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Real Madrid has managed to recover from the blow suffered in the final of the Copa del Rey achieving qualification for the quarter finals of the Euroleague win at Efes Pilsen. But the importance of the victory goes further, since Messina are very close to passing as group winners, with the importance that this entails: the home advantage for the first time since the white team disputes the Euroleague.
The truth is that the Spanish group did not suffer too much to win the team Ottoman barely resisted during the first half, preventing your opponents from escaping on the scoreboard. We saw the couple together Tomic-Fisher and feelings could not be better. In addition, we enjoyed also the man who left off the team to Garbajosa: Begic. All in the day the Madrid showed that this year may finally be truly competitive in Europe and won by 60-77.
Sergio Llull was the rise to the occasion and did a very good game in attack, getting 17 points, as well as Ante Tomic, who remains in a state of enviable way beyond plugs and defensive plays that provides game after game, scored 14 points. In addition, Felipe Reyes, who is still sometimes very liable to faults that point (very severe), also added 10 for the white dots. Read the rest of this entry »
Osasuna’s player has grabbed more headlines recently is Walter Pandiani, after he staged a confrontation with Cristiano Ronaldo on Sunday, a game where Real Madrid unexpectedly lost 1-0 at the Reyno de Navarra stadium. After the duel, which is a blow to Mourinho’s team in their quest to match Barcelona in the league (he now has seven points), both players came close to blows.
Well, in a press conference yesterday, Pandiani not saved anything at the time of attack against CR7. Uruguayan striker said quote: “A Christian has a screw loose. You have to know where it comes from and be more humble.” Everything indicates that the Portuguese attitude has made it very uncomfortable, especially the derisive question asked in a half fight, about “the won.”
Real Madrid’s hopes of being crowned champions may have gone overboard. Are now seven points separating it from Barcelona, in the present circumstances are a world. El Reyno de Navarra was the scene of Real Madrid’s defeat at the hands of host Osasuna. Needless to say that it was an unfair result because the local sweat drop fat, supported throughout by her devoted fans.
One explanation for the low performance is the absence merengue or alternatively, low blood levels of two vital figures as Cristiano Ronaldo and Xabi Alonso. The Portuguese has reduced its speed and is no longer the whirlwind of past matches, while the newly joined Toulouse in the last half hour victim of a cold, and it was extremely surprising.
Already released the list of twenty players that coach Vicente del Bosque (newly appointed Marquis by King Juan Carlos) has called for the friendly match against Colombia, which will be held on Wednesday 9 to benefit the AFE. In the list we see that no major news or surprises.
As expected, contained no central defender and current Barcelona captain Carles Puyol, who was not present in the final game of the semifinals of the Copa del Rey against Almeria. The ‘Tarzan’ still suffering from the vastus lateralis tendinitis in his left knee, so it is wise to allow recovery.
Alves suffered a torn hamstring Grade I of the right leg in the league match against Malaga. Then the doctors predicted low ten days, a period that morning just met.
After missing the matches against Betis and Racing, the Brazilian side could return against the whole of Almeria. To do this, you should receive a medical discharge after the last training that Pep Guardiola held tomorrow before the game.
Striker Bojan Krkic, absent the previous day by a stomach ailment, also participated in a training normally has benefited from the presence of young Barça B Marc Bartra and Martin Montoya.
For its part, Carles Puyol and Jeffren Suarez, continue with the process of recovery from injury. Jeffren will be five weeks in dry dock for a broken left rectus femoris, while Puyol, with vastus lateralis tendinitis in his left knee, will miss at least, the next two games.
At the very beginning of the preparatory session, Xavi Hernandez, who turns 31 today, has received congratulations from Guardiola, who has been talking for several minutes. Then, all coaches and players gathered in midfield ovation for his saint.
Students in the South American champion, won 2-1 by South Korea’s Pohang Steelers, who finished with eight players in a duel at the end blurred, on Tuesday in the semifinals of Club World Cup in Abu Dhabi, so it will play the final against Barcelona or Atlanta.
Leandro Benitez midfielder opened the scoring for South Americans and ended the first half (45 +2) and completed a double in the 53. The Brazilian Denilson, who ended up playing in goal for expulsion of the holder, pulled in 71.
After five minutes, the Italian referee Roberto Rosetti showed the yellow card Taesu Kim, at 12 Kim Jung Kyum Re foul on Germain near the area, in 20 to Jae Sung Kim, in 22 other somewhat exaggerated platense captain Juan Sebastian Veron, and the 45 +1 Kyum Jung Kim.
That was just the first time in a busy meeting marked by the expulsion of three South Koreans.
Students was more dangerous, but the Steelers also looking to his strikers. In the 6th minute after a bad clearance from goalkeeper Shin Hwa Yong with a shot from Maxi Nunez, Mauro Boselli Chilean launched half came in the bottom right of the fence rival. The same ball headed just wide shortly afterwards (19).
In injury, running Benítez over 35 meters from the free throw after missing the yellow card that ruled for Kyum Jung Kim, the ball with great effect against Shin snuck him in the bottom right (1-0, 45 +2 .)
The second half began with student mastery of course, as far as no surprise that after a ball divided between Rodriguez and goalkeeper, who launched the first high Benitez appeared to score again from biased position (2-0, 53). Pohang coach Sergio Farias, began to rotate your cash.
The South Koreans were left with eight double admonitions Kyum Jung Kim (56) and Jae Sung Kim (72), and a straight red exaggerated Shing (77) for lack of a striker. With the changes exhausted, Denilson, who had scored in the dubious position of left-handed goal off, had to take the fence.
