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A French member of parliament wants Real Madrid forward Karim Benzema banned for spitting after the French national anthem was played at the Santiago Bernabeu during last weekend’s El Clasico.
According to the MP Nadine Morano, the embattled forward consciously spit on the ground seconds after the Marseillaise was played at the beginning of the much-anticipated derby. The French national anthem was played to pay tribute to the victims of the Paris terrorist attack which occurred a week before the Classic.
The MP, whose party is led by former president Nicolas Sarkozy, has now insisted... Read the rest of the article »
The president recognized that losing 0-4 against Barcelona was a devastating result. He claims that replacing Benitez was never an option.
A 0-4 score in El Clasico was not enough to make Florentino Perez change his mind about not sacking Rafa Benitez after a result that really hurt Real Madrid and its fans. Perez made it clear that the Board of Directors has never doubted the capacity of the Spanish manager to turn things around down the road.
In a press conference called by the club under extraordinary conditions Monday... Read the rest of the article »
The embarrasng 4-0 defeat to bitter rivals FC Barcelona has prompted Real Madrid president to call a press briefing slated for today evening.
Real Madrid president Florentino Perez has called a press briefing scheduled for today evening to address key issues concerning the club. There have been rumours circulating in some sections of Spanish media regarding the future of coach Rafael Benitez and the future of key players such as Cristiano Ronaldo and Gareth Bale. Ronaldo has been linked with a possible move to French giants Paris Saint-Germain... Read the rest of the article »
The Spanish player appeared in 42 El Clasisco's with Barcelona. He claimed that every player in Luis Enrique's team deserved a 10/10.
One of the three players with the most appearances in El Clasico (42) and Barcelona's former captain for a very long time, praised the performance of his old club against Real Madrid in El Clasico. Even though a 0-4 scoreboard seemd impressive enough, Xavi Hernandez feels there could have been more.
The current midfielder for Al Saad in Iraq could not get enough of Barcelona's performance at... Read the rest of the article »
Portuguese football god Cristiano Ronaldo has been out of form lately, following a string of poor performances of his club.
Earlier this year, in an interview with the Guardian newspaper, Gareth Bale’s agent Jonathan Barnet created quite a controversy by claiming that his client did not want to be the best underwear seller or top model in the world. This jibe was allegedly aimed at Cristiano Ronaldo who seemed to be preferred over the former Tottenham Hotspur man in Madrid’s squad.
But despite the controversy... Read the rest of the article »
Real Madrid supporters showed white handkerchiefs after the first half, which is used in Spain to show their disconfort with their coach.
Being destroyed by your most hated opponent, at your own stadium, and in front of an angry crowd, could be a bad combination for Rafa Benitez. All week long, reports claimed that his term as Los Blancos' coach could end soon if Barcelona was able to defeat them fair and square. Following today's result, those rumors might be right.
A brace by Luis Suárez, one more by Neymar and a wonderful... Read the rest of the article »
Uruguay forward Luis Suarez scored his second goal for Barcelona in Saturday's El Clasico.
The goal from Suarez, which was the second for the Uruguayan and the fourth for Barcelona in Saturday's El Clasico, was created from a sublime pass from Jordi Alba in a quick counter-attack that left Real Madrid's defense line helpless. Suarez has been in great form for Barcelona in the recent past especially after the absence of star player Lionel Messi who had been sidelined for two months due to... Read the rest of the article »
Barcelona scored the third goal in Saturday's El Clasico but apart from the goal's beauty, Cristiano Ronaldo's reaction was priceless.
Barcelona were leading 3-0 by the 53rd minute when Andres Iniesta fired a beautiful goal for the Catalans. Iniesta has been instrumental in Barca's midfield this season and the third goal of the much-anticipated derby was a worthwhile addition to his hard work.
Watch Iniesta's third goal for Barcelona against Real Madrid
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'El Fantasmita' scored El Clásico's third goal after a 1-2 with Neymar, just when the second half had just started.
Barcelona's captain could not keep himself away from the party, and he made his presence felt with a masive goal for Los Culés.
The Spanish midfielder constructed a beautiful play with Ivan Rakitic and Neymar, scoring the game's third goal and killing any hope Real Madrid had of a comeback.
This was the first goal for Iniesta since March of 2014.
GOAL ALERT: Iniesta makes... Read the rest of the article »
Brazilian soccer sensation Neymar Jr scored the second goal in Saturday's El Clasico against their bitter rivals Real Madrid.
