Why are La Liga teams dominating Champions League and Europa League - ESPN FC
The half-time scores are in and Spain's in the lead again. Two home wins, two away draws, no defeats. Shakhtar Donetsk 2-2 Sevilla, Manchester City 0-0 Real Madrid, Villarreal 1-0 Liverpool, Atlético Madrid 1-0 Bayern Munich: Spain 4, everybody else 0?
Ronaldo out again for Real Madrid clash at Real Socieded - Eurosport
Cristiano Ronaldo is once again out of action for Real Madrid as they prepare to play Real Sociedad this weekend. Karim Benzema is also injured, having limped off earlier this week in the match against Manchester City - a match Ronaldo had missed. But manager Zinedine Zidane said that Gareth Bale should be fit to play the Liga clash.
Ronaldo still working out despite injury problems - Goal.com
Cristiano Ronaldo may be currently sidelined with a hamstring complaint but the Portuguese is certainly not taking things easy during his time off. The Real Madrid star was forced to miss his side's 0-0 draw with Manchester City in midweek in the Champions League and has been ruled out of los Blancos' clash with Real Sociedad on Saturday.
Real Madrid-Ajax charity game thrills Edwin van der Sar - ESPN FC
The Corazon Classic Match 2016 between a team of Real Madrid Legends and Ajax Legends takes place on Sunday, June 5, at the Estadio Santiago Bernabeu -- and will also serve as a tribute to recently deceased Netherlands and Barcelona legend Johan Cruyff.
'Isco and James are important' - but Zidane doesn't trust them when it matters most - Goal.com
Rafe Benitez left both players on the bench in his final match, a 2-2 draw at Valencia in early January, and the two were expected to feature much more prominently when Zinedine Zidane took over. Several months down the line, however, and the Frenchman seems to have come to the same conclusion as his predecessor.
Atletico: Simeone confident Saul will stay - Goal.com
Saul Niguez's stock may have risen further after his stunning solo goal to give Atletico Madrid victory over Bayern Munich in midweek, but Diego Simeone is confident of keeping him at Vicente Calderon. The 21-year-old has enjoyed a productive season, scoring nine times in all competitions as they challenge for La Liga and Champions League glory.
Atletico Madrid call Branca? | Football Italia
There are reports ex-Inter director Marco Branca could be working for Diego Simeone at Atletico Madrid next season. According to Tuttomercatoweb, the two former teammates will be reunited after playing together for Inter in 1997-98. The Italian would be part of Simeone’s staff in Madrid, working on transfers.
Sevilla's Michael Krohn-Dehli out at least seven months with broken knee - ESPN FC
Sevilla midfielder Michael Krohn-Dehli will be sidelined for at least seven months after undergoing surgery on a broken left knee. The Denmark midfielder suffered the gruesome injury on Thursday during the 2-2 draw at Shakhtar Donetsk in the Europa League semifinals.
Sporting Gijón 2-0 Eibar - ESPN FC
Jony Rodriguez scored one and set up a second as Sporting Gijon climbed out of the Primera Division's relegation zone with a vital 2-0 win over Eibar. The Rojiblancos moved above Granada and ahead of Rayo Vallecano on goal difference, with Jony the central figure.