Neymar continues to be linked to Manchester United, but Barcelona coach Luis Enrique would not engage in any talk around a potential move.
Monday, August 24, 2015
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Goal brings you the headlines from around Europe on a weekend that saw a debut goal for the Chelsea man while Barcelona kicked off its Liga campaign with a victory
Real Madrid registered 27 shots in the goalless game at Sporting Gijon on Sunday night, but failed to create enough clear chances as the attack lacked both balance and cohesion.
Rafael Benitez remained upbeat despite Sunday's frustrating La Liga draw at Sporting Gijon.
Barcelona coach Luis Enrique thrilled with his side's La Liga win over Athletic Bilbao, but is concerned about its growing injury list.
Sporting Gijon ensured Rafael Benitez endured a frustrating Real Madrid debut, holding the visiting side to a goalless draw at El Molinon.
Rafael Benitez's tenure gets off to a shaky start at El Molinon as they're held by Abelardo Fernandez and his newly-promoted Rojiblancos.
The Catalans started their league campaign with a 1-0 win over Athletic Bilbao and the coach was pleased with how they performed.
A second-half strike from Luis Suarez was just enough for Luis Enrique's side after Lionel Messi saw a penalty saved by Los Leones' goalkeeper Gorka Iraizoz in Bilbao.
Luis Suarez scored the only goal as Barcelona started their La Liga campaign with a 1-0 win at Athletic Bilbao on Sunday.
The Spain international produced an electric performance for Chelsea to put West Brom to the sword and ask more questions of the Red Devils, who missed out on the former Barca man.
Luis Enrique's men will be gunning for revenge as they return to the scene of their humiliating 4-0 loss in the Supercopa de Espana
Rafa Benitez has taken over from Carlo Ancelotti and the new man will be expected to deliver domestic success following a drought for Los Blancos in recent seasons
The Chelsea winger saw a strike ruled out in the 2011 Copa del Rey final as Barcelona lost to Real Madrid, leading to the war of words involving the Catalan and Portuguese coaches.
Francisco Buyo says Real Madrid supporters simply want to see Gareth Bale at his best.
Saturday, August 22, 2015
Manchester United and manager Louis van Gaal are too stubborn, according to ex-Real Madrid man Francisco Buyo.
The Argentine claims the playing surface is in a "bad state" but insisted it has nothing to do with the Blaugrana's upcoming visit.
Atletico Madrid will face far sterner tests in its title quest this season, but it made relatively light work of newly-promoted Las Palmas
Antoine Griezmann ensured a winning start to the campaign for Diego Simeone's men as they narrowly saw off the newly-promoted Los Amarillos
Diego Simeone's men, who lost their Liga crown to Barcelona last season, host a newly promoted side at the Vicente Calderon in their first competitive match of 2015-16.