Prandelli pleased with victory over Armenia

Cesare Prandelli (Foto: WN)Cesare Prandelli says he is satisfied with the difficult victory of Italy to Armenia valid for qualification for the 2012 World Cup.
Azzurri took the lead early through goal Andrea Pirlos score from the penalty spot, but Henrik Mkhitaryan tied notes. However goals in the second part of the Daniele De Rossi and Pablo Osvaldo, secured the three points for the Euro 2012 finalists."We suffered to realize things from time to time, but generally I am satisfied. I can not say that it sufficed: This is a tough group. But we did a great match and showed character, "said Prandelli. 2.

Tare: Klose is an example

Miroslav Klose (Foto: Reuters)Lazio sporting director Igli Tare, has praised the contribution of striker Miroslav Klose in the Italian capital team.
"It was difficult to bring him to Rome, it depends a lot from his desire to accept the challenge at the technical level, as on the economic aspects of it that provided others do not compare with what we can to offer us," said Tare.former Albanian national team captain said that regardless of age, Klose is an example for each player team Serie A.

"With experience, calmness, his desire and commitment to a team like ours, it plays a crucial role," concluded Tare

Zamparini: Ancelotti does not understand football

Carlo Ancelotti (Foto: AFP)Maurizio Zamparini has criticized Carlo Ancelotti does not use Paris Saint-Germain midfielder Javier Pastore, in his position.
Palermo president sold the 23-year-old Argentine PSG in the summer of 2011 for an amount that was reported was 42 million euro, and some have said that he did not justify the price."Pastore is not failure. Pastore is a phenomenon. Ancelotti, who does not understand football, "said Zamparini.

Lagerback: Albania lacked luck

Lars Lagerback (Foto: UEFA)Iceland selector in football, Lars Lagerbäck, says victory over Albania came thanks to the greater destiny that had his side.
"Albania has shown once again that it is a strong team, this despite today's loss, which came as a result of that our opponent lacked luck"."The terrain was scrapped and this made ​​it very difficult to develop the game. We managed to score a nice goal, which gave us the victory, by a player that I can call a 'top player'. "

"I would like to add that our group is still open and will be a real struggle having sports teams that have quality in their composition, of course Albania is not left behind," said Lagerbäck after the meeting last night.

Ibra decisive victory in Sweden

Foto: ReutersSwedish national team recorded a 2-1 victory in the transfer to the Faroe Islands, valid for the qualifying stage in Group C.
The first half ended goalless, while in the second half were locals who put themselves ahead by Baldvinsson (57 ').However, even though the delayed reaction of the guests came. Initially, Kacaniklic leveled the score (65 ').

While Ibrahimovic scored the winning goal in the 75th minute to secure full points his team.

Easy triumph of Italy

Foto: ReutersA score of 3-1, Italy won a guest of Armenia in the match held at the stadium in Hrazdan.
Azzurri took the lead in the 11th minute of by Andrea Pirlos from the penalty spot.

Henrik Mkhitaryan leveled the score for the locals (27 ') and with identical figures teams went for the halftime break.Daniele De Rossi restored their lead on the second half (64 '), after the curvature Pirlos.

Rome midfielder was involved in the third goal as he sent asistin for Pablo Osvaldo, who decided the final score in the match (82 ').

Italy has seven points and is at the top of Group B.

Russia defeats Portugal

Foto: ReutersThe representative of Russia marked victory in front of Portugal's national minimum valid match for Group F.
An early goal scored by Aleksandr Kerzhakov (6 '), was enough to team Fabio Capellos arkëtonte full point.Despite 70 percent possession of the ball from the national Cristiano Ronaldo, the Portuguese came from humble Luzhniki stadium in Moscow.

Russia leads Group F, while Portugal is a position below.

Messi two goals, Argentina defeated Uruguay

Lionel Messi (Foto: AP)Two goals from Lionel Messi was crucial for Argentina who won with the score of 3-0 to Uruguay in meeting valuable qualification for the 2014 World Cup.
Sergio Aguero was another player that was recorded in the list of golashënuesve after a brilliant stihie in the second.Although locals dominated possession and cases, uruguaianët created some chances by Luis Suares and Edinson Cavani, but they lacked accuracy.

Victory turns Argentina at the top of qualifying group after half of matches (three games) have already been completed.

