1. 4 Early Candidates to Leave Real Madrid in the January Transfer Window

    Early in the 2016/17 season though it still is, there is already a clear core of the Real Madrid squad being utilised by manager Zinedine Zidane, a group of 14 or so who battle ...

    Karl Matchett Written by Karl Matchett about 7 months ago 15,680 reads 8 comments

  2. James Rodriguez and Marco Asensio Productivity Will Be Real Madrid Winter Bonus

    Real Madrid cruised to a 5-1 win in the UEFA Champions League against Legia Warsaw on Tuesday night, remaining top of Group F in the process thanks to their head-to-head record with Borussia Dortmund ...

    Karl Matchett Written by Karl Matchett about 7 months ago 8,359 reads 7 comments

  3. Real Madrid Must Protect Toni Kroos and Should Rest Him in Champions League Game

    Injuries are blighting Real Madrid 's first half of the season so far, not with long-term absentees or in particularly devastating numbers, but with a rotating cast of players suffering ...

    Karl Matchett Written by Karl Matchett about 7 months ago 4,139 reads 14 comments

  4. Real Madrid Sending Mixed Messages Amid Improvements and the Same Old Errors

    Back to winning ways, a six-goal haul and a 22-match unbeaten streak—it's funny how 90 minutes can change the entire outlook for a club, least of all one as big and as prone to wild mood swings as Real Madrid ...

    Karl Matchett Written by Karl Matchett about 7 months ago 7,264 reads 12 comments

  5. Arsenal vs. Swansea: Live Score, Highlights from Premier League Game

    The Emirates, Premier League Arsenal 3-2 Swansea City (FT) Theo Walcott 26' 33', Gylfi Sigurdsson 38', Mesut Ozil 57', Borja Baston 66'. Granit Xhaka sent-off (ARS) 70'...

    Karl Matchett Written by Karl Matchett about 7 months ago 6,811 reads 2 comments

  6. Chelsea vs. Leicester: Live Score, Highlights from Premier League Game

    Stamford Bridge, Premier League Chelsea 3-0 Leicester City (FT) Diego Costa 7', Eden Hazard 32', Victor Moses 80'. Lineups: CHE—Courtois; Azpilicueta, Cahill, Luiz, Alonso, Kante, Matic, Moses, Hazard, Pedro, Costa...

    Karl Matchett Written by Karl Matchett about 7 months ago 6,059 reads 1 comments

  7. 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 7 months ago 11,004 reads 10 comments

  8. 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 7 months ago 3,323 reads 14 comments

  9. 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 8 months ago 4,862 reads 2 comments

  10. 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 8 months ago 6,575 reads 35 comments

  11. 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 8 months ago 5,006 reads 37 comments

  12. 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 8 months ago 1,729 reads 4 comments

  13. 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 8 months ago 3,475 reads 10 comments

  14. 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 8 months ago 2,135 reads 1 comments

  15. 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 8 months ago 7,756 reads 8 comments

  16. 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 8 months ago 9,518 reads 24 comments

  17. 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 8 months ago 4,444 reads 3 comments

  18. 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 8 months ago 3,424 reads 36 comments

  19. 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 8 months ago 10,513 reads 5 comments

  20. 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 8 months ago 7,427 reads 10 comments

  21. 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 8 months ago 16,444 reads 45 comments

  22. 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 8 months ago 6,838 reads 5 comments

  23. 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 8 months ago 7,809 reads 0 comments

  24. 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 8 months ago 2,866 reads 5 comments

  25. 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 8 months ago 6,306 reads 0 comments