Tag Archives: Real Madrid


Real Madrid, Copa del Rey, quarter-final stage, 4-3, Real Sociedad, goals, video technology, red card

Real Madrid knocked out of Cup 4-3 by visitors Sociedad

02 February, 2020 8:54 am 8:54 am

MADRID (Reuters) – Real Madrid were dumped out of the Copa del Rey at the quarter-final stage on Thursday after losing 4-3 at home to Real Sociedad in a hugely entertaining game which saw two goals ruled out by video technology and a late red card for the visitors. Sociedad’s Sweden forward Alexander Isak inspired … Read More


Real Madrid, down, Atletico, win, Spanish, Super Cup

Real Madrid down Atletico to win Spanish Super Cup

01 January, 2020 12:01 pm 12:01 pm

JEDDAH (Reuters) – Real Madrid were crowned winners of the first edition of the revamped Spanish Super Cup in Saudi Arabia on Sunday, beating city rivals Atletico Madrid 4-1 in a penalty shootout following a goalless draw after extra time in a tense final. The crucial moment in the game came when Real midfielder Federico … Read More


Soccer: Real Madrid scrape 3-2 win over Levante

09 September, 2019 6:27 pm 6:27 pm

MADRID (Reuters) – Real Madrid earned a nervy but vital 3-2 win at home to Levante in La Liga on Saturday, taking a three-goal lead by halftime but conceding twice in a shoddy second-half display which left them clinging on for all three points. Karim Benzema headed Real in front after 25 minutes when he … Read More


Atletico Madrid

Real Madrid 3-7 Atletico Madrid: Diego Costa scores 4, sent off in big derb...

07 July, 2019 4:05 pm 4:05 pm

NEW JERSEY (Web Desk) – Diego Costa scored four goals and was sent off as Atletico Madrid thrashed Real Madrid 7-3 in New Jersey. Costa opened the scoring in the first minute and completed his hat-trick with a 45th-minute penalty. Joao Felix, a £113m summer signing, also scored his first goal for the club as … Read More


Real Madrid ease past Al Ain for fourth Club World Cup title

12 December, 2018 11:21 am 11:21 am

ABU DHABI (Reuters) – Real Madrid lifted the FIFA Club World Cup for a record fourth time after thrashing local side Al Ain 4-1 in the final in Abu Dhabi with the help of impressive distance strikes in either half from midfielders Luka Modric and Marcos Llorente. Recently crowned Ballon d’Or winner Modric took one … Read More


Al Ain coach hoping for Real misfire in FIFA Club World Cup final

12 December, 2018 10:11 am 10:11 am

ABU DHABI (Reuters) – Al Ain coach Zoran Mamic says his side facing Real Madrid in the FIFA Club World Cup final will be like a Smart car racing against a Mercedes Formula One machine, but he thinks there is a chance their more illustrious opponents might break down. The United Arab Emirates Pro League … Read More


Ronaldo on target again as Juve maintain perfect start

10 October, 2018 9:33 am 9:33 am

MILAN (Reuters) – Unstoppable Juventus maintained their perfect start to the season after 10 matches when first-half goals from Rodrigo Bentancur and Cristiano Ronaldo gave them a 2-0 win at Udinese in Serie A . Juventus, chasing an eighth successive league title, have 24 points from their eight matches in Serie A and have won … Read More


Footballer Modric, Marta win Best FIFA player 2018 awards

09 September, 2018 8:13 am 8:13 am

LONDON (Reuters) – Real Madrid’s Croatia midfielder Luka Modric was named Best FIFA Men’s Player of the Year for 2018, while Orlando Pride’s Brazil forward Marta won the women’s award at a ceremony . Modric won the Champions League with Real and then played a major role in Croatia’s run to the World Cup final … Read More


Real Madrid extend perfect start, Atletico lose at Celta

09 September, 2018 9:49 am 9:49 am

MADRID (Reuters) – Real Madrid continued their perfect start to the Liga season by thrashing neighbours Leganes 4-1 at the Bernabeu helped by a Karim Benzema double, while Atletico Madrid slumped to a 2-0 defeat away to Celta Vigo . Gareth Bale scored for the third game running to give the hosts the lead in … Read More


Real maintain perfect start with Benzema’s double

08 August, 2018 8:13 am 8:13 am

MADRID (Reuters) – A second half double from Karim Benzema helped Real Madrid to a 4-1 victory at Girona  and maintain their perfect La Liga start in the post-Cristiano Ronaldo era. Sergio Ramos and Gareth Bale also netted for Julen Lopetegui’s European champions, who appear to have put the disappointment of their Super Cup defeat … Read More


Atletico take sweet revenge on Real to lift Super Cup

08 August, 2018 9:41 am 9:41 am

TALLINN (Reuters) – Atletico Madrid finally got their own back on Real Madrid in European competition by lifting the UEFA Super Cup , snatching a 4-2 win over their city rivals thanks to goals from midfielders Saul Niguez and Koke in extra time. Diego Costa gave Europa League holders Atletico a dream start against Champions … Read More


Ronaldo regrets timing of leaving comments but is still unhappy at Madrid

05 May, 2018 9:51 am 9:51 am

KIEV (Reuters) – Cristiano Ronaldo said he regretted taking the attention away from Real Madrid’s third consecutive Champions League crown after hinting the 3-1 final victory over Liverpool was his last game but reiterated that he is not happy with the club. The Portugal forward had told television network beIN Sports after the historic win … Read More


Mane paints hometown red by donating 300 Liverpool shirts

05 May, 2018 4:11 pm 4:11 pm

MADRID (Reuters) – Liverpool forward Sadio Mane has despatched 300 club jerseys to supporters in his home village of Bambali in Senegal ahead of Saturday’s Champions League final against Real Madrid. Mane’s family still live in the village of 2,000 inhabitants, which is expected to come to a standstill as their favourite son looks to … Read More