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Brazil to play African nations in anti-racism campaign to support Vinicius Jr

Sat, 27 May 2023 - 12:22 GMT

The five-time world champions will face Guinea in Barcelona on June 17 and Senegal in Lisbon three days later.

Hamilton says Vinicius case brings back painful memories

Fri, 26 May 2023 - 10:49 GMT

"It's devastating to think that in 2023 we're still seeing these things and hearing these things," seven-times world champion Hamilton, the sport's only Black driver, said at the Monaco Grand Prix.

Man City were better and deserved to win, says Ancelotti

Thu, 18 May 2023 - 03:01 GMT

City, who were beaten by Real at the same stage last season, avenged that heartbreaking defeat with a brilliant performance in front of their jubilant fans, with only Real goalkeeper Thibaut Courtois preventing them inflicting even more damage.

I had feeling Man City were ready to deliver, says Guardiola

Thu, 18 May 2023 - 02:56 GMT

The English champions dismantled the holders 4-0 with a ruthless display to secure a 5-1 aggregate win and reach the final against Inter Milan when they will bid to win European club soccer's most prestigious trophy for the first time.

Man City outclass Real Madrid to reach Champions League final

Thu, 18 May 2023 - 02:51 GMT

Bernardo Silva's first-half double put City in control against the 14-time European champions, while an own goal by Eder Militao after the break and a late fourth from Julian Alvarez sealed the deal for Pep Guardiola's side as they avenged last year's bitter semi-final loss.

Real Madrid's Modric a doubt for Copa del Rey final

Fri, 28 Apr 2023 - 01:21 GMT

"He had an injury in the match against Girona and is out of action," Ancelotti told reporters ahead of Saturday's LaLiga game against Almeria.

Courtois hopes Real Madrid won't regret not killing off Chelsea

Thu, 13 Apr 2023 - 04:46 GMT

Goals by Karim Benzema and substitute Marco Asensio gave reigning champions Real control in the Spanish capital but with Chelsea down to 10 men for more than half an hour, Courtois said the mood was subdued in the dressing room.

Chelsea need something special to overhaul Real, says Lampard

Thu, 13 Apr 2023 - 04:31 GMT

The Spanish giants could have made the second leg a formality had they been a bit more clinical and Chelsea's interim manager Lampard says they may live to regret that.

Barcelona stunned as Benzema hat-trick sends Real into Copa final

Thu, 06 Apr 2023 - 04:23 GMT

Karim Benzema struck a hat-trick as Real Madrid thrashed arch-rivals and league leaders Barcelona 4-0 to reach the Copa del Rey final in stunning fashion on Wednesday.

Real Madrid's wonderkid Rodriguez opts to play for Uruguay

Thu, 30 Mar 2023 - 12:15 GMT

"He told me, daddy, I know I can play for the Spanish (squad), but I want to be Charrua, I want to play for the Uruguayan (squad)," Coquito told Cadena SER.

Real Madrid ease past Liverpool into Champions League quarters

Thu, 16 Mar 2023 - 06:56 GMT

Bidding to win back-to-back Champions League titles and a record extending 15th European crown, a disciplined Real seemed content to sit back against a tame Liverpool who carried little threat for most of the game.

Barcelona earn gutsy 1-0 win at Real in semi-final first leg

Fri, 03 Mar 2023 - 12:04 GMT

The visitors defended superbly after Real centre back Eder Militao scored an own goal in the first half, managing to overcome the loss of key players like Robert Lewandowski, Pedri and Ousmane Dembele who missed the game due to injuries.

Asensio, Vinicius earn Real comfortable win over 10-man Valencia

Fri, 03 Feb 2023 - 11:56 GMT

Valencia defender Gabriel Paulista was shown a straight red 18 minutes from time for chopping down Vinicius with a wild tackle that almost started a brawl among players on the pitch.

Benzema, Vinicius strike as Real fight back to sink Atletico

Fri, 27 Jan 2023 - 11:42 GMT

Substitute Rodrygo equalised in the 79th with a delightful goal, dribbling past three defenders before finishing well.

Fans will never let European Super League happen, says ECA chairman

Thu, 08 Dec 2022 - 07:03 GMT

Real Madrid, Barcelona and Juventus were among 12 clubs to announce a breakaway Super League in April last year but the move promptly collapsed, with nine clubs withdrawing, in the wake of a hostile reaction from across the game.

LaLiga resumes following Spain's midweek European debacle

Thu, 27 Oct 2022 - 12:26 GMT

Real Madrid, Barcelona and Atletico Madrid will be back on the pitch for their LaLiga games this weekend, licking their wounds after disastrous midweek performances in the Champions League.

ElClasico landed in MENA with giant events held in 6 countries

Thu, 20 Oct 2022 - 10:37 GMT

ElClasico, the biggest club football match in the world, returned in style last weekend, transporting the excitement and passion of LaLiga to football fans all over the Middle East and North Africa.

Drake's logo to replace Spotify on Barca shirt for El Clasico

Fri, 14 Oct 2022 - 11:50 GMT

Barcelona will sport the owl logo of Drake's OVO Sound label on their jerseys instead of main sponsors Spotify when they take on Real Madrid on Sunday to mark the Canadian rapper surpassing 50 billion streams on the music platform.

Rodrygo winner helps Real Madrid maintain perfect start v Betis

Sun, 04 Sep 2022 - 09:58 GMT

Real Madrid preserved their perfect start to the LaLiga season as they beat Betis 2-1 thanks to a second-half winner from Rodrygo at the Bernabeu on Saturday.

Real beat Eintracht 2-0 for record-equalling fifth UEFA Super Cup win

Thu, 11 Aug 2022 - 01:08 GMT

Europa League winners Eintracht had offered some resistance in the first half and had chances to score but were eventually overrun by the Spaniards.