At the end of the year, the two best football players in the world clash again. who was the best in 2014? Ronaldo or Messi? Third part of this Christmas series: the Champions League.
2014 touches to its end, the time of the year’s balance sheets rang. Football friends, do not worry, this is also the case for your favorite sport. Between the Christmas celebrations and the celebration of the New Year, the writing of melty.fr offers to you to go back in detail on the performances of the two best football players on the planet: Cristiano Ronaldo and Lionel Messi. On display with Real Madrid and FC Barcelona, Cristiano Ronaldo and Lionel Messi, in the course for the gold Ball 2014, also wore high coats of arms of their respective selections on the occasion of the World Cup in Brazil. For the third part of our retrospective series, let’s focus on the performances of our champions in C1, the Champions League.
Lionel Messi, who started the group phase of the Champions league 2013-2014 by a triple faced with the Ajax Amsterdam (the 18/09/13), will continue on the launched in phase with direct elimination. Opposed to Manchester City, FC Barcelona is guided by a Messi scorer to go as he returns. In the quarterfinals, a duel 100% Iberian awaits them: Atlético Madrid. On a phenomenal launch in the Championship (Atlético was champion of Spain 2013-2014), the men of Diego Simeone logically eliminate Barca after a draw (1-1) to the go and a defeat (1-0) on return, in Madrid. Leo Messi was, according to UEFA, the player who ran the least during this last game. FC Barcelona and Lionel Messi leave the competition prematurely.
Real Madrid, like its best player, will blaze in C1 2013-2014.
The draw leads them to play the game of the eighths in Germany, in the den of Shalke 04. Result? 1-6 for Real. With a magnificent doubled of Cristiano Ronaldo, who will relapse on return (2-1 for Madrid). In quarters, CR7 and his teammates are opposed to Borussia. After an overwhelming victory 3-0 to the go (a goal of Ronaldo), the Real gets scared and loses 2-0 on the return. Regardless, the way to confront the holding of the Munich title in the semi-finals is open. Sober and logical Victory 1-0, to the game go. The Allianz Arena of Bayern awaits Real Madrid on the way back. The score is no call: 0-4 for Real! Cristiano scored half the goals of his team. The men of Carlo Ancelotti are qualified for a final that will see them face … Atlético Madrid. Finale 100% Madrid which will turn to the advantage of Cristiano Ronaldo (author of a goal): Real Madrid is imposing 4-1 A.P. and wins its 10th Champions league.
In 2014-2015, Real Madrid, holding the title, is found in an extremely affordable group: Liverpool FC, FC Basel and Ludogorets Razgrad. In this continuity, it is in all logic that Cristiano Ronaldo and his teammates will honor their status. Real wins its 6 matches, scores 16 goals and cashes only 2. Cristiano Ronaldo manages to register the Bagatelle of 5 goals (as much as Karim Benzema). FC Barcelona has to regild its coat of arms after the disappointment of the previous season. Opposed to Paris Saint-Germain, Ajax Amsterdam and Apoel Nicosia, Barca finished first in its group with 15 points taken out of 18 possible. Messi scored six goals and, at the same time, became the top scorer in the history of the Champions League. Right in front of … Cristiano Ronaldo. According to you, who of Lionel Messi or Cristiano Ronaldo was better in the Champions league in 2014?