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Real Madrid beat Fuenlabrada in Copa del Rey

Real Madrid have not won the Copa del Rey since 2014 (Image credit: Getty Images)

Two second-half penalties earned Real Madrid victory over third-tier side Fuenlabrada in the first leg of their Spanish Cup fourth-round tie. The Segunda B club resisted admirably before Fran Garcia brought down 18-year-old Achraf Hakimi. Marco Asensio coolly converted from the spot, but replays suggested the foul was actually just outside the box. Paco Candela then hauled down Theo Hernandez ...

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Ronaldo draws blank but Real Madrid beat Eibar

Marcelo came on in the second half to score his first goal of the season (Getty Images)

Real Madrid moved back into third place in La Liga with a comfortable win over struggling Eibar. The defending champions led 2-0 after half an hour, with Paulo Oliveira heading Marco Asensio’s cross into his own net and the Real forward then lashing in Isco’s bouncing delivery. Real rarely looked troubled and Isco and Cristiano Ronaldo both went close. Marcelo ...

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“Spurs can handle high level after Real draw”- Harry Kane

Tottenham scored their first goal against Real Madrid after failing to score in their previous four meetings (Image credit: Getty Images)

Tottenham Hotspur showed they “can handle” playing at the highest level, striker Harry Kane said after his team took a big stride towards the Champions League knockout phase with a point at Real Madrid. Spurs made the 12-time European champions fight back for a 1-1 draw at the Bernabeu on Tuesday. The Premier League side led when Kane’s clever run ...

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Late Ronaldo goal helps Real Madrid beat Getafe

Cristiano Ronaldo's goal was his first in four La Liga matches this season (Image credit: Getty Images)

Cristiano Ronaldo scored a late winner as Real Madrid won at Getafe to move up to second position in La Liga. Real, who were without the injured Gareth Bale, started the day in fifth position and went ahead just before half-time through Karim Benzema’s goal. The hosts equalised in the second half when Jorge Molina slid the ball past Real ...

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Bale, Ronaldo push Real Madrid to victory in Germany

Real Madrid's forward from Portugal Cristiano Ronaldo (C) celebrates scoring with his teammate forward from Wales Gareth Bale during the UEFA Champions League Group H football match BVB Borussia Dortmund v Real Madrid in Dortmund, western Germany on September 26, 2017. / AFP PHOTO / Patrik STOLLARZ        (Photo credit should read PATRIK STOLLARZ/AFP/Getty Images)

Cristiano Ronaldo scored twice as holders Real Madrid maintained their 100% record in Group H by beating Borussia Dortmund. The former Manchester United man took his tally to 109 in the competition by converting from Gareth Bale’s cutback and lashing in Real’s third. Welshman Bale had opened the scoring with a superb volley, while Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang netted for Dortmund. The ...

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Betis stun Real Madrid on Ronaldo return

Antonio Sanabria has won eight caps for Paraguay (Image credit: Getty Images)

Antonio Sanabria scored a 94th-minute winner as Real Betis shocked Real Madrid to win at the Bernabeu in La Liga for the first time in 19 years. The 21-year-old dived onto Antonio Barragan’s cross to head past Real Madrid goalkeeper Keylor Navas. Zinedine Zidane’s side dominated for large spells, but Cristiano Ronaldo was among the home players to waste chances ...

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Real Madrid dominate FIFPro XI shortlist with 12 nominated


Tottenham striker Harry Kane is the only England player on the 55-man shortlist for the Fifpro World XI. Thirteen Premier League players are shortlisted, with Wales and Real Madrid forward Gareth Bale the only other British player nominated. Real are the best represented team with 12 current players and La Liga the most common league with 23. The final XI ...

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Real Sociedad 1-3 Real Madrid: Madrid end hosts’ perfect start


Gareth Bale scored a superb individual goal as Real Madrid beat Real Sociedad 3-1 at the Anoeta on Sunday to go fourth in La Liga. Real Madrid took the lead after 28 minutes when Borja Mayoral crashed home his first goal for the club from a Sergio Ramos tee-up, only for Kevin Rodrigues to level when his powerful drive slipped ...

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Real Madrid 3-0 Apoel: Cristiano Ronaldo bags a brace

Ronaldo was straight back in the goalscoring groove as Real began the defence of the trophy (Image credit: AFP/Getty Images)

Cristiano Ronaldo took just 12 minutes to mark his return to the Real Madrid side with a goal as the holders made light work of Cypriot champions Apoel in a 3-0 win. Ronaldo was his usual rambunctious self, later raging against the goal-line referee when he correctly adjudged his shot had not crossed the line and smashing in a penalty ...

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Marcelo extends Real Madrid contract to 2022


Marcelo has agreed a contract extension with Real Madrid until the end of the 2021-22 season. The 29-year-old full-back has been at Madrid since 2006, having joined the Spanish club from Fluminese. A Brazil international, he has made 406 appearances for Madrid, scoring 28 goals. During his time with the club, he has won the Champions League three times, La ...

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