Tuesday, February 16th Milan-Manchester United, Bayern Monaco-Fiorentina Wednesday 17 and Wednesday, 24th Inter-Chelsea. After the month of January and closed the winter market has started the countdown to the first knockout round of Champions, reflecting for the second consecutive season a direct comparison with the English game, this time with an alternative Bavaria.
RED DEVILS TO FORCE ROONEY – The number 10 for Manchester United has lifted the team from Sir Alex Ferguson after the crushing elimination from the FA Cup at the hands of Leeds. 6 goals in the last 3 games for Wayne Rooney: devour the first of a kind for Hull City, then the decisive blow to stretch the City of lost earnings of the Carling Cup final at Wembley and then the guard by masterpiece that has left Arsenal Supersfida last lap at the Emirates, reiterating a scale of values that seemed to creak. If Rooney is the prince of this United offensive end, there’s also add that the latest growth of the Red Devils was based on Ferguson’s return to form with three central midfielders pure: the dam formed by Carrick, Scholes and Fletcher — all in excellent condition – makes a difference.
Bayern no longer stop ‘… – It is worth reflecting on the path of Bayern Van Gaal, because it represents the exact opposite of what happened to Juventus. Since then the December confrontation – which is the incipit of the crisis-white – the Bavarians do not have more wrong now reached the 9th consecutive victory, the 7th in the league. The Dutch coach two months ago was the lap of air, has now become the guru of red and white fans, not exactly the same fate of Ciro Ferrara … Fiorentina on the road so there is a team in full health, driven by a moment of incredible form of Arjen Robben, able to consistently sow panic on the right wing. Franck Ribéry, for its part, played a couple of chunks of tender and is approaching the best condition for a further leap in quality that bothers the people purple.
Chelsea are ‘the usual MACHINE ITEMS – The Blues had to endure the absence of Drogba, Kalou, Essien and Mikel at the Cup of Africa and instead Ancelotti’s team – driven by the extraordinary qualities of character and Lampard – in January it always won, also praising the public to Stamford Bridge with an incredible 7-2 at Sunderland. In the last week, actually, something has begun to creak, but John Terry has responded to the controversy of the tabloids about his private life with a great performance on the field, that is decisive in the 2-1 win by signing the net a bit ‘suffered on area of Burnley. Winning the recovery of Tuesday night against Hull City, Chelsea would lead to +4 in the standings, a margin to deal calmly following the derby against Arsenal.