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  • Real have won just one of their last 12 games against Barcelona – last season's Copa del Rey final, when Cristiano Ronaldo settled it in extra-time with a thumping header.

    Real Madrid v Barcelona – as it happened | Jacob Steinberg

  • Some of the earlier highlights packages have looked impressive, but as players in this game tired visibly in the latter stages of a match that went into extra-time, there were some horribly misplaced passes, and an awful lot of hit-and-hope football, especially from England – not because the players were women, but because they do not have the fitness levels of full-time professionals.

    Women's sporting emancipation could use a famous hot dog or two

  • Since the MLS playoffs do not use away goals as a tiebreaker, unlike the Champions League in Europe, a Red Bulls victory by a one-goal margin would bring about extra-time and the grim possibility of a penalty shootout, should the sides stay tied.

    Yet Again, the Red Bulls Are in a Desperate Spot

  • Fortuna Düsseldorf have a somewhat storied past after winning two German Cups, losing the 1979 European Cup Winners' Cup final to Barcelona in extra-time and spending over 20 years in the Bundesliga.

    The Knowledge: April fool! | Scott Murray

  • The Villa manager claimed his players had suffered because of their midweek exertions against Burnley in the League Cup, when they needed extra-time to get through, but he also accepted they lacked "imagination" and "creativity".

    Villa give Gérard Houllier little to cheer in draw with Birmingham

  • "The game went into extra-time goalless, and was still 0-0 with one minute left on the clock before the penalty shoot-out that would decide who was promoted when Osvaldo Jaconi, the Castel di Sangro coach, took off the keeper that had played every minute of the season so far and replaced him with a 34-year-old reserve, Pietro Spinosa," says Alan Edgar.

    Beers named after footballers redux

  • With the score delicately tied at 1-1 deep into extra-time, Crystal Palace failed to deal with a Garry Parker free-kick and as the ball was nodded into the penalty area, Steve Claridge "shinned a volley into the top corner".

    Beers named after footballers redux

  • Vega takes the cross in positive fashion. "30 minutes of extra-time?" says Andres Burel.

    Copa América 2011: Paraguay v Venezuela – as it happened | Jacob Steinberg

  • They took their chances, though and eventually deserved to win in extra-time.

    Copa América 2011: Peru v Uruguay – as it happened | Jacob Steinberg

  • It was Barcelona's first win in three games between the bitter rivals in 12 days after a 1-1 league draw and a 1-0 extra-time Copa del Rey final defeat.

    Messi Leads Barcelona Over Madrid

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