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Karim Benzema, Sergio Ramos and Real Madrid are in trouble in the Champions League
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Real Madrid Is Walking a Champions League Tightrope

Real Madrid lost its first group match and very nearly lost its second, with big deficits and desperate comebacks not a sustainable formula for good fortune on the Champions League stage.

Finding Perspective Amid Chicharito's LA Galaxy Struggles, Unfulfilled Hype
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Finding Perspective Amid Chicharito's LA Galaxy Woes

Chicharito was supposed to be the next can't-miss star to take L.A. and MLS by storm. Amid a dreadful first season, can he make good on the fanfare that likened his signing to that of David Beckham?