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Bayern Munich continues its domination

Thanks to a brace from Arjen Robben, Bayern Munich easily mastered (2-0) on his lawn red lantern Brunswick to continue alone in the championship at the 14th day. With 38 points, the defending champion always has 4 points ahead of Leverkusen, winner of Nuremberg (3-0) and 7 always Dortmund who brought victory (3-1) in Mainz.

Robben Flames

When Franck Ribery (coast) is not there, it’s Arjen Robben flaming! Faced with a limited opponent and very far from the level of the European champions Bayern outrageously dominated the first act and despite a few scares in the second half brought his record to 39 games without defeat in the Bundesliga!

Arjen Robben

Served by Mario Götze and Toni Kroos, Robben made the difference by opening the scoring after only 111 seconds of play to double the lead before the half-hour mark, scorer for the third time in a week after contributing to success Dortmund (3-0) and CSKA Moscow (3-1) on the European scene. …continue reading

Ronaldo and Ibrahimovic shine in qualifying

Cristiano Ronaldo and Zlatan Ibrahimovic showed they were ready for their match in qualifying for the World Cup when they were the offensive stars of Real Madrid and Paris Saint-Germain in the victories of their respective teams Wednesday in the Champions League.

Ronaldo’s two goals helped Real Madrid to beat Juventus 2-1, but the Portuguese star has been overshadowed by a brilliant performance of the Swedish striker. Ibrahimovic scored four goals – including one on a perfect long shot – while PSG crushed Anderlecht 5-0 in Brussels.

Zlatan Ibrahimovic

Bayern Munich, champions of the Champions League, humiliated Viktoria Plzen 5-0 thanks to two goals from Franck Ribery, and Bayer Leverkusen defeated Chakthior Donetsk 4-0. Real Madrid, PSG and Bayern Munich all dominate their respective group with three wins, while Manchester United ahead of Bayer Leverkusen by a point after a 1-0 win against Real Sociedad. …continue reading

Heynckes suggests his retirement and is no longer an alternative

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.

Jupp Heynckes

“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

Guardiola admits that he would not have won without Messi

The former head coach of Barcelona Josep Guardiola admitted that without the Argentine striker Lionel Messi, the Spanish team would have been different in full football projection.

“Of course. All great players have a huge impact in the case of Messi” in Barcelona, said the strategist, in the talk with the director of the newspaper El Tiempo, Roberto Pombo, which was published Wednesday. Pep, who came to Colombia to give a lecture on leadership and teamwork, spread praise for the Argentine player, who he said “has been a fundamental part” in his training as a coach.


“You have to do things to make you want the whole world, but the immediate environment. With Messi is the same: all you can say I fall short of praise”, said helmsman successful Spanish during the interview. …continue reading

Guardiola will coach the Bayern

Josep Guardiola will coach Bayern Munich from June 2013 to 2016, according to a statement released by the German club. Jupp Heynckes, technical leader of the Bundesliga, will be run next summer and will be relieved by former Barca coach.

Markus Horwick, media director of the Bayern, was announced via a tweet that tops with the word “Perfect”. In the text confirms that he will take over the team next summer and signed for three seasons, until June 2016. In the same communiqué announced that Jupp Heynckes, of 67 years, will end his career as a technician when he ends this season.

Josep Guardiola

In fact, Heynckes had made it known to the club, according to various sources, this would be his last campaign, and that accelerated negotiations with Guardiola when he pointed to England, because in a video that had asked the Federation of the country on the occasion of the 150th anniversary of his Foundation said that his dream was to ” run in the Premier”. …continue reading

The experienced coach Louis van Gaal is the new coach of Holland

Louis van Gaal was named Friday as coach of Holland as a replacement for Bert van Marwijk, who renounced after the clangorous failure of the selection in the Eurocopa.

It will be the second cycle of Van Gaal at the helm of the national team. Van Gaal said the head of Ajax, Barcelona and Bayern Munich, but failed to qualify for World Cup 2002when he led for the first time to the selection. The federation said the Dutch coach of 60 years signed a contract that ties him to the World Cup2014.

Louis van Gaal

“It’s the challenge that had been waiting for”, said Van Gaal. Van Marwijk resigned last month following the premature removal of the Oranje at Euro 2012, losing all three matches. Holland had come to Ukraine and Poland tournament with favorite poster after his performance at the 2010 World Cup, where they fell 1-0 in extra time against Spain in the final. …continue reading

The selection of Spain has the most expensive staff of Euro

If some petroleum magnate wanted to buy the most expensive team of the old world would have that to disburse more than 822 million dollars and would be carried the 23 players of the world champion. The team is a matter of Spain and its players cost on the average 37 million each one.

The German entry of statistics of soccer Transfer market reports on the prices of the participants of the Euro 2012 that will be carrying out in Poland and Ukraine since Friday 8 of June.

Players of the Spanish football team

According to the website, Spain is the most expensive choice, not just Europe but the world. In second place, is located that of Germany, with a value of 513.612.300 dollars, with Thomas Muller, player of the Bayern Munich, as its greater star. …continue reading

The Basel, ready to make history

The Swiss club can become the surprise team in the Champions League this season. Performances like last night denote the existence of the Basel different than we are accustomed.

Basel players celebrating a goal

The 1-0 was experienced last night at St. Jakob Park is no accident, but a new sign that Switzerland has presented this year to a team that is determined to make history in the top European competition. Away from paper testimonial that we had used the team’s third most populous Swiss city, the wards of Heiko Vogel, who had trained in the youth ranks at Bayern Munich, he was given a football lesson to a group Bavarian could have become Germany with a defeat even more comfortable. …continue reading