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Rodrygo Goes shines, Real Madrid win

The Royal Whites – Real Madrid have moved further closer to their 34th La Liga title as they beat Deportivo Alaves by 2-0. Marco Asensio grabbed Madrid's second goal after Benzema's early penalty, and Zinedine Zidane's side could have...

Real Madrid pass the Getafe test

Passing the Getafe would never be an easy task for Real Madrid and Zinedine Zidane had been well aware that Getafe concede the least amount of shots per game in La Liga — one better than Real Madrid’s strong...

Atletico Madrid stop Barcelona at Camp Nou

Lionel Messi scored his much-awaited 700th career goal with a panenka-penalty and then turned back towards the cameras to the left of the Atletico Madrid goal, clicked his fingers like the mighty villain in the Avengers – Thanos hinting...

Karim Benzema is a revolution

Just at the stroke of half-time, Marcelo swept a ball across the pitch from the left to none other than Sergio Ramos, who was in a center-forward position. His flick found Karim Benzema who executed a beautiful Guti-esque back-heeled...

Barcelona left to rue about their shakiness

Barcelona does not enjoy playing in the Northern part of Spain and it was proved yet again in the crucial match against Celta Vigo. Even though Barca looked a tad better than their opponents, but there was a certain...

The latest tactical move of Zinedine Zidane

For Real Madrid, winning every match has become the most important job. After the break of COVID-19 Pandemic, the Los Blancos has been at their very best – hey have been an amalgamation of attacking football and compactness. In...

Miralem Pjanic at Barcelona: How will he cope at Camp Nou?

Finally, Arthur Melo has left Barcelona and would join Juventus and Cristiano Ronaldo in Turin. Despite not interested t leave Camp Nou, in the end, he had to make one of the most important decisions in his playing career...

Vinicius Junior impresses yet again

Real Madrid continue their unbeaten run since the return of La Liga after the break for COVID-19 Pandemic. The Los Blancos are safeguarding their marginal head-to-head lead over Barcelona which sees them top of the table. They know very...

Ivan Rakitic deserves enough respect

One can hear a lot about Sergio Busquets. One reads a lot about Arturo Vidal. Frankie de Jong is the new sensation, while Arthur Melo is not given the respect he deserves in Camp Nou. Like Arthur, someone named...

Real Madrid overcome the Sociedad threat

At Reale Arena in San Sebastian, the contest was tight. It is not always important to go on for an offensive surge, but at times, being behind the ball and maintaining a compact defence is very important in winning...

Lionel Messi should have been sent off

The brilliant return after the break started to lose its shine with the progress of time. Barcelona struck four in their first match after the return and then showed signs of fragility in the next match and in the...

Karim Benzema shines, Real Madrid gun down Valencia

Real Madrid logged horns with Valencia in January, where Zine Zidane adopted a 5-man midfield to ensure more dominance at the center of the park. It proved to be a smart move as Valencia were crippled. The Los Blancos...

Unimpressive Barcelona

It was a match, where Barcelona seemed to fall asleep against the 19th ranked side. The match lacked pace and intent until the 42nd minute when the 17-year old sensation Ansu Fati gave the Catalans the lead and hinted...

Victory for Real Madrid

Castilla’s Alfredo Di Stefano stadium was chosen as the venue for the return of Los Blancos because Santiago Bernabeu is under renovation work. Gareth Bale was playing his 250th match for Real whereas Zinedine Zidane became third Real Madrid...

Barcelona return with a bang

It had been a long break, but there were no signs of rustiness in Barcelona, who bagged a commendable victory against the weak Mallorca. Such a victory was evident and it was expected, the Catalans would boost their confidence...

Real Madrid should be the next destination for Erling Haaland

Even before the arrival at Borussia Dortmund, Erling Haaland has made an impact on world football while playing in Austrian Bundesliga. He represented Red Bull Salzburg and in Europe’s most top competitions, Haaland’s nag for scoring goals almost in...

Barcelona’s problem

The European clubs are preparing to kick-start the football season, which was halted by the deadly Coronavirus. The Bundesliga has already started and the likes of La Liga, Italian Serie A, and English Premier League are waiting eagerly to...

Dismal Real Madrid

After beating the arch-rivals Barcelona, it was expected that Real Madrid would get back on track and start winning matches consistently. But in the clash against Real Betis, one could witness a Real Madrid unit, which was not only...

Below-par Barcelona, lucky Lionel Messi

The hangover of losing against the arch-rivals Real Madrid was not yet over as the defending champions of La Liga along with their club legend, Lionel Messi, met Real Sociedad on Saturday. Sociedad, so far in this season, had...

El Clasico: Real Madrid beat Barcelona

"It was a great display by Real Madrid under pressure. The celebration of the Los Blancos after the final whistle clearly hinted what this victory meant for them. There were emotions, huge roar and music everywhere – as if...

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