The Argentina star injured knee ligaments in a win over Las Palmas, but he's now ready to step up his recovery work — with a Clasico date the goal.
Monday, October 5, 2015
Sadio Mane and Virgil van Dijk were denied penalties in the first half at Stamford Bridge - and that may have influenced Radamel Falcao not getting his decision, Mark Halsey says.
Sunday, October 4, 2015
After conceding a late equalizer against Atletico Madrid, Real Madrid coach Rafael Benitez rued two points dropped.
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.
A late equalizer from Luciano Vietto earned a point for Los Colchoneros as Rafa Benitez's men were left frustrated at Vicente Calderon...
A goal in the dying minutes pulled the home side level and snatched a point in a derby draw.
Rafael Benitez's side have a poor recent record against their local rivals but could move ahead of Barcelona in the table with a win
The Reds star says he is "happy" at Anfield and has no plans to join his Brazil teammate at Camp Nou.
Gareth Bale and Sergio Ramos have been given the medical all-clear to face Atletico Madrid, according to Rafael Benitez.
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
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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.
Luis Enrique admits there is work for Barcelona to do after the reigning Liga champion went down 2-1 away to Sevilla.
Luis Enrique's reigning La Liga champions dropped points on the road at Sevilla in the absence of their injured star Lionel Messi.
Goal took in the action in Seville, where the home side survived a late onslaught to pick up its second win of the season against a Messi-less Barca
The Portuguese forward has refused to guarantee his future with the Blancos after pulling level with Raul, but his boss hopes to keep him in the Spanish capital.
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.
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