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Late show gives Real Madrid home win over City


September 19th, 2012 - 1:42 pm ICT by IANS
Madrid, Sep 19 (IANS) Real Madrid scored two goals in the last four minutes to come back from 1-2 down and seal a dramatic 3-2 win at home over Manchester ... Read more...

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France leave Giroud out for World Cup qualifier


September 7th, 2012 - 1:43 pm ICT by IANS
Paris, Sep 7 (IANS) France's national football coach Didier Deschamps has left out striker Olivier Giroud for the opening match of 2014 World Cup qualifications against Finland in Helsinki.The ... Read more...

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Easy win for Real Madrid, but Ronaldo suffers injury


September 3rd, 2012 - 5:54 pm ICT by IANS
Madrid, Sep 3 (IANS) Cristiano Ronaldo scored his first two goals of the season but had to leave the pitch injured in the second half as his side enjoyed a ... Read more...

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Real Madrid entertain Granada at home


September 1st, 2012 - 5:18 pm ICT by IANS
Madrid, Sep 1 (IANS) Real Madrid will aim to maintain the feel good factor after winning the Spanish Supercup when they face Granada in the Spanish La Liga football Sunday ... Read more...

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Blanc should stay with France: Benzema


June 24th, 2012 - 7:13 pm ICT by IANS
Donetsk, June 24 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Striker Karim Benzema said Sunday that French football coach Laurent Blanc deserves a contract extension despite Euro 2012 elimination.Two goals from Xabi Alonso handed reigning ... Read more...

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Euro 2012: Menez and Cabaye on target as France dominate Ukraine (Lead)


June 16th, 2012 - 2:18 am ICT by IANS
Donetsk (Ukraine), June 16 (IANS/RIA Novosti) France took a step towards the Euro 2012 quarterfinals Friday after goals from Jeremy Menez and Yohan Cabaye gave them a 2-0 win over ... Read more...

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Euro 2012: Menez and Cabaye on target as France dominate Ukraine


June 16th, 2012 - 2:00 am ICT by IANS
Donetsk, June 16 (IANS/RIA Novosti) France took a step towards the Euro 2012 quarterfinals Friday after goals from Jeremy Menez and Yohan Cabaye gave them a 2-0 win over co-hosts ... Read more...

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Real Madrid defeat Barcelona in Camp Nou


April 22nd, 2012 - 4:58 pm ICT by IANS
Madrid, April 22 (IANS) Real Madrid took a huge step towards winning the Spainsh Primera Liga title as they defeated defending champions FC Barcelona 2-1 in the Camp Nou ... Read more...

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Real Madrid work hard to beat Sporting Gijon


April 15th, 2012 - 2:58 pm ICT by IANS
Madrid, April 15 (IANS) Real Madrid had to work a lot harder than expected as they defeated Sporting Gijon 3-1 in the Santiago Bernabeu Stadium in the Spanish Primera Liga.It ... Read more...

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Real Madrid face tough match against Valencia


April 7th, 2012 - 6:57 pm ICT by IANS
Madrid, April 7 (IANS) Real Madrid face what on paper at least looks like one of their toughest tests between now and the end of the season when they entertain ... Read more...

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Real Madrid crush Osasuna in Primera Liga


April 1st, 2012 - 5:34 pm ICT by IANS
Madrid, April 1 (IANS) Real Madrid remained six points clear at the top of the Spanish Primera Liga following their 5-1 win away against Osasuna.The game Saturday had been touted ... Read more...

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Real, Barca both claim victories at Primera Liga


March 25th, 2012 - 8:36 pm ICT by IANS
Madrid, March 25 (IANS) Real Madrid and FC Barcelona both won their matches in the Spanish Primera Liga to maintain the status quo at the top of the league table.Real ... Read more...

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Mourinho: Liga is priority


March 15th, 2012 - 7:23 pm ICT by IANS
Madrid, March 15 (IANS) Real Madrid manager Jose Mourinho continues to insist that winning the Spanish Primera Liga title is more important for his side than winning a 10th Champions ... Read more...

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Real Madrid book place in last eight of Champions League


March 15th, 2012 - 1:51 pm ICT by IANS
Madrid, March 15 (IANS) Real Madrid had little difficulty in qualifying for the last eight of the Champions League as they defeated CSKA Moscow 4-1 in the Santiago Bernabeu Stadium.The ... Read more...

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Real Madrid’s assistant coach lauds Higuain after his double strike


March 5th, 2012 - 7:33 pm ICT by IANS
Madrid, March 5 (IANS) Real Madrid assistant coach Aitor Karanka Monday praised striker Gonzalo Higuain following his double strike against Espanyol in a Spanish La Liga football match.Higuain's two goals ... Read more...

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Injury-troubled Real Madrid to take on Espanyol


March 3rd, 2012 - 7:45 pm ICT by IANS
Madrid, March 3 (IANS) Real Madrid coach Jose Mourinho will have to make changes to his side when they take on Espanyol in the Santiago Bernabeu Stadium Sunday.Injuries to striker ... Read more...

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Barcelona win easy in La Liga, Real maintain 10-point lead


February 20th, 2012 - 4:49 pm ICT by IANS
Madrid, Feb 20 (IANS) Real Madrid maintained their 10-point lead over FC Barcelona after the 23rd round Spanish La Liga football Sunday when Catalan giants defeated Valencia.Real Madrid cruised ... Read more...

