Wednesday, October 7, 2015
Benitez faced severe criticism after his side threw away two points at Atletico on Sunday and an encounter with his captain is a major inconvenience at the Santiago Bernabeu.
The Bianconeri director is confident that the striker will not leave the club for Real Madrid any time soon and believes he has great potential.
Tuesday, October 6, 2015
Sergio Ramos says Rafael Benitez is welcome to speak with him after the Real Madrid boss fumed over a penalty conceded against Atletico.
David Beckham returned to Old Trafford ahead of a UNICEF charity match to discuss Sir Alex Ferguson, Ryan Giggs, Zinedine Zidane...and flying boots!
The former Old Trafford star admits the 73-year-old can still strike fear into him, 12 years after the pair last worked together, ahead of November's UNICEF Match for Children.
The Madrid coach was criticized for handing Atleti the initiative as the club came back to draw 1-1 on Sunday but blames the opposition's good performance.
The center back hurt his shoulder in a Champions League clash and will be replaced by club teammate Nacho Fernandez for the fixtures against Luxembourg and Ukraine.
Monday, October 5, 2015
Karim Benzema must start putting away more chances, warns Real Madrid boss Rafael Benitez.
Keylor Navas' has been lauded by former Real Madrid teammate Iker Casillas for an impressive start to the new season.
After being withdrawn early for the sixth time in eight outings this season, Karim Benzema has acknowledged his frustration is mounting.
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
It was an incredible day of football action, with derbies and rivalries galore. Check out all the best statistics, featuring both the Swede and the Pole setting new bars in thei...
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.
Cristiano Ronaldo was honored by Real Madrid this week and Rafael Benitez is eager for him to stay at the club for years to come.
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
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.