MADRID - There was Zinedine Zidane again, being thrown into the air by his Real Madrid players in another title celebration.With the Frenchman back in charge, Madrid is back to collecting major trophies.Madrid clinched its 34th Spanish league title - and first ...
Jul 17, 2020
MADRID - After its ninth straight win following the pandemic break, Real Madrid is on the verge of reclaiming the Spanish league title.Madrid defeated Granada, 2-1, on Monday to move within two points of winning the trophy.Ferland Mendy and Karim ...
Jul 14, 2020
BARCELONA, Spain - Karim Benzema helped Real Madrid move one step closer to dethroning Lionel Messi's Barcelona on Friday.Benzema scored one goal and set up another to lead Madrid to beating Alavés, 2-0, and restoring a four-point ...
Jul 11, 2020
BARCELONA, Spain - A brilliant back-heeled pass by Karim Benzema helped Real Madrid take a step toward reclaiming the Spanish league title on Sunday with a 1-0 win at Espanyol.With Espanyol about to make it to halftime with a clean ...
Jun 29, 2020
MADRID - Karim Benzema scored twice and Marco Asensio added another on his return from a 10-month injury layoff as Real Madrid beat Valencia 3-0 on Thursday (Friday, Manila time) to keep pace with leader Barcelona in the Spanish league.The ...
Jun 19, 2020
MADRID - Real Madrid will be without Gareth Bale and Karim Benzema for the Spanish Super Cup this week.The forwards will not make the trip to Saudi Arabia for the tournament that will debut a semifinals format.Madrid plays Valencia in the ...
Jan 7, 2020
BARCELONA, Spain - Even though Barcelona and Real Madrid have yet to dominate like in past seasons, the two heavyweights are at the top of the Spanish league for the winter break.Lionel Messi's Barcelona will head into 2020 with a ...
Dec 26, 2019
BARCELONA, Spain - Karim Benzema scored in the second half to ensure Real Madrid rebounded from its poor performance in the Champions League with its first victory at Sevilla in four years.Benzema's 64th-minute header clinched the 1-0 Spanish ...
Sep 23, 2019
MADRID - James Rodríguez's return to the Spanish league ended in frustration as Real Madrid conceded a late equalizer in its home opener against Valladolid on Saturday.Rodríguez received an ovation when he was substituted early in the second ...
Aug 25, 2019
MADRID - Zinedine Zidane's revamped Real Madrid got the spark it needed from a couple of veterans to get off to a winning start in the Spanish league.In the absence of injured new signing Eden Hazard, it was Karim Benzema ...
Aug 18, 2019
BARCELONA, Spain - Zinedine Zidane held a second audition for the Real Madrid team of the future on Sunday, when Karim Benzema showed why he has always been one of his coach's favorite players.Benzema played a part in two goals ...
Apr 1, 2019
MADRID - With another great performance by Karim Benzema, Real Madrid secured a comfortable 3-1 win in its visit to Girona on Thursday (Friday, Manila time) to reach the Copa del Rey semifinals for the first time in five years.Madrid advanced ...
Feb 1, 2019
MOSCOW - Not since the days of David Beckham has Real Madrid gone so long without scoring.Tuesday's 1-0 loss to CSKA Moscow in the Champions League was the Spanish giant's third game without a goal - its worst ...
Oct 3, 2018
MADRID - Cristiano Ronaldo scored twice and Gareth Bale and Karim Benzema added goals as Real Madrid beat Alaves, 4-0, in the Spanish league on Saturday.Benzema set up both Ronaldo's opener and a quick second goal by Bale to ...
Feb 25, 2018
NICOSIA, Cyprus - With Karim Benzema finding his scoring touch and Cristiano Ronaldo adding to his tally, Real Madrid again made it to the knockout stages of the Champions League.Benzema scored twice in the first half and Ronaldo netted twice in the ...
Nov 22, 2017
MADRID - Real Madrid says it has extended the contract of Karim Benzema until the end of the 2021 season.The French striker's current contract was valid until the end of the 2019 campaign.Spanish media says Benzema's buyout ...
Sep 21, 2017
MADRID - Real Madrid beat Barcelona, 2-0, to complete a 5-1 victory on aggregate in the Spanish Super Cup on Wednesday, dominating its fiercest rival without the need of Cristiano Ronaldo or Gareth Bale.Marco Asensio and Karim Benzema provided the ...
Aug 17, 2017
PARIS - France coach Didier Deschamps gave a vague explanation as to why he again left out Karim Benzema from his squad on Thursday (Friday, Manila time), the day after the Real Madrid striker demanded answers."I would like to remind you, if ...
May 19, 2017
MADRID - With Luis Suarez and Lionel Messi on top form, Barcelona needed less than 10 minutes to take care of Sevilla and keep the pressure on Real Madrid in the Spanish league on Wednesday.Suarez scored with a bicycle kick and Messi ...
Apr 6, 2017
MADRID - Real Madrid kept its cool despite conceding a stunning early goal in the Champions League, producing an outstanding performance that kept it on track for a seventh straight appearance in the quarterfinals.The defending champions came from behind to defeat Napoli, ...
Feb 16, 2017
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