Leicester manager before the eight-finals LM needs Gladiators
By Georg on Friday, February 24 2017, 18:41 - Permalink
Showdown rookie from Leicester with five-time winner of the European League Sevilla on Wednesday will continue the eight-finals of the Champions League. In the second match against each other in a battle of legends goalie Iker Casillas and Buffon Gianluigiho board Porto with Juventus.
Like night and day are still Leicester performances in domestic league and the Champions League. While in the Premier League separated him only one point from the relegation zone, while additionally in seven of the ten matches in the new year did not even score between the elite club lost in the group one match and advanced to the eight-finals from the first place.
On Saturday, in addition Leicester suffered another blow when in the eighth round FA Cup lost 0: 1 Millwall třetiligovým, although almost the entire second half playing against ten. "I need to talk to players and remind them of the need to fight in every match," said the manager Claudio Ranieri. "Now we need warriors, gladiators. Millwall shorthanded showed how gladiators fought," he added.
Although Sevilla since 2006, won a record five victories in EL, but the LM has to catch up. She had advanced to the quarterfinals only at its first participation in 1958, when two other osmifinálových attempts failed. "We will be playing for their lives. For the history of the club it's very important match," said coach Jorge Sampaoli Andalusian whole.
Casillas Buffon to await the 17th match between. While eight had representation matches with three wins and one defeat top Spanish goalkeeper at the club level to better manage his Italian rival. Both goalkeepers do have to account after three victories, but managed to Juventus over Real in each of the three double-header advance.
"I'm lucky that I'm younger than Gigi," he told uefa.com Casillas. "I started at age fourteen, he was eighteen. But otherwise we had similar careers. We did a lot of winning and I think that Italian football will no longer have such a goalkeeper like him," said three-time winner of the Champions League.