30 April, 2014

Player ratings Bayern Munich 0, Real Madrid 4.

0-1 16' Sergio Ramos h. (Luka Modrić), 0-2 20' Sergio Ramos h. (Pepe), 0-3 34' Cristiano Ronaldo r. (Gareth Bale), 0-4 90' Cristiano Ronaldo freekick. Ref: Pedro Proença 6,00. Att: 68.000.
Bayern: Manuel Neuer 5,10 - Dante 4,60, Jérôme Boateng 4,80, Philipp Lahm 5,70, David Alaba 5,40, Franck Ribéry 4,60 (72' Mario Götze 5,90), Bastian Schweinsteiger 4,80, Toni Kroos 5,30, Mario Mandžukić 4,60 (46' Javi Martínez 5,70), Arjen Robben 5,60, Thomas Müller 4,90 (72' Claudio Pizarro 5,50). - coach: Pep Guardiola 4,20. = average: 5,18 [decrepit]
Real Madrid: Iker Casillas 6,20  - Pepe 7,40, Sergio Ramos 8,10 (75' Raphaël Varane), Fábio Coentrão 6,70, Dani Carvajal 7,00, Gareth Bale 7,10, Xabi Alonso 6,80, Luka Modrić 7,40, Ángel Di María 7,20 (84' Casemiro), Cristiano Ronaldo 7,80, Karim Benzema 6,60 (80' Isco). - coach: Carlo Ancelotti 8,30. = average: 7,12 [matchless]

29 April, 2014

Memory Lane: First Division topscorers, 1970-74.

1969-70
25; Jeff Astle (West Bromwich)
23: Joe Royle (Everton), Peter Osgood (Chelsea)
22: Pop Robson (Newcastle)
20: Hugh Curran (Wolves)
17: Allan Clarke (Leeds), Steve Kindon (Burnley)
16: Geoff Hurst (West Ham), Ian Hutchinson (Chelsea)
15: Mick Channon (Southampton), Mick Jones (Leeds), George Best (Man United)

1970-71
28: Tony Brown (West Bromwich)
21: Martin Chivers (Tottenham)
19: Allan Clarke (Leeds), Ray Kennedy (Arsenal)
18: Mick Channon (Southampton), George Best (Man United), Ian Storey-Moore (Nott'm Forest)
17: Ron Davies (Southampton)
16: Bobby Gould & Hugh Curran (Wolves)
15: Geoff Hurst (West Ham), Denis Law (Man United), Joe Royle (Everton), John Radford (Arsenal)

1971-72
33: Francis Lee -photo- (Man City)
25: Martin Chivers (Tottenham)
23: Peter Lorimer (Leeds), Malcolm McDonald (Newcastle)
18: George Best (Man United), Ian Storey-Moore (Nott'm Forest/Man Utd), Peter Osgood (Chelsea)
17: Tony Brown (West Bromwich), Clyde Best (West Ham)
16: Billy Dearden (Sheffield United)
15: Derek Dougan (Wolves), Alan Hinton (Derby), Alan Woodward (Sheffield United)

1972/73
28: Pop Robson (West Ham)
27: John Richards (Wolves)
20: Billy Dearden (Sheffield United)
19: Bob Latchford (Birmingham)
18: Allan Clarke (Leeds), John Tudor (Newcastle)
17: Martin Chivers (Tottenham), Malcolm McDonald (Newcastle)
16: Mick Channon (Southampton), Jimmy Greenhoff (Stoke)
15: Martin Peters (Tottenham), Peter Lorimer (Leeds), John Radford (Arsenal)

1973/74
21: Mick Channon (Southampton)
20: Frank Worthington (Leicester)
19: Kevin Hector (Derby), Stan Bowles (QPR)
17: Bob Latchford (Birmingham/Everton), Martin Chivers (Tottenham), Alan Woodward (Sheffield United)
16: Bryan Hamilton (Ipswich)
15: Malcolm McDonald (Newcastle)

Per club
6 : Leeds
5 : Newcastle, Wolves, Southampton, Tottenham
4 : West Ham, Man United
3 : West Bromwich, Chelsea, Arsenal  


Per player
4 : Channon, Chivers
3 : A. Clarke, G. Best, M. McDonald
2 : Royle, Osgood, P. Robson, Curran, Hurst, T. Brown, Storey-Moore, Radford, Lorimer, Dearden, Woodward, Latchford

28 April, 2014

Player ratings Valencia 0, Atlético de Madrid 1.

0-1 43' Raúl García h. (Koke). Sent off: 90' Juanfran. Att: 35.000.
Valencia: Guaita 5,50 - João Pereira 5,70, Barragán 5,20 (62' Sofiane Féghouli 6,00), Ricardo Costa 5,70, Jérémy Mathieu 5,20, Javi Fuego 5,80, Parejo 6,10 (54' Eduardo Vargas 5,50), Gayá 6,00, Pablo Piatti 5,20, Jonas 6,00 (82' Fede Cartabia), Paco Alcácer 5,70. - coach: Juan Pizzi. = average: 5,66 [disappointing]
Atlético: Thibaut Courtois 6,30 - Diego Godín 6,50, Filipe Luís 6,60, Juanfran 5,60, Miranda 6,50, Tiago 6,30, Koke 6,30, Raúl García 6,80 (69'José Sosa - 90' Toby Alderweireld), Gabi 6,80, David Villa 5,80 (60' Arda Turan 6,00), Diego Costa 5,50. - coach: Diego Simeone. = average: 6,25 [solid]

Player ratings Liverpool 0, Chelsea 2.

0-1 45' Demba Ba r., 0-2 90' Willian r. (Fernando Torres). Att: 44.726.
Liverpool: Simon Mignolet 5,80 - Glen Johnson 5,70, Mamadou Sakho 5,60, Martin Škrtel 6,00, Jon Flanagan 5,90 (81' Iago Aspas), Steven Gerrard 5,60, Coutinho 5,30, Lucas Leiva 5,30 (58' Daniel Sturridge 5,60), Joe Allen 5,90, Raheem Sterling 5,90, Luis Suárez 5,50. - coach: Brendan Rodgers. = average: 5,68 [disappointing]
Chelsea: Mark Schwarzer 6,50 - Branislav Ivanović 7,10, Ashley Cole 6,80, Azpilicueta 7,00, Tomáš Kalas 6,70, Frank Lampard 5,90, John Mikel 6,20, Mohamed Salah 5,70 (60' Willian 5,90), Nemanja Matić 6,90, André Schürrle 5,80 (77' Gary Cahill), Demba Ba 6,40 (84' Fernando Torres). - coach: José Mourinho. = average: 6,41 [strong]

27 April, 2014

European Cup titles 1956-2013.

European Cup, Champions League, Cup Winners' Cup, UEFA Cup and Europa League; not European Fairs' Cup and Super Cup.


1955-1974
6: Real Madrid
4: Milan
3: Ajax
2: Benfica, Feyenoord, Bayern Munich, Tottenham.



1975-1993
5: Liverpool, Juventus
4: Barcelona
3: Anderlecht
2: Bayern Munich, Nottingham Forest, Hamburger SV, PSV Eindhoven, Milan, Dinamo Kiev, Ajax, M'gladbach, IFK Göteborg, Real Madrid


1994-2013
4: Barcelona
3: Milan, Real Madrid, FC Porto, Inter, Chelsea, Bayern Munich
2: Man United, Liverpool, Parma, Sevilla, Atlético.

Average ratings Liverpool & Chelsea, 2013/14.

All competitions.

