Monday, September 15, 2014

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COMMENT: The Italian needs to find a solution to his side's problems following the sales of Angel Di Maria and Xabi Alonso plus three defeats in the team's last four matches

Sunday, September 14, 2014

Saturday, September 13, 2014

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COMMENT: Carlo Ancelotti's side lost their third game out of the last four with defeat to Atletico at the Bernabeu as problems continue to mount for the Italian coach

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The reigning Liga champions put in a typically resolute display with Arda Turan's second-half winner guiding the Rojiblancos to all three points over their city rivals

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The Blaugrana were forced to work hard in order to retain their 100 per cent record, with Neymar coming off the bench to net a decisive second-half double at Camp Nou

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The capital club boast a long line of fantastic forwards and have made light of striker sales by bringing in equally talented players over the last three decades

Friday, September 12, 2014

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The France forward remains first choice for now, but the Mexican claims he has joined to be a starter at the Bernabeu following his summer move. Can he really do it?

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COMMENT: The Argentine is making history at Atletico and is keen to broaden his horizons at some of Europe's top teams in future - but not at the Bernabeu or Camp Nou

Monday, September 8, 2014

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COMMENT: Vicente del Bosque's new-look side started Euro 2016 qualifying in style and their under-fire goalkeeper also proved a point after some trying times of late

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The skipper's error-strewn displays at the World Cup and his troubles at Real Madrid mean his place is now under threat, so should the Manchester United man now start for La Roja?

Saturday, September 6, 2014

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COMMENT: The Brazil-born striker has failed to net in his five appearances for la Roja and is having difficulties with the team's technical side under Vicente del Bosque

Friday, September 5, 2014

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The Swede broke his national team's goalscoring record on Thursday and continues to set new marks at all levels

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COMMENT: The Portuguese super-agent oversaw many of the biggest transfers and claimed around €30m from his clients' movements this summer

Thursday, September 4, 2014

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COMMENT: Despite all the changes, Vicente del Bosque's side failed to put the disappointment of their World Cup humiliation behind them as they lost to France in Paris

Wednesday, September 3, 2014

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COMMENT: The winger was in fantastic form with three assists and a goal to show his new club's fans that there are plenty reasons for optimism after his summer switch from Spain

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Goalkeeper Enaut Zubikarai and midfielders David Zurutuza and Xabi Prieto feature in this week's line-up after the Basques beat Carlo Ancelotti's side 4-2 on Sunday

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SPECIAL REPORT: The Barcelona forward has had a tough time over the years with his national team, but is committed despite rumours he will quit the Albiceleste

Tuesday, September 2, 2014

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COMMENT: The Blancos should be building on last season's success. Instead, coach Carlo Ancelotti must reshape the team again after a summer of unnecessary changes