Lewandowski bags double for 'blessed' Barca, Benzema strikes late for Real
Barcelona

Lewandowski bags double for 'blessed' Barca, Benzema strikes late for Real

Madrid (AFP) – Veteran star strikers Robert Lewandowski and Karim Benzema both hit doubles on Sunday in contrasting victories for Barcelona and La Liga leaders Real Madrid.  Lewandowski scored twice for the second game in a row as Jules Kounde made his debut in Barcelona's 4-0 cruise past Valladolid. Later, Real Madrid struggled for 88 […]

Barcelona

/ 37 days ago

Lewandowski bags double for 'blessed' Barca, Benzema strikes late for Real

Madrid (AFP) – Veteran star strikers Robert Lewandowski and Karim Benzema both hit doubles on Sunday in contrasting victories for Barcelona and La Liga leaders Real Madrid.  Lewandowski scored twice for the second game in a row as Jules Kounde made his debut in Barcelona's 4-0 cruise past Valladolid. Later, Real Madrid struggled for 88 […]
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Barcelona

/ 37 days ago

Lewandowski bags double for 'blessed' Barca, Benzema srikes late for Real

Madrid (AFP) – Veteran star strikers Robert Lewandowski and Karim Benzema both hit doubles on Sunday in contrasting victories for Barcelona and La Liga leaders Real Madrid.  Lewandowski scored twice for the second game in a row as Jules Kounde made his debut as Barcelona cruised past Valladolid 4-0. In the late game on Sunday, […]
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Real Madrid defeat Eintracht Frankfurt to win fifth UEFA Super Cup

Helsinki (AFP) – Goals from David Alaba and Karim Benzema gave Real Madrid a 2-0 victory over Eintracht Frankfurt and a fifth UEFA Super Cup on Wednesday. While Frankfurt were dangerous, particularly in the first half, Madrid's experience and individual quality saw them through, as it did so often in their victorious 2021-22 Champions League […]
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Leagues: La Liga

/ 56 days ago

Real Madrid hope stability breeds success as La Liga kicks off

Madrid (AFP) – Real Madrid are hoping a summer of stability sets them up for a successful defence of the Spanish title as the season kicks off in La Liga this weekend, despite some eye-catching moves in the transfer market from Barcelona. Madrid set the ball rolling on Wednesday against Eintracht Frankfurt in the UEFA […]
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Real Madrid motivated ahead of Frankfurt Super Cup clash

Helsinki (AFP) – Real Madrid are determined not to be knocked off their perch at the summit of European football this season as they prepare to start their campaign against Eintracht Frankfurt in the UEFA Super Cup in Helsinki on Wednesday. Madrid coach Carlo Ancelotti, who is the only manager to win the Champions League […]
ByAFP

Juventus

/ 66 days ago

Benzema, Asensio on target as Real Madrid down Juventus 2-0 in friendly

Los Angeles (AFP) – Karim Benzema converted an early penalty and Marco Asensio added a second-half insurance goal as Real Madrid beat Juventus 2-0 in a pre-season friendly at California's Rose Bowl on Saturday. With his eye on Real Madrid's European Super Cup clash with Eintracht Frankfurt in 10 days, coach Carlo Ancelotti started the […]
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Chelsea

/ 106 days ago

Rudiger says Ancelotti key to Real Madrid move

Madrid (AFP) – Antonio Rudiger said on Monday Carlo Ancelotti was instrumental in his decision to join Real Madrid from Chelsea this summer. Rudiger has moved to the Santiago Bernabeu on a free transfer after choosing not to extend his Chelsea contract. The 29-year-old defender has signed a four-year deal with the reigning Spanish and […]
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Barcelona

/ 107 days ago

El Clásico tickets almost sold out for Barca-Real Madrid in Vegas

Tickets to the hottest soccer game this summer are almost sold out for Barca-Real Madrid in Las Vegas. "The Soccer Champions Tour match between Real Madrid CF and FC Barcelona at Allegiant Stadium is nearing a sellout," according to a statement by event organizers AEG. "This legendary game has shown unparalleled demand for a Real […]

Kylian Mbappe

/ 110 days ago

Mbappe 'confused' by 'political and economic pressure', Perez says

Madrid (AFP) – Real Madrid president Florentino Perez has claimed Kylian Mbappe decided to stay at Paris Saint-Germain because he was “confused” after being put under intense “political and economic pressure”. But when asked about the possibility of Mbappe joining Real Madrid in the future, Perez kept the door open to the 23-year-old.  “This Mbappe […]
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