Pepe avoids a fight between his former partner Jesé and Oliveira

first_imgJesé Rodríguez spent four minutes yesterday on the grass, but four minutes were enough for him to star in an altercation with Sergio Oliveira, who jumped into the field at the same time as the Spanish striker. It was disputed Sporting de Portugal – Porto which ended with a victory for the visitors by 1-2 with goals from Marega (Port), Acuña (Sporting) and Tiquinho (Port). 27 twenty-one After the final whistle, Jesé approached Sergio Oliveira to recriminate an action of the game, but he was pushed, first by a player from Porto who was already wearing his coat, and then by Sergio Oliveira, to whom the striker was heading at first. It was at that moment when several players from the group of dragons, with Pepe in the lead, went to hold Jesé. The defender, former partner of Spanish in the Real Madrid, took his arm while trying to mediate to avoid a fight and seconds later the group of players that was present dissolved. Jesé has a goal in 16 games this season.last_img read more

Atleti, damn in the League Classics: he has not won since 2016

first_imgBarça has also dominated their clashes against Atleti in the last seasons of the First Iberdrola. Last year Atlético fell defeated against the Catalans in the two league duels (2-1 and 0-2), being the only two defeats of Madrid in a course in which they lifted the First Iberdrola trophy for the third consecutive time. The penultimate rojiblanca defeat in a Classic was especially painful. Barça won 2-1 in a very special match at the Wanda Metropolitano, in which the world record for assistance at the level of women’s football clubs was broken. However, it was no less cruel 6-1 of the first round in this course, in which Barça was a steamroller in Johan Cruyff. It should be noted that in the cup tournament, Atlético eliminated Barça last year in the semifinals of the Copa de la Reina, tournament in which he also won in the final of 2016, being the other way around in 2017 and 2018, with two consecutive Barça titles. In the League, Atleti has recent dominance in terms of titles, after adding his third followed in the previous season. Barça also reigned in women’s football, adding more consecutive titles than Atleti, with four from 2011 to 2015. In between, Athletic won the League in 2016. Atlético arrives at the Classic this Saturday (12: 00h) with the great challenge to end the league curse against Barça. The Catalan team is the great executioner of the rojiblancas, who have not celebrated a victory in the League against the Blaugranas since December 11, 2016, when he won 2-1 at Cerro del Espino, with goals from Marta Corredera and Sonia Bermúdez. If we take into account the balance of the last ten years we find that the domain is for the Catalan team. A total of twenty-six Classics have been played in these ten years, divided into twenty of the League and six of the Copa de la Reina. Of them, Barça has emerged victorious in thirteen occasions against the five in which the victory has been rojiblanca, remaining eight draws remaining. last_img read more

Nobody wins more in the League than Messi: adds 350 wins and 200 at the Camp Nou

first_imgThe Argentine crack, which it has needed 469 meetings to reach these figures, consolidates in this way its absolute monopoly in the national championship where He is the player in the history of LaLiga with more wins. In fact, the previous record was held by the goalkeeper of the Real Madrid, Iker Casillas, which was able to add 334 wins in 510 games. Another goalkeeper, in this case, Andoni Zubizarreta, occupies the third place, with 333 victories in 622 games. Messi has already left both and it seems that the distances will be enlarged as inevitably as systematically. Today, the advantage is already 16 victories over the previous record. 10 Leo Messi continues to accumulate record after record in every game he plays. Yes this Thursday before the Leganés in Copa (5-0) he was able to add his 500th victory in his career, Sunday has been no less to reach the 350 wins in LaLiga and the 200 in the Camp Nou of a single stroke thanks to the victory against Levante (2-1).center_img Who also celebrated a round figure was Gerard Piquéwhen signing his 250 win in LaLiga in 332 games. The defender is still far from the ‘top 5’ of the biggest Blaugrana winners in the LaLiga that, after Messi, head Xavi Hernández (322 in 505 games) and Andrés Iniesta (312 in 442 games). Among the active players is Sergio Busquets as best placed, in fourth position, with 276 victories in 364 games.Likewise, Messi celebrated his 200 win at Camp Nou in LaLiga after playing 236 games, making clear a very high percentage of victories when playing in the Blaugrana Coliseum (84.7%).The Argentine crack also confirmed his offensive ability to have been able to put 22 goals to Levante in the 21 games he has played against the granotas: 12 in the Camp Nou and 10 in the City of Valencia. Despite not marking, remains in the ‘pichichi’ with 14 targets, one more than Benzema.last_img read more

