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Real prove superior yet again

The first Madrid derby of the year was viewed as the most evenly-matched in recent years, but Real Madrid came out on top yet again. Atlético continued their terrible form against their cross-city rival and they now haven’t won in nearly 14 years.

real celebrating another goal against athleti
Real celebrating another goal against Atletico

Atlético stay second and still have a five-point lead over third place Real despite losing in the Bernabeu. Although Falcao carved out the opening opportunity of the game, which Casillas saved, the rest of the match action took place in the area defended by Atlético’s Courtois. Continue reading Real prove superior yet again

Ozil wonder strike earns Real Madrid late point to stay second in Group D

Mesut Ozil scored one and set one up as Real Madrid scored a late goal to earn a 2-2 draw against Borussia Dortmund in the Champions League
Mesut Ozil scored one and set one up as Real Madrid scored a late goal to earn a 2-2 draw against Borussia Dortmund in the Champions League

Mesut Ozil rescued a point for Real Madrid with a late free-kick in an entertaining 2-2 draw with Borussia Dortmund at the Santiago Bernabeu, which keeps both clubs in the qualifying positions in Group D.

Jose Mourinho and his Madrid men had to twice come from a goal down to draw level and earn themselves what could become a vital point, especially because the two teams below them in the group, Manchester City and Ajax, both failed to capitalise, with their game also ending in a 2-2 draw after an enthralling contest. Continue reading Ozil wonder strike earns Real Madrid late point to stay second in Group D

What a Real Mess !

What a Real Mess

La Liga champions Real Madrid crashed to a shock 2-1 defeat at derby rivals Getafe on Sunday to leave them five points behind rivals Barcelona after only two games of the new season.

Madrid’s slow start to the season has already seen them held 1-1 at home to Valencia in the league followed by a 3-2 defeat to Barcelona in the Spanish Super Copa first leg, before this latest loss.

Gonzalo Higuain put Madrid ahead after 26 minutes but their lack of height in the air returned to haunt them as Juan Valera’s header put Getafe level after 52 minutes. Continue reading What a Real Mess !