The dominance of Barca and Real is ruining La Liga

Chelsea footballer Juan Mata believes that the dominance of Real Madrid and Barcelona are negatively affects Spanish Cup football. 24-year-old moved to the Blues from Valencia last year and immediately won the Champions League and FA Cup, and has said that it was impossible to win trophies with Los Che because of the power of Real and Barca. "I'm a little anxious to see how many players leave the Spanish League, due to the lack of competition in the league." "We have two teams fighting for the title, and the third for four years ending 30 points behind the champion." "If you do not play for Real or Barcën, you can not win trophies," said Mata France Foot.

MARCHISIO proud of the nomination

Juventus midfielder Claudio Marchisio has admitted that he feels proud of the nomination for the Golden Ball, along with some of the best names world football. 26-year-old has made good introduction to Italy and the Old Lady is expected to be the biggest individual prize list. "It is a great pleasure to be in such a list, which means that they are playing well." "It motivates you to look up in the future," said the Italian midfielder Tuttosport.

Mou: Messi the best on Earth, CR7 the best in the universe

Real Madrid coach Jose Mourinho believes that Cristiano Ronaldo deserves Ballon d'Or and it is on another level compared to Barcelona superstar Lionel Messi. "It would be a crime if Cristiano does not win the Golden Ball. If Messi is the best in the world, it's just the fact that Cristiano is from another planet. " "He was born in Madeira, but on Mars. So he is not from planet Earth. Therefore he is the best player in the universe, "said Mourinho to A Bola.


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Best performance The high points have been the games against Schalke and Wolfsburg in late September. Those were comprehensive displays of football, with creativity in passing, possession and the ability to change positions as needed. In addition, the boys pressured their opponents high up the pitch, which created turnovers and prevented the kind of stupid goals that Bayern have been known to concede. Worst performance The bottom of the pit obviously was the 3-1 reverse at the hands of BATE Borisov in the Champions League. Die Bayern reverted to that nervous side plagued by static attacking movement in the days of Louis van Gaal. Nervous defensive play on counterattacks only made things worse, turning what could have been a disappointing draw into a deserved disaster. Coach verdict His coaching has improved a lot so far. He has finally learned to rotate the players in order to rest them and prevent injury, as he did for Franck Ribery and Arjen Robben. He also outfoxed opponents with his substitutions, notably by bringing on striker Claudio Pizarro and midfielder Xherdan Shaqiri to unlock tight defenses. While you would be right in saying that he has more weapons at his disposal now, for something to work, you still have to try it. Best player You could make a case for Bastian Schweinsteiger with his resurgence in central midfield. However, I'll pick Xherdan Shaqiri because his raw strength has helped Bayern score new types of goals. Worst player I like Holger Badstuber, but he has had a bad spell as a makeshift left-back. When he started out there, he was missing for a goal he should have prevented. On several occasions he has been caught out of position. He often asks for the ball offensively but does little with it, and his back-passes have often stalled any attacks. He has been out of sorts and David Alaba's imminent return in defence is important. Season's expectations After the shocking loss in the Champions League final and two years without a Bundesliga title, the pressure is on. The fans want both pieces of silverware. The appointment of the uncompromising Matthias Sammer as sporting director and the addition of gritty talent during the transfer window were aimed at plugging holes and adding attitude. There are no excuses now - Bayern must become the top team in Europe. Anything less will taste sour.

Falcao urges focus in World Cup qualifiers

The Atletico Madrid forward was instrumental in Los Cafeteros' 2-0 win over Paraguay on Friday, bagging a second-half double to hand his side all three points. The reported Manchester City and Chelsea target insists an organised performance from the hosts was the reason for their triumph however, and has called for calm ahead of their friendly against Cameroon. "Thank God my goals [got us the win], but it was the work of the whole team, so I'm very happy with the win and the goals," the 26-year old told reporters. "Our goal is the World Cup and it is a long way there. We must continue with the same intensity and mentality [to achieve this goal.]" The former Porto star scored both goals with his left foot on Friday, and went on to joke that his right foot was becoming envious of its counterpart. "The second [goal] was similar to the ones I scored against Chelsea and Athletic Bilbao, and that's why the right leg is getting jealous!" he quipped. Falcao will return to La Liga action when Atletico Madrid travel to Real Sociedad on October 21.