Braithwaite: “I had to go two years in a wheelchair by the hip”

first_imgArrival to Barcelona: “Seeing myself in the mirror with the Barça shield was incredible. Everyone has made me feel welcome and I am very calm.”Laudrup: “It was a legend. If one day I know him, I would like him to advise me. I respect him very much.”The classic: “It will be a great experience. It is the most important game and everyone follows. There will be a lot of intensity, I really want to play.”Madrid Barcelona: “I remember Ronaldinho, who was extraordinary. I perfectly remember that Classic in which he surpassed many rivals, he scored and the whole stadium applauded him.”Braithwaite, staff: “I am a simple person, a family man, honest. I always give one hundred percent in everything I do. Because I don’t like complacency. If I commit to something, I always give one hundred percent.”His family: “I am glad you were with me. I want to show you that, if your father has succeeded, they can too. There are no limits when we talk about what you can and cannot do. I want you to keep this memory forever” .His great passion: “It’s fantastic, get up every day and live what I like best. I’m very proud and grateful.” Health: “I had to go two years in a wheelchair because of a hip disease. I had to rest, I couldn’t force my legs. For a child like me, who played and loved football, it was very difficult.”Ronaldo Nazario: “He studied his game, his movements, everything he did on the field was incredible. He was an extraordinary player.”Messi: “If football were a religion, Messi would be God. He controls the game. He is an extraordinary player.” Martin Braithwaite has granted an interview to the official website of Barcelona, in which he talked about the first days in the club, the difficulties of his childhood or his references in football. The Danish striker, who could be of the game next weekend in the Classic, will he showed ambitious for his new stage.last_img read more

Setién de Sarabia: “I am worried about the forms, not the background”

first_imgIt is very difficult for both teams to win everything because the League is very complicated. And it is hard for us to win the games for us, Madrid and any team. I understand that we are well, motivated. Regarding Gerard’s opinion, he can see some things, I can see others … or the same.Do you feel that instead of 52 days it takes many more?It has become very short. This has happened so fast that I feel sorry for not being able to enjoy it more. So clear. I would like this to last a lifetime.What has surprised you in positive and negative of Barça?When I see an activity, a fund, I appreciate the enormous quality of these players. I loved everyone’s attitude, because one has always had doubts about how it would be to manage a wardrobe and it was easier than I thought. I had no need to give a single shout. My way of acting is to convince. This is my way of being. I generally have not had problems handling the locker room. And in negative, I have not seen anything.Do you see favorite?You cannot say there is a favorite because this varies every week. The important thing is the sensations, the continuity. Sorry to insist but I am very happy to have generated seven very clear chances at the Bernabéu. It is clear that it depends on putting it or not. And the goal of Madrid comes from a rejection of Piqué. And our play with Martin (Braithwaite) is the same, but it doesn’t go to the door. For the results it may be important, but I trust other things. And it is very positive to have generated seven opportunities. Soccer players are not stupid. I repeat it. We had seven clear chances in Madrid.How is this coronavirus collective psychosis living?There are more competent people, but you seem to have to know everything. I don’t understand those questions about things you don’t control. But how do you have to ask something …What about Ansu Fati?We contemplate it as an option that will be there, or that will always be there. Ansu is an important player. It does many things well, others have to improve them. But we have him and I am very happy with his work.Does it make sense to play behind closed doors for the coronavirus? How would that live?I played as a player without a public and it was very sad. The environment that is generated, especially when you play at home, the momentum, the stimulus are important. But these are issues on which we will have to pay attention to the competent authorities. It’s a bit sad, but if you have to do it, you have to do it.Messi has not scored in six of the last seven games. Are you worried?It does not worry me. Man, if you check, the better. But not that it can happen to Leo, but to any player. The reality is that occasions are having. And that is the important thing, that occasions are generated. That in a specific period do not write down, it does not matter. Quique Setién, coach of Barcelona, ​​appeared at a press conference before the match against Real Sociedad and spoke again of the comments of his assistant, Eder Sarabia, on the bench during the Classic last Sunday.How can it influence that the Real comes from qualifying for a final?You never know, but as I always tell you, you have to wait for the best version of the rival. It is an extraordinary team that does things well. We expect a committed party, with difficulties. And I understand that it complicates Barça.Can you explain what Eder Sarabia has done wrong that deserves an apology to the players?This topic does not give much more of itself. Eder Sarabia the only thing he has done wrong is the ways in which he has expressed himself, which I don’t like. The interpretation that people can make of screaming … It is normal to scream. I love that and it doesn’t worry me. I care about shapes and that is what I have to clarify. When we have apologized, we have apologized because I believe there are words that should not be used. In the rest, everyone understands that the first coach screams and the second one too. And that players accept the screams when they are to encourage. But we have the obligation to keep the forms because there are children watching us and education must prevail in people who are exposed and permanently leave the media. You have to take care of the forms. Because the important thing is the forms, not the bottom.Are you worried that the noise of defeat against Madrid complicates the relationship with the players a little more?Absolutely. Defeat is always an option. It is painful, but it is always an option. And we are prepared to overcome frustrations. You have to get up and get ahead as in a lifetime. The people who play sports are clear. Like everything in life, one has to gain trust. When you have a resume like the one that most of these players have, they have won everything and someone new comes, because look what you can contribute. Some are more confident, others have a harder time. But those are the things of life. I have to convince them that with my knowledge I can help them. The reality is that there are no more things than you want to look for.How long will Arthur be off?In principle, there is pain, discomfort, and treatment has been initiated. You have to be aware of how it evolves. I can not say more.What do you fear most about tomorrow’s game, the Real or the environment?I am calm, because we are going to face the game having surpassed that of the other day. We are convinced that there were phases in which we did things well, but we generated seven clear goal chances in which we could score. We are in a good line, but it will not affect us. We are still there and we hope to make a great match. We are one point away from the leader, there are many games left and we will be there.Will we see from tomorrow a different Eder Sarabia?It will be as always. Only you have to control and change the shapes. Control some aspects and that’s it. This does not give more of itself.You in your presentation said something like how you had admired these players but that the role had to be clear. Do you have trouble governing the costumes?I don’t know what you rely on to say we have no control over the costumes. We have no problem inside the locker room. This is an oil raft. And they are accepting it in an extraordinary way. They have to work to carry out what we propose. There are many things that are improving. They are objective data, that we have them, we handle them and put them on the table; Our relationship is extraordinary. Although some are not interested.Are you reassured that both you and Madrid have to fail? Does Piqué agree that it was one of the worst in Madrid?last_img read more

