The second leg of the Copa del Rey round of 8 between Barcelona vs Levante large will take place on Wednesday, January 29, 2014 . With a 1-4 advantage in the first leg , only a miracle that will make Barcelona do not qualify . Sharpness can be Lionel Messi will grow back in the game this time . After years always score goals, it seems strange to see King Leo could blunt in eight successive Spanish League match . Not a problem because Messi nonetheless a vital role as a play maker with assists for Barcelona . In the Copa del Rey himself , he has scored 4 goals .
Tata Martino coach did not want to bother with the Messi circumstances . He was always confident , goal of King Leo will still be born . The interpreter Argentine tactics even more concerned with Levante . " They always make me uneasy. One might think , this game does not determine anymore . Though there are still 90 minutes . We should not give a chance for Levante to develop if not want to miss , "said Martino .
In the match , Barcelona was able to play back Andres Iniesta and Carles Puyol . On the other hand , the coach Tata Martino chose to rest Xavi Hernandez , Sergio Busquets and Dani Alves . This coupled with Neymar is still injured .
In contrast , in the opposite camp , coach Joaquin Caparros perform technical decision to not bring Christian Lell , Nabil El Zhar , David Barral , Simao Junior , until Xumetra . It justified in view of the Levante was almost impossible to qualify for the next round .
If the last two games the two teams with a good read , true Levante Barcelona also face difficulties . In 180 minutes , they made trouble for 135 minutes . This time , with exposure of tactics Joaquin Caparros with Lionel Messi placement slightly to the rear , the new strategy of the coach is there to save Los Granotas ?
11/25/2012 Barcelona vs Levante 0-4
04/20/2013 Barcelona vs Levante 1-0
08/19/2013 Barcelona vs Levante 7-0
01/20/2014 Barcelona vs Levante 1-1
01/23/2014 Barcelona vs Levante 1-4 Prediction : Barcelona 4-0 Levante .
Big match the 23 week Premier League 2014 will take place at White Hart Lane between Tottenham Hotspur vs Manchester City , Wednesday, January 30, 2014. There is a big motivation for the City which could make them want to win this game . Arsenal's failure to achieve full points for Southampton that will make Manchester City beat Spurs strive . Instead of nothing , three points will make them a Premier League standings while .
It is certainly true realized by all the Manchester City player . Although it will not be able to play Alvaro Negredo and Samir Nasri , City force will not be much reduced because of Sergio Aguero and Edin Dzeko could still maintain sharpness .
Meanwhile, the Spurs will be doing nothing at Emmanuel Adebayor in this game . In addition to its performance was crazy , Adebayor is also a player who discarded by the City . Hopefully, Adebayor will shed his frustration on the City in this match . Spurs will certainly play all- out in this match for the sake of replying massacres committed in their City last November . At that time , City beat Spurs 6-0 .
With the recovery of core players such as Paulinho , Vertonghen , and Sandro , Spurs certainly be hoping they can beat City in this match , though not necessarily to score a landslide .
The estimated Lineups Tottenham Hotspur vs Manchester City :
Tottenham ( 4-4-2 ) : 25 . Hugo Lloris ; 2 . Kyle Walker , 20 . Michael Dawson , 6 . Vlad Chiriches , 3 . Danny Rose ; 42 . Nabil Bentaleb , 19 . Mousa Dembele , 7 . Aaron Lennon , 23 . Christian Eriksen ; 10 . Emmanuel Adebayor , 9 . Roberto Soldado .
Manager : Tim Sherwood
Manchester City ( 4-4-2 ) : 1 . Joe Hart ; 5 . Pablo Zabaleta , 4 . Vincent Kompany , 26 . Martin Demichelis , 13 . Aleksandar Kolarov ; 25 . Fernandinho , 42 . Yaya Toure , 15 . Jesus Navas , 21 . David Silva ; 16 . Sergio Aguero , 10 . Edin Dzeko .
Manager : Manuel Pellegrini
Head to head Tottenham Hotspur vs Manchester City :
11-24-2013 : Manchester City 6-0 Tottenham
04-21-2013 : Tottenham 3-1 Manchester City
11-11-2012 : Manchester City 2-1 Tottenham
01-22-2012 : Manchester City 3-2 Tottenham
08-28-2011 : Tottenham 1-5 Manchester City Prediction : Tottenham 2-1 Manchester City
Madrid : Competition apparently not always bring hatred . It can be proved by the world's best player of 2013, Cristiano Ronaldo . The Portuguese national players claimed never to hate Lionel Messi , the Barcelona striker who in recent years has always been its strongest competitor . The new Ronaldo beat Messi again in 2013 yesterday . Previously , she has failed to beat Messi in the race for status as the best player world's , though has always been a specialist runner-up four years in a row , but Real Madrid 's players did not give up . Ronaldo actually motivated so that he could improve his ability on the field of green .
" The competition helped me to become a better player . Messi and I both want to be the best and we help each other to improve themselves , " said Ronaldo at France Football .
" The other players such as Luis Suarez , Andres Iniesta , Neymar , Gareth Bale , Diego Costa , or Radamel Falcao also has a high level of play . They increase the level of his game and because of that I have improved, " he added .
Ronaldo was named the world's best player in 2013 after defeating two strongest candidates , Messi and Franck Ribery . Although last year failed to bring Madrid champion , personal notes Ronaldo can actually be used as a measure of assessment in the selection of the judges of the best players of the world.
Together Madrid in all official event until last weekend , Ronaldo has recorded 226 appearances . Of chance , the 28-year -old player has scored 232 goals .
" I know that if you work hard and showed a lot of ambition , then I will be the best in the field . I always thought of myself as a professional person . Was my culture , " said the player who is familiarly called the Cr7 .
" I always learn a lot from other players like Gary Neville or Ryan Giggs at Manchester United and Raul ( Gonzalez ) and Michel Salgado at Real Madrid . I also learned of Luis Figo , Rui Costa , Deco , and Fernando Couto in the national team ( Portugal ) , "said Cristiano Ronaldo .
The match between Espanyol vs Real Madrid in the first leg of the Copa del Rey 8 2014 will take place on Tuesday, January 21 . Playing at the Cornella El - Prat , and continue to rely on 4-3-3 scheme , not necessarily Cristiano Ronaldo and his friends . can win as it did in the final game on Monday ( 13/1 ) then . Espanyol are now undergoing a positive trend with two consecutive wins . Coach Javier Aguirre is aware of Real Madrid is more intense , but he still hopes his team struggled in full before the second leg at the Santiago Bernabeu .
" We just hope still ' alive ' in the second leg . I mean , I hope we do not lose two or three goals . We have to play as usual , pressing either tight Madrid throughout the match , and the scores . " Real Madrid concede a goal only slightly in the league . As well against Barcelona and Atletico , a mistake will make them destroy you . They could have scored five goals without reply against Betis . " Said Aguirre who considers Los Blancos are on another level .
Coach Carlo Ancelotti , still considers Espanyol will provide a tight fight , but the most unique of course waiting for the courage of Don Carlo install Isco as a false number nine as promised . In this game , the possibility of Sergio Ramos will be rested after a knee problem that happened in Benito Villamarin . Meanwhile , Cristiano Ronaldo is not going to be rested . Of course also the ambition to improve the record a goal in the Copa del Rey that was not relevant to the status of a machine CR7 goals .
Head to Head Espanyol vs Real Madrid:
02/10/2011 Espanyol vs Real Madrid 0-4
04/03/2012 Real Madrid vs Espanyol 5-0
16.12.2012 Real Madrid vs Espanyol 2-2
11/05/2013 Espanyol vs Real Madrid 1-1
01/12/2014 Espanyol vs Real Madrid 0-1
UEFA best team is quite a contrast to the FIFPro World XI dominated by Barcelona . Bayern Munich which this year successfully obtain five titles , including the Champions League and the European Super Cup , becoming the largest team of players who put up the most . There are four players who attended Munich . ie , goalkeeper Manuel Neuer , right-back Philipp Lahm , David Alaba left , and midfielder Franck Ribery .
