Spain

Thursday 23 October 2014

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The biggest game of the European club season takes place on Saturday in the Spanish capital, but will it be the Blancos or the Blaugrana who emerge victorious?

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The forward is unhappy with Real Madrid having a day less rest than Barcelona and played down talk of the game simply being a duel between him and Lionel Messi

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The Uruguay international has not played a competitive fixture since being banned for four months for biting Italy defender Giorgio Chiellini at the World Cup in June

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PROFILE: Sevilla's sporting director has professed his loyalty to Los Rojiblancos but Europe's biggest clubs are once again taking notice of his success in the transfer market

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The goalkeeper says that the Portuguese superstar is playing at the peak of his powers right now, while he is also thrilled by Los Blancos' run of eight consecutive wins

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The midfielder played a starring role as Diego Simeone's side routed Malmo to move into pole position to reach the Champions League knockouts

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A tale of two strikers, both of whom have been under intense scrutiny, summed up the difference in quality between the two teams in Wednesday's clash at Anfield

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The Italy international exchanged jerseys with Real Madrid defender Pepe at half-time with the score at 3-0 and was subsequently substituted at the interval for Adam Lallana

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The hosts turned it on in the second half to score five unanswered goals which put them top of Group A thanks to an inspired showing from Koke

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COMMENT: The Portuguese set the Blancos on their way to a comprehensive 3-0 win as Carlo Ancelotti's side showed they are ready for the meeting with Barcelona on Saturday

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The France international netted a first-half brace, while the Ballon d'Or holder continued his superb run of form to bag his 20th goal in 13 appearances this season

Wednesday 22 October 2014

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The Spaniard has notched nine assists in his first 10 appearances for the Blues and his manager now says he can understand why he wore the armband at Arsenal

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The 25-year-old was convicted of multiple fraud offences totalling approximately €67,000 after assuming the Blues starlet's identity to help maintain a lavish lifestyle

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The Catalan club have been rocked by more bad news as former club chief Josep Lluis Nunez finally faces a spell in jail following a high-profile tax fraud case

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The Barcelona star is one goal away from equalling Telmo Zarra's record as La Liga's all-time highest goalscorer, but he maintains he just wants three points