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The Argentinian coach relegated the Croatian striker to the bench during Atletico's last match against Sevilla, which infuriated Atletico's Number 9.
It seems that one of Diego Simeone's signings is not enjoying his role with the team lately. Striker Mario Mandzukic was left out of the team's Starting XI against Sevilla this weekend, which infuriated the Croatian player. His performance after coming in for Antoine Griezmann was rather disappointing, clearly not comfortable with his role. When the game ended, coach Diego Simeone blasted the player... Read the rest of the article »
The midfileder, who recently signed a contract extension, hopes his side can take advantage of Real Madrid's recent draw against Villarreal.
Prior to their Copa del Rey match against Villarreal, midfielder Sergio Busquets asked his team-mates not to think about Real Madrid's slips in La Liga. The Spanish international believes his team should focus first on their upcoming games, rather than be thinking about the upcoming Clasico against Los Blancos, where they could surpass Ancelotti's men as La Liga leaders.
"We still depend... Read the rest of the article »
Real Madrid will host Deportivo on March 1 for their 25th fixture of the 2014-15 La Liga season. Check the live TV and online streaming broadcast listings for Real Madrid vs Villarreal below.
Looking to keep their four point lead against Barcelona at the top of La Liga's standings, Real Madrid will host Villarreal, who will try to confirm their good moment after winning a place in the Europa League's Round of 16.
Real Madrid seems to have remembered how to react when things are tight. After their loss against Atletico, Los Blancos have left no points on the road, collecting nothing... Read the rest of the article »
The Uruguayan striker has a goal and an assist to his name against Granada. He was carded in the 14th minute of the first half.
It was not all fun and laughs for Barcelona’s players after beating Granada 3-1 at Camp Nou on Saturday. Luis Suárez was furious for having to leave the field in the 79th minute and letting Pedro take his place.
Despite having scored once and given one assist to Messi earlier in the game, Luis Enrique thought getting the Uruguayan out of the game as he already had a yellow card... Read the rest of the article »
La Liga resumes this weekend with Granada vs Barcelona kicking things off on Saturday, February 28, 2015.
In midweek, FC Barcelona got back to winning ways after overcoming the tough challenge of triumphing at the Etihad Stadium. Lionel Messi displayed an incredible performance which even his late penalty miss couldn’t quite tarnish. It remains to be seen whether the Catalans will end up regretting not going 3-1 up away to Man City, in that UEFA Champions League Last 16 tie.
In the meantime... Read the rest of the article »
The former Celta Vigo coach believes Los Blaugranas can overturn Real Madrid's advantage in La Liga, after falling behind last weekend.
Despite losing their previous La Liga match against Malaga, Barça's coach Luis Enrique believes in his team's chances to win the Spanish top flight this season. The Blaugrana boss knows his team will be forced to win, if they want to get to El Clasico with some chances of cutting Real Madrid's four point lead in La Liga's standings.
"We still can turn things around. If you compare... Read the rest of the article »
The French International is set to make a move to Barcelona, but the team's transfer ban may let him extend his run with Juventus at least six months.
With Paul Pogba's future seemingly away from Juventus, his next destination could be sorted out soon. Sources indicate the French midfielder could be joining La Liga giants Barcelona in January 2016, once the club's transfer ban ends. Barcelona can make dealings with other clubs, but no player can join them until next year's transfer window.
Reports from Spanish newspaper Marca indicated... Read the rest of the article »
Can you imagine Neymar playing in Ligue 1, or Xavi displaying all his talent in New York City? Here you have some of the latest transfer rumors in Europe.
Paris Saint-Germain's owners seem to have set their eyes on who they want to lead the club once Zlatan Ibrahimovic ends his contract with the French side, and it would be no other than Neymar. The Brazilian wingman will be sought out this summer by the team's officers, who apparently have started planning which players could leave the club in order to comply with the Financial Fair Play rules.
If... Read the rest of the article »
The last time CR7 celebrated in front of a home crowd he scored a hat-trick against Celta. This streak only includes La Liga games.
Cristiano Ronaldo is a player used to break records in almost every game. Among the many records and streaks the Portuguese holds, there is one he might want to get rid off. Not being able to score at the Santiago Bernabeu.
It might seem a bit ironic that the goal scoring leader has gone 83 days and counting without scoring in front of the Bernabeu fans. All his goals since December 6, 2014... Read the rest of the article »
The Spanish defender also praised Real Madrid's coach Carlo Ancelotti, referring to the Italian as one of the most influencial managers in his career.
Spanish defender Sergio Ramos shared his thoughts about last year's accomplishments with Real Madrid and his complicated year defending La Roja's jersey. The Andalucian center back believes that his National Team would have had a better World Cup if they had more time to rest prior to the competition, while he challenged other teams to try and win all they won in the past few years.
