Thursday, August 25, 2011

Champions League 2011/2012 Drawing Result

UEFA Champions League drawing had been held last night. As usual, there wil always be “hell” group, as well as relatively easy group. The drawing result is also lead to reunion between players and his former clubs. Here’s the review.

The defending champions Barcelona will met seven times Champions League tophy holder, AC Milan. Barcelona is also trying to breaking Milan’s record, being the last team to hold back to back champions. Their competing in Group H, along with them, two “new comers”, BATE Borisov and Viktoria Plzen. To be frankly, this group is likely belong to Barcelona and AC Milan, with BATE and Plzen are competing for Europa League ticket.

Wednesday, August 24, 2011

champions league play off 2nd leg match review

The UEFA Champions League play-off had finished. Several names are happy, while the other perhaps feel bitter with the result.

Arsenal coming from behind to beat Udinese at the Stadio Friuli. Both sides started at a high tempo, the stifling heat was having little effect on the pace of proceedings. Antonio Di Natale's 39th-minute header cancelled out the Udinese’s deficit from the 1st leg result, but goals after the break from Robin van Persie and Theo Walcott sending Udinese to Europa League, while they are going to group phase of UEFA Champions League Season 2011/2012.

Transfer Gossips and Rumors: Eto'o is Going To Join Anzhi Makachkala

The transfer process of Samuel Eto'o from Inter Milan to Anzhi continues. This is the hottest transfer rumors this week, after Fabregas issue had been resolved and Scheneider issue is still uncertain.

Anzhi is reported to have breached an agreement with Inter to buy Eto'o worth 27 million euros. Beside the amount they would accept, another advantage for Inter is, they can save on payroll costs of Eto'o up to 72 million euros, as budgeted if the players continue with them until his contract finished in 2014.

Tuesday, August 23, 2011

uefa champions league qualification match preview, 2nd leg game

Last night, the traditional name like Bayern Munich and Villareal are going to the group phase of UEFA Champions League. Along with them, Genk of Belgium, and APOEL of Siprus are also going to the next phase. Another team is Dinamo Zagreb of Croatia, who is ending their twelve years of waiting.

Tonight, another ten teams are battling for the ticket remains. Some traditional teams, like Arsenal, Lyon, and Benfica are still in unsettled position. Let’s talk about their chance to go to group phase of UEFA Champions League season 2011/2012.

Serie A Season 2011/2012 Review

This weekend, the Italian League Serie A Season 2011/2012 will soon be rolling again. The question remain the same, who would win the scudetto? Apparently will not be far away from the war two clubs from the city of Milan, AC Milan and Inter Milan.

Last season, AC Milan finally ending their eight years without Serie A title after finishing in first place with 82 points, six points more than the runner up, Inter Milan, which during the previous five seasons always win the Scudetto.

How about with this season? Here's the Italian Serie A Review for next season.

manchester united vs tottenham, late match review, Aug 23, 2011

It's another big game Monday night when Manchester United play home to Spurs. Manchester United won 3-0.

Manchester United and Tottenham playing at Old Trafford on Tuesday (08/23/2011) , the 'Red Devils' scoring their entire tally in the second half of game. Danny Welbeck opening victory with glorious header, receiving Cleverley’s cross on 61 minutes. On '76 minutes, after tick-tack passing with Welbeck, Anderson make MU lead 2-0. Finally, Wayne Rooney closing his team a victory party on 87 minutes with his header.

Monday, August 22, 2011

manchester united vs tottenham hotspurs preview aug 23, 2011 at the old trafford

With the game ahead against Tottenham Hotspur, Manchester United had to lose some senior players, especially at the back.

Rio Ferdinand, Nemanja Vidic, and Rafael certainly absent. Michael Owen and Javier Hernandez could not sharpen the front-line Red Devils. Manchester United seems to give an opportunity for their young player to shown their capability.

Friday, August 19, 2011

falcao's transfer gossips and rumours

Atletico Madrid FC Porto has agreed with the asking price related to their striker, Radamel Falcao. The statement was published in Atletico's official website that they had agreed about the value of Colombia's international transfer of players with Porto. This confirmation then dismisses other Falcao's transfer rumours.

In his first year debut in Europe in 2009/2010 season, Falcao finish the season with a career-high 34 goals in all competitions. The next year, he scored 38 goals in all competitions.

Big Match Preview: Arsenal vs Liverpool at the Emirates 19 Aug 2011

Arsenal welcoming Liverpool to the Emirates tonight for the matchday number 2 in 2011-12 Premier League season. Both sides have just gathered 1 point so far, after their draws last weekend. Arsenal's vs Newcastle was ended goaless, while Liverpool's against Sunderland was ended 1-1.