6,66 Suárez
6,53 Gerrard
6,51 Sturridge
6,36 Hazard
6,34 Terry
6,33 Cech
6,29 Sterling
6,28 G. Cahill
6,27 Agger
6,26 Skrtel, Henderson
6,23 Azpilicueta
6,21 Coutinho
6,20 Matic
6,18 J. Allen
6,15 Mignolet
6,13 Ivanovic
6,11 Willian
6,10 Ramires, Schürrle
6,06 Oscar
6,05 Salah
6,03 J. Enrique
5,97 Flanagan
5,96 G. Johnson, A. Cole
5,93 Schwarzer
5,90 Lucas, Ba
5,89 David Luíz
5,87 Mata
5,86 Fernando Torres
5,84 Lampard
5,79 Eto'o
5,78 Mikel
5,73 Iago Aspas
5,72 Sakho
5,63 K. Touré
5,62 Cissokho
5,48 Moses

Memory Lane: Sevilla 2007/08.

All competitions.

6,43 Keita
6,38 Luís Fabiano
6,32 Dani Alves
6,31 Jesús Navas, Diego Capel
6,29 [Manolo Jiménez]
6,28 Palop
6,25 [Juande Ramos]
6,24 Kanouté
6,12 Chevantón
6,10 De Sanctis
6,09 Koné
6,06 Escudé
6,04 Mosquera
6,00 Fazio, Boulahrouz, David Prieto
5,97 Dragutinovic
5,93 Adriano
5,92 Maresca
5,88 Duda, Renato
5,80 Crespo
5,44 Kerzhakov

Player ratings Inter 0, Napoli 0.

Att: 47.119.
Napoli: Samir Handanovič 6,00 - Marco Andreolli 6,10, Hugo Campagnaro 6,00, Andrea Ranocchia 6,90, Danilo D'Ambrosio 5,00 (68' Javier Zanetti 6,00), Yuto Nagatomo 6,30, Mateo Kovačić 6,90, Esteban Cambiasso 6,00, Hernanes 5,60 (74' Fredy Guarín), Rodrigo Palacio 6,10, Mauro Icardi 5,30 (81' Zdravko Kuzmanović). - coach: Walter Mazzarri 6,00. = average: 6,02 [acceptable]
Napoli: Pepe Reina 6,40 - Henrique 6,10, Miguel Britos 5,80, Faouzi Ghoulam 6,00, Raúl Albiol 6,00, Jorginho 5,30, Lorenzo Insigne 6,20, Gökhan Inler 6,80, José Callejón 5,80, Gonzalo Higuaí­n 5,80 (86' Goran Pandev), Dries Mertens 5,50 (70' Marek Hamšík 5,70). - coach: Rafael Benítez 6,20. = average: 5,95 [vulnerable]

26 April, 2014

Player ratings Roma 2, Milan 0.

1-0 43' Miralem Pjanić r., 2-0 64' Gervinho r. Att: 49.752.
Roma: Morgan De Sanctis 6,10 - Rafael Tolói 6,80, Dodô 6,40, Leandro Castán 6,80, Maicon 6,40 (83' Vasilios Torosidis), Miralem Pjanić 7,90 (86' Taddei), Daniele De Rossi 6,80, Radja Nainggolan 6,50, Adem Ljajić 6,60, Francesco Totti 6,30 (76' Alessandro Florenzi), Gervinho 6,80. - coach: Rudi Garcia 7,30. = average: 6,67 [excellent]
Milan: Christian Abbiati 5,70 - Philippe Mexès 5,30, Adil Rami 5,60, Kevin Constant 5,30, Daniele Bonera 5,70, Sulley Ali Muntari 5,00 (58' Michael Essien 5,00), Keisuke Honda 4,60 (81' Robinho), Riccardo Montolivo 5,80, Adel Taarabt 5,10, Kaká 5,20, Mario Balotelli 4,60 (68' Giampaolo Pazzini 5,50). - coach: Clarence Seedorf 4,80. = average: 5,26 [lame]

25 April, 2014

Player ratings Sevilla 2, Valencia 0 [EL]

1-0 33' Stéphane Mbia l. (Daniel Carriço), 2-0 36' Carlos Bacca r. (Vitolo). Att: 33.496.
Sevilla: Beto 6,50 - Federico Fazio 6,80, Fernando Navarro 6,00, Diogo Figueiras 5,70, Daniel Carriço 6,00, Nicolás Pareja 6,60, Ivan Rakitić 7,30, Reyes 6,00 (59' Marko Marin 6,00), Stéphane Mbia 6,50, Carlos Bacca 7,30 (73' Kevin Gameiro), Vitolo 6,60 (90' Iborra). - coach: Unai Emery. = average: 6,44 [strong]
Valencia: Guaita 6,50 - João Pereira 6,00, Jérémy Mathieu 5,10, Sofiane Féghouli 6,00 (74' Jonas), Seydou Keita 6,20, Juan Bernat 5,50 (46' Gayá 6,20), Javi Fuego 4,90, Parejo 5,50, Fede Cartabia 5,40 (57' Pablo Piatti 5,80), Paco Alcácer 5,20, Eduardo Vargas 6,20. - coach: Juan Pizzi. = average: 5,73 [disappointing]

Player ratings Benfica 2, Juventus 1 [EL]

1-0 2' Ezequiel Garay h. (Miralem Sulejmani), 1-1 73' Carlos Tévez r. (Kwadwo Asamoah), 2-1 84' Lima r. (Ivan Cavaleiro). Att: 55.779.
Benfica: Artur Moraes 6,50 - Luisão 6,10, Maxi Pereira 6,10, Ezequiel Garay 6,90, Siqueira 6,40, André Gomes 5,90 (82' Ivan Cavaleiro 6,50), Enzo Pérez 5,90, Lazar Marković 6,70, Óscar Cardozo 5,30 (62' Lima 6,90), Miralem Sulejmani 5,90 (60' André Almeida 5,90), Rodrigo 6,30. - coach: Jorge Jesus 6,50. = average: 6,25 [solid]
Juventus: Gianluigi Buffon 5,80 - Giorgio Chiellini 5,70, Martín Cáceres 6,00, Leonardo Bonucci 4,70, Stephan Lichtsteiner 5,80, Paul Pogba 6,50, Claudio Marchisio 5,50, Andrea Pirlo 5,50, Kwadwo Asamoah 5,80, Mirko Vučinić 4,90 (65' Sebastian Giovinco 5,90), Carlos Tévez 6,80 (82' Pablo Osvaldo). - coach: Antonio Conte 5,80. = average: 5,74 [disappointing]

24 April, 2014

Player ratings Real Madrid 1, Bayern Munich 0.

1-0 19' Karim Benzema r. (Fábio Coentrão). Att: 79.283.
Real Madrid: Iker Casillas 6,70 - Pepe 7,00 (73' Raphaël Varane 6,10), Sergio Ramos 6,70, Fábio Coentrão 6,80, Dani Carvajal 6,50, Xabi Alonso 6,70, Luka Modrić 6,80, Ángel Di María 5,70, Isco 5,90 (82' Illarramendi), Cristiano Ronaldo 6,20 (73' Gareth Bale 6,20), Karim Benzema 6,90. - coach: Carlo Ancelotti 7,00. = average: 6,48 [very good]
Bayern: Manuel Neuer 6,30 - Dante 5,70, Rafinha 5,30 (66' Javi Martínez 5,80), Jérôme Boateng 5,50, Philipp Lahm 6,30, David Alaba 6,20, Franck Ribéry 5,30 (72' Mario Götze 5,80), Bastian Schweinsteiger 5,70 (74' Thomas Müller 6,20), Toni Kroos 5,90, Mario Mandžukić 5,60, Arjen Robben 6,10. - coach: Pep Guardiola 5,40. = average: 5,84 [mediocre]

Average center of gravity: Madrid 41,9 m, Bayern 58,6 m.

23 April, 2014

Player ratings Atlético de Madrid 0, Chelsea 0.

