Browsing Carlo Ancelotti

Real Madrid – Cristiano Ronaldo With a Chance to Change a Bad Impression

Posted on 10 Mar, 2015, by in Soccer

As Real Madrid stumble through the La Liga and lose the top spot, the Champions League has proved much easier, and the second leg of their knockout stage match with Schalke is nothing more than a chance for Cristiano Ronaldo, Gareth Bale and Carlo Ancelotti to get some pressure off their backs. More

Real Madrid – Cristiano Ronaldo Stands Out Even When he Isn’t Playing

Posted on 1 Sep, 2014, by in Soccer

Not playing, Cristiano Ronaldo is just as influential when he’s on the pitch. Real Madrid looked lost for most of their first loss of the season without their best player despite the kind of money spent on new players, who might not be actually better than the ones they were bought to replace. More

Real Madrid – Cristiano Ronaldo Getting Used to Not Having Angel di Maria

Posted on 26 Aug, 2014, by in Soccer

One word to describe Real Madrid making their debut in the league? Boring. A win, with goals from Karim Benzema and a howler from Cristiano Ronaldo, but that didn’t stop the fans from booing their players due to the slow and predictable play for most of the match. More

Real Madrid – James Rodriguez is a Breath of Fresh Air

Posted on 20 Aug, 2014, by in Soccer

There’s something about Real Madrid that makes them look tired after just one season together. A new superstar has to be purchased each summer to keep things interesting. The Cristiano Ronaldo-Gareth Bale combination looked quite bad in the Spanish Super Cup, but the entrance of James Rodriguez in the second half did bring the team a new dimension of mobility, creativity and eventually a goal. More

Iker Casillas – The Final Real Madrid Chapter?

Posted on 16 Apr, 2014, by in Soccer

This has been another weird season for a goalkeeper that would probably start for almost every team in the world but because of Jose Mourinho and that huge ego of his has turned into a second option for Real Madrid and Carlo Ancelotti. Only the Italian manager isn’t “all-in” in the Iker Casillas humiliation process, giving him the chance to play in Cup matches and the Champions League. More

Real Madrid – Cristiano Ronaldo Disappearing When They Need Him the Most

Posted on 27 Mar, 2014, by in Soccer

The Madrid media is looking for someone to blame as Real Madrid looked on the golden brick road towards winning a championship, but two matches and three days later finding themselves behind their two rivals. There are many to blame, and even though Cristiano Ronaldo scored in both matches, he shares a big part of it. More

On the Real Madrid – Barcelona Clasico Not Being Super Anymore

Posted on 22 Mar, 2014, by in Soccer

Here we go again: Messi vs Ronaldo, Neymar vs Bale, and the whole approach about who is the deserving La Liga champion in the never ending battle between good and evil, which all depends on a point of view, as Barcelona and Real Madrid get ready to play each other for the 226th in official competition. More

Real Madrid – Cristiano Ronaldo is on a Tear Because of Gareth Bale

Posted on 24 Nov, 2013, by in Soccer

No need to worry – Cristiano Ronaldo isn’t going to be out for long, or at all, despite picking up a bruise during the 5-o win over Almeria. Like anything that has to do with the most famous footballer in the world, even the slightest of injuries has to become one huge display of drama and tragedy. Meanwhile, not playing with Sami Khedira has had some pleasing affects so far. More

Iker Casillas – Real Madrid Isn’t the Place For Him

Posted on 7 Nov, 2013, by in Soccer

It’ll be somewhat of an end to an era when Iker Casillas decides to leave Real Madrid, the only club he’s ever played for. Despite getting a match to play once every two weeks at best, his ability doesn’t seem to be affect, which makes it even more frustrating for him to be sitting behind Diego Lopez, hoping Carlo Ancelotti changes his mind. More

Juventus vs Real Madrid – Cristiano Ronaldo Turns it On and Off

Posted on 6 Nov, 2013, by in Soccer

There’s no other player in the world right now on the scoring run Cristiano Ronaldo is on with 8 goals in the first 4 matches of the Champions League this season, tying a 11 year-old record, showing a remarkable ability to look horrible for one half and then switch to dangerous with every touch later on as Real Madrid drew 2-2 with Juventus and pretty much punched their ticket to the round of 16. More