New Ronaldo milestones as Madrid edge Malmö - UEFA.com
Malmö coach Åge Hareide had spoken of the importance of keeping Ronaldo facing towards his own goal in this matchday two contest – the theory being it would also keep the Madrid No7 off the scoresheet. In practice, the tactic failed blatantly as the Portuguese international netted on 29 and 90 minutes to clinch the points. The landmark first was his 500th career goal for club and country; the second brought him level with the great Raúl González in the Madrid scoring charts.
Real Madrid star Cristiano Ronaldo coy on future - ESPN FC
Cristiano Ronaldo was involved in an angry exchange with journalists after equalling the all-time goalscoring record at Real Madrid, and gave mixed-message over his future saying: "Nobody knows what will happen next year." Ronaldo's brace in the 2-0 win over Malmo on Wednesday saw him match former Madrid striker Raul Gonzalez's record tally of 323 goals for the club after just 308 games.
20 Real Madrid fans detained ahead of Malmo match | USA Today
Swedish police say they have detained about 20 Real Madrid supporters for disorderly conduct ahead of the team's Champions League match against Malmo. Police spokesman Jimmy Modin says two were held on suspicion of assault while the others were detained for "disturbing the public order."
Real Madrid news: Odegaard in Real Madrid limbo - Goal.com
Real Madrid wonderkid Martin Odegaard has been left in limbo after he wasn't included in the Champions League squad to face Malmo or the club's UEFA Youth League selection. The 16-year-old joined the club from Norwegian side Stromsgodset in a 2.3 million euro deal in January after making his professional debut aged just 15.
Guedes earns Benfica comeback win at Atlético - UEFA.com
It all looked to be going to plan for the hosts when Ángel Correa marked his first Atlético start with the opener, but Nicolás Gaitán had other ideas. The Argentinian international pulled one back from nothing before the break, then teed up 18-year-old Gonçalo Guedes to make it 2-1 soon after the restart.
Atletico striker Correa to be among best in Europe - Godin - ESPN FC
Atletico Madrid defender Diego Godin has tipped his side's emerging star Angel Correa to soon become one of Europe's top players. Correa, 20, joined Atletico in summer 2014, but missed all of last season with a heart issue which required surgery.
Jackson ‘frustrated’ by goal drought | Football Espana
Jackson Martinez admits his lack of Atletico Madrid goals is bothering him as Benfica took a Champions League win from their Vicente Calderon visit. Atletico took the lead in the first half only for the Portuguese side to fight back after the break and former Porto striker Martinez lamented a rough evening, both for the club and on a personal level.
Will Fernando Torres’s big-game record influence the Madrid derby? | Sky Sports
Fernando Torres's most recent goal - his 99th for Atletico Madrid - came against Eibar, the smallest club in La Liga. And yet, even against such opposition, the strike still offered a reminder of his remarkable knack for delivering on the big occasion.
Impressive Juventus too strong for Sevilla - UEFA.com
Juventus maintained their perfect record in UEFA Champions League Group D, beating Sevilla courtesy of late goal in each half from Álvaro Morata and Simone Zaza. Struggling in Serie A, the Bianconeri started brightly and Paul Pogba had a good chance seconds after kick-off, firing over from a good position after collecting Morata's incisive pass. Juve were particularly dangerous from their right flank, where Juan Cuadrado tormented the Sevilla defence.
Valencia confirm hamstring woe for Abdennour | FourFourTwo
Valencia defender Aymen Abdennour has suffered a hamstring injury, the Liga club have confirmed. Tunisia international Abdennour sustained the problem during Tuesday night's Champions League clash at Lyon, where he was substituted just before the hour.
Valencia to receive S$160 million injection from Peter Lim's Meriton Holdings, Football News & Top Stories - The Straits Times
Peter Lim has flexed his financial muscle to prove that he is serious in making his club Valencia a forcein Spanish and European football with a massive cash injection. The billionaire's private investment company Meriton Holdings will pump €100 million (S$160 million) into the Spanish football club owned by the Singaporean.
Racing facing FIFA sanction? | Football Espana
Racing Santander could find themselves docked six points by FIFA over allegations they owe Panathinaikos for defender Nasief Morris. Morris moved on loan to Santander in 2009 and Marca reports the Greeks are claiming to be owed €75,000 of the €150,000 fee. Santander are in financial straits and Marca adds they’ve gone to the Spanish Football Federation, the RFEF, for advice.