Real Madrid remind the world they are, and will always be, the kings of Europe

A commanding display by Thibaut Courtois and a goal from Vinicius Junior was enough for Los Blancos to beat Liverpool in the Champions League final Match statistics: Liverpool 0-1 Real Madrid Outside the Stade de France, there was chaos, tear gas, blocked gates and mile-long crowds. But inside, there was an order. The natural order … Read more

Clasico humiliation exposes how poor Real Madrid need more than just Mbappe

Though they are overwhelmingly likely to be crowned La Liga champions this season, the evidence shows that Los Blancos are in danger of falling apart “Where is Lionel Messi?” chanted Real Madrid fans cheekily outside Santiago Bernabeu, before heading into the Clasico on Sunday with great expectations. They were still high on their 3-2 comeback … Read more

The best goalkeeper in the world? Why Courtois is as important to Real Madrid as Benzema

The Belgium shot-stopper has been in imperious form for Los Blancos this season, playing a key role in their pursuit of a 14th European Cup Karim Benzema is finally getting the headlines his form over the past few years deserves, and the Real Madrid striker will be a major contender for the Ballon d’Or in … Read more

Luck, brilliance or magic? Man City suffer the full Real Madrid experience on crazy Champions League night

Despite conceding four goals at the Etihad Stadium, Los Blancos will still fancy themselves in the Champions League semi-final second leg next week Manchester City won the game, or at least that is what the scoreboard said, because somehow it felt like they had lost. They had had the Real Madrid experience, part one of … Read more

Real Madrid were lucky to only lose 1-0 – how do they now turn PSG tie around?

Carlo Ancelotti’s side offered next to nothing in attack in Paris, and had Thibaut Courtois to thank for keeping their Champions League alive dreams Even though Carlo Ancelotti has been around the block a few times – and a few times more after that – the Real Madrid manager could have been forgiven for thinking … Read more

From Koeman to King Karim: Why Real Madrid won La Liga so easily

Carlo Ancelotti’s side clinched the capital club’s 35th title with four games to spare thanks to a 4-0 win over Espanyol on Saturday afternoon Whatever you chalk Real Madrid’s European rollercoaster ride off to, be it luck, magic or a superior mindset, their La Liga campaign has been quite the contrast. Carlo Ancelotti’s side have … Read more

Real Madrid remind the world they are, and will always be, the kings of Europe

A commanding display by Thibaut Courtois and a goal from Vinicius Junior was enough for Los Blancos to beat Liverpool in the Champions League final Match statistics: Liverpool 0-1 Real Madrid Outside the Stade de France, there was chaos, tear gas, blocked gates and mile-long crowds. But inside, there was an order. The natural order … Read more

Gareth Bale: Real Madrid flop or misunderstood legend?

The winger scored some of the most famous goals in Los Blancos’ history, yet has long been accused of putting Wales – and even golf – before the club Four years on, it’s Real Madrid against Liverpool in the Champions League final again, but this time it seems nigh on impossible for Gareth Bale to … Read more

What’s next for Real Madrid misfit Hazard?

Since his move from Chelsea in 2019, the 31-year-old has been making headlines for all the wrong reasons, and is yet to appear in El Clasico That Eden Hazard’s name is sounding out on Clasico weekend wouldn’t have been a surprise to anyone when he made his €140 million (£118m/$155m) move to Real Madrid three … Read more

Red and white all over: The stories behind Real Madrid and Liverpool’s colors

Two of Europe’s most iconic clubs will go head to head in the Champions League final, with the game also a clash of two legendary kits This weekend, two members of European football royalty will go head to head in Paris. In one corner is Real Madrid, already the most successful Champions League team ever, … Read more