Cristiano Ronaldo's mystery goal Real Madrid believe makes him their top scorer | Sky Sports
Ronaldo's two strikes for Real in the 2-0 win over Malmo on Wednesday night puts him level with Bernabeu legend Raul in the official record books on 323 goals. But the club themselves have the Portuguese forward on 324, congratulating him late on Wednesday on the official club website for breaking Spaniard Raul's record, which has stood since he left the club in 2010.
James Rodriguez 'fit for Madrid derby' - Eurosport British
The Colombia international has returned to training sooner than expected and could be called on by manager Rafa Benitez. It’s not guaranteed Benitez will include the former Monaco midfielder, who hasn’t played for his club since a 5-0 win over Real Betis in late August, in which he scored two of Madrid’s five goals.
Sergio Ramos returns to Real Madrid training after injury - ESPN FC
Real Madrid captain Sergio Ramos has returned to training after recovering from a shoulder injury, he has announced on Twitter. Ramos was sidelined after dislocated his left shoulder in the 4-0 Champions League Group A win at home to Shakhtar Donetsk on Sept. 15.
Diego Simeone and Atletico primed for Madrid derby - ESPN FC
It has not been the week many expected for Atletico Madrid. The plan was simple enough and to date should have been executed. Down Villarreal, take control of their Champions League group with a win over Benfica before welcoming Real Madrid to a rocking Vicente Calderon for another spanking.
Atletico Madrid v Real Madrid: The lowdown on the Spanish derby | Sky Sports
Real Madrid go into this weekend's derby in third spot, but the table could - and perhaps should - look better for Rafa Benitez's side, who were held to a goalless draw by Malaga, despite having 30 shots on goal and playing with an extra man for 13 minutes on Saturday. It was the first time Real have failed to score at home in 56 competitive games; a win would have seen them go top of La Liga.
Atletico ‘fear flare punishment’ | Football Espana
Atletico Madrid are concerned they could be punished for the behaviour of the Benfica supporters during Wednesday’s Champions League game. Benfica won 2-1 after Atletico had gone in front and celebrated the visiting fans celebrated the goal by lighting and throwing flares.
'Only Aguero for Madrid or Barca' | Football Espana
Manchester United legend Paul Scholes believes Sergio Aguero is the only Premier League player good enough to start for Barcelona or Real Madrid. England's finest have come under scrutiny this week following Chelsea and Arsenal's defeats to Porto and Olympiakos and Manchester City and Manchester United's struggles against Borussia Monchengladbach and Wolfsburg.
Baptistão powers Villarreal to Plzeň success - UEFA.com
Plzeň were pummelled from the off, but a string of half-chances never quite amounted to a breakthrough. Samuel Castillejo stroked wide from a good position, Léo Baptistão had a shot charged away by visiting goalkeeper Matúš Kozáčik, and Roberto Soldado fired over the bar and then flashed a header wide with the goal at his mercy.
Clinical AZ add to Athletic misery - UEFA.com
Aritz Aduriz's excellent strike brought hope, but Markus Henriksen and Eneko Bóveda's own goal extended the Basque side's poor start to the season.