Real Madrid , who last season re- suspended in the semi-final , can still bring three players . That is , the attacker Cristiano Ronaldo, who in 2013 could have scored 69 goals . Then, the central defender Sergio Ramos . As well , their new signing , Gareth Bale , who in the first half of this year , performed brilliantly with Tottenham Hotspur .
PSG presents two players . In addition to center-back Thiago Silva is famous like a solid rock , there Zlatan Ibrahimovic is fitted with CR7 in a 4-4-2 formation .
Two last player is Marco Reus , impressive attacking midfielder in his first season with Borussia Dortmund . Plus , Mesut Ozil who still look good competitive when uniformed Real Madrid and Arsenal . Both also showed great appreciation of the voters against the German national team . Noted , there are four teams retainer APCs that enter the UEFA Best Team of The Year .
Here's squad list of UEFA Best Team of The Year 2013
Goalkeepers: Manuel Neuer ( Bayern Munich & Germany ) Defender: Philipp Lahm ( Bayern Munich & Germany ) Defender : Thiago Silva ( Paris Saint - Germain & Brazil ) Defenders: Sergio Ramos ( Real Madrid & Spain ) Defender : David Alaba ( Bayern Munich & Austria )
Midfielders : Gareth Bale ( Tottenham Hotspur / Real Madrid & Wales ) Midfielders : Marco Reus ( Borussia Dortmund & Germany ) Midfield : Mesut Özil ( Real Madrid / Arsenal FC & Germany ) Midfielder : Franck Ribery ( Bayern Munich & France ) Forwards: Zlatan Ibrahimovic ( Paris Saint - Germain & Sweden ) Forwards: Cristiano Ronaldo ( Real Madrid & Portugal )
The match between Getafe vs Barcelona in the second leg round of 16 Copa del Rey 2014 will take place on Thursday , January 16, 2014 tonight . Coach Tata Martino opportunities for Lionel Messi to go playing in the first minute . Will once again La Pulga be a victim Getafe ?
Barcelona went to this game with a 4-0 victory in the capital of the first leg . That is , it took five goals for the camp Coliseum Alfonso Perez to overthrow Catalan club , however , is never relaxed in mind Tata Martino . " This team is not going to play with caution after the first leg ( which was won by a landslide ) . We want to look like the first leg ended in a 0-0 draw , " said U.S. coach was quoted as saying .
Getafe were slumped after a record four straight defeats . Throughout the period of Diego Castro and friends . concede 13 goals . Nine of which occurred in the match against Barcelona . Is there a moment of awakening in this game ?
According to Martino , " We tried to prepare the game as usual . There was no room for disappointing . Sometimes , games like this can turn out to be difficult . We should try to get away with full force , regardless games played at 10 pm . " Lionel Messi has always been up in the last two games . Martino opportunities for La Pulga to slowly appear full . For him , the middle Messi prime condition . " The match against Getafe are his chances of featuring from the start . We will decide it before the game , but in general , he is fully fit , "said Martino .
The draw against Atletico Madrid last week made a seven -game winning streak Barcelona forced to disappear . Now , there is momentum to regain winning streak . Especially in the last five games against Getafe , Barcelona scored 23 goals .
Head to Head Getafe vs Barcelona:
04/10/2012 Barcelona vs Getafe 4-0
09/15/2012 Getafe vs Barcelona 1-4
10/02/2013 Barcelona vs Getafe 6-1
12/22/2013 Getafe vs Barcelona 2-5
09/01/2014 Barcelona vs Getafe 4-0
Madrid - Cristiano Ronaldo many accomplishments made during 2013 , which drove him to seize the FIFA Ballon d'Or . One of the most memorable was scoring four goals that drove Portugal won the 2014 World Cup playoff . Despite not winning a single trophy last year , Ronaldo was voted best players of the world 2013. He beat Lionel Messi, who is in second position and Franck Ribery who finished third.
Ronaldo did carve some fantastic records , mostly related to the individual 's ability very well . In addition to being top scorer in 2013 along with 69 goals in all competitions , CR7 also be sure when the break-out star of Portugal to the 2014 World Cup after beating Sweden in the playoffs . The latter was considered to Ronaldo as the best moment of her over the past year .
" I do not know if I have one more great moments in the appeal other moments in 2013 , but in fact there is , qualified for the 2014 World Cup . I said it because that's what I remember most and it was the most emotional thing , " said Ronaldo in interview with FIFA .
Aggregate Portugal beat Sweden 4-2 in the playoffs . Portugal Ronaldo scored four goals , while all the goals scored by Zlatan Ibrahimovic Sweden .
In early 2014 the new Ronaldo also chalked another great record after he scored the 400 in the official competition . Ronaldo can not mention when asked where the goals are considered most important among these goals .
" Every goal I score feels special . Goals whom it has a different meaning among other goals , to come in a big tournament or in the final round . However , everything is important - at least according to me , because ( goals) that are part of my culture and a part of me . I love scoring goals and it was significant in the victories we have achieved , " said Ronaldo .
Clarence Seedorf decided to end the long career as a footballer . Furthermore, the man from the Netherlands will soon occupy the coaching chair at AC Milan . " I am here to announce that I will be retiring after a career of 22 years , " Seedorf said at a press conference , accompanied by his agent Deborah Martin and Botafogo president Mauricio Assumpcao .
Seedorf himself in the last 1.5 years in the Brazilian League career with Botafogo and his name has been mentioned as a prospective candidate Milan coach Massimiliano Allegri after future speculated later . When Rossoneri Allegri decided to dismiss yesterday , rumors grew stronger and Seedorf even rumored to have signed a contract of 2.5 years to be allenatore club 's fashion capital .
Seedorf was immediately decided to contract with Botafogo in the middle of the road and to accept the proposal Milan . It is estimated that Seedorf will watch the match Milan vs Spezia in the Coppa Italia .
" The decision is difficult , but I am satisfied with the achievements during my career and what I have given here , in Botafogo , " I am happy to leave this team who have qualified for Libertadoreds and I left the club in good shape , especially in terms of mentality and spirit fighting . Seedorf said .
" Milan ? We will meet again . 1.5 years experience here has been to make me more mature and these steps will help me , that is as Milan coach , who hired me precisely and elegantly , " he said .
" I hope Brazil can do well in the World Cup and maintain their pride . Thank you , " as reported by the Italian Football completion .
Seedorf start his football career at Ajax Amsterdam and become the first player to win the Champions League with three different clubs , namely Ajax (1995 ) , Real Madrid (1997 ) , and Milan ( 2003 and 2007 ) .
Madrid: Real Madrid fans can not wait. Approximately 80 thousand Madridista packed stadium. Some of them are getting fed up waiting yet still carry a sense of curious to see the new players on this one. Who else if not the star Cristiano Ronaldo, the most expensive footballer World wide highway. July 6, 2009 be a historic day for Los Blancos. Ronaldo recorded in the pages of history of Madrid came and introduced at the Santiago Bernabeu. The event was held welcoming the star is very festive. A large stage stand for the former Manchester United star. The Madridista want to listen to the first words of Cristiano Ronaldo as the new Madrid player.
President Florentino Perez, Madrid legend Alfredo Di Stefano and Eusebio Portugal football icon is present. These three important figures on the stage and waited for the stars who have come out of the dressing room.
"We are all here to welcome a player. Player who would become an icon and symbol. Player who will become a hero in a new era of Madrid. Please welcome, Cristiano Ronaldo!" Perez said.
