Real Madrid

Courtois to start for Real in Champions League final, Ancelotti says

Sat, 01 Jun 2024 - 06:34 GMT

Real Madrid manager Carlo Ancelotti ended his side's goalkeeper debate on Friday by announcing that Belgian Thibaut Courtois will start over Ukraine's Andriy Lunin in Saturday's Champions League final against Borussia Dortmund at Wembley.

Playing in Champions League final still hasn't sunk in, says Sancho

Fri, 31 May 2024 - 02:37 GMT

Borussia Dortmund forward Jadon Sancho said it feels surreal to be playing in the Champions League final against Real Madrid at Wembley on Saturday after struggling for game time at Manchester United.

Endrick ready for last hurrah as just a Real Madrid fan

Fri, 31 May 2024 - 01:01 GMT

Brazil's teenage prodigy Endrick broke down in tears as he stepped out to play his last match for his lifelong club Palmeiras on Thursday, with fans serenading him while they held up a giant flag with his image and the words "See you soon".

Militao on cloud nine for Champions League final after ACL recovery

Thu, 30 May 2024 - 04:41 GMT

The 26-year-old exceeded expectations, though, and recovered ahead of schedule, resuming full training seven months after the surgery and returning to club action in late March.

Real Madrid are the world's best team and it's hard to compete with them - Simeone

Sat, 25 May 2024 - 12:34 GMT

Atletico Madrid coach Diego Simeone, on the eve of his side's final LaLiga match against Real Sociedad, said they fell short of their objectives this season and that title winners Real Madrid were the best team in the world.

Ancelotti praises Real Madrid substitutes in the Spanish champions' latest win

Sun, 12 May 2024 - 10:38 GMT

Real Madrid's substitutes and summer signings have been key to the success of the LaLiga champions, coach Carlo Ancelotti said after their thrashing of Granada on Saturday.

Vinicius very close to first Ballon d'Or win, says Ancelotti

Sat, 11 May 2024 - 10:31 GMT

Vinicius Jr's dazzling performances at Real Madrid have put the Brazilian forward in conversation to win his first Ballon d'Or and manager Carlo Ancelotti said on Friday the 23-year-old deserved to win the prestigious award.

Real's success down to collective sacrifice, Vinicius says

Thu, 09 May 2024 - 05:52 GMT

Yet the Brazilian, who was almost unplayable at times, said that the recipe for Real Madrid's success in big moments is their selfless commitment and collective sacrifice that, combined with the Bernabeu's electric atmosphere, prove an unstoppable combination.

Ancelotti's tactical acumen leads Real to 36th LaLiga title

Sun, 05 May 2024 - 09:01 GMT

Real Madrid claimed a record-extending 36th LaLiga title on Saturday after Girona's 4-2 thrashing of local rivals Barcelona left Carlo Ancelotti's side with an unassailable lead in the standings.

Courtois set for return as Real Madrid bid for LaLiga-Champions League double

Fri, 26 Apr 2024 - 08:00 GMT

Real boss Ancelotti said he will be cautious with Courtois, who has not played this season after sustaining an ACL tear in August and a torn meniscus in March.

LaLiga title race on the line at Clasico against Real, Xavi says

Sat, 20 Apr 2024 - 03:32 GMT

Barcelona boss Xavi Hernandez said winning Sunday's "El Clasico" in the Spanish capital is the only way his side can hold off Real Madrid's run to the LaLiga title - the only remaining major silverware Barca could win this season.

Real Madrid dispatch holders Man City in Champions League shootout

Thu, 18 Apr 2024 - 09:05 GMT

Antonio Ruediger scored the decisive penalty as Real Madrid beat holders Manchester City in an edge-of-your-seat 4-3 shootout victory to reach the semi-finals of the Champions League after the teams were locked at 4-4 on aggregate following extra time on Wednesday.

Real Madrid a different proposition with Bellingham, says Guardiola

Sat, 16 Mar 2024 - 01:14 GMT

Real Madrid are a different side compared to last season thanks to midfielder Jude Bellingham's "obvious" impact, Manchester City manager Pep Guardiola said after his side were drawn to face the LaLiga club in the Champions League quarter-finals.

Man City draw Real Madrid in Champions League quarters, Barca face PSG

Fri, 15 Mar 2024 - 11:51 GMT

Arsenal returned to the quarter-finals for the first time in 14 years and they play Bayern Munich which will give the German club's star striker Harry Kane -- who has scored 36 goals this season -- another crack at his former north London rivals

Real Madrid's Diaz to represent Morocco

Thu, 14 Mar 2024 - 09:46 GMT

Diaz was included in Walid Regragui's 24-man roster for the matches against Angola and Mauritania this month, the Moroccan Football Federation said in a statement.

Real's Bellingham hits out at 'ridiculous' two-game ban

Thu, 07 Mar 2024 - 01:08 GMT

Real Madrid midfielder Jude Bellingham said his two-match ban for dissent is "ridiculous" and that he is being made an example of as a newer player in LaLiga.

Real Madrid snatch draw to qualify for Champions League quarters

Thu, 07 Mar 2024 - 08:46 GMT

Real Madrid withstood an onslaught from RB Leipzig to secure a 1-1 draw in the second leg of their Champions League last-16 tie that sent them through to the quarter-finals with a 2-1 aggregate victory on Wednesday.

Kroos announces Germany comeback for Euro 2024 on home soil

Thu, 22 Feb 2024 - 04:00 GMT

Real Madrid midfielder Toni Kroos announced his comeback to the Germany national team on Thursday after three years of international retirement and ahead of this summer's European Championship on home soil.

Real Madrid reclaim top spot as Joselu seals win at Getafe

Fri, 02 Feb 2024 - 09:42 GMT

Real had a game in hand after their match against Getafe was postponed due to the Spanish Super Cup and they did not waste the opportunity to reclaim top spot with a solid performance.

Atletico earn gutsy 4-2 win against Real to book cup quarter-final berth

Fri, 19 Jan 2024 - 11:13 GMT

Antoine Griezmann and Rodrigo Riquelme scored in extra time to give Atletico Madrid a 4-2 derby victory over last year's champions Real Madrid that earned Diego Simeone's side a Copa del Rey quarter-final place on Thursday.