1. Creating a Real Madrid XI by Player Popularity on Instagram

    Real Madrid are one of the most followed, supported and globally reported-on teams in the football world, so it's no surprise that their players are also hugely popular in the public eye...

    Karl Matchett Written by Karl Matchett about 1 year ago 11,168 reads 10 comments

  2. Zinedine Zidane Must Show His Tactical Ability to Get Real Madrid Back on Track

    After four consecutive draws and a frustrating international break, Real Madrid and their fans find themselves without having been able to celebrate a victory in almost a full month—almost an unheard-of event outside of the close-season...

    Karl Matchett Written by Karl Matchett about 1 year ago 3,324 reads 14 comments

  3. Jesus Vallejo Among Real Madrid Loanees Proving Their Potential for the Future

    Real Madrid have made a reasonably big deal out of having several cantera graduates in their squad this season, having re-signed Alvaro Morata to play in the same squad as the likes of Dani Carvajal, Lucas Vazquez and Nacho...

    Karl Matchett Written by Karl Matchett about 1 year ago 4,951 reads 2 comments

  4. Cristiano Ronaldo and the 5 Real Madrid Stars Who Must Improve Quickly

    Real Madrid 's start to the 2016/17 season has been generally impressive, though recent draws have caused consternation and seen the team knocked off top spot in La Liga, with Atletico Madrid now in first place...

    Karl Matchett Written by Karl Matchett about 1 year ago 6,608 reads 35 comments

  5. Cristiano Ronaldo and Gareth Bale's Proven Link Can Kick-Start Real Madrid

    Real Madrid 's run of four consecutive draws has fans frustrated, disappointed and annoyed with various aspects of the team, but none more so than the floundering front line in recent weeks...

    Karl Matchett Written by Karl Matchett about 1 year ago 5,011 reads 37 comments

  6. Where Real Madrid Rank in Liga Team Statistics and What They Mean Under Zidane

    Real Madrid sit second in La Liga as domestic clubs take a week or two off for the international break, following a three-match run of draws which have seen rivals Atletico Madrid overtake them in top spot...

    Karl Matchett Written by Karl Matchett about 1 year ago 1,743 reads 4 comments

  7. Isco Misses Another Big Chance to Establish Himself as Real Madrid's Playmaker

    Real Madrid picked up a fourth successive draw on Sunday, as Eibar held them to a 1-1 scoreline at the Santiago Bernabeu, leaving fans frustrated at the final whistle and making their feelings known as the players left the pitch...

    Karl Matchett Written by Karl Matchett about 1 year ago 3,476 reads 10 comments

  8. Contrasting the Early-Season Exploits of Karim Benzema vs. Alvaro Morata

    Real Madrid 's only major piece of incoming transfer business over the close season was to bring Alvaro Morata home from Juventus , spending big to boost their strike force and homegrown contingent at the same time...

    Karl Matchett Written by Karl Matchett about 1 year ago 2,214 reads 1 comments

  9. Hull City vs. Chelsea: Live Score, Highlights from Premier League Game

    KCOM Stadium, Premier League Hull City 0-2 Chelsea (FT) Willian 60', Diego Costa 67'. Lineups: HUL—Marshall, Meyler, Davies, Robertson, Snodgrass, Clucas, Livermore, Mason, Henriksen, Diomande, Mbokani...

    Karl Matchett Written by Karl Matchett about 1 year ago 7,768 reads 8 comments

  10. Which Real Madrid Players Combine to Make Zinedine Zidane's Best Attributes?

    Zinedine Zidane reached legendary status as a player with Juventus and Real Madrid , as well as his national team, France...

    Karl Matchett Written by Karl Matchett about 1 year ago 9,558 reads 24 comments

  11. Manchester United vs FC Zorya Luhansk: Live Score, Highlights from Europa League

    Old Trafford, UEFA Europa League Manchester United 1-0 Zorya Luhansk (FT) Zlatan Ibrahimovic 68'. Lineups: MNU—Romero, Fosu-Mensah, Bailly, Smalling, Rojo, Fellaini, Pogba, Lingard, Mata, Rashford, Ibrahimovic...

    Karl Matchett Written by Karl Matchett about 1 year ago 4,453 reads 3 comments

  12. Real Madrid Need Raphael Varane to Emerge as Their Reliable Last Line of Defence

    Real Madrid went close to taking a first victory at Signal Iduna Park in the UEFA Champions League on Tuesday night, eventually drawing 2-2 with Borussia ...

    Karl Matchett Written by Karl Matchett about 1 year ago 3,429 reads 36 comments

  13. Borussia Dortmund vs. Real Madrid: Live Score, Highlights from Champions League

    Westfalenstadion, UEFA Champions League Borussia Dortmund 2-2 Real Madrid (FT) Cristiano Ronaldo 16', Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang 42', Raphael Varane 68', Andre Schurrle 86'...

