Brazilwill premiere the Castelao in Fortaleza, where yesterday still worked the excavators to tidy up the access, with the mission to seal his place in the semis of the Confederations Cup. Mexico, its opponent has moments of doubt, but the Tri, always gives to the five-face. In fact, the locals are going to take the game today with an air of revenge.
A little over a year ago, in the Wembley stadium, Mexicohurt to Brazilfor its last blow. The Tri deprived the Brazilians of the only success that they lack the win the final of the Olympic Games. Fourteen players from that game are quoted today in Fortaleza. Eight Mexicans and six Brazilians, notably Neymar, were called to be the star inLondon and they went home overshadowed by Peralta.
Luiz Felipe Scolari is a man of clear ideas and after beating Japan without discussion in the result, but detractors in style, will continue with the same plan. They will play the same as liquidated Asia champion the inclusion of Moura, who will take over for Oscar. The PSG player offered many more benefits teammate Chelsea. …continue reading
The European Basketball Championship will be expanded from 32 to 48 teams during the regular next season 2013-2014 in accordance with the request of the continental clubs, has announced in a statement of the website of the Euroleague.
“The twelfth edition of the Euro will have more equipment and more excitement. Responding to the request of professional clubs, the competition is extended from 32 to 48 teams in the regular season. Pass groups having four six members and each club will ensure a minimum of ten games”.
The statement added that another innovation for next season is that participating clubs will be divided into two regional conferences in the regular phase to reduce distances and cost transfers. …continue reading
After 112 minutes and 8 seconds of a spectacular game, the Chicago Blackhawks was imposed in the third extension to Boston by 4-3 at the first meeting of the Stanley Cup and take advantage 1-0 in the Final of the ice hockey.
The triumph of the premises are produced in the minute 12:08 the third extra time when a shot of Dave Bolland struck the leg of his colleague Andrew Shaw and misled to Tuukka Rask, the goalkeeper of the Bruins.
Bostonwent ahead 3-1 with a partial near the beginning of the third period with a goal by Patrice Bergeron when skating team with a lead of a man for a penalty on a player from Chicago. But the speed of the Blackhawks overcame the solid defending and Dave Bolland scored in the eighth minute of the third period and Johhny Oduya tied the game with three minutes left. …continue reading
Miroslav Djukic will take time within his first decision in draft and not another to decide whether the club offered to David Albelda renewal or, instead, to confirm that against Sevilla captain played his last game for the club’s Valencia. Djukic not be the only one with a say in the meeting today and tomorrow is to get with Albelda.
He also will be present and will participate in the decision the president Amadeo Salvo and sporting director Braulio Vazquez, although, the maximum leader has already made it clear each time that you have been asked by the theme that the decision will lay solely and exclusively in sporting aspects.
The Serbian coach will hear the position of Albelda. He wants to know his mood, his feelings toward the new project and also as can be seen from forces. Not wanting to cater to both the player’s age (he turns 36 years in September) and his willingness to add whatever his role in the team. Albelda, in this sense, has also issued opinions publicly and always stressed that “I do not want to be a burden to anyone, I want to add and contribute my bit whenever I want and count on me”. …continue reading
The Argentina- Colombiahad all the makings of a great game: two of the strongest teams in South Americaright now, names like Messi, who started on the bench-, Higuain, Di Maria, Aguero, Falcao … but the referee ordered a bunch of good intentions of both teams to landfill. He was wrong to nullify a goal offside law Aguero and poisoned the two expulsions meeting did not deserve red card.
Until the Venezuelan referee Marlon Escalante decided to expel Higuain and Zapata, the party maintained a vibrant pace. The two red marked a before and after, because the first 25 minutes were back and forth, with a daring Colombiaand Argentinavery vertically. Messi was on the bench, but the Albiceleste had above a trident lethal (Di Maria, Higuain and Aguero).