Suddenly the whole stadium Santiago Bernabeu stands and so excited. They can not wait. The players stepped gallantly. He stood up straight out of the alley player. The smile never left her face. He kept waving Madridsta. Ronaldo was so happy because finally achieved his dream of strengthening Madrid. Many times he kissed symbol on his shirt of Los Blancos. He also show ability with the ball that it provides. After being around the stadium, Ronaldo finally took the stage. "Hala Madrid!" cried the Madridista immediately greeted by thunderous.
"It was a spectacular day for me. I am very happy. To me this is a dream come true. On several occasions I have always said that my dream is to play at Real Madrid. I want to be here and do whatever it takes to help this team," he said .
Cristiano Ronaldo 2 Records on First Day in Real Madrid
The first day in New Madrid, Ronaldo immediately make 2 new records. First, the presence of 80 thousand Madridista when he was introduced to break the record supporting that welcomed Diego Maradona Napoli at the San Paolo in 1984.
Currently there are 75 thousand people welcomed the move Maradona from Barcelona to Napoli. When Ricardo Kaka introduced the previous day, the amount present Madridista only 55 thousand.
"I do not expect to be fully charged stage like this. Absolutely incredible. I feel honored. Thank you very much," said Ronaldo. A few hours before it was introduced, he also set a record as the world's most expensive player. He formally purchased Madrid from Manchester United for a transfer fee of 80 million pounds, or around Rp 1.5 trillion. Ronaldo also signed a contract for six years.
Cristiano Ronaldo is Replace Successor Raul Gonzalez
In his first season, Ronaldo used to wear the number 7 was still wearing the number 9. He did not want to disturb Raul who was a captain of Los Blancos. Ronaldo is quite a hit in the season premiere. Although not giving Madrid the trophy, but he was able to score 33 goals in 35 games.
In the second season, Raul chose to leave Madrid. He felt his era was over. Icon Madrid was also wanted Ronaldo finished his successor. He left the number 7 to the Portuguese players. CR7 also replied with confidence Raul appear more brilliantly. Under Jose Mourinho, he led Los Blancos' Copa del Rey winners. Note Ronaldo better record, which stood at 53 goals in 54 games.
In the next two seasons, Ronaldo also donated trophies La Liga and the Spanish Super Cup. In essence, he ceaselessly scored a lot of goals that helped Madrid win. Not just give Los Blancos glory, but a barrage of goals Ronaldo was also made broke many records. Starting from the European record to record in the club itself.
This is Cristiano Ronaldo Records up to January 2014:
Cristiano Ronaldo Record on Europe:
The only player who won the European Golden Shoe in two different leagues
The first player to score 40 goals in two consecutive seasons
Scorer in six consecutive games in the Champions League (equivalent Marouane Chamakh and Burak Yılmaz)
Cristiano Ronaldo Record in the Premier League:
Top scorer (31) to win the Premier League Golden Boot in 38 games (equal Alan Shearer)
Has the highest shot accuracy to win the Premier League Golden Boot (equivalent Didier Drogba)
Cristiano Ronaldo Record in the Spanish league La Liga:
The first player to score against all the teams in La Liga
The first player to score in six consecutive El Clasico match
First player to score 20 goals in a season away
The fastest player to score 150 goals in La Liga
Top scorer (9) in three consecutive games of La Liga (equivalent Laszlo Kubala, Mundo, and Campanal)
Cristiano Ronaldo Record at Real Madrid: Madrid top scorer in all competitions in one season (60 goals)
Madrid top scorer in a season in La Liga (46 goals) Madrid top scorer in the Champions League in one season (12 goals)
Printer highest Madrid hat-trick in a season (7 hat-trick)
Madrid fastest player to reach 50 goals in La Liga
Madrid fastest player to reach 100 goals in La Liga
Madrid fastest player to reach 150 goals in La Liga
Madrid fastest player to reach 200 official goals
Madrid player with the highest goal ratio (1.08)
The first Madrid player to score in his first four games
The first Madrid player to score more than 30 goals in three consecutive seasons
Madrid's top scorer in five consecutive games (14 goals)
Cristiano Ronaldo in Portugal national team record: Portugal's top scorer (6) in the European Cup (equivalent Nuno Gomes)
Portugal players who most often appeared in the World Cup (the equivalent of 11 times Sabrosa Simao)
Portugal is the youngest player to reach 100 caps (27 years, 8 months, 11 days)
Records and achievements that will especially inscribed the star? Feast of the 2014 World Cup in Brazil will be a Proof Ronaldo being the best. We wait for the action of Cristiano Ronaldo.
AC Milan coach position was vacant after the club sacked Massimiliano Allegri . Two candidates were immediately appear to replace Allegri . Both are Clarence Seedorf and Filippo Inzaghi is none other than former Milan player himself . Seedorf is already strongly associated allenatore Milan will be in the next season or when Allegri's contract is up at the end of this season . Because it turns Allegri had to stop earlier , Seedorf reportedly was ready to train faster Rossoneri . Seedorf is still currently playing in the Brazilian club , Botafogo , but he could move at any time without penalty if the saw gets contract clause there .
" There is a clause that states that Clarence Botafogo could leave at any time without the penalty , unless he went to play for another club , " said Deborah Martin , a representative of the camp Seedorf .
Meanwhile , Milan management also did not rule out the possibility for Pippo Inzaghi to coach the senior team until the end of the season . Pippo itself now is the Milan youth team coach . It may be that management Milan already have a scenario to allow Pippo coached the senior team until the end of the season to then give the job to Seedorf at the start of next season . Milan itself is currently temporarily handled by Mauro Tassotti .
Milan - AC Milan finally decided to fire coach Massimiliano Allegri of seats . Less impressive performance shown by the Rossoneri this season be the main cause . When a visit to the stables continued Sassuolo in the Italian league on Monday ( 01/13/2014 ) , Milan who had superior twice , must defeat with a final score of 3-4 . Quat -trick packaged by Domenico Berardi be the cause of defeat I Diavolo Rosso .
As a result of that defeat, Milan is currently stuck in the top 11 Italian league standings , which stood at 22 points . They were just a set of points is six points clear of the red zone inhabitant . The result , one of the sources in Milan have given leaked to the media in Italy , the Italian Football , that the club would make a decision on the fate Allegri Monday .
Questions about the fate of Milan coach Allegri finally missed after Milan 's official website announced the dismissal Allegri . " AC Milan announces that the decision applies directly Massimiliano Allegri and his staff dismissed as first team coach , " said Milan 's official website .
" AC Milan would like to thank you for Allegri and his staff for all the things that have been done , and hopefully they can achieve success . " For a while Mauro Tassotti will be assigned to lead the team , "added the statement .
Allegri came to Milan in June 2010 . In his first season , he managed to present the Scudetto for Milan . In the second and third season , Allegri also took his team sat in the position according to age is in the Milan bench , but in the fourth season , Milan has decreased dramatically under the Livorno -born coach . Allegri has actually been agreed to be removed at the end of the season , but the dismissal was happening faster and now makes Milan must immediately find a replacement .
Few people believe Arsenal would be a serious challenger to the Premier League , following a 1-3 defeat of Aston Villa in the opening match of the season . In the first week of the Premier League game ( 17/08/2013 ) , the Villa embarrass the hosts with two goals from Christian Benteke , and Luna . Grain goals the Gunners birth of Olivier Giroud . In subsequent trips , the strength of Arsene Wenger team finished doubled . Now , confident they travel to Villa Park with ambition reclaim the top standings of the hands of Manchester City .
The Citizens steal the throne after defeating the host while Newcastel United's two goals without reply . Manuel Pellegrini 's troops lead with 47 points from 21 matches . Arsenal are currently in third place with 45 points from 20 times a game , could reclaim the throne when brushing Aston Villa .
This action is also so perfect moment to avenge the defeat in the opener last season . Arsene Wenger will rely on the tall striker Olivier Giroud , who has just recovered from an injury and missed the last two games . Giroud so far the club's top scorers with eight goals . " He must first break , and I 'm sure he 'll be back with more fresh , and ready to score again , " said Wenger .
