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Tag Archives: Real Madrid

Real bounce back as Atletico down Sevilla – Ceballos scores twice on full debut

MADRID, Sept 23, (AFP): Dani Ceballos scored twice on his full debut as Real Madrid bounced back from a shock midweek defeat to Real Betis with a 2-1 win at Alaves. Earlier, Diego Costa was an interested spectator as Atletico Madrid leapfrogged Sevilla into second thanks to goals from Yannick …

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‘Bayern were shafted by ref in Madrid’ – Ronaldo wants boos to stop after rescuing Real again

BERLIN, April 19, (Agencies): Karl-Heinz Rummenigge has accused the referee of “shafting” Bayern Munich in their Champions League defeat to Real Madrid. The Bayern chairman was incensed after Cristiano Ronaldo scored a controversial hat-trick as Real overcame 10-man Bayern to seal a 4-2 win in Tuesday’s quarter-final second leg. The …

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Zidane ‘angry’ as Real surrender lead and top spot – Allegri eases pressure on Higuain after goal drought end

MADRID, Dec 8, (Agencies): Real Madrid coach Zinedine Zidane criticised his players for switching off against Borussia Dortmund and throwing away a two-goal lead that cost the European champions top place in Champions League Group F on Wednesday. Just as in Dortmund in September, Real conceded a late goal to …

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Victorious Real Madrid get a heroes welcome – Zidane hails Los Blancos as Simeone ponders future

MADRID, May 29, (AFP): Thousands of Real Madrid fans chanted and waved supporter scarves under a rain of confetti on Sunday in the Spanish capital as the team returned home after an historic 11th European Cup win. An open top bus emblazoned with the word “Campeones” (Champions) carried the team, who …

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Barca on brink of title in final day showdown – Real set to recall Bale

MADRID, May 13, (AFP): Barcelona have the upper hand in a final day showdown with Real Madrid for the Spanish title on Saturday as they know a victory at Granada will ensure them a 24th La Liga crown. Madrid are a point behind and have to stretch their winning La …

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Man City not afraid of Real: Pellegrini – Zidane hopeful on Ronaldo, Benzema fitness for 2nd leg

MANCHESTER, United Kingdom, April 27, (AFP): Manchester City manager Manuel Pellegrini vowed that his team would play with no fear in their Champions League semifinal second leg against Real Madrid following a 0-0 first-leg draw. Missing the injured Cristiano Ronaldo, Madrid created the better chances in Tuesday’s game, but substitute …

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Zidane fuming as Real Madrid suffer El Clasico hangover – ‘City must cut out mistakes in second leg’

WOLFSBURG, Germany, April 7, (AFP): Zinedine Zidane admitted Real Madrid suffered an El Clasico hangover as they crashed to a 2-0 Champions League quarter-final, first-leg defeat at Wolfsburg on Wednesday. Just five days after ending Barcelona’s 39-game unbeaten run with a 2-1 away win, Real were humbled as Wolfsburg ignored …

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Casemiro saves Real Madrid blushes to down Las Palmas – Zidane worried by directionless Los Blancos

MADRID, March 14, (Agencies): Casemiro scored in the 89th-minute to earn Real Madrid a 2-1 win at Las Palmas in the Spanish league on Sunday, keeping his team on course for an automatic spot in next season’s Champions League. Casemiro headed the winner from a corner just two minutes after …

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Griezmann infl icts Zidane’s 1st Madrid defeat

MADRID, Feb 27, (AFP): Zinedine Zidane suffered his fi rst defeat since taking charge of Real Madrid as Antoine Griezmann’s solitary goal kept Atletico Madrid’s faint La Liga title hopes alive with a 1-0 win at the Santiago Bernabeu. Griezmann fi nished off a lovely team move eight minutes into …

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