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Zinedine Zidane looking vulnerable as Real Madrid face Julen Lopetegui reunion

Sevilla top La Liga with 10 points after four games and while Real are also unbeaten and only two points back, they are smarting from a humiliating 3-0 defeat to Paris St Germain in the Champions League which has coach Zinedine Zidane feeling the heat.

Sep 19, 2019, 20:02 PM IST

La Liga: Sevilla win 1-0 away to Granada

The only goal came on the counter on Friday as the two Andalusian clubs renewed their rivalry after a two-year gap while Granada toiled in the second division.
 

Aug 24, 2019, 11:07 AM IST

Sevilla's Joris Gnagnon apologises after 'heinous' tackle on Liverpool youngster

Gnagnon launched a wild challenge on the 18-year-old Larouchi, which launched him into the air and led him to being carried off on a stretcher during Liverpool`s 2-1 defeat at Fenway Park on Sunday.

Jul 23, 2019, 00:30 AM IST

Julen Lopetegui's Sevilla makeover continues with the signing of Oliver Torres

Torres, 24, has known Lopetegui since playing under him at the 2013 under-20 World Cup for Spain and followed him to Porto a year later on loan from Atletico Madrid, eventually signing a permanent deal in 2017, a year after Lopetegui was sacked.

Jul 15, 2019, 22:38 PM IST

Real Madrid set for resurgence after massive defeat to Ajax, with Jose Mourinho waiting in wings

Coach Santiago Solari may have a contract until 2021 but no-one expects him to remain beyond the close season after overseeing Tuesday`s catastrophic last-16 second leg defeat which ended the club`s 1,012-day reign as kings of Europe.

Mar 06, 2019, 17:51 PM IST

Former Real Madrid coach Julen Lopetegui open to EPL switch

In 2018, Lopetegui was not only sacked by Spain days before the World Cup, but was also subsequently fired by Real Madrid three months into the season.

Feb 14, 2019, 16:12 PM IST

La Liga: Red-hot Vinicius Jr has Barcelona in his sights

The 18-year-old was left out of the squad when Real last visited the Nou Camp in October, deemed too young and too inexperienced to face a Barca side who went on to defeat Madrid 5-1.

Feb 04, 2019, 16:07 PM IST

Solari approved by Spanish federation as Real Madrid's permanent manager

With victories over Melilla in the Copa del Rey, Viktoria Plzen in the Champions League, and Real Valladolid and Celta Vigo in La Liga, Solari has enjoyed the best start of any manager in the club`s history.

Nov 12, 2018, 21:15 PM IST

Real Madrid defender Dani Carvajal defends sacked coach Julen Lopetegui

Lopetegui was dismissed last week after less than five months in charge of Real, following a hefty Clasico defeat by Barcelona and a dire run of form in which they sunk to ninth in La Liga.

Nov 05, 2018, 23:24 PM IST

Real Madrid squad earns praise from club president despite struggling season

Perez also stressed that the redevelopment of Santiago Bernabeu stadium is to begin in the near future, and that this would in turn bring new resources and revenue streams to the club.

Nov 03, 2018, 22:19 PM IST

Santiago Solari ''excited'' at chance to coach Real Madrid

Solari admitted he had taken over in a "delicate moment," but insisted "that in moments such as this you see the personality of the players."

Oct 30, 2018, 22:19 PM IST

Julen Lopetegui guaranteed to be Real coach against Barca: Club director Emilio Butragueno

Lopetegui initially avoided the question of whether he would be in charge against Barcelona by saying "that is not a question for me". 

Oct 24, 2018, 19:32 PM IST

Real Madrid coach downplays departure rumours amid 5-game winless streak

After two matches, Real Madrid is currently third in Champions League Group G with three points, right behind Roma.

Oct 22, 2018, 23:55 PM IST

FIFA announces referees for Club World Cup

La Liga outfit Real Madrid are the defending champions of the tournament having emerged victorious in the last two editions as well.

Oct 17, 2018, 22:47 PM IST

UEFA Champions League: Real Madrid’s Ramos, Bale, Marcelo, Isco to miss Moscow clash

Defending champions Real Madrid are scheduled to meet CSKA Moscow in their Group G match on Wednesday at the VEB Arena in Moscow.

Sep 30, 2018, 21:51 PM IST

Real Madrid's Gareth Bale will fill the void left by Cristiano Ronaldo: Julen Lopetegui

“Cristiano Ronaldo is one of the main players in the recent history of Real Madrid. He expressed a desire to leave and we allowed him to. Gareth Bale is a magnificent player, with so many qualities. He can help fill the void,” Lopetegui said

Aug 01, 2018, 11:44 AM IST

Spanish Football Federation appoint Luis Enrique as coach

President of the federation Luis Rubiales announced the appointment of head coach and sporting director during a press conference on Monday.

Jul 09, 2018, 18:16 PM IST

FIFA World Cup 2018: Sergio Ramos calls for Spanish reflection after Morocco mayhem

The sense that Spain had been let off the hook against Morocco was reflected on the front covers of the two main sports newspapers AS and Marca, who had identical headlines declaring: "Long Live VAR!"

Jun 26, 2018, 16:25 PM IST

FIFA World Cup 2018: Julen Lopetegui shadow hangs over Spain ahead of Morocco game

"It was surprising and I think that even though there were motives and reasons behind the decision, the players had no say in it and it was not the right time," Saul Niguez said.

Jun 24, 2018, 15:53 PM IST

FIFA World Cup 2018: Nacho Fernandez highlights Spain's ability to overcome the challenges of new coach Fernando Hierro

The Spanish soccer federation fired Julen Lopetegui on Wednesday after Lopetegui was appointed as Real Madrid's new head coach and hired Fernando Hierro, as the new head coach.

Jun 17, 2018, 11:41 AM IST