Att: 52.560.
Atlético: Thibaut Courtois 6,10 - Diego Godín 6,20, Filipe Luís 6,40, Juanfran 6,20, Miranda 6,20, Mario Suárez 6,40 (79' José Sosa), Koke 6,00, Raúl García 6,10 (86' David Villa), Gabi 6,20, Diego 6,50 (60' Arda Turan 6,00), Diego Costa 5,60. - coach: Diego Simeone 6,10. = average: 6,16 [satisfactory]
Chelsea: Petr Čech (18' Mark Schwarzer 6,50) - Ashley Cole 5,90, David Luiz 6,10, Gary Cahill 6,80, John Terry 6,90 (72' André Schürrle 5,80), Azpilicueta 6,00, Ramires 5,60, Frank Lampard 5,70, John Mikel 6,00, Willian 6,00 (90' Demba Ba), Fernando Torres 5,70. - coach: José Mourinho 6,00. = average: 6,08 [acceptable]

Average center of gravity: Atlético 56,1m, Chelsea 37,9m.

22 April, 2014

Average ratings Atlético de Madrid & Chelsea.

All competitions.

6,84 Diego Costa
6,48 Filipe Luis
6,41 Miranda
6,40 Courtois
6,39 Arda Turan, Koke
6,36 Hazard
6,35 Raúl García
6,34 Gabi
6,33 Godín, Cech
6,32 Terry
6,29 Tiago
6,26 Cahill
6,25 Juanfran
6,24 Azpilicueta
6,20 Villa, Matic
6,15 Mario Suárez
6,13 Ivanovic
6,12 Schürrle, Willian
6,11 Ramires
6,06 Oscar
6,05 Salah
6,02 Alderweireld
5,97 Sosa
5,96 Diego, A. Cole
5,90 Ba
5,88 Cebolla Rodríguez, David Luíz
5,87 Fernando Torres, Mata
5,85 Lampard
5,84 Adrián
5,82 Insúa
5,79 Eto'o
5,76 Mikel

20 April, 2014

Player ratings Paris SG 2, Olympique Lyon 1 [Coupe de Ligue final]

1-0 4' Cavani, 2-0 33' Cavani penalty, 2-1 56' Lacazette. Att: 78.489 (Stade de France).
Paris SG: Douchez 5,70 - Jallet 5,40, Alex 6,40, Thiago Silva 6,40, Maxwell 6,50 - Thiago Motta 6,00, Matuidi 6,00, Verratti 6,00 (74' Cabaye 5,80)- Lucas 6,00 (90' Ménez), Cavani 7,60, Lavezzi 6,40 (74' Pastore 6,00). - coach: Laurent Blanc. = average: 6,18 [solid]
Lyon: A. Lopes 5,60 - Dabo 5,20 (54' Briand 5,80), Bisevac 6,00, Umtiti 5,50, Bedimo 5,20 (91' Koné) - Malbranque 5,80 (68' Fekir 5,80), Mvuemba 5,40, Gonalons 5,50, Tolisso 5,40 - Lacazette 6,80, Gomis 5,40. - coach: Rémi Garde. = average: 5,65 [failing]

Player ratings Bayern Munich 0, Borussia Dortmund 3.

Played last Saturday.

0-1 20' Henrikh Mkhitaryan l. (Marco Reus), 0-2 49' Marco Reus l. (Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang), 0-3 56' Jonas Hofmann r. (Sokratis Papastathopoulos). Sent off: 90' Rafinha. Att: 71.000.
Bayern: Manuel Neuer 5,80 (46' Lukas Raeder 5,40) - Dante 4,50, Rafinha 4,50, Philipp Lahm 5,00, David Alaba 5,50, Franck Ribéry 5,30 (60' Thomas Müller 5,20), Javi Martínez 4,50, Mario Götze 5,30, Bastian Schweinsteiger 5,10, Mario Mandžukić 5,20, Arjen Robben 5,50 (69' Toni Kroos). - coach: Pep Guardiola. = average: 5,14 [decrepit]
Dortmund: Roman Weidenfeller 6,50 - Mats Hummels 7,50 (70' Manuel Friedrich), Sokratis Papastathopoulos 6,90, Erik Durm 7,30, Sebastian Kehl 6,90, Jonas Hofmann 6,70 (62' Robert Lewandowski), Henrikh Mkhitaryan 7,70, Nuri Şahin 6,40, Kevin Großkreutz 6,30, Marco Reus 7,70, Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang 6,80 (76' Miloš Jojić). - coach: Jürgen Klopp. = average: 6,97 [fantabulous]

Player ratings Chelsea 1, Sunderland 2.

1-0 12' Samuel Eto'o, 1-1 18' Connor Wickham, 1-2 82' Fabio Borini penalty. Att: 41.210.
Chelsea: Mark Schwarzer 5,10 - Branislav Ivanović 6,10, Gary Cahill 6,20, John Terry 6,10, Azpilicueta 5,90, Ramires 5,00, Oscar 5,60 (59' Demba Ba 5,80), Mohamed Salah 6,10 (66' André Schürrle 5,90), Nemanja Matić 6,50, Willian 6,40, Samuel Eto'o 6,30 (74' Fernando Torres). - coach: José Mourinho. = average: 5,92 [vulnerable]
Sunderland: Vito Mannone 7,30 - Wes Brown 6,60, John O'Shea 6,60, Santiago Vergini 5,80, Marcos Alonso 6,10, Sebastian Larsson 6,30 (90' Ondřej Čelůstka), Adam Johnson 5,90 (66' Emanuele Giaccherini 5,90), Jack Colback 6,30, Lee Cattermole 6,60, Connor Wickham 6,40 (66' Jozy Altidore 6,30), Fabio Borini 6,40. - coach: Gustavo Poyet. = average: 6,35 [good]

Player ratings Fiorentina 0, Roma 1.

0-1 26' Radja Nainggolan r. (Adem Ljajić). Att: 34.554.
Fiorentina: Neto 6,00 - Gonzalo Rodríguez 5,80, Stefan Savić 5,90, Manuel Pasqual 5,80, Nenad Tomović 5,50, David Pizarro 6,10, Alberto Aquilani 5,60 (81' Juan Vargas), Juan Cuadrado 5,90, Borja Valero 5,90, Josip Iličič 5,90 (72' Joaquín), Matos Ryder 4,90 (46' Alessandro Matri 5,20). - coach: Vincenzo Montella 5,80. = average: 5,71 [disappointing]
Roma: Morgan De Sanctis 6,20 - Rafael Tolói 6,00, Dodô 6,40 (85' Vasilios Torosidis), Leandro Castán 6,70, Maicon 6,30, Miralem Pjanić 6,10, Daniele De Rossi 6,50, Radja Nainggolan 7,10, Adem Ljajić 7,00 (79' Michel Bastos), Francesco Totti 6,10 (74' Alessandro Florenzi), Gervinho 5,50. - coach: Rudi Garcia 7,10. = average: 6,35 [strong]

19 April, 2014

Top players' market value 13 years ago.

Values estimated by Gazzetta dello Sport in February 2001.

70 billion lire (apprx 35 m€):
Rivaldo (Barcelona), Saviola (River Plate)

30.000.000€:
Flávio
Conceição (Real Madrid), Kewell & Viduka (Leeds)

25.000.000€:
Aimar (Valencia), Denílson (Betis), Riquelme (Boca Juniors)

22.500.000€:
"Kily" González (Valencia)

20.000.000€:
Djalminha (Deportivo), Élber (Bayern Munich), Jardel (Galatasaray), Nonda (Monaco), Ronaldinho (Paris-SG)

17.500.000€:
Gallardo (Monaco), Kanu (Arsenal),
Kežman (PSV)

15.000.000€:
Palermo (Boca Juniors), Rebrov (Tottenham),
Salihamidžić (Bayern Munich), Alex (Palmeiras)

12.500.000€:
C. Pizarro (Werder Bremen)

11.000.000€:
Adriano (Flamengo)

10.000.000€:
Balaban (Dinamo Zagreb), M. Diarra (Vitesse), Titov (Spartak Moscow), Méndez (Vélez)

Average points in the last Champions League qualifying round, 2000-2013.

