1×1 of Real Madrid: Isco, Kroos and Modric, lampless geniuses


first_imgCourtoisAlmost a Saudi viewer more. His first notable stop was in the 75th minute. Madrid protected him by playing almost a continuous round of half of the Valencian field. Little did put in the 1-3 of Parejo of penalty in the 93 ‘.CarvajalHe was not surprised by Gayà and although it was not a particularly offensive day that of Leganense, Madrid did not need it either.BouquetsWithout Rodrigo’s threat, he barely had a job with Gameiro. He ended up in the area trying his little goal and his was the involuntary hand of the penalty. You can afford it, direct the strongest defense in Madrid in the last two decades.VaraneHe is very fine physically and mentally grown, so he no longer offers gaps. Before Valencia, elegance and practicality. One of the sweetest moments of his career.MendyWithout stridence, well in defense as it is usual but not very decisive when it goes deep. Their centers still suspend. He left his place to Marcelo in the 70 ‘.CasemiroHe did not have to suffer with Ferran behind him and offered his control football with the usual mastery. Placid night for him in Jeddah.KroosHe won the intelligence and aiming contest with his Olympic goal. Jaume Domènech is not going to forget to cover a stick in a corner again. Kroos barely celebrated his work of art, that’s one hundred percent German …Valverde It does not regulate or save a drop of sweat. It moved between Parejo and Kondogbia like a jet plane. It is immovable of the eleven.IscoHis was the 0-2 with mischief and it was the genius who left the lamp the rest of the game. Inside, out, on the edge of the area or moving the ball, it was ubiquitous. When it is in genius mode and it is believed, it is unquestionably owned material with Madrid and La Roja.ModricSaudi fans will be able to say that they saw in person one of the last great goals of the little Croatian violinist. That much with the outside was of postcard. At times midpoint and almost second striker, he liked it as if he was fifteen years younger. Plethoric.JovicHis style and Benzema’s can not be more antagonistic and it shows that the white team is accustomed to French. It was an islet in Jeddah. Zidane asks for patience with the Bosnian Serbo, but Jovic’s face on the bench gave away that he knew he had lost a chance of pure gold.MarceloZidane gave him the last twenty minutes and took a thunderous ovation from King Abdullah.JamesThe last quarter of an hour was his after two months of leave due to injury. And it gave him time to have an occasion, after two good caracoleos, in 84 ‘. The Colombian will have to sweat a lot to make a dent in this Madrid that goes on wheels.MarianoThe 0-3 made Zizou give him a gift from Reyes three days late. He left in the 80 ‘in what have been his first minutes of the season.last_img read more


A Coruña will appoint Arsenio Iglesias Adoptive Son


first_imgConsider also that Arsenio’s sports career is “linked to the most unique pages of the city’s sports history, in objective victories, such as the Copa del Rey of 1995, and also and very especially with collective emotions of the city, in the attainment of ascent and fought permanence or in the trajectory of Deportivo Europe “.The Commission has made this determination after on the change.org website the journalist Alfonso Hermida initiated a petition so that Arsenio, 89, was distinguished by the City Council of A Coruña. At the end of 2017, Arsenio was also named Favorite Son of Arteixo, his hometown, adjacent to A Coruña.As a player he played for Deportivo, Sevilla, Granada and Oviedo and played 238 games in the highest category of national football.Later, as coach, he directed Deportivo in four stages between 1970 and the 1990s and was a key figure in the so-called Superdepor, who won the first official title of the club (the Copa del Rey of 1995) and was about to win the League in 1994, when he lost it on the last day after failing a penalty in the final moments.Arsenio, who also directed Hercules, Zaragoza, Burgos, Elche and Almería, He closed his career as a coach on the bench of Real Madrid in the 1995-96 season, although later he took charge of the Galician team. The City Council of A Coruña will appoint the city’s Adoptive Son as former coach and former player of Deportivo Arsenio Iglesias, who also directed in his career on the benches at Real Madrid, among other clubs, and will have a street in the city.The Municipal Honors and Distinctions Commission agreed Friday to grant the title to Arsenio Iglesias for “his personal, sporting merits and the work he developed promoting the city, as well as for his social recognition”, the local government explains in a statement.The Commission has also agreed to grant a street in the city and that the Sports City of the Tower bears his name. The initiative had the support of all municipal groups and must be approved by the Plenary.“The figure of Arsenio does not require presentation in the city. His name is linked to the most outstanding moments of that collective heritage that is Deportivo, in addition to constituting, by itself, one of the most relevant athletes and professionals linked to the elite sport that has taken the name of our city, “says the City Council.last_img read more


