Marco Asensio scores twice as Real Madrid surge to win over Real Betis

Real Madrid continued their recent resurgence with a 5-3 victory over Real Betis in La Liga. The midweek Champions League triumph over Paris St-Germain made it four games unbeaten for Zinedine Zidane’s side and they produced another clinical display to avenge Betis’ Bernabéu win in September. Madrid appeared to be on course for a routine […]
February 18, 2018 0

Cristiano Ronaldo double propels Real Madrid to comeback win over PSG

Unai Emery said the preparation for this game started at the Camp Nou last season, but he cannot have meant like this. It was not three goals in seven minutes and it is not decisive yet, but Paris Saint-Germain did concede twice in the last seven minutes to leave them facing another premature European exit. […]
February 14, 2018 0

PSG’s Unai Emery focuses on Real Madrid a year after painful exit

• PSG lost 6-1 in Barcelona in the Champions League last season• Emery: ‘Maybe preparation for this match started in that game’ Paris Saint-Germain’s preparation for their visit to the Bernabéu on Wednesday began at the Camp Nou, Unai Emery claimed. PSG’s manager watched his team collapse in Catalonia last season, a 4-0 first-leg lead […]
February 13, 2018 0

Juventus have not conceded a goal in 2018. Over to you, Harry Kane

Tottenham’s away form is concerning and they are about to face a team that has conceded just one goal in 16 matches By Martin Laurence for WhoScored, part of the Sport Network Tottenham have emerged from a tricky run of league matches against Manchester United, Liverpool and Arsenal with seven points from nine, but Max […]
February 13, 2018 0

Understated Eibar continue to show size doesn’t always matter | Sid Lowe

Only Barcelona and Atlético can match Eibar’s results over the last three months as another unlikely run at Europe continues Iván Ramis took off his shirt and put his hat on, a flat red porkpie perched on his head as he stood in the corner of Butarque where a couple of dozen Eibar fans down […]
February 12, 2018 0

Kylian Mbappé poses Unai Emery a dilemma as PSG face le money time | Paul Doyle

The manager must decide whether an out-of-sorts Mbappé or in-form Ángel Di María is better equipped for Real Madrid test Paris Saint-Germain are nearing le money time, to use the Anglicism that has gained currency among French commentators without ever being circulated widely in English. It refers to the decisive stage in contests, the moments […]
February 11, 2018 0