Wednesday, November 14, 2018

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    Solari named permanent Real Madrid coach

Solari named permanent Real Madrid coach

Real Madrid have announced the appointment of their team B coach, Santiago Solari on a permanent basis.The Spanish club made the announcement in a short statement posted on their website last night, with Solari handed a three-year contract."The board of directors of Real Madrid C.F., which met today, 13 November 2018, has agreed to appoint Santiago Solari as first-team coach until [...]

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    UCL: Man United upset Juventus as City, Real Madrid win big

UCL: Man United upset Juventus as City, Real Madrid win big

Manchester United inflicted the first defeat of the season on Juventus with a 2-1 win at the Allianz stadium in Turin, thanks to two late goals.In a game reminiscent of a United team built by Sir Alex Ferguson which was notorious for late wins, Jose Mourinho and his boys rolled back the years to hand United their second win in [...]

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    Real Madrid sack Lopetegui as Solaris takes over

Real Madrid sack Lopetegui as Solaris takes over

Julen Lopetegui has been sacked by Real Madrid, less than two days after Barcelona defeated the club in the first El Clasico of the season.Lopetegui moved to Real in the summer after quitting Spain days before their World Cup campaign began.The coach has seen his team struggle through an inconsistent start to the season and the club currently sits ninth [...]

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    No Messi but Barca annihilate Real Madrid through Suarez hat-trick

No Messi but Barca annihilate Real Madrid through Suarez hat-trick

A Barcelona team bereft of Lionel Messi annihilated La Liga arch-rival Real Madrid 5-1 in the first El Clasico of the season.Barcelona had a brighter start in the first El Clasico without either Lionel Messi or Cristiano Ronaldo for over a decade - and they duly took the lead through the ex-Liverpool man.A sweeping move down the left saw Jordi [...]

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    Euro roundup: Juventus continue perfect run as Real Madrid’s slump persists

Euro roundup: Juventus continue perfect run as Real Madrid’s slump persists

It was contrasting fortunes for big European clubs as Real Madrid lost at lowly Alaves while Juventus made it eight wins in as many league games. TheCable reviews the performance of major European clubs over the weekend.EnglandLiverpool, Chelsea and Manchester City continued their unbeaten streak in this season's EPL campaign, all going joint-top of the table.Chelsea defeated Southampton 3-0 away [...]

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    Unbeaten Juve record big win as Real Madrid endure narrow loss

Unbeaten Juve record big win as Real Madrid endure narrow loss

The second matchday of the UEFA Champions League group stage saw champions Real Madrid lose, Bayern Munich and Manchester United were held in disappointing displays while Juventus continued their perfect start to the season.Hoffenheim 1-2 Manchester CityManchester City needed a late goal to earn their first win in Europe this season, a come-from-behind 2-1 win in Germany. Hoffenheim scored after [...]

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    Luka Modric, the undisputed world’s best player

Luka Modric, the undisputed world’s best player

Finally, the era of Cristiano Ronaldo and Lionel Messi snapping up every individual football honour is over, and the man who broke the jinx is Real Madrid's Luka Modric.Fresh from winning UEFA men's player of the year award in August, the diminutive Croatian playmaker known for his long-range strikes and accurate passes added the FIFA Best men's award on Monday.The [...]

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    UCL: Ronaldo sent off in Juventus win as Man City suffer shock loss

UCL: Ronaldo sent off in Juventus win as Man City suffer shock loss

Cristiano Ronaldo was sent off in the first half as Juventus defeated Valencia 2-0 in their UEFA Champions League opener on a night which also witnessed a shock 1-2 loss for Manchester City at home to Olympic Lyon.On his UCL debut for Juventus, the 33-year-old former Real Madrid top marksman was given his marching orders midway through the game after his [...]

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    Modric beats Salah, Ronaldo to UEFA player of the year award

Modric beats Salah, Ronaldo to UEFA player of the year award

Real Madrid midfielder, Luka Modric, has been awarded the 2018 UEFA men’s player award ahead of Cristiano Ronaldo and Mohammed Salah.The 33-year-old Croatian captain who won the golden ball at the 2018 World Cup was Real Madrid's midfield engine and chief creator on the road to a third consecutive Champions League crown.This is the first time the award is being handed [...]

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    UCL: Ronaldo returns to Old Trafford as Juventus draw Man United

UCL: Ronaldo returns to Old Trafford as Juventus draw Man United

Real Madrid start a third consecutive defence of their UCL crown against Roma, CSKA Moscow and Viktoria Plzen in the group stage.The draws, handled by Real and Atletico Madrid players, Kaka and Diego Forlan respectively, placed the 13-time champions in the same group as Roma, the slayers of Barcelona last season.Barcelona, who have won their group in the last 11 [...]

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    Spain sack coach on eve of World Cup

Spain sack coach on eve of World Cup

Spain has sacked Julen Lopetegui as the national team coach, a day before the World Cup begins.Luis Rubiales, RFEF president, is said to be "furious" and "deeply upset" over Real Madrid's confirmation of Lopetegui as their new gaffer.Lopetegui had penned a new contract until 2020 just weeks ago, but the allure of succeeding Zinedine Zidane was irresistible.The coach's sack comes [...]

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    Zidane steps down as coach of Real Madrid

Zidane steps down as coach of Real Madrid

Zinedine Zidane has resigned as Real Madrid gaffer, days after becoming the first coach to win the Champions League in three consecutive seasons.Appearing at a press conference on Thursday, Zidane said: "I have taken the decision to not continue going into the next season."For me and for everybody, I think the moment to change has arrived. It was not an [...]

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    Egyptian lawyer files €1bn lawsuit against Ramos over Salah’s injury

Egyptian lawyer files €1bn lawsuit against Ramos over Salah’s injury

Bassem Wahba, an Egyptian lawyer, has filed a €1 billion lawsuit against Sergio Ramos, claiming he "intentionally injured" Mohamed Salah during the Champions League final.Salah left the field in tears on Saturday when Real Madrid beat Liverpool to win a third straight Champions League title.Although there were fears that the 25-year-old may miss the World Cup, he assured fans on [...]

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    Liverpool vs R’Madrid: Hunger to do ‘big things’ meets advantage of experience

Liverpool vs R’Madrid: Hunger to do ‘big things’ meets advantage of experience

In a few hours, Liverpool and Real Madrid will lock horns to decide the best team in Europe for the 2017/18 season.A bunch of moving parts -- the standout players, formation, tactical wit of the coaches -- will be at play when the run around begins in Kiev.Jurgen Klopp has lost his last five finals while Zidane has won two [...]

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    Bale rescued draw for Real Madrid against unbeaten Barcelona

Bale rescued draw for Real Madrid against unbeaten Barcelona

Gareth Bale equalised for Real Madrid as the Spanish capital club played out an entertaining 2-2 draw at the Camp Nou stadium, with both Cristiano Ronaldo and Lionel Messi also on the scoresheet in El Clasico.In an entertaining see-saw match, Barcelona had a Luis Suarez goal disallowed for a wrong offside call, while the referee also denied Madrid a penalty [...]

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    Liverpool survive scare to join Real Madrid in final

Liverpool survive scare to join Real Madrid in final

Liverpool will slug it out with Real Madrid in the Champions League final, after surviving a scare at the Stadio Olimpico to defeat Roma 7-6 on aggregate.Roma needed another miracle after a 5-2 shellacking in the first leg and were so close on the night, with two late goals earning them a 4-2 win against a Liverpool side who looked [...]

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