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Marcelo

26-Year-Old Defender     Real Madrid  La Liga      Full Name: Marcelo Vieira da Silva Junior


Brazil

Birthdate:  May 12, 1988    Birthplace:  Rio de Janeiro    Nationality:  Brazil    Height:  5' 8"    

May 3, 2015    Marcelo News

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Marcelo played 83 minutes as Real Madrid defeated Seveilla 3-2 Saturday.

Marcelo may have conceded twice and lost his clean sheet but did well offensively throughout. He delivered a game-high number of four crosses and made several incisive runs when he had the opportunity. The Brazilian was later replaced by Alvaro Arbeloa with seven minutes remaining.

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April 27, 2015

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Marcelo conceded twice as Real Madrid beat Celta Vigo 4-2 Sunday.

Marcelo looked off the pace for much of the game and lost his clean sheet after just nine minutes. He was often out of position in defense while he also didn't manage a single cross and completed just 31 passes.

April 21, 2015

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Marcelo is suspended for Wednesday's Champions League tie with Atletico Madrid due to a card suspension.

Fabio Coentrao is expected to replace Marcelo, though the former missed last weekend's La Liga match due to injury.

April 19, 2015

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Marcelo made a game-high number of tackles as Real Madrid overcame Malaga 3-1 Saturday.

Marcelo perhaps wasn't as offensive as he usually is but made a decent contribution at the back. He completed four tackles and also made a decent number of interceptions to break up the opposition's attack.

April 15, 2015

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Marcelo played the full 90 minutes and got a clean sheet as Real tied 0-0 Tuesday in the Champions League against Athletico Madrid.

Marcelo didn't have much to do defensively but looked threatening offensively throughout. He produced three crosses and a game-high number of five successful dribbles.

April 11, 2015

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Marcelo played 65 minutes and kept a clean sheet Saturday as Real Madrid easily defeated Eibar 3-0.

Marcelo kept his second clean sheet in a week after the midweek win at Rayo Vallecano. He hardly had to do a thing in defense though but did manage to send in four crosses in the times he got forward. The Brazilian however wasn't as influential as usual and made way for Nacho in the second half as a result.

April 9, 2015

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Marcelo kept a clean sheet as Real Madrid beat Rayo Vallecano 2-0 Wednesday.

The fullback had relatively little to do against Real's Madrid rivals, venturing forward on occasion and looking solid at the back. He produced one shot although it didn't hit the target.

April 5, 2015

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Marcelo looked solid and a threat going forward as Real Madrid beat Granada 9-1 Sunday.

The Brazilian had a very straight forward game at the back which allowed him to venture forward on numerous occasions. He supported many of Real's attacking plays and produced seven crosses in all.