elendeesfritptrusqbgplrozh-CN
no1badge

Free access

A Buffon kiss to Mbappe who ended his record
Editorial

A Buffon kiss to Mbappe who ended his record

Two players separated by 21 years did battle in the Champions League semi-final with Juventus' 39-year-old veteran goalkeeper stopping Monaco's 18-year-old attacker for the most part ... then in the 69th minute Kylian Mbappe finally beat Gianluigi Buffon, and as a sign of admiration the Italian sent a kiss on his French foe.

Continuing to make history, Mbappe became the youngest player to score in a Champions League semi-final at 18 years and 134 days, after also becoming the first player to hit the back of the net in each of his first four knockout matches.

From the second round onwards, only Cristiano Ronaldo has scored more goals - eight for the Real Madrid man and six for Mbappe.

That goal on Tuesday evening ended Juventus 690 minute run without conceding in Europe's premier club competition - seven games since Nicholas Pareja bagged one for Sevilla in their 3-1 defeat at the Estadio Ramon Sanchez Pizjuan.

The AC Milan side of 2004/05 went 641 minutes unbeaten at the back, and Juventus equalized their knockout record of not letting a goal in over five matches, but they were not solid enough to break Arsenal's all-time record.

In 2005/06, the Gunners reached the final with Jens Lehmann keeping a 995 minute clean sheet.

Mbappe joins a small club that includes Corentin Tolisso of Lyon and Sevilla's Pareja as the only players to have hit the back of the Juventus net in the Champions League.

Of the 690 minutes, Buffon managed to stay unbeaten for 600 of them, the fifth best record in Champions League history, as Neto was in goal during Juve's victory over Dinamo Zagreb.

Zidane: Real Madrid will try to score and beat Atletico

In Real Madrid's quest for a second successful Champions League trophy, Zinedine Zidane has urged his side to forget about their sizeable advantage going into the return leg of the semi-final clash with Atletico Madrid.

Just like in the past two rounds, the coach is adamant that Los Blancos must play to win on the night if they are to reach the final Cardiff.

"We are going to try to score and win, [the aggregate scoreline] will not affect anything that we want to do," Zidane told reporters.

"On the pitch we have to give our maximum to win the game. If we do that, we will see how the scoreline ends up, but our plans are not going to change.

"Atletico will try everything but we are going to try to continue on our path, the one that has brought us here. From the first minute, we will be clear in our game plan."

With Real so close to doing the double, the Frenchman was clear that the trophy cabinet will not necessarily dictate its satisfaction with the players in the coming weeks, but their overall effort levels will.

"The injustice would be if we didn't give our maximum," Zidane said.

"For eight or nine months, players have worked every day with incredible professionalism, but every three days you have to prove yourself again.

"Tomorrow is another game and we have to prove ourselves."

Zidane also opted against giving any further news on Theo Hernandez's impending switch from Atletico to Real, insisting that it's not his focus.

"Sergio [Ramos] has answered the question about Theo," shrugged the coach.

"What happens between the club happens and it's not something I can fix.

"One day it's about the Atletico fans, another day the Real fans ... That is between them."

Ramos had earlier stated that he is waiting until the end of the season to contemplate anybody joining him in the Estadio Santiago Bernabeu dressing room.

Simeone: If I still have to motivate my players for this match, I should leave

Belief in a comeback is non-negotiable for Diego Simeone at this stage, and if the players aren't fully committed to the idea, the charismatic Argentine feels that he is the one to blame.

A special occasion at the Estadio Vicente Calderon against their fiercest rivals means the squad should be prepared regardless of whether or not the coach flashes his usual motivational charm and inspirational message.

"If I have to motivate my players for this match, then I should leave," Simeone said in his pre-match press conference. "Every match is different.

"Since they beat us in two Champions League finals and most recently 3-0, it's a beautiful challenge."

The message for fans, then, couldn't be clearer.

"Every fan can believe what they want to believe, but we believe in ourselves and know how strong we are," he pointed out. "We know what situation we find ourselves in and I trust my players a lot that they'll have a big game."

Fatigue in the face of a squher fresher such as Real's could tilt the tie Los Blancos way, but it is the mentality of his players that the coach is most focused on.

"The numbers and mileage run is there for everyone to see," Simeone continued. "Real Madrid, along with Bayern Munich, have the best squad in the world.

"If we have the emotional balance, I know we'll have a good game.

"The players' anxiety doesn't worry me - they know that to score the second you must score the first."

Gabi: Humility has nothing to do with where you were raised or how much money you have

The last ever Champions League clash at the Estadio Vicente Calderon will host Atletico Madrid against rivals Real Madrid, and following on from Sergio Ramos's comments in the media, captain Gabi has responded with his own mind games about his club's values.

Messages coming from the Los Rojiblancos camp are that motivation and hard work can only be found in the players wearing red and white shirts.