Arjen Robben unsure of return date

The Dutchman's thigh knock has led Netherlands coach Louis van Gaal to drop the Bedum native from his latest squad, with the winger instead remaining in Germany to continue his rehabilitation. The former Chelsea man was absent from training on Thursday however, prompting rumours that his injury could be more severe than initially thought. "This is not, unfortunately, the way it should be," Robben told Bild. "But it is difficult to tell when [I will have recovered]. We are trying everything. But it's definitely nothing too bad," the 28-year old concluded. With Bundesliga action resuming next week, Robben is unlikely to be fit enough for the Bavarians' upcoming trip to Fortuna Dusseldorf on October 20.

Bordeaux plot January move to relieve Arsenal of Chamakh

The Bordeaux president, Jean-Louis Triaud, has declared publicly his desire to re-sign Marouane Chamakh. The 28-year-old Arsenal striker enjoyed a fruitful eight-year spell at the French club between 2002 and 2010, notching up 56 goals in 230 appearances, but has found first-team opportunities limited under Arsene Wenger.Speaking to the Daily Mirror, Triaud was clear that Chamakh's former club would welcome him back with open arms. "Chamakh could return. There is a serious chance. It is feasible for us and him but the choice is down to Arsenal," he declared. "If he's not happy then we are in a position to talk about it. "In December 2011, I sent a message to say the door was open for a return but Chamakh wanted to stay. Now the message is there again with the same objective." The French club currently sit in sixth place in Ligue 1 and, with no striker having scored more than two goals this season, would see the Gunners outsider as a potential upgrade to their attack.

Gandini dismisses Berlusconi exit rumours

The move sees Berlusconi lose a share of his internal power, but Gandini does not think the former Italian Prime Minister will withdraw his presidency. "I do not have permission to use a crystal ball, so I cannot say anything," he said at a meeting. "But I do not think Berlusconi will leave. The rest of Europe is going through a major [economic] crisis so even the shareholders are feeling [the ramifications]. "I think Berlusconi is one of the best presidents around and I'm pretty sure that he, his family, and the company will continue to support AC Milan." The 2011 Scudetto winners currently sit 11th in the Serie A standings, and will travel to Lazio on October 20.

'Bale didn't dive, there was contact' - Maloney defends Welshman and takes responsibility for penalty

Chris Coleman's team came from a goal down to win the fiercely-contested qualifier, but the post-match reaction centered around Wales' equaliser from the penalty spot. Shaun Maloney cleared the Spurs man of taking a dive and apologised to his Scottish team-mates for his challenge which all but ends Craig Levein's hopes of qualifying for the 2014 World Cup. "The penalty decision swung the game in their favour and I feel awful about that. I think there might have been a bit of contact, to be fair to Bale," he told The Daily Record. “It wasn’t a challenge as such, he just ran across me and part of his legs touched mine. I don’t think he dived. It was just a coming together. “I haven’t seen it again but I have to be honest – my gut feeling was that he didn’t dive. I’m pretty sure I didn't put a challenge in but I think there was some contact. “It happened numerous times in the game. I tried to track back and help Danny Fox, as that was my job on the night. It’s just unfortunate that this one time he got in front of me and when he ran across me he ended up winning the penalty. “I can only apologise to my team-mates. It’s just one of these things that can happen in a match. But it’s devastating after the effort that everyone put in and it’s something I’m going to regret for a very long time.” Wales manager Chris Coleman also came out in defence of his star player, who he believes has wrongly picked up a reputation for diving. He told reporters: "Don't get me wrong, I don't like to see anybody diving. The finger has been pointed at Gareth once or twice but I don't think he dived tonight. I thought he was running at great pace in the box. "And watch the expression on Maloney's face because he knows there's been a little bit of contact. There's no reason for Gareth to go down because he's either going to square it or shoot, so I don't think there's a question of that [diving] tonight."

