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Foolish gamble or cunning appointment? Seedorf has it all to do at Deportivo

Clarence Seedorf has already seen with his own eyes the club Deportivo can be. He’s already felt the buzz and shake of the Estadio Riazor, and he’s already lived one of the most remarkable nights in the history of the Los Turcos, after he and his AC Milan teammates experienced the unthinkable on a crazy Wednesday night in 2004, when Deportivo overturned a 4-1 aggregate deficit in north-west Spain to send the Italian club crashing out of the Champions League. Skip forward nearly 15 years, and how times have changed….

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Villarreal 1-1 Deportivo: Andone snatches equaliser for visitors

Florin Andone’s late header earned Deportivo a precious point away to Villarreal in a closely-fought battle at the Estadio de la Cerámica. The visitors fell behind to Enes Ünal’s first half goal, but responded with ten minutes remaining to ensure a morale-boosting result in their quest to remain in La Liga. Deportivo carved out the game’s first presentable opportunity, but defender Raúl Albentosa fired over the crossbar after Adrián López’s intelligent pass found him free in the Villarreal box. Villarreal striker Carlos Bacca tested goalkeeper Rubén Martínez with a distant…

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Deportivo 1-3 Celta Vigo: Aspas stars in Celta triumph

Iago Aspas scored twice in the Galician derby to help Celta Vigo claim a deserved away victory against rivals Deportivo at the Estadio Riazor. Daniel Wass’ finish gave Celta the perfect start, and they doubled their lead when Aspas tapped in from close range. Aspas scored from a free kick to make it three, before Florin Andone struck a consolation for the home side. Before a ball was kicked, Deportivo were only three points behind their local rivals in the table, adding extra impetus to this derby match at a…

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