" Is he scored or not , his presence is still very important because he is a crucial part of the team . Ours is a collective team , and each player can score , " said the French coach .
Following injury to Theo Walcott to be pulled up to six months , and Nicklas Bendtner is also an ankle injury , Wenger was out of stock for the front lines . but the coach believes the return of Lukas Podolski would be a solution . " If there is a player with the accuracy of the shot is very accurate , it was the one Podolski . To my eyes , it was the final finisher I've ever seen , " said Wenger praised the German striker . " If you 're fit , he can play in a central position . If physically he is ready , then of course the presence of Podolski would be very helpful , " said Wenger .
Arsenal will also lose the Wales midfielder , Aaron Ramsey , Alex Oxlade - Chamberlain but the possibility can graze pulled back after five months due to knee problems .
Meanwhile, the Villa manager , Paul Lambert hopes his team can repeat the upset victory at the Emirates Stadium . Although , of course, hopes it somewhat difficult to realize because they have a poor home record . Villa have only ever won twice at Villa Park in the Premier League event this season . They also ridiculed the supporters last weekend after a surprise cut off Sheffield United in the FA Cup .
In addition, Arsenal have a brilliant record at Villa Park . They have not lost there since December 1998 , packing seven wins and seven series . "Admittedly , no one dared predict we could beat Arsenal today . They have classy players like Mesut Ozil , and a fantastic coach Arsene Wenger , " said
He just asked his players to play with a loose , carefree , in order to perform to the maximum . " We have to play with without a load . We also have to be good at playing without the ball , keep the position in the discipline . I know , we could hurt them if we play with creative , " said Lambert .
Forces Villa is quite complete in this prestigious game . Brad Guzan , and Gabby Agbonlahor is fit and ready to re-sod . The only player whose condition pillar captain Ron Vlaar is dubious .
Aston Villa ( 4-4-2 ) : Guzan ; Lowton , Vlaar , Clark , Luna ; Bacuna , Westwood , Delph , Weimann ; Benteke , Agbonlahor . Reserves : J Steer , A. Tonev , J. Bowery , J. Donacien , K. El Ahmadi , Y. Sylla , G. Gardner
Coach : Paul Lambert Arsenal ( 4-2-3-1 ) : Szczesny ; Sagna , Mertesacker , Koscielny , Monreal ; Arteta , Flamini ; Rosicky , Wilshere , Cazorla ; Giroud . Reserves : T. Vermaelen , M. Özil , C. Jenkinson , Chu - Young Park , E. Viviano , L. Podolski , S Gnabry Coach : Arsene Wenger
Cristiano Ronaldo is certain to be the winner of the Ballon d'Or 2013. So that was claimed by the Madrid daily Marca . Portugal winger is even rumored to have known his status as the best player in the world since last week . Announcement of the winner of the Ballon d'Or in 2013 is a new place on Monday, January 13, 2014 at the Kongresshaus , Zurich , however, who triumphed information already leaked into the hands of Marca . The Spanish daily claims , Cristiano Ronaldo voting collect more than two competitors , Franck Ribery and Lionel Messi .
Cristiano Ronaldo will be the first to win the Ballon d'Or Lionel Messi aside , since the title given were merged with France Football title FIFA world best player . For Ronaldo , this is his second title in 2008 .
Mentioned Marca , who recorded 69 goals by Cristiano Ronaldo, is the key reason for feasibility best won universal . This greatness overtake Lionel Messi reputation is touted to have a good reputation among national team captains and coaches of various countries . As well , make people ' forget ' the status of Franck Ribery involved in a five- round title Bayern Munich in 2013 .
Cristiano Ronaldo is already getting word that he was the winner of the Ballon d'Or , will travel to Zurich next of kin . Plus , Irina Shayk lover and agent, Jorge Mendes . In addition , the group Real Madrid are also in attendance was Florentino Perez , Emilio Butragueño , Zinedine Zidane , and Sergio Ramos .
Newcastle - Newcastle United manager , Alan Pardew , cold sweating ahead of the Premier League game against Manchester City , Sunday ( 12/1 ) , at St . James Park . Pardew concerned Alvaro Negredo will make the Citizens won a landslide victory . Negredo was in the spotlight this week after scoring a hat-trick against West Ham United in the League Cup and bring the Citizens win by half a dozen goals .
In his first season in the Premier League , the striker nicknamed The Beast has collected eight goals . Overall, of 29 appearances in all competitions , Negredo has scored 29 goals . Negredo made a slick performance Pardew Newcastle equate with legendary striker Alan Shearer . According to Pardew , similarities with Shearer looks at all assets owned Negredo , such as speed and strength .
" It was a brilliant decision to include him in the team every week because you will find a consistent performance , as this club was when Alan was still there , " said Pardew told Sky Sports .
Manchester City play maker Samir Nasri also be amazed by Negredo . Nasri calls Negredo as the best buy of the season . The reason , The Beast has qualified a top class striker in the modern era of football . " I think he is a complete striker , " said the Frenchman .
Negredo notch eight goals are part of the 57 goals that have been printed City from 20 matches so far . however, Nasri was not at all surprised at how easy the Citizens came into the game . Contributing factor is the quality of the attackers City .
" This season we have the identity and philosophy of the way we play , it's a big change . I think we will be more easy to score goals and beat the record held by Chelsea or Manchester United , " said the former Arsenal .
Of the last 11 Premier League matches , City have scored 38 goals . That is , the average squad Manuel Pellegrini scored 3.5 goals per game .
Newcastle goalkeeper will not be a difficult case . In the first meeting this season they shave the Magpies four goals without reply .
Pardew was able to stem the aggressiveness of his pessimistic City . Moreover, the Magpies suffered a crisis in defense . Team captain , Fabricio Coloccini , to be sidelined with a knee injury , while Mathieu Debuchy lead ban .
" The goal record they really remarkable , we can not lie , we were worried about that. I wish I could show such performance against Arsenal recently . If we can do that , we have a chance to win , " said Pardew in nufc . co.uk.
City have not lost the last 14 Premier League duel with Newcastle . They always win in the last eight clash . Newcastle 's last victory occurred in September 2005 . When the single goal of Michael Owen bring Graeme Souness care squad win over Stuart Pearce's squad care .
" The atmosphere in the team is very good because a lot of great moments that happened recently . , But we still were in mid-season and is very important to end the season on a great achievement . Additionally it is important that we continue to play well , " said City Manager Manuel Pellegrini , who was just elected as the Premier League's best manager in December 2013.
Estimated Players lineup Newcastle United vs Manchester City :
Liverpool have a good enough record to the stable every time Stoke City , Britannia Stadium , but at week 21 Premier League on Sunday ( 01/12/2014 ) , Liverpool can remove a series of poor results are due to have a Steven Gerrard is ready to explode . For Liverpool , the Britannia Stadium is like a catastrophe . In the Premier League stage , the Reds have never won there since November 1984 . Last season Liverpool's 1-3 defeat . Bring home the victory was not easy for Liverpool as Stoke are unbeaten in seven league games at home last .
The Potters meeting record with five teams in the Premier League this season was enough to make my skin crawl the Reds ; beat Chelsea and draw against Manchester City and Everton , but the Liverpool camp ahead of the trip to get the talisman Britannia Stadium . Team captain , Steven Gerrard , is back to play after recovering from a hamstring injury early December . Gerrard appeared for 76 minutes when faced Oldham Athletic in the FA Cup last week . This season Gerrard indicates that he has not been exhausted . Treading 33 years Gerrard has created six assists and three goals in the Premier League .
Gerrard 's performance also received recognition from teammate Philippe Coutinho . " This year, Gerrard was incredible , " said Coutinho to liverpoolfc . Gerrard back in a timely manner . Competition in the top four Premier League standings tighter .