Didier Deschamps rues 'unfair' defeat

Les Bleus were condemned to defeat by Shinji Kagawa's late strike, in a friendly arranged to prepare the 1998 World Cup winners for their upcoming qualifying clash with Spain. The former Marseille coach is confident his players will recover for Tuesday's game however, and believes that it will be entirely different to the one on Friday. DESCHAMPS 'HURT' BY JAPAN LOSS "I will not rejoice. When you cannot win, do not lose. It hurts and it is unfair compared to what we did, but from the first minute we did not have offensive efficiency," he told reporters. "The result hurts, but we had a lot of chances. This happens in football. It is not always the dominant [team] that wins. But we will not linger over it, we will recover and prepare for Tuesday's game. "When you do not score, there is always the possibility that [the other team will]. But there will be a totally different balance of forces on Tuesday." France striker Karim Benzema also took the time to reflect on the defeat, admitting that the Japanese provided a stern test for the Euro 2012 quarter-finalists. "There is disappointment. But it was a good match, and we played a good team," the Real Madrid forward opined. "It is a friendly but I wish that we had won. We put in a lot of energy. We had opportunities, [but nothing came of them]."

Captaincy has not changed me, says Strootman

The 22-year-old was handed the armband for his side's World Cup qualification fixtures against Andorra and Romania, in absence of Inter playmaker Wesley Sneijder. The PSV man has since expressed his appreciation for coach Louis van Gaal's confidence, but insists he has not adapted his game to suit his new role. "I didn't expect [to be handed the captaincy] when I arrived. I was pleasantly surprised," Strootman told reporters after his side's 3-0 win over Andorra. "It does give you a special feeling. But once you're on the field, you forget about it. I'm still the same, even with the armband, that's important. You shouldn't suddenly behave differently." Netherlands next fixture comes against Romania, who currently top Group D on goal difference ahead of Oranje.

Jordi Alba: I don't care that my goal was offside

The Barcelona wing-back gave the world champions the lead after 12 minutes of play following an intelligent pass from Pedro, but replays showed that he was actually in an offside position when the ball was played. However, the defender is not giving too much thought to the refereeing error, as all that matters to him was that the goal eventually stood. "It doesn't matter if it was offside. The ones that go on the scoreboard are the ones that count," he was quoted as saying by AS. "It was a good bit of team play. Pedro picked me out fantastically, with his back-heel, which put me through and let me score with my right. I'm very happy with the goal. "I'm happy with how things are going, and I'm always happy to score. I'm comfortable with Spain and with Barcelona." Barcelona resume match action on Tuesday when they take on France.

Rueda praises Ecuador home form

El Tri have emerged victorious from all their home fixtures to date, and find themselves in third place in the qualification standings as a result. Rueda has since lauded his side's performances in their own country, but has warned his troops that they are yet to secure qualification. "The fixtures were all evenly balanced, but we managed to score at just the right time and then see things through once we got ahead," the 55-year old told Fifa's official website. "Those things influence our opponents as they know they've little margin for error." Rueda's side have been far less impressive in their away fixtures up to date, having succumbed to a 4-0 defeat to Argentina earlier in the campaign. However, the Cali native is confident his side's performances will improve with time, citing inexperience as a key aspect in his side's defeats. "The inexperience of some of the players starting out in the team is a factor," the Colombian explained. "So for me it's a question of maturing. We lack a bit of cunning, if I can put it that way, to get the job done. But as the players continue to grow I hope to see more results like the [1-1 draw] in Uruguay." Ecuador's next qualification fixture comes in the form of a trip to Venezuela on October 16.

Mourinho: Not everyone liked Jesus Christ and even fewer people like me

The former Inter and Chelsea boss is arguably one of the most controversial figures around in the game, but the 49-year-old is not worried about his image. "Not everyone liked Jesus Christ, and even fewer people like me," Mourinho was quoted as saying by A Bola. The former Inter coach then went on to discuss his side's Champions League ambitions, and insisted that European club football's elite competition is not an obsession for the Blancos. "The Champions League is not an obsession for Real Madrid this season. My personal ego has already been satisfied [by winning it with Porto and Inter]. "I have more experience now and I'm more mature. I'm not trying to prove anything to other people anymore, now I want to prove something to myself." Real Madrid sit atop of the table in their Champions League group with six points from two games after beating Manchester City and Ajax. They take on Borussia Dortmund in their next European match.

