Postponed Copa Libertadores final to be played at Bernabéu Stadium in Madrid

• Second leg now on 9 December after attack on Boca Juniors bus• River Plate given $400,000 fine and two-match stadium ban Conmebol have confirmed that the postponed second leg of the Copa Libertadores final between River Plate and Boca Juniors will be played at Real Madrid’s home ground, Santiago Bernabéu Stadium, on 9 December. […]
November 29, 2018 0

The surprising struggles of Europe’s top goalkeepers

David de Gea, Thibaut Courtois, Marc-André ter Stegen and Manuel Neuer have all been unusually inconsistent this season By Martin Laurence for WhoScored The weekend threw up another series of shock results around Europe. Real Madrid suffered a humiliating defeat, losing 3-0 at Eibar; Bayern Munich could only manage a 3-3 draw against Fortuna Dusseldorf, […]
November 29, 2018 0

For once, Ousmane Dembélé was on time and Barcelona breathed again | Sid Lowe

The 21-year-old has appeared disengaged and immature at Barça – but he has a habit of scoring when it matters By night, he plays video games and eats junk food; by day, he rides to the rescue, saving the same men who have been trying to save him from himself. Ousmane Dembélé’s national team manager […]
November 26, 2018 0

Sergio Ramos denies doping allegations as attempt to ‘stain my image’ – video

Sergio Ramos has denied breaking anti-doping regulations following reports that accuse him of twice breaking the rules. Der Spiegel published a report which alleged that Ramos failed a doping test after the Champions League final against Juventus in 2017, and that the Real Madrid captain did not follow proper procedures when asked to take a […]
November 25, 2018 0

Ousmane Dembélé’s last-gasp goal saves draw for Barcelona at Atlético Madrid

Ousmane Dembélé’s 90th-minute strike rescued Barcelona a point at Atlético Madrid in a 1-1 draw that kept the Catalans top of La Liga. The France winger came on as a substitute and drove in a low shot that deflected past Jan Oblak. Diego Costa’s 77th-minute header from Antoine Griezmann’s corner was the first effort on […]
November 24, 2018 0

Atlético Madrid 1-1 Barcelona – as it happened!

Ousmane Dembélé’s 90th minute equaliser earned Barcelona a point and kept them top of La Liga following an attritional game in Madrid 10.06pm GMT And that, will be that from me. Check back for our report from the Wanda Metropolitano and, if you’re still buzzing from some football, then switch over to our Copa Libertadores […]
November 24, 2018 0

Real Madrid sink to embarrassing 3-0 defeat to Eibar in La Liga

Santiago Solari’s first game in charge of Real Madrid as their permanent manager ended in humiliation as the European champions were comprehensively beaten by La Liga minnows Eibar. A VAR-awarded goal by Gonzalo Escalante after 16 minutes set Eibar on their way to a famous victory, their first ever in the league over Madrid. It […]
November 24, 2018 0

Real Madrid deny Sergio Ramos failed to comply with anti-doping regulations

• Der Spiegel report makes allegations against Madrid player• Club denies claims and says report is ‘lacking in substance’ Real Madrid have denied that Sergio Ramos failed to comply with anti-doping regulations following reports that accuse him of twice breaking the rules. The Der Spiegel newspaper published a report which alleged that a drugs test […]
November 23, 2018 0

La Liga could teach the Premier League about being competitive

Manchester City, Chelsea and Liverpool are disproving the theory that ‘anyone can beat anyone’ in the Premier League By Martin Laurence for WhoScored There are many factors to consider when assessing what makes one league better than another, but over the years the Premier League has been held up as a competition where anyone can […]
November 14, 2018 0