20th October 2019

Cristiano Ronaldo

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Madrid lack killer instinct against ruthless Barça

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Real Madrid are likely to be relying on the Champions League again for another trophy this season but there was room for encouragement against Barcelona
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Barcelona transfer flurry leaves Madrid in the shade

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The January transfer window is supposedly a market for desperate buyers but FC Barcelona sit five points clear at the top of La Liga and have
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‘Monstrous’ Messi scores 400th La Liga goal

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Lionel Messi scored his 400th La Liga goal on Sunday, a total his coach Ernesto Valverde called ‘monstrous’, as Barça terrorised Eibar to reclaim their
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End of Messi-Ronaldo era? Football rings the changes in 2018

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One of the enduring images from 2018 will remain Kylian Mbappe consoling Lionel Messi in the Russian city of Kazan, just after the final whistle
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Julen Lopetegui’s brief and inglorious reign

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Julen Lopetegui’s brief and inglorious reign as Real Madrid coach lasted just 139 days after the club confirmed he had been sacked on Monday. Lopetegui
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Suarez hits hat-trick as Barça thrash Madrid

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Barça ran riot in ‘El Clasico’ on Sunday as Luis Suarez scored the hat-trick that will surely spell the end of Julen Lopetegui’s time as Real