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Archives: Carlo Ancelotti

Real Madrid continuing to struggle against La Liga’s top clubs this season

Posted on by Peter Quinn
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Earlier this season, Real Madrid were running past opponents at a record pace, as Carlo Ancelotti’s side went on a 22-match winning streak in all competitions from October to December. But lately the Spanish giants have been dealt some adversity. … Continue reading

Luka Modric will not be in Real Madrid’s squad against Villarreal

Posted on by Peter Quinn
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Real Madrid manager Carlo Ancelotti has confirmed midfielder Luka Modric will not be included in the match day squad against Villarreal on Sunday. Speaking at his pre-match press conference ahead of the league match, Ancelotti expressed that even though the … Continue reading

Real Madrid finding their feet and grinding out results following derby defeat

Posted on by Peter Quinn
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Real Madrid continued with their recent trend of grinding out results following the 4-0 derby day defeat to Atletico Madrid. Leading up to the match against their city rivals, the reigning European and world champions’ performances were dealing with adversity … Continue reading

Carlo Ancelotti not concerned by Real Madrid’s failure to renew his contract

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New Real Madrid coach Ancelotti holds a Real Madrid jersey as he poses with the club's President Perez during his official presentation at Santiago Bernabeu stadium in Madrid

In recent weeks, much has been made about Real Madrid’s failure to extend manager Carlo Ancelotti’s contract past June 2016. Stories have surfaced in the Spanish press stating that the second year boss will not be offered an extension if … Continue reading

Carlo Ancelotti targets March return for midfielder Luka Modric

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Speaking ahead of his side’s encounter with Almeria on Sunday, Real Madrid manager Carlo Ancelotti informed the media he is targeting a March return for midfielder Luka Modric. The Croatia international returned to first-team training this week after being sidelined since … Continue reading

Carlo Ancelotti confident Real Madrid will return to previous heights

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Real Madrid manager Carlo Ancelotti believes his team needs to start playing well again and is confident they will take steps towards improving recent performances this evening against Schalke 04. The Italian boss was speaking ahead of his side’s Champions … Continue reading

Martin Odegaard omitted from Real Madrid’s Champions League squad

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Real Madrid manager Carlo Ancelotti has selected his 20-man squad which will travel to Gelsenkirchen for the Champions League Round of 16 first-leg match against Schalke 04, and a surprise omission from the team is Norwegian teenager Martin Odegaard. Odegaard … Continue reading

Lucas Silva and Martin Odegaard preparing to make Real Madrid debuts

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Real Madrid Training Session

Lucas Silva and Martin Odegaard are set to make their Real Madrid debuts during the club’s next two matches against Deportivo La Coruna and FC Shalke 04, respectively. The two midfielders were both signed during the January transfer window but neither … Continue reading

Carlo Ancelotti refuses to be drawn into Ronaldo birthday party debate

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Speaking ahead of Saturday’s match against Deportivo La Coruna, Real Madrid manager Carlo Ancelotti has refused to be drawn into the debate surrounding Cristiano Ronaldo’s 30th birthday party following last weekend’s 4-0 derby defeat to Atletico Madrid. Ronaldo has faced … Continue reading

Real Madrid goalkeeper Iker Casillas set to be dropped against Deportivo La Coruna

Posted on by Peter Quinn
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Real Madrid goalkeeper Iker Casillas is set to be dropped from this weekend’s starting eleven against Deportivo La Coruna. Manager Carlo Ancelotti has been training with Keylor Navas in front of goal this week, and it’s clear that the Costa … Continue reading

Sami Khedira and James Rodriguez to be fined for attending Ronaldo birthday bash

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According to various reports in Spain, Real Madrid are set to fine Sami Khedira and James Rodriguez for attending Cristiano Ronaldo’s 30th birthday party on Saturday night. Madrid officials are not happy that some players and staff chose to attend the birthday bash following … Continue reading

Sami Khedira will not start another match for Real Madrid, says report

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According to the Spanish radio program El Larguero, midfielder Sami Khedira will not start another match for Real Madrid for the rest of this season. The German international was already set to miss the next three weeks after straining a hamstring during his … Continue reading

Real Madrid have lost their hunger and are searching for answers

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Those who have followed Real Madrid this season have seen trouble brewing since the club returned from its winter break. In their first match of the new year, Carlo Ancelotti’s side saw their 22-match winning streak snapped by a resurgent Valencia. That … Continue reading

Real Madrid dealt second injury blow as Sergio Ramos ruled out for six weeks

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Real Madrid have been dealt a second injury blow within 48 hours. Defender Sergio Ramos has been ruled out for six weeks after tearing a hamstring in his left leg during Madrid’s 2-1 victory over Sevilla on Wednesday. The injury to … Continue reading

Real Madrid dealing with adversity heading into the Madrid derby

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For the most part it’s been pretty smooth sailing for Real Madrid and Carlo Ancelotti this season. The reigning Club World Cup and European champions ran riot over their opposition heading into the winter break, winning 22 straight matches in … Continue reading

Lucas Silva and Martin Odegaard left out of respective squads for Real Madrid

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Real Madrid Training Session

Real Madrid fans have been made to wait a little longer to see the club’s latest high-profile January signings. During his pre-match press conference on Friday, manager Carlo Ancelotti commented on the possibility of midfielder Lucas Silva making his debut … Continue reading

Lucas Silva to be included in Real Madrid squad this weekend

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Manager Carlo Ancelotti has ruled out the possibility of new-signee Lucas Silva making his full debut this weekend against Real Sociedad. But the Real Madrid boss has confirmed that the Brasileiro league defensive midfielder of the year will be included … Continue reading

Martin Odegaard likely to debut for Real Madrid Castilla on February 1st

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Norway international Martin Odegaard will not be making his debut for Real Madrid Castilla this weekend. Coach Zinedine Zidane has not named the 16-year-old prodigy in his squad for the local derby against Fuenlabrada at the Estadio Alfredo di Stefano. … Continue reading