REAL MADRID NEWS

Rubi was ‘proud’ of Espanyol’s performance against Real Madrid on Saturday as ‘we tickled them’, despite a 1-0 defeat.
Marco Asensio believes Real Madrid must learn to be more ‘patient’ after their narrow victory over Espanyol on Saturday.
Julen Lopetegui praised Real Madrid for ‘knowing how to suffer’ en route to their 1-0 win against Espanyol on Saturday.
It's another victory for VAR as Marco Asensio's goal is correctly awarded to put Real Madrid one up on Espanyol.
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Thibaut Courtois and Alvaro Odriozola feature in a heavily-rotated Real Madrid XI against Espanyol this evening.
Rubi assures Espanyol are ready to ‘fight’ Real Madrid on Saturday as ‘I wouldn’t take a draw if it was offered to me now.’
Real Madrid boss Julen Lopetegui claims Espanyol represent ‘the most demanding match we’ll have had at the Santiago Bernabeu’.
Casemiro believes Cristiano Ronaldo deserves the individual awards for 2018 despite a ‘spectacular’ year for Real Madrid teammate Luka Modric.
Real Madrid midfielder Luka Modric has revealed he felt ‘fatigued both mentally and physically’ following on from the World Cup.
Roma striker Edin Dzeko lined up against Real Madrid on Wednesday night but reports in Marca say he could have been lining up on the opposite side.
Cultural Leonesa sporting director Felipe Llamazares believes Vinicius Junior is ‘distorting’ Segunda B when he plays for Real Madrid Castilla.
Roma Coach Eusebio Di Francesco has called Real Madrid ‘a team of champions’ following his side’s 3-0 reverse in the Spanish capital.
Real Madrid striker Mariano Diaz is eyeing a place in the Spain national team after opening his account for the club.
Marcelino blamed Valencia’s 2-0 defeat to Juventus on a lack of ‘resolve’, but his appraisal was marred by Cristiano Ronaldo’s red card.
Julen Lopetegui hailed Mariano Diaz for ‘taking his chance’ after the striker marked his second Real Madrid debut with a goal against Roma.
Isco claims Luka Modric ‘deserves’ to win the Ballon d’Or after another fine display for Real Madrid during their 3-0 win against Roma.
Real Madrid dominated Roma but needed three golazos to open their Champions League campaign with a 3-0 win on Wednesday.
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Keylor Navas and Isco start for Real Madrid against Roma, while Valencia take on Cristiano Ronaldo’s Juventus without Geoffrey Kondogbia.
Summer arrivals Vinicius Junior and Alvaro Odriozola have not been included in Real Madrid’s 19-man squad to face Roma.
Roma sporting director Monchi insists he has ‘not considered a return to Spain’ ahead of his side taking on Real Madrid on Wednesday.
Juventus Coach Max Allegri believes Cristiano Ronaldo is ‘the best player in the world’ and has ‘increased confidence’ at the club.
Real Madrid captain Sergio Ramos insists his side are targeting a fourth straight Champions League title this campaign.
Real Madrid boss Julen Lopetegui believes Roma are a stronger side this season than when they reached the Champions League semi-finals.
Atletico Madrid’s Rodri insists Antoine Griezmann was not affected by the words of Real Madrid’s Sergio Ramos: “He will do his talking on the pitch.”
Roma midfielder Daniele De Rossi admits he would have liked an ‘easier’ opening day opponent in the Champions League than Real Madrid.
Sergio Ramos has criticised Antoine Griezmann for comparing himself to Lionel Messi and Cristiano Ronaldo: “Ignorance makes you very bold.”
Dani Carvajal has explained how the Real Madrid dressing room is ‘still a family’ following the departure of Cristiano Ronaldo to Juventus.
Dani Alves believes Real Madrid ‘are more of a team’ and ‘more dangerous’ since the exit of Cristiano Ronaldo to Juventus.
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