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Zidane’s first clasico

In Zinedine Zidane’s first Clasico as manager, after Karim Benzema and Cristiano Ronaldo who upset a first half deficit to win against Barcelona.

cristiano and benzema getting ready for el clasico

With a half volley, the French striker put the ball past Claudio Bravo to level the score. After that it was the Portuguese striker’s opportunity to sparkle. Then in the first half he hit the crossbar. Ronaldo found a precise cross from Bale to allow Real the triumph. The portuguese star who is the current La-Liga Pichichi with 10 goals. Ronaldo has scored eight in his last eight matches, which means he’s in fine goalscoring form going Saturday’s critical tie.

Real Madrid 1-0 Bayern Munich

Real Madrid finished their American tour with a 1-0 victory over Bayern Munich thanks to a goal from defender Danilo.

82,000 + attended the MetLife Stadium to see Carlo Ancelotti play against his old team – now coached by Zinedine Zidane, this is the first time he has watched them play since he was sacked in May 2015.

The German champions dominanted the first-half and almost scored when David Alaba’s 10th-minute free-kick just went wide of the post. Watch the highlights here curtesy of Marca.com

Julen Lopetegui becomes the new Spanish team manager

Julen Lopetegui Argote, the 49 year old who was born in Asteasu, Spain and played his career as a goalkeeper is now the current manager of the Spanish national side.

As a player he played in 149 games in the Spanish La Liga division over the space of 11 seasons, among the list of teams he as played for this includes both Real Madrid and Barcelona. He has also represented Spain at the 1994 World Cup.

Lopetegui started working as a coach in 2003, and has managed several different levels of  Spain’s youth system. He led both the under-19 and under-21 sides to European titles.

Juande Ramos to assume control as Chelsea manager

Chelsea have as of now begun arranging with previous Spurs boss Juande Ramos to assume control from Jose Mourinho, as indicated by reports in Spain.

Spanish daily paper Diario AS has today asserted Ramos’ operators Ginés Carvajal is now in London and in chats with the Premier League champions

Ramos won the Carling Cup with Tottenham in 2008 yet left that year and the 61-year-old is right now without a club.

Momentum supervisor Mourinho is under tremendous weight in the wake of seeing his side droop to a NINTH association annihilation of the season on Monday night at Leicester.

Zlatan Ibrahimovic added his voice of backing to Mourinho’s reason, saying he needs his previous chief responsible for Chelsea when they confront PSG in the Champions League in February

Chelsea sack Jose Mourinho and the Special One bites the dust

Chelsea have sacked their boss Jose Mourinho only seven months after he won them the Premier League crown.

The 52-year-old Portuguese had been in his second spell at the club, assuming responsibility in June 2013.

Chelsea completed eight focuses clear last season and won the League Cup, yet have lost nine of their 16 association recreations so far and are sixteenth in the table, one point over the assignment places.

Mourinho’s last match was Monday’s 2-1 rout at pioneers Leicester City.

Get up and go Guardiola, Guus Hiddink, Brendan Rodgers and Juande Ramos have all been touted as would be prudent successors as Blues proprietor Roman Abramovich starts another administrative hunt.

Real Madrid-Barcelona: ‘Clásico’ decisions…

Rafa Benítez will presently be caught up with thinking about all his accessible choices to settle on Real Madrid’s line-up for their up and coming Barcelona standoff.

This imprints Benítez’s first crunch match in his time at the ‘Los Blancos’ rudder. He has invited back some key players and now comes the precarious part – how best to fit every one of the pieces together.

The Spanish mentor will be thinking about various potential procedures to topple Barcelona, depending on his pick of assaulting stars.

Benítez should first choose whether to settle on the BBC trident. Provided that this is true, he will then need to look over amongst the full munititions stockpile he has accessible to him in midfield.

Choice An eventual a rehash of the arrangement found in late amusements, that is, Casemiro as a cautious midfielder, flanked by Toni Kroos and Luka Modric.

Another potential decision, likewise headed up by BBC, could be to acquire James, bringing about a domino impact in which Kroos would assume control from Casemiro and move into the holding midfielder position.

In choice C, again highlighting the Colombian, it would be Kroos who, having neglected to persuade so far this season, would be dropped from the beginning line-up. Without his type of last term, the German was subbed off at the Pizjuán when Real expected to turn things around. In this situation, Casemiro would pile on his ninth straight start