Hazard’s return a boost to Madrid team, says Courts
Eden Hazard made his return from a three-month injury lay-off in Real Madrid’s 2-2 draw against Celta Vigo, with Thibaut Courtois confident the forward will be key for Zinedine Zidane’s side
Zidane says Courtois not alone in blame as Real deny anxiety issues
Zinedine Zidane insisted Friday that Thibaut Courtois was not the only one to blame for Real Madrid's midweek Champions League 2-2 draw with Club Brugge after the La Liga club denied the Belgian goalkeeper was suffering from anxiety.
Real Madrid's pre-season struggles continue with loss to Tottenham
Real Madrid's disastrous pre-season continued on Tuesday as they lost 1-0 to Tottenham in Munich. "Our defeat was well deserved," Real midfielder Tony Kroos told German TV after the match. It's true that we're not quite in good shape."
'We're not throwing flowers into the air, we did the job' - Zidane
Real Madrid delivered a winning response to Zinedine Zidane's stinging criticism as Mariano Diaz scored twice in a 3-2 victory over Villarreal on Sunday. An angry Zidane questioned the attitude of his players after last week's 1-0 loss to Rayo Vallecano and reacted by making more changes, with Luka Modric and Gareth Bale not even…
Zidane begins new Madrid era by dropping 'keeper Courtois
Zinedine Zidane restored old favourites for his first game since being re-appointed coach of Real Madrid as Thibaut Courtois was dropped for Keylor Navas while Isco and Marcelo both returned. Gareth Bale was also named in the starting line-up at the Santiago Bernabeu on Saturday as Madrid launched their new era under Zidane at home…
Asensio and VAR help Madrid snatch victory against Ajax
Real Madrid needed a late winner from Marco Asensio and VAR's debut in the Champions League to beat a spirited Ajax 2-1 in the first leg of the last 16 on Wednesday.
Madrid can win fourth straight Champions League, says Courtois
Goalkeeper Thibaut Courtois said on Tuesday that he believes Real Madrid can win a fourth consecutive Champions League title this season. Madrid play Ajax on Wednesday in the first leg of the last 16, hoping to take one step closer to their fifth European triumph in six years. Bayern Munich and Ajax have both won…
Real Madrid jump above Atletico after winning four-goal derby
Thibaut Courtois overcame the jeers and Gareth Bale delivered a timely reminder of his talents as Real Madrid beat Atletico Madrid 3-1 in a feisty city derby on Saturday. Real's fifth league win in a row means they sit second for the first time since September, above Atletico, and just five points behind Barcelona. Barca…
Courtois ready for Atletico anger as Real eye derby victory
Thibaut Courtois left Chelsea on bad terms last summer and he expects to feel the anger from Atletico Madrid too when he faces them in the white of Real Madrid on Saturday.
Courtois the key as Madrid derby ends goalless
Real Madrid's Thibaut Courtois came back to haunt Atletico Madrid as two crunch saves denied Antoine Griezmann and Diego Costa on Saturday in a goalless draw at the Santiago Bernabeu.
Six new signings to watch in La Liga
Spanish football heads into the post-Cristiano Ronaldo and Andres Iniesta era as the 2018-19 La Liga season begins this weekend. With these two greats of the modern age having moved on, AFP Sport picks out six new signings to watch in the coming campaign. THOMAS LEMAR (ATLETICO MADRID) Age: 22 Position: Attacking midfielder/winger Previous club:…