Real Madrid Aim For La Liga Revival

Stuttering Real Madrid will hope the comforts of home can help get their La Liga campaign back on track this weekend. The La Liga giants host Rayo Vallecano, while at the Nou Camp Barcelona meet Atletico Madrid and their red-hot striker Radamel Falcao. Real Madrid started their season in impressive fashion, netting 10 goals in victories over Real Zaragoza and Getafe, but in the last two rounds Jose Mourinho’s men…

September 22, 2011

Mesut Ozil: We Are Much Stronger

Real Madrid playmaker Mesut Ozil believes the current Los Blancos side is significantly stronger than they were last season. Real finished second in La Liga last season and reached the semi-finals of the UEFA Champions League but were defeated on both fronts by Barcelona, who finished the campaign as Spanish and European champions. Los Blancos did however manage to get one over their arch-rivals with an extra-time victory in the…

September 5, 2011

David Villa Wants To Avenge Copa Del Rey Defeat

Barcelona hitman David Villa is keen to avenge last season’s Copa del Rey defeat to Real Madrid, despite the club’s victories in La Liga and the UEFA Champions League. Barca pipped Real to the Spanish league title last term – their third in a row – and also eliminated their arch-rivals in the semi-finals of the Champions League. However, Los Blancos got one over the Catalan side when they defeated…

August 2, 2011

Mesut Ozil: We Have The Potential To Defeat Any Team

Real Madrid’s Mesut Ozil has laid down the challenge to La Liga champions Barcelona ahead of this season by claiming his side are capable of matching any team. Real have been pipped to the Spanish league title by Barca for the last three seasons, leading to many suggesting that the Madrid-based club are no longer capable of challenging their bitter rivals. However, Los Blancos did manage to put on over…

July 26, 2011

Jose Mourinho Praises Cristiano Ronaldo

Real Madrid boss Jose Mourinho paid tribute to Cristiano Ronaldo, whose hat-trick led the side to a 3-0 friendly win over Chivas of Guadalajara. After being frustrated by the Mexican side’s goalkeeper Luis Michel in the first half in San Diego, Ronaldo finally broke the shackles in the 73rd minute and the star struck twice more in the next nine minutes to wrap up the win for the tourists. Mourinho…

July 21, 2011

Cristiano Ronaldo Not Moved By Records

Real Madrid star Cristiano Ronaldo said he is not obsessed about breaking the La Liga goalscoring record this season. The Portuguese attacker has netted on 36 occasions for Jose Mourinho’s side in the league this term, and needs just three more to break the all-time record of 38 set by Athletic Bilbao’s Telmo Zarra (1950-51 season) and Real’s Hugo Sanchez (1989-90). Most recently, Ronaldo hit a hat-trick in Real’s 4-0…

May 11, 2011