Wednesday, April 20, 2011

Real Madrid defeat Barcelona 1-0 and win Copa del Rey

Cristiano Ronaldo became a hero by scoring the only goal in this final against Barcelona in extra-time. Real Madrid defeated their classic rival and won the "Copa del Rey" for the first time in 17 years.

The match was intense and both teams had equal chances to score, but the opener woul never come in the 90 minutes. Mourinho and Guardiola used their last cards to win the game in extra-time, and the Portuguese coach won the duel.

For Cristiano Ronaldo, this is his most important night at Real Madrid so far. He netted the opener with a powerfull header after a long pass by Di María. The results of so much investment finally became reality.

After the end of the match, Iker Casillas received the Cup and the whole team celebrated in the middle of the field. Their first "Copa del Rey" title in 17 years is a great achievement, and just like Mourinho said, "this team deserves the Cup".

This second "clasico" was a really good game, and we

Tuesday, April 19, 2011

Real Madrid vs. Barcelona: No favorites in Copa del Rey Final, according to 'Mou'

Real Madrid coach, Jose Mourinho, said that there are "no favorites. Real Madrid and Barcelona have the same chances of winning this final. I have been in many finals and that's the way it is. Both teams could be the winners".

Mou's squad arrived at Valencia ready to face their classic rival in the "Copa del Rey" Final, the second "clasico" expected for this month.

Madrid will have their three best strikers ready to blast Barça's keeper. Cristiano Ronaldo, Özil and Angel Di María will take part of the game since the very first minute.

The Portuguese coach expressed his confidence about beating Guardiola's men. "I'm still nobody in Real Madrid's history. This may be my first final with the team, but I have been in many finals before. We can win this title and the Champions League as well, because everybody here works really hard".