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Quotes from voters in this week's AP football poll

Published on NewsOK Modified: April 15, 2014 at 10:20 am •  Published: April 15, 2014
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LONDON (AP) — Mark Rodden, Eurosport, France

"Much like Liverpool, Atletico Madrid is showing little fear in clearing every hurdle that is put before them. After another perfect week, the idea that Diego Simeone's side could win both La Liga and the Champions League this season is not that far-fetched."

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Tito Puccetti, ESPN, Argentina

"Raheem Sterling put his full speed to the service of Liverpool, causing them to win one of the biggest games of the season."

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Marco Monteverde, News Corp. Australia

"While Napoli haven't lived up to their Serie A form of last season, (Gonzalo) Higuain has held up his end of the bargain with some timely goals, including a weekend hat trick against Lazio."

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Cedric Rouquette, Eurosport, France

"He is currently leading Liverpool to the title. And (Philippe) Coutinho did not merely lead the game to face (Manchester) City. He scored the decisive goal."

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Federico Giammeria, La Voz, Argentina

"They played to live, as they say. This is demonstrated by (Diego) Simeone, with his Atletico Madrid. An intense life, an intense team."

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Tom Timmermann, St. Louis Post-Dispatch, United States

"It's a rhetorical question, and obviously not many players ever get the chance, but (Marco) Reus scored against both Bayern Munich and Barcelona in the same week. How many people can say that?"

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Chris Tait, The Herland, Scotland

"The Liverpool players gathered round for a quiet word after the win over Manchester City. Whisper it, but it is a result which might have won the Anfield side the league title."

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Richard Jolly, ESPN, England

"These are heady days at Anfield. Liverpool have thrust themselves from outsiders in the title race to favorites with a run of 10 straight wins. The perfect tenth, secured against Manchester City on Sunday, was a triumph of will and skill."

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