77,9% England
75,0% Spain
70,3% Italy
69,4% France
67,6% Ukraine
65,9% Greece
65,4% Turkey
63,6% Germany
62,5% Belarus, Israel
61,5% Scotland
60,0% Norway
55,8% Switzerland
53,1% Belgium
50,0% Romania, Russia
44,7% Czech Republic
44,4% Holland
40,0% Portugal
39,1% Austria
37,5% Hungary
33,3% Cyprus
32,5% Serbia
31,2% Denmark
28,6% Slovakia
27,8% Croatia
25,0% Sweden
22,5% Poland
21,9% Bulgaria
12,5% Macedonia
0,0% Moldova, Finland

Memory Lane: Premier League 2008/09.

Top teams only.

7,16 Gerrard (Liverpool)
7,10 Lampard (Chelsea)
7,08 Fàbregas (Arsenal)
6,95 Essien (Chelsea)
6,92 Rooney (Man United)
6,81 Xabi Alonso (Liverpool)
6,80 Fernando Torres (Liverpool)
6,78 Van Persie (Arsenal)
6,75 Giggs (Man United)
6,73 Hyypiä (Liverpool)
6,72 Walcott (Arsenal)
6,71 Carragher (Liverpool)
6,70 Drogba (Chelsea)
6,69 Ferdinand (Man United)
6,68 Mascherano (Liverpool)
6,67 Terry (Chelsea)
6,65 Rafael & Cristiano Ronaldo (Man United)
6,65 Nasri (Arsenal)
6,64 Vidic (Man United)
6,60 Tévez (Man United)

Memory Lane: Villarreal 2007/08.

All competitions.

6,50 Marcos Senna, Diego López
6,48 Nihat
6,28 Cazorla
6,26 [Pellegrini]
6,19 Gonzalo
6,15 Capdevila
6,14 Javi Venta
6,12 Godín
6,11 Bruno
6,10 Guille Franco
6,04 G. Rossi
6,00 Viera, Cygan
5,95 Cani
5,93 Fuentes, Pirès
5,92 Josico, Mati Fernández, Ángel
5,86 Eguren
5,83 Mavuba
5,53 Tomasson

17 April, 2014

Milan's most expensive signings year by year during the Berlusconi era.

1986/87: 5,2 milion €: Roberto Donadoni
1987/88: 6,8m Ruud Gullit
1988/89: 2,9m Frank Rijkaard
1989/90: 3,0m Marco Simone
1990/91: 3,0m Massimo Agostini
1991/92: 5,2m Zvonimir Boban
1992/93: 9,0m Gianluigi Lentini
1993/94: 6,0m Christian Panucci
1994/95: 3,3m Paolo Di Canio
1995/96: 9,7m Roberto Baggio
1996/97: 3,5m Michael Reiziger
1997/98: 7,8m Leonardo
1998/99: 10,1m Oliver Bierhoff
1999/2000: 23,5m Andriy Shevchenko
2000/01: 19,0m Fernando Redondo
2001/02: 47,0m Rui Costa
2002/03: 19,0m Rivaldo
2003/04: 4,9m Kaká
2004/05: 10,5m Jaap Stam
2005/06: 25m Alberto Gilardino
2006/07: 17m Ricardo Olivera
2007/08: 22m Alexandre Pato
2008/09: 21m Ronaldinho Gaúcho
2009/10: 15m Klaas-Jan Huntelaar
2010/11: 24m Zlatan Ibrahimovic
2011/12: 15m Stephan El Shaarawy
2012/13: 20m Mario Balotelli
2013/14: 11m
Alessandro Matri

Per nationality
11: Italy
5: Holland, Brazil

Memory Lane: Barcelona 2007/08.

All competitions.

6,82 Messi
6,54 Iniesta
6,52 G. Milito
6,37 Yaya Touré
6,36 Puyol
6,33 Deco, Bojan
6,25 Valdés
6,19 Ronaldinho Gaúcho
6,11 Márquez
6,08 Xavi
6,02 Sylvinho
5,98 Abidal
5,94 Oleguer
5,92 Eto'o, Gudjohnsen
5,90 [Rijkaard]
5,88 Giovani
5,84 Henry
5,77 Thuram
5,64 Zambrotta
5,19 Edmílson

Player ratings Barcelona 1, Real Madrid 2 [Copa del Rey final]

0-1 11' Ángel Di María l. (Karim Benzema), 1-1 68' Bartra h. (Xavi), 1-2 85' Gareth Bale l. (Fábio Coentrão). Att: 50.000 (Mestalla).
Barcelona: Pinto 4,90 - Bartra 6,00 (86' Alexis Sánchez), Jordi Alba 6,00 (46' Adriano 5,60), Dani Alves 4,70, Cesc Fàbregas 4,70 (61' Pedro 5,80), Xavi 5,70, Iniesta 6,30, Javier Mascherano 5,60, Busquets 5,80, Lionel Messi 4,80, Neymar 5,80. - coach: Gerardo Martino. = average: 5,52 [failing]    
Real Madrid: Iker Casillas 6,00 - Pepe 6,50, Sergio Ramos 6,50, Fábio Coentrão 6,60, Dani Carvajal 6,10, Gareth Bale 7,50, Xabi Alonso 6,40, Luka Modrić 6,30, Ángel Di María 7,50 (86' Illarramendi), Isco 7,20 (88' Casemiro), Karim Benzema 6,60 (89' Raphaël Varane). - coach Carlo Ancelotti. = average: 6,65 [superiour]

Memory Lane: average ratings in Clásicos 1976-1980.

Liga matches only. Minimum 5 rated matches. Maximum point: 5. Barcelona players in bold text.


4,25 Cruyff (rated 8 times)
4,00 Migueli (10)
3,90 Rifé (10)
3,89 Neeskens (9)
3,83 H. Jensen (6)
3,80 Olmo (5)
3,62 Gallego (8)
3,60 Reina (5)
3,55 Miguel Ángel (11)
3,50 Torres (8)
3,47 Asensi (17)
3,44 Juan Carlos (9)
3,38 Zoco (8)
3,36 Rexach (14), Marcial (11)
3,29 Pirri (14), Camacho (7)
3,27 Amancio (11)
3,24 Benito (17)
3,20 Del Bosque (10)
3,14 Costas (7)
3,00 De la Cruz (12), Sol (7), García Remón (6), Artola (5)
2,80 Rubiñán, Guerini & Netzer (5)
2,70 Velázquez (10)
2,67 Grosso (6)
2,60 Touriño (5)
2,43 Santillana (14), Aguilar (7)
2,20 Verdugo (5)

Players rated four times: 4,50 Stielike, 4,25
Heredia, 4,00 Juanito & Wolff, 3,75 Mora & Sadurní, 3,50 Zabalza; San José, 3,25 Breitner, 3,00 Sánchez & Ramos.

Match stats (Real Madrid's figures first):

At Bernabéu : 3 3 3 10-11
At Camp Nou : 2 2 5 6-11
Total : 5 5 8 16-22

16 April, 2014

Memory Lane: Atlético de Madrid 2007/08.

All competitions.

6,67 Kun Agüero
6,32 Abbiati
6,27 Leo Franco
6,24 Raúl García
6,18 [Aguirre]
6,17 Maxi Rodríguez, Maniche
6,14 Antonio López
6,10 Forlán
6,07 Pablo
6,04 Simão
5,96 Pernía
5,88 Perea
5,83 Thiago Motta
5,82 Luis García
5,81 Cléber Santana
5,80 Miguel
5,75 Seitaridis
5,71 Jurado
5,60 Éller
5,50 Reyes, Valera

Average ratings Serie A coaches.

