Brazilian club Palmeiras signs Paraguayan striker Barrios

SAO PAULO (AP) Paraguayan striker Lucas Barrios has been officially introduced to Palmeiras fans after signing a three-year contract with the Brazilian club. Barrios says he arrives with ''great expectations'' to succeed with Palmeiras, which is the Brazilian team with the most national titles. He said Thursday he is excited to join a club where he will ''have an opportunity to...
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July 16, 2015  |  Discuss

VIDEO: Uruguay and Paraguay Score Beautiful Headers, Draw 1-1 in Copa América Play

Uruguay and Paraguay faced off in Copa América group B play with both needing a win to automatically advance into the knockout stages of the tournament. Both teams battled hard and eventually the match finished with each team scoring just one goal apiece. Both goals were beautiful headed goals, and the first came from Uruguay’s José María Giménez in the 29th minute and it came...
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Uruguay and Paraguay draw, both advance to next round of Copa America

Uruguay failed to convert a host of chances as they were held by Paraguay, but a 1-1 draw was enough to see them into the quarter-finals of the Copa America. A rematch of the 2011 final was played out in rather different circumstances to the meeting four years ago with Paraguay sure of progression before kick-off and defending champions Uruguay needing a draw to be sure. They looked...
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June 20, 2015  |  Discuss

Paraguay, Uruguay draw 1-1 and advance to Copa quarters

LA SERENA, Chile (AP) Defending champion Uruguay and Paraguay drew 1-1 in their last group game and both advanced to the Copa America quarterfinals on Saturday. Jose Maria Gimenez put Uruguay in front in the 29th minute on a header, and Argentina-born Lucas Barrios leveled with his own header a minute before halftime. Both teams had chances in the second half, though neither grabbed...
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June 20, 2015  |  Discuss

VIDEO: Goals from Valdez and Barrios Lead Paraguay To Draw With Argentina in Copa América

Paraguay seemed doomed as after the first half of their first game of Copa América play they were down to the Argentines, 2-0. However, a mad comeback due in part to Nelson Valdez’s golazo and Lucas Barrios’ equalizer helped Paraguay draw level with heavily favored Argentina. The first Paraguay goal came with Argentina leading 2-0 and it was Nelson Valdez who delivered a laser...
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June 13, 2015  |  Discuss

Copa America: Argentina concede late goal to draw with Paraguay

  Substitute Lucas Barrios netted a dramatic 90th-minute equalizer to earn Paraguay a 2-2 draw against Argentina in their Copa America Group B opener in La Serena. Barrios - a replacement for Roque Santa Cruz with 11 minutes remaining - fired low shot past Argentina goalkeeper Sergio Romero after Paulo da Silva had knocked the ball down to his path following a set piece. Argentina...
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June 13, 2015  |  Discuss

Argentina concedes late goal, draws Paraguay in Copa America

RANCAGUA, Chile (AP) Argentina conceded a last-minute equalizer to open its Copa America participation with a disappointing 2-2 draw with Paraguay on Saturday. Substitute striker Lucas Barrios scored in the 90th-minute to cap Paraguay's comeback after Argentina had opened a two-goal lead in the first half. Sergio Aguero opened the scoring for Argentina in the 29th after intercepting...
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June 13, 2015  |  Discuss

Ligue 1: St Etienne stay in Champions League hunt with win over Montpellier

St Etienne boosted their hopes of a top-three finish in Ligue 1 with a 1-0 victory over Montpellier on Sunday. Max Gradel netted the game's only goal after 20 minutes at the Stade Geoffroy-Guichard. The result kept Christophe Galtier's side firmly in the hunt for a place in next season's Champions League qualification rounds. The visitors arrived looking for their first win on the...
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April 26, 2015  |  Discuss

Monaco's Champions League hopes fade after goalless draw vs. Montpellier

Monaco's Champions League bid suffered a setback as they were held to a goalless draw at home to Montpellier on Tuesday night. The hosts could only close the gap to third-placed Marseille to two points following their second straight draw. Indeed, it could have been even worse for Monaco, with Lucas Barrios missing a penalty for Montpellier early in the second half. Following a quiet...
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April 07, 2015  |  Discuss

Goal Lucas BARRIOS (73′) / Montpellier Hérault SC – Stade de Reims (3-1) – (MHSC – SdR) / 2014-15

Goal Lucas BARRIOS (73′) / Montpellier Hérault SC – Stade de Reims (3-1) – (MHSC – SdR) / 2014-15 Montpellier Hérault SC vs Stade de Reims (3 – 1) : Lucas BARRIOS (73′) goal. All Montpellier Hérault SC vs Stade de Reims goals in video. Ligue 1 – Season 2014/2015 – Week 29 Stade de […] The post Goal Lucas BARRIOS (73′) / Montpellier Hérault SC – Stade de...
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March 16, 2015  |  Discuss

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