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Monday January 20 2020
Real Madrid's Karim Benzema set for Copa del Rey return

Real Madrid striker Karim Benzema will squad for the midweek Copa del Rey clash with Segunda Division Group B side Unionistas de Salamanca. 

The former French international has missed Real Madrid's last three games, including their Spanish Supercopa success in Saudi Arabia, through injury.

However according to reports in Marca, he has now taken part in full training and should be involved in the January 22 clash with the third tier side.

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Saturday January 18 2020
Real Madrid’s Gareth Bale ruled out of Sevilla clash

Gareth Bale will miss Real Madrid clash with Sevilla due to an ongoing illness.

The Welsh international missed Los Blancos Supercopa success in Saudi Arabia due to a chest infection, but it was initially hoped he would be fit in time for the visit of Julen Lopetegui’s side.

However, Zinedine Zidane has not included him in the 19-man squad to today’s clash at the Santiago Bernabeu, as the hosts look to keep the title pressure on rivals Barcelona.

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Friday January 17 2020
Sergio Ramos and Karim Benzema in race to be fit to face Sevilla

Sergio Ramos and Karim Benzema could hand Real Madrid a double injury boost against Sevilla this weekend.

Ramos has been recovering from an ankle injury he picked up in the Spanish Supercopa final, while Benzema missed out in Saudi Arabia altogether after picking up a knock of his own.

With Zinedine Zidane's side preparing to face Sevilla on Saturday, both Ramos and Benzema could yet be in contention to feature, according to Diario AS.

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Saturday January 11 2020
Sergio Ramos: I do not see Atletico Madrid as an enemy

Real Madrid skipper Sergio Ramos has move to calm the tension ahead of tomorrow's Spanish Supercopa final against Atletico Madrid.

The Spanish international will lead the side out for his sixth Super Cup final in Jeddah, but the veteran centre back insisted there will be no focusing on the fierce rivalry between the two clubs.

Los Blancos have enjoyed an excellent recent record over Diego Simeone's side, with just one defeat in their last six meetings, as well as dumping them out of the Champions League twice in recent years.

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Sunday December 29 2019
La Liga dominates Team of the Decade with France Football

La Liga are the big winners in France Football's prestigious Team of the Decade, with nine current or former players included in the team.

The French football magazine, which also decides the Ballon d' Or award, has released their 'Dream XI' as part of a number of awards to celebrate the end of the decade in world football.

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Wednesday December 18 2019
Sergio Ramos praises Real Madrid's 'personality' in El Clasico draw

Real Madrid skipper Sergio Ramos was looking for positives following their 0-0 El Clasico draw away at Barcelona.

The Spanish international cleared an effort from old rival Lionel Messi off the line in the first half, as both sides struggled to create chances to score in a feisty game in Catalonia.

But despite the result, and Real Madrid remaining in second place in the La Liga table, the veteran defender was pleased with his team's performance at full time.

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Saturday November 30 2019
Zinedine Zidane's hails Real Madrid's personality in tough Alaves win

Real Madrid boss Zinedine Zidane has hailed the personality of his players after they battled out a 2-1 win away at Alaves.

Goals from Sergio Ramos and Dani Carvajal, in tough conditions at the Estadio Mendizorroza, have lifted Real Madrid above Barcelona, and on top of La Liga, for at least 24 hours.

The former French international was pleased with the attitude shown by his squad, as they prepare for a tough run of games.

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Saturday November 30 2019
Real Madrid edge out Alaves to top La Liga

Real Madrid will top La Liga overnight, after picking up a battling 2-1 win away at Alaves.

Zinedine Zidane's side now have a three point lead on rivals Barcelona, who face Atletico Madrid on Sunday night, thanks to second half goals from captain Sergio Ramos and Dani Carvajal.

The visitors struggled to create chance in the first half, with Alaves keeper Fernando Pacheco only called into action to make routine stops from the returning Gareth Bale and Casemiro.

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Saturday November 16 2019
Sergio Ramos thanks fans for Spain tribute

Spain captain Sergio Ramos has thanked supporters after he was given a rapturous reception during their 7-0 Euro 2020 qualifier win over Malta in Cadiz.

La Roja ran out dominant winners at the Estadio Ramon de Carranza, on a historic night for the Real Madrid defender.

Ramos broke Iker Casilllas' appearance record in last month's 1-1 draw in Norway, but his 169th appearance last night was his first as the new holder on Spanish soil.

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Friday November 15 2019
Sergio Ramos: New El Clasico date unfair on Real Madrid

Real Madrid captain Sergio Ramos believes the new date for El Clasico favours Barcelona due to extra rest before the game.

The match had been scheduled to be played at the Blaugrana’s Camp Nou stadium on 26 October but due to the current volatility of the political situation in Catalonia, La Liga asked that the game be reversed to Madrid’s Santiago Bernabeu stadium.

This request ruled out in favour of a postponement as both clubs had rejected the switch of venue and agreed on a new date, along with the Spanish FA.

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