6,61 Garcia (Roma), Conte (Juventus)
6,35 Montella (Fiorentina)
6,33 Donadoni (Parma)
6,28 Reja (Lazio)
6,27 Mandorlini (Verona)
6,20 Ventura (Torino)
6,15 Colantuono (Atalanta), Benítez (Napoli)
6,14 Mihajlovic (Sampdoria)
6,05 Mazzarri (Inter)
6,00 Pulga (Cagliari), M. Pellegrino (Catania), Corini (Chievo)
5,94 Guidolin (Udinese)
5,89 Seedorf (Milan)
5,88 Di Carlo (Livorno)
5,86 Di Francesco (Sassuolo)
5,63 Ballardini (Bologna)

15 April, 2014

Memory Lane: Serie A 2006/07.


6,58 Mutu (Fiorentina)
6,55 Stankovic (Inter)
6,50 Amauri (Palermo), Ibrahimovic (Inter)
6,48 C. Doni (Atalanta)
6,46 Materazzi (Inter)
6,45 Toni (Fiorentina)
6,44 J. Zanetti (Inter)
6,43 Frey (Fiorentina), Totti (Roma)
6,37 Fontana (Palermo), Cambiasso (Inter), Quagliarella (Sampdoria)
6,35 Amoruso (Reggina)
6,33 Almirón (Empoli), De Rossi (Roma), Mudingayi (Lazio)
6,32 Rocchi (Lazio)
6,31 Júlio César (Inter), Mexès (Roma)
6,30 Dacourt, Crespo & Adriano (Inter)
6,29 Campagnolo (Reggina)
6,28 Doni (Roma), Vannucchi (Empoli)
6,26 Di Natale (Udinese)
6,24 Peruzzi (Lazio), Morfeo (Parma), Palombo (Sampdoria)
6,23 Figo (Inter), Gattuso (Milan)
6,22 A. Filippini (Livorno), Perrotta (Roma)
6,21 Kaká (Milan), Migliaccio (Atalanta), Mancini (Roma), Reginaldo (Fiorentina)
6,20 Ledesma (Lazio), D. Moro (Empoli), Vergassola (Siena), Riganò (Messina)
6,19 Amelia (Livorno), Montolivo (Fiorentina)
6,18 Caserta (Catania), D. Pizarro (Roma), Pazzini (Fiorentina)
6,17 Balli (Empoli), Ambrosini (Milan)
6,16 Barzagli (Palermo), Vieira (Inter)
6,15 Bucci (Parma), Panucci & Chivu (Roma), Córdoba (Inter), Foggia (Reggina), D. Zenoni (Udinese)

Average ratings Juventus 2013/14.

All competitions.

6,69 Tévez
6,37 Lichtsteiner
6,36 Quagliarella
6,30 Llorente
6,27 Barzagli
6,26 Pirlo
6,25 Pogba
6,24 Buffon
6,23 Giovinco
6,10 Vidal, Asamoah
6,02 Chiellini
5,96 Bonucci, Cáceres
5,79 Vucinic
5,75 Isla
5,60 Ogbonna
5,52 Osvaldo

14 April, 2014

Average ratings Atlético de Madrid 2013/14.

All competitons.

6,81 Diego Costa
6,50 Filipe Luis
6,40 Koke
6,38 Courtois
6,36 Arda Turan
6,34 Raúl García
6,32 Godín, Gabi
6,37 Miranda
6,29 Tiago Mendes
6,26 Juanfran, Manquillo
6,23 Villa
6,13 Mario Suárez
6,02 Alderweireld
6,01 Diego
5,88 Cebolla Rodríguez, Sosa
5,87 Adrián
5,86 Insúa

Average ratings Milan 2013/14.

All competitions.

6,27 Taârabt
6,11 N. de Jong
6,06 Kaká
5,91 Poli
5,90 Abbiati
5,89 Montolivo
5,88 Amelia
5,87 Muntari, Pazzini
5,86 Balotelli
5,82 Gabriel
5,80 Rami
5,78 Abate
5,77 De Sciglio
5,68 Mexès
5,62 Zapata
5,61 Honda
5,59 Birsa
5,58 Bonera
5,56 Essien
5,54 Emanuelson, Robinho
5,46 Niang
5,44 Zaccardo
5,41 Constant
5,22 Matri
5,10 Nocerino

Player ratings Liverpool 3, Man City 2.

1-0 6' Raheem Sterling r. (Luis Suárez), 2-0 26' Martin Škrtel h. (Steven Gerrard), 2-1 57' David Silva l. (James Milner), 2-2 62' og Glen Johnson, 3-2 78' Coutinho r. Sent off: 90' Jordan Henderson. Att: 44.601.
Liverpool: Simon Mignolet 6,30 - Glen Johnson 6,10, Mamadou Sakho 6,00, Martin Škrtel 6,70, Jon Flanagan 6,40, Steven Gerrard 7,20, Coutinho 7,30 (89' Victor Moses), Jordan Henderson 6,00, Raheem Sterling 7,40 (90' Lucas Leiva), Luis Suárez 6,30, Daniel Sturridge 6,00 (66' Joe Allen 6,10). - coach: Brendan Rodgers. = average: 6,48 [very good]
Man City: Joe Hart 6,30 - Vincent Kompany 5,50, Pablo Zabaleta 6,40, Gaël Clichy 5,70, Martín Demichelis 6,00, Samir Nasri 5,90, Jesús Navas 5,60 (50' James Milner 6,50), David Silva 7,30, Fernandinho 6,60, Yaya Touré 5,70 (19' Javi García 5,70), Edin Džeko 5,80 (68' Kun Agüero 6,00). - coach: Manuel Pellegrini. = average: 6,07 [acceptable]

13 April, 2014

Player ratings Granada 1, Barcelona 0.

1-0 16' Yacine Brahimi r. (Fran Rico). Att: 18.024.
Granada: Orestis Karnezis 7,50 - Allan Nyom 7,20, Ilori 7,00, Dimitri Foulquier 6,20, Jeison Murillo 6,50 (89' Mainz), Fran Rico 6,90, Yacine Brahimi 7,00 (65' Christian Bravo 6,20), Recio 6,70, Manuel Iturra 6,70, Youssef El-Arabi 6,20, Piti 6,40 (70' Alexandre Coeff 6,20). - coach: Lucas Alcaraz. = average: 6,67 [superiour]
Barcelona: Pinto 5,90 - Martín Montoya 6,40, Adriano 5,20 (67' Jordi Alba 5,30), Cesc Fàbregas 5,00, Iniesta 5,70, Javier Mascherano 5,00, Busquets 5,00 (73' Alexis Sánchez),     Alex Song 4,70, Pedro 5,40, Lionel Messi 5,40, Neymar 5,70. - coach: Gerardo Martino. = average: 5,39 [feeble]

Player ratings Wigan 1, Arsenal 1 (2-4 pen.) [FA Cup]

1-0 64' Jordi Gómez penalty, 1-1 82' Per Mertesacker h. Penalties: Gary Caldwell -, Mikel Arteta +; Jack Collison -, Kim Källström +; Jean Beausejour +, Olivier Giroud +; James McArthur +, Santi Cazorla +. Att: 82.185 (Wembley).
Wigan: Scott Carson 6,70 - Stephen Crainey 6,50, Emmerson Boyce 6,70, Ramis (86'Gary Caldwell 5,60), James Perch 6,40, Josh McEachran 6,10 (64' Jack Collison 5,80), Jordi Gómez 6,70, James McArthur 6,50, Jean Beausejour 6,10, Callum McManaman 7,40 (68' Nick Powell 6,00), Marc-Antoine Fortuné 6,20. - coach: Uwe Rösler. = average:  6,36 [strong]
Arsenal: Łukasz Fabiański 6,70 - Bacary Sagna 5,90, Per Mertesacker 6,30, Thomas Vermaelen 5,70, Nacho Monreal 5,60 (63' Kieran Gibbs 6,40), Mikel Arteta 6,00, Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain 6,60, Aaron Ramsey 5,80 (114' Kim Källström), Santi Cazorla 6,00, Lukas Podolski 5,40 (69' Olivier Giroud 6,30), Yaya Sanogo 5,30. - coach: Arsène Wenger. = average: 6,00 [acceptable]

12 April, 2014

National team goal averages.

