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.
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→
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.
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 !→