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Zidane says Real would not honour Barcelona title win

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Madrid (AFP) – Real Madrid will not give Barcelona a guard of honour if the Catalans have clinched the Spanish title before next month’s Clasico, Zinedine Zidane said on Saturday.

Barcelona lead La Liga by nine points with eight matches left and entertain Real in the penultimate round of the season.

Zidane says Real would not honour Barcelona title win

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Madrid (AFP) – Real Madrid will not give Barcelona a guard of honour if the Catalans have clinched the Spanish title before next month’s Clasico, Zinedine Zidane said on Saturday.

Barcelona lead La Liga by nine points with eight matches left and entertain Real in the penultimate round of the season.

Real Madrid fight back to win without Ronaldo

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Madrid (AFP) – Cristiano Ronaldo was rested as Real Madrid came from behind to win 3-1 at Leganes on Wednesday and move back up to third place in La Liga.

Unai Bustinza had put Leganes in front at Butarque, raising hopes that the home side could record another famous victory just weeks after they ousted Real from the Copa del Rey.

Benzema the fall guy as Real Madrid flounder

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Madrid (AFP) – In a recurring theme of Real Madrid’s stuttering season, Zinedine Zidane protested all his side lacked was a goal as they fell 10 points behind La Liga leaders Barcelona after firing more blanks in a bad-tempered Madrid derby.

Yet, in attempting to defend a lacklustre performance from Saturday’s stalemate at Atletico Madrid, Zidane turned the spotlight once more on the misfiring Cristiano Ronaldo and Karim Benzema.

Benzema the fall guy as Real Madrid flounder

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Madrid (AFP) – In a recurring theme of Real Madrid’s stuttering season, Zinedine Zidane protested all his side lacked was a goal as they fell 10 points behind La Liga leaders Barcelona after firing more blanks in a bad-tempered Madrid derby.

Yet, in attempting to defend a lacklustre performance from Saturday’s stalemate at Atletico Madrid, Zidane turned the spotlight once more on the misfiring Cristiano Ronaldo and Karim Benzema.

Neither Side Can Afford To Lose In Madrid Derby This Weekend

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It is being billed as the wake-up derby, because both Real Madrid and Atletico need to stir from their slumber before the season gets away from them for good.

Barcelona could be 11 points clear of the loser in the Madrid derby, a result that will all but end their title hopes, and we are not even into November.

Twenty-five hurt in scuffles before Madrid derby

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Madrid (AFP) – A total of 20 supporters and five police officers suffered minor injuries in scuffles outside the Vicente Calderon stadium prior to Wednesday’s Champions League semi-final second leg between Atletico Madrid and Real Madrid.

A spokesperson for the Spanish capital’s emergency services said the 25 people had been treated for “cuts and bruises, all minor”.

Soccer Tuesday: Your Running Commentary

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Tuesday's slate isn't too loaded, but there is one can't-miss match on tap for the afternoon.

The semifinals of the UEFA Champions League begin with a Madrid derby between Real Madrid and Atletico Madrid at theSantiago Bernabeu. This is a rematch of the 2014 and 2016 finals, with Real succeeding in both.

Did the Nightmare Night against Malaga ended Barca's Title Hopes? Malaga - 2, Barca - 0

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- Luis Saurez and Kameni in Malaga vs Barca Clash -

Defeat against Malaga? I don't know if it is a step back but it is a missed opportunity. Andres Iniesta

There is no way I can describe the feeling that is running through my mind properly. I waited for a whole dayto cool down but still am fuming.

Atletico close on Real Madrid ahead of derby

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Madrid (AFP) – Atletico Madrid’s fine form continued as Filipe Luis scored the winner in a 1-0 win over Real Sociedad to close to within seven points of La Liga leaders Real Madrid on Tuesday.

Luis had scored his first goal of the season in Saturday’s 2-0 win at Malaga and netted for the second consecutive game for the first time in his career by rounding off a fine team move on 28 minutes.

Atletico close on Real Madrid ahead of derby

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Madrid (AFP) – Atletico Madrid’s fine form continued as Filipe Luis scored the winner in a 1-0 win over Real Sociedad to close to within seven points of La Liga leaders Real Madrid on Tuesday.

Luis had scored his first goal of the season in Saturday’s 2-0 win at Malaga and netted for the second consecutive game for the first time in his career by rounding off a fine team move on 28 minutes.

Atletico Madrid With The Advantage In Champions League Semi-Final

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After the first round of Champions League semi-finals we seem set for another Madrid derby in the final at the San Siro next month.

On Tuesday, Real Madrid took the advantage in their tie with a 0-0 draw away to Manchester City. On Wednesday, Saul Niguez's wonder strike proved enough to hand Atletico Madrid a 1-0 victory over Bayern Munich at the Vicente Calderon.

Ronaldo Throws Teammates Under Bus

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After losing the Madrid derby to Atletico 1-0 on Saturday, a result that ended Real's title hopes, Cristiano Ronaldo had no doubt who was responsible for the Spanish giants disastrous domestic season.

'If everyone else was at my level maybe we would be top of the table.'