Minimum 20 appearances in NT.

0,64 Neymar
0,58 Higuaín
0,57 Huntelaar
0,52 Fred, Klose
0,50 Negredo, Van Persie
0,49 Suárez, Ibrahimovic
0,45 Cristiano Ronaldo
0,44 Messi
0,43 Rooney
0,42 Agüero, M. Gómez
0,41 Podolski
0,39 T. Gutiérrez
0,38 Welbeck, Pedro
0,37 Reus
0,35 Defoe, Schürrle, Lens
0,34 T. Müller
0,33 Jô, Gilardino, Forlán, Benteke
0,32 Özil, Hugo Almeida
0,31 J. Martínez
0,30 Robben
0,29 Osvaldo, Benzema
0,28 Maxi Rodríguez, Lampard
0,27 Sneijder, Mandžukić
0,26 Götze, Silva
0,24 Hulk, Kuyt
0,23 Schweinsteiger, Van der Vaart
0,21 Oxlade-Chamberlain, Mirallas
0,20 Paulinho, Ribéry, Jordi Alba, Olic
0,19 Giroud, J. Rodríguez, Gerrard, Varela, Lukaku
0,17 Fellaini
0,16 Valbuena, Cazorla, Jelavic
0,15 Fàbregas
0,14 Lavezzi, Meireles, Xabi Alonso
0,13 Aguilar
0,12 Pirlo, Lodeiro, Cuadrado, Kroos, Iniesta, Hazard
0,11 Á. Pereira, C. Rodríguez, Modric
0,10 Ramires, Diego Lugano, Xavi

National team average points in the last 12 months.

Key player(s) in red.


Brazil : 13 2 1 44-10 = 85,42%
Júlio César - Dani Alves, David Luiz, Thiago Silva, Marcelo - Paulinho, Luíz Gustavo - Hulk, Oscar, Neymar - Fred. - coach: Scolari.

Spain : 11 2 2 32-10 = 77,78%
Casillas - Juanfran, Piqué, Sergio Ramos, Jordi Alba - Xabi Alonso - Silva, Busquets, Xavi, Iniesta - Diego Costa. - coach: Del Bosque.

Germany : 7 2 1 27-13 = 76,67%
Neuer - Lahm, Hummels, Mertesacker, Schmelzer - Schweinsteiger, Kroos - T. Müller, Özil, Podolski - Klose. - coach: Löw.

Portugal : 7 2 1 21-10 = 76,67%
Rui Patrício - Pereira, Pepe, Bruno Alves, Fábio Coentrão - Moutinho, Veloso, Meireles - Nani, Hélder Postiga, Cristiano Ronaldo. - coach: Bento.

Uruguay : 9 3 3 33-14 = 66,67%
Muslera - Maxi Pereira, Lugano, Godín, Fucile - Arévalo Ríos, Gargano, Diego Pérez, C. Rodríguez - Cavani, Suárez. - coach: Tabárez.

Argentina : 5 4 1 19-8 = 63,33%
Romero - Zabaleta, F. Fernández, Garay, Rojo - Gago, Mascherano, Di María - Messi, Higuaín, Agüero - coach: Sabella.

Holland : 5 4 1 22-8 = 63,33%
Vermeer - Janmaat, Martins Indi, Vlaar, Willems - Sneijder, N. de Jong, Blind - Robben, Van Persie, Lens. - coach: Van Gaal.

England :  5 3 2 17-9 = 60,00%
Hart - P. Jones, Cahill, Jagielka, Baines - Gerrard, Carrick - Oxlade-Chamberlain, Lallana, Rooney - Welbeck. - coach: Hodgson.

Italy : 5 8 3 27-23 = 47,92%
Buffon - Di Sciglio, Paletta, Barzagli, Chiellini - De Rossi, Pirlo, Thiago Motta - Candreva, Montolivo - Balotelli. - coach: Prandelli.

Fiorentina's all time top 50.

According to Guerin Sportivo.

1. Giancarlo Antognoni
2. Julinho
3. Gabriel Omar Batistuta
4. Kurt Hamrin
5. Giancarlo "Picchio" De Sisti
6. Roberto Baggio
7. Sergio Cervato
8. Miguel Montuori
9. Pedro Petrone
10. Rui Costa
11. Enrico Albertosi
12. Giuseppe Chiappella
13. Romeo Menti
14. Armando Segato
15. Luca Toni
16. Francesco Rosetta
17. Daniel Passarella
18. Mario Pizziolo
19. Ardico Magnini
20. Luciano Chiarugi
21. Giuliano Sarti
22. Adrian Mutu
23. Giuseppe Virgili
24. Guido Gratton
25. Borja Valero
26. Giuseppe Rossi
27. Amarildo
28. Stevan Jovetic
29. Ramón Francisco Lojacono
30. Dunga
31. Francesco Toldo
32. Mario Maraschi
33. Daniel Bertoni
34. Egisto Pandolfini
35. Giuseppe Brizi
36. Alfredo Pitto
37. Enzo Robotti
38. Claudio Merlo
39. Alberto Orzan
40. Enrico Chiesa
41. Alberto Gilardino
42. Giovanni Galli
43. Edmundo
44. Sergio Castelletti
45. Ugo Ferrante
46. Alberto Galassi
47. Mario Bertini
48. Francesco Graziani
49. Maurilio Prini
50. Eraldo Pecci

11 April, 2014

Players with most passes in the 2013/14 Champions League.

1117 : Xavi  (Barcelona) : 92,12% completed
940 : Toni Kroos (Bayern) : 88,09%
931 : Thiago Motta (PSG) : 89,90%
833 : Sergio Busquets (Barcelona) : 92,56%
807 : Philipp Lahm (Bayern) : 88,97%
797 : Andrés Iniesta (Barcelona) : 84,44%
755 : Marco Verratti (PSG) : 90,60%
732 : Daniel Alves (Barcelona) : 78,42%
723 : David Alaba (Bayern) : 80,64%
713 . Nuri Şahin (Dortmund) : 75,46%
652: Luka Modrić (Real Madrid) : 85,12%
648 : Branislav Ivanović (Chelsea) : 73,77%
644: Pepe (Real Madrid) : 85,09%
632: Gabi (Atlético) : 75,95%
519 : Rafinha (Bayern) : 86,07%
601 : Javier Mascherano (Barcelona) : 87,69%
597 : Franck Ribéry (Bayern) : 75,71%
582 : Blaise Matuidi (PSG) : 82,99%
575 : Gerard Piqué (Barcelona) : 86,61%
571 : Maxwell (PSG) : 85,46%
557 : Selçuk İnan (Galatasaray) : 77,56%
551 : Sergio Ramos (Real Madrid) : 88,57%
541 : Arjen Robben (Bayern) : 73,57%
529 : Kevin Grosskreutz (Dortmund) : 68,05%
520 : Roman Neustädter (Schalke) : 83,85%
519 : Darijo Srna (Shakhtar) : 71,29%
518 : John Terry (Chelsea) : 88,22%
516 : Cesc Fàbregas (Barcelona) : 83,33%
514 : Axel Witsel (Zenit) : 82,49%
508 : Koke (Atlético) : 69,49%
507 : Neymar (Barcelona) : 70,41%
503 : Frank Lampard (Chelsea) : 80,52%
502 . Viktor Fayzulin (Zenit) : 79,88%

Per nationality:
8 : Spain
6 : Brazil
5 : Germany
2 : Italy, Croatia, France, England

Player ratings Juventus 2, Olympique Lyon 1 [EL]

1-0 4' Andrea Pirlo freekick, 1-1 18' Jimmy Briand h., 2-1 68' Claudio Marchisio r. Att: 40.710.
Juventus: Gianluigi Buffon 6,20 - Giorgio Chiellini 6,20, Martín Cáceres 5,90, Leonardo Bonucci 5,80, Mauricio Isla 5,30, Claudio Marchisio 6,40, Andrea Pirlo 7,10, Kwadwo Asamoah 6,20, Arturo Vidal 5,20 (75' Paul Pogba), Mirko Vučinić 4,90 (60' Llorente 6,00), Carlos Tévez 6,40 (78' Sebastian Giovinco). - coach: Antonio Conte 6,20. = average: 5,97 [acceptable]
Lyon: Anthony Lopes 6,00 - Henri Bédimo 5,70, Bakary Koné 5,80, Samuel Umtiti 5,70, Jordan Ferri 5,70, Steed Malbranque 6,10 (76' Gaël Danic), Maxime Gonalons 5,90, Arnold Mvuemba 6,20, Corentin Tolisso 5,90, Alexandre Lacazette 6,00 (70' Bafetimbi Gomis), Jimmy Briand 6,50 (70' Clinton N'Jie). - coach: Rémi Garde 5,80. = average: 5,95 [acceptable]

10 April, 2014

Player ratings Bayern Munich 3, Man United 1.