Carvajal arrives clean to the derby


first_imgDani Carvajal will arrive clean of cards to the derby against Atlético de Madrid (February 1st). The side will miss the match against the Valladolid (January 26) when seeing the fifth yellow against the Seville by wasting time taking the ball and trying to delay the serve of a player from the Lopetegui team. The card arrived in the 87th minute and the player was seen winking at Militao. two The match against Valladolid will be the second to miss the side this season due to card accumulation. The first match was on the first day of the League against Celtic by dragging the sanction of the 18/19 season.last_img


Suárez-dependence in Barça away from Camp Nou


first_imgThus, Suarez scored a goal in the victory 0-2 from Getafe after one ‘assistance’ by Ter Stegen; it was basic in the comeback in Leganés, where Barça won 1-2 thanks among other things to somewhat Uruguayan and also actively participated in the 0-3 from Eibar. When you have not marked, has been able to attend. Made screen for Messi in the Wanda 0-1 goal. The Argentine, after exceptional driving, relied very well on the Uruguayan to beat Oblak. In Liga, Suarez had a very prominent paper also in some draws In the 2-2 of AnoetaHe attended Griezmann for 1-1 and advanced to Barça after a pass from Messi that left him facing goal. Y against Espanyol, made a Golazo center of Alba and gave another spectacular pass to Arturo Vidal. In Champions, his participation was also decisive in Prague (He participated in the 1-2 that was granted at his own door) and in Milan, assisting Ansu in a similar way to Messi in the Wanda for 1-2. The Barca has had certain Suárez-dependence this season out of home. The Uruguayan is a player with whom you can go to war, especially outside Camp Nou. Have spirit and prints character to the team. his absence is noted. So much that, a journey through the statistics of the course discover that in all the games that Barça have won out this season, Suárez has been participation. Newly operated of the right knee for the second time in two years, the lesion of Suarez makes a tremendous damage to Barça. It is not only his figures, that also (until his injury, he had participated in 41% of Barça’s goals). It is your job to make Messi happier in the grass and open corridors that now the Argentine will have to find in other places and with the help of other colleagues. Suárez is not expected until May. We’ll see if it’s late or not for Barça.last_img read more


Setién: “This victory will give us extra energy for the future”


first_imgQuique Setién went through Movistar before speaking at a press conference. These were his statements.Victory suffered.We had two games, Thursday and this one, extremely demanding. Two teams that have squeezed us a lot. But then we tried to squeeze. But they have players with capacity. Fekir has made an extraordinary match but we have been able to control the match.What did you like least about your team?I liked it. We must value the game we have played. There have been things we could do better, but I am happy with the attitude of the team. It is not easy to overcome a match twice and we have achieved it.Has the team been deeper today?If a team presses you high, all the passes you can generate forward is damage you can do to the opponent. We have made an extraordinary ball out in 1-1, but the team is improving many things. Do you have anything to say about the collegiate?From where I am I do not see it clearly. But there has been this play by Leo. And Messi himself was saying the same as if he had to throw himself to make a penalty. In the rest of the plays, nothing to say. Sometimes they ask for more and sometimes against.What percentage has to improve your team?We still lack things and above all this victory is very important because it allows us to get three points out. It is a subject that has been complicating. In Bilbao we were fine, they eliminated us. But this will give us motivation and extra energy for the future.How was your return to Villamarín?Six or seven months ago I left here and I have many friends. I want him to do his best, especially now that we have measured ourselves to them.last_img read more


Barbie also plays football


first_imgAFP ‘); return false; “class =” item-multimedia “>AFP Women’s football does not stop growing and that implies that the big commercial brands want to be linked to it. The last great corporation has been Mattel, who has not hesitated to give a football identity to the Barbie and for that he noticed Amadine Henry, midfielder of Lyon Posing fun with the doll.last_img


