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Champions League: Zidane’s Plaudit for Benzema

Real Madrid boss Zinedine Zidane has hailed the impact of Karim Benzema after his compatriot lifted the European champions from the early blow of conceding to beat Napoli 3-1 on Wednesday night. Madrid is now on the brink of a seventh successive Champions League quarterfinal as...

Real rally to overhaul Napoli

Real Madrid shrugged off conceding an early away goal to take a huge step towards a seventh straight Champions League quarterfinal as goals from Karim Benzema, Toni Kroos and Casemiro sealed a 3-1 win over Napoli on Wednesday. Lorenzo Insigne’s stunning 40-yard strike had th...

Benzema makes Real Madrid click - Zidane

Madrid are now on the brink of a seventh successive Champions League quarter-final as they aim to become the first team to retain the trophy in the Champions League era. MADRID: Real Madrid boss Zinedine Zidane hailed the impact of Karim Benzema after his compatriot lifted the E...

Benzema makes Real Madrid click, says coach Zidane

Real Madrid's Karim Benzema with his coach Zinedine Zidane after being substituted in the Champions League match with Napoli in Madrid February 15, 2017. — Reuters pic MADRID, Feb 16 — Real Madrid boss Zinedine Zidane hailed the impact of Karim Benzema after his compatriot li...

Real Madrid bounce back to beat Napoli

Lorenzo Insigne's stunning 40-yard strike had the travelling hordes in dream land after just eight minutes of the last 16 first leg. MADRID: Real Madrid shrugged off conceding an early away goal...

Real Madrid bounce back to beat Napoli 3-1

Real Madrid's Karim Benzema (top) in Champions League action with Napoli's Pepe Reina in Madrid February 15, 2017. — Reuters picMADRID, Feb 16 — Real Madrid shrugged off conceding an early aw...

Casemiro kills Napoli’s dreams with an incredible volley

Carlos Henrique José Francisco Venâncio Casimiro had no right to end Napoli’s dreams like this. He had no right to hit this ball so well. Napoli had started the game well and were even first ...

Hotel Troubles: Police called as Maradona and girlfriend fight in Madrid hotel - Football - Pulse

"When the agents and emergency services arrived, those people (Maradona and his girlfriend) showed no sign of injuries and did not press charges, there was just a discussion," police sources told...

Police called to Maradona's Madrid hotel

By AFP More by this Author Spanish police were called to a Madrid hotel by concerned staff on Wednesday over an argument between former Argentine footballer Diego Maradona and his girlfriend."Wh...

Real Madrid: Gareth Bale could return for Napoli clash

The Wales international is back in training following an ankle injury but has been given no assurances over his involvement in a Champions League tie Real Madrid coach Zinedine Zidane is happy w...

WATCH: Alexis Sanchez scores with his hand for Arsenal

Arsenal may now have its own "Hand of God" goal. It wasn't quite as blatant as Diego Maradona's infamous goal in the 1986 World Cup, but Alexis Sanchez did manage to open the scoring for Arsenal...