MADRID (AP) — Francisco "Isco" Alarcon has been left out of the Spain squad, paying the price for not playing often enough for Real Madrid under coach Santiago Solari.
MADRID (AP) — Real Madrid players Lucas Vazquez and Dani Carvajal are expected to be sidelined for several weeks because of muscle injuries.
Madrid says exams on Thursday showed that Vazquez...
Solari says Bale, Madrid squad ready for Barcelona
MADRID (AP) — Everyone at Real Madrid, it seems, is fully prepared to face Barcelona in the Copa del Rey semifinals.
Real Madrid averts upset, beats Leganes 3-0 in Copa del Rey
MADRID (AP) — Real Madrid avoided the upset this time, beating Leganes 3-0 on Wednesday to move closer to the last eight of the Copa del Rey.
After being eliminated by Leganes in the competition's quarterfinals last season, Real Madrid cruised to a first-leg victory at Santiago Bernabeu Stadium.
Sergio Ramos netted his 100th career goal to put Madrid ahead, and Lucas Vazquez and Vinicius Junior added to the lead.
10-man Real Madrid loses 2-0 to Sociedad
MADRID (AP) — Ten-man Real Madrid lost 2-0 at home to Real Sociedad on Sunday to concede further ground in the Spanish league title race.
The pressure is mounting on coach Santiago Solari with Madrid in fifth place behind Alaves, which moved ahead of the 33-time champion on Saturday.
Madrid fell behind in the third minute when Willian Jose converted a penalty following a foul by Casemiro on Mikel Merino.
Madrid went a man down in the 61st when Lucas Vazquez received his second yellow card.
7 more teams qualify for Champions League knockout stage
PARIS (AP) — Real Madrid and Bayern Munich put aside their domestic worries to impress on the European stage and qualify for the knockout rounds of the Champions League on Tuesday, as both Manchester clubs, Roma, Ajax and Juventus also advanced to the last 16 with one game to spare.
Real Madrid takes 1st in group courtesy of Roma’s mistakes
ROME (AP) — A series of colossal errors by Roma handed Real Madrid a 2-0 victory Tuesday and first place in Group G of the Champions League.
Roma winger Cengiz Under sent the ball over the bar from point-blank range with goalkeeper Thibaut Courtois already down on the ground in first-half added time and two defensive blunders led to Gareth Bale's goal immediately after the break.
Lucas Vazquez then added another for Madrid against a demoralized Roma.
Madrid advances in Copa despite 2-2 draw against Numancia
MADRID (AP) — Real Madrid reached the quarterfinals of the Copa del Rey on Wednesday but its struggles continued with a 2-2 draw against second-division team Numancia.
Madrid, playing with a second-string lineup, advanced 5-2 on aggregate thanks to its 3-0 win in the first leg last week, which marked the team's only win in its last four games.
Ronaldo sets another record as Madrid defeats Dortmund 3-2
MADRID (AP) — Cristiano Ronaldo has set yet another Champions League record, scoring in Real Madrid's 3-2 win over Borussia Dortmund on Wednesday to become the first player to find the net in all six group-stage matches.
Madrid had already guaranteed second place behind Group H winner Tottenham, which defeated APOEL 3-0 at Wembley Stadium to reach 16 points.
Real Madrid beats 3rd-tier Fuenlabrada 2-0 with 2 penalties
MADRID (AP) — Second-half penalties by Marco Asensio and Lucas Vazquez were enough to give depleted Real Madrid a 2-0 win at third-division team Fuenlabrada in the Copa del Rey on Thursday.
Without most of its usual starters — including Cristiano Ronaldo — Madrid did just enough to earn the first-leg victory in the tournament's Round of 32.
Madrid beats Barca 2-0 without Ronaldo to win Super Cup
MADRID (AP) — 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 goals in the second leg for a Madrid side that showed every ounce of confidence that Barcelona sorely lacked.
Madrid’s Vazquez and Kovacic sidelined by injuries
MADRID (AP) — Real Madrid says forward Lucas Vazquez and midfielder Mateo Kovacic will be sidelined for an undetermined period because of injuries sustained during the Club World Cup.
Madrid issued the medical reports on Thursday, 11 days after the team defeated Japanese side Kashima Antlers 4-2 in added time in the tournament final.
It says Vazquez has a muscle injury in his right leg, while Kovacic twisted a ligament in his left ankle.
Ronaldo, Benzema & Modric rested for Madrid vs. Deportivo
MADRID (AP) — Cristiano Ronaldo and Karim Benzema have not been included in Real Madrid's squad for Saturday's Spanish league match against Deportivo La Coruna.
That means Madrid will be missing all three of its first-choice forwards, with Gareth Bale recovering from a foot injury.
Coach Zinedine Zidane also dropped his best midfielder, Luka Modric, from the squad.
Real Madrid extends contract of forward Lucas Vazquez
MADRID (AP) — Real Madrid says it has extended the contract of Spain forward Lucas Vazquez until June 2021.
The 25-year-old Vazquez hasn't started often but has become a key figure in Zinedine Zidane's team when coming off the bench.
He returned to Madrid last season after playing with Espanyol on loan.
The speedy forward was part of Spain's squad at the 2016 European Championship and started in the quarterfinal loss to Italy.
Cristiano Ronaldo was kept waiting for his 100th career goal in European club competitions as Real Madrid swept to a 5-1 victory over Legia Warsaw in the Champions League on Tuesday in Madrid.
Gareth Bale opened the scoring with his first goal in the Champions League since December 2014. An own goal by Tomasz Jodlowiec, followed by goals by Marco Asensio, Lucas Vazquez and Alvaro Morata, sealed an emphatic victory.
Madrid cruises past Legia Warsaw in Champions League
MADRID (AP) — Cristiano Ronaldo was kept waiting for his 100th career goal in European club competitions as Real Madrid swept to a 5-1 victory over Legia Warsaw in the Champions League on Tuesday.
Gareth Bale opened the scoring with his first goal in the Champions League since December 2014. An own-goal by Tomasz Jodlowiec, followed by further strikes from Marco Asensio, Lucas Vazquez and Alvaro Morata, then sealed an emphatic victory for the holders.