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Real Madrid missed the chance to close the gap on league leaders Atlético de Madrid when they were beaten 2-1 at home to Levante after having Éder Militão sent off.

Ten-man Real Madrid suffer shock home defeat to Levante

Real Madrid missed the chance to close the gap on league leaders Atlético de Madrid when they were beaten 2-1 at home to Levante after having Éder Militão sent off.
Real Madrid’s Casemiro, left, celebrates his goal with Sergio Ramos, right, and Vinícius Júnior on Saturday. Photograph- Ángel Martínez-Getty Images

Real beat leaders Atletico in Madrid derby

Defending champions Real Madrid inflicted a first defeat of the season on La Liga leaders Atletico Madrid to move within three points of the summit.
Frank Lampard says he's not under pressure to play Kepa, and has admitted that Edouard Mendy is now a permanent fixture in the net after his bright start to life at Chelsea.

Frank Lampard: Edouard Mendy now ‘permanent fixture’ in Chelsea team

Frank Lampard says he's not under "pressure" to play Kepa, and has admitted that Edouard Mendy is now a "permanent fixture" in the net after his bright start to life at Chelsea.
FIFA have revealed the nominees for their The Best awards on Wednesday morning.

The Best FIFA Award nominees revealed

A ceremony on 17 December will see players and coaches from both the women’s game and the men’s game win the prizes up for grabs.
Thibaut Courtois fouled Samuel Chukwueze in the box leading to Gerard Moreno stepping up to the spot and Real Madrid conceding their fourth penalty in two games.

Thibaut Courtois error sees Real Madrid draw Villarreal

Thibaut Courtois fouled Samuel Chukwueze in the box leading to Gerard Moreno stepping up to the spot and Real Madrid conceding their fourth penalty in two games.
Real Madrid earned an away point at Samuel Chukwueze’s Villarreal on Saturday afternoon at La Ceramica, drawing 1-1.

Samuel Chukwueze shines as Villarreal draw vs Real Madrid

Zinedine Zidane‘s Los Blancos sat fourth in the league table before kick-off while their hosts were in second, two points ahead, albeit with a game extra played.
Javier Bordas, a former board member at Barcelona, said that Barcelona could have signed Thibaut Courtois in 2014, but the Real Madrid keeper revealed that that never happened- I don't know why that's been said, it's not true.

Thibaut Courtois: I didn’t have any agreement with Barca

Javier Bordas, a former board member at Barcelona, said that Barcelona could have signed Thibaut Courtois in 2014, but the Real Madrid keeper revealed that that never happened: "I don't know why that's been said, it's not true."
Real Madrid's Thibaut Courtois has claimed his status as one of the best goalkeepers in the world brought unwarranted criticism in the early part of the new campaign.

Barcelona missed out on Erling Haaland, Thibaut Courtois signings – ex-director

Former Barcelona director Javier Bordas has revealed that Barcelona allowed Erling Haaland and Thibaut Courtois to slip through their grasp.
Belgium coach Roberto Martinez has revealed that Eden Hazard is on the mend after ankle surgery, although he refused to put a date on the Real Madrid star's return to action.

Eden Hazard returns from injury as Real Madrid host Huesca

Eden Hazard makes his first league start of the season after featuring for 20 minutes against Borussia Mönchengladbach in midweek.
Real Madrid scored two goals in the final minutes through Karim Benzema and Casemiro to rescue a 2-2 draw at Borussia Moenchengladbach in their UEFA Champions League Group B match on Tuesday.

Real Madrid snatch draw at Borussia Monchengladbach with late goal

Real Madrid scored two goals in the final minutes through Karim Benzema and Casemiro to rescue a 2-2 draw at Borussia Moenchengladbach in their UEFA Champions League Group B match on Tuesday.
Lionel Messi is uncomfortable at Barcelona, according to Juan Sebastian Veron, who says the Argentine superstar is struggling amid the Blaugrana's search for an identity.