21st Century Cracks: Fabio, the jewel of the coming Valencia

first_imgAt Valencia they are aware of Fabio’s enormous potential and that is why they are making him burn stages, just as Ferran, who came to the first team at just 17 years old, did. Fabio is 16, he is still a Cadet, but he already plays for Juvenil B. He is also a fixture for Julen Guerrero in the Spanish Under-16 Team.Born in Almería, he arrived in Valencia at the age of 13, when he was a first-year Infant. Since then he has been the most outstanding of all the teams from the quarry that he has passed through. Many national and European clubs follow him, although he is happy in Valencia. He considers that it is a club that bets on young people and the path that Ferran has followed motivates him to continue taking steps that will lead him, in the medium term, to the first team … Fabio Blanco (Almería, 2004) is the great jewel in the crown of his generation in Spain. The footballer marked to lead that batch of footballers who will begin to appear on the European scene next season, when they are U17. He plays for Valencia, which in recent times has become a magnificent factory for band players, be they extreme or lateral.Due to its characteristics, it is very similar to Ferran Torres, the last pearl that Valencia has taken from its quarry and that is already settled in the first team. He is a powerful, vertical right-handed winger, and also a top scorer. It is a dagger per band, the classic end of always that reaches the baseline to center. But to this is added an innate ability to step on the area and define with the ability of a striker.last_img read more

Coco Gauff: “It’s not fair to compare me to Venus and Serena Williams”

