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Premier League 2011-2012

With just one week before the 2011 – 2012 season of Premier League will start, the teams are testing players, finalize transfers and make their battle plan for the competition.

Chelsea’s new manager is on fire. He managed the third transfer of the summer. After Oriol Romeu (19 years) and Thibaut Courtois (18), Londoners have got to a deal with Romelu Lukaku Belgian (18) from Anderlecht.

The Striker gave 33 goals in 73 games for Anderlecht and already has 10 national selections in Belgium. Chelsea announced on its official site that Lukaku will support the medical tests and will sign the official contract early next week.

According to British media, the transfer of Lukaku will cost Abramovich about 25 million. The Belgian kid is compared to Drogba because of his style and was mentioned by a British magazine like the best young player in the world at his age category.

With all these acquisitions the Blues have to make a good figure this year in Premier League. But they are not the only ones. Manchester United and Manchester City have a very good chance this year also and, we can’t forget The Gunners.


Congratulation Barcelona!

What was the most awaited match of the year happened last night. Barcelona took advantage of his one of a kind player, probably the best in the world, Messi.

Barcelona: Valdes, Abidal, Pique, Mascherano, Dani Alves, Iniesta, Busquets, Xavi, Pedro, Messi, Villa
Substitutes: Puyol, Bojan, Keita, Afellay, Adriano Thiago Alcantara

Manchester United: Van der Sar, Evra, Vidic, Ferdinand, Fabio, Park Ji-Sung, Giggs, Carrick, Valencia, Rooney, Hernandez
Substitutes: Kuszczak, Owen, Anderson, Smalling, Nani, Scholes, Fletcher

Barcelona won the Champions League after a match dominated by one end to another. Catalans put their hands on the fourth trophy in history, as equaling performances clubs Ajax and Bayern Munich.

Min 26: GOAL Barcelona: Xavi sent a pass to Pedro, which rscored with a shot from 14 feet.

Min 33: GOAL Manchester: Rooney manages to score after his first dangerous action. Reruns phase showed that the referee had to stop stop because Giggs was in offside before the ball reached to Rooney.

Min 54: GOAL BARCELONA: Messi scores with a shot on the center from 20 meters; mistake placement of Van der Sar

: Messi pass to David Villa who sent a shot perfectly without any hope for Manchester’s goalkeeper.

“We couldn’t stop Messi! It’s the best player in the world and we’re not the first to complain about it, “ said Ferguson.
“They are the best team in the world. They have been the strongest opponent we have met so far, we were mesmerized with their passes, “ Sir Alex Ferguson ended.

“I think today we are not aware of what we have done. We were better and I’m sure we will have other successes. We did things well. I am extremely pleased with what happened to us and what we do “ said Messi.

Phenomenal game! Congratulation Barcelona!


UEFA Champions League Final!

And the moment awaited by every one of us is here. The UEFA Champions League final is just a few hours ahead. Emotions are the main thing upon both camps. Supporters tremble to find who, or maybe better said, which is the best team in Europe, but better said, in the world.

Both teams stand with great chances, considering a round ball and a gather of the top players in each team. Barcelona comes after an awesome parcour during the stages with awesome winnings but Manchester United is no down like them. Two teams with different football styles will meet in the British capital.

In 1968, Manchester United became the first England team that won the Champions Cup after the game with Eusebio’s Benfica, won with 4-1, the final played at Wembley.

Barca won the Champions Cup for the first time at the famous stadium in England. It happened on May 20, 1992 after a match against Sampdoria.

Ready to guess?

If football is in the mood for a story, then the trophy is entitled to be earned by Manchester United. But if statistics will have the last word, the English will have an impossible task ahead of Messi and Iniesta.


Manchester United, team for the final

The Red Devils manager will start the game from the Wembley Stadium with the same winning formula with Schalke in the semifinals round. Giggs will not miss, despite the sex scandal involving the English player.

Sir Alex Ferguson has no doubt. He bets on a team that made the day after tomorrow show in Gelsenkirchen, in the 2-0 victory over Schalke’s ground in the first leg of the semifinals.

Nani, elected best player of the season at United, Berbatov, Scholes, Fletcher, Anderson and entertainment will take place on the bench at Wembley. Manchester counts on the couple who attacked and managed to take 19th title in England: Rooney and Chicharito Hernandez. In the middle, Park Ji-sung will not miss on the left, Valencia will play the other extreme, and in the center will play alongside Fletcher and Giggs, despite the terrible tenured sex scandal that is involved after the affair with supermodel Imogen Thomas.

Finally, the defense is standard, with Fabio, Vidic, Rio Ferdinand and Evra.
“I made many good games in Europe, but not with Schalke secure place among the most successful, ” said Sir Alex Ferguson.


The english duel, 1-0 for Manchester.

Champions League is used to deliver best games. Two heroes, one of the both sides, Wayne Rooney and Edwin van der Sar , first one his goal and second his saves made United favourites to win the English quarter-final.

The first leg was decided by Rooney’s strike in the 24th minute after great work by the evergreen Ryan Giggs. His goal is pretty important because it’s an away goal, and on the Old Trafford they will have the home advantage.

Sir Alex Ferguson (Manchester United):
“We’re not surprised. We didn’t get many chances, Nani in the second half and Chicharito’s [Javier Hernández] first-half header. Overall, it was a matter of a clever midfield. I think most of the time we contained them very well.”

Carlo Ancelotti (Chelsea):
“We know it will be difficult now. We need to win at Old Trafford and have the confidence we can do this. Our performance tonight was good and we gave 100%. In general we played good football, with good control, but we conceded a goal too easily and it was very difficult to come back.”

Next Tuesday is not far away and the final result will set. Stay tuned.