Recent Videos

  • Atletico Madrid 2-1 Fulham: Forlan double

    Atletico Madrid came out as champions in the inaugural edition of the Europa League. In the finals, Wednesday (12/05/2010), Atletico beat Fulham 2-1 through extra time round.

    In a match that held in the HSH Nordbank Arena became the Atletico hero is Diego Forlan buy up two goals with his team victory. Fulham goal scored by Simon Davies.

    For Los Colchoneros, this is a trophy Europa League (formerly the UEFA Cup) in a 71-year history of the first club based at Vicente Calderon stadium. And for Fulham deep disappointment because it failed to present the trophy in the 131-year history of the club.

    Atletico Quique Sanchez Flores who's trained to have a chance to reach double-winners this season suppose to win in the Copa Del Rey final contra Sevilla May 19.

    The game

    At minute 12 Forlan opened the first opportunity after hard kick hit the goalposts just flat Fulham. And Reyes kick four minutes later through his left leg that can still be pushed over Mark Schwarzer.

    Fulham steal opportunity in the 20th minute after a free-kick the ball gag exploited Simom Zamora Davies volley passing shots that can still be caught by David De Gea.

    Atletico's first winner in the 32nd minute. Short bait Sergio Aguero Jose Reyes to be maximized with a kick directly toward the goal. Forlan who was in front of him touching the ball and goalkeeper Mark Schwazer beaten.

    Not until five minutes ago Fulham equalizer. Davies, Zoltan Gera, who received a crossing at the poles far off menghujam hard kick that goalkeeper De Gea.

    In the second half Fulham's turn to hold control of the game and get the first chance 10 minutes after the restart. Paul Konchesky cross was met Davies volley that forced De Gea to rescue the post.

    Not many more opportunities generated by both teams, so the second half ended with the score still 1-1. Then the game proceeded to extra time round that lasted 30 minutes.

    Atletico had a golden opportunity in the 105th minute when Forlan on the left wing acceleration able to lunge into the Fulham penalty box. Forlan then pull the bait off the failed utilized Aguero after kick from close range just sideways.

    Forlan! Uruguayan attacker's origin back to being a defensive nightmare for Fulham. In the 115th minute when crossing into the penalty box was met Aguero Forlan to kick the heel and the ball had hit the foot of Brede Hangelang rolled into the goal without being able to be prevented Schwarzer.

    2-1 score stood until any sign of the end of the long whistle sounded and the match Atletico came out as winners.

    Team Line-up:

    Atletico Madrid: 43-David de Gea; 17-Tomas Ujfalusi, 21-Luis Perea, 18-Alvaro Dominguez, 3-Antonio Lopez; 19-Jose Antonio Reyes (14-Eduardo Salvio 78), 12-Paulo Assuncao, 8-Raul Garcia, 20-Simao Sabrosa (9-Jose Manuel Jurado 68), 7-Diego Forlan, 10-Sergio Aguero (2-Juan Valera 119).

    Fulham: 1-Mark Schwarzer; 6-Chris Baird, 18-Aaron Hughes, 5-Brede Hangeland, 3-Paul Konchensky; 16-Damien Duff (10-Erik Nevland 84), 20-Dickson Etuhu, 13-Danny Murphy (27 Jonathan greening-118), 29-Simon Davies; 11-Zoltan Gera, 25-Bobby Zamora (23-Clint Dempsey 55).


Leave a Reply