SPAIN FOOTBALL: HERO OF THE WEEK (PABLO PIATTI)

Hero of the Week: Pablo Piatti Palbo Piatti. 21 years Old. UD Almeria. Pablo Piatti is one of the young players I have raved about for years.  Since his days at Estudiantes in Argentina he has always displayed an explosive talent!  Indeed, Pablo Piatti is what we call a ‘Volante’ in Argentina – a wide player, a winger-  who can [...]

SPAIN FOOTBALL: SEVILLA V ALMERIA

SPAIN FOOTBALL: SEVILLA V ALMERIA

 Game of the Week Both Sevilla and Almeria teams have relatively new managers, having sacked their previous managers due to poor results. However, Sevilla had also lost their last 4 games under the new manager, Gregorio Manzano, who had started well at Sevilla but has lost the plot of late.  So, Gregorio Manzano desperately needed to win.  Meanwhile, Almeria last [...]

SPAIN FOOTBALL: GOAL OF THE WEEK

Goal of the Week The goal of the week must come from Pablo Piatti during the Sevilla v Almeria game.  Just look at the way Pablo Piatti scores!   Sevilla 0 Almeria 2, minute 81. The beauty of this goal is in the way Piatti loses his defender (who originally is well positioned) by his skilful touch with his left [...]

HERO OF THE WEEK

Jose Leandro Ulloa, centre-forward, 24 years old, 1’86m. Almeria FC Certainly, Jose Leandro Ulloa is the hero of Lillo – the manager of Almeria. That is for sure! In fact, Ulloa has (surely!) at least temporarily saved Lillo’s job by scoring the equalizer in Almeria’s 1-1 draw with Hercules last weekend. This was typical of of Jose Leandro Ulloa who is [...]