The Portuguese was disappointing as Real let its lead slip late in the game while attempting to hold on for a 1-0 win in the derby at the Vicente Calderon, writes Ben Hayward.
Sunday, October 4, 2015
The Swede is up against some stern competition, with the likes of Jean-Pierre Papin, Zinedine Zidane and Juninho having also starred in Le Championnat. Loic Tanzi takes a look.
The striker has had his ups and downs with Massimiliano Allegri but the Spaniard is key to the club's hopes of winning a fifth successive Serie A title, says Mark Doyle.
The Gunners blew Manchester United away with a 3-0 win at the Emirates Stadium on Sunday, demonstrating their title credentials and bouncing back after an awful result in Europe.
From wasting the money from the sale of the Uruguayan to letting the club's skipper leave on a free transfer, Goal looks at why it all went so sour for the now former manager.
Louis van Gaal's side has been second best in every regard at Emirates Stadium, but the warning signs have been there to see for some time, says Kris Voakes.
Cristiano celebrated just hours after Atletico thrashed Real 4-0 in La Liga in February and Los Blancos never recovered as they missed out on the major titles at the season's end.
Saturday, October 3, 2015
There were no truly shocking decisions in the U.S. roster selection for the CONCACAF Cup, with Jurgen Klinsmann leaning on his veteran core.
A late-season surge likely won't be enough for NYCFC to qualify for the postseason after a last-gasp loss to D.C. United on Friday.
The Blues were roundly beaten by the Saints at Stamford Bridge and it was a particularly alarming defeat given the horrendous form of the Premier League champions
The 28-year-old is sidelined and without him, Luis Enrique's injury-hit side lacked a cutting edge at the Sanchez Pizjuan. On this evidence, he can't come back soon enough.
The Manchester City striker ran riot during a 20-minute spell to rip Newcastle to shreds, becoming the fastest player to hit five goals in Premier League history
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 Red Devils' assistant manager, who had just been handed a place on the England coaching staff, was left in charge when Sir Alex Ferguson jetted off to attend his son's wedding
The Dutchman is ruling Old Trafford with an iron fist, with players and staff alike subject to his authoritarian approach.
Friday, October 2, 2015
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 five-time World Champions kick off their journey to Russia 2018 in Santiago against Chile and will welcome captain Neymar back for November's trip to Argentina.
Prolific but injury hit, the Liverpool striker was back among the goals against Aston Villa ahead of the Merseyside derby clash with Everton on Sunday afternoon.
The Bayern Munich striker has been in lethal form in recent weeks, scoring 10 goals. Could he be the man to finally overtake the two La Liga superstars in the scoring stakes?
Tuca Ferretti named a Mexico roster full of players who are in form ahead of Oct. 10's CONCACAF Cup, writes Jon Arnold.