De Biasi: Two carelessness, two goals

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Albania football selector, Gianni de Biasi, says the defeat of Iceland came from two defense department negligence.
"It was a meeting that should win, but it is not managed. Field affected to some extent, but this is not an excuse. "We took a goal in the first half, which came from our defense heedlessness baraspeshuam everything back into the second fraction meeting with confidence to obtain the required result. I think we played better than the opponent, which in turn had a good team and they had quality players'."Iceland reached the victory thanks to him, foul forgiven by the judge, which turned into a goal. Pësuam twice those positions I was afraid throughout the week, where we have been working hard in this direction, but failed to Prevention. It's a waste to burn, "said the Italian.

Benzema: I want to achieve success Zidane

Real Madrid striker Karim Benzema, wants to achieve the same success that he had achieved Zinedine Zidane. The Frenchman, who joined Madrid from Olympique Lyon in the summer of 2009, says he often seeks advice from French football legend. "I enjoyed meeting with Zidane, because it was a dream. I met him, I talked with him. I was pleased. I always seek advice from him, and he gave me some. " "I hope that I will have a career other than that, but the same success," said Benzema.

Strakosha optimistic about Albania U19

U19 representative selector Albania, Photo Strakosha, is optimistic that kuqezinj teenagers can qualify for the U19 European Championship.   Albanian youth are assigned to the group with Italy, Belarus and Belgium, with the first qualifying match Rossoneri develop today against Italy.   And former goalkeeper and captain red and black hopes to succeed to line up in one of two positions in front of the group. "I can not hide the fact that these guys want to achieve success and move the group, can not conceal that every man when put in order before we reach the top of his profession. What is it fine for the moment that I know. Need to think and lead 19-year-olds, "said Strakosha Albanian Guild.

Rooney unworried by claims of not starring for England since Euro 2004

Yet the 26-year-old still has to hear talk that he has failed to star for England since his tournament debut as a teenager at Euro 2004. ROONEY LATEST 25/1 Wayne Rooney is 25/1 with PaddyPower to be the Premier League's top goalscorer "I am a confident person. When I look back at previous tournaments, I know I can do better," Rooney told the Times of India. "But going into the next game, I always feel I am going to play well and am confident. I wouldn't let the previous tournament or previous matches distract me whether I am playing for England or United." The two goals against San Marino were the first of the season for Rooney, who is yet to get off the mark for Manchester United in 2012-13. However, with the arrival of Robin van Persie at Old Trafford, the forward is being deployed in a deeper role and is happy to let his team-mates do the scoring. "I am not thinking about that as long as we keep winning, we have got players who can score goals for us as well as myself," he stated. "If it comes, it comes. If not, as long as we are winning, I'm not really concerned about it." The build-up to the international break has been surrounded by discussions over social media and the FA's recently introduced code of conduct. Rooney himself has five million followers on Twitter and understands what comes with making comments online. "[Twitter] brings a sense of responsibility," the England man continued. "It is not something I went on to see how many followers I could get but it is incredible. There are some people on there who don't like you and follow you but the amount of support you get is fantastic. "Twitter is a good way for the fans to see a different side of you and away from football. I don't try and get involved, you do get a bit of stick on it but I try and leave it and not get involved. You obviously know everything you put on there is seen by everyone who follows you and it will be in the newspapers the next day so you have to be careful."

Strootman is the leader of the new generation, says Kuyt

The PSV midfielder became his country's youngest skipper ever in a competitive match, and the Fenerbache forward sees the 22-year-old as the natural leader of his generation. "Strootman is the leader of the new generation, someone who can still further develop as captain. He regularly speaks up on the pitch, both at PSV and with Netherlands," he told. "He will now get the chance to become more dominant off the pitch as well with Oranje. This benefits his development and it is a reward for his good performances." Kuyt then looked ahead to Tuesday's match against Romania, and stressed that a tough game awaits Netherlands. "Games like the one against Andorra are always difficult. I prefer Romania. Those are the matches that really matter. "Both teams have won their opening three games, and we can take a big step toward the World Cup. We'll play in a new stadium in front of 55,000 people. "I never expected Romania to beat Turkey. I know the Turkish players and they won't be in a good mood. They have a good team, but I've been told Romania have a great generation as well. "It will be a great match." John Heitinga, meanwhile, felt Netherlands should have scored more in Friday's win over Andorra, and added the European minnows got a good result. "They defended in numbers and it's never easy to create something against a team like that. We made a good start and could have scored a few more with a bit more luck. "Their only goal is to sit deep and defend in an attempt to prevent a big loss. They lost 3-0, but will see it as a good result. We, on the other hand, were hoping for a bigger win." The Everton defender then looked ahead to the match against Romania, and expects a difficult game. "The match versus Romania will be a completely different matter. It will be a nice game. "However, we just want to secure qualification as soon as possible, and want to make it six points from two games this month."

