1. Real Madrid vs. Rayo Vallecano: Key Issues and Decisions That Will Shape Game

    Other than the fact they both play in white and are based in the Spanish capital, Real Madrid and Rayo Vallecano don't have very much in common...

    Samuel Marsden Written by Samuel Marsden about 4 months ago 7,559 reads 6 comments

  2. Gareth Bale Needs to Impress on Real Madrid Return Against Rayo Vallecano

    The world's most expensive footballer picked a costly time to pick up a knock. Injured after returning from international duty with Wales, Gareth Bale missed Real Madrid 's wins ...

    Samuel Marsden Written by Samuel Marsden about 4 months ago 4,938 reads 15 comments

  3. Why the Current Real Madrid Side Shouldn't Be Compared to Guardiola's Barcelona

    American author Mark Twain once said that "comparison is the death of joy." In football, this statement can prove particularly pertinent at times...

    Samuel Marsden Written by Samuel Marsden about 4 months ago 9,545 reads 84 comments

  4. Real Madrid vs. Liverpool: Key Issues and Decisions That Will Shape UCL Game

    Real Madrid and Liverpool are currently poles apart as they prepare for Tuesday night's Champions League meeting at the Bernabeu...

    Samuel Marsden Written by Samuel Marsden about 4 months ago 10,394 reads 54 comments

  5. Carlo Ancelotti Deserves Credit for Real Madrid's 11-Game Winning Streak

    Cristiano Ronaldo's goals, Isco's evolution, James Rodriguez's adaptation, Karim Benzema's selflessness and the partnership between Luka Modric and Toni Kroos... It's tough to find a Real Madrid player to be critical of at the moment...

    Samuel Marsden Written by Samuel Marsden about 4 months ago 8,866 reads 37 comments

  6. Granada vs. Real Madrid: Key Issues and Decisions That Will Shape La Liga Game

    It's been a frantic end to October for Real Madrid with games coming thick and fast after the international break. It's also been a successful time...

    Samuel Marsden Written by Samuel Marsden about 4 months ago 4,673 reads 3 comments

  7. Isco's Emergence and 5 Reasons Why Real Madrid Have Turned Their Season Around

    For the second time this calendar year, Real Madrid completed La Decima on Wednesday evening by recording a 4-1 win over UE Cornella in the Copa del Rey...

    Samuel Marsden Written by Samuel Marsden about 4 months ago 15,582 reads 33 comments

  8. Raphael Varane Provides Another Glimpse into the Future of Real Madrid's Defence

    It would have been some story. UE Cornella's side includes teachers, dentists and students, and on Wednesday night they were handed the opportunity to square up to the mighty ...

    Samuel Marsden Written by Samuel Marsden about 4 months ago 8,618 reads 47 comments

  9. Cornella vs. Real Madrid: Issues and Decisions That Will Shape Copa Del Rey Game

    A completely different type of match awaits Real Madrid on Wednesday evening after the highs of Anfield and the Clasico...

    Samuel Marsden Written by Samuel Marsden about 4 months ago 6,191 reads 9 comments

  10. Karim Benzema Shrugs off Uncertainty, but Gareth Bale Facing First-Team Fight

    Twice the woodwork thwarted him, but he eventually got his goal. For the second time in four days, Karim Benzema was Real Madrid 's outstanding player, first against Liverpool and now against Barcelona...

    Samuel Marsden Written by Samuel Marsden about 4 months ago 19,079 reads 60 comments

  11. El Clasico: Key Issues That Will Shape Real Madrid vs. Barcelona

    "The biggest game in the world just got bigger," Sid Lowe wrote in the Guardian on Friday. He was, of course, talking about Saturday's showdown between Real Madrid and Barcelona ...

    Samuel Marsden Written by Samuel Marsden about 4 months ago 10,643 reads 72 comments

  12. Ranking and Grading Real Madrid Players on Champions League Performances so Far

    Three games into the Champions League and Real Madrid have already opened up a six point lead at the top of their group...

    Samuel Marsden Written by Samuel Marsden about 4 months ago 4,952 reads 10 comments

  13. Liverpool. vs. Real Madrid: Key Issues That Will Shape Champions League Game

    In the first of two exciting fixtures in the space of four days, Real Madrid travel to England to take on Liverpool in the Champions League at Anfield. Barcelona, who are due at the Bernabeu on Saturday, will have to wait...

