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Archives: Real Madrid

Real Madrid players confronted by angry supporters after El Clasico defeat

Posted on by Peter Quinn

Real Madrid supporters have never been shy of voicing their displeasure when the team has failed to meet their high expectations. Over the past few weeks, manager Carlo Ancelotti and his players have been consistently jeered and whistled during home … Continue reading

el Clasico featuring Barcelona vs Real Madrid: Starting lineups, TV times and open thread

Posted on by Alex Muller

The biggest club match of the season thus far kicks off today at Camp Nou as Barcelona plays Real Madrid in el Clasico. Programming note: For viewers in the United States, Barcelona vs Real Madrid is being shown exclusively on … Continue reading

Carlo Ancelotti believes El Clasico will not be decisive towards title

Posted on by Peter Quinn

Real Madrid manager Carlo Ancelotti believes today’s El Clasico will not be the determining factor as to who will finish on top of La Liga at the end of the season. However, Ancelotti says the attitude of the players in the … Continue reading

Exclusive interview with Guillem Balague about el Clasico

Posted on by Matt Jones

With today’s momentous el Clasico looming, I had the distinct pleasure of discussing the game with esteemed pundit and writer Guillem Balague. Guillem has penned some superb books on some iconic figures in the Spanish game and opened up about how … Continue reading

Everything you need to know about el Clasico between Barcelona and Real Madrid

Posted on by Alex Muller

The first el Clasico of 2015 will be watched by a global viewing audience of more than 400 million. It is, without a doubt, the biggest club game in all of soccer. Here’s everything you need to know about el Clasico … Continue reading

Ask your el Clasico, La Liga and soccer questions to Pete Quinn at 1pm ET today

Posted on by Alex Muller

World Soccer Talk writer and La Liga expert Pete Quinn will answer your el Clasico, La Liga and any other soccer questions at 1pm ET / 11am PT today in a Twitter takeover at @worldsoccertalk. To post your questions to Pete … Continue reading

Iconic el Clasico Moments: Fans throw pig’s head at Luis Figo in Camp Nou [VIDEO]

Posted on by Matt Jones

Barcelona 0-0 Real Madrid, November 23, 2002 For a supporter, there aren’t many greater acts of treachery a player can commit than leaving for a massive rival. But there are few more high profile than when Luis Figo swapped the iconic … Continue reading

Barcelona vs Real Madrid predicted lineups and team news for el Clasico

Posted on by Ayo Isaiah

Its the second Clasico of the season, Barcelona hosts Real Madrid on Sunday (4pm ET kickoff) in completely different circumstances to the previous fixture last October. On that occasion, Real were the in form side and despite Neymar’s early goal, … Continue reading

Real Madrid must stop Lionel Messi to defeat Barcelona

Posted on by Peter Quinn

It’s not exactly a groundbreaking declaration to say: “If you can stop Lionel Messi, you can stop Barcelona.” The four-time Ballon d’Or winner is arguably one of the best players of all-time whose trophy haul includes numerous individual and team awards throughout … Continue reading

Barcelona vs Real Madrid: How to watch el Clasico online

Posted on by Alex Muller

Sunday’s el Clasico between Barcelona and Real Madrid promises to be a scintillating game featuring the best players in the world on one pitch — Messi, Ronaldo, Neymar, Suarez and others. Programming note: If you live in the United States, the game … Continue reading

Who will win the El Clasico? Barcelona or Real Madrid?

Posted on by Ayo Isaiah

The two biggest clubs in Spanish soccer face off once again in one of the most anticipated soccer matches on the planet. Barcelona are top of the league and could go four points clear with a victory while Real Madrid … Continue reading

Where to find Barcelona vs Real Madrid on US TV and Internet: el Clasico

Posted on by Alex Muller

If you’re asking yourself “Where can I find el Clasico on TV or Internet in the United States,” here are all of the details you need. There’s only one TV network in the United States that has the rights to show … Continue reading

El Clasico showdown could be La Liga title decider, says Gerard Pique

Posted on by Peter Quinn

Barcelona defender Gerard Pique believes Sunday’s El Clasico could be the title deciding moment in La Liga with ten games left in the campaign. La Blaugrana currently hold a one point advantage over their Madrid rivals, and a victory this weekend would increase … Continue reading

Real Madrid will need ‘luck’ to beat Barcelona, says Karim Benzema

Posted on by Peter Quinn

Real Madrid striker Karim Benzema believes his side are on “great form” right now, but will need “a bit of luck” to secure all three points against Barcelona this weekend. While the majority of his teammates have refused to talk to the media … Continue reading

el Clasico preview: Barcelona-Real Madrid prepare to battle for honors of best team in world

Posted on by Bradley King

When Barcelona and Real Madrid meet, the football world stops to observe the internal plots of the two biggest clubs in the world intertwining on the global stage. But when the latest El Clasico gets underway on Sunday night, the … Continue reading

Paul Pogba’s agent says Real Madrid throw away players like used towels

Posted on by Peter Quinn

Paul Pogba’s agent Mino Raiola has continued his verbal assault on Real Madrid by declaring the La Liga club buys players “like you buy a facecloth – and then throws them away like a facecloth.” Despite signing a contract extension with … Continue reading

Real Madrid players close ranks ahead of El Clasico showdown

Posted on by Peter Quinn

Real Madrid have decided to circle the wagons and close ranks after weeks of being battered by the media and their own supporters. The reigning European and world champions have not been able to replicate the form that saw them win 22 straight matches … Continue reading

Iconic el Clasico moments: Di Stefano shows Barcelona what they missed out on [VIDEO]

Posted on by Matt Jones
Di Stefano

Real Madrid 5-0 Barcelona, 5 October 1953 The transfer wrangle between Barcelona and Real Madrid for the signature of Alfredo di Stefano was one of the most complex in the history of the game. Indeed, both of the illustrious Spanish … Continue reading