After Ramos pointed to Real's humility, Gabi feels that this value defines in many ways the differences between the two clubs.

"It has nothing to do with money, or where you come from," the Spaniard said.

Diego Simeone's men trail 3-0 from the first leg but they will never give up hope on turning the tie around.

"This team never gives up, we [Atletico] never give up," Gabi explained.

"We do not lack desire, we will be prepared and this team can produce a comeback."

The Madrid derby is always a fierce and heated contest, one in which the club captain knows his side must step up in.

"We have to play better than the first leg, it will be an emotional match," he said.

"Real [Madrid] will have to see what they are up against, so we must score and get some momentum behind us."

Even after defeat at the Estadio Santiago Bernabeu, Atletico supporters were heard singing the hymn in a loud voice.

"The spectators gave me goosebumps after we lost, we could hear them from our hotel and we would try to live up to them." he said.

This will be the final farewell to the Calderon and Gabi would love nothing better than to reach the final.

"Every moment here is special, but this will be extra special and we will try to win the game."

"We have to be solid and a compact team like usual," he explained.

"Playing in Real's half is a must and we must create and take all our chances."

Back in February 2015, Los Rojiblancos defeated Los Blancos 4-0 at home in LaLiga.

"I wish we could repeat that result," the Spaniard said.

"That time we took two very early and that allowed us to sit back a little then hit them for another two."

"We are facing dangerous opponents but we are all satisfied we can get the victory and go to Cardiff for the final," the midfielder concluded.

James Rodriguez linked with Manchester United

Unable to secure a spot in the heavily contested Real Madrid starting XI, James Rodriguez could be on the move to Manchester United this summer, according to ESPN.

The Colombian's future at Los Blancos is far from certain and a move to the Red Devils is just one of many possibilities as several top clubs are interested in a player of Rodriguez's quality.

Playing under Jose Mourinho would be an interesting challenge for the Cafetero, one which the No.10 would welcome, should the possibility arise.

Antic: Juventus more likely to win the Champions League than Real Madrid

The first leg results of the Champions League semi-finals suggest Real Madrid and Juventus could be the two teams squaring off in Cardiff next month, a duel which Radomir Antic would be back the Italians in.

Pointing to their strength across the pitch, the former Real coach found it difficult to look past Massimiliano Allegri's side.

"A team that has conceded just two goals in 11 games and that was able to keep out Barcelona for 180 minutes makes itself the favorite to win the Champions League," he said in an interview with Serbian newspaper Blic.

"Juventus is a balanced team in every phase of the game and that is their best weapon."

Although it would cost one of his former clubs Real or Atletico Madrid, Antic admitted he'd be happy to see Gianluigi Buffon finally lift the continent's greatest prize this season.

"He's also a great person off the pitch and he deserves to lift this trophy," the 68-year-old said.

Finally, the Serbian also pointed out that the potential absence of Dani Carvajal for a final would cost Los Blancos dearly, perhaps more than some might think.
Views: 5261
- 9487 previous day
  • Guru L -

    (14-10) goals in the first 4 matches

    ** MINSK - SMOLEVITSI: Minsk increased its speed with 3 victories in the 4 most recent with its attack on the 3 aforementioned winners scoring 11 goals. With 3 victories and in the last 4 inside Minsk. Smolevitsi comes from 7 defeats with (3-27) goals. Losses in the last 6 away. 1 & Over 2.5. Stats

    ** ASANE - RAOUFOS: From undefeated in the 5 most recent comes Raufos with only 1 defeat in the last 8 games. With 3 wins, 1 defeat in the 4 most recent, Asane coming from 5 Over 3.5 and 9 G / G with 8 Over 3.5 in them. G/G & Over 2.5.Stats

    Read more ...

Press Releases

Roma - Juventus with super odds and 0% rake!

The "hot" matches continue tonight, with the eyes of the football fans focused on Rome, where Roma and Juventus compose an extremely interesting match in Serie A!

Roma are in the middle of a change in technical leadership, with Paulo Fonseca counting hours and Massimiliano Allegri, former Juventus, having stated that he is ready to take over the Romans! In the "bianconeri", Andrea Pirlo starts a new course, undertaking to lead them to 10ο consecutive championship title.

Follow the new page of Pamestoixima.gr on Facebook and ... stay tuned for unique competitions!

In the Greek Super League, AEK hosts Lamia in a game with clear roles of favorites and underdogs. The "Union" eliminated St. Gallen in the middle of the week at the Europa League level and after the obstacle of Lamia, it will be called to overcome the equivalent of Wolfsburg. The players of Massimo Carrera will be determined for the victory against the Lamiotes of George Petrakis who are looking for the first positive result after two defeats.

All top games play with 0% rake * in the updated Pamestoixima.gr!

Renewed Pamestoixima.gr! 0% rake & real betting offers! | 21+

A feast of spectacle with 0% rake!

