May 14

“Real Madrid is a favorite, but Atlético will compete”

first_imgEI Bernabéu derby it is played tomorrow (4:00 pm, Movistar LaLiga) but the veterans from Real Madrid Y Athletic they came forward crossing balls in a paddle tennis court. The former soccer players of the eternal rivals of the capital put on their shoes and enjoyed challenging themselves in the III Padel Derbi Challenge, sponsored by Hyundai, Ecovidrio, 888 Sport and Babolat Pádel, and organized by AS and La Masó Sports Club. The goal, or rather, the lack of it, also gave what to talk about. The arrival or not of Cavani to the Metropolitan (“It would be a great boost for Atleti,” Moya confessed) and the complicated start from Jovic in Madrid “It’s a surprise, because he’s a great striker,” commented Pantic, a compatriot of the white striker. “I see him lost, but You have to be patient“.East padelistic confrontation between Real Madrid and Atlético, he fell on the side of the Mejías y Ríos mattresses, which they received from Margarita Rodríguez (director of marketing and advertising for Hyundai) and Nicolás Delgado (director of La Masó Sports Club) the champions prize when imposed in a tight tie-breaker to the white duo Red-Javi Guerrero. JESUS ​​RUBIO & nbsp; (DAILY AS) ‘); return false; “class =” item-multimedia “>Margarita Rodríguez and Nicolás Delgado presented the awards.JESUS ​​RUBIO (DAILY AS) Illustrious Although they didn’t dress short, too they wanted to support this charity event in favor of the Forever Dream Foundation other illustrious of both teams. In addition to Pantic, last year’s challenge champion, Dani García Lara and Pavón attended, that sees a “dominant and dynamic Madrid”. Tomorrow, the derby will be the one to pass sentence. During more than three hoursReal Madrid veterans (Rubén de la Red, Jordi Codina, Enrique Velasco and Javi Guerrero) measured each other to decide who would play the grand finale against the rojiblancos (Roberto Fresnedoso, Movilla, Gabi Moya, Ángel Mejías, José Luna, Chino Zapatera and Juan Ríos), with the presence of paddle professor Robin Boneberg and the professional extenist Pato Clavet. There were the traditional pickets in the family photo (“Forza Atleti!” He shouted Javier Matallanas, quickly replicated by a “3-0!” from Tomás Roncero) and a lot of analysis between serves, volleys and beautiful points. “The responsibility and pressure in this derby is in Madrid,” he said. Roberto Fresnedoso. He added: “Atleti has nothing to lose.” The majority agreed on an idea about what awaits us: Madrid arrives better but Atlético, despite its recent setbacks, will compete to the fullest, as always.last_img read more

November 27

I’m not back, was always there, says Manchester City’s Yaya Toure

first_imgManchester City midfielder Yaya Toure says he was “unfairly” criticised last season for a perceived dip in form but insisted he could not care less.The Ivory Coast captain was at his marauding best against West Bromwich Albion, scoring a brace in his club’s Premier League opener on Monday.”For me, I’m quite surprised. Last season was not the best season for us, but second in the table, I think, is not bad at all,” the 32-year-old was quoted as saying by the British media.”There has been a lot of criticism about me but it was not a bad season. Twelve goals and I won the Copa (Africa Cup of Nations) for my country. It’s not bad at all.Also read: New signings settled quickly, United eyeing trophies, says Carrick “I know what I want, I know what I have to do. I don’t care what people are saying about me,” he said.One of the most dominant players in European football when on song, Toure insisted he was “not back”, as had been widely reported.”I’ve always been there. People have to understand football is not talking about one player, it’s about the team. I hope this year is going to be fine for us,” Toure said.Also read: Coach Pellegrini absolutely sure City will win Premier League “The important thing is we have a target. That is to bounce back like we did two seasons ago.”The Premier League is very tough. There’s a very long way to go. There’s 37 more games, we want to be fully aware of all that’s coming,” he said.advertisementCity host champions Chelsea at the Etihad Stadium on Sunday and the importance of the match is not lost on Toure.”We have a massive game on Sunday against a direct rival. I hope it will be a good one for us,” the former Barcelona player said.”Sunday is going to be tough again — after that we have Everton. I think it is a strong start. We are fully focused this year.”last_img read more