0-1 57' Patrice Evra l. (Antonio Valencia), 1-1 59' Mario Mandžukić h (Franck Ribéry), 2-1 67' Thomas Müller r. (Arjen Robben), 3-1 76' Arjen Robben l. Att: 67.300.
Bayern: Manuel Neuer 6,10 - Dante 6,10, Jérôme Boateng 6,10, Philipp Lahm 6,60, David Alaba 6,00, Franck Ribéry 6,60, Mario Götze 5,40 (65' Rafinha 6,00), Toni Kroos 6,40, Mario Mandžukić 6,40, Arjen Robben 7,40, Thomas Müller 6,70 (84' Claudio Pizarro). - coach: Pep Guardiola 6,60. = average: 6,32 [good]
Man United: De Gea 5,90 - Patrice Evra 6,10, Phil Jones 5,80, Chris Smalling 6,00, Nemanja Vidić 5,70, Michael Carrick 5,80, Darren Fletcher 5,90 (74' Javier Hernández), Antonio Valencia 6,00, Shinji Kagawa 5,90, Wayne Rooney 5,60, Danny Welbeck 6,00 (81' Adnan Januzaj). - coach: David Moyes 5,60. = average: 5,88 [vulnerable]

Player ratings Atlético de Madrid 1, Barcelona 0.

1-0 5' Koke l. (Adrián). Att: 53.592.
Atlético: Thibaut Courtois 6,50 - Diego Godín 7,00, Filipe Luís 6,90, Juanfran 6,60, Miranda 6,90, Tiago 7,00, Koke 7,40, Raúl García 6,60, Gabi 7,10, Adrián 6,90 (62' Diego 6,50), David Villa 7,10 (79' Cristian Rodríguez). - coach: Diego Simeone 8,20. = average: 6,88 [superb]
Barcelona: Pinto 5,90 - Bartra 5,30, Jordi Alba 5,60, Dani Alves 5,10, Cesc Fàbregas 4,80 (61' Alexis Sánchez 5,50), Xavi 5,70, Iniesta 5,50 (72' Pedro 5,30), Javier Mascherano 4,80, Busquets 5,40, Lionel Messi 4,80, Neymar 6,00. - coach: Gerardo Martino 5,20. = average: 5,36 [feeble]

09 April, 2014

Average height of squads 2013/14.

Goalkeepers excluded.

184,30 Schalke
183,76 Hertha BSC
183,25 Dortmund, Leverkusen
183,15 Hamburg

182,70 West Ham
182,40 Fulham
182,35 Juventus, M'gladbach
182,05 Fiorentina, PSV
181,76 Tottenham
181,75 Roma
181,70 Milan
181,67 Everton
181,57 Liverpool
181,29 Chelsea
181,15 Inter
181,14 Bayern Munich, Newcastle
181,10 Monaco
181,00 Real Madrid, Lazio
180,95 Paris-SG
180,85 Feyenoord
180,48 Atlético de Madrid, Athletic Club
180,35 Ajax
180,19 Man City
180,05 Arsenal
179,86 Marseille
179,60 Lazio
179,52 Man United
179,29 Lyon

178,90 Espanyol
178,52 Valencia
178,33 Swansea, Sevilla
176,38 Barcelona

Champions League knockout matches last five seasons.

Total points
1. Spain : 79
2. Germany : 58
3. England : 53
4. Italy : 30
5. France : 28
6. Russia : 8
7. Portugal, Turkey : 6
9. Ukraine : 5
10. Greece, Cyprus, Switzerland : 2
13. Denmark : 1
14. Scotland : 0

Average points
1. Spain : 59,0%
2. Germany : 53,7%
3. England : 51,0%
4. France : 50,0%
5. Italy : 42,9%
6. Ukraine : 41,7%
7. Russia : 40,0%
8. Portugal : 37,5%


Average points 2013/14
1. Spain : 75,0%
2. Germany : 41,7%
3. England : 35,0%

Player ratings Bor. Dortmund 2, Real Madrid 0.

1-0 24' Marco Reus r., 2-0 37' Marco Reus r. Att: 65.829.
Dortmund: Roman Weidenfeller 7,30 - Manuel Friedrich 6,40, Mats Hummels 6,70, Łukasz Piszczek 6,10 (81' Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang), Erik Durm 6,30, Henrikh Mkhitaryan 5,40, Miloš Jojić 6,50, Kevin Großkreutz 6,50, Oliver Kirch 6,40, Robert Lewandowski 6,20, Marco Reus 7,80. - coach: Jürgen Klopp 7,50. = average: 6,51 [very good]
Real Madrid: Iker Casillas 6,90 - Pepe 4,70, Sergio Ramos 5,30, Fábio Coentrão 5,40, Dani Carvajal 5,20, Gareth Bale 5,70, Xabi Alonso 5,40, Luka Modrić 5,80, Ángel Di María 4,70 (73' Casemiro 6,10), Illarramendi 4,30 (46' Isco 5,50), Karim Benzema 5,40 (90' Raphaël Varane). - coach: Carlo Ancelotti 5,00. = average: 5,42 [feeble]

Player ratings Chelsea 2, Paris Saint Germain 0.

1-0 32' André Schürrle r. (David Luiz), 2-0 87' Demba Ba l. Att: 38.080.
Chelsea: Petr Čech 6,90 - Branislav Ivanović 6,40, David Luiz 6,80, Gary Cahill 6,50, John Terry 6,60, Azpilicueta 6,60, Frank Lampard 6,10 (66' Demba Ba 7,10), Oscar 6,20 (81' Fernando Torres), Eden Hazard (18' André Schürrle 7,30), Willian 6,10, Samuel Eto'o 5,50. - coach: José Mourinho 8,00. = average: 6,51 [very good]
PSG: Salvatore Sirigu 6,70 - Thiago Silva 6,00, Alex 5,80,     Maxwell 5,20, Christophe Jallet 5,20, Thiago Motta 6,20, Blaise Matuidi 5,70, Marco Verratti 5,30 (54' Yohan Cabaye 6,10), Lucas 6,00 (84' Marquinhos), Edinson Cavani 4,40, Ezequiel Lavezzi 6,10 (72' Javier Pastore 5,70). - coach: Laurent Blanc 4,80. = average: 5,72 [disappointing]

07 April, 2014

Average ratings Bayern, Dortmund, Man City, Man United, Arsenal, Chelsea, Liverpool, PSG, Barcelona, Real Madrid, Atlético & Juventus.

Goalkeepers in red.

