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Barcelona 'president' instructed Javier Mascherano to take penalty

Javier Mascherano scored his first goal for Barcelona on Wednesday night and he has Gerard Pique to thank for his maiden strike. Ivan Rakitic was gearing up to take the 67th-minute spot-kick but was instructed by Pique to hand over the responsibility to the former Liverpool man....

Sacking Zinedine Zidane would be unfair, says Terry Gibson

Sacking Zinedine Zidane would be unfair, says Terry Gibson By Terry Gibson Last Updated: 25/04/17 9:02am Could Zinedine Zidane be sacked if Rea...

SABC News - Best ever Messi turns tables on Madrid:Monday 24 April 2017

'Best ever' Messi turns tables on Madrid Lionel Messi's second goal of the night was his 500th for Barcelona and took the Catalans to the top of La Liga.(REUTERS) Barcelona coach Luis Enrique revelled in turning the tables on bitter rivals Real Madrid as Lionel Messi struck deep ...

Bale limps off in Clasico return

Gareth Bale’s return from injury lasted just 37 minutes in Sunday’s El Clasico between Real Madrid and Barcelona as he limped off to be replaced by Marco Asensio. The Welshman was surprisingly included in Zinedine Zidane’s starting line-up after only returning to training ...

Zidane, Luis Enrique give opinions on El Clasico

Real Madrid head coach Zinedine Zidane refuted suggestions that victory over Barcelona in El Clasico today would mark a decisive moment in LaLiga’s title race, while opposite number Luis Enriqu...

Real Madrid coach Zinedine Zidane plays down the importance of Barcelona game

GETTY Zinedine Zidane has downplayed the importance of Real Madrid's game with Barcelona Real currently lead the Spanish top flight, three points ahead of Barcelon...

Why Zinedine Zidane was the perfect man for Real Madrid

Zinedine Zidane was made to be Real Madrid’s coach. In today’s constantly shifting soccer landscape, he likely won’t be their manager for more than a few more years, but for now, he’s the...

Bale back in Madrid squad for Clasico

File photo of Real Madrid's Gareth Bale speaking to Real Madrid coach Zinedine Zidane as he is substituted off during the match against Bayern Munich at the Allianz Arena in Munich April 12, 2017...

Modric hopes he has to console Rakitic after El Clasico

Real Madrid welcome Barcelona to the Bernabeu on Sunday in a gargantuan El Clasico but there will be an interesting Croatian sub-plot to proceedings. Luka Modric will hope to be pulling the stri...

Real Madrid vs Barcelona betting preview (El Clasico)

Los Blancos enter the game with renewed confidence after doing the double on Bayern Munich in Champions League to qualify to face city rivals Atletico in the semi-finals. Cristiano Ronaldo bagge...

El Clasico: Can Barca stop 'eternal rivals' Real in their tracks? - Rediff.com Sports

Real are unbeaten since February, winning 10 of their last 12 games. In contrast, Barcelona have won just two of their previous five in all competitions and were dumped out of Europe in midweek. ...