Ronaldo's assistant: Lucas Vazquez can be Real Madrid's new Di Maria - Goal.com
It was the moment that killed off the tie. Lucas Vazquez emerged from the bench to replace Gareth Bale and within four minutes the Spanish winger had set up Cristiano Ronaldo for the goal that finally ended Roma's resistance. An unlikely hero was born - and Real Madrid breathed a sigh of relief.
Real Madrid no better post-Rafa Benitez - Marcelino - Goal.com
Villarreal coach Marcelino has not seen any significant improvement from Real Madrid since Rafael Benitez was replaced by Zinedine Zidane at the helm. Zidane took over from Benitez in January with Madrid in third position, four points off the summit, but, with 10 games remaining, the gap has grown to 12, and Marcelino has questioned the decision to switch coaches at the Santiago Bernabeu.
Benzema restraining order lifted | Football Espana
Real Madrid striker Karim Benzema is free to represent France at Euro 2016 after his restraining order was definitively lifted on Friday. In a statement released by the Versailles Court of Appeal, Benzema is allowed to make contact with international teammate Mathieu Valbuena again, thus opening the door for both players to represent Les Bleus together this summer.
Carlos Vela trains at Real Sociedad after dubious absence - ESPN FC
Mexico international Carlos Vela has returned to training with Real Sociedad after sitting out one day following a questionable absence. Spanish media reports said Vela skipped training to attend a Chris Brown concert in Madrid over the weekend after photos of the striker appeared on social media. Vela reportedly told the club he had a bout of gastroenteritis.
Reality beckons for Llagostera | Football Espana
Sitting second-bottom of the League table may be considered a failure for most teams, but not for Llagostera. This tiny Catalan club have no right to even be in Spain’s Segunda Division, yet that is exactly where this team, from a town of 8,000 people in the Girona suburbs, finds itself for the second straight season.