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Socceroos Hurt By Late Keeper Slip
Uruguay midfielder Alvaro Recoba, who had orchestrated his side's recovery late in the first half, could hardly believe his luck as he headed home into an empty goal to put the visitors ahead in the 77th minute.
, 31, doesn't play as much as he
used to at Inter Milan and can drift in and out of games.
is still one of the best strikers of a dead ball in the world, and his
cross from a 36th-minute free kick almost brought an equaliser as Lugano's header skidded just wide of Jones' post.
Four minutes later, it was an exquisite pass from Recoba
that set up Diego Forlan for a tap-in equaliser.
A minute before half-time, Recoba
almost created a second for the visitors, his
whipped-in free kick setting Rodriguez up for a close-range header, which Jones stretched well to turn to safety.
Picking up after the interval where they finished the first half, the South Americans were sharper in midfield and lifted several gears as they sensed the game - and some small measure of revenge for their World Cup elimination - was there for the taking.
, dropping deeper, began to pull the strings even more and offered a constant threat from set pieces and with crosses.
Midfield Dynamo Football Site
Alvaro Recoba (striker, Internazionale)
They should get through the group as winners as the attacking pedigree of Garcia, Recoba
and Forlan should prove too strong for their group opponents, but they probably dont have enough in the locker to open up the better teams.
The soccer fans of Uruguay demand the return of players Diego Forlan and Alvaro Recoba to the national team which participates in the South American qualifiers for the Germany 2006 World Cup.
...Diego Forlan plays for Spain's Villareal, while Recoba is member of Italy's Internazionale.
Forlan, who played for Argentina's Independiente and England's Manchester United, is favored by most of fans, who also think Recoba
has a lot to give to the national team en route to Germany 2006.
Soho Square also checked out Baldini's ...
Soho Square also checked out Baldini's background, following his alleged involvement in the fake Italian passport procured for Alvaro Recoba when the Uruguayan striker joined Inter Milan in 2001.
' Alvaro Recoba - the eternal dilemma '
El Chino - like he
is called by Inter ultras - was the brightest star of
Uruguayn league and had scored unbelieveble 57 goals in 51 matches with
Uruaguayn national team when he decided to join Inter in 1997.
at Giuseppe Meazza on August 1997.
was playing against Brescia
and was 0-1 down when Recoba
ran to pitch.
Alvaro Recoba is an amazingly gifted football player.
has one of the best
left feet in the world, great technique, good pace and he
is very creative.
can walk 90 minutes on the pitch, wonder what he
could do and behave like
Heâ,Ôs so damn lazy very often.
Nobody but Recoba
himself can solve
problems in his
This must be done at first!
plays very irregularly.
Itâ,Ôs due to his
very beautiful goals and give brilliant assist and then he' a shadow next four
was able to keep most of fans quite satisfied this way but it's not
possible after Euroderby any second longer.
Damn, 27-year old guy who has been
professional football player ten years should realize that work is needed to get
I dare to say that if he
used only 75% his
all potential he
one of the top scorers in Serie A.
Find the heart Recoba!
was substituted after awful performance but who can believe that
reaction would have been same.
Cordoba are pure winners and great professionals but Recoba
isn't at all at the
says only that he
has too but nobody can see it.
Find this fighters heart Chino and your performances have gone a mile forward.
was used behind two
strikers we would almost always win or lose with Recoba
Who wants to put all
eggs in one basket?
I donâ,Ôt and not especially such a weak basket as Recoba
Chino had to play several matches as left winger and he
has all skills to play
as winger, besides willing to defend little bit.
That should be never seen again
faced problems in defence and he
didn't play like wingers should
(keep position on the flank and cut in only sometimes) in my opinion.
that itâ,Ôs the best position for him support striker and he
seems to prefer it
Who can imagine better striker partnership than skillfull, creative
and strong bomb man Christian Vieri?
has said something like this: "I want to show that I deserved a