Reigning La Liga champions Real Madrid host Borussia Monchengladbach in the pivotal final game of the Champions League group stage on Wednesday night.
Real Madrid have been European Champions for 1,012 days, but their time is up. In 88 days, the 2019 final will be held just 14km away at the home of rivals Atlético, but for the first time in three years they will not be there.
The Spanish giants are aiming to secure their third successive global title, but must overcome the United Arab Emirates outfit Real Madrid can become the most successful side in the history of the Club World Cup when they face off against Al Ain in the 2018 final. The Liga giants are the reigning champions and are […]
Gareth Bale is serving notice that he is ready to shine without Cristiano Ronaldo, factoring in both goals as Real Madrid wrapped up their US tour with a 2-1 win over Roma on Tuesday. Bale and Marco Asensio scored for Real Madrid who put on a strong performance especially in the first half of the […]
TEHRAN – Real Madrid football team defeated Liverpool 3-1 in the 2018 UEFA Champions League final Saturday night. In the match held in Kiev’s Olimpiyskiy Stadium, Egypt talisman Mohamed Salah was forced to exit the game in tears after suffering an apparent shoulder injury in the 31st minute. Karim Benzema gave Real Madrid the lead […]
Liverpool will attempt to end Cristiano Ronaldo and Real Madrid’s recent dominance in the Champions League when the sides meet in Saturday’s final in Kiev, with Reds manager Jurgen Klopp insisting experience is not everything. The goals of Mohamed Salah have helped the English side reach their first final in 11 years, but this has […]
TEHRAN – Iranian Marítimo goalkeeper Amir Abedzadeh admits he ‘dreams’ of playing for Real Madrid. The 25-year-old goalkeeper is the son of former Iranian national team goalkeeper Ahmad Reza Abedzadeh. “My main goal is playing in Spain especially for Real Madrid. I’ve always liked to play for the Galacticos since I was a child. I […]
Unai Emery said that the preparation for this game started at the Camp Nou last season but he cannot have meant like this. It was not three goals in seven minutes and it is not decisive yet but Paris Saint-Germain did concede twice in that period to leave them facing another premature European exit. They still have […]
At the beginning of the clásico, a huge banner was unfurled at the south end of the ground welcoming a “White Christmas”. At the end, it was the handful of Barcelona fans high in the opposite stand who celebrated. Way below, their players applauded back, marking a victory whose consequences will be profound: theirs will […]
Often symbolised as pitting the pride of Catalonia against Spain’s capital, the ‘El Clasico’ between Barcelona and Real Madrid is a match laced with political and social as much as sporting tension. Even more so this week when the sides face off in Madrid on Saturday lunchtime just over 36 hours after polls will close […]