Liverpool are up to the 20th week in fourth just six points adrift of the top standings , Arsenal . Entering the second half of the season 2013/14 Gerrard became more ambitious first Premier League trophy in his football career .
" If I could add to the Premier League trophy in my collection then it would probably be my best day in addition to the birth of my children . Winning the Premier League was probably almost at the top of the Champions League because it's the only that I've never achieved , " said Gerrard told Sky Sports .
Estimated Lineups Stoke vs Liverpool:
Stoke ( 4-2-3-1 ) : 22 . Jack Butland ; 20 . Geoff Cameron , 17 . Ryan Shawcross , 12 . Marc Wilson , 3 . Erik Pieters ; 6 . Glenn Whelan , 15 . Steven Nzonzi ; 16 . Charlie Adam , 19 . Jonathan Walters , 10 . Marko Arnautovic ; 25 . Peter Crouch . Manager : Mark Hughes
Liverpool ( 4-3-3 ) : 22 . Simon Mignolet ; 2 . Glen Johnson , 37 . Martin Skrtel , 17 . Mamadou Sakho , 20 . Aly Cissokho ; 21 . Lucas Leiva , 14 . Jordan Henderson , 8 . Steven Gerrard ; 10 . Philippe Coutinho , 31 . Raheem Sterling ; 7 . Luis Suarez . Manager : Brendan Rodgers
Head to head Stoke vs Liverpool:
17-08-2013 : Liverpool 1-0 Stoke
27-12-2012 : Stoke 3-1 Liverpool
07-10-2012 : Liverpool 0-0 Stoke
18-03-2012 : Liverpool 2-1 Stoke
14-01-2012 : Liverpool 0-0 Stoke
The match between Manchester United vs Swansea City Premier League at Old Trafford on Saturday ( 01/11/2014 ) . Manchester United likelihood not bi reinforced striker Wayne Rooney and Robin van Persie . In fact , they are required to win this match in order to reduce the existing pressure . In three games in 2014, United's surprise defeat to end it all . One was from Swansea in the FA Cup took place at Old Trafford last week . Two goals from Wayne Routledge and Wilfried Bony could only reply one by Javier Hernandez . Unfortunately in this important match Rooney and Van Persie still has not recovered . Additionally, other players such as Rio Ferdinand , Phil Jones , Marouane Fellaini , Nani , Ashley Young and Fabio also be absent . On the other hand , did not want to Swansea last week despite proud can win at Old Trafford . They still respect for United and the resurrection to be aware of the potential shown by Danny Welbeck and friends .
" The big clubs will always be able to get out of difficult situations . I'm not talking about money , but history . I am confident Manchester United will soon rise , "said Swansea manager , Michael Laudrup .
In this match , Swansea will lose Jonathan De Guzman , Roland Lamah , Dwight Tiendalli , Nathan Dyer , Pablo Hernandez , Garry Monk , Michel Vorm , and Michu . While players such as Ashley Williams , Ben Davies , and Angel Rangel is back in the squad .
Estimated Lineups Manchester United vs Swansea City:
Manchester United ( 4-2-3-1 ) : 1 . David De Gea ; 12 . Chris Smalling , 15 . Nemanja Vidic , 6 . Jonny Evans , 3 . Patrice Evra ; 16 . Michael Carrick , 23 . Tom Cleverley ; 25 . Antonio Valencia , 44 . Januzaj Adnan , 26 . Shinji Kagawa ; 19 . Danny Welbeck . Manager : David Moyes
Swansea ( 4-2-3-1 ) : 25 . Gerhard Tremmel ; 22 . Angel Rangel , 4 . Chico Flores , 6 . Ashley Williams , 33 . Ben Davies ; 7 . Leon Britton , 21 . Jose Canas ; 8 . Jonjo Shelvey , 15 . Wayne Routledge , 24 . Alejandro Pozuelo ; 10 . Wilfried Bony . Manager : Michael Laudrup
Head to head Manchester United vs Swansea City:
05-01-2014 : Manchester United 1-2 Swansea
17-08-2013 : Swansea 1-4 Manchester United
12-05-2013 : Manchester United 2-1 Swansea
23-12-2012 : Swansea 1-1 Manchester United
06-05-2012 : Manchester United 2-0 Swansea
Tough match will be lived the Blues in a match between Hull City vs Chelsea Premier League at the KC Stadium on Saturday ( 01/11/2014 ) . Records slick Hull compete at home during this season makes Jose Mourinho must admit that his team needs to work hard if they want to get the three points . Last December , Liverpool lost 3-1 at the KC Stadium and followed suffered a major defeat Fulham 6-0 in the same place , but if it can overcome the resistance of Hull , then Chelsea is entitled to the first position in the standings even if only for one day only.
" The match will be difficult to win there . We did have a chance to win and if you can do it , then we could be top of the table for a while , but I assert that our target is still trying to defend themselves in the top four , "said Jose Mourinho .
Meanwhile , Hull determined to avenge a 2-0 defeat in the first meeting . It was the early game of the season and Curtis Davies admitted , many are still nervous teammate in the face of the opening match of the season against a team of Chelsea . " Against Chelsea on the opening day , the first 25 minutes so make us shocked . Many of our players playing in the Premier League , the game was also broadcast live on TV , and it is the moment of the game was also the return of Mourinho , so so much pressure in those games . " Now we are better and can beat anyone in the KC Stadium . We should be maximum to beat Chelsea . "
Chelsea still have to lose Frank Lampard and Branislav Ivanovic in this fight . While the core of the team Hull , only Robbie Brady is sidelined due to injury .
Estimated Lineups Hull City vs Chelsea :
Hull ( 4-5-1 ) : 1 . Allan McGregor ; 2 . Liam Rosenior , 5 . James Chester , 6 . Curtis Davies , 3 . Maynor Figueroa ; 8 . Tom Huddlestone , 14 . Jake Livermore , 27 . Ahmed Elmohamady , 10 . Robert Koren , 17 . George Boyd ; 20 . Yannick Sagbo . Manager : Steve Bruce
Chelsea ( 4-2-3-1 ) : 1 . Petr Cech ; 28 . Cesar Azpilicueta , 24 . Gary Cahill , 26 . John Terry , 3 . Ashley Cole ; 12 . Obi Mikel , 7 . Ramires ; 11 . Oscar , 22 . Willian , 17 . Eden Hazard ; 9 . Fernando Torres . Manager : Jose Mourinho
Head to head Hull City vs Chelsea :
18-08-2013 : Chelsea 2-0 Hull
03-02-2010 : Hull 1-1 Chelsea
15-08-2009 : Chelsea 2-1 Hull
07-02-2009 : Chelsea 0-0 Hull
30-10-2008 : Hull 0-3 Chelsea
The big match between Atletico Madrid vs Barcelona Spanish League Jornada 19 will be held on Saturday, January 11, 2014. Both Barca and Atletico must win to be a champion half of the season. Make two separate three-point distance. This game is also a race sharpness Diego Costa vs Lionel Messi. Uniquely, the game Barcelona vs Atletico considered both teams are equally not very decisive. Barcelona coach, Tata Martino, called the "there is still another half of the season, but the game is still important. Whoever lost this game, it takes time to restore the three-point distance. "
The same is echoed Diego Simeone. In a press conference, El Cholo even say this game is not final. "This is just a league match. Indeed, tomorrow's game is very important, but not everything. We are still trying to show the game like in the Supercopa de Espana. "
Diego Costa and Lionel Messi in the spotlight in this game. The former had not scored in the last two games. Possible, Brazilian-born player will be placed over widened by El Cholo. Thus, David Villa is the target man.
As for Messi, likely will not be downgraded Tata Martino from the beginning. It does not matter. After all, in the king's comeback match, La Pulga can score 2 goals in less than 30 minutes.
