Friday, December 11, 2015

The match against Borussia brought confidence to Berbatov and PAOK

The Bulgarian footballer, Dimitar Berbatov, is happy with the 1:0 victory over Borussia Dortmund in the Europa League. The attacker did not hide his satisfaction after the meeting, praised his teammates, especially the defense.
PAOK had no chance for ranking ahead while Dortmund had secured a place in the knockout stages. Dimitar Berbatov, who has recovered from his injury, started the match according as a holder and stayed on the pitch till the 71st minute.
`We have achieved an excellent result. The team was fantastic, and our defense, which did great during the whole match.`, said Dimitar Berbatov.
`Against Borussia Dortmund, we played as a team. We defended as a team. It`s a good result that will inspire confidence on for upcoming matches. We showed that when we play well, we can beat any opponent.`, added the Bulgarian striker.
The other teams from the group of PAOK - Krasnodar and Borussia Dortmund are going forward in Europa League.

Thursday, December 3, 2015

Is Ronaldo`s magic disappearing?

Cristiano Ronaldo is not experiencing the strongest period in his career. The opinion of the football specialists in this field are unanimous, since everyone noticed that Portuguese is not located in the familiar form.
In fact, in Spain, when they commented on the presentation of the Royal Club and the famous drop in the ranks of the `Kings`, inevitably the form of Ronaldo is mentioned as one of the most significant concerns of the team`s coach Rafa Benitez.
A look at the statistics suggests that Ronaldo is lagging behind in comparison with two of the blades of Barcelona - Luis Suarez and Neymar.
Ronaldo has had 9 goals from the beginning of the campaign while Neymar has had 14 goals in 13 rounds. Luis Suarez made 12 hits.
This indicator is only disturbing enough for Ronaldo`s condition, which traditionally is at the top of the goal master list.
All of that made a large portion of the sports analysts to ask whether the magic of Ronaldo is disappearing.