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Here is Dani Alves just before halftime in the big Barcelona-Real Madrid game yesterday. Yowza. Alves and Co. just held on to advance in the Copa del Rey and this turned out to be the deciding goal.
Anyways, onto the morning links:
— Only one player was rated higher than Jeff Parke in these ESPN grades of the U.S. win in Panama last night. Parke was more middle of the pack according to MLSsoccer.com. Brad Evans also got mixed results.
— You gotta check out this Ultimate Soccer Draft over at SI.com.
— Here’s a good roundup of open tryout information for local PDL teams.
— Lastly, a pretty embarrassing own goal…