Monthly Archives: March 2018

Fastest Goal of Lionel Messi in His Career

As a famous football player Barcelona, Lionel Messi netted his fastest goal of his career, and he also won his 100th Champions League goal when Barcelona against Chelsea 3-0 at the Camp Nou to reach the quarterfinals 4-1 on Wednesday.

The ball was slipped through the legs of goalkeeper Thibaut Courtois in two minutes and eight seconds into the game for his 99th goal. Courtois was defeated by the Barcelona’s Messi. Then, Lionel Messi became the football player winning 100 goals in football matches after Cristiano Ronaldo.
In the whole football playing career, Lionel Messi have won over 600 goals for his national football team and his club. In spite of his outstanding performances on football pitch, the footballer has never won a goal in the opening two minutes. Before the fastest goal, the previous wonderful was netted after two minutes and 26 seconds in a football game against Nigeria at the 2014 World Cup. In addition, Lionel Messi also won a goal in a fixture against Real Madrid in the third minute. Though the fixture was not an official competition for those two football clubs.
The Argentina international won his 100th Champions League goal in his 123rd game. Compared with another famous football star Ronaldo, Messi’s 100th goal is 14 fixtures faster than Ronaldo. Last week, the football club Real Madrid won the qualification for quarterfinals. For Ronaldo himself, the guy has won 117 Champions League goals in 148 games. After Ronaldo, the next highest scorer is Raul on 71 goals.
In first eight fixtures against Chelsea, Lionel Messi didn’t won one goal in the longest run.

Whether Andres Iniesta Could Stay with Barcelona

Andres Iniesta, a footballer of club Barcelona, claimed he will decide whether he will leave the football club ahead of May. Another choice was to accept an offer from China, continuing his football playing career in China prior to April, 2018. The male football player will turn 34 in May. Although having signed a life-long contract with the club, terms of the contract allow him to leave Barcelona at the end of each campaign in case he would like to start a new journey.

Up to now, the midfielder still plays an important role in the football club. After recovering from a hamstring injury, he started to play a football game against Chelsea on Wednesday. Nevertheless, he always said he will stay with Barcelona for a long time for fear of lacking the essences attracting others. He will size up his feels to determine whether contribute to another spell. Barcelona’s manager expressed that he hope the footballer could stay with club Barcelona for his great importance to the football club. In the first fixture after recovering from his hamstring injury, he only played 50 minutes ahead of being replaced by Paulinho. Many die-hard football fans hope the footballer could stay with Barcelona while some believe that it’s necessary to write his splendid achievements further rather than keep the current status.

Barcelona’s Andre Gomes

Barcelona’s coach Ernesto Valverde spoke highly of Andre Gomes’s bravery for voicing the struggles at Barcelona. Besides, he expressed that Andre Gomes have prepared for the football game against Chelsea on Wednesday in case he was called. In 2016, the 24-year-old Gomes joined in Barcelona from Valencia. The guy expressed his attitudes towards the satisfying life in Catalonia. Many football fans acclaimed for the win over Atletico Madrid at Camp Nou on March 4. The football player of Portugal national football team voiced that he is unwilling to leave his house in the event that he performed poor in a football game.

Actually, people in the football world are trying their best to conceal their true insecurities and weakness, so it is brave to speak out his true feeling in public. But some believed that it is just a trivial matter for nothing special. It’s a common things will happened to everyone. One have to confront and solve the problem in a suitable manner. It’s some involving pushing forward.

In the season, the Gomes has played 25 football matches for club Barcelona, in spite of that he played as a substitute for amid 15 football matches. In the event that Gomes was selected as a football player for the Champions League against Chelsea this week, Gomes could play for the football game after a professional assessment having been conducted over Andres Iniesta’s health. When he was asked whether he has prepared for the selection, Gomes expressed he already made enough preparations for the game, and this is a question about moving forward. He is excellent in many aspects, and perhaps the game is an extremely good opportunity to display his practical football playing skill and eminent gift.

A coach of Gomes said he have understood his football players, and he have many chances taking with Andre. The responsibility of coach is to help every football players playing football matches in a good and dynamic status. The priority responsibility of a coach is providing helping hand when needed. Sergio Busquets claimed that footballers of club Barcelona tried their best to help Gomes to go through the arduous period. Sergio Busquets said he is not very clear which kind of help Barcelona’s footballer provided to Gomes, because this matter is something private.

“We provided helps to him as much as we could as his colleagues, accompanying with him as much as possible, giving advices for him. But, Gomes is the one who need to overcome the problem. Although they have provided a help hand, he is the person who shall surpass the barrier.

In the first leg last week, a football game between Chelsea and Barcelona was ended with 1-1 draw. Because these two football teams are competent in strength, so it’s a difficult football game for footballers in Liga BBVA shirts. Some said that they have defend the good team with great efforts. They also know the team is the difficult one, but the goalless draw is a good result.

Monaco’s Progress after Summer Sales

For Neymar’s outstanding performances and football fans enthusiasm, almost the season for Paris-Saint Germain (PSG) is the soap opera of Neymar. Let’s analysis specific condition through Monaco. The latest 3-1 away win is the 14th win of League game in a row.

After the turning of year, the PSG have impressed all people with their strong overall strength, building the team as one of the promising team so far. Some believe that there is no need for surprising when you see efforts having been made by their manager Leonardo Jardim. He build the team again and again. Nevertheless, the number of people recognizing Leonardo Jardim’s achievements is not very big.

In a recent interview, the former Olympiakos manager voiced that he would like to dirve a Ferrari every season. On the contrary, he build the team from scratch every season. There is a substantial difference between Monaco and other football clubs. Their occupation is to produce excellent football players on the basis of their individual characteristics. They could not summarize one footballer’s playing style simply, because they have to adjust the footballers they have signed.

In order to reinvent their football players, Monaco took six months to build up their ability. In the very beginning, things were not effective. The successful 4-4-2 formation in last season is not suitable for current conditions any more for the absence of Radamel Falcao. In this case, they changed back their 4-3-3 formation, which dose work as in his first season at club. Some footballers got injured in football games; some footballer performed bad on football pitch; some new footballers still need time to adapt themselves to new environment.

Monaco reached the semifinals of Champions League last year, and this year’s competition arrived too early, too. Although the team was not too hard, Monaco were involved in serious transition at the time. Viewing from the disappointing sequences for football matches, footballers of Monaco knew that they were stuck in a negative position. This is the second time they failed to win four game consecutively after three defeats and one draw at the end of November. In the history of the football club, they never failed out of the first four in the Ligue 1 while the current situation seems beyond their control after a 2-2 draw in Marseille.

In the end, Monaco’s manager Jardim solved the problem with a 4-2-3-1 formation. After changing their strategy, the current condition of the team is becoming better. The Monaco’s manager Jardim’s has great influence on Rony Lopes’ performances. In the last eight football matches, the winger of Portugal side is unstoppable at that moment, winning seven goals in the last eight football games. Under the help and adjustment of his coach, he grew into a big candidate for the World Cup team from a promising football player.

Although it is impossible for Monaco to win the title of the League Cup, the team will play against PSG in the final of League Cup in March. Under the leadership of Leonardo Jardim, the team became the third and then the first football team.