Toni Kroos

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

ALFREDO RELAÑO

Vinicius, Lucas Vázquez, Messi and VAR

Real Madrid won the second Clásico of LaLiga 20/21 thanks to goals from Karim Benzema and Toni Kroos. Analysis and post-match thoughts from Alfredo Relaño.

Alfredo Relaño

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Zidane versus Koeman in El Clásico

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.

Alfredo Relaño

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Vinicius ruined Liverpool’s night

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

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With no Benzema, Zidane has no attack

Real Madrid drew 1-1 with Real Sociedad in LaLiga at home leaving them still five points behind Atlético Madrid at the top of the LaLiga table.

Alfredo Relaño

ALFREDO RELAÑO

It takes two to tango...

Alfredo Relaño’s analysis of a match in which Zidane’s side easily beat a tame Valencia side who offered little. Benzema and Kroos grabbed the goals.

Alfredo Relaño

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Real Madrid find peace in Vitoria

Real Madrid visited Alavés on their centenary, Javier Berasaluce, a goalkeeper who played for both clubs in the 1950s took the honorary kick-off, writes Alfredo Relaño.

Alfredo Relaño

ALFREDO RELAÑO

'Alcoyanazo' hurts Zidane

Real Madrid were beaten in extra-time 2-1 by third-tier side Alcoyano in the Copa del Rey. Alfredo Relaño analyses the game and the fall-out.

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