1. Real Madrid Can No Longer Ignore Kovacic Importance nor Benzema Ineffectiveness

    Real Madrid remained top of La Liga and unbeaten for the season after salvaging a point with a last-minute equaliser at the Camp Nou in El Clasico , drawing 1-1 with Barcelona on Saturday afternoon...

    Karl Matchett Written by Karl Matchett about 7 months ago 14,125 reads 32 comments

  2. West Ham vs. Arsenal: Live Score, Highlights from Premier League Game

    London Stadium, Premier League West Ham United 1-5 Arsenal (FT) Mesut Ozil 23', Alexis Sanchez 73' 80' 86', Andy Carroll 83', Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain 84'...

    Karl Matchett Written by Karl Matchett about 7 months ago 5,747 reads 5 comments

  3. Manchester City vs. Chelsea: Live Score, Highlights from Premier League Game

    Etihad Stadium, Premier League Manchester City 1-3 Chelsea (FT) Gary Cahill OG 44', Diego Costa 59', Willian 69', Eden Hazard 90'. —Sergio Aguero (MCI) and Fernandinho (MCI) sent-off, 90+5'...

    Karl Matchett Written by Karl Matchett about 7 months ago 22,172 reads 126 comments

  4. Picking a Combined Barcelona-Real Madrid Clasico XI

    It's that time of year again when Spanish football captures the imagination of the world; the buildup to El Clasico , Barcelona vs. Real Madrid, the top two in La Liga...

    Karl Matchett Written by Karl Matchett about 7 months ago 14,610 reads 50 comments

  5. Barcelona vs. Real Madrid: The 3 Biggest Games in Recent El Clasico History

    The biggest game in Spanish football — perhaps in European football — is fast approaching, with El Clasico on the horizon: Barcelona vs. Real Madrid, which takes place at the Camp Nou on Saturday...

    Karl Matchett Written by Karl Matchett about 7 months ago 15,338 reads 42 comments

  6. Liverpool vs. Leeds: Live Score, Highlights from EFL Cup Game

    EFL Cup, Anfield Liverpool 2-0 Leeds United (FT) Divock Origi 75', Ben Woodburn 80'. Lineups: LFC— Mignolet, Moreno, Klavan, Lucas, Alexander-Arnold, Stewart, Ejaria, Wijnaldum, Can, Mane, Origi...

    Karl Matchett Written by Karl Matchett about 7 months ago 5,685 reads 2 comments

  7. Picking a Best Real Madrid XI Using Only 1 Player of Each Nationality

    Zinedine Zidane has it tough at Real Madrid , picking his lineup to win any given match only for social media, press and pundits to immediately suggest he should have chosen someone on the bench ahead of someone in the XI...

    Karl Matchett Written by Karl Matchett about 7 months ago 6,224 reads 11 comments

  8. Santiago Bernabeu Attitudes Must Change for Real Madrid to Enjoy Liga Success

    Real Madrid remained top of La Liga after Jornada 13 thanks to a 2-1 home win over Sporting Gijon on Saturday, the same scoreline by which they defeated another Sporting, the Portuguese side, in the UEFA Champions League in midweek...

    Karl Matchett Written by Karl Matchett about 7 months ago 11,860 reads 23 comments

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

    Stamford Bridge, Premier League Chelsea 2-1 Tottenham Hotspur (FT) Christian Eriksen 10', Pedro 44', Victor Moses 51'. Lineups: CHE—Courtois, Azpilicueta, Luiz, Cahill, Moses, Kante, Matic, Alonso, Pedro, Costa, Hazard...

    Karl Matchett Written by Karl Matchett about 7 months ago 4,304 reads 2 comments

  10. Would Zinedine Zidane's Real Madrid Beat a Best XI of Recently Sold Players?

    Real Madrid 's transfer activity this summer was notable only because it was far less, and worth far less, than usual—they only signed Alvaro Morata, and they only sold Jese from their regular first-team squad...

    Karl Matchett Written by Karl Matchett about 7 months ago 20,365 reads 15 comments

  11. Celtic vs. Barcelona: Live Score, Highlights from Champions League Game

    UEFA Champions League, Celtic Park Celtic 0-2 Barcelona (FT) Leo Messi 24' pen 55'. Lineups: CEL— Gordon, Lustig, Simunovic, Sviatchenko, Izaguirre, Armstrong, Brown, McGregor, Rogic, Sinclair, Dembele...

    Karl Matchett Written by Karl Matchett about 7 months ago 4,852 reads 2 comments

  12. Sporting Win Shows Karim Benzema's Real Madrid Super-Sub Role Could Continue

    Real Madrid made it 30 competitive matches without defeat under Zinedine Zidane on Tuesday night, a run stretching back to early April last season...