    Samuel Marsden Written by Samuel Marsden about 5 months ago 4,724 reads 10 comments

  14. Rotation and Cristiano Ronaldo Set Real Madrid Up for Liverpool and Barcelona

    Levante hasn't been an easy place for Real Madrid to go in recent seasons. Two stoppage time goals somehow earned them a win last season, while a late goal from Alvaro Morata the year before had also handed them three points...

    Samuel Marsden Written by Samuel Marsden about 5 months ago 16,561 reads 68 comments

  15. Levante vs. Real Madrid: Key Issues That Will Shape Liga Game

    It was an untimely international break for Carlo Ancelotti 's Real Madrid, who had just won six straight matches in all competitions...

    Samuel Marsden Written by Samuel Marsden about 5 months ago 6,780 reads 10 comments

  16. 10 Real Madrid Players Who Failed to Shine for Their Country

    Only the best will do at Real Madrid , so naturally, the majority of the players in their squad are the very best their respective countries have to offer...

    Samuel Marsden Written by Samuel Marsden about 5 months ago 4,738 reads 4 comments

  17. An Argument for Cristiano Ronaldo to Win the 2014 Ballon d'Or

    It might have its detractors, and it is certainly far less important than any team competition, but you cannot deny how significant the Ballon d'Or is to Real Madrid 's Cristiano Ronaldo ...

    Samuel Marsden Written by Samuel Marsden about 5 months ago 23,774 reads 242 comments

  18. Why Carlo Ancelotti Is the Unsung Hero for Real Madrid so Far in 2014/15 Season

    So much is made of the ilk and cost of Real Madrid 's players that it is often forgotten it takes a very good manager to bring them all together...

    Samuel Marsden Written by Samuel Marsden about 5 months ago 10,279 reads 51 comments

  19. Realistic Targets for Barcelona When Their Transfer Ban Ends in 2016

    Andoni Zubizarreta was happier than most to see the transfer window close at the end of the summer—it meant Barcelona's sporting director was able to have his first holiday in four years, as he revealed in quotes carried by Spanish newspaper ABC ...

    Samuel Marsden Written by Samuel Marsden about 5 months ago 22,209 reads 19 comments

  20. 5 Issues Real Madrid Need to Work on During the International Break

    Real Madrid will have been disappointed to see the international break swing around this time. After six straight wins and 27 goals scored, Carlo Ancelotti would have been more ...

    Samuel Marsden Written by Samuel Marsden about 5 months ago 6,347 reads 20 comments

  21. 5 Real Madrid Academy Players to Watch out for

    In total, 14 teams and around 250 players make up Real Madrid 's academy. Famously, Raul and Iker Casillas made their way all the way through to the first team, while Nacho Fernandez, ...

    Samuel Marsden Written by Samuel Marsden about 5 months ago 17,016 reads 23 comments

  22. 5 Players to Watch in Spain's Euro 2016 Qualifier with Slovakia

    After sauntering to a 5-1 win over Macedonia in their bid to qualify for France 2016, Spain are now looking to move on to nine points from nine with fixtures against Slovakia and Luxembourg...

    Samuel Marsden Written by Samuel Marsden about 5 months ago 1,819 reads 2 comments

  23. Why Gareth Bale Is Under Most Pressure for Real Madrid Following Athletic Win

    Less than a month after he had come in for criticism from the Real Madrid fans, Iker Casillas' name was greeted with a reception more fitting of the club legend which he is prior to Sunday night's demolition of Athletic Bilbao...

    Samuel Marsden Written by Samuel Marsden about 5 months ago 6,394 reads 17 comments

  24. Real Madrid vs. Athletic Club: Key Issues That Will Shape La Liga Game

    An interesting fixture awaits the Bernabeu on Sunday night. Real Madrid , who have won three league matches in a row after back-to-back defeats, take on Athletic Club, who finished fourth last season...

    Samuel Marsden Written by Samuel Marsden about 5 months ago 2,388 reads 1 comments

  25. 5 Real Madrid Weaknesses Other Teams Can Expose in 2014/15 Season

    Real Madrid 's victory against Razgrad Ludogorets in Bulgaria on Wednesday night extended their winning streak to five games...

    Samuel Marsden Written by Samuel Marsden about 5 months ago 11,731 reads 35 comments