That applause spoke well of Deportivo's fans, of their support for the team, of the communion between the stands and the pitch -- and fans recently turned up at the club's training ground to offer their struggling coach and players their backing rather than demand their sacking -- but it was also a little troubling. Not only had the attendance grown to watch Barcelona, the applause said something. Something like: there's no shame in losing 4-0 to Barcelona, everyone does that these days. That's just the way it is.
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I thought this was interesting in light of Real Madrid's draw equating to a devastating loss and pundits claiming the race for the title is over already, with 19(?) matches left in the season.
What do you think of the "two horse race" situation?
Would you be willing for RM/Barfa to accept a cut in profits to make for a more diverse league, even if it meant more losses?
This article about Malaga's sugar daddy is also interesting and relevant. I have read things in the past about teams like Atleti trying to get matches during the day in order to be more accessible to Asian markets too, but I can't find anything now...
if you are coming in here to gloat the fat child knows where you can stick it