18 January 2012

[Ex-player] Stoichkov: "Barça has forgotten to protest many things to play football well"

The exazulgrana and current coach of Bulgarian Litex analyzed the previous of the Madrid-Barça of Cup making his presage and eulogizing those of Guardiola qualifying them as "the best team in the world".

Bulgarian Litex coach Hristo Stoichkov and myth Barca on Tuesday discussed the possibility of Barcelona and Madrid in the knockout quarterfinals of the Copa del Rey and highlighted the options in a crash Barca over two legs. "Madrid can win a match Barca, but two games and it is more difficult," he added.

Stoichkov was speaking at 'Esports COPE', where he praised the quality of the crash. "They're the two best teams in the world. It is a clásico of the few left in the world of football," he said.

Hristo said that "Barça have to play as you know" and warned that "we have to compare with Copa del Rey League championship."

The Bulgarian ex-forward wanted to be diplomatic with his exentrenador Jose Mourinho and warned that "I have never spoken ill of a friend." "It was my coach and I have great respect," he said, adding that "it is one of the greatest coaches in the world."

The current Litex coach also praised Barca stay out of controversial arbitration. "Barca is a gentleman club not to protest any fault. He has forgotten many things to complain to play good football and that's the big difference with the Madrid" he said. "Protesting is not achieved anything and that's when Barça proves to be the best team in the world," he said Stoichkov. (via SPORT)