    Karl Matchett Written by Karl Matchett about 7 months ago 2,763 reads 23 comments

  13. How La Liga Leaders Heading into December Fared over the Last 8 Seasons

    Real Madrid 's victory over rivals and neighbours Atletico Madrid on Saturday ensured that Zinedine Zidane 's men remain top of La Liga after 12 matches, while a four-point ...

    Karl Matchett Written by Karl Matchett about 7 months ago 4,255 reads 24 comments

  14. Real Madrid and Ronaldo Find Form, but Squad Stars Are to Thank for El Derbi Win

    Real Madrid displayed an enormous show of strength, quality and togetherness to take victory in the weekend's big match in La Liga, seeing off city rivals Atletico Madrid 3-0 ...

    Karl Matchett Written by Karl Matchett about 7 months ago 9,743 reads 35 comments

  15. Atletico Madrid vs. Real Madrid: Live Score, Highlights from La Liga

    Vicente Calderon, La Liga Atletico Madrid 0-3 Real Madrid (FT) Cristiano Ronaldo 22' pen 70' 77'. Lineups: ATM—Oblak, Juanfran, Godin, Savic, Filipe, Gabi, Koke, Saul, Carrasco, Griezmann, Torres...

    Karl Matchett Written by Karl Matchett about 7 months ago 20,237 reads 177 comments

  16. Manchester United vs. Arsenal: Live Score, Highlights from Premier League

    Old Trafford, Premier League Manchester United 1-1 Arsenal (FT) Juan Mata 70', Olivier Giroud 88'. Lineups: MUN—De Gea, Valencia, Jones, Rojo, Darmian, Carrick, Herrera, Mata, Pogba, Martial, Rashford...

    Karl Matchett Written by Karl Matchett about 7 months ago 16,593 reads 68 comments

  17. James Rodriguez Should Be Handed Real Madrid Chance in Derby vs. Atletico Madrid

    With the international break over and done with, clubs around Europe will be hoping their players return in a timely fashion and, importantly, free of injury to play in their weekend matches...

    Karl Matchett Written by Karl Matchett about 7 months ago 8,430 reads 16 comments

  18. Shot Analysis of Real Madrid's Cristiano Ronaldo

    Cristiano Ronaldo : a man whose powers are on the wane, who has struggled for form this season and who, despite signing a new long-term contract with Real Madrid recently, is increasingly looking like age is catching up with him...

    Karl Matchett Written by Karl Matchett about 7 months ago 13,048 reads 62 comments

  19. 5 of the Most Bizarre Real Madrid Signings

    In recent seasons, Real Madrid 's transfer-market work has been pretty good. Not every player signed can reach their full potential, and the odd one might be downright poor business, ...

    Karl Matchett Written by Karl Matchett about 7 months ago 9,224 reads 6 comments

  20. Breaking Down the Perceptions of Real Madrid's Stars on the International Scene

    With club football in the midst of another interruption thanks to the international break, top sides around Europe find their training grounds bereft of regular members, with all ...

    Karl Matchett Written by Karl Matchett about 7 months ago 8,253 reads 10 comments

  21. England vs. Scotland: Live Score, Highlights from World Cup Qualifier

    Wembley Stadium, World Cup qualifier England 3-0 Scotland (FT) Daniel Sturridge 23', Adam Lallana 50', Gary Cahill 60'. Lineups: ENG—Hart, Walker, Stones, Cahill, Rose, Dier, Henderson, Sterling, Rooney, Lallana, Sturridge...

    Karl Matchett Written by Karl Matchett about 8 months ago 6,897 reads 9 comments

  22. Can Enzo Zidane Really Make the Grade at Real Madrid?

    Real Madrid and the name of Zidane have gone hand in hand for some time, with Zinedine being a creative master of midfield during his playing days and, via a swift climb up the ...

    Karl Matchett Written by Karl Matchett about 8 months ago 7,505 reads 4 comments

  23. What Does Toni Kroos' Injury Absence Mean for Real Madrid?

    Real Madrid suffered a big setback on Tuesday, as the news broke that key midfielder Toni Kroos would be out for the rest of 2016 after fracturing a metatarsal in his right foot, per Marca ...

    Karl Matchett Written by Karl Matchett about 8 months ago 4,648 reads 5 comments

  24. Confusion of Real Madrid's Playing Style Being Progressively Worse Under Zidane

    Fabio Capello could tell some stories about his time in football, it's fair to say. After his time—playing and managing—at three huge clubs in Italy, the seven-time league ...

    Karl Matchett Written by Karl Matchett about 8 months ago 9,122 reads 43 comments

  25. Morata, Bale Chief Among Real Madrid Positives but Predictability Reigns Supreme

    Real Madrid extended their lead at the top of La Liga to five points with a win early on Sunday over Leganes, with Gareth Bale netting a brace and Alvaro Morata scoring once in the 3-0 victory...

    Karl Matchett Written by Karl Matchett about 8 months ago 4,632 reads 9 comments