Martin Odegaard has been touted as the next big thing in football. And on Wednesday, the 16-year-old will get to sit on the Real Madrid bench when the Spanish giants host Almaria. It will serve as a big step in the Norwegian prodigy's progression in the Real ranks, which certainly boast of a ensemble of Galaticos.
Real Madrid coach Carlo Ancelotti`s decision to deploy defender Sergio Ramos in central midfield was the key to Wednesday`s 1-0 Champions League victory over Atletico Madrid, according to captain Iker Casillas.
Real Madrid kept up the chase behind FC Barcelona in the race for the BBVA Primera Liga title as goals from Sergio Ramos, James Rodriguez and Cristiano Ronaldo gave them a hard-fought win against Malaga, a media report said on Sunday.
Atletico Madrid goalkeeper Jan Oblak produced a heroic performance to repel holders Real Madrid and help secure a 0-0 draw in their Champions League quarter-final, first leg at the Calderon on Tuesday.
Real Madrid coach Carlo Ancelotti insisted his side`s focus is on retaining the Champions League not gaining revenge over Atletico Madrid when the two sides meet for a seventh time this season in the first leg of their quarter-final on Tuesday.
Real Madrid will look to returnees Luka Modric and Sergio Ramos to give them a lift and clear the storm clouds hanging over them when they entertain Levante UD in a La Liga match at the Santiago Bernabeu Stadium on Sunday.
Real Madrid boss Carlo Ancelotti admitted he is at a loss to explain the European champions dramatic slump in form as they sneaked into the quarter-finals of the Champions League despite losing 4-3 to Schalke on Tuesday.
Real Madrid defender Sergio Ramos has suffered a hamstring tear that could keep him out for up to six weeks, the La Liga leaders said on Friday. Ramos limped off during the first half of Real’s victory over Sevilla on Wednesday and tests revealed a more serious injury than first anticipated.
World Player of the Year Cristiano Ronaldo returns for a Real Madrid side otherwise stricken by injuries and suspensions as they look to beat Atletico Madrid for the first time in six meetings this season on Saturday.