first_imgCoco Gauff has been one of many greatest bursts on the WTA circuit prior to now 12 months. At simply 16 years previous, the younger American tennis participant has amazed the tennis world along with her self-confidence. Nevertheless, few knew that behind this good begin there was a tough inside battle that Coco Gauff had to face regardless of his age.In an open letter printed in Behind The Racquet Gauff, he analyzed how he combines his tennis profession together with his stage in adolescence thanks to the assistance of his mother and father, who’ve supported him throughout his profession on the WTA circuit and who’ve accompanied him within the greats calendar tournaments. “I’ve at all times questioned how a lot better or worse my life could be with out tennis. With all that the game has given me, I can’t think about my life higher with out it. Typically I really feel busier in contrast to others. Most of my associates go to highschool. I really feel that they appear joyful doing regular life. For a second I believed I needed that however after I realized that, similar to on social media, not everyone seems to be as joyful because it exhibits of their posts. It took me a 12 months to tackle that concept. Once more, my outcomes had been nonetheless good, though this has nothing to do with tennis. He was not joyful taking part in both method. My mother and father have performed an amazing job ensuring I do teenage issues. I used to be in a position to go dwelling final 12 months and was desirous about going to commencement for the coronavirus. I attempt to see my associates as a lot as I can. My father and mom work so I spend a variety of time alone at dwelling. It’s tough to go to faculty alone whilst you can’t socialize with different college students. Though I miss some issues, I believe this life-style is ideal for me and not for everybody. Touring is not simple. I’ve two little brothers and we’re very shut. Each time I depart them I miss them. I missed the birthday of one among my brothers as a result of it coincided with Roland Garros. Regardless of this, I’m very lucky to have them as a result of they’re not jealous. They don’t care that I get extra consideration, they perceive it and they at all times help me in what I do “Nevertheless, Gauff’s quick tennis profession has additionally had very delicate moments, because the tennis participant revealed that there was a time frame wherein she did not take pleasure in taking part in tennis that she managed to overcome to regain her phantasm. “All through my life, I’ve at all times been the youngest to do issues, which provides me expectations that I do not need. Add to that the strain I wanted to do it in a short time. As soon as I left that behind, that’s when the outcomes I needed began to are available. Earlier than Wimbledon in 2017 and 2018 I used to be struggling to see if this was what I actually needed. He at all times had the outcomes however that was not the issue. I discovered that I did not take pleasure in what I cherished. It was the hardest 12 months for me lengthy. Even when I did, I felt like I had no associates. When you’re in these tough moments you don’t often see the great aspect of issues and that’s the hardest half. I didn’t assume it had something to do with tennis, it was simply juggling every thing. I knew I needed to play tennis however I didn’t understand how I needed to do it. I got here to take into consideration the potential for taking a 12 months off to deal with my life. Selecting not to do it was the fitting selection however I used to be very shut to not stepping into that course. I used to be misplaced. I used to be confused and considering an excessive amount of that this was what I needed or what others needed. For a lot of moments I used to be healed, thought and cried. I got here out of it stronger and realizing myself higher than ever. Everybody who asks me why I’m so relaxed on the monitor is as a result of I’ve accepted who I’m after overcoming the bottom factors in my life. Now after I’m on the monitor, I’m so grateful I acquired out of it. “ Gauff appreciates having develop into an instance for different younger gamers, though she additionally assures that she does not like to be in contrast with Venus and Serena Williams, since they’re her references and the gamers who motivated her to play tennis thanks to her achievements. achieved on the circuit. “I personally like to play for folks greater than me. Ladies of all races strategy me, however primarily African-American ladies who inform me that they’ve taken a racket for the primary time thanks to me. It’s superb to me as a result of that’s how I began in sports activities. I keep in mind a month earlier than Wimbledon I went to the membership to prepare and I noticed many boys coaching. A month later I got here again and most had been ladies who had began coaching for me. I by no means imagined {that a} match may have such a reality. For me, one among my essential aims is to proceed breaking boundaries. On the similar time, I don’t like to be in contrast to Serena or Venus Williams. To start with, I’m not at his degree but. I really feel prefer it’s not fair to compare the Williams sisters to somebody who’s simply getting began. I don’t really feel good, I nonetheless see them as a benchmark. Regardless of all of the reward, they shouldn’t put me in the identical group. After all I hope to get the place they’ve come however they’re the 2 ladies who paved the way, so I can by no means be like them. I really feel like I couldn’t have an opportunity to get to their degree if it wasn’t for them. I by no means would have considered taking part in tennis in the event that they hadn’t been a part of it when there have been only a few African-American ladies in tennis. For all they’ve performed they need to not compare me to them. “Lastly, Gauff needed to categorical that now he enjoys extra when it comes to coaching and taking part in video games and thanked his closest circle for the assistance he obtained in probably the most tough moments. “I’ve gotten used to the concept folks see me as a task mannequin. That provides extra strain since I do know that folks watch all my actions. More often than not it’s simple as a result of I’m at all times myself., I do not faux to be somebody with whom folks agree. I don’t really feel like I had to flip a change. At first I believed it had to be excellent however I did a religious search and left it behind. Since I did, I’ve loved coaching and taking part in video games way more. It was 2018 after I keep in mind waking up and did not need to prepare. I used to be fortunate to give you the option to determine it out quickly. and cease what may have been a serious drought. I’ve an excellent circle of associates and household who’re at all times very shut. She is going to by no means be the lady who will increase her variety of associates. This has helped me to know who actually loves you or who’s shifting with you for different causes. I’m very cautious with who’s shut to me. They’re the individuals who have helped me by tough occasions. It took me some time to get snug after expressing my true feelings however as soon as I realized it it made it simpler. “last_img read more