Break key to Cristiano Ronaldo`s stunning form: Carlo Ancelotti
Break key to Cristiano Ronaldo`s stunning form: Carlo Ancelotti

Real Madrid boss Carlo Ancelotti believes Cristiano Ronaldo`s three-week break at the start of the season to ease knee and hamstring injuries is the reason for the Portuguese`s sensational form.

Hierro succeeds Zidane at Real Madrid

Spanish football club Real Madrid has appointed former captain Fernando Hierro as the new assistant coach for the `Los Blancos`.

Madrid `athletes` too much for Bayern, admits Guardiola

Bayern Munich boss Pep Guardiola said his side had struggled to contain Real Madrid`s pace on the counter-attack as Los Blancos secured a 1-0 advantage from the first leg of their Champions League semi-final on Wednesday.

Ronaldo set to return for Real`s Bayern test

World Player of the Year Cristiano Ronaldo looks set to make his comeback from injury for Real Madrid when Bayern Munich visit the Santiago Bernabeu for their Champions League semi-final, first leg on Wednesday.

Atletico ready for familiar foe Mourinho

Atletico Madrid may be in uncharted territory as they prepare for their first Champions League semi-final in 40 years, but they will meet a familiar face in Chelsea boss Jose Mourinho when the Londoners travel to the Spanish capital on Tuesday.

Barca hoping to continue revival in Catalan derby

Barcelona have the destiny of the tightest La Liga title race in years in their own hands after gaining six points on eternal rivals Real Madrid in the past week.

Real Madrid beaten again as Atletico, Barca win

Real Madrid suffered a huge blow to their La Liga title hopes as a 2-1 win for Sevilla sent them crashing to a second defeat in four days.

Clasico on Madrid minds as Schalke hope to save face

Real Madrid already have one foot in the quarter-finals of the Champions League after thrashing Schalke 6-1 in the first leg of their last 16 tie in Germany three weeks ago.

Ancelotti happy with attitude of below-par Madrid

Real Madrid coach Carlo Ancelotti hailed his side`s character as they ground out a 1-0 win away to Malaga on Saturday to maintain their three-point lead at the top of La Liga.

Barcelona target top spot ahead of City return

Barcelona could be boosted by a return to the top of La Liga just three days before they host Manchester City in the Champions League with a win away to Valladolid on Saturday.

Enjoyment key to Madrid form, says Bale

Real Madrid winger Gareth Bale had a perfect return to action after three games out through injury, with a goal and an assist as Los Blancos moved to the top of La Liga on Saturday.

Post Ballon d`Or, Cristiano Ronaldo continues to score and evolve

It seems, Cristiano Ronaldo is not the one to rest on the laurels. After being crowned the best footballer in the world in the past one year, the Real Madrid front-man continued his unrivaled form by scoring the opener against Osasuna in their 2-0 win.

Morata going nowhere, insists Ancelotti

Real Madrid coach Carlo Ancelotti has reaffirmed that none of his players will be leaving during the January transfer window despite reported interest from Premier League leaders Arsenal in Alvaro Morata.

Perez admits to La Decima `obsession`

Los Blancos have been stuck on nine European Cup triumphs since 2002 and are desperate to claim a historic tenth title this year

`Ronaldo carrying Madrid but Ribery deserves Ballon d`Or`: Ben Arfa

The Frenchman is in awe of the way in which the Portuguese wins games singlehandedly for Los Blancos, but he feels his compatriots` treble success should be recognised

Bale set for Real Madrid Bernabeu bow

Gareth Bale will get his first taste of action at the Santiago Bernabeu as a Real Madrid player on Sunday when Los Blancos host struggling Getafe.

I'm convinced Ronaldo will renew: Perez

Real Madrid president Florentino Perez is convinced Cristiano Ronaldo will renew his contract at the club.

Ramos excited by Isco to Madrid rumours

The Spain international has hailed the Malaga starlet`s abilities and is hopeful his compatriot will chose to join los Blancos ahead of Manchester City.

Modric determined to remain at Real Madrid

The former Tottenham midfielder, who joined los Blancos last season, wants to establish himself at the Santiago Bernabeu, while he also praised former boss Jose Mourinho.

I have something to offer Real Madrid: Modric

Los Blancos` summer signing insists he can justify the huge investment made in him following the winter break, after a disappointing start to his career at the Santiago Bernabeu.