1. 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 8 months ago 6,241 reads 18 comments

  2. 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 8 months ago 9,016 reads 19 comments

  3. 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 8 months ago 8,446 reads 32 comments

  4. 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 8 months ago 4,263 reads 2 comments

  5. 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 8 months ago 1,446 reads 6 comments

  6. Feyenoord vs. Manchester United: Live Score, Highlights from Europa League Game

    Stadion Feijenoord, UEFA Europa League Feyenoord 1-0 Manchester United (FT) Tonny Vilhena 78'. Lineups: FEY—Jones, Karsdorp, Botteghin, van der Heijden, Kongolo, El Ahmadi, Kuyt, Vilhena, Berghuis, Jorgensen, Toornstra...

    Karl Matchett Written by Karl Matchett about 8 months ago 3,786 reads 1 comments

  7. Return of Cristiano Ronaldo Alters the Early Season Balance at Real Madrid

    Real Madrid left it late, but they got their UEFA Champions League defence off to a winning start by beating Sporting Lisbon 2-1 at the Santiago Bernabeu on Wednesday night...

    Karl Matchett Written by Karl Matchett about 8 months ago 8,845 reads 24 comments

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

    Camp Nou, UEFA Champions League Barcelona 7-0 Celtic (FT) Lionel Messi 3' 27' 60', Neymar 49', Andres Iniesta 58', Luis Suarez 75' 88'. —Moussa Dembele missed pen 24'...

    Karl Matchett Written by Karl Matchett about 8 months ago 3,989 reads 6 comments

  9. Has Florentino Perez Had More Transfer Hits or Misses in 2nd Spell as President?

    Real Madrid have long been a club that causes a split of either fierce love or absolute dislike, and that's not just regarding supporters and the team itself...

    Karl Matchett Written by Karl Matchett about 8 months ago 3,896 reads 10 comments

  10. Zidane Has Given Real Madrid Ability to Cope with New Pressure at Top of La Liga

    Just three games into the new 2016/17 season, Zinedine Zidane has already put Real Madrid where those within the club feel they belong: top of La Liga , looking down on their rivals...

    Karl Matchett Written by Karl Matchett about 9 months ago 6,160 reads 13 comments

  11. How Real Madrid Have Fared over the Past 5 Seasons vs. Newly Promoted Teams

    Real Madrid play their third LaLiga game of the season this weekend and face their first test against a newly promoted team, with Osasuna the visitors to the Santiago Bernabeu Stadium...

    Karl Matchett Written by Karl Matchett about 9 months ago 1,487 reads 5 comments

  12. Real Madrid Showing That Life After Cristiano Ronaldo Will Still Be Good

    Three games and one international break into the new 2016/17 season and Cristiano Ronaldo has yet to kick a ball for Real Madrid , with his last on-pitch action being to help Portugal win the Euro 2016 final...

    Karl Matchett Written by Karl Matchett about 9 months ago 12,308 reads 24 comments

  13. How Gareth Bale's Changing Role Has Made Him Real Madrid's Most Complete Forward

    So far, 2016 has been pretty incredible for Gareth Bale : He re-established himself as a critical piece of the Real Madrid team under Zinedine Zidane, won the UEFA Champions League, ...

    Karl Matchett Written by Karl Matchett about 9 months ago 24,208 reads 49 comments

  14. Varane Can End a Decade of Frustration for Zidane's No. 5 Shirt at Real Madrid

    Famous shirt numbers are associated with many players throughout world football, both on the club and international front...

    Karl Matchett Written by Karl Matchett about 9 months ago 16,001 reads 10 comments

  15. Grading Real Madrid on Their 2016 Summer Transfer Window Business

    As far as transfer business goes, Real Madrid were perhaps the quietest of all Europe's major clubs this summer, restricting themselves to minimal changes to the senior squad after winning the UEFA Champions League little more than three months ago...

    Karl Matchett Written by Karl Matchett about 9 months ago 13,056 reads 54 comments

  16. Why Real Madrid Are Better off Selling Isco Than James Rodriguez This Summer

    With the transfer window set to close this week, many major clubs in Europe are looking to seal one last piece of business to set themselves up for the 2016/17 season...

    Karl Matchett Written by Karl Matchett about 9 months ago 8,530 reads 27 comments

  17. Where Could Marco Asensio Rank Among Real Madrid's U21 Signings of Last Decade?

    Think of Real Madrid and transfers, and the usual associations would be with the highest-value, biggest-name players who had been brought to the club in the primes of their respective ...

    Karl Matchett Written by Karl Matchett about 9 months ago 5,243 reads 12 comments

  18. Real Madrid's LaLiga Success Depends on Zidane Overcoming 'Small-Game' Mentality

    A second win at the start of the new Primera Division season for Real Madrid has almost flown under the radar, after Zinedine Zidane's team beat Celta Vigo 2-1 on Saturday in a low-key match in which Los Blancos were not at their best...

    Karl Matchett Written by Karl Matchett about 9 months ago 9,860 reads 6 comments

  19. How Does Zinedine Zidane Compare to Real Madrid's Successful Managers?

    Zinedine Zidane 's exceptional start to life as Real Madrid manager has the fans hoping for another sustained period of success under an idol, with the French boss already ...

    Karl Matchett Written by Karl Matchett about 9 months ago 4,802 reads 10 comments

  20. Gareth Bale's New Contract Shows His Turnaround at Real Madrid Is Complete

    Real Madrid 's start to the 2016/17 season has been near-perfect: a win in the UEFA Super Cup, an opening-day victory in LaLiga at Real Sociedad with a clean sheet and now news that several players are about to be tied down to new contracts...

    Karl Matchett Written by Karl Matchett about 9 months ago 7,380 reads 12 comments

  21. Sergio Ramos' Form a Big Worry Even as Real Madrid's Defence Improves

    Real Madrid got their 2016/17 La Liga season up and running on Sunday night, and it took them less than 100 seconds to show they mean business when Gareth Bale scored the early opener in an eventual 3-0 win over Real Sociedad ...

    Karl Matchett Written by Karl Matchett about 9 months ago 13,592 reads 35 comments

  22. Ultimate Guide to Real Madrid's 2016/17 Season

    Real Madrid are already up and running in competitive action, but the real kick-off date for them is Sunday when the 2016/17 La Liga season gets underway...

    Karl Matchett Written by Karl Matchett about 9 months ago 4,497 reads 16 comments

  23. Predicting the Stars, Breakouts and Disappointments for Real Madrid in 2016/17

    The new La Liga season gets under way at the weekend. Real Madrid will be hoping for a positive start, on an individual level from their players as well as in a team sense, as Zinedine Zidane shapes his side in his first full campaign in charge...

    Karl Matchett Written by Karl Matchett about 9 months ago 8,730 reads 17 comments

  24. Examining the Real Madrid Positional Battles Ahead of 2016/17 Season

    La Liga opens the 2016/17 season at the weekend, and as ever, Real Madrid 's squad is packed with talent who will battle to play a big part in Zinedine Zidane's plans...

    Karl Matchett Written by Karl Matchett about 9 months ago 9,651 reads 34 comments

  25. Barcelona vs. Sevilla: Live Score, Highlights from Spanish Supercopa Second Leg

    Camp Nou, Supercopa second leg Barcelona 3-0 Sevilla (agg 5-0) (FT) Arda Turan 7' 46', Lionel Messi 56'. —Vicente Iborra missed pen 32'...

    Karl Matchett Written by Karl Matchett about 9 months ago 8,461 reads 5 comments