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Real Madrid team news: Ronaldo makes first appearance of La Liga season

Cristiano Ronaldo is in the line-up for Real Madrid’s match against Real Betis, marking his first appearance of the La Liga season after serving a five-match suspension. Ronaldo, who received the ban for shoving the referee during last month’s Supercopa de Espana, will start up top alongside Isco and Gareth …

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Bale & Mayoral avert a Madrid crisis as Ronaldo prepares to return

Gareth Bale loves playing at Anoeta. The 28-year-old has been booed by Real Madrid fans at the Santiago Bernabeu recently, but always seems to find something special away to Real Sociedad. He did so again on Sunday and, along with Borja Mayoral, helped avert a crisis for Los Blancos in La Liga. …

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Betting: Real Madrid worthy favourites to secure a hat-trick of Champions League titles

Who are you backing for the Champions League this season? Will it be the usual suspects in the finale come 26 May in Kiev? Or will we see a contender emerge from the pack? 888Sport have a huge range of markets available ahead of the tournament, from the outright winner …

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Tottenham determined to fight Real Madrid for Champions League top spot, says Pochettino

Tottenham are not assuming Real Madrid will finish first in Champions League Group H, according to Mauricio Pochettino. Spurs 9/2 to win Group H Madrid, crowned European champions in three of the last four seasons, are top seeds in a fiercely competitive group that also includes Spurs, Borussia Dortmund and …

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Pele congratulates Ronaldo on joining history’s ‘elite five’ goalscorers

Cristiano Ronaldo has been congratulated on passing Pele in the international scoring charts by the man himself. The Real Madrid superstar took his international goal tally for Portugal to 78 on Thursday by bagging a hat-trick in a World Cup qualifying clash with the Faroe Islands. Portugal 17/20 to win …

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Ferguson: Real Madrid team to beat in Champions League

Seeking a Champions League three-peat, the former Manchester United boss said it is hard to look past the La Liga champions in Europe this season Former Manchester United manager Alex Ferguson lauded Juventus’ dominance but believes it will be difficult to dethrone Champions League titleholders Real Madrid this season. Madrid …

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Asensio will win Ballon d’Or – Vazquez

Marco Asensio will win the Ballon d’Or one day, according to Real Madrid team-mate Lucas Vazquez. Asensio, 21, has starred early in the season, scoring four goals in five games in all competitions, including a brace against Valencia on Sunday. The three-time Spain international was lauded by Vazquez, who joined him in …

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Zidane: Bale a key player despite Madrid boos

Real Madrid head coach Zinedine Zidane insists Gareth Bale remains a key player for the Spanish and European champions after he was booed on Sunday. Bale came in for extra attention from the Santiago Bernabeu crowd following Madrid’s 2-2 draw against Valencia in La Liga. The 28-year-old Wales international – …

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Deportivo La Coruna 0 Real Madrid 3: Bale nets as champions make confident start

Real Madrid began their LaLiga title defence with a 3-0 away win over Deportivo, Gareth Bale among the scorers. Gareth Bale netted and Sergio Ramos saw red as Real Madrid swept to a confident 3-0 away victory over Deportivo La Coruna to open their LaLiga title defence. Zinedine Zidane called …

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Real Madrid v Barcelona Betting Special: Isco can steal the spotlight at the Bernabeu

Having lost 3-1 at home in the first leg of the Spanish Super Cup against Real Madrid on Sunday night there is both good news and bad news for Barcelona. The bad news is that they need to score at least three goals in the second leg to keep alive their …

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Ronaldo could miss up to 12 matches for shove on referee

Cristiano Ronaldo could be suspended for as many as 12 matches after referee Ricardo de Burgos Bengoetxea included the Real Madrid star’s shove in his match report. After scoring and removing his shirt to earn a yellow card in the Spanish Super Cup first leg against Barcelona, Ronaldo was shown a second yellow card …

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Real Madrid-bound Vinicius Junior scores first goal for Flamengo

Brazilian teenager Vinicius Junior gave Real Madrid fans a glimpse of the future after scoring his first professional goal for Flamengo. Vinicius is set to join Madrid in 2019 after signing a deal reportedly worth €45 million with the La Liga and Champions League titleholders in May. Real Madrid 10/11 …

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Mourinho impressed by Lukaku & Matic despite mistakes in Real Madrid loss

Romelu Lukaku made a good impression on Jose Mourinho on his competitive debut for Manchester United, despite missing an open goal in Tuesday’s 2-1 defeat to Real Madrid. Zinedine Zidane’s men claimed UEFA Super Cup glory in Skopje thanks to goals from Casemiro and Isco, with Lukaku netting just after …

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Real Madrid 2 Barcelona 3: Neymar and Messi lead Valverde’s men to ICC title

Goal from Ivan Rakitic, Lionel Messi and Gerard Pique helped Barcelona to Clasico success and the ICC trophy on Saturday. Barcelona claimed the International Champions Cup after prevailing 3-2 in a thrilling Clasico encounter against bitter rivals Real Madrid. The United States edition of the pre-season tournament went to Barca thanks to …

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ICC 2017: Fixtures, teams, TV & guide to the International Champions Cup

Real Madrid, Barcelona and Manchester United will take part in this summer’s ICC, which will be played in the United States, China and Singapore The fifth edition of the International Champions Cup kicks off on Tuesday, with many of European football’s top clubs once again signed up to take part. …

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‘Today was a positive for him’ – Mourinho praises Martial but wants consistency

The French forward offered a timely reminder of his talent against Real Madrid and his manager wants more of the same Jose Mourinho wants more consistency from Anthony Martial after the Manchester United forward impressed in Sunday’s win over Real Madrid. Martial offered a timely reminder of his attacking prowess …

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Is there any question Gareth Bale is ready for new season?

Following an injury-plagued season, the Real Madrid forward showed just what he is capable of during training at UCLA on Monday You could be forgiven for being rusty early in pre-season but Gareth Bale looks as sharp as ever. Bale and Real Madrid have only just started preparing for La Liga …

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