FC Barcelona resisted pressure by the previous victory over Mallorca and Real Madrid conceded five goals at home to Tenerife to preserve its place atop the standings with his eternal rival lurking just two points.
Barcelona gave no quarter to Tenerife in the last match of the day, with a triplet of Messi, Puyol a goal and an own goal by Ezequiel Luna, leaving the Blaugrana to 43 points.
Madrid was temporarily placed in the top of the table by beating on a snowy Bernabéu to Mallorca by 2 goals to 0. Kaká reappeared and Fernando Gago, who came to meet with Diarra.
Argentine Gonzalo Higuain opened the scoring at minute 7. Esteban Granero scored the second and last goal of the game.
David Villa scored the first goal of the Catalan team
Barcelona has achieved its ninth consecutive victory at home in the Spanish league on Saturday after beating forcefully to Deportivo La Coruna by 4 goals to 0.
Again Guardiola’s team has demonstrated its offensive power, and a net superiority over on its rival, which was shown on the network.
While Guardiola rested key players such as Xavi, Dani Alves and Busquets, the team might not be suffered.
David Villa was the 26 responsible for opening the can, while in the second half came the festival of the Blaugrana with goals from Lionel Messi (51), Andres Iniesta (78) and Pedro Rodriguez (80).
With this victory the club remains in the top of the leaderboard one week, and looks so you can make Madrid on Sunday against Villarreal at the Bernabeu in the game this eighteenth day star.
The Mourinho are required to win not to lose his footing against Barcelona, but against Villarreal if they have a face plant on all sides, and is playing very good football this season.
This Saturday there were two meetings by the 18 th day. Malaga had the victory in their hands, but finished matching 1 to 1 with the Bilbao.
Argentina’s Martin Demichelis was released with a header at 80 for the local people, while Javi Martinez at 93 just decreed equality for the team, “Basque.”
Intense game Real Sociedad Sevilla staged in Anoeta, with final victory of 3 to 2 for the Andalusian team.
The hosts went ahead on the scoreboard twice, first by Diego Rivas and then through Joseba Llorente, but Sevilla responded first with Kanoute and then with the Brazilian Luis Fabiano.
After an exchange of blows was the third goal of the Sevilla team, scored again for Kanoute to 65, goal was to become the game winner for Manzano.
Ozil celebrates the second goal of the white
Real Madrid loses no tread at Barcelona, after beating on Monday by 3 to 2 to Getafe in one of the meetings that closed the seventeenth day of the Liga.
Portugal’s Cristiano Ronaldo scored the first penalty of 11, after Di Maria received a grab in the area.
Minutes later the German Mesut Ozil at 19 put on 2 to 0 in the Coliseum, and seemed to begin to steer the team’s victory Mourinho.
Notwithstanding azulones not ceased their attempts on the goal of Iker Casillas, and was so Parejo scored at 28 discounts, to finish 1-2 last part.
A gift of 57 defensive ends in Getafe Madrid; third and second staff Cristiano Ronaldo, who began heading to sentence (3-1).
At 75 there was the entry of Kaka replaces Benzema, Brazil returned to the pitch after 8 months.
When the Madrid seemed to have controlled the match was a goal by Uruguayan Juan Albin at 85 to give emotion to the final.
Real finally took the 3 points and so continues in its pursuit to Madrid.
In the rest of the day 17 of the League, to highlight the Villareal win, 2 to 0 over Almeria at El Madrigal, a result that allows Garrido stay in third place. Catalá at 22 and at 58 Borja Valero scored the goals for the waterboarding. “
In the Ono Stadium Mallorca continues to climb after getting a solid win by 3 to 0 against Hercules, with goals scored by N’Sue, Casadesús and Pereira.
Atletico Madrid will not lift his head and it was not held at home 0-0 against Racing, while Zaragoza defeated 2 to 1 in the Royal Society with a goal by Braulio on the hour.
Sometimes it pays off moderate victimization if you conduct. There are times that leads you to shut behind award for the way of care. There are situations in which despite Midas you the best in the world, the breed you used to get out alive from the Camp Nou. Caparros Athletic did not lose the tie, while Guardian could not close it.
Since the Hercules, in early September opened the discussion (now outdated, of course) on the fatigue of the World Cup (won deservedly 0-2) had managed to score Barca in 22 official games played, only drawing three matches and accumulating 19 wins.
With Messi and Villa in the home dugout, the Basques were fed self-esteem and forcefulness to discount the minute with an outstanding order with a very well crafted and aid with the pride of a hobby that you just want his players empty, above all else. Bojan, Pedro, Xavi, Iniesta … one after another Barca trying to find the path of joy, but between the lack of fortune and ruined Iraizoz exceptional interventions culé embrace.
No gaps. The possession of the vessel was offensive (73 percent) but if that does not translate into goals … With such a scenario, it was overwhelming Xavi (official match played his 548, equaling Migueli), Iniesta could not find the path, Pedro was diluted (exceptional first part) and Messi and Villa, and in the field could not hole. Why? All tracks were completely overturned pass. With an ultra-defensive approach (the Athletic threw only twice), appeared to have multiplied the Basque players, which held her tongue in search of a big tie-flavored Christmas.
Twelfth Night will be spectacular in the Cathedral. San Mames burst in what will be the first test (one more) for the Pep in 2011, appointments that are not used to failing. Although not scored, make no mistake. Barcelona played upright and true to form. But someday was yesterday cut the patch and disabled the Athletic club.
Nolito four years at Benfica
Nolito cease to be a Barca player and Benfica will go to the next four seasons. Collect almost one million per season.