Juan Sebastian Veron: Leo Messi is uncomfortable at Barcelona

Lionel Messi is uncomfortable at Barcelona, according to Juan Sebastian Veron, who says the Argentine superstar is struggling amid the Blaugrana's search for an identity.
Belgium coach Roberto Martinez has revealed that Eden Hazard is on the mend after ankle surgery, although he refused to put a date on the Real Madrid star's return to action.

Zinedine Zidane includes Eden Hazard in Real Madrid trip to Germany

The complete squad for the Borussia Monchengladbach trip is as follows: Thibaut Courtois, Andry Lunin, Diego Altube, Eder Militao, Sergio Ramos, Raphael Varane, Marcelo, Ferland Mendy, Santos, Toni Kroos, Luka Modric, Casemiro, Fede Valverde, Isco, Eden Hazard, Karim Benzema, Marco Asensio, Lucas Vazquez, Luka Jovic, Vinicius and Rodrygo.
Thibaut Courtois has insisted Real Madrid are always the favourites for the Champions League while expressing his confidence that the Blancos can conquer Europe again in 2020-21.

Thibaut Courtois: Real Madrid are always favourites for the Champions League

Thibaut Courtois has insisted Real Madrid are "always the favourites" for the Champions League while expressing his confidence that the Blancos can conquer Europe again in 2020-21.
Edouard Mendy has told Frank Lampard he is ready to face West Brom this weekend, as the Chelsea manager weighs up whether to throw the goalkeeper straight in for his debut.

Edouard Mendy: I’m fit to make Chelsea debut vs West Brom

Edouard Mendy has told Frank Lampard he is ready to face West Brom this weekend, as the Chelsea manager weighs up whether to throw the goalkeeper straight in for his debut.
Kepa Arrizabalaga

Chelsea boss ready to send Kepa Arrizabalaga away on-loan

According to the Sun of UK, Chelsea are ready to send Kepa out on loan after landing Rennes keeper Edouard Mendy as their new first-choice.
Spanish striker Alvaro Morata is all set to join Juventus, his former club once again.

Alvaro Morata returns to Juventus on loan

Spanish striker Alvaro Morata has returned to Juventus on a season-long loan from Atletico Madrid.
Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp has criticised his players for celebrating Andreas Christensen’s red card.

Jurgen Klopp berates Liverpool bench for celebrating Chelsea’s red card

Chelsea defender Christensen was dismissed just before half time for hauling down Sadio Mane. Although he was initially given a yellow card, Christensen was sent off after referee Paul Tierney consulted the pitchside monitor.
Gareth Bale’s former Tottenham team-mate Andros Townsend believes that Real Madrid should not be offloading the Wales star, they should be building him a statue instead.

Andros Townsend: Real Madrid treatment of Gareth Bale is baffling

Gareth Bale’s former Tottenham team-mate Andros Townsend believes that Real Madrid should not be offloading the Wales star, they should be building him a statue instead.
Belgium manager Roberto Martinez is set to drop Eden Hazard for the clash against Iceland in the UEFA Nations League on Tuesday.

Belgium coach set to drop Eden Hazard against Iceland

Belgium manager Roberto Martinez is set to drop Eden Hazard for the clash against Iceland in the UEFA Nations League on Tuesday.
Nicolas Anelka has played for some of the most recognisable names in European football management over the last 25 years, but two stand out as his best managers- Arsene Wenger and Sam Allardyce.

Nicolas Anelka: Chelsea can be champions of England

Former Chelsea star, Nicolas Anelka, says Chelsea have a ‘great chance’ of becoming champions of England considering their latest signings.
Gareth Bale is “not ecstatic” at Real Madrid, admits his agent Jonathan Barnett, but the Wales international has “never asked to leave” the La Liga giants.

Gareth Bale: Real Madrid blocked my return to Premier League

Gareth Bale has accused Real Madrid of making it “very difficult” to leave the Spanish club as the Wales forward looks to end his Bernabeu exile.
Belgium coach Roberto Martinez reacts. REUTERS-Anton Vaganov-File Photo

Belgium overlook Eagles new boy for UEFA Nations League clashes

As the Super Eagles manager Gernot Rohr and the NFF get set for the double header against the West Africans on new dates – November 9 and 17, they have been presented with another opportunity to have Dessers finally make his international switch to Nigeria.

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