The Blaugrana will be without Lionel Messi for Saturday's clash against Sevilla but their Brazilian star is confident that the 2015-16 season will be another full of trophies.
Saturday, October 3, 2015
The duo have been missing since the Champions League victory over Shakhtar Donetsk in September but are set to return against Diego Simeone's side in Sunday's derby.
A top sports psychologist has spoken to Goal about the German goalkeeper, who is enduring a difficult time with Barcelona in the opening weeks of the season.
The forward has scored exactly half of Real's 20 goals in the current campaign, but the former Spain shot-stopper says Rafa Benitez's side do not rely on the Portuguese forward
The Spain manager insisted he "did not like" the Chelsea striker's behavior in the 2-0 Premier League win over Arsenal in September.
Keylor Navas is relishing the test Real Madrid faces when it travels to the Vicente Calderon to face Atletico Madrid.
Friday, October 2, 2015
Eduardo Berizzo's Celta Vigo could not make the most of its chances as the side was held to a goalless La Liga draw.
The 32-year-old has been out since late August with a hamstring injury but the coach has welcomed him back into the team ahead of the meeting with Sevilla
The Colchoneros have tasted defeats in consecutive fixtures going into the clash against their city rival, but El Cholo still has unconditional backing from his players.
The Blaugrana begin life in the Primera Division without the Argentine attacker after his injury against Las Palmas last weekend, while Real faces a tough test at Atletico.
The Portugal forward apologized to the media as he picked up an award for breaking the club's scoring record in the 2-0 Champions League win over Malmo on Wednesday.
The Blues forward has been left out because of a one-game suspension, while the in-form Celta man makes it into Vicente Del Bosque's squad.
Barcelona will be hoping to leapfrog Villarreal at the top of La Liga by overcoming Sevilla on Saturday.
Thursday, October 1, 2015
Cristiano Ronaldo has reacted to passing 500 career goals and tying Raul at the top of Real Madrid's scoring charts.
Goals from Markus Henriksen and an own goal from Eneko Boveda were enough to grab three points for the home side, despite a good performance from substitute Aritz Aduriz.
A late Aritz Aduriz goal gave the Basque side hope of a comeback in Thursday's Europa League match but John van den Brom's club was able to hold out for three points.
Barcelona has not lost to Sevilla since Dani Alves played for the other side while Real Madrid faces a tough derby test as Goal and Opta look ahead to the action in Spain.
From tax troubles to the injury of Lionel Messi, the Brazilian has endured a nightmare seven days - but now is the time to step up and show he can take on 'La Pulga's' mantle.
The Real Madrid superstar netted his 500th and 501st career goals on Wednesday. With Opta's help, Goal breaks down how, when and where he has scored over the years
The franchise is hoping for better fortunes after a disappointing debut season in MLS, and Real Madrid's record-breaking scorer would fit the bill perfectly for its owner.