Champions League Today



The crucial second legs will be played today with the qualification to the semi-finals still open. There are plenty of Argentine players involved in this late stage of the tournament.

Messi & Gaby Milito will be in the lineup today at home against Arsenal.

Inter will take a one goal lead to Moscow for their game against CSKA.

Zanetti, Cambiasso, Samuel and Diego Milito will be in the lineup.

Hopefully our players will do well today.

Visca Barca!!!!!

Forza Inter!!!!!

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27 Responses to Champions League Today

  1. Chris says:

    FORZA INTER !!!!!!

    VAMOS CARAJO !!!!

    hopefully Diego is watching….. which i doubt will make a difference for Cuchu and Pupi, but I still hope he considers them.

  2. pintadoazulblanco says:

    I’m sure Diego will be watching.

    I’m hoping that they continue to play great and at least make it to the CL final.

    Their case for being in the WC squad will be alot stronger.

    Will it matter to Maradona?

  3. Chris says:

    who knows… I still have faith though,

    I hope they do make it to the CL final, AND win, I believe this is all Inter needs right? Champions league? They haven’t won one yet, right ?

    They totally deserve it… Ron, do you have an idea when they will be meeting with Barca, if they win todays match ?

  4. pintadoazulblanco says:

    Inter won two European Cups (what today is called Champions League) in the 1960’s with an Argentine coach, Helenio Herrera.

    If Barca and Inter advance today they will play against each other in the semi-finals.

  5. pintadoazulblanco says:

    Almost halftime

    Inter 1-0 CSKA

  6. pintadoazulblanco says:

    Second half is under way.

  7. pintadoazulblanco says:

    CSKA player receives Red card.

  8. pintadoazulblanco says:

    Zanetti & Cambiasso giving good performances again.

    Zanetti is constantly attacking down the left flank, participating in the play buildup and doing a good job defending his zone.

    Cuchu is maintaining order in the midfield and providing good passes on the attack.

  9. Chris says:

    VAMOS MUCHACHOS !!!!!!!!!

  10. pintadoazulblanco says:

    FINAL SCORE

    Inter 1-0 CSKA

    Inter advances to the semi-finals and will play the winner of Barcelona/Arsenal.

  11. pintadoazulblanco says:

    Barca-Arsenal is under way.

  12. pintadoazulblanco says:

    Arsenal 1-0 Barcelona

  13. pintadoazulblanco says:

    Messi GOLAZO!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

    Barca 1-1 Arsenal

  14. pintadoazulblanco says:

    Messi Again!!!!!

    Barca 2-1 Arsenal

  15. pintadoazulblanco says:

    I don’t know how Inter is going to stop Messi but they better have a plan 🙂

  16. pintadoazulblanco says:

    Messi Hat-Trick!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

    Barca 3-1 Arsenal

  17. pintadoazulblanco says:

    HALFTIME

    Messi 3-1 Arsenal

  18. pintadoazulblanco says:

    Second half is under way.

  19. Aimar80 says:

    Do you guys know some online link to watch? Thanks.

  20. pintadoazulblanco says:

    Roja Directa

  21. pintadoazulblanco says:

    Messi 4-1 Arsenal

  22. pintadoazulblanco says:

    FINAL SCORE

    Barca 4-1 Arsenal

    Messi scored all four goals.

  23. ArgenPool says:

    Wow. Simply, wow.

  24. Pablito says:

    THE LEGEND OF MESSI CONTINUES!!!!

  25. chris says:

    I watched this game live, all I can say ron, This kid is Phenom !!!!!

    its truly amazing what messi does, everytime he scores, i sit there and nod my head, cuz i cant believe it… all im sayin is, i really hope he shows us the same for the WC.

    IF HE DOES WIN A WORLD CUP, THEN I HAVE TO ADMIT, MESSI IS BETTER THEN DIEGO WAS, AND IS THE BEST IN THE WORLD…

  26. pintadoazulblanco says:

    Argentina needs a midfield with players that can deliver quality balls to Messi and Higuain.

    It is that simple.

    Long balls from Veron to Messi and Higuain is not the answer.

    Messi CANNOT win a world cup all by himself. He needs help.

    Argentina has the players that can help.

    Maradona is blind to them.

  27. Fan40mill says:

    I’ll start by saying that I don’t agree with what Maradona is trying to do and I feel Argentina can play a hell of a lot better, but I’m starting to see that Maradona does have a plan.

    Argentina against Germany was our best game for a while and Maradona started with the first line up I hadn’t hated under his tenure.

    The formation was classic 4-4-2. The defense, he almost got right. Walter Samuel finally had a well-deserved start and although and I would have included Gabriel Milito, instead of Gabriel Heinze, it was a solid back four.

    In midfield, regardless of formation, I see Mascherano and Di María as a must for very different reasons. Gutiérrez is hard to decide upon, in that he has never had attacking flair unlike his wing counterpart in Di Maria, but every time he puts on the albiceleste shirt, he plays at another level. I can still see reasons for taking him off and putting a versatile midfielder such as Lucho on, but I also see why Maradona likes him so I won’t criticise him for that choice

    That leaves the last midfield position of Veron up for grabs. In a 4-4-2, names such as Cambiaso, Gago, Banega won’t make sense since, along with Mascherano, they are all number fives. You need a Veron, Pastore or Riquelme. I’d like to see Riquelme in the squad but when he chucked a tantrum and said he wouldn’t play I was partly relieved. His to good to ignore, which causes a coach selection head aces, but he never has the mental strength to produce when it really matters. Riquelme leaving was a blessing in disguise.

    That then leaves Veron and Pastore as the two world-class players/playmakers that can keep up with Messi. Veron is slow and old, but in a 4-4-2 with the likes of four genuine centre backs and Marcherano, this doesn’t matter. I can see why Maradona keeps playing him. Having said this, I’d prefer Pastore.

    Finally, in a 4-4-2 formation Messi and Higuain were perfectly placed.

    People would say that Maradona is wasting Messi, but in a 4-4-2 formation he is not. Messi creates spaces for everyone with his mere presence, which is why Di-Maria had such a great game against Germany.

    Now before anyone has a go, please note I’m only playing devils advocate. I think Argentina can play 4-3-3 with the players at hand and “really” use Messi.

    For over a year, like everyone else on this blog, I was at a complete lost as to what the hell Maradona was doing. He knows what his doing now.

    Regards

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