Thursday, October 1, 2015
The summer signing from Real Madrid showed the Bianconeri just what they have been missing in a commanding performance in his first outing since recovering from injury.
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 Gunners have been leapfrogged by Paris Saint-Germain and Juventus after two surprising defeats while Barca's draw with Roma on matchday one has cost it second place.
The standard of player being turned out by Barca's academy has diminished but the famous finishing school came up trumps against Leverkusen.
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The Real Madrid ace scored twice against Malmo on Wednesday to break through a historic milestone and move level with Raul as the club's all-time record scorer.
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The manager believes his men only have themselves to blame for eventually losing to their Russian opponent, despite nearly securing an impressive three-goal comeback.
The Gladbach manager felt his team matched its Premier League opponent for long spells but admits his side lacked concentration to be able to see out the game.
The Portuguese head coach expected the teenager to make an immediate impact after making the move to Premier League from the French principality on transfer deadline day
The 49-year-old insists his side was well worth its 3-0 Champions League victory in Lviv on Wednesday, but praised the host's spirit throughout the tie.
The Portugal international scored twice in Europe to take his career goal tally to a landmark figure before turning on the press which he feels have not respected him in the past.
The coach raged at the way his side let in the winning goal and believed Morgan Schneiderlin should have been sent off late in the game.
The Spaniard shone once more for Louis van Gaal's side in the 2-1 Champions League win over Wolfsburg, while his captain was a passenger in the No.10 position.
Manuel Pellegrini was pleased Manchester City did not pay the price for poor defending in a 2-1 win at Borussia Monchengladbach.
Rafael Benitez has paid tribute to Cristiano Ronaldo after he reached two milestones against Malmo in the Champions League.
The former United midfielder believes the England skipper can bounce back from his poor night in front of goal in Europe and refused to criticise the England skipper's display
The Portuguese struck twice in the 2-0 win at Malmo to draw level with Raul as the club's all-time top scorer and show coach Rafa Benitez that he remains the go-to guy for goals.