1. Marco Asensio Showing How He Can Play a Big Part in Real Madrid's 2016-17 Season

    Real Madrid began their 2016-17 season the way they finished 2015-16: by winning a major European trophy, beating a Spanish rival in the final and just about taking victory from a game they were perhaps not always dominant in...

    Karl Matchett Written by Karl Matchett about 4 months ago 6,147 reads 26 comments

  2. Real Madrid vs. Sevilla: Live Score, Highlights from UEFA Super Cup

    UEFA Super Cup final, Lerkendal Stadion, Trondheim Real Madrid 3-2 Sevilla (AET) Marco Asensio 20', Franco Vazquez 40', Yevhen Konoplyanka pen 71', Sergio Ramos 90', Dani Carvajal 119'...

    Karl Matchett Written by Karl Matchett about 4 months ago 12,060 reads 278 comments

  3. James Rodriguez Must Take His Chance in the Super Cup Final for Real Madrid

    Real Madrid 's 2016-17 season is set to get underway with a chance at silverware right off the bat. The UEFA Super Cup final will pit Real, the winners of last season's Champions League, against Sevilla, the Europa League champions, on Tuesday...

    Karl Matchett Written by Karl Matchett about 4 months ago 8,453 reads 37 comments

  4. Attack Is Real Madrid's Biggest Area of Concern Ahead of 2016/17 Liga Season

    Real Madrid are ready to head into their 2016-17 season by opening competitive action with the UEFA Super Cup against Sevilla , before they attempt to take on the dual challenge ...

    Karl Matchett Written by Karl Matchett about 4 months ago 11,082 reads 23 comments

  5. Sergio Ramos Is a Winner Who Remains a Vital Cog in the Real Madrid Engine

    Continual change and improvement is partly expected at a club like Real Madrid , an organisation that demands instant success and is unflinching with making change, both on a management and a playing staff level, when results aren't forthcoming...

    Karl Matchett Written by Karl Matchett about 4 months ago 5,054 reads 9 comments

  6. Zinedine Zidane Cannot Rely on Recently Returned Players for Super Cup Success

    Real Madrid rounded off their participation in the International Champions Cup with a 1-0 victory over Bayern Munich on Wednesday night, giving manager Zinedine Zidane the first ...

    Karl Matchett Written by Karl Matchett about 4 months ago 3,219 reads 10 comments

  7. Jese Rodriguez Should Look for a Permanent Transfer Away from Real Madrid

    Real Madrid are in the midst of their pre-season schedule as they prepare for the 2016-17 campaign, starting off with a UEFA Super Cup fixture against Sevilla on August 9...

    Karl Matchett Written by Karl Matchett about 4 months ago 7,283 reads 13 comments

  8. Casemiro Proving Critical for Zinedine Zidane's Altered Real Madrid Tactics

    Real Madrid just about held onto victory over Chelsea in their second International Champions Cup match of the summer on Saturday night, winning 3-2 thanks to goals from Marcelo (two) and Mariano Diaz in a dominant first half...

    Karl Matchett Written by Karl Matchett about 4 months ago 15,148 reads 14 comments

  9. Ranking the Top 6 Teenagers to Have Played for Real Madrid Since 2000

    Real Madrid are well known for bringing in their Galactico signings, expensive names at the top of their game, but the club also has a history of exciting young players getting ...

    Karl Matchett Written by Karl Matchett about 4 months ago 11,149 reads 16 comments

  10. Alvaro Morata and Mateo Kovacic Early Beneficiaries from Zidane's 4-4-2 Switch

    Real Madrid 's pre -season programme started in disappointing fashion in the International Champions Cup , losing 3-1 to Paris Saint-Germain on Wednesday in what was the Spanish side's first match since they won the UEFA Champions League in May...

    Karl Matchett Written by Karl Matchett about 4 months ago 10,334 reads 30 comments

  11. 4 Alternatives After Real Madrid Failed to Sign N'Golo Kante and Andre Gomes

    Real Madrid have not enjoyed enormous success in the transfer market this summer. While they have managed to loan out some of their younger talents and sell back-ups Denis ...

    Karl Matchett Written by Karl Matchett about 4 months ago 21,522 reads 45 comments

  12. Picking an Elite Real Madrid 5-a-Side Team from Current Squad

    Pre -season is upon clubs around Europe once more and in among the high-profile fixtures and worldwide tours, some serious training will be going on to aid match fitness as well as tactical work...

