Which team dominated the La Liga XI of the week for Gameweek 8? | WhoScored
Despite scoring the most goals of any team over the weekend in Spain’s top-flight only Luis Suarez (8.69) could join Neymar in the team of the week. It was actually their fiercest rivals, Real Madrid, that dominated the team of the week with three players in the starting fold thanks to their routine 3-0 win over Levante in the weekend’s earliest kick-off.
Real Madrid - Gareth Bale suffers recurrence of calf injury - ESPN FC
Gareth Bale has reinjured his left calf muscle and will be out indefinitely, Real Madrid said on Monday. The soleus injury means the Wales star is likely to miss the Champions League clash on Wednesday against Paris Saint-Germain.
Does Real Madrid risk losing Ronaldo to Man Utd? - Goal.com
Yet Ronaldo’s relationship with Real Madrid remains a contentious one. When he announced recently that he intends to keep playing until he is 36, many in the Spanish capital immediately expressed doubt that he would play out his later years in the famous all-white kit. With each passing summer there is a hint of surprise for some that Ronaldo’s stay in La Liga goes on.
Cristiano Ronaldo leaving Madrid for PSG not out of question - ESPN FC
Cristiano Ronaldo could leave Real Madrid for Paris Saint-Germain at the end of the season, according to former president Ramon Calderon. Ronaldo, 30, became Madrid's all-time leading scorer on Saturday, overtaking Raul's total of 323 goals by netting in a 3-0 win over Levante.
Karim Benzema out for PSG clash | Get French Football News
Real Madrid striker Karim Benzema will miss tomorrow’s Champions League clash with PSG through injury. The French international has not been able to shake off a left thigh injury that he sustained during the international break.
Will Real Madrid's Jese remain patient for playing time? - ESPN FC
Can a decent 21 minutes against Levante turn Jese's Real Madrid career around? Jese came on as a substitute against the Les Granotes and scored in the 81st minute, adding the final goal in his club's 3-0 win. Real Madrid manager Rafa Benitez's comments after the game spoke volumes.
Player Focus: Casemiro Taking His Chance to Shine for Real Madrid
For all the criticism Rafa Benitez has received following his appointment as Real Madrid head coach, one has to commend certain aspects of Los Blancos’ impressive start to the season. The Madrid side are one of four teams in Europe’s top 5 leagues yet to succumb to defeat this campaign, along with Celta Vigo - who they face this coming weekend - Bayern Munich and PSG.
Alvaro Negredo left out of Valencia squad to face Gent - Goal.com
Alvaro Negredo has again been left out of Valencia's matchday squad as they prepare to take on Gent. The former Manchester City striker, who has scored just twice so far this season, sat out Saturday's 3-0 victory over Malaga and has been overlooked for Tuesday's Champions League encounter.
Sanabria blow for Sporting | Football Espana
Sporting Gijon have been dealt a pre-Granada blow with confirmation that Antonio Sanabria faces six weeks out with a thigh injury. Marca reports that the Roma loanee opted out of training with Thursday after he felt discomfort in his leg, and MRI scans performed a day later have since revealed a second-degree tear in his left quadriceps muscle.
David Moyes should not be sacked, and Barcelona still have worries, says Guillem Balague | Sky Sports
The Anoeta was shouting "Moyes go home" in English, so he understands it. He made 12th place last season, just about par for the course, but is now 16th with just one win all season. The fans were not happy about the 2-0 defeat by Atletico Madrid on Sunday, but if you look at the performance, Real Sociedad had a good chance for a point, especially with the late penalty decision against them.
Sporting Gijon 3-3 Granada - ESPN FC
Sporting Gijon scored two late goals to set up a thrilling 3-3 draw with struggling Granada, who finished a tumultuous game with nine men. Miguel Angel Guerrero's stoppage-time equaliser denied Granada a first win since August and keeps the Andalusians bottom of the Primera Division.
Paco Herrera sacked at Las Palmas after poor start - ESPN FC
Las Palmas have sacked coach Paco Herrera following their 4-0 loss to Getafe on Sunday and hired Quique Setien as his replacement. Herrera guided Las Palmas to promotion last season as they beat Real Zaragoza in the playoffs having finished fourth in the Segunda Division standings.