Cruyff: Atletico deserve to win La Liga

The 67-year-old feels Diego Simeone’s side should be the ones to win the Spanish top flight, but Hristo Stoichkov has tipped the Blaugrana to retain their title

Barcelona legend Johan Cruyff says Atletico Madrid deserve to win La Liga this season as he and Hristo Stoichkov gave their predictions as to how the campaign will end.

Atletico currently sit three points ahead of Barca, who they meet on the final day of the season, and a further mark ahead of Real Madrid with two games left to play. 

Cruyff believes Diego Simeone’s men, who will meet their city rivals in the Champions League final, merit the title, although he says that even if they stumble, their campaign must still be regarded as excellent.

“Atletico Madrid deserve the title more and if they lose it, which could happen, they’ll have had an exceptional season anyway,” he told reporters.

Meanwhile, failure to win the league would be a huge disappointment for Barcelona after they crashed out of the Champions League quarter-finals at the hands of Atletico and lost in the Copa del Rey final to Real, and the former Barca star feels it is the board’s fault as they do not understand football.

“The decisions are taken by those at the top and that makes it difficult for things to turn out well, because those at the top don’t know about football,” he said.

“The end of an era is only an excuse when you don’t know what isn’t working. Normally, if you know about football, you should know why this worked before and doesn’t now.” 

The 67-year-old added: “I don’t think Real Madrid are going to win all three trophies.”

On the other hand, Stoichkov predicted that the Catalan side will emerge victorious in La Liga while the Rojiblancos will beat Carlo Ancelotti’s men in the Champions League.

“It reminds me of the title that Deportivo lost at the Riazor [in 1994]. We were dependent on Deportivo not winning and, in this instance, Barca will be champions if they win their two games.

“Anything can happen, that’s true; but I fancy Barca to win the league and Atletico the Champions League. Madrid have the Copa del Rey. Not long ago, Madrid thought that they were going to win the treble, but that’s not going to happen.

“You can’t give the impression that you’ve lost the league after two slip-ups, because football is full of surprises and in two days the statistics have been in favour of three different teams.”

10

05 2014
No Comments »

Your Comment

SSCP   CAS-002   9L0-066   350-050   642-999   220-801   74-678   642-732   400-051   ICGB   c2010-652   70-413   101-400   220-902   350-080   210-260   70-246   1Z0-144   3002   AWS-SYSOPS   70-347   PEGACPBA71V1   220-901   70-534   LX0-104   070-461   HP0-S42   1Z0-061   000-105   70-486   70-177   N10-006   500-260   640-692   70-980   CISM   VCP550   70-532   200-101   000-080   PR000041   2V0-621   70-411   352-001   70-480   70-461   ICBB   000-089   70-410   350-029   1Z0-060   2V0-620   210-065   70-463   70-483   CRISC   MB6-703   1z0-808   220-802   ITILFND   1Z0-804   LX0-103   MB2-704   210-060   101   200-310   640-911   200-120   EX300   300-209   1Z0-803   350-001   400-201   9L0-012   70-488   JN0-102   640-916   70-270   100-101   MB5-705   JK0-022   350-060   300-320   350-018   400-101   350-030   000-106   ADM-201   300-135   300-208   300-115   300-101   1Y0-201   200-125   200-125   100-105   100-105   200-120   210-260   200-310   SY0-401   810-403   300-320   400-101   70-533   N10-006   MB2-707   210-060   400-201   350-018   ADM-201   CISSP   1Z0-060   400-051   300-075   MB2-704   100-101   352-001   70-486   300-135   NS0-157   210-260   70-246   1Z0-144   3002   AWS-SYSOPS   70-347   PEGACPBA71V1   220-901   70-534   LX0-104   070-461   810-403   200-120   400-101   CISSP   300-320   350-018   300-101   210-260   300-208   MB2-707   400-201   SY0-401   210-060   300-070   210-260   300-075   300-101   NSE4   EX200   200-120   CISSP   400-101   810-403   300-320   210-060   300-070   210-260   300-075   300-101   NSE4   EX200   300-115   100-101   220-801   N10-006   642-999   SSCP   100-101   1Z0-803   9L0-012   70-480   200-310   As a professional IT exam study material provider, Gives you more than just exam questions and answers. We provide our customers with the most accurate study material about the exam and the guarantee of pass. We assist you to prepare for almost all the main certifications which are regarded valuable the IT sector.Certifications provide a structure and a reason to learn a new technology and they can help IT professionals boost their resume and keep their skills sharp. Certifications from leading vendors are the first step toward gaining industry-recognized expertise in a relevant domain, and will surely be a valuable asset for any candidate. 1Z0-808   AWS-SYSOPS   1Z0-434   300-070   CAS-002   200-310   640-911   300-075   MB2-704   100-101   210-065   300-075   210-060   400-101   CAS-002   1Z0-425   1Z0-480   1Z0-028   1Z0-465   1Z0-804   LX0-103   MB2-704   640-911   200-120   EX300   300-209   70-246   1Z0-144   3002   AWS-SYSOPS   70-347   PEGACPBA71V1   220-901   70-534   LX0-104   070-461   PCNSE7   1Z0-546   VCS-273   JK0-U21   70-532   210-260   400-251   70-411   N10-006   500-260   640-692   70-980   CISM   200-101   640-911   200-120   EX300   300-209   1Z0-803