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Barcelona 1 Boca Juniors 1 (2-4 on penalties): Xavi’s team loses the Maradona Cup match as the giants pay tribute to the Argentine legend. Boca Juniors won the Maradona Cup by defeating Barcelona 4-2 on penalties in a match honoring the legendary Argentinian. The game ended 1-1 after 90 minutes at the King Saud University Stadium in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, as Boca came back from behind to hold Barcelona at bay. With a venomous strike into the top corner, Ferran Jutlga Blanc gave Xavi’s side the lead five minutes into the second half. But 13 minutes from time, Boca drew…

Anadolu Efes was defeated in overtime at home in the EuroLeague. In Istanbul’s Sinan Erdem Sports Hall, Barcelona defeated Anadolu Efes 95-93. ANKARA (Turkey) In a Turkish Airlines EuroLeague Round 13 match, Anadolu Efes were defeated 95-93 in overtime at home by Barcelona. At Istanbul’s Sinan Erdem Sports Hall, Anadolu Efes led 47-37 at halftime and held a six-point lead, 68-62, at the end of the third quarter. Sertac Sanli, a 30-year-old Turkish center, hit a three-pointer with 7:30 left in the fourth quarter to give Barcelona a 69-68 lead. After hitting another three-pointer, he made it 72-68. When Anadolu…