A decent performance from visiting Villarreal earned a draw against a Madrid side that lacked spark. Ancelotti's Valverde experiment failed to produce results.
Alfredo Relaño looks back on Real Madrid's labored victory against Valencia at the Mestalla, thanks to late goals from Vinicius and Benzema.
Alfredo Relaño offers his thoughts on Real Madrid's win over Inter Milan in the sides' Champions League Group D opener on Wednesday.
It was easier to define Spain before and during tiki-taka but Luis Enrique's side lack sufficient identity for the fan in the street to form an opinion.
Ancelotti's first line-up featured the recently-returned Bale with Eden Hazard alongside Karim Benzema in the 1-4 win over Alavés, writes Alfredo Relaño.
To be honest, it's not a shock to the system to see Sergio Ramos being omitted from the Spain squad ahead of Euro 2020
Real Madrid are in the semi-finals of the Champions League, something that looked unlikely in the first half of the season. Alfredo Relaño takes a look.
Real Madrid head to Anfield to play Liverpool in the second leg of the Champions League quarter-finals, the core of their squad is all important.
It looks like Zidane is doing it again. He took over a Real Madrid side that had become stagnant but he is getting results, writes Alfredo Relaño.
The Brazilian striker scored two goals as Zidane’s side beat Liverpool 3-1 in the first leg of the Champions League quarter-finals at Valdebebas.
Alfredo Relaño reacts to Real Madrid's 2-0 LaLiga win over Eibar on Saturday, as Los Blancos get ready to face Liverpool in the Champions League quarter-finals on Tuesday.