Saturday, March 06, 2010
Messi, Scola, David Cup & More
Firstly, thank you to everyone for all the good wishes for our friend Seba on the birth of his first son. It was indeed a perfect moment for him and Racing as they came away with a 2-1 win over Boca Juniors.
Ten men Barcelona came back twice to draw 2-2 with Almeria with Lionel MESSI being their saviour for scoring both goals. His first came just three minutes before half time when he beat Almeria keeper, Diego ALVES with a well taken free kick. He was there save them again, this time finishing from close range after GUILHERME failed to clear a cross from PEDRO in the 66th minute.
In other leagues, Matias SUAREZ scored for Anderlecht in their 2-0 win over Royal Charleroi in their Belgian Jupiter League.
SCOLA Rides The Struggling Rockets To Victory
The Houston Rockets needed a major boost following their recent struggles and against the Minnesota Timberwolves they found an answer in Luis SCOLA. Their 112-98 win help them to revive their chances in the playoff race. SCOLA posted another double-double in his career posting 25 points, a career high 21 rebounds, 2 assists and one shot block for the night.
The San Antonio Spurs are riding high at the moment and kept that momentum going with a 102-92 win over the Memphis Grizzlies. Manu GINOBILI continues their sparkplug from the bench with 17 points, 1 rebound, 6 assists & 1 steal to his credit.
The city were treated to a surprise win from their beloved Bucks after sensationally defeating Le Bron’s Cleveland Cavaliers 92-85. The got plenty of contribution from everywhere including 16 points, career high 13 rebounds plus 1 assist & 2 steals from Carlos DELFINO.
Davis Cup - Triumphant Return from the Old Warrior NALBANDIAN
Argentina bounced back to take the lead against Sweden in their tie 2-1 after a sparkling performance from David NALBANDIAN on his return to the team. He was paired up Horacio ZEBALLOS in their double match up against Robin SODERLING & Robert LINDSTEDT and won the game 6-2, 7-6 & 7-6.
A day earlier, the tie was settle to 1-1 draw. Eduardo SCHWANK lost to SODERLING in straight sets but Leonardo MAYER became the hero for the racquet kings after defeating Joachim JOHANSSON in four sets.
Argentina will just need one more victory to win this tie. The match on Day 3 will be MAYER taking on SODERLING and SCHWANK facing JOHANSSON.
Adidas launches it own Albiceleste website
Thanks to our friend GK for sharing this with us. Adidas has just launched a specially design website for Argentina World Cup campaign. Here you can find videos, pictures, desktop wallpaper and many more. Though it is in Spanish but still I would highly recommend fans of Argentina to visit and check it out.