"It’s... Read the rest of the article »
After becoming one of Real Madrid's top prospects, it seems the French defender will be leaving Los Blancos to join one of the Premier League's top teams.
Following last week's rumors surrounding his future, French defender Raphael Varane would be willing to join Manchester United. Reports from the English press state that the Red Devils have already contacted Los Blancos to offer 40 million euros for the player's services.
The 21-year old defender recently signed a contract extension with Carlo Ancelotti's team, but he is still the third choice... Read the rest of the article »
6% of the world's populations is a fan of Los Merengues. United States leads the number of visits to the team's website outside of Spain.
Playing preseason games in the United States for the last six years has been beneficial to Real Madrid’s fan base numbers. The club released its latest figures at an event called “Madrid Without Borders”.
“According to our research, we can speak about 450 million fans throughout the world,” Emilio Butragueño said at an event called “Madrid Without Borders”.
The... Read the rest of the article »
The Argentinian manager revealed on Saturday his agent is already working on a deal to keep him with Los Colchoneros for five years.
Trying to silence those rumors that placed him away from his beloved Atletico, coach Diego Simeone's agent already begun talks with the team's execs to keep him as manager for the next five years. The Argentinian boss revealed his intention is to sign a contract that brings big money to his pocket, but his priority will always be the liberty to choose his team and how to manage it.
"We... Read the rest of the article »
The legendary Arsenal striker referred to both players as two of the best in history, requesting fans to stop comparing them for their efforts.
Former Arsenal and Barcelona striker Thierry Henry referred to what Cristiano Ronaldo and Lionel Messi are doing for the game of football. Comparisons aside, the French legend said he was astounded by how both players keep getting better over the years, ending his quotes by asking fans simply to enjoy what they can do on the pitch.
"It's not easy to maintain such a high level of performance... Read the rest of the article »
The team praised its coach via a press release in their website after Sunday's victory over Elche, which made Los Blancos take a four point lead over Barcelona.
Carlo Ancelotti's term as Real Madrid coach has proven to be one of the most successful ever for the club. Considering every competition, "Carletto" reached 100 games with Los Blancos on Sunday, winning 78 of those games and establishing a record in the process.
Ancelotti's total leaves Jose Mourinho as the second most winning coach in a 100-game span. The Portuguese boss reached 77... Read the rest of the article »
The 22-year-old player assisted Cristiano Ronaldo in Madrid's second goal. Casillas hailed his teammate's progress since signing with Los Merengues.
As the game in which Elche hosted Real Madrid was coming to an end, fans from the home team stood up and applauded, but not for anyone on their team. Those cheers were for Madrid's midfielder Isco, as Arbeloa substituted him.
The 22-year-old Spaniard did not score, but did assist Cristiano Ronaldo in the goal that meant a 2-0 lead for Los Merengues in the 23rd minute of the second half. It was... Read the rest of the article »
Real Madrid will visit Elche on February 22nd for their 20th fixture of the 2014-15 La Liga season. Check the live TV and online streaming broadcast listings for Cordoba vs Real Madrid below.
Real Madrid's victory against Schalke 04 for the UEFA Champions League may be quite useful to boost a side that will need to win their match against Elche in order to keep the first place in La Liga. Their task may not be that easy, since Los Franjiverdes carry a two-game winning streak, having only lost one match out of their last five. That loss came when they visited none other than Barcelona, who... Read the rest of the article »
An interesting transfer rumour has emerged concerning two top strikers, despite the summer window being months away.
Simply put, Manchester United loanee Radamel Falcao has failed to live up to expectations since making a much-anticipated move to Old Trafford last year.
The 29-year-old Colombian international was unfortunate to miss out on the World Cup due to a knee injury whilst playing for Monaco and since then has struggled to regain the same goal-scoring form whilst at Porto and Atletico Madrid that made... Read the rest of the article »
The Brazilian defender passed the ball incorrectly to Claudio Bravo, generating Malaga's goal courtesy of Juanmi.
Barcelona's undefeated streak ended abruptly against an opponent that nobody had in mind to end it. Javi Gracia's Malaga took advantage of a gross mistake by Dani Alves to score the game's only goal. With this win, Malaga ends a 12-game streak at Camp Nou without a victory.
Los Blaugranas started the game with a bang, generating opportunities and corner kicks, but Gracia's well placed defense... Read the rest of the article »
Los Blancos will be looking to these two masterminds to help them recapture their form.
La Liga giants Real Madrid have not been up to par recently. League leaders, a string of disappointing performances, including the 4-0 loss to Atletico Madrid, has some doubting Los Blancos' title credentials.
This unfortunate dip in form coincided with the loss of Croatian playmaker Luka Modric. The 29-year-old midfielder was forced to spend three long months on the sidelines after picking... Read the rest of the article »