Monday, April 23, 2012
Athletic Bilbao Gaizka Toquero scored his fourth La Liga goal of the season as Bilbao registered their fourth away win following the match against Racing. Atletico Madrid Arda Turan scored his third La Liga goal of the season as Atletico Madrid registered their tenth home win following the match against Espanyol. Barcelona Barcelona coach Pep Guardiola admitted that Chelsea will be the fresher side on Tuesday but believes his players will be able to bounce back. Espanyol Arda Turan scored his third La Liga goal of the season to condemned Espanyol to their eighth away defeat following the game at Atletico Madrid. Getafe Franco Jara scored his second La Liga goal of the season to condemned Getafe to their tenth away defeat following the match against Granada. Granada Franco Jara scored his second La Liga goal of the season as Granada registered their seventh home victory following the match against Getafe. Levante Levante coach Juan Ignacio was happy to draw with Sevilla as he underlined that they started the season aiming only to remain in the La Liga. Malaga Coach Manuel Pellegrini said Malaga team fight to defend their Champions League position and believes the Osasuna clash will not be decisive. Osasuna Osasuna coach Jose Luis Mendilibar wants his players to do their part so that they can achieve their dreams of playing in European competition. Racing Santander Gaizka Toquero scored his fourth La Liga goal of the season to condemned Racing to their eighth home defeat following the match against Bilbao. Rayo Vallecano Rayo Vallecano coach Jose Ramon Sandoval rued the fact that none of his four defenders were able to finish the match against Sporting Gijon. Real Betis Jonas Goncalves scored his 7th La Liga goal of the season to condemned Betis to their 11th away defeat following the match against Valencia. Real Madrid Sergio Ramos believes Real Madrid were full value for their win over Barcelona, but refused to accept that they have won the La Liga title. Real Mallorca Mallorca coach Joaquin Caparros has congratulated his team for securing their safety, despite the club's financial difficulties this season. Real Sociedad Carlos Vela scored his 11th La Liga goal of the season as Real Sociedad registered their 6th home draw following the match against Villarreal. Real Zaragoza Coach Manolo Jimenez lamented that Mallorca won the match by jumping higher and through set pieces, without ever coming near Zaragoza's box. Sevilla Sevilla boss Michel insists he is happy with the team's work, but believes they have been unlucky this season, following the draw with Levante. Sporting Gijon Sporting Gijon coach Javier Clemente believes his side could have gotten at least 2 more goals in the final minutes of the match against Rayo. Valencia Jonas Goncalves scored his seventh La Liga goal of the season as Valencia registered their ninth home win following the match against Betis. Villarreal Marcos Senna scored his fourth La Liga goal of the season as Villarreal registered their fourth away draw following the match against Sociedad.
AC Milan Zlatan Ibrahimovic scored his 24th Serie A goal of the season as Milan registered their 5th home draw following the match against Bologna. AS Roma Arturo Vidal scored his sixth Serie A goal of the season to condemned AS Roma to their tenth away defeat following the match against Juventus. Atalanta Stefano Colantuono has warned Atalanta that they risk ruining a great season and wants them to secure their safety in the next two home games. Bologna Gaston Ramirez scored his sixth Serie A goal of the season as Bologna registered their seventh away draw following the match against AC Milan. Cagliari Cagliari coach Massimo Ficcadenti blasted his team for a dreadful second half performance and believes Parma could have scored more goals. Catania Catania Coach Montella was delighted that his decision to take a massive risk with debutant goalkeeper Pietro Terracciano paid off hansomely. Cesena Vincenzo Rennella scored his first Serie A goal of the season as Cesena registered their seventh home draw following the match against Palermo. Chievo Chievo coach Domenico Di Carlo praised his side's maturity and desire in the match against Udinese and said the draw boosted their self-esteem. Fiorentina Fiorentina players failed to score for the second consecutive game to register their fifth home draw following the match against Inter Milan. Genoa Mattia Destro scored his ninth Serie A goal of the season to condemned Genoa to their fourth home defeat following