# Real Madrid

Last week
19th March 2023 - 25th March 2023
# Leaders
Barca snatch win over Madrid to strike title blow
Franck Kessie’s late goal moved the Catalan side 12 points clear at the top of La Liga.
Last month
March 2023
# Unhappy
Real Madrid to appear as 'injured party' in Barca referee scandal case
Spanish prosecutors charged the Catalan club with corruption on Friday.
# Review
Bayern make most of Dortmund draw, Madrid cut La Liga gap
Kylian Mbappe’s late goal spared PSG’s blushes against Brest while Napoli’s stride to the Serie A title continued.
# Unhappy
Benzema disputes 'liar' Deschamps over World Cup claim
The Real Madrid forward pulled out of the France squad with an injured left thigh on the eve of the tournament.
# Relief
Ex-Leeds star helps 10-man Barca earn nervy win, Real Madrid stumble
Raphinha’s header was the difference between the sides.
This year
# spoils shared
Madrid's teen striker Rodriguez rescues derby draw against Atletico
Jose Gimenez had headed Atletico in front in the second half.
# Despair
Jurgen Klopp feels Real Madrid tie is over
The Spanish side will take a 5-2 lead back to the Bernabeu in three weeks’ time.
# Reaction
Thibaut Courtois critical of Liverpool after Champions League encounter
The goalkeeper criticised the Reds’ defensive shortcomings.
# Thriller
Liverpool on the verge of Champions League exit after dramatic collapse
The Reds went 2-0 up before Real Madrid fought back to claim a convincing win.
# Unhappy
Liverpool fans vent their fury at 'liars' Uefa, BT Sport apologise to club
Reds supporters booed the Champions League anthem.
# adversity
Boost for Ireland's World Cup rivals, Spain win despite player revolt
Australia beat the Czech Republic 4-0 on Thursday to bank a fifth consecutive win.
# world champions
Vinicius and Valverde fire Real Madrid to record fifth Club World Cup title
Carlo Ancelotti’s side beat Al Hilal 5-3 in this year’s final in Morocco.
# Upset
Real Madrid suffer shock loss, Vinicius fouled 10 times in heated clash
Marco Asensio failed spot kick proved costly as Mallorca dented their opponents’ title hopes.
# La Liga
Real Madrid slip leaves Barcelona five points clear in La Liga title race
Goalkeeper Alex Remiro was Real Sociedad’s hero in a 0-0 draw at the Santiago Bernabeu.
# Copa del Rey
Madrid snatch derby victory against Atletico to reach Copa semis
Karim Benzema and Vinicius Junior were both on target for Real in extra-time.
# hate
Vinicius effigy hung from bridge
Police sources told AFP they were investigating the incident, without offering further details.
# Take a Bow
Spain youngster helps Barcelona make it 6 in a row
Pedri Gonzalez’s goal made the difference amid a 1-0 victory over Getafe
# Wrap
Messi scores for PSG on first appearance since World Cup, Real Madrid reach Super Cup final
PSG’s win saw the Parisian side move six points clear at the top of the French table.
# Upset
Real Madrid suffer shock loss to dent title hopes
Yeremy Pino and Gerard Moreno’s strikes either side of Karim Benzema’s penalty were enough to give Villarreal a sixth consecutive victory.
# Tribute
Rodrygo scores brilliant solo goal, does Pele celebration in Real Madrid win
The Brazilian broke the deadlock after 69 minutes beating two defenders to fire in.
# New Beginning
'It's not the end of my career' - Cristiano Ronaldo
The Portuguese superstar, 37, said he had done all he could in Europe and was hungry for a new challenge.
Last year
# Review
Benzema buries World Cup woe with double strike
The Ballon d’Or winner starred as Real Madrid defeated Valladolid.
# Big Money
Cristiano Ronaldo makes Saudi Arabia move in deal 'worth more than €200million'
The 37-year-old has joined Al Nassr after leaving Manchester United.
# hot prospect
Real Madrid sign 16-year-old Brazilian starlet
Endrick will join the Spanish club in July 2024 for an undisclosed sum.
# Points dropped
Real Madrid defeat leaves Barcelona top of La Liga
After 13 matches, Barcelona are top on 34 points to Real Madrid’s 32.
# Wanted
Wolves close to appointing former Real Madrid boss despite initial rejection
Julen Lopetegui previously turned down a move to Molineux last month due to his father being ill.
# World Class
Benzema becomes first Frenchman since Zidane to win Ballon d'Or
Meanwhile, Alexia Putellas won her second successive prize at the ceremony.
# comparison
'Federico has everything he needs to reach Gerrard's level' - Ancelotti
The Italian was asked about the comparison between the Uruguayan and the current Aston Villa manager.
# Controversy
Liverpool fans to sue Uefa over Champions League fiasco
A French Senate inquiry contradicted initial assertions by the organisation.
# Ugly scenes
Atletico Madrid condemned over Vinicius racism incident
The club later released a statement saying the abuse was ‘unacceptable’.
# Allegation
Outcry in Brazil over 'racist' remark on Vinicius Junior
Pele, Neymar and other big names voiced their outrage on Friday.
# Four Star Show
Real Madrid brush Mallorca aside to go top of La Liga
The 4-1 victory left Real on 15 points with five wins from five matches.
# Champions League
'I have built a career on winning things' - Postecoglou welcomes Real Madrid challenge
Champions League holders Real Madrid visit Celtic Park for the first time in 42 years this evening.
# Big Money
Man United closing in on potential €70 million signing of Real Madrid's Casemiro
The Brazilian could become the club’s fourth summer signing after Tyrell Malacia, Christian Eriksen and Lisandro Martinez.
# too strong
Real Madrid defeat Eintracht Frankfurt to win 5th Uefa Super Cup
Goals from David Alaba and Karim Benzema gave Madrid a 2-0 victory.
# Vegas Nights
Raphinha strikes again as Barcelona beat Real Madrid in Las Vegas Clasico
Barcelona won 1-0 in Allegiant Stadium on Saturday night.
# Adaptation
Gareth Bale says new side 'felt like home straight away'
The five-time Uefa Champions League winner saw his new club defeat the visiting Los Angeles Galaxy 3-2 in his first taste of the ‘El Trafico’ derby.
# free transfer
‘It was Real or nothing’ – Antonio Rudiger turns down Barcelona for Madrid move
The 29-year-old defender was unveiled in the Spanish capital on Monday afternoon.
# Claim
Kylian Mbappe 'confused' by 'political and economic pressure'
Florentino Perez also kept the door open for the France star joining Real Madrid in future.
# Staying Put
Luka Modric signs new one-year deal at Real Madrid
The midfielder has scored 31 goals in 436 appearances for Real since joining from Tottenham in 2012.