7,07 Ribéry (Bayern)
7,03 Robben (Bayern)
6,95 Ibrahimovic (PSG), Reus (Dortmund)

6,76 Messi (Barcelona)
6,74 Cristiano Ronaldo (Real Madrid), Lewandowski (Dortmund)
6,72 Tévez (Juventus)
6,71 Agüero (Man City)
6,69 Silva (Man City)
6,66 Suárez (Liverpool)
6,64 Rooney (Man United)
6,63 Neuer, Lahm (Bayern)
6,62 Schweinsteiger (Bayern)
6,59 Alaba (Bayern)
6,58 Modric (Real Madrid), Thiago Motta (PSG), Thiago Alcântara (Bayern)
6,56 Di María, Jesé (Real Madrid)

6,55 Iniesta (Barcelona)
6,54 Kroos (Bayern)
6,53 Gerrard (Liverpool)
6,52 Xabi Alonso (Real Madrid)
6,51 Sturridge (Liverpool)
6,48 Verratti (PSG)

6,44 Valdés (Barcelona)
6,46 Isco (Real Madrid)
6,43 Benzema (Real Madrid)
6,40 Ramsey (Arsenal)
6,39 Thiago Silva (PSG)
6,38 Hummels (Dortmund), T. Müller (Bayern)
6,37 Bale (Real Madrid), Mandzukic (Bayern)
6,36 Quagliarella (Juventus), J. Boateng (Bayern), Hazard (Chelsea)
6,35 Cavani (PSG), Neymar (Barcelona)
6,34 Matuidi (PSG), Mkhitaryan (Dortmund), Fàbregas (Barcelona)
6,33 Lichtsteiner (Juventus), Weidenfeller (Dortmund), Alexis (Barcelona)
6,32 Sahin (Dortmund), Terry (Chelsea)
6,31 Cech (Chelsea)
6,30 Sokratis (Dortmund), Januzaj (Man United), Busquets (Barcelona)
6,29 Casillas (Real Madrid), Cazorla (Arsenal), Sterling (Liverpool), S. Bender (Dortmund), Pedro (Barcelona)
6,28 Diego López (Real Madrid), Nasri (Man City)
6,27 Pepe (Real Madrid), Mertesacker (Arsenal), Barzagli (Juventus), Agger (Liverpool), Dante (Bayern)
6,26 Skrtel, Henderson (Liverpool), Götze (Bayern), Y. Touré, Fernandinho, Negredo (Man City)
6,25 Fabianski (Arsenal), Pogba (Juventus), Javi Martínez (Bayern), Cahill (Chelsea), Pinto (Barcelona)
6,24 Carvajal (Real Madrid), Szczesny (Arsenal), Azpilicueta (Chelsea), Kompany (Man City), Bartra (Barcelona)
6,23 Pirlo (Juventus), Maxwell (PSG)
6,22 Walcott (Arsenal)
6,21 Coutinho (Liverpool)
6,20 Nacho (Real Madrid), Sagna (Arsenal), Buffon (Juventus)
6,19 Flamini, Rosický (Arsenal), Sirigu (PSG)
6,18 Llorente (Juventus), J. Allen (Liverpool), P. Jones (Man United)
6,17 Wilshere (Arsenal), Jesús Navas (Man City)
6,16 S. Kehl (Dortmund), De Gea (Man United), Matic (Chelsea), Piqué (Barcelona)
6,15 Koscielny (Arsenal), Mignolet (Liverpool), Ramires (Chelsea)
6,14 Vidal (Juventus)
6,13 Alex Costa (PSG), Grosskreutz (Dortmund)
6,12 Giroud (Arsenal), Rabiot (PSG), Schmelzer, Durm (Dortmund), Ivanovic (Chelsea), Zabaleta (Man City), Dani Alves (Barcelona), Xavi (Barcelona)
6,11 Willian (Chelsea)
6,10 Aubameyang (Dortmund), Dzeko (Man City)
6,09 Gibbs (Arsenal)
6,08 Illaramendi (Real Madrid), Giovinco (Juventus), Cabaye (PSG), Jordi Alba (Barcelona)
6,07 Oscar (Chelsea), Kolarov (Man City), Puyol (Barcelona)
6,06 Sergio Ramos (Real Madrid), Schürrle (Chelsea)
6,05 Asamoah (Juventus), Milner (Man City), Adriano (Barcelona)
6,03 Salah (Chelsea)
6,02 Varane (Real Madrid), Arteta (Arsenal), Mata (Man United), Mascherano (Barcelona)
6,01 Podolski (Arsenal), Lavezzi (PSG), J. Hofmann (Dortmund), Pantilimon (Man City), Tello (Barcelona)
6,00 Casemiro (Real Madrid), Özil (Arsenal), Lucas (PSG)
5,99 Arbeloa, Khedira (Real Madrid), Marquinhos (PSG), Carrick, Welbeck (Man United)
5,98 Vermaelen (Arsenal), Chiellini (Juventus), Van Buyten (Bayern), Evans (Man United)
5,97 Flanagan (Liverpool), Smalling, Kagawa (Man United)
5,96 Cáceres (Juventus), G. Johnson (Liverpool), A. Cole (Chelsea), Hart (Man City)
5,95 Bonucci (Juventus), Digne (PSG), Nastasic (Man City)
5,94 Subotic (Dortmund)
5,93 Vucinic (Juventus)
5,92 Evra (Man United)
5,91 Monreal (Arsenal), Rafinha (Bayern), Valencia, Giggs (Man United)
5,90 Marchisio (Juventus), Lucas (Liverpool), Blaszczykowski (Dortmund)
5,88 Fábio Coentrão (Real Madrid), Pastore (PSG), Montoya (Barcelona)
5,87 Rafael (Man United), Fernando Torres (Chelsea), Mata (Chelsea), J. García (Man City)
5,86 Van Persie (Man United)
5,84 Lampard (Chelsea), Song (Barcelona)
5,83 Jenkinson (Arsenal), Van der Wiel (PSG), Cleverley (Man United), David Luíz (Chelsea)
5,82 Vidic (Man United), Clichy (Man City)
5,80 Demichelis (Man City)
5,79 Isla (Juventus), Contento (Bayern)
5,78 Eto'o (Chelsea)
5,77 Marcelo (Real Madrid), R. Ferdinand (Man United)
5,76 J. Hernández (Man United), Mikel (Chelsea)

5,74 Sergi Roberto (Barcelona)
5,73 Iago Aspas (Liverpool)
5,72 Sakho (Liverpool), Nani (Man United)
5,70 Sanogo (Arsenal)
5,68 Ba (Chelsea)
5,63 K. Touré (Liverpool), Piszczek (Dortmund)
5,57 A. Young (Man United)
5,56 Fellaini (Man United)
5,55 Lescott (Man City)
5,52 Osvaldo (Juventus)
5,51 Ogbonna (Juventus)
5,48 Moses (Liverpool)
5,38 Ménez (PSG)
5,34 Jallet (PSG)


Per nationality (top 20)
4 : Argentina
3 : Spain, Germany.

Player ratings West Ham 1, Liverpool 2.

0-1 44' Steven Gerrard penalty, 1-1 45' Guy Demel r., 1-2 71' Steven Gerrard penalty (Jon Flanagan). Att: 34.977.
West Ham: Adrián 5,70 - Winston Reid 6,40, James Tomkins 6,30, Guy Demel 6,20, Kevin Nolan 5,30 (68' Antonio Nocerino 5,30), Pablo Armero 5,90, Matthew Taylor 5,80 (78' Matthew Jarvis), Mark Noble 6,30, Momo Diamé 6,20 (85' Carlton Cole), Stewart Downing 5,40, Andy Carroll 6,40. - coach: Sam Allardyce 6,00. = average: 5,93 [vulnerable]
Liverpool: Simon Mignolet 6,40 - Glen Johnson 5,90, Mamadou Sakho 5,90, Martin Škrtel 6,70, Jon Flanagan 6,00, Steven Gerrard 7,60, Coutinho 5,20 (46' Lucas Leiva 6,60), Jordan Henderson 6,40, Raheem Sterling 6,00, Luis Suárez 6,70, Daniel Sturridge 5,70 (85'Kolo Touré). - coach: Brendan Rodgers 6,80. = average: 6,26 [solid]