After four minutes, after a heel of Biglia came the first time inArgentina. Zabaleta burst down the right and narrowly failed to reach its center or Aguero or Higuain. No time just to react, Colombia saw as locals kept beating, this time after a measured pass from Di Maria, but Higuain failed in the hand to hand with the keeper Ospina. …continue reading
Gonzalo Higuaín said after the last League match that he wanted to leave Real Madrid and now is left wanting. Juevntus, Liverpool, Tottenham and Arsenal have been interested in it and the player admits that there have been contacts: “There have been offers. There are several possibilities, I hope that Real Madrid do the best for me and for them”, he said in a statement picked up by British newspaper ‘Metro’.
The Argentine striker spoke specifically of the possibility of calling at Arsenal of Arsene Wenger: “Arsenal? Football ago I could use. I’m still young and I still have many goals to dial. I want to go to a league in which to test me”, he said.
Higuain considered closed his time at Real Madrid and wants to seek new challenges: “I feel that my time is over, I want a change. Seven years were intense, hard, and bright. It was a considered decision. It’s hard, it was not easy, but I think I want to go to another club, new challenges”, he said after the match against Osasuna. …continue reading
Jupp Heynckes to coach Bayern Munich now, suggested today his retirement from football after his last season with the Bavarian club in which he won three to win the Bundesliga, the German Cup and the Champions League, but left a smallish door open to return: “I do not like the final word. I shall leave holiday and reflect”. He confirmed, though, that not lead to any team next season.
Heynckes, of 68 years, had been mentioned repeatedly in recent days among the candidates to succeed the Portuguese Jose Mourinho at Real Madrid bench. At Bayern Munich, Heynckes will be replaced by the Spanish Pep Guardiola. The Carlo Ancelotti ofMadrid should accelerate or look for a plan B.
“The last two years have been very intense. I have only lived for football and personal life is very short. I have not had or one day free last year. During the last few weeks I have noticed that I have reached an age where you can feel the tension clearly. I have been in an extreme situation. I told my wife last year that it intended to fulfill my contract until 2013 and I go. I have had offers from rich clubs. But the money does not a matter”, said Heynckes. …continue reading
The right side of the Real Madrid Castilla Juan Francisco Moreno “Juanfran” has confirmed his signing for Real Betis through your Twitter account, where has congratulated the Seville club “by its European classification”, conquered on Saturday.
“Congratulate the Real Betis. Next year we will enjoy together in Europe. Viva Betis”, wrote in the above-mentioned social network Juanfran, of 24 years and that comes with the charter of freedom because he just contracts.
The subsidiary captain of theMadridhas revealed Real Madrid TV that signed “long ago” its contract with the club side but has not “spoken anything because” he wanted to “finish off the season well”. …continue reading
The Brazilian selector, Luiz Felipe Scolari, aligned today to Neymar, Fred, Oscar and Lucas Moura together in the formation of attack of your team holder, in the first training match with view to the Confederations Cup.
Scolari placed to Fred as a battering ram, the only man fixed in the area, to Neymar opened by the left, to Lucas of far right and Oscar, as mean tip.
In the midfield used a double pivot with Fernando and Paulinho; used a line of four defenses, with Daniel Alves, Thiago Silva, David Luiz and Marcelo and gave as titular doorman to Julio Cesar. …continue reading
Florentino takes weeks publicizing their preferences to occupy the dock that morning will leave empty Mou. After losing the candidacy of Klopp (deciding the interesting German technician continue one more year in Dortmund), candidate for the Presidency of the club deck as an option to Ancelotti, B Heynckes and C to Villas-Boas.
The veteran coach of Bayern (68 years) is in an enviable position. He does not have less anxiety or need to gamble in a challenge which he has no secrets because he was the European champion of Madrid in 1998 (he finished with a drought in the European Cup in 32 years).
His environment tells us to Heynckes it flatters the Madrid might be interested in his services, “but asks for body win this Saturday a historic treble with Bayern and then leave the bench”. Robben, Ribery and Javi Martínez team played tomorrow in Berlin Cup final against Stuttgart (20:00 hours) and a triumph of the Munich would give to Heynckes a hat-trick that will leave Guardiola a nearly insurmountable slat. …continue reading