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Easy win for Real Madrid against 10-man Racing


February 19th, 2012 - 5:23 pm ICT by IANS
Madrid, Feb 19 (IANS) Real Madrid opened up a 13 point lead over FC Barcelona at the top of Spanish La Liga football thanks to a comfortable 4-0 win at ... Read more...

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Real Madrid steer seven points clear of Barcelona


January 29th, 2012 - 3:32 pm ICT by IANS
Madrid, Jan 29 (IANS) Real Madrid have opened up a seven point lead at the top of the Spanish Primera Liga thanks to a comfortable 3-1 win over Zaragoza at ... Read more...

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Easy fixture for Real Madrid at home


January 27th, 2012 - 9:35 pm ICT by IANS
Madrid, Jan 27 (IANS) Real Madrid will need to put their Copa del Rey disappointments behind them when they host Zaragoza in the Spanish Primera Liga football Saturday night.Madrid took ... Read more...

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Barca continue dominance over Real with Bernabeu win


January 19th, 2012 - 9:44 pm ICT by IANS
Madrid, Jan 19 (IANS) FC Barcelona continued their domination over Real Madrid with a 2-1 win at Madrid's Santiago Bernabeu Stadium in the first leg of their Spanish Copa del ... Read more...

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Mourinho pleased with pragmatic Real Madrid


January 11th, 2012 - 9:36 pm ICT by IANS
Madrid, Jan 11 (Xinhua) Real Madrid coach Jose Mourinho was pleased with the practical display that took Real Madrid into the quarterfinals of the Copa del Rey.Karim Benzema's goal, which came ... Read more...

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Real Madrid reach quarterfinal of Copa del Rey


January 11th, 2012 - 7:57 pm ICT by IANS
Madrid, Jan 11 (IANS) Real Madrid booked a place in the quarterfinals of the Spanish Copa del Rey thanks to a 1-0 win away to Malaga.The win came courtesy a ... Read more...

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Copa return leg matches may see some surprises


January 10th, 2012 - 4:49 pm ICT by IANS
Madrid, Jan 10 (IANS) The hectic Spanish football season will continue with the 16 return leg matches of the Copa del Rey to be played this week. Although FC Barcelona, ... Read more...

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Benzema doubtful ahead of return leg against Malaga


January 9th, 2012 - 12:28 am ICT by IANS
Madrid, Jan 8 (IANS) Real Madrid striker Karim Benzema is doubtful for his side's return leg in the Copa del Rey in Malaga Wednesday after leaving the field injured in ... Read more...

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Real Madrid routs Granada to lead La Liga


January 8th, 2012 - 8:05 pm ICT by IANS
Madrid, Jan 8 (IANS) Real Madrid opened a six point lead over FC Barcelona at the top of the Spanish Primera Liga thanks to a 5-1 home win over Granada.Granada ... Read more...

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Mourinho blames holidays for his players’s lethargic show


January 4th, 2012 - 6:47 pm ICT by IANS
Madrid, Jan 4 (IANS) Real Madrid football coach Jose Mourinho didn't know whether to praise or criticize his players after watching their Copa del Rey fightback against Malaga Tuesday night.Playing ... Read more...

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Real Madrid beat Malaga 3-2 in Copa del Rey


January 4th, 2012 - 6:43 pm ICT by IANS
Madrid, Jan 4 (IANS) Reigning Copa del Rey holders Real Madrid fought back from two goals down to defeat Malaga 3-2 in the first leg of their last 16 Copa ... Read more...

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Barca win ‘El Classico’ to go top of Spanish La Liga


December 11th, 2011 - 6:05 pm ICT by IANS
Madrid, Dec 11 (IANS) Barcelona came back after conceding the quickest 'EL Classico' goal to beat Real Madrid 3-1 to go top of the table, courtesy their better ... Read more...

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Real cruise as Barca lose in Spanish football


November 27th, 2011 - 4:30 pm ICT by IANS
Madrid, Nov 27 (IANS) Real Madrid kept their lead at the top of the La Liga table with a 4-1 demolition of derby rivals Atletico Madrid here Saturday night. Barcelona ... Read more...

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Real Madrid romp to victory in Champions League


November 23rd, 2011 - 6:28 pm ICT by IANS
Madrid, Nov 23 (IANS) Real Madrid gave a very good account of themselves by thrashing Dinamo Zagreb 6-2 at home and ensuring the top spot in Group D of the ... Read more...

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Real Madrid extend La Liga lead


November 21st, 2011 - 4:48 pm ICT by IANS
Madrid, Nov 21 (IANS) Real Madrid remained three points clear of FC Barcelona at the top of the La Liga following a weekend in which the case for those complaining ... Read more...

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Real Madrid face Valencia test in La Liga


November 18th, 2011 - 6:50 pm ICT by IANS
Madrid, Nov 18 (IANS) Real Madrid will look to overcome the effects of jetlag and tired legs when they travel to play third placed Valencia in the Spanish La Liga ... Read more...

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Real Madrid aim to keep the goals flowing


October 25th, 2011 - 10:02 pm ICT by IANS
Madrid, Oct 25 (IANS) Real Madrid football club look to continue their incredible scoring record as they entertain Villarreal in the Santiago Bernabeu Stadium Wednesday night.Jose Mourinho's men have scored ... Read more...

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Real Madrid face tough test in Malaga


October 21st, 2011 - 5:09 pm ICT by IANS
Madrid, Oct 21 (IANS) Real Madrid gears up for a fascinating trip to play Malaga in the Spanish La Liga football Saturday night in a game that will test the ... Read more...

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