BLOG ESPANA: MIKE BARNES
After destroying Bayern Munich so comprehensively, Real Madrid deserve to secure La Decima at last, writes Mike Barnes.
Atletico Madrid’s clash with Chelsea was a war of attrition, but Mike Barnes says Diego Simeone can be content with a goalless first leg.
Isco Alarcon has had an up and down season since his high profile move from Malaga to Real Madrid. Mike Barnes considers the midfielder’s chances of inclusion in La Seleccion.
The outcome of the Copa del Rey final will tell us little about the respective seasons of Barcelona and Real Madrid, Mike Barnes writes…
Mike Barnes believes the three games separating Real Madrid from La Decima will be the hardest of a long season for Los Blancos.
Just like in La Liga, there is little to separate Barcelona and Atletico Madrid in their Champions League encounter, writes Mike Barnes.
Completing a Clasico double should boost Barcelona’s confidence, says Mike Barnes, while Real Madrid can recover against Sevilla.
Real Madrid have had almost perfect preparation for the Clasico, Mike Barnes writes, and the depth of their squad gives them the edge.
Barcelona’s form this season has been inconsistent by their high standards. Mike Barnes assesses whether they can bounce back against Manchester City.
Diego Costa could make his debut for Spain against Italy. Mike Barnes considers what Vicente Del Bosque is looking for from tonight’s World Cup warm-up.
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