Neymar picked the ball from Andres Iniesta and fired home past the advancing Keylor Navas. The goal has been the subject of debate as to whether it was offside or not, but replays indicate that the former Santos man seemed to be onside, catching a surprised Sergio Ramos offguard. The second goal by Neymar for Barcelona in Saturday's El Clasico was his 12th goal of the season. The Brazilian was recently... Read the rest of the article »
The Portuguese ace tried to run past Dani Alves during a fast break for Los Blancos, but he ended up hitting the Brazilian's head with his right elbow.
Cristiano Ronaldo is not having his best season with Real Madrid, and his performance on the pitch has already given fans something to talk about, but not regarding his skills, but his bullying antics against one of Barcelona's players.
Minutes after going behind 1-0, Cristiano Ronaldo recovered a ball after a corner kick by Barcelona, and started the break away for his team when he clashed... Read the rest of the article »
La Liga giants FC Barcelona scored the first goal in Saturday’s La Liga through their talisman Luis Suarez.
The Uruguayan received the ball near the edge of the box from Sergio Roberto and fired a thunderous shot past a helpless goalkeeper Kyler Navas. Suarez has now scored 10 La Liga goals for Barcelona this season.
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Much talk surrounded whether the Argentine should return to the starting lineup, or ease his way back from injury.
Much of the Clasico talk surrounded whether Argentine superstar Lionel Messi would play, having torn his internal collateral ligament of his left knee back in late September.
The four-time Ballon d’Or winner was ruled out for 7-8 weeks upon diagnosis, putting his chances of making the trip to Santiago Bernabeu under danger.
Fortunately, the 28-year-old made a comeback in less than... Read the rest of the article »
Los Blancos and the Blaugrana will clash, for the very first time this season, at the Bernabeu on Saturday. Check out the live TV listings & online streaming options for Real Madrid vs. Barcelona.
The stage is set for club football’s most exciting game, as Real Madrid gear up to host rivals Barcelona in the first Clasico of the 2015-16 season.
The Blaugrana sits on top of the Liga BBVA standings with 27 points, three ahead of second-placed Real Madrid, but could hand over that lead should they lose, given Los Blancos' superior goal difference.
This will be Rafael Benitez... Read the rest of the article »
Not if Cristiano Ronaldo has something to say, that is…
El Clasico is finally upon us. Barcelona will roll into Santiago Bernabeu to lock horns with rivals Real Madrid in their highly-anticipated clash on Saturday.
The Blaugrana lead the Liga BBVA standings with 27 points, and are three ahead of Los Blancos, who sit in second with 24 points.
Les Merengues can leapfrog the Catalan giants should they beat Luis Enrique’s crew, given that... Read the rest of the article »
Watch the world’s two best players embarrass defenders, as we all prepare for Real Madrid vs Barcelona.
Everyone’s favorite club football clash is finally here. On Saturday, the world will get to witness Real Madrid and Barcelona lock horns for the very first time this season, in El Clasico.
Spain’s two biggest sides, who coincidentally top the Liga BBVA charts, will battle it out at Santiago Bernabeu, with Blaugrana looking to increase their three-point lead over second-placed Real... Read the rest of the article »
According to Catalan newspaper Sport, Barcelona's supporters would rather watch 'La Pulga' play only if it's necessary.
Lionel Messi may have made it just in time to play El Clásico, but most of the team's supporters would be careful about starting the Argentine ace against Real Madrid.
A poll conducted by Catalan newspaper Sport revealed that 3 out of every four Barça fans would start the game against Los Blancos without Lionel Messi on the pitch, basically because a relapse could mean much more... Read the rest of the article »
Huge weekend ahead with El Clasico, Milan-Juventus, Man City-Liverpool & Sporting-Benfica. Full broadcast listings.
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Real Madrid is currently in second place of La Liga and three points behind Barcelona. Benitez has only lost one game this season as a head coach.
Patience is not a word that seems to appear in the vocabulary of Florentino Perez as there are reports suggesting that he could fire Rafa Benitez if the Spaniard does not lead Real Madrid to victory in El Clasico. The president of Los Merengues seems to be ready to put Zinedine Zidane in his place in case Barcelona wins.
The game this Saturday could give Madrid the chance to regain the lead... Read the rest of the article »
The 23-year-old had been linked with a possible move to England, following the tax problems facing him in Spain.
Barcelona star Neymar Jr. has dismissed reports linking him to a possible move away from Camp Nou during the January transfer window. Speaking to Mundo Deportivo ahead of El Clasico, the 23-year-old Brazilian wonder-kid explained:
“[My first Clasico] goal will always remain in my memory.’’
“It was the first goal I scored against Madrid in my first season [at Barca].... Read the rest of the article »