Athletic Bilbao appeared to steal a tie from the jaws of defeat with a goal in stoppage time off a set-piece header from their keeper, Gorka Iraizoz. After the initial frenzy, it was disallowed for no apparent reason. Malaga hung on to win, 1-0.
Like, there's bend, and then there's the wicked English Eliseu puts on this ball. The thing just decides to go completely sideways at the last moment.
Yesterday was supposed to be Real Madrid's. We were all set to write about Cristiano Ronaldo being maybe the most complete player in the world after a brace against a tough Galtasaray side. Or maybe about how the defending Spanish champs look a decent bet to hoist the Champions League trophy next month. Then Dortmund…