Valencia dropped more points in their pursuit of a Champions League place with a Dani Parejo free-kick rescuing a 1-1 draw at Rayo Vallecano as both sides finished with 10 men after a stormy La Liga clash on Thursday.
Real Madrid`s appeal against a yellow card shown to forward Cristiano Ronaldo in Wednesday`s 2-0 La Liga win at Rayo Vallecano has been granted by the Spanish soccer federation (RFEF), the club said on Friday.
Cristiano Ronaldo headed his 300th goal for Real Madrid in a laboured 2-0 La Liga victory at neighbours Rayo Vallecano on Wednesday that kept the gap to leaders Barcelona down to four points with eight games left.
After scoring five goals against Granada, Cristiano Ronaldo is ready to make his Real Madrid tally reach 300 tonight. The European giants will visit Rayo Vallecano and another impressive outing will put pressure on La Liga leaders Barcelona.
Real Madrid winger Gareth Bale has a foot problem and could miss Wednesday`s La Liga game at Rayo Vallecano when Real will look to keep up the pressure on leaders Barcelona, coach Carlo Ancelotti said on Tuesday.
Real Madrid coach Carlo Ancelotti is facing a midfield selection conundrum for Wednesday`s La Liga match across town at Rayo Vallecano as the European champions look to keep up the pressure on leaders Barcelona.
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.
Barcelona will have to do without suspended striker Neymar for Sunday`s La Liga clash with Rayo Vallecano, but the Brazilian`s absence could be an ideal opportunity for Pedro to show his value to coach Luis Enrique.