Messi explodes against rumors and makes a double denial


first_imgThe crisis unleashed by the coronavirus also affects the information. So much so that, day by day, you can read news on social networks that are denied a short time later or photographs that do not correspond to the date marked. Another proof of this is that in the midst of a pandemic Twitter has found 1.5 million accounts suspected of manipulating information about the coronavirus. Leo Messi, under such circumstances, He has come out to deny a publication by an Argentine media, which placed him at Inter Milan and said, furthermore, that the Argentinean had paid Ronaldinho’s bail.Leo Messi & nbsp; (Instagram) ‘); return false; “class =” item-multimedia “>Messi denies a publication from Argentina that places him at Inter.Leo Messi (Instagram) “I already said it many times, that my idea is to continue and as long as the club and the people continue to want that, for my part there will never be any problem, “he told Mundo Deportivo. However, the renewal agreement does not come and the economic crisis that the pandemic will bring could generate some type of controversy in the negotiations. Meanwhile, Messi, on his Instagram, gestures to Bartomeu again: at the moment, he does not want to hear offers that do not come from Barcelona. Barcelona footballer not used to publicly talking about rumors that there is around his figure. However, given the wave of information and the dissemination of the same, it has chosen to do so. Messi, in this way, gestures to his current club, with which he has not yet renewed and from which he could leave next summer if an agreement is not reached. In any case, the Argentine star has already spoken on several occasions in favor of his love for colors.last_img read more


David Luiz: “Everyone knows that I want to return to Benfica”


first_imgDavid Luiz has celebrated this Wednesday his 33rd birthday in full stop by the coronavirus. The Arsenal center-back has told how his exit to the Chelsea and has opened the door to a return to Benfica, the club he left ten years ago. David Luiz showed his desire to return to the team of the eagles: “I never lost my connection to Benfica, I have this in my head, everyone knows, I want to go back. I want to put the Benfica shirt back on and feel that feeling again. The day I enter the Estadio da Luz will be very special, it will be one of the best feelings of my life. “The defender started his career in Vitória Brazilian and at the age of 19 he signed for the Benfica. After four seasons Chelsea signed him. As a player blue He has lived two stages: the first of four seasons in which he won a Premier League and a Champions and the second of three, between one and the other he played three years in the PSG. In the summer of 2019 he remained in London but changed the Chelsea for him Arsenal. The Brazilian told in an interview with Sport tv that he did not want to leave Benfica when he signed for Chelsea: “I was afraid to leave Benfica, I was afraid to live a new story. Rui Costa, as sports director, took me to his office and spoke to me. I was afraid to erase all my history at Benfica, love, the pleasure I had to live in this country and play for Benfica. “The center-back continued explaining his conversation with Rui Costa: “I said, ‘I don’t want to go, I’m going to stay, I’m going to stay’. Rui said something that touched my heart: ‘The doors will always be open to you. You need to show your football to the whole world ‘”center_img David Luiz: “Pedrinho is a great player”The Brazilian also spoke about the signing of Pedrinho for him Benfica: “He is, without a doubt, a great player, with a lot of quality. He goes to the right club for him, so that he can be promoted in Europe and can help Benfica win many titles. I believe in his football, it was certainly the right decision “last_img read more


