Real Madrid beats Celta Vigo 2-0 on Zidane’s return

Soccer 03/16/19, 12:49

Zinedine Zidane brought the old guard back as his second stint in charge of Real Madrid began with a 2-0 win against relegation-threatened Celta Vigo in the Spanish league on Saturday.Francisco "Isco" Alarcon, who had been sidelined by former coach Santiago Solari, and Gareth Bale, a reserve before Zidane's return, ...

Solari shares blame for Madrid debacle with players

Soccer 03/09/19, 10:28

Amid speculation that his days are numbered, Real Madrid coach Santiago Solari dished out some of the blame for the team's disastrous season to his players."The majority (of my players) have honored this club's emblem, and those who haven't have been told so personally by me," Solari said on Saturday, ...

Ajax eliminates Madrid in round of 16 of Champions League

Soccer 03/05/19, 16:58

Ajax stunned Real Madrid 4-1 at Santiago Bernabeu Stadium on Tuesday, eliminating the three-time defending champion 5-3 on aggregate in the round of 16 of the Champions League.Ajax needed less than 20 minutes to reverse a 2-1 deficit from the first leg, with Hakim Ziyech scoring in the seventh minute ...

After Barca losses, Madrid only has Champions League left

Soccer 03/03/19, 19:05

Two demoralizing defeats to Barcelona have left Real Madrid with just one chance to salvage its season by winning a record-extending fourth consecutive Champions League trophy.But it must do without the goals of Cristiano Ronaldo, the star striker who fueled its title run before leaving for Juventus at the end ...

Substitute Asensio strikes late, Real Madrid beats Ajax 2-1

Soccer 02/13/19, 17:07

Substitute Marco Asensio scored a late winner as defending champion Real Madrid beat Ajax 2-1 Wednesday in the first leg of their round-of-16 match in the Champions League.Asensio, was unmarked at the far post as he tapped in a cross from the right by Dani Cavajal in the 87th minute ...

Barca silent on Messi injury, Madrid all fit for Copa semi

Soccer 02/05/19, 06:22

While Barcelona remains silent about Lionel Messi's health, Real Madrid reports its main concern is who to leave out for their Copa del Rey semifinal on Wednesday.The suspense about Messi's right leg injury entered a third day on Tuesday, with Barcelona still quiet about the full extent of the problem ...

Madrid striker Karim Benzema injures right hand

Sports 01/13/19, 17:34

Real Madrid striker Karim Benzema had to be substituted at halftime of Sunday's Spanish league match at Real Betis after hurting his right hand.Madrid coach Santiago Solari said Benzema had fractured his hand."He was in a lot of pain," Solari said.Madrid was already without Gareth Bale, Toni Kroos, Marco Asensio, ...

Isco and Asensio lead Madrid into Copa del Rey’s last 16

Soccer 12/06/18, 12:45

Marco Asensio and Francisco "Isco" Alarcon both scored twice to lead a second-string Real Madrid team to a 6-1 win over third division Melilla in the Copa del Rey on Thursday.Javi Sanchez and Vinicius Junior also netted as Madrid advanced to the last-16 stage 10-1 on aggregate after having won ...

Real Madrid wins in 1st match after firing coach Lopetegui

Soccer 10/31/18, 19:12

Real Madrid began life without Julen Lopetegui with a comfortable win in the Copa del Rey on Wednesday, when it was Barcelona that struggled to defeat a third-division opponent.Barcelona needed an injury-time goal to win 1-0 at Cultural Leonesa, while Madrid cruised to a 4-0 victory over third-tier Melilla in ...

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