Karim Benzema

ALFREDO RELAÑO

Macron, Algeria, Deschamps and Benzema

Karim Benzema’s return to the French national team after being excluded for five and a half years coincides with significant political moment, writes Alfredo Relaño.

Alfredo Relaño

ALFREDO RELAÑO

LaLiga title race now a capital affair

Alfredo Relaño reacts to Real Madrid's win over Granada on Thursday, which leaves Los Blancos two points off LaLiga leaders Atlético with two games to go.

Alfredo Relaño

ALFREDO RELAÑO

Players exhausted, Zidane confused

Chelsea easily beat Real Madrid in the Champions League semi-final second leg, with goals from Werner and Mount. Alfredo Relaño looks at the match.

Alfredo Relaño

ALFREDO RELAÑO

Militão goal has Zidane jumping for joy

Real Madrid continue to battle on two fronts with the same intensity in both competitions. Late goals against Osasuna thrilled Zidane, writes Alfredo Relaño.

Alfredo Relaño

ALFREDO RELAÑO

Faith, hope and Karim Benzema

Lo primero, un sombrerazo al arbitraje del holandés Danny Makkelie y sus cinco acompañantes en la tarea, holandeses todos. Fue un arbitraje impecable.

Alfredo Relaño

ALFREDO RELAÑO

The solid core of Zidane's squad

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.

Alfredo Relaño