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Real Madrid – Cristiano Ronaldo Has Someone to Cover For Him

Posted on 6 Feb, 2014, by in Soccer

Even with Gareth Bale still out with his mysterious injury, Cristiano Ronaldo isn’t forced to do everything on his own in order for Real Madrid to put in an impressive and dominating performance, getting plenty of help from his midfield and especially Luka Modric and Pepe. More

Real Madrid – Cristiano Ronaldo Struggles When Teams Aren’t Afraid of Him

Posted on 15 Dec, 2013, by in Soccer

One of the keys to playing well against Real Madrid? Not being afraid, yet not doing that with reckless abandonment. Being physical, being aggressive, and knowing where to press. Cristiano Ronaldo didn’t score for the first time in a league match since the loss in the Clasico. More

Real Madrid – Cristiano Ronaldo Needs to Finish Better

Posted on 20 Oct, 2013, by in Soccer

It might be absurd to ask Cristiano Ronaldo, already scoring 8 league goals this season, to do a better job at finishing than he has so far, but Real Madrid seem to be so bad this season when it comes to finishing the chances they are able to create, be it Alvaro Morata or Karim Benzema in the starting lineup, it once again falls on the shoulder of their best player. More

Real Madrid – Xabi Alonso Can Fix Everything

Posted on 10 Oct, 2013, by in Soccer

Some thought he was on his way out of the club this summer, but even while he’s injured, Xabi Alonso is proving to be a vital piece of the Real Madrid gameplan, which doesn’t seem to be working as efficiently without him playing in the deep playmaker position. More

Real Madrid – Cristiano Ronaldo Can’t Get More Clutch Than This

Posted on 6 Oct, 2013, by in Soccer

Every bit of criticism poured onto Real Madrid and Carlo Ancelotti is justified, but most of the time, it doesn’t matter. Cristiano Ronaldo can’t stop scoring goals during injury time, truly making something out of the nothing that is his team’s open play, while Karim Benzema is fading away into obscurity and Isco isn’t as good as advertised. More

Real Madrid – Angel di Maria is Currently Better Than Gareth Bale

Posted on 3 Oct, 2013, by in Soccer

There was never any question about Real Madrid going back to their winning ways, but it was still refreshing to see someone either than Cristiano Ronaldo be their best player on the pitch, with Angel di Maria proving his place is in the lineup, and at the moment is a better fit than an injured or healthy Gareth Bale. More

Real Madrid – Cristiano Ronaldo Can’t Succeed Without Isco & Carlo Ancelotti Helping Him

Posted on 29 Sep, 2013, by in Soccer

Even though Carlo Ancelotti made some terrible decisions during and before the match, the weak performance from Isco is another big reason as to why Cristiano Ronaldo was left too alone and pretty much helpless against an excellent defense as Real Madrid dropped more crucial points in the most difficult title race in Europe. More

Real Madrid – Gareth Bale Looks Tired, Cristiano Ronaldo Selfish Again

Posted on 15 Sep, 2013, by in Soccer

Being the first one to blink in the usual race to the La Liga title doesn’t guarantee Real Madrid will end up on the wrong side of the championship once again, but its complete reliance on individual brilliance instead of a more team oriented style makes it impossible for them to win when Gareth Bale can barely play for 60 minutes while Cristiano Ronaldo does everything in the most selfish of ways. More

Real Madrid – Cristiano Ronaldo Forgets About Frustrating Start

Posted on 2 Sep, 2013, by in Soccer

The real hit so far this season for Real Madrid has been Isco, scoring three goals on his first three matches for the club, but everyone is looking at Cristiano Ronaldo. The new contract, the lack of goals (until now), the frustrated appearance. Maybe the first goal of the season means a new start, even if he’s still not really digging the way he’s playing under Carlo Ancelotti. More

Manchester United Transfer Rumors – Marouane Fellaini, Daniele De Rossi, James McCarthy, Luka Modric & Ander Herrera All Potential Signings

Posted on 1 Sep, 2013, by in Soccer

We’re in September, which means there are less than 48 hours for clubs to complete their transfer business. The pressure on Manchester United to bring someone, anyone, is quite great, and the list of names currently on the shortlist include Marouane Fellaini, Daniele De Rossi, James McCarthy, Luka Modric and Ander Herrera. More