Sergio Ramos and VAR key to Real Madrid win at Barcelona

Soccer Oct 25, 2020

Sergio Ramos and VAR key to Real Madrid win at Barcelona

Defender Sergio Ramos showed once again why he is the heart of Real Madrid in leading the team to a 3-1 win at Barcelona -- with a little help from the video assistant referee. Ramos created and scored the winning goal in their first meeting ...

Takefusa Kubo makes first appearance for Villarreal in friendly

Soccer Aug 24, 2020

Takefusa Kubo makes first appearance for Villarreal in friendly

Teenage prodigy Takefusa Kubo made his first appearance for Villarreal on Sunday, playing the second half of a 3-1 friendly win against second-division Cartagena. The 19-year-old Japan midfielder is preparing for his second season in the Spanish top flight after joining Villarreal earlier this month ...

Real Madrid's Takefusa Kubo moving to Villarreal on 1-year loan

Soccer Aug 8, 2020

Real Madrid's Takefusa Kubo moving to Villarreal on 1-year loan

Real Madrid has loaned out 19-year-old Japan international Takefusa Kubo to Spanish La Liga rival Villarreal, a source with knowledge of the matter said Friday. Both the clubs and the Japan midfielder have agreed to the terms and a formal announcement will be made after ...

Takefusa Kubo loan reportedly pursued by several Spanish clubs

Soccer Jul 28, 2020

Takefusa Kubo loan reportedly pursued by several Spanish clubs

After clinching a record 34th La Liga title, Real Madrid's order of business for the off season includes a big decision on the future of rising star Takefusa Kubo. Several Spanish clubs have expressed interest in acquiring the 19-year-old Japan international on loan next season ...

Takefusa Kubo goal seals key victory for Mallorca

Soccer Mar 8, 2020

Takefusa Kubo goal seals key victory for Mallorca

Takefusa Kubo netted his third goal of the season and helped struggling Mallorca secure a 2-1 away victory over Eibar in the Spanish first division on Saturday. After Dani Rodriguez's stunning free kick put the visitors up just before the break at Ipurua Municipal Stadium, ...

Manchester City targets role reversal against Real Madrid

Soccer Feb 25, 2020

Manchester City targets role reversal against Real Madrid

Manchester City will be up against both Real Madrid and their reputation on Wednesday as the Champions League's biggest winners play one of its biggest underachievers at the Santiago Bernabeu. After City's win over Leicester on Saturday, Pep Guardiola said: "We will try to be ...

Liverpool to face Atletico Madrid in last 16 of Champions League

Soccer Dec 16, 2019

Liverpool to face Atletico Madrid in last 16 of Champions League

Reigning champions Liverpool will return to the scene of last season's Champions League triumph after they were drawn against Atletico Madrid in the last 16 of the competition on Monday, with Manchester City to face 13-time winners Real Madrid. Jurgen Klopp's side will travel to ...