Suarez strike settles Clasico

Mar 23, 2015

Suarez strike settles Clasico

Luis Suarez scored the winning goal to give Barcelona a 2-1 win over title rival Real Madrid on Sunday in a back-and-forth “Clasico” between the Spanish League’s main title rivals. Suarez broke free from Madrid’s defense to restore Barcelona’s lead in the 56th minute, ...

Real makes quarters despite Schalke loss

Mar 11, 2015

Real makes quarters despite Schalke loss

Cristiano Ronaldo rescued Real Madrid in the Champions League on Tuesday with two goals in a pulsating 4-3 defeat to Schalke that saw the holders squeeze through to the quarterfinals with a 5-4 victory on aggregate. Madrid’s first scare of the night came when ...

Ronaldo, Benzema team up to power Madrid past Elche

Feb 23, 2015

Ronaldo, Benzema team up to power Madrid past Elche

Cristiano Ronaldo and Karim Benzema scored to give Real Madrid a 2-0 win at Elche on Sunday, as the Spanish League leaders capitalized on Barcelona’s stumble to increase their advantage to four points. Madrid grasped the opportunity Barcelona had presented it with after a ...

Madrid beats back Schalke

Feb 19, 2015

Madrid beats back Schalke

Cristiano Ronaldo ended a brief goalscoring slump to help holder Real Madrid beat Schalke 2-0 in the last 16 of the Champions League on Wednesday. Ronaldo headed home in the 26th minute of the first leg match, after going three matches without a goal ...

Atletico thrashes Real to open up title race

Feb 8, 2015

Atletico thrashes Real to open up title race

Atletico Madrid thrashed crosstown rival Real Madrid 4-0 in a dominant derby performance on Saturday that threw open the Spanish League title race. The defending champion set the tone from the start as Tiago Cardoso and substitute Saul Niguez scored early before Antoine Griezmann ...

Ronaldo red-carded after kicking foe in Real Madrid victory

Jan 25, 2015

Ronaldo red-carded after kicking foe in Real Madrid victory

Cristiano Ronaldo was sent off for kicking an opponent in Real Madrid’s 2-1 win at Cordoba, and Lionel Messi reached the 30-goal mark for a seventh straight season in the Spanish League on Saturday. Madrid completed its comeback when Gareth Bale converted an 89th-minute ...

Real Madrid crowned world champion at Club World Cup

Dec 21, 2014

Real Madrid crowned world champion at Club World Cup

Real Madrid outclassed San Lorenzo of Argentina 2-0 in the Club World Cup final on Saturday to put a crown on its status as the best club in world soccer. The cup added to Madrid’s 2014 trophy haul of Champions League, King’s Cup, and ...

Madrid beats Malaga to set new club winning-streak mark

Nov 30, 2014

Madrid beats Malaga to set new club winning-streak mark

Cristiano Ronaldo turned playmaker to help Real Madrid set a club record with its 16th consecutive victory across all competitions by winning 2-1 at Malaga on Saturday in the Spanish League. Ronaldo saw his own unprecedented start to the domestic campaign end as he ...

Benzema lifts Real Madrid

Nov 5, 2014

Benzema lifts Real Madrid

A goal by Karim Benzema gave Real Madrid a 1-0 win against an under-strength Liverpool side in the Champions League on Tuesday as Cristiano Ronaldo was held scoreless for the first time in 13 games. Madrid piled the pressure on from the start and ...

Ronaldo powers Real Madrid with hat trick in rout

Sep 21, 2014

Ronaldo powers Real Madrid with hat trick in rout

Cristiano Ronaldo scored a hat trick and Gareth Bale and Javier Hernandez added braces as Real Madrid rolled past Deportivo La Coruna 8-2 to emphatically end its two-game losing skid in the Spanish League on Saturday. After Madrid romped, defending champion Atletico Madrid slipped ...

Ronaldo, Madrid begin Champions League in style

Sep 17, 2014

Ronaldo, Madrid begin Champions League in style

Cristiano Ronaldo and Gareth Bale took center stage as Real Madrid opened the defense of its Champions League title with a swaggering 5-1 rout of Basel in Group B on Tuesday. Having ended its 12-year wait for a 10th European Cup last season, Madrid ...