Prandelli satisfied with 'tough' Armenia victory

The Azzurri took the lead through Andrea Pirlo but Henrik Mkhitaryan levelled the scoring, though second-half goals from Daniele De Rossi and Pablo Osvaldo ensured three points for the Euro 2012 finalists. The Italy boss admitted his team struggled at times against the unfancied opposition but deserve credit for fighting to a triumph on Armenian soil. "We struggled to get things going at times, but overall I'm satisfied," Prandelli told reporters after the match. "I can't say this enough: this is a tough group. But we played a great game and showed some character." Prandelli's side face Denmark on Tuesday and sit top of Group B after three games, on seven points after wins over Malta and Armenia and a draw against Bulgaria. The Italian coach also complained about the Armenian goal, adding: "When two players collide heads, you stop play. The referee didn't do it and that's why I protested."

We controlled the game and never let our opponents feel comfortable, says Del Bosque following Spain's 4-0 victory over Belarus

An early goal from Jordi Alba set the world and European champions on their way to victory in Minsk, with Pedro scoring a fine hat-trick to make the score 4-0 by the final whistle. As often happens, Spain dominated possession during the game, and this control was something that Del Bosque highlighted when speaking to journalists after the match. "We played well and controlled the match. They [Belarus] could not play to our level, and never felt comfortable on the pitch," the trainer told RFEF's official website. "It was a good game, very complete. The players felt very comfortable from the beginning, linked well, played with depth, and recovered the ball well. The talent and quality of our players did the rest." When asked about the performance of Pedro, he said: "He's playing very well for his club. Pedro is fresh, dynamic, and has important offensive aggressiveness that breaks the mould slightly, and allows us to play on the front foot." Sergio Ramos was substituted in the 70th minute for Raul Albiol, while David Silva also made way for Andres Iniesta in the second half, despite the Manchester City attacker enjoying a decent game. "Sergio had a small knock, and though he did not have to come off, a change was preferable, though he wanted to keep playing. Silva had a card and I wanted to distribute the playing time between Silva and Andres Iniesta," Del Bosque explained. Spain face France in their next World Cup qualifying game on October 16, and Del Bosque was full of praise for their next opponents ahead of the match. "It will be a very difficult game because France have an extraordinary squad. They have strength in depth in attack, and have very good players elsewhere who are calm but with physical power. "It will be a difficult game," he added.

Pepe: Cristiano Ronaldo is an idol for many

The prolific attacker was unable to help the Seleccao to a good result in Friday's World Cup qualifier away against Russia as they were beaten 1-0, but the defender has nothing but positive words for the 27-year-old. "Cristiano is a point of reference within Portuguese football. He is an idol for a lot of people and a perfect professional," Pepe stated to RTP. "I hope that he will make many more appearances for Portugal. The way he plays for Real Madrid and for the Seleccao, he is the best in the world, both as a player and as a human being." The centre-back then looked back at Portugal's loss versus Russia, and stressed that they deserved better. "Portugal were the better team and got plenty of chances to score. Russia were fortunate and scored early in the game. "Everything is still open in our group, though. We have to continue to work hard to achieve our goal." Portugal sit second in Group F at the moment with six points from three games.

England and Spain score more goals

England's representative has not allowed a surprise in Group H game against San Marino earning a score of 5-0.Goals series began Captain Wayne Rooney with a realization of the penalty spot (35 '). Two minutes later Danny Welbeck doubled the lead (37 ')In the second part, the captain of England in this match marked the second personal goal (70 ') and to wonder again after two minutes Welbeck reacted to increase the lead to 4-0 (72').The final result put Arsenal footballer, Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain (77 ').Top of the 4-0 victory marked by Spain within the Group I, as a guest of Belarus Barcelona winger Pedro Rodriguez scored Het trick (20 ', 69 and 72'), while the first goal scored another footballer blaugran, Jordi Alba (12 ').