Tag: Cristiano Ronaldo

Best European XI of the Season
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Best European XI of the Season

Club football for the 2016-17 season has come to an end. Champions across various leagues have been announced and we are headed for the Confederation Cup that starts this week. As always, a large number of clubs have grabbed the eyeballs this season, be it AS Monaco from France or Leicester City with their incredible...

The Never Ending Woes of Real Madrid
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The Never Ending Woes of Real Madrid

What started against dark horses Villarreal for Real Madrid continued against the likes of Las Palmas and Borussia Dortmund, notwithstanding the curse-of-yellows. And though the whites stained of yellow, it never occurred the minnows, Eibar, too would take their chance to dab the crest leaving blood stains. After clinching the famously acclaimed la undecima followed...

How can Gareth Bale find his mojo back and fast?
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How can Gareth Bale find his mojo back and fast?

Everyone will pay to watch a Lamborghini cruise at top speed in a straight lane than watch it drift 50 turns slowly, cause the Lamborghini is made to cruise. ” Bale… Oh! Bartra beaten for pace here by Gareth Bale… it’s a terrific run… can he go all the way… Gareth Bale lights up the...

5 Things Rafa Benitez needs to win at Real Madrid
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5 Things Rafa Benitez needs to win at Real Madrid

In an era of billionaire leagues, it is not a common thing to hear a manager getting the marching orders after an off season and it is very common to see that happen at Real Madrid . If you are a Real Madrid fan then there are at least three things which you are thinking...

Analysis: Why Carlo Ancelotti went trophy less?
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Analysis: Why Carlo Ancelotti went trophy less?

No manager would’ve headed to last Christmas and New Year breaks as happy as Real Madrid’s manager Carlo Ancelotti. The Italian in his first season at Spanish Club, won the Copa Del Rey and coveted Champions League trophy (after 12 years) and also won the UEFA Super Cup in the August and ended the year...

Which formation is Real Madrid likely to play today?
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Which formation is Real Madrid likely to play today?

One week back, when the final whistle was blown at Vicente Calderon stadium, Atletico Madrid coach Diego Simeone angrily left the dugout without shaking hands with anyone. He was visibly frustrated as his team couldn’t capitalize on the home advantage in Champions League quarter finals, 1st leg against the defending champions Real Madrid as match...

Why are Real Madrid unable to outwit Atletico Madrid ?
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Why are Real Madrid unable to outwit Atletico Madrid ?

“To beat Atletico Madrid, you have to be firing on all cylinders”, quoted Carlo Ancelotti 3 months back, ahead of their Copa del Rey knockout encounter against their rivals. After suffering early two-legged Super Cup defeat against old foes and later this Copa riddance followed by 4-0 league rout, Ancelotti seems to pose a speck...