the match against Siena. Inter Milan Inter Milan players failed to score for the second time in five games to register their third away draw following the match against Fiorentina. Juventus Arturo Vidal scored his 6th Serie A goal of the season as Juventus registered their 12th home victory following the match against AS Roma. Lazio Francesco Matuzalem scored his first Serie A goal of the season as Lazio registered their fifth home draw following the match against Lecce. Lecce Striker Valeri Bojinov scored his third Serie A goal of the season as Lecce registered their fifth away draw following the match against Lazio. Napoli Napoli head coach Walter Mazzarri was relieved to win against Novara, as his team were feeling the pressure after three consecutive defeats. Novara Novara coach Attilio Tesser admitted that his team are repeating their previous mistakes and they are demoralised after the Napoli defeat. Palermo Silvestre scored his fourth Serie A goal of the campaign as Palermo registered their seventh away draw following the match against Cesena. Parma Parma coach Roberto Donadoni insisted his side are not safe yet from relegation, as he believes that the season can still hold many surprises. Siena Mattia Destro scored his ninth Serie A goal of the campaign as Siena registered their third away victory following the match against Genoa. Udinese Udinese coach Francesco Guidolin was pleased with his players and insisted that they could not have done more against an in-form Chievo side.
Arsenal Thomas Vermaelen claims to have no plan of leaving Arsenal, with it his desire to repay the faith shown in him by the club and Arsene Wenger. Aston Villa Aston Villa head coach Alex McLeish hopes striker Gabriel Agbonlahor will be fit to face Bolton, but is less optimistic about James Collins. Blackburn Blackburn boss Steve Kean remains confident his Rovers side can get themselves out of trouble in their final three games of the campaign. Bolton Gretar Steinsson admits Bolton must make the most of their games in hand if they are to drag themselves clear of the Premier League drop zone. Chelsea Striker Didier Drogba looks set to be fit for the second leg of Chelsea's Champions League semi-final versus Barcelona after resuming training. Everton David Moyes branded Everton's performance in the draw with Manchester Utd as 'brilliant' and was pleased to see a positive approach pay off. Fulham Fulham defender Philippe Senderos believes that Fulham could overtake Everton and Liverpool to equal their best Premier League finish of 7th. Liverpool Head coach Kenny Dalglish admitted it was another case of deja vu as he saw Liverpool lose at home to West Brom despite dominating the game. Manchester City Manchester City manager Roberto Mancini believes his team still have a 'chance' in the title race after beating Wolverhampton at Molineux. Manchester United Sir Alex Ferguson admits United have handed initiative back to City and that the Manchester derby next Monday will be vital in the title race. Newcastle United Harry Redknapp has admitted that Newcastle are in a great position to beat Tottenham to fourth place as there is no pressure on the Magpies. Norwich City Norwich City coach Paul Lambert admitted that he is looking forward to the Liverpool clash as he look to bounce back from the Blackburn defeat. Queens Park Rangers QPR head coach Mark Hughes has challenged his team to take their excellent home form on the road when they travel to Chelsea this weekend. Stoke City Stoke boss Tony Pulis has put the blame on defeat at St James' Park on striker Jon Walters who 'could have scored a hat-trick by himself'. Sunderland Defender John O'Shea believes Sunderland deserved more from their draw against Aston Villa, as his side dominated large spells of the game. Swansea City Ashley Williams was pleased with Swansea's performance against Bolton and felt the display had deserved another away win for the collection. Tottenham Harry Redknapp has admitted that Newcastle are in a great position to beat Tottenham to fourth place as there is no pressure on the Magpies. West Brom West Bromwich Albion boss Roy Hodgson has admitted his side rode their luck to register their first win over Liverpool at Anfield in 45 years. Wigan Athletic Wigan Athletic have apparently signed 19 year old Swede Alieu Darbo on a three year contract following his release from French club Le Mans. Wolverhampton Striker Karl Henry has labelled it a 'sad day' for Wolverhampton after their relegation was confirmed following the defeat to Manchester City.