    Karl Matchett Written by Karl Matchett about 1 year ago 10,600 reads 5 comments

  14. Real Madrid's Karim Benzema Conquers All 30 La Liga Opposition Teams

    Karim Benzema scored what he hoped would be another winning goal on Saturday but was eventually frustrated as his Real Madrid team drew 2-2 at Las Palmas...

    Karl Matchett Written by Karl Matchett about 1 year ago 7,518 reads 10 comments

  15. Zinedine Zidane Right to Remove Cristiano Ronaldo Until He's Closer to Top Gear

    Real Madrid drew their second fixture in La Liga in succession on Saturday, 2-2 at Las Palmas to follow up a midweek 1-1 scoreline at home to Villarreal, but they remain top of the table by a point ahead of Barcelona...

    Karl Matchett Written by Karl Matchett about 1 year ago 16,453 reads 45 comments

  16. Las Palmas vs. Real Madrid: Live Score, Highlights from La Liga Game

    Estadio de Gran Canaria, La Liga Las Palmas 2-2 Real Madrid (FT) Marco Asensio 32', Tana 37', Karim Benzema 67', Sergio Araujo 86'. Lineups: LPA—Varas, Michel, Garcia, Aythami, D...

    Karl Matchett Written by Karl Matchett about 1 year ago 6,874 reads 5 comments

  17. Sporting Gijon vs. Barcelona: Live Score, Highlights from La Liga Game

    El Molinon, La Liga Sporting Gijon 0-5 Barcelona (FT) Luis Suarez 29', Rafinha 32', Neymar 81' 88', Arda Turan 85'. Lora sent-off (SPO) 74'...

    Karl Matchett Written by Karl Matchett about 1 year ago 7,860 reads 0 comments

  18. Zinedine Zidane's Motivational Skills Already Proving as Important as Tactics

    Real Madrid couldn't quite get over the line for a record 17th consecutive LaLiga victory on Wednesday night, drawing 1-1 at home to Villarreal, but the overall changing manner ...

    Karl Matchett Written by Karl Matchett about 1 year ago 2,878 reads 5 comments

  19. Barcelona vs. Atletico Madrid: Live Score, Highlights from LaLiga Game

    Camp Nou, LaLiga Barcelona 1-1 Atletico Madrid (FT) Ivan Rakitic 40', Angel Correa 61'. FCB—ter Stegen, Sergi Roberto, Pique, Mascherano, Alba, Busquets, Rakitic, Iniesta, Messi, Suarez, Neymar...

    Karl Matchett Written by Karl Matchett about 1 year ago 6,318 reads 0 comments

  20. Who Can Challenge Real Madrid's Assist Kings of the Last Decade?

    Goalscorers are naturally a headline-grabbing act at most clubs, and given the nature and quality of Real Madrid 's attackers and the sheer volume of goals that they net, that goes more than most...

    Karl Matchett Written by Karl Matchett about 1 year ago 7,713 reads 10 comments

  21. James Rodriguez Must Keep Showing Tenacity as Well as Technique for Real Madrid

    Real Madrid continued their winning start to the season on Sunday, as they beat Espanyol 2-0 at RCDE Stadium despite missing the likes of Cristiano Ronaldo and Gareth Bale through injury...

    Karl Matchett Written by Karl Matchett about 1 year ago 6,254 reads 18 comments

  22. Hull City vs. Arsenal: Live Score, Highlights from Premier League Game

    KCOM Stadium, Premier League Hull City 1-4 Arsenal (FT) Alexis Sanchez 17' 83', Theo Walcott 55', Robert Snodgrass pen 79', Granit Xhaka 90+2'. Sent off: Jake Livermore 40'...

    Karl Matchett Written by Karl Matchett about 1 year ago 9,024 reads 19 comments

  23. Which Players Deserve a Place in Real Madrid's XI After Early-Season Exploits?

    Real Madrid continued their winning start to the season on Wednesday with a victory over Sporting Lisbon in the UEFA Champions League, but the manner of victory left head coach ...

    Karl Matchett Written by Karl Matchett about 1 year ago 8,453 reads 32 comments

  24. Leganes vs. Barcelona: Live Score, Highlights from LaLiga Game

    Estadio Municipal de Butarque, LaLiga Leganes 1-5 Barcelona (FT) Lionel Messi 15', pen 55', Luis Suarez 31', Neymar 43', Rafinha 64', Gabriel 80'...

    Karl Matchett Written by Karl Matchett about 1 year ago 4,277 reads 2 comments

  25. Terraces, Sofas and Screens: Can Real Madrid Win LaLiga and Champions League?

    Every year, the same process happens for fans of most football teams: P re -season is filled with optimism and expectation, which is slowly but surely eroded as the heights aren't ...

    Karl Matchett Written by Karl Matchett about 1 year ago 1,454 reads 6 comments