Barça ‘going through a really good time’ savors Xavi

By Le Figaro with AFP Posted yesterday at 11:34 p.m., Update yesterday at 11:34 p.m. Xavi Hernandez. MARCELO DEL POZO / REUTERS By winning on the lawn of Real Betis (2-1), Barcelona confirms its place as leader in La Liga. Xavi’s men have been undefeated since October 26 and remain on 6 consecutive victories in … Read more

King’s Cup, La Liga, Champions League … The weeks of all dangers for Real Madrid

Between an overloaded calendar and bad draws in various competitions, Real Madrid could lose everything in a matter of weeks. «It’s a complicated part of our season, it happens. We will fix thispromised Carlo Ancelotti. Real Madrid need to get their heads straight, and fast. Like Paris Saint-Germain, who face OM and Bayern twice in … Read more

Osasuna dismisses Sevilla and goes to semis

The Pamplona club got the better of Sevilla on Wednesday in the quarterfinals of the Spanish Cup. Surprise in the Basque Country. Osasuna dismissed Sevilla FC (2-1) in the King’s Cup quarter-finals after extra time. Chimy Avila opened the scoring (71st) for the Basque club, but Youssef En-Nesyri, who came on in the 77th minute, … Read more

Xavi ‘in shock’ after Dani Alves arrested on rape charge

By Le Figaro with AFP Published 10 minutes ago Xavi, FC Barcelona coach. David Ramirez / PANORAMIC The FC Barcelona coach was devastated to learn that his former teammate was involved in a rape case. FC Barcelona coach Xavi Hernandez said on Saturday that he was “in a state of shockafter the announcement of the … Read more

“A bad match in all respects”, sums up Ancelotti

FC Barcelona largely dominated Real Madrid (1-3) in the Spanish Super Cup final. Carlo Ancelotti (Real Madrid coach, defeated 3-1 in the Spanish Super Cup final by FC Barcelona on Sunday in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, in a post-match press conference): «What decided the fate of the game were the mistakes we made. And these were … Read more

the probable line-ups of Real Madrid and FC Barcelona

The two rivals face off on Sunday (8:00 p.m.) in Riyadh. Probable compositions of the Real Madrid and FC Barcelona teams before the Spanish Super Cup final, scheduled for Sunday (8:00 p.m.) at the King-Fahd stadium in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia: Real Madrid : Courtois – Carvajal, Militao, Rüdiger, Mendy – Valverde, Camavinga, Kroos – Rodrygo, Benzema … Read more