Barcelona maintain lead over Madrid

Barcelona raced to their ninth consecutive victory last night with a comfortable 4-0 home victory against Andalucian strugglers Almeria. Almost inevitably Lionel Messi was on the scoresheet as he curled in his 33rd goal of the season in the 33rd minute but although Barca dominated the half they couldn’t add to the scoreline and led by the solitary goal at …

Real Madrid ease past Granada but Barca squeeze past Celta

Real Madrid won in a canter at the Bernabeu on Sunday afternoon against a struggling Granada side. In a surprisingly open first 25 minutes which saw good chances spurned by both teams, Madrid finally opened their account when Gareth Bale rounded the keeper and tapped into an empty net. What happened next unsurprisingly involved a certain Cristiano Ronaldo who fired …

Two-match ban for Ronaldo

Cristiano Ronaldo has been given a two-match ban following his sending-off for kicking out at Córdoba defender Edimar on Saturday.

Record for Ronaldo

Real Madrid forward Cristiano Ronaldo has set a new record, becoming the player to reach 100 goals in the shortest time in Spanish league history. In reaching 101 goals in 92 games, Ronaldo surpassed Real legend Ferenc Puskas, who scored 100 in 105 games.

Ronaldo on his way to Real Madrid

The inevitable has happened and Ronaldo looks very much like he is on his way to Real Madrid after a year of speculation, rumour and, at times, heated discussions between Manchester United and Real.