Warriors cruise past San Antonio


first_imgOAKLAND, California (AP):Golden State’s Stephen Curry scored 37 points and hit six 3-pointers in three quarters as the reigning champions, Warriors, showed that they still rule the NBA’s Western Conference by beating nearest rivals San Antonio 120-90 on Monday.The Spurs were chasing a win that would have left the conference’s top teams only one game apart but were never in the contest against a Warriors team that has now won 39 consecutive home games.Golden State’s Curry had 15 points in the opening quarter and shot 12 for 20 as he recorded a personal best-points total against San Antonio.Kawhi Leonard scored 16 for the sloppy Spurs, who had won their previous 13 games.Chicago came from eight points down in the fourth quarter to win 89-84 at Chicago.Dwyane Wade had 28 points, including 10 in the fourth, and Chris Bosh added 18. Pau Gasol had 19 points and 17 rebounds to lead the Bulls.Memphis’ Jeff Green scored a season-high 30 points to lead the Grizzlies to a 108-102 overtime win against Orlando.Cleveland struggled against Minnesota before a spurt late in the third and early in the fourth that set up a 114-107 win.LeBron James scored 25 points and Tristan Thompson had 19 points and 12 rebounds for the Cavaliers. Karl Anthony-Towns led Minnesota with 26 points and 11 rebounds.Pint-sized point guard Isaiah Thomas scored 23 points in three quarters, and five other players finished in double figures as Boston defeated Washington 116-91.Atlanta completed a four-game Western Conference road trip with a 119-105 win at Denver, with Paul Millsap scoring 22 points.Detroit’s Reggie Jackson scored 29 points as the Pistons led from go to whoa in beating Utah 95-92.Sacramento’s DeMarcus Cousins set a team record with 56 points – the most by an NBA player this season – but it was not enough to prevent the Kings losing 129-128 to Charlotte.Houston’s James Harden scored 35 points and Trevor Ariza added a season-high 31, and the Rockets needed all of it to edge undermanned New Orleans 112-111.last_img read more


Whitmore ‘deeply honoured’ – St James PC names two roads after former Reggae Boy


first_imgWESTERN BUREAU: Former national football star, Theodore ‘Tappa’ Whitmore, was one of nine prominent St James residents to have roads renamed in their honour at a ceremony hosted by the St James Parish Council at the Montego Bay Sports Complex on Tuesday. “I am deeply honoured and extremely privileged to be among the list of persons to be recognised by the St James Parish Council in such a significant way,” said Whitmore, who represented Jamaica with distinction in the 1998 World Cup Finals in France. “To have a road named after me is truly humbling. “I have spent most of my adult life dedicated to something I love, which is football. Not many people have the awesome blessing of getting up each day and working in an environment that fills their heart with such satisfaction,” continued Whitmore. “Therefore, it is my fervent desire to continue to serve my country and community by contributing in all ways I can to uplift those with whom I come in contact with, but more important, the less fortunate.” Whitmore also took the opportunity to make an impassioned plea for greater investment in the youth, citing the recent successes of two of St James football clubs. “On Saturday, the Granville Football Club won the Western Confederation Super League and Montego Bay United won the Red Stripe Premier League on Sunday,” said Whitmore. “These two championship successes have brought great pride to the west and are sterling examples of how community programmes can provide a positive alternative to our youths. “That is why I am convinced we can turn things around for our young men and women and (help them) regain their self-esteem through dignified work and community interaction.” He continued: “As I accept this gesture by the parish council, I do not only do so with a grateful heart, but also with a call for renewal in community development and greater investment in our young people.” Whitmore was one of nine honourees at the ceremony, which named 10 roadways in Montego Bay after prominent Montegonians – living and deceased – who offered exemplary service to the city through business, politics and sports. The two roadways named after Whitmore are: Theodore Whitmore Crescent, the section of roadway from the Howard Cooke Boulevard turning on to the Montego Bay Road and then right at the first roundabout in the southerly direction, passing the Catherine Hall Shopping Complex (MegaMart) to the second roundabout; and Theodore Whitmore Close, the section of roadway from Theodore Whitmore Crescent to the Montego Bay Sports Complex Bleachers’ Car Park. The other eight newly named roadways in Montego Bay are: – A.G.S. Coombs Road, named after the late former Minister of Communication and Works A.G.S. Coombs. – Arthur Gilchrist Boulevard, after the late former Mayor of Montego Bay Councillor Arthur Gilchrist. – Charles E. Sinclair Road, after the late former Mayor of Montego Bay Councillor Charles E. Sinclair. – Clarence Nelson Drive, after the late former Custos Rotulorum of St James Clarence Nelson. – Francis Tulloch Road, after businessman and former Minister of Tourism Francis Tulloch. – Glaister Dehaney Close, after businessman Glaister Dehaney. – Maffessanti Drive, after developer and builder Guiseppe Maffessanti. – Dr Marco Brown Road, after retired medical practitioner Dr Marco Brown.last_img read more