Reporters had suggested Ronaldo had not produced his best this season and he responded:

'I am annoyed because it feels like you are persecuting me.

Soccer Saturday: Your Running Commentary

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Bragging rights and a shot at winning the Spanish La Liga are on the line this Saturday.

Real and Atletico compete in the Madrid Derby, and plenty is at stake. Barcelona continues to win in league play, so all three points are a must for each side at the Santiago Bernabéu.

In England, league leader Leicester City will host Norwich City, while Chelsea battles on the road against Southampton.

Someone’s Title Hopes Will End In Madrid Derby

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Real Madrid supporters used to drape a huge banner behind the south goal at the Bernabeu to ridicule their city neighbours ahead of Madrid derbies. It read:

‘Wanted: respectable rival for a decent derby'.

Atletico were on a 13-year run of never having beaten Real at the time.

Madrid derby win a must for Cristiano Ronaldo in Barcelona chase

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Cristiano Ronaldo insists Real Madrid can still catch La Liga leaders Barcelona if they can overcome their hoodoo against local rivals Atletico Madrid on Saturday.

Real trail Atletico by a point and are nine adrift of Barca with just 13 games remaining, but can move up to second place should they beat Diego Simeone's men for the first time in six league games.

Madrid derby win a must for Cristiano Ronaldo in Barcelona chase

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Cristiano Ronaldo insists Real Madrid can still catch La Liga leaders Barcelona if they can overcome their hoodoo against local rivals Atletico Madrid on Saturday.

Real trail Atletico by a point and are nine adrift of Barca with just 13 games remaining, but can move up to second place should they beat Diego Simeone's men for the first time in six league games.

This Weekend's Soccer on TV

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Capturing La Liga may be out of the reach for both clubs now, but the bragging rights of Madrid are still at stake this weekend for Atlético and Real.

The two Spanish powerhouses will square off on Saturday at Santiago Bernabeu after playing to a 1-1 tie back on the Oct. 4 derby at the Estadio Vicente Calderon.

Real Madrid continuing to struggle against La Liga’s top clubs this season

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Earlier this season, Real Madrid were running past opponents at a record pace, as Carlo Ancelotti's side went on a 22-match winning streak in all competitions from October to December.

But lately the Spanish giants have been dealt some adversity. Player unrest, lackluster performances and injuries have taken a toll on the squad since the team returned from its winter break.

Real Madrid continuing to struggle against La Liga’s top clubs this season

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Earlier this season, Real Madrid were running past opponents at a record pace, as Carlo Ancelotti's side went on a 22-match winning streak in all competitions from October to December.

But lately the Spanish giants have been dealt some adversity. Player unrest, lackluster performances and injuries have taken a toll on the squad since the team returned from its winter break.

Where to find Atletico Madrid-Real Madrid on US TV and Internet; 10am ET kickoff today

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Today's La Liga game between Atletico Madrid and Real Madrid is being televised live and exclusively on beIN SPORTS and DishWorld.

After watching the derby between Arsenal and Spurs, why not watch the Madrid derby followed by the Merseyside derby for a trio of must-see matches?!

First place Real Madrid will travel across the city to third place Atletico Madrid for what promises to be a mouthwatering clash between two of the best teams in Europe.

Where to find Atletico Madrid-Real Madrid on US TV and Internet; 10am ET kickoff today

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Today's La Liga game between Atletico Madrid and Real Madrid is being televised live and exclusively on beIN SPORTS and DishWorld.

After watching the derby between Arsenal and Spurs, why not watch the Madrid derby followed by the Merseyside derby for a trio of must-see matches?!

First place Real Madrid will travel across the city to third place Atletico Madrid for what promises to be a mouthwatering clash between two of the best teams in Europe.

UEFA Champions League Final: Your Running Commentary

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The Madrid Derby has made it to Lisbon, where newly-crowned La Liga champion Atletico Madrid take on arch-rival Real Madrid in the UEFA Champions League Final (2:45pm, FOX).

Cristiano Ronaldo will look to lift the trophy for the second time in his career, while also trying to help Real Madrid win a 10th Champions League title.

The Champions League Final 2014: Atletico Madrid vs. Real Madrid

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Real Madrid v Atletico Madrid UEFA Champions League Saturday, 24th May, 2014 Estadio da Luz, Lisbon The Big Picture

For the very first time, two clubs from the same city will face each other in the final of the UEFA Champions League.

Real Madrid News: Under Pressure Ancelotti Asks for Patience From Fans

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Most clubs from the top European leagues will be happy to have taken 16 points from the seven opening matches, but it is simply not good enough in the Spanish league. Despite winning five out of the seven matches, Madrid are already five points behind leaders Barcelona and Atletico Madrid.

Video: Chelsea loanee Thibaut Courtois pretends he’s been kicked by Spurs old boy Gareth Bale

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Torres vs Vertonghen wasn't the only Chelsea vs Spurs handbags at the weekend. Atletico Madrid goalkeeper Thibaut Courtois, on loan from Chelsea, was rolling around his penalty area pretending that former Tottenham star Gareth Bale had kicked him during yesterday's Madrid derby. Real Madrid's world record signing had actually done nothing of the sort, but [.