With Jack Wilshere is injured, Abou Diaby is still out, Johan Djourou still not recovered from his hamstring injury, and several other names. Obviously, Wenger will rest them in this match. Besides that, Alex Song and Gervinho are out for suspended, following the incident on the game against Newcastle last week.

spanish la liga dan lega calcio serie a schedule delayed

The first week of the Spanish La Liga, which is scheduled to roll this weekend, seems to fail accomplished. The reason is because the players would threaten strike if their demands are related compete financially unfulfilled.

A number of steps already taken to prevent such threats materialize. However the talks are conducted on Wednesday (08/17/2011) yesterday between the parties concerned did not produce a solution.

tevez's transfer gossips and rumours

Carlos Tevez is become one hot commodity that much talked about in the transfer market this summer. Tevez reportedly began to not feel at home in Manchester, the city where he lives today. It is more personal than technical issues in the field.

Some of the clubs reportedly interested in using the services of Tevez. Tevez's transfer rumours that  several bidders is interested to him. And Corinthians seems the be the most serious to hook Tevez.

nasri's transfer gossips and rumours

Samir Nasri's desire to leave Arsenal becoming closer to reality. Arsenal and Manchester City began to end the negotiations. Rumored, The Citizens will pay Arsenal £ 25 million to transfers Nasri.

Nasri joined the Gunners from French club, Olympique Marseille in 2008. Before playing for Arsenal, Nasri played 121 times and scored 11 goals for Marseille in 2004 to 2008. In the period 2008 to 2011, Nasri has played in 85 matches for Arsenal and scored 18 goals

Wednesday, August 17, 2011

Spanish super cup 2011

Given the results of the previous leg, Real Madrid was well aware that they needed to score first. This makes Real Madrid started the match with attacking initiative.

Confidence with superior speed of his midfielder and striker , Jose Mourinho try to use a through ball strategy to ruin defense of Blaugrana's side. As a result, in the first 10 minutes, Real Madrid have created threats in the area of ​​the opponent's defense, though not a really dangerous one.

While concentrate on attacking, the two Real Madrid central defender give too much space for Barcelona. Passes thorugh Sami Khedira, Messi, give a perfect through ball that split the defense Los Merengues. The ball rolled to the rapids between Carvalho and Pepe, found Iniesta. With a little touch, Iniesta successfully passed Saint Iker, 1-0 to Barcelona.

Tuesday, August 16, 2011

Real Madrid vs Barcelona 2011

This season edition of El Clasico entered the second game. As we know, the first game of running hot and tight, as usual. Somewhat different from the first edition of El Clasico 2011-2012 is the difference in the appearance of Real Madrid's performance this time.

Compared to last season, Real Madrid are now able to play aggressive and offensive game as a counterbalance of the tiki-taka style of Barcelona. In the last season, when they are playing offensive, Real Madrid beaten heavily by Barcelona. When they are able to equilibrate Barcelona's game, Real Madrid tend to apply the strategy of negative football, as a successfully applied when Inter Milan overthrew Barcelona in the Champions League semi-final of 2010.

In the first game, in the absence of Xavi, Barcelona looked a little bewildered.The battle in midfield to be less balanced. Mesut Oezil, Angel di Maria, until Sami Khedira getting more solid and mature, Real Madrid successfully mastered the game in the first leg then.

Real Madrid vs Barcelona 2010

Before watching who won the Spanish Super Cup 2010, let us look briefly into the feud between the two candidates, who are also sworn enemies, in last season.

If we remember, four editions of El Clasico previous seasons can be said, equal. Barcelona with two victories, while Real Madrid get a victory.While one other match ended in a draw. In terms of the number of trophies,Barcelona should be patted his chest, the European Champions League trophy and the La Liga successfully embraced Pep Guardiola's side. While Real Madrid get a Copa Del Rey or King trophy.

However, fundamental differences of the game from last season's edition of El Clasico is lies on the Real Madrid performance. Let's see. In the first match, Jose Mourinho was still puffed up with his squad's enchanting performance throughout the season, up to the match. This gives a good self-confidence for the team Real Madrid. With an offensive style of play, with aggressiveness and creativity supported by the midfield, Real Madrid challenge the defending champion of La Liga at the Santiago Bernabeu with the game open. As the result? As we know, Real Madrid humiliated by Barcelona. The score 0-5 was a valuable lesson for Real Madrid, and Real Madrid will be well aware with whom they are dealing.