Both teams are equally able to lose the best players. Atletico helped by diputihkannya Juanfran punishment. Meanwhile, Barcelona are relying Gerard Pique and Marc Bartra, must be careful with the counter-attack and defense latch host them. Anyone, do not want to target the draw. Playing series only make both teams within three points of Real Madrid. As said Martino, "If the series, we provide an opportunity for Real Madrid to cut the distance. So, there is no reason to play it safe for us. "
August 29, 2013 Barcelona vs Atletico Madrid 0-0
August 22, 2013 Atletico Madrid vs Barcelona 1-1
May 12, 2013 Atletico Madrid vs Barcelona 1-2
December 16, 2012 Barcelona vs Atletico Madrid 4-1
February 26, 2012 Atletico Madrid vs Barcelona 1-2
Cristiano Ronaldo could be won the Ballon d'Or in 2013 when only referring to the Arab world . More recently , the Algerian newspaper Le Buteur , CR7 crowned as the best player of the world based on a survey involving 22 countries Middle East . Cristiano Ronaldo , this year competing with Franck Ribery ( Bayern Munich ) and Lionel Messi ( Barcelona ) to obtain the title of the greatest World wide , but prior to submission of the FIFA Gala Ballon d'Or 2013 was held , Le Buteur first announced who excel if all three actually pitted .
There are hundreds of media were included in the survey Le Buteur . Starting from Lebanon , Kuwait , Palestine , Iraq , Tunisia , Qatar , Oman , Yemen , Mauritania , Saudi Arabia , Syria , Jordan , Egypt , Morocco , Bahrain , Sudan , Libya , and so on . The system is applied to voting , reported by Marca , similar - MIRP the Ballon d'Or . The first choice players get 5 points, followed by 3 digits second player , and the player last choice , 1 point .
As a result, Cristiano Ronaldo earn 314 points . He was well ahead of Franck Ribery who only gained 245 points . Lionel Messi, who holds the status of the Ballon d'Or defending champion was ranked third with 240 points .
Incidentally , in the upcoming FIFA Gala , CR7 will also invite the whole family to come . Starting from the mother, two sisters , and brother . Well , if the survey Le Buteur will ensure Ronaldo will share happiness with family while receiving the Ballon d'Or both?
Manchester : Good news for Manchester City . Estimated to have striker Sergio Aguero fit again in the near future and will be ready to perform when the Citizens against Barcelona in the first leg of the Champions League last 16 next month . Aguero has not played since suffering a calf injury last December . Once fully rested , now Aguero condition gradually improved . Former law of Diego Maradona that was to be back training again .
" Aguero will be back in January . He works hard . He's been practicing . 's Very good news . All players recovering from injury is good news , especially as important player Aguero , " said City coach , Manuel Pellegrini .
Manchester City will be against Barcelona in the Champions League last 16 second leg February 18 to March 12 . Aguero power is needed Pellegrini . Aguero is Manchester City 's top scorer this time . Aguero scored 19 goals from 20 matches . Aguero also already very familiar with Barcelona because once some grazing season in Spain with Atletico Madrid .
Munich : Arsenal midfielder , Mesut Ozil , Germany was selected as the best player of 2013. The former Real Madrid player , ahead of Bayern Munich duo Philipp Lahm and Thomas Mueller by fans choice . Ozil get 30 percent of the public vote German football . As reported by the German football federation pages ( DFB ) , this is the third time in a row Ozil getting the best player in the country .
"The year 2013 was a very disconcerting to me with a move from Real Madrid to London . The international community is very important in my circle of friends , and in front of these great fans , " Ozil said , as quoted by Goal , Thursday ( 09/01/2014 ) .
" I played for the national team is the first assumption like caps . I see this award the debt to be paid with success in 2014 , and success in the World Cup , " he said . " This selection makes me feel proud and happy , as given by the fans . "
In September 2013 , Ozil agreed to join English club , Arsenal . Ozil signed for five years . Transfer the German football player makes the most expensive of all time . Ozil said at the end of the transfer market : " Over the weekend , I'm sure I 'll stay in Madrid , but after that I realized I did not have the faith of a coach or boss . I was a player that requires faith and that is what I feel from Arsenal , that is why I have joined . "
The match between Real Madrid vs Osasuna in the last 16 of the Copa del Rey 2014 will take place on Thursday, August 9, 2014. This game could be the exhibition of the action of Cristiano Ronaldo and Gareth Bale. Simultaneously reply curiosity Carlo Ancelotti team over Osasuna. Yes, in a match in the Spanish League last December, Osasuna 2-2 Real Madrid able to withstand at El Sadar. Coach Carlo Ancelotti said, "we had to make difficult Osasuna in La Liga. This game should run much easier because we are playing at home. We should get something for the preparation of the second leg. "Ahead of this match, Real Madrid still crop injury. Raphael Varane, Sami Khedira, and Fabio Coentrao absent. Similarly Xabi Alonso. What about Angel Di Maria who has just demonstrated the obscene gesture last weekend?
For Ancelotti, "We have to trust the explanation Di Maria that its action was not intentional, but he will not play tomorrow because I have to play someone who is fresher than he. Clearly there is no reason that Di Maria is not happy in Madrid. "This game could also be a proving ground for Cristiano Ronaldo. Overnight Barcelona vs Getafe 4-0, Lionel Messi, who is the eternal rival, making a comeback by scoring two goals despite playing only briefly. now, of course, attractive wait, what kind of answer given CR7 above action Messi on the pitch.
Osasuna itself was in a good mood. They are unbeaten in their last five games. In the final match, Alvaro Cejudo scored Basque rescue team from Espanyol. Oriol Riera attackers are not yet resemble a goal since his club hold Madrid at El Sadar, should be very wary by Los Blancos, however, with comparative notes on opponents 11 goals conceded three times in two meetings against Osasuna at the Santiago Bernabeu, Madrid feels will win easily The game this time.
Bonn : senior English Premier League referee , Howard Webb , was named the World's Best Referee in 2013 by the International Federation of Football History & Statistics ( IFFHS ) . This is the second time Webb , 42 years old , so the court awarded the best on earth after version IFFHS in 2010 . Webb who has become an international referee in 2005 , ranked second in 2011 and twice placed in the top three in 2009 and 2012 . Webb is known as one of the youngest umpire who began his career in the Premier League scene in 2003 . The success of the award-winning best in 2013 so this is a testament to the success of the world's top referee Webb in the last five years .
Selection of the best referees IFFHS version is the result or accumulation of sounds that comes a number of editors and football observers of 70 countries around the world . From the list of 10 best referees , Italy became the dominant state by placing two referee , Nicola Rizzoli is perched in second and Gianluca Rocchi at No. 10 .
The success of the two major positions Rizzoli is a big leap after the two previous years only ranked 8th and 10th . Rizzoli , 42 years , Webb aside rivals in recent years , referee Viktor Kassai Hungarian , 38 years old , who became the Best Referee 2011.
Here's a list of 10 world's best referee in 2013 version IFFHS .
1 Howard Webb England 2 Nicola Rizzoli Italian
3 Viktor Kassai Hungary 4 Felix Brych German 5 Cuneyt Cakir Turkey
6 Bjorn Kuipers Dutch 7 Pedro Proenca Portugal 8 Ravshan Irmatov Uzbekistan 9 Carlos Velasco Carballo Spain 10 Gianluca Rocchi Italian
Manchester : Manchester City are very ambitious to win all the tournaments they participated in this season . In order to reach this ambition , the squad The Citizens have to spend the best of their ability as optimal as possible including against West Ham United in the first leg of the Capital One Cup semi-final at the Etihad Stadium on Wednesday, January 8, 2014 .
With the material world class players , Manchester City began to show his strength in the season 2013/2014 this . For the first time they managed to penetrate the Champions League knockout phase , perched on top of the table Premier League , and penetrate the Capital One Cup semifinals . Only in the FA Cup is still stuck in their step because they have diving third round rematch against Blackburn Rovers .