    Karl Matchett Written by Karl Matchett about 5 months ago 12,910 reads 7 comments

  13. How Real Madrid Can Get the Best out of James Rodriguez in 2016/17

    Real Madrid 's pre-season campaign will kick off in North America, with Zinedine Zidane's side playing out three fixtures in the International Champions Cup before starting competitive action with the UEFA Super Cup in August...

    Karl Matchett Written by Karl Matchett about 5 months ago 8,339 reads 54 comments

  14. 5 Key Fixtures for Real Madrid Fans to Focus on in 2016-17 La Liga Season

    La Liga has announced the fixtures for the upcoming 2016-17 season, providing some interesting opening-weekend encounters for fans across Spain and the rest of the world to look forward to...

    Karl Matchett Written by Karl Matchett about 5 months ago 7,590 reads 29 comments

  15. Pre-Season Tour Is Mateo Kovacic's Chance to Prove He Is Real Madrid's 12th Man

    Real Madrid have set off for pre -season in North America, training at the Montreal Impact 's base in preparation for participation in the International Champions Cup...

    Karl Matchett Written by Karl Matchett about 5 months ago 4,251 reads 15 comments

  16. 7 Real Madrid Players Who Would Benefit from a Loan Move in 2016/17

    Real Madrid haven't been slow in arranging loan deals for several of their younger players this summer, aiming to ensure they develop either in La Liga or further afield as they ...

    Karl Matchett Written by Karl Matchett about 5 months ago 14,047 reads 23 comments

  17. Alvaro Morata Will Be Real Madrid's Player to Watch in Pre-Season

    Real Madrid already have their first group of players back at the club for pre-season training, with the majority set to return over the weekend ahead of games against the likes ...

    Karl Matchett Written by Karl Matchett about 5 months ago 6,836 reads 14 comments

  18. Rafael Santos Borre Will Be Atletico Madrid's Player to Watch in Pre-Season

    Atletico Madrid 's first team are back in training and gearing up for a pre-season campaign that sees them play six fixtures in all, including two in the International Champions Cup in Australia...

    Karl Matchett Written by Karl Matchett about 5 months ago 2,308 reads 6 comments

  19. Real Madrid Will Continue to Reap Benefits of Transfer Business with Bundesliga

    Real Madrid haven't yet made any big transfers this summer other than to bring Alvaro Morata back from Juventus thanks to a pre -arranged buyback clause, but the expectation ...

    Karl Matchett Written by Karl Matchett about 5 months ago 24,830 reads 24 comments

  20. Ranking Real Madrid's Players on Their Performances at Euro 2016

    Real Madrid saw eight members of their squad chosen for international duty at Euro 2016, with a ninth — Alvaro Morata — added midway through the tournament after he rejoined from Juventus ...

    Karl Matchett Written by Karl Matchett about 5 months ago 2,860 reads 3 comments

  21. Why It's Vital James Rodriguez Builds on His Copa America Form in 2016/17 Season

    James Rodriguez didn't enjoy the best of seasons with Real Madrid in 2015-16 but put that behind him by playing a central role for his nation, Colombia, at the Copa America Centenario over the summer...

    Karl Matchett Written by Karl Matchett about 5 months ago 8,009 reads 27 comments

  22. Scouting Barcelona's Rising Star Alen Halilovic

    As will always be the case at a big club like Barcelona, much of the week-to-week focus is on the established names at the club, the key forward line and homegrown, world-class stars such as Andres Iniesta and Gerard Pique...

    Karl Matchett Written by Karl Matchett about 5 months ago 18,327 reads 10 comments

  23. 4 Players Atletico Madrid Should Target from Euro 2016

    Atletico Madrid are pretty far along the path to reshaping their squad over the close season, already landing three key targets as manager Diego Simeone looks to make the small improvements needed to win silverware in 2016-17...

    Karl Matchett Written by Karl Matchett about 5 months ago 2,449 reads 3 comments

  24. Atletico Madrid and Matias Kranevitter Will Both Benefit from Loan to Sevilla

    Atletico Madrid 's summer transfer plans have so far largely revolved around incoming players and retaining their stars of last campaign, making good ground early on in the ...

    Karl Matchett Written by Karl Matchett about 5 months ago 1,510 reads 5 comments

  25. 4 Players Barcelona Should Target from Euro 2016

    Barcelona's summer spending has already gotten under way, with Samuel Umtiti and Denis Suarez both confirmed to move to the Camp Nou for 2016-17...

    Karl Matchett Written by Karl Matchett about 5 months ago 19,259 reads 18 comments