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Interim coach Santiago Solari guided Real Madrid to a win in the Copa del Rey. AP

Real Madrid crush Melilla in Santiago Solari’s first game, as Barca scrape Cup win

Santiago Solari got off to the perfect start as Real Madrid’s interim coach when his side thrashed Melilla 4-0 in the Copa del Rey on Wednesday.
Cristiano Ronaldo finally broke through for Juventus, but was his second goal good enough to top the list from Matchday 4 in Serie A?

Steve McManaman: Real Madrid’s failure to replace Cristiano Ronaldo surprising

Real Madrid’s failure to bring in a top-class replacement for Cristiano Ronaldo has hurt them, the club’s former winger Steve McManaman has told Reuters.
Cristiano Ronaldo

Cristiano Ronaldo: It’s difficult to replace someone who scores 50 a season – Ivan Zamorano

Former Real Madrid star Ivan Zamorano admits that the Merengue are struggling without Cristiano Ronaldo, with his incredible goalscoring abilities most keenly missed by the club.
Real Madrid's Spanish coach Julen Lopetegui gives instructions to his players during the Spanish league football match Real Madrid CF against Levante UD at the Santiago Bernabeu stadium in Madrid on October 20, 2018.GABRIEL BOUYS - AFP

Real Madrid’s Julen Lopetegui fears no job loss after defeat to Levante

Real Madrid boss Julen Lopetegui stressed the last thing he was thinking about was whether his job was under threat after his side were beaten 2-1 at home by Levante, their third successive defeat in all competitions.
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Alvaro Morata: Nothing blocking Chelsea’s Eden Hazard from Real Madrid move

Alvaro Morata has said Eden Hazard will not force an exit from Chelsea but would be happy to move to Real Madrid if both clubs come to an agreement.
Sergio Ramos said it would be crazy to sack Julen Lopetegui after eight La Liga games but the pressure is mounting on the Real Madrid coach after Saturday's defeat to Alaves.

Five things going wrong at Real Madrid

Sergio Ramos said it would be "crazy" to sack Julen Lopetegui after eight La Liga games but the pressure is mounting on the Real Madrid coach after Saturday's defeat to Alaves.

Injured Diego Costa misses out on Spain squad

Diego Costa was left out of the Spain squad announced by coach Luis Enrique on Thursday, ahead of games against Wales and England.
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Real Madrid head to Moscow with fewer stars

Luka Modric returns to the Luzhniki Stadium on Tuesday, the scene of Croatia’s World Cup final defeat to France, not only as FIFA’s best men’s player but the star of Real Madrid too.
Real Madrid's French defender Raphael Varane (L) and Real Madrid's Belgian goalkeeper Thibaut Courtois vie with Atletico Madrid's Spanish forward Diego Costa (C) during the Spanish league football match between Real Madrid CF and Club Atletico de Madrid at the Santiago Bernabeu stadium in Madrid on September 29, 2018. CURTO DE LA TORRE / AFP

Thibaut Courtois the key as Madrid derby ends goalless

Real Madrid's Thibaut Courtois came back to haunt Atletico Madrid as two crunch saves denied Antoine Griezmann and Diego Costa on Saturday in a goalless draw at the Santiago Bernabeu.
Atletico Madrid coach Diego Simeone

Diego Simeone hails Cristiano Ronaldo-less Real Madrid ahead derby clash

Atletico Madrid manager Diego Simeone believes Real Madrid have handled the departure of Cristiano Ronaldo very well despite slipping to a 3-0 defeat against Sevilla ahead of the clash with his side.
Spain's coach Luis Enrique gestures on the touchline the UEFA Nations League football match between England and Spain at Wembley Stadium in London on September 8, 2018. - AFP PHOTO - Adrian DENNIS -

Luis Enrique hails the perfect start as Spain boss

Luis Enrique described it as the perfect start after Spain backed up their win over England with a 6-0 demolition of Croatia on Tuesday.
Real Madrid striker Karim Benzema

Karim Benzema, Gareth Bale fill Cristiano Ronaldo’s vacuum in Madrid

Real Madrid appear to have put the Cristiano Ronaldo era in the dustbin of history. While Ronaldo, the former highest goal scorer in Madrid history is struggling to find the net in his new club of Juventus, Karim Benzema and Gareth Bale are in a free-scoring mode for the Spanish giants.
Real Madrid striker Karim Benzema

Julen Lopetegui: Karim Benzema can score 40 goals this year

Real Madrid manager Julen Lopetegui says he can take no credit for the changing fortunes of Karim Benzema in front of goal, but believes his striker can net up to 40 goals this year.
Luis Enrique

Luis Enrique names youthful Spain squad for Croatia, England games

New Spain coach Luis Enrique announced his first squad on Friday, with Barcelona’s Jordi Alba and Koke of Atletico Madrid the major absentees for their UEFA Nations League matches against Croatia and England.

Chelsea’s Marcos Alonso, Alvaro Morata named in Spain squad to face England

Chelsea duo Marcos Alonso and Alvaro Morata have been included in Luis Enrique's first Spain squad, with only two Barcelona players, Sergi Roberto and Sergio Busquets, in the 23-man selection.
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Gareth Bale, Karim Benzema in the goals as Real Madrid survive scare

Karim Benzema netted twice and Gareth Bale scored a trademark goal as Real Madrid overcame an early scare at Girona to win 4-1 on Sunday.

Marco Asensio refuses to rule out future away from Real Madrid

Real Madrid forward Marco Asensio has refused to rule out a future move away from the club, although he insists he is happy at Santiago Bernabeu.
Gareth Bale

Gareth Bale earns praise after starring role in Real Madrid win

New Real Madrid coach Julen Lopetegui hailed the performance of Gareth Bale after the Welshman scored one goal and created another in his team’s 2-0 win over Getafe on Sunday.

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Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan makes a speech during Turkey's ruling Justice and Development (AK) Party’s provincial chairmen meeting at the party headquarters in Ankara on March 30, 2018. - AFP PHOTO - ADEM ALTAN

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