthday to you!]]>http://www.fifa.com/newscentre/features/news/newsid=2477874/index.htmlIn our regular Sunday feature, we preview the week's upcoming footballing birthdays, including a Russian hotshot, a Manchester United legend and an energetic Paraguayan forward.

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Sun, 23 Nov 2014 07:58:00 GMT Area=News Centre Section=Birthdays Kind=News
<![CDATA[Over a century of derbies]]>http://www.fifa.com/classicfootball/clubs/rivalries/newsid=890439/index.htmlMilan giants AC and Inter have been battling for bragging rights in Italy's most populous city outside of the capital for over a century, with the eternal struggle between the Nerazzurri and the Rossoneri fast approaching 300 games.

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Sun, 23 Nov 2014 07:40:00 GMT Area=Classic Section=Rivalries Kind=News
<![CDATA[Martinez: Osman a great ambassador]]>http://www.fifa.com/world-match-centre/nationalleagues/nationalleague=england-premier-league-2000000000/news/newsid/247/790/5/index.htmlEverton manager Roberto Martinez hailed the attitude of Leon Osman after the midfielder marked his 400th appearance for the Toffees with the winning goal in a 2-1 victory over West Ham United.

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Sun, 23 Nov 2014 02:02:00 GMT Area=World Match Centre Section=Club Football Kind=News Tournament=Barclays Premier League 2014/2015
<![CDATA[Mourinho: We've won nothing yet ]]>http://www.fifa.com/world-match-centre/nationalleagues/nationalleague=england-premier-league-2000000000/news/newsid/247/790/2/index.htmlChelsea manager Jose Mourinho believes it is too early to compare his current side with his title-winning teams of the past despite a record-breaking start to the English Premier League campaign.

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Sun, 23 Nov 2014 01:10:00 GMT Area=World Match Centre Section=Club Football Kind=News Tournament=Barclays Premier League 2014/2015
<![CDATA[Moyes begins Sociedad reign with Deportivo stalemate]]>http://www.fifa.com/world-match-centre/nationalleagues/nationalleague=spain-liga-2000000037/news/newsid/247/788/2/index.htmlNewly-appointed Real Sociedad coach David Moyes endured an underwhelming start to his tenure as the Basques were held to a 0-0 draw away to struggling Deportivo la Coruna.

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Sat, 22 Nov 2014 23:17:00 GMT Area=World Match Centre Section=Club Football Kind=News Tournament=Liga BBVA 2014/2015
<![CDATA[Messi: I never imagined breaking goal record]]>http://www.fifa.com/world-match-centre/nationalleagues/nationalleague=spain-liga-2000000037/news/newsid/247/787/6/index.htmlLionel Messi thanked teammates and coaches past and present after becoming the all-time leading goalscorer in La Liga with a hat-trick in Barça's 5-1 demolition of Sevilla. 

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Sat, 22 Nov 2014 22:38:00 GMT Area=World Match Centre Section=Club Football Kind=News Tournament=Liga BBVA 2014/2015
<![CDATA[Juve restore lead, Roma beat Atalanta]]>http://www.fifa.com/world-match-centre/nationalleagues/nationalleague=italy-serie-a-2000000026/news/newsid/247/787/2/index.htmlJuventus restored their three-point lead on Roma with a brace of goals in either half from Paul Pogba and a Carlos Tevez strike underlining the champions' credentials in a 3-0 win at Lazio.

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Sat, 22 Nov 2014 22:11:00 GMT Area=World Match Centre Section=Club Football Kind=News Tournament=Serie A TIM 2014/2015
<![CDATA[Shootout specialists take title to Salt Lake ]]>http://www.fifa.com/classicfootball/history/news/newsid=2477611/index.htmlFIFA.com recalls Real Salt Lake’s unlikely run to their maiden Major League Soccer title five years ago today as they barely squeaked into the play-offs but then triumphed over Los Angeles Galaxy to hoist the MLS Cup in dramatic fashion.

 
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Sat, 22 Nov 2014 22:05:00 GMT Area=Classic Section=History Kind=News
<![CDATA[Lyon miss chance to go second, Monaco held]]>http://www.fifa.com/world-match-centre/nationalleagues/nationalleague=france-ligue-1-2000000018/news/newsid/247/787/0/index.htmlLyon extended their unbeaten Ligue 1 streak to ten matches with a hard-fought 0-0 draw at Bastia, while Monaco were held 2-2 at home by Caen. 

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Sat, 22 Nov 2014 22:00:00 GMT Area=World Match Centre Section=Club Football Kind=News Tournament=Ligue 1 2014/2015
<![CDATA[Messi breaks La Liga goalscoring record]]>http://www.fifa.com/world-match-centre/nationalleagues/nationalleague=spain-liga-2000000037/news/newsid/247/783/4/index.htmlLionel Messi broke Telmo Zarra's 59-year-old record as the leading goalscorer in the history of La Liga with a stunning hat-trick against Sevilla.

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Sat, 22 Nov 2014 20:51:00 GMT Area=World Match Centre Section=Club Football Kind=News Tournament=Liga BBVA 2014/2015
<![CDATA[United edge Arsenal to go fourth]]>http://www.fifa.com/world-match-centre/nationalleagues/nationalleague=england-premier-league-2000000000/news/newsid/247/779/5/index.htmlManchester United moved back into the top four of the English Premier League with a 2-1 smash-and-grab raid at Arsenal.

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Sat, 22 Nov 2014 19:37:00 GMT Area=World Match Centre Section=Club Football Kind=News Tournament=Barclays Premier League 2014/2015
<![CDATA[Zenit beat Kuban to extend lead]]>http://www.fifa.com/world-match-centre/nationalleagues/nationalleague=russia-russian-football-premier-league-2000000024/news/newsid/247/782/4/index.htmlZenit St. Petersburg went eight points clear at the Russian Premier League summit with a 1-0 home win over Kuban Krasnodar, while FC Krasnodar moved into second spot with a 2-1 win over defending champions CSKA Moscow. 

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Sat, 22 Nov 2014 18:51:00 GMT Area=World Match Centre Section=Club Football Kind=News Tournament=Russian Football Premier League 2014/2015