Saturday, 8 October 2011
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Virat Kohli and Chris Gayle Katich said his side to victory can not match.
Chasing an imposing 203 for two, Gayle struck a whirlwind 92, while Kohli on Friday night at six wicket win over NSW power RCB an unbeaten 84-run knock played.
"Virat was brilliant, Gayle was awesome. We tried different lengths, different paces, it was a big learning experience for the young bowlers, probably a couple of dropped catches cost us today. Earlier on the ball was holding up a bit," a disappointed Katich said after crashing out of the tournament.
His counterpart Daniel Vettori's batting friendly wicket after the 200 was a gettable target.
"It is tough for the bowlers but it must be amazing to watch. 200 is a par score here. It was tough to be belted over the park but we managed to get home tonight.
He also lauded Gayle and Kohli for their stupendous efforts.
"They (Gayle and Kohli) are confident enough to back their games but you have still to play exceptionally well. It is pure batsmanship and its enthralling to watch. Some of the bowlers will look forward to not playing here," Vettori said.
Man-of-the-match Kohli said he was content playing the waiting game as long as Gayle was at the crease and did not go for the big hits from the word go.
He said, "I said it happens once in a while, but we have done it again. I went in with a mindset to play myself in, I was not desperate to score but I got the right cricket shots".
He added, "Chris (Gayle) has the ability to give a 25-run over. I decided to play two dot balls".
Friday, 30 September 2011
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Napoli to the rest of Europe has sent a message Tuesday night after their team won 2-0 Villarreal on to the next round increases the likelihood.
De Laurentiis told Il Corriere dello Sport, "It [all-Italian final against Inter] would be a triumph for Calcio and a message for [Uefa president] Michel Platini".
"In this competition [Champions League] I always support the Italian teams because our coaches and our football are being watched by the rest of the continent."
Speaking of Saturday's big match against Claudio Ranieri's men, the president said: "I hope Goran Pandev can get one over his old colleagues."
Pandev at Napoli on loan until after they have joined in the summer season.
Thursday, 22 September 2011
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Nine-time European champions since the 2002 Champions League semi-finals are not reached despite being stacked with top talent but the 33-year-old says that Spanish companies are more motivated this season.
"We reached the semi-finals last season (they were beaten by bitter rivals Barcelona), which means we did well, but we want to do better this year," he said in an interview posted on the club's website.
"We'll need to be in the final if we want the trophy.
"After the present stage we'll play two games in each ensuing round, and you have to play very well in both.
"You can't afford to do well in one and then so-so or badly in the other. We'll have to give good performances in both and also have a little luck to go through.
"He works on every single detail and very well on a daily basis. He wants you to improve every day.
"It's only normal that you grow as a player, and also as a man, when you work with him.
"I'm very proud of working with him for such a long time. It?s special to be next to him."
The former Portuguese international, a sudden end to his stellar international career for the important Euro 2012 qualifier last month brought by walking out on the opportunity - joined Real in August 2010 from Chelsea on a two year contract.
Friday, 29 July 2011
European football's governing body to return or previous Thursday in London and Barcelona between Manchester United 28 May cited the success of the game.
The first European Cup final in three years in a stadium that will be held twice. Wembley final in four years between 1968 and 1971 to host twice.
English Football Association finals in 2013 during the 150th birthday takes place.
Wednesday, 22 June 2011
Wembley to ensure that the end of previous month for the hosting rights to the final of Britain's tax laws that granted an exemption rules for foreign teams to rest.
But it was a closed left and a broken government that asked for the UEFA decision to award the first ever English Football Association last week's 150th anniversary as a way of marking Wembley 2013 final.
The British government said in statement to The Associated Press, "The government has not been approached about tax breaks for the 2013 Champions League final. If such an approach is made, we will consider it."UEFA confirmed that it had not made the tax exemption a prerequisite to giving Wembley the match a decision that took many by surprise since no venue has held the Champions League final in such quick succession.
UEFA general secretary Gianni Infantino told the AP, "It was more important to first give the signal that we want to celebrate in an appropriate way the 150th anniversary of The Football Association. This is more important than the rest of the issues.
"We are confident that the same (tax) conditions will apply (in 2013)."
Monday, 30 May 2011
The Catalans' 3-1 Manchester United PEP Guardiola winning a manager and as a coach in his first three years earned his 10th trophy as second Champions League trophy.
Opta (this is their twitter feed) in which about 70 countries in 30 different sports should cover all tournament games Datablog complete data analysis has agreed to publish.
Opta's analysis of the final includes some great post-match facts:
• Barcelona have now won more league and European Cup doubles than any other team in history
• Since 2006-07, Manchester United have been restricted to just a single shot on target in only two Champions League games, both v Barcelona
• Five of the last six clubs to have lost a Champions League final have come from England
• Despite attempting a Champions League 2010/11 high of 148 passes (excluding crosses), Xavi managed the best success rate (95.3%) on the pitch
• Thanks to Barcelona's victory, Spain (13) have overtaken Italy (12) in terms of most Champions League/European Cup trophies
• Messi, Villa and Pedro have scored 98 goals for Barcelona this season, in all competitions
• More than half of Wayne Rooney's goals in the Champions League have come in the knockout stages (14/24, excluding qualifiers)
Tuesday, 5 April 2011
Nerazzurri to defend their European trophy are appointed, and 26-year-old former coach Jose Mourinho against them in the final will get a meeting.
Sneijder told UEFA.com, "That would be very nice. I hope we make it until the final and I hope they make it as well. But for sure, I hope we win then."
Inter Milan in the race for the Scudetto on the ground Saturday night in the 3-0 derby loss Dutchman scoreline feels his team's performance was not lost after meditating.
He told Il Corriere dello Sport, "The result tells a lie. Milan played well and they deserved it, but it would have been different had we struck at the right momen".