Midfielder Yaya Toure assess material owned by his current team is very competitive . Toure believes Manchester City this season could reach at least two trophies . The presence of Manuel Pellegrini as manager of the team also have a significant influence because it is believed the players . Samir Nasri and David Silva is at its peak performance , it's proof that a great manager Pellegrini . He gives confidence that has huge implications for all people , he respects all the players , even players from both teams , "said Toure told Sky Sports .
Yaya Toure was confident his team would reach at least two trophies this season . With the team and the manager that we have today , I would not be surprised if we won two trophies this season , " said the former Barcelona .
Trophy nearest that can be achieved by the Citizens is Capital One Cup . At least steps rivals Manchester United stayed three steps , two -leg semi-finals and the top match . The third step is very possible for the players met the Citizens exert their best ability . " In order to reach these opportunities we have to give 100 percent of our capabilities in all the matches , " said striker Alvaro Negredo as reported by the Manchester Evening News .
Optimization of the beginning of the first leg semi-final Capital One Cup ( League Cup ) West Ham counter . Negredo opportunities to perform at the top of the party will be even greater if they won a major victory at the Etihad Stadium . Logically big win will make the Citizens could appear relaxed in the second leg to be held at Upton Park on 21 January.
This game is slightly different because it is played over two legs . Hopefully we can show how good we were at home and penetrate the final as desired all City fans , " said Negredo.
The Citizens camps will maximize performance in the cage . They have a fantastic record at home in domestic competition this season . In the Premier League stage , the wealthy teams swept 10 home games . Unmitigated , they scored 38 goals in front of the public - the highest record in the Premier League team of contestants .
In the event the Capital One , The Citizens also demonstrated in stables ferocity . At home to Wigan Atheltic in the third round , last Sept. 24, City poured five goals . It's not impossible goal against West Ham will also be a barn goals .
Pellegrini is still missing striker Sergio " Kun " Aguero injury . But there are still Negredo , who looks increasingly beautiful. Last weekend Negredo contributed one goal against Blackburn before then replied to Scott Dann .
Another figure worth watch is Edin Dzeko . Bosnian Hezergovina striker is always performed brilliantly at Capital One downgraded in the event . Of the three games , the players rumored to leave the crowded has scored four goals . It is possible to lower Pellegrini the duo Negredo and Dzeko as a handyman bang . This duet was revealed when conquering Newcastle United 2-0 in the fourth round at St James Park , Oct. 30 . The two goals are offering the tall duo .
On paper , City clearly superior than West Ham . However , it does not mean the Hammers do not have the potential to make a surprise . Remember , in the quarterfinal round of Sam Allardyce's squad managed to get rid of a strong team of Tottenham Hotspur with a 2-1 victory . Amazingly , it took place in the headquarters of Spurs' White Hart Lane Stadium .
Camp guests also ensures struggled to qualify for the final . " The game against Manchester City is very important . We must unite in order to penetrate the Capital One Cup finals , " said Allardyce , who still has the support of the public to continue to occupy the West Ham manager's chair .
Match Barcelona vs Getafe in the first leg round of 16 Copa del Rey 2014 will take place on Wednesday, January 8, 2014 . This match will be an opportunity to showcase the ability of Lionel Messi, who has missed nearly two months with a hamstring injury . Getafe is clear that a suitable opponent to test Leonel Messi . Moreover , his services will be required when Barcelona vs Atletico Madrid . Coach also agrees Tata Martino 's .
He said , " Messi has recovered fully and practiced like any other . Maybe he still has not fully sharp in the field , but for Messi , of course this is not a big problem . Martino also hope , Lionel Messi was able to repeat in this fight . Everyone would not forget the action of La Pulga passed half the field before scoring against Getafe in 2007 .
In addition , the Argentine coach also make sure that in this fight goalkeeper Jose Manuel Pinto still , instead of Victor Valdes . With rested Dani Alves and Xavi Hernandez , Martino will also return hoping to Sergi Roberto and Martin Montoya .
Getafe come to Camp Nou with bad memories . Last December , when they defeated Barcelona at Coliseum Alfonso Perez playing with a landslide score 2-5 . In addition , troops Luis Garcia also experiencing crisis . In the last four games , they lost three times . Plus , terbobol 11 goals . Not a slick way to go to the HQ team won six consecutive wins , but there is little hope for the visitors . If they can repeat what was done in 20 minutes early in the last game contra Barcelona , something magical can happen . At that time, El Geta 2-0 first. Martino also warned his team , " We need to play like a 70 -minute final at the Coliseum , not 20 minutes early which is full of errors . "
Martino of course have to be smart to choose the players in the rotation policy . In addition to ensuring the team remained solid against Getafe , Martino also required to prepare a strong team currently serve nearest rival in the title race La Liga , Atletico Madrid , the weekend . Not wanting to focus divided , the Blaugrana squad will divert your mind and energy on Getafe . We have to think ( the game ) one by one . They are a tough opponent , " said Pedro Rodriguez linked with the Getafe match , the club's official website .
Shown great ambition AS Roma is not just a mere hoax . To meet the target , Roma has brought two new players in the January transfer window . The two players are Radja Nainggolan and Leandro Paredes . Paredes called one of the most talented players in Argentina . Rome has won the hearts of Paredes and borrow during the next 18 months from Boca Juniors in the first six months despite Paredes likely to be loaned out again to one of the Italian Serie B club .
" Now I was a Roma player and I am very happy because this is what I want . For me , it is a great pleasure to play alongside players such as Francesco Totti , "explained the 19-year -old midfielder .
Meanwhile , Roma have also secured the signature Cagliari player , Radja Nainggolan . The 25 -year -old player has signed a contract that will last until next June 30, 2018 .
Nainggolan arrival would have been appropriate for the needs of Roma where they too rely on a trio of midfielder Daniele De Rossi , Kevin Strootman , and Miralem Pjanic . The coming Nainggolan could obviously give Rudi Garcia strategy variations in the midfield I Lupi .
Cristiano Ronaldo will receive the highest award that can be received by the Portuguese . He will be awarded a knighthood in the Order of Prince Henry's President Anibal Cavaco Silva by the award session at the Palacio Nacional de Belem Palace , Tuesday ( 01/07/2014 ) at 11:30 pm . Degree will be strapped 28-year -old player is an elite aristocratic title given to those who have rendered the name of Portugal in the entire world . With achievements and his work during this time, Ronaldo was deemed worth it.
Order of Prince Henry was the title of an award that position two levels higher than the peerage who had previously been granted to Ronaldo about 10 years ago . As published in the official statement of the President of Portugal , the title of Officer of the Order of Prince Henry, who had carried into a Ronaldo rising levels Grande Officer of the Order of Prince Henry the Navigator .
According to the government , Ronaldo received this award because he became a Portuguese icon around the world who bring the good name of his country at international level . He also became a role model for young children or the younger generation .
" He is a symbol of Portugal in the international world . Thanks to their work , the country is increasingly recognized internationally and he is a role model for the younger generation , " said a statement from the President of Portugal .
Ronaldo admitted to being proud of who will be receiving this degree . " I feel a tremendous sense of pride . I got word that I will get an increase in a knighthood Grand Officer of the Order of Prince Henry of the President of Portugal , " Ronaldo said on Facebook .
Roma : Italian Serie A return to play their game after a three- week holiday . In the Italian Serie A league continued into the 18th week , Inter Milan will come to the home to Lazio , the Olympic Stadium on Monday, January 6, 2014 . Lazio seem to be performing to the fullest to win and took full points . They will take advantage of these opportunities as well as possible because playing at home . After the last fight , the team must be defeated Eagle Capital of Hellas Verona 4-1 .
