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Juventus players

‘I’m Staying 1000%’ – Cristiano Ronaldo Helps Juventus To Title

Juve’s eighth straight Serie A title sets a new record among the top five European Leagues Cristiano Ronaldo says he will be staying at Juventus “1000%” after the club won an eighth consecutive Serie A title with victory over Fiorentina. Massimiliano Allegri’s side, who…

21st April 2019
Karim Benzema

Real Madrid Held By Neighbours Leganes

Karim Benzema has now scored Real Madrid’s last five La Liga goals Leganes picked up a first ever La Liga point against neighbours Real Madrid in a deserved draw. The mid-table Cucumbers led through Jonathan Silva’s calm 18-yard finish from Martin Braithwaite’s pass. But…

15th April 2019
Karim Benzema

Benzema Double Gives Real Madrid Late Win Over Eibar

Karim Benzema (left) took his tally to 26 goals in all competitions this season Real Madrid needed a late Karim Benzema strike to complete a comeback victory against Eibar in La Liga. Zinedine Zidane suffered his first defeat since returning as Real boss in a…

6th April 2019
Valencia players celebrate

La Liga: Zidane Suffers First Defeat Since Real Madrid Return

Valencia had gone almost 550 minutes without conceding at home before Karim Benzema scored late on Real Madrid suffered their ninth La Liga loss of the season and their first under the returning Zinedine Zidane after being outclassed by Valencia. They have now lost…

4th April 2019
Lionel Messi

La Liga: Barcelona Battle Back For 4-4 Draw

Lionel Messi came off the bench to score his sixth La Liga free-kick of the season La Liga leaders Barcelona scored two late goals to draw 4-4 with Villarreal in a remarkable game. The champions led 2-0 through Philippe Coutinho and Malcom. But Villarreal…

2nd April 2019

‘I Miss Cristiano Ronaldo in Spain’ – Lionel Messi

The rivalry between Lionel Messi and Cristiano Ronaldo in Spain ended after the Portuguese left Real Madrid for Juventus last summer in a staggering £100million deal.   Now, his fierce rival, Lionel Messi has admitted he wishes Ronaldo was still in La Liga. ‘I miss Cristiano,’ Messi told FM Club 947 in…

29th March 2019
Gareth Bale

Bale Scores As Zidane Makes Winning Start To Real Madrid Return

Gareth Bale and Isco scored against Celta Vigo to give coach Zinedine Zidane a winning start on his return to Real Madrid. Isco, out of favour under previous coach Santiago Solari, made it 1-0 when he tapped in striker Karim Benzema’s low cross from…

17th March 2019
Zinedine Zidane and Gareth Bale

Gareth Bale: Real Madrid Forward Wants To ‘Play All His Career’ At Club

Gareth Bale wants to “play all his career” at Real Madrid despite the return of Zinedine Zidane as manager, says his agent Jonathan Barnett. The Frenchman’s appointment is “bad news” for the Welsh forward because Zidane “does not want to work with Bale”, according to Spanish football expert…

15th March 2019

La Liga: Barcelona Held To A Goalless Draw At Athletic Bilbao

Barcelona were held to a goalless draw at Athletic Bilbao as they went six points clear at the top of La Liga. Lionel Messi had Barca’s best chance as his lob from outside the box hit the top of the crossbar. The hosts were…

10th February 2019

Real Madrid Beaten By Real Sociedad At Bernabeu

Ten-man Real Madrid suffered a surprise defeat by Real Sociedad as the visitors earned their first victory at the Bernabeu in La Liga for 15 years. Willian Jose fired Sociedad in front from the penalty spot in the third minute after Mikel Merino was…

6th January 2019

Real Madrid Frustrated As Cazorla Double Earns Villarreal A Draw

Santi Cazorla proved his class as he scored twice for Villarreal to deny Real Madrid a chance to make further inroads on La Liga leaders Barcelona. The visitors, who made a pre-Christmas trip to the Club World Cup, looked tired and faced a rejuvenated…

4th January 2019

Real Madrid Moved Back Into La Liga Top Four With Victory Over Huesca

Wales forward Gareth Bale scored the winner as Real Madrid moved back into La Liga’s top four with a hard-fought victory at bottom side Huesca. Bale ended a run of 10 matches without a goal in Spain’s top flight with a sumptuous side-footed volley.…

9th December 2018

Lionel Messi Ruled Out of El Clasico

Lionel Messi will miss El Clasico after being ruled out for three weeks with a fractured arm as Barcelona beat Sevilla 4-2 to go top of La Liga. The Argentine was left writhing in agony after landing heavily on his right arm after colliding…

21st October 2018

Real Madrid Loses At Alaves To Extend Poor Run

Real Madrid extended their winless run to four games as Manu Garcia’s late goal secured a shock win for Alaves. Garcia headed the winner in the fifth minute of added time to clinch Alaves’ first La Liga victory over Real since 1931. The win…

7th October 2018

Fans Injured As Stand Collapses in Sevilla’s Win At Eibar

Two supporters were carried away on stretchers and two others suffered minor injuries after part of a stand collapsed in Sevilla’s win at Eibar. Spanish media reported that railings gave way as supporters rushed to the front to celebrate Ever Banega’s penalty for 2-0…

30th September 2018