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Archives: Copa del Rey

Fernando Torres Could Start Against Real Madrid As Illness Sidelines Mario Mandzukic

Posted on by Peter Quinn
Torres

Atletico Madrid striker Mario Mandzukic has been suffering from the flu and missed yesterday’s training session with the squad. That means manager Diego Simeone may choose to start Fernando Torres during today’s decisive leg in the Copa del Rey Round of 16 … Continue reading

Carlo Ancelotti Expects Intense Conclusion To The Latest Edition Of The Madrid Derby

Posted on by Peter Quinn
Ancelotti

Speaking ahead of tomorrow’s Copa del Rey Round of 16 second leg against Atletico Madrid, manager Carlo Ancelotti gave his thoughts on what he expects to see from both sides in this latest – and crucial – version of the … Continue reading

Diego Simeone Believes Atletico Madrid Players Are ‘Not Afraid Of Death’

Posted on by Peter Quinn
Raul García of Atlético Madrid

During an interview with Spanish television, Atletico Madrid manager Diego Simeone stated that he believes his team is “not afraid of death” and understands it has “worse players than other teams on paper.” The Argentinian boss is confident that this realization and lack of … Continue reading

Fernando Torres To Start Against Real Madrid In The Copa Del Rey

Posted on by Peter Quinn
Torres

Speaking at his pre-match press conference, Atletico Madrid manager Diego Simeone informed the media that he will start on-loan striker Fernando Torres against Real Madrid in Wednesday’s Copa del Rey Round of 16 first leg at the Vicente Calderon. While … Continue reading

Top 5 Must-See Soccer Games On TV This Week

Posted on by Matt Jones
Gerrard

New year, new you, but still loads and loads of great soccer. The dawn of a new year brings one of the most exciting weekends of the English football season—even if it is spread over five days this time round—as … Continue reading

Fernando Torres Passes Medical And Trains With Atletico Madrid Teammates

Posted on by Peter Quinn
TorresTeammates

Fernando Torres has passed his medical with Atletico Madrid and completed his first full training session with his new teammates. The on-loan striker from AC Milan took part in a solo training session late Tuesday afternoon, but today commenced work … Continue reading

WATCH Real Madrid Win Copa Del Rey Final Against Barcelona: Match Highlights [VIDEO]

Posted on by Siddharth Dhruva
real-madrid

Man of the match Gareth Bale scored a stunning goal to earn Real Madrid their 19th Copa del Rey title against Barcelona on Wednesday. After Marc Bartra cancelled out Angel Di Maria’s opener, Bale stormed out of the left-wing, running … Continue reading

WATCH Gareth Bale’s Amazing Goal For Real Madrid Against Barcelona [GIF]

Posted on by Alex Muller
gareth-bale

Gareth Bale scored the winning goal in the Copa del Rey final today in Spain, to give Real Madrid the 2-1 win. And in typical Bale fashion, this was a goal from the gods. It reminded me of his goal … Continue reading

Where to Find Real Madrid-Barcelona Copa del Rey Final On US TV & Internet

Posted on by Siddharth Dhruva
Athletic Bilbao v Barcelona - Copa del Rey Final

Cristiano Ronaldo has been ruled out of today’s Copa del Rey final against Barcelona. The game, which will be televised live in the United States on ESPN and ESPN Deportes at 3pm ET, should be yet another intense encounter between … Continue reading

Vicente del Bosque Announces Spain’s Provisional 30-Man Squad For FIFA World Cup 2010 Part Three

Posted on by Andy Pineda

On Tuesday, the goalkeepers and defenders were discussed, and Wednesday, the midfielders were discussed.  With all of the creative talent in the midfield, that will bring the pressure on the forwards to convert the multitudes of chances that Xavi, Xabi … Continue reading

La Liga Review: The Guillotine Falls On Manolo Jiménez

Posted on by Andy Pineda

When Sevilla hosted cellar-dweller Xerez on Tuesday evening, an aura of uneasiness surrounded the Estadio Ramón Sánchez Pizjuán.  In the front of the Sevillistas‘ minds was the poor form of their team.  An extended run of indolent performances culminated on Saturday … Continue reading

La Liga Review: Has Barcelona Been Figured Out?

Posted on by Andy Pineda

A ridiculous question with what should be a simple answer.  First, a cursory investigation.  Is Barcelona on top of the standings in La Liga?  Yes.  Has Barcelona obtained sixty-one points from twenty-four matches, one more point than it had at … Continue reading