Lazio also still have a pretty good record against Inter , in the last five meetings against the Nerazzurri , Lazio managed to win three times in a row , but Lazio had to be alert to the performance of the guests were in good condition . In the previous game managed to beat city rivals Inter , AC Milan by a score of 1-0. Although Inter are not favored in this game , but they have a great spirit and plus they are also very reassuring to be able to defeat the host .
In this match , Inter certainly will be without one of the midfielder Saphir Taider . The Algerian players were injured in the team's training session ahead of the face Lazio . From the results of medical tests showed that the thigh injury at least make Taider have to pull off the gridiron for about 10 days . With Inter in Serie A , Taider has appeared in 16 games and scored one goal .
On the other hand , in the vortex problem Lazio also turn their head coach after Lazio Coaches Association President , Renzo Ulivieri , ask the club immediately fired coach Vladimir Petkovic of coaching chair . Lazio are in a strange situation after Petkovic accepted the offer to take over the Swiss national team next summer . Considered to have breached the contract , Biancocelesti was appointed as the new boss Edy Reja , however , despite having made the decision , Petkovic still insists that he is still responsible for Lazio . While Lazio itself has not released an official statement about this issue .
Will Inter back to present the sweet gift for their new president , Erick Thohir in the early 2014 's . Or was it an impressive record over Inter Lazio repeated in this fight . If the record of the meeting saw Lazio is superior , but if you look from a mental condition and the condition of the players , Inter were prepared in this fight .
Estimated Lineup Lazio vs Inter Milan :
Lazio : Marchetti , Andre Goncalves Dias ,
Pereirinha , Giuseppe Biava , Abdoulay Konko , Senad Lulic , Hernanes , Gonzalez , Ledesma , Candreva , Klose .
Inter Milan : Handanovic , Jesus , Campagnaro , Rolando , Jonathan , Zanetti , Cambiasso , Taider , Nagatomo , Palacio , Guarin .
MILAN -ACMilanis ranked13ItalianSerie A standings. The match AC Milan vs Atalanta at the San Siro Stadium , this evening , a milestone to continue to tread the trail towards a better place . If it fails , the sacking of coach Massimiliano Allegri scent increasingly visible . The emergency situation was realized two leading players of AC Milan midfield , Riccardo Montolivo and Riccardo Saponara . Incidentally , both of them got a heavy responsibility as traffic control the ball , either as a starting point anchoring and decisive attack .
Both admit the atmosphere of the dressing room and each time be on site training , feels different . " Tense into the main menu , although we must calmly as possible in the face Atalanta . Three points should be achieved if we do not want to continue to decline. Luckily , Atalanta should not be too dangerous , " said Montolivo , yesterday , at the Italian Football .
While Riccardo Saponara admit , when subdued atmosphere of the match Inter Milan made sure , the full amount will be immediately obtained his colleagues , and will continue to do so until the end of the competition . " I have to be optimistic. Huge team AC Milan , although we also have to share concentration in the Champions League , " he said .
Saponara was the main figure of special attention . But failed to bring victory against the rivals , 22 -year -old midfielder is considered to appear brilliant . Not surprisingly , the players , putting 184 cm is considered to have high potential to continue to grow , and become a new force in the Rossoneri team . Platforms owned Saponara will explode on the second occasion that will be given Allegri . In front of Atalanta 's defense , it should not be difficult for players born in Forli is to put pressure continuously .
" Saponara is a very exciting partner in the practice site . Talent was only needed an hour to fly , and it will break after the receipt of the competition . Determine She will be part of the rest of the way AC Milan towards the end of the season . Atalanta will feel how creative Saponara , " said Montolivo .
Allenatore Massimiliano Allegri admitted , Saponara development into one of the most rapidly over a row of other young players . He believes , if Saponara played together in front of Montolivo , maximum results will diraih.Sinyalemen Allegri has been clarified when training . They are both likely to be a crutch for the movement of Kaka and Balotelli , or Alessandro
Matri - Balotelli .
" I am optimistic that this will work , even if the last record will be present ahead of the game . Technically , Saponara - Montolivo AC Milan into a new force , " said Allegri .
The victory is the hope of Milan supporters seemed to be realized. The guests had a poor record when away games , which have not won in five games in a row , but that also needs to be noted , Il Diavolo Rosso also only won once at home , in the five games at the San Siro . 1-4 crushing defeat of Juventus in their own homes on giornata 17 gave evidence of the weakness of the defense system Atalanta . Coach Stefano Colantuono regard , met AC Milan became the best test for a defense system that has improved throughout the holiday middle of the competition . Minus Mario Yepes and Lionel Scaloni is a big problem for Colantuono . Likewise with Denis German bomber dropping quality .
Lineups AC Milan vs Atalanta:
AC Milan: Christian Abbiati, Mattia De Sciglio, Andrea Poli, Cristian Zapata, Riccardo Montolivo, Daniele Bonera, Urby Emanuelson, Nigel de Jong, Kaka, Alessandro Matri, Mario Balotelli. Coach : Massimiliano Allegri.
Atalanta: Andrea Consigli, Guglielmo Stendardo, Cristiano Del Grosso, Mario Yepes, Cristian Raimondi, Giacomo Bonaventura, Maxi Moralez, Carlos Carmona, Luca Cigarini, Davide Brivio, German Denis. Coach : Stefano Colantuono
NAPLES - Gonzalo Higuain scored a goal through a penalty kick in the final game before the break Serie A. Unfortunately, the goals Napoli against Cagliari with just making a point . As a result , they are increasingly left behind in scoring with Juventus and AS Roma . Any ambition to grow dimmer scudetto , if only defeat of Sampdoria , Monday, January 6, 2013 in San Paolo , also failed to embrace three points . As released by the club's official website , Higuain admitted that Napoli curious about the performance should not be considered at the current level .
" Our players are very qualified materials . Maybe there is something wrong with what we do on the field . All we will fix it for the sake of fans who continue to hope . I will try to cure the curiosity that , by bringing the team beat Samdoria , " said Higuain .
In a match that will be held at the San Paolo Stadium, Naples is , Higuain has planned to continue to bombard the enemy nets . Together Goran Pandev and Jose Callejon , he hopes this time Napoli do not slip anymore . " It is important for us to really focus throughout the 90 minutes . Though optimistic , however, is opposed to the sometimes Sampdoria surprise anyone , " added El Pipita , nicknames Higuain , who desire to increase the coffers goals already in the number 9 .
Coach Rafael Benitez also said the same thing . Winning becomes a strong foundation for his team to be the best hope down . " In 2014 , we will continue to play a positive , and get a win . Sampdoria will be the first victims , " said the former Liverpool coach , Football in Italy .
Napoli ended the last five games with the results of two series and three wins . Slowly but surely , Sampdoria began to rise after getting a new coach and several important victories that result. The results of the last five games the previous Sampdoria recorded three wins and a draw action twice as strong .
On paper clearly more favored host Napoli to victory . In addition to host factors , Napoli still very much superior to the visitors . Allenatore il Doria , Sinisa Mihajlovic admitted his team force a slight limp that makes them likely to play a bit negative . " That might be the best thing , because we also do not want too high a target set at the San Paolo . Should only surprise we had in mind , " said Miha .
Lineups Napoli vs Sampdoria:
Napoli: Rafael, Anthony Réveillere, Christian Maggio, Federico Fernandez, Raul Albiol, Jose Maria Callejon, Dries Mertens, Goran Pandev, Blerim Dzemaili, Gökhan Inler, Gonzalo Higuain.
coach : Rafael Benitez
Sampdoria : Angelo da Costa, Andrea Costa, Shkodran Mustafi, Daniele Gastaldello, Lorenzo De Silvestri, Manolo Gabbiadini, Pedro Mba Obiang, Angelo Palombo, Roberto Soriano, Citadin Martins Eder, Nicola Pozzi.
coach : Sinisa Mihajlovic