Sunday , September 22 2019
Home / Tag Archives: RealMadrid (page 4)

Tag Archives: RealMadrid

Ronaldo breaks new ground as Madrid edge out Dormund

Madrid, Spain | AFP | Cristiano Ronaldo became the first player to ever score in all six Champions League group games in one season as Real Madrid edged out a dispirited Borussia Dortmund 3-2 on Wednesday. Lucas Vazquez grabbed the winner nine minutes from time for the European champions, who …

Read More »

Real Madrid lose in troubled Catalonia

Girona, Spain | AFP |  Real Madrid suffered a backlash on the field rather than from an expected hostile atmosphere amid political turmoil in Catalonia as they slumped to a shock 2-1 defeat at Girona on Sunday. Goals from Cristhian Stuani and Portu in four second-half minutes cancelled out Isco’s …

Read More »

Benzema injury exposes Real striking options

Madrid, Spain | AFP | Real Madrid’s lack of striking options is set to come under the spotlight with Karim Benzema expected to be sidelined for at least a month due to a hamstring injury. The Frenchman hobbled off midway through the first-half as Real were held to a shock 1-1 …

Read More »

Transfer window the talk of Europe

Madrid, Spain | AFP | The European football transfer window may now be closed but there was talk of little else this week as the likes of top coaches Zinedine Zidane, Carlo Ancelotti and even German Chancellor Angela Merkel made calls for sweeping changes. The subject is at the centre of …

Read More »

Ronaldo-less Real complete Super Cup rout of Barcelona

Madrid, Spain | AFP |  Real Madrid shrugged off the absence of the suspended Cristiano Ronaldo to cruise past rivals Barcelona 2-0 in the second leg of the Spanish Super Cup to cap a 5-1 aggregate win. Ronaldo was slapped with a five-game ban for pushing the referee after he …

Read More »

Barca lack firepower without Neymar – Busquets

Barcelona, Spain | AFP | Barcelona midfielder Sergio Busquets reiterated his call for the club’s board to strengthen in the transfer market on Tuesday, but warned replacing the departed Neymar will be almost impossible. The Brazilian’s absence was noticeable as Barca fell to a 3-1 Spanish Super Cup, first leg defeat …

Read More »

Ronaldo handed five-match ban for ref push

Madrid, Spain | AFP | Cristiano Ronaldo was hit with a five-match ban by the Spanish football federation (RFEF) on Monday for pushing the referee after being sent off in Real Madrid’s 3-1 Spanish Super Cup, first leg win over Barcelona. The World Player of the Year received an automatic one-match …

Read More »

Ronaldo sent-off, but Real roll over Barcelona

Barcelona, Spain | AFP |  Real Madrid made light of a red card for Cristiano Ronaldo to deal a further blow to Barcelona by winning 3-1 in the first leg of the Spanish Super Cup on Sunday. Ronaldo, only introduced as a second-half substitute, was shown two quickfire yellow cards …

Read More »

Barca seek Super Cup tonic to Neymar hangover

Barcelona, Spain | AFP | Barcelona host rivals Real Madrid in the first leg of the Spanish Super Cup on Sunday (2000GMT) badly in need of a morale-boosting win following the world record sale of Neymar to Paris Saint-Germain. Despite banking 222 million euros ($261 million) for the Brazilian, Barca’s …

Read More »

Man United can benefit from Madrid lesson, says Mourinho

Skopje, Macedonia | AFP | Jose Mourinho insisted that Manchester United had emerged from their trip to Skopje for the UEFA Super Cup reinforced despite the scoreline flattering them in a 2-1 defeat to Zinedine Zidane’s Real Madrid. The Portuguese manager had expected his side to struggle against the reigning European …

Read More »