The action in the Greek Super League continues in "G. Karaiskakis ", with Olympiakos hosting Panetolikos. The "red and whites" want to secure the three points as soon as possible because the away match with Omonia for the play offs of the Champions League follows.

Panaitolikos has collected a point after two games and will look for the surprise, relying on its midfield. In the last 8 games of the two teams in Faliro, Olympiakos scored an equal number of victories, will the series expand tonight?

Follow the new page of Pamestoixima.gr on Facebook and ... stay tuned for unique competitions!

In Milan, Inter makes its debut in this year's Serie A against Fiorentina. Antonio Conte's "nerazzurri" start their obligations and do not want to think about losing points. They have quality in the roster and will try to dethrone the "bianconeri" from the top. For their part, the "viola" imposed themselves on Torino and aim at 2/2 to remain in the first places. Tradition, however, shows Inter, with 18 wins in their last 24 games when they host Fiorentina.

All top games play with 0% rake * in the updated Pamestoixima.gr!

Renewed Pamestoixima.gr! 0% rake & real betting offers! | 21+

The triple offer of Pamestoixima.gr is back

Message: Every day and one offer

Boss λά went crazy this week too! The offers came to stay at the Casino of Pamestoixima.gr, but from now on the thing goes to another level!

In addition to the 20 free spins that will be won by the first 3.000 players who will enter from 20:00 to 23:59 on Sunday, the casino of Pamestoixima.gr gives you the opportunity to claim and win up to 300 spins for new and long-awaited slot Spartacus Megaways.

Renewed Pamestoixima.gr! 0% rake & real betting offers! | 21+

But how do you get them? Things are very simple. After you register, you are invited to generate a turnover of JUST 1 euro to receive the first 10 free spins, which are automatically credited. When your turnover reaches 11 euros in total, in any game except Live Games, an additional 40 spins will be credited and if your total turnover hits 111 euros, in addition to the aforementioned spins, you will be credited ANOTHER 100 and if you complete a turnover of 161 euros , you will get an ADDITIONAL 150 spins.

Yes, you got it right, a total pack of 300 free spins awaits you at Spartacus Megaways and even better? The winnings from the free spins DO NOT CONTAIN CONDITIONS OF TURNOVING and are IMMEDIATELY WITHDRAWAL. To make it even more IMPRESSIVE, you can win up to 320 spins this weekend. This is not done anywhere else, only at the Casino of Pamestoixima.gr. In all this, complete the cash draws on Friday in the games of ELK and Saturday in the Live Shows, along with the 100% bonus up to 120 euros in the sports bet of Pamestoixima.gr and you will realize that the offer packages are one of the best that you can find in the Greek market.

Of course, you have to remember that the game should have limits, that's why we always play responsibly. To achieve this, it would be good to set daily, weekly or even monthly game limits and the amount you have in it and try not to exceed it. The Casino of Pamestoixima.gr promotes responsible and safe gaming.

Renewed Pamestoixima.gr! 0% rake & real betting offers! | 21+

The night of AEK with 0% rake!

3th The qualifying round of the Europa League is taking place tonight and it is time for AEK to play in order to qualify for the play offs of the tournament. The winner of the pair Saint Gallen - AEK will face the winner of the pair Wolfsburg - Desna.

Follow the new page of Pamestoixima.gr on Facebook and ... stay tuned for unique competitions!

AEK will find in front of it for the third time a Swiss team, with the previous times they have left it with a sweet taste. In the 1995-96 season he overcame the obstacle of Zion (2-0, 2-2) and in the 2003-04 season the equivalent of the Grasshoppers (3-1, 0-1). However, this will be the maiden time that St. Gallen faces a Greek club.

The great match St. Gallen - AEK plays with 0% rake * in the renewed Pamestoixima.gr!

Olympiacos with 0% rake - AEK qualification with enhanced odds!

The first game between them Olympiakos and Omonia in the play offs of the Champions League is held tonight at 22:00, with the team of Piraeus aiming to conquer the victory in order to gain a clear lead for the qualification to the "golden" groups of the organization.

Follow the new page of Pamestoixima.gr on Facebook and ... stay tuned for unique competitions!

The last time the "red and whites" faced a Cypriot club was in the 2016-17 season when in the Europa League groups they suffered two defeats by APOEL in an equal number of games (0-1, 0-2). For its part, the "Queen", as is the nickname of Omonia, faced AEK in double games of the 2008-09 season (2-2, 1-0), excluding it from the continuation of the UEFA Cup.

Will Pedro Martins' team be able to take the first qualifying step or will Henning Berg's team smile?

The great match Olympiacos - Omonia plays with 0% rake *

In the renewed Pamestoixima.gr the offers ** continue. AEK starts its European obligations tomorrow with the aim of qualifying for the Europa League groups. Will make it;

Only for today the qualification of AEK in its groups Europe League is played at Pamestoixima.gr with enhanced yields!

Declines in decline

Formerly Editorial