Tuesday, November 22, 2011

More Hungry Madrid from Barcelona

MADRID - Former Real Madrid striker Davor Suker believes Los Merengues will soon win the trophy again. Former Croatian national team player Jose Mourinho claimed the troops now have the hunger more than Barcelona.
Suker, which is part of the Madrid squad that won their seventh Champions League in 1998, scoring 49 goals in 106 appearances for the club capital of Spain during 1996 to 1999.
At that time, he also won one La Liga titles, one Intercontinental Cup and the Spanish Supercopa. Meanwhile, according to Suker, last season under Pep Guardiola Blaugrana indeed dominates the competition, but Suker has been impressed with the performances Los Blancos this season.
"Madrid is very strong today," Suker told Marca said in an interview as reported by Goal, Wednesday (11/23/2011).
"They have made great strides with good results and it was not by chance, they ranked first in La Liga and the Champions League, plays football very well and scored many goals," he explained.
"Real Madrid have a greater hunger than Barcelona today," said the man who is now 43-year-old.
Suker also believes that the current boss Mourinho is the right man to bring glory back to the Santiago Bernabeu. According to him, the Portuguese coach is a figure of the winners, let alone see Mourinho's track record so far.
"Mourinho is a winner," he said. "He has come to Spain to win La Liga and he will achieve it," continued the former Arsenal player.
"He is the ideal coach for this team and (Madrid president) Florentino Perez did not make a mistake, he brought the best," he added.
"Mourinho is still work in progress, but I see them able to win La Liga or the Champions League, and I think they will win La Liga because they are more consistent (than Barca)," he said.
Suker went on, he claimed Madrid can beat Barcelona when these two eternal rivals meet in El Clasico on December 10 at the Santiago Bernabeu.
"Simple," he said. "You have to take the ball from them and scored. The team that has control of the ball is a team with the best chance to win. And Madrid could do that," he concluded.


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