Benzema out of Madrid squad for Juventus clash
Benzema out of Madrid squad for Juventus clash

French international striker Karim Benzema hasn`t travelled with the rest of the Real Madrid squad for the first-leg of their Champions League semi-final away to Juventus on Tuesday.

Luis Suarez brings more than just goals to Barcelona attack
Luis Suarez brings more than just goals to Barcelona attack

After a slow start at Barcelona, Luis Suarez now has a strike rate comparable to Lionel Messi and Cristiano Ronaldo, while his selfless style has also helped instill a spirit of camaraderie within their deadly attack.

Carlo Ancelotti hopeful over Karim Benzema fitness for Juve clash
Carlo Ancelotti hopeful over Karim Benzema fitness for Juve clash

Real Madrid coach Carlo Ancelotti is hopeful of having striker Karim Benzema fit to face Juventus in the first-leg of their Champions League semi-final on Tuesday.

16-year-old prodigy Martin Odegaard nears fulfilling his Real Madrid dream
16-year-old prodigy Martin Odegaard nears fulfilling his Real Madrid dream

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's Chicharito Hernandez more natural goal-scorer than Karim Benzema'
'Real Madrid's Chicharito Hernandez more natural goal-scorer than Karim Benzema'

Former Real Madrid Mexican striker Hugo Sanchez has praised his compatriot "Chicharito" Hernandez, who he described as a "more decisive" player in comparison to Karim Benzema, who he does not consider "a natural goal-scorer."

Gareth Bale, Karim Benzema likely to be fit for Juventus clash: Carlo Ancelotti
Gareth Bale, Karim Benzema likely to be fit for Juventus clash: Carlo Ancelotti

 Holders Real Madrid are likely to have forwards Gareth Bale and Karim Benzema back for next week`s Champions League semi-final first leg at Juventus, coach Carlo Ancelotti said on Tuesday.

Martin Odegaard gets call-up to Real Madrid first team
Martin Odegaard gets call-up to Real Madrid first team

 Norwegian teenage sensation Martin Odegaard could make his first appearance for Real Madrid when the European champions host Almeria on Wednesday after being included in Carlo Ancelotti`s squad for the first time.

Real Madrid absences won`t affect Atletico: Diego Simeone
Real Madrid absences won`t affect Atletico: Diego Simeone

Atletico Madrid coach Diego Simeone has refused to accept a host of injuries and suspensions to key Real Madrid players has given his side the upper hand in their Champions League quarter-final tie.

Karim Benzema adds to Real Madrid injury woes
Karim Benzema adds to Real Madrid injury woes

Karim Benzema looks set to join Luka Modric and Gareth Bale on the sidelines for Real Madrid`s decisive Champions League quarter-final, second leg clash with Atletico Madrid on Wednesday with a knee problem.

Marcelo's Champions League suspension bad news for Real Madrid
Marcelo's Champions League suspension bad news for Real Madrid

 Holders Real Madrid and city rivals Atletico emerged from Tuesday`s tempestuous 0-0 Champions League quarter-final draw knowing that Real left back Marcelo and Atletico midfielder Mario Suarez are out of next week`s return leg.

Carlo Ancelotti seeking nine more wins after Real's nine-goal romp
Carlo Ancelotti seeking nine more wins after Real's nine-goal romp

Real Madrid boss Carlo Ancelotti wants no let up from his side in the remaining nine La Liga games of the season after thrashing Granada 9-1 on Sunday.

La Liga: Cristiano Ronaldo hits five in nine-goal Real Madrid rout
La Liga: Cristiano Ronaldo hits five in nine-goal Real Madrid rout

Cristiano Ronaldo scored five times as Real Madrid moved to within a point of Barcelona at the top of La Liga with a stunning 9-1 thrashing of Granada on Sunday.

All eyes on Lionel Messi's foot as La Liga returns after break
All eyes on Lionel Messi's foot as La Liga returns after break

FC Barcelona forward Lionel Messi's foot is likely to be the main focus of interest as La Liga returns to action following the international break.

El Clasico: Once again the defining moment of La Liga
El Clasico: Once again the defining moment of La Liga

At 9 pm local time on Sunday, 98,000 fans at the Camp Nou Stadium here and a worldwide television audience of around one billion will watch what has become the most important club game in the world as FC Barcelona entertain arch-rivals Real Madrid in a game which has become known as 'El Clasico'.

Angry Cristiano Ronaldo's record overshadowed by poor Real showing
Angry Cristiano Ronaldo's record overshadowed by poor Real showing

Two-goal Cristiano Ronaldo may have become the record scorer in European competition on Tuesday but the Real Madrid forward was left seething by another poor performance from the stuttering European champions.

Roberto Di Matteo left wondering how four-goal Schalke are out
Roberto Di Matteo left wondering how four-goal Schalke are out

Schalke 04 coach Roberto Di Matteo was finding it hard to take in how his team managed to score four goals at Real Madrid on Tuesday but still failed to get past the holders into the Champions League quarter-finals.

Real Madrid implosion `incomprehensible` for Carlo Ancelotti
Real Madrid implosion `incomprehensible` for Carlo Ancelotti

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.

Front three still untouchable for Carlo Ancelotti
Front three still untouchable for Carlo Ancelotti

Real Madrid boss Carlo Ancelotti has insisted that his star front three of Cristiano Ronaldo, Karim Benzema and Gareth Bale will always start when fit despite a recent dip in form from all three.

Elimination unthinkable for out-of-form Real Madrid
Elimination unthinkable for out-of-form Real Madrid

European champions Real Madrid will expect to take another step closer to becoming the first team in 25 years to retain the Champions League when they host Schalke on Tuesday holding a 2-0 lead from the first leg of their last 16 tie.