Real Madrid vs Atletico Madrid, La Liga Gameweek 7: Open Thread

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Today features the Madrid derby between Real Madrid and Atletico Madrid. For viewers in the United States, the match will be shown live on beIN SPORT beginning at 3:55pm ET.

Atleti sits in second place in La Liga, two points ahead of third place Real Madrid. Los Blancos will be wanting to grab a victory today at the Santiago Bernabeu stadium in order to leapfrog over Atletico Madrid and close the gap with Barcelona to two points.

Real Madrid vs Atletico Madrid Preview: Visitors Look to Continue Perfect Start in Madrid Derby

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All eyes will be on Gareth Bale as the world's most expensive footballer makes his home-debut at the Santiago Bernabeu for Real Madrid in the Madrid Derby on Saturday.

European Weekend Preview: Real host Atletico in Madrid Derby; Chelsea visit Spurs; and more

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By JUSTIN FERGUSON

For the past 14 years, Real Madrid have entered derby matches against rivals Atletico Madrid with all of the bragging rights in the Spanish capital.

But this Saturday, the narrative surrounding the Madrid Derby will be a drastic turn from the norm.

Real Madrid Defeat Atletico 2-1 In Madrid Derby As Falcao Scores 50th Goal

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Once upon a time, the Madrid derby contested between Atletico and Real was billed as a largely one-sided affair. There were the typical tales of cultural clashes, a "class divide" and Atletico's intolerance towards Real's entitlement. Sure, there are still inklings of these today, but the dynamism and quality of Diego Simeone Atletico squad now is comparatively better than they were during the Jesus Gil era.

Ronaldo Scores Hat-Trick In Madrid Derby While Fiancé Irina Shayk Models Bridal Couture In Desert

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The Madrid derby hasn't exactly lived up to its billing since 2006, because that was the last time the game was actually competitive (i.e. both legs ended in a draw) as opposed to the one-sided scorelines you're being forced-fed today. And there was no way Madrid could've afforded a draw today, especially after Barca's win yesterday.

Brilliant Ronaldo Wins Madrid Derby

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Critics have complained that Cristiano Ronaldo doesn't perform in the big games. That when his team really needs him, that he shrinks from the pressure.

Well tonight's Real Madrid's season was about to collapse and Ronaldo took the team on his back and led them to a huge in the Madrid derby against Atletico.

Atlético Madrid Sign One-Match Shirt Deal with Huawei for Madrid Derby

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Atlético Madrid has signed a one match deal with Chinese telecommunications company Huawei for their April 11th Madrid Derby with Real Madrid. The short-term sponsorship was announced to the public...

La Liga

Atletico Madrid vs Real Madrid, Spurs vs Cardiff, Swansea vs Palace & Aston Villa vs Norwich: Open Thread

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The problem with world soccer games is that there are often times where there are too many excellent matches on at the same time. Which one(s) should we watch?

Today's a perfect example as there are four key matches on at the same time — the Madrid derby, Tottenham Hotspur versus Cardiff, the relegation battle between Swansea and Crystal Palace and, last but not least, Aston Villa versus Norwich City.

Gareth Bale Impregnates Thibaut Courtois With Alien Chestburster During Madrid Derby (Video)

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By Chris Wright

Shocking scenes in La Liga yesterday evening when, during the final throes of Atletico Madrid's 1-0 victory over city rivals Real, Gareth Bale somehow manages to impregnate Atleti 'keeper Thibaut Courtois with an alien chestburster or so you'd assume, judging by the Atleti keeper's ludicrous reaction to receiving the faintest of nudges from the Welshman.

Midweek Results: It’s All Kicking Off

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Crowing over a broken man. Leave that stuff to the experts, Neven Subotic. We have it covered. Image: CHRISTOF STACHE/AFP/Getty Images.

It would suit our work/relaxation ratio much better if league-changing events were restricted to the weekend.

Sadly, it seems that no one cares about this apart from us.

Brilliant Ronaldo Wins Madrid Derby

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Critics have complained that Cristiano Ronaldo doesn't perform in the big games. That when his team really needs him, that he shrinks from the pressure.

Well tonight's Real Madrid's season was about to collapse and Ronaldo took the team on his back and led them to a huge in the Madrid derby against Atletico.

Cristiano Ronaldo

Brilliant Ronaldo Free-Kick v Atletico Madrid

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Cristiano Ronaldo gives Real the lead in the Madrid derby with this brilliant free-kick which dipped over the wall with awesome power given the keeper no chance.

Total Soccer Show this week looks at all things Europe and who can stop Ronaldo?

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We review the German Clasico: Dortmund vs. Bayern in a 1st versus 2nd encounter, and the Madrid derby: Atletico vs. Real. Featuring an outrageous backheel from Robert Lewandowski and a hat-trick from one Mr. Cristiano Ronaldo.

The Rest

Iker Casillas Lets in Soft Tiago Shot in Madrid Derby (Vine)

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Iker Casillas has been going down hill slowly but surely and this soft goal scored by Tiago sums his downfall up in a nutshell as Real were thumped by current LA Liga champions Atletico today in the Madrid Derby.