Sunday, October 23, 2011

Super Cristiano scores hat-trick against Malaga

The Portuguese star netted three times in only fifteen minutes in the game between Real Madrid and Malaga. Mourinho's side got an important 0-4 win over the local team and reached the top spot of "La Liga".

Ronaldo's first goal came after an extraordinary pass from Di María. Only five minutes later, Cristiano made another great move to dismiss Demichelis and score his second one. And he netted his third goal with a kung-fu tackle after a corner kick.

Even local fans applauded his three goals. And Mourinho expressed his satisfaction at the end of the game. Real Madrid is close to be the dream team they need to be in order to defeat Barcelona this season.

Monday, October 17, 2011

Madrid ready to face Lyon in Champions League

Portuguese coach Jose Mourinho will face his 100th game in European competitions. And this time, his rival will be one of the toughest ones for Real Madrid in the last 4 years: Lyon.

Mourinho praised the talent and quality of Lyon, and wanted to focuse on the 2011/2012 Champions League season. "It's a new story" he said.

Saturday, October 15, 2011

Higuain scores yet another hat-trick

It seems that Gonzalo Higuain version 2011/2012 is a new player. Even more talented, precise and stronger. Last week, he scored two hat-tricks - against Espanyol and Chile - and this time he just did it again. Real Madrid beat Betis 4-1 with three goals netted by the argentinian striker.

The other goal of Madrid was scored by Kaka. This season, the brazilian midfielder is proving his real value. Jorge Molina shot the only goal for Betis.

This was the 100th game with Real Madrid for Cristiano Ronaldo. The portuguese star did not score but he assisted Higuain twice and completed a great game.

Real Madrid reached the second place of the Spanish League with 16, just one point behind Barcelona.

Wednesday, April 27, 2011

Real Madrid vs. Barcelona: 0-2 loss in Champions League semifinal

Real Madrid used their best men to face powerful Barcelona. And this third "clasico", a Champions League semifinal, was indeed equaly rough for both sides. But when Lionel Messi decides to unleash his talent, there is no team in the world capable of stopping him.

The popular Lio netted a double and Barcelona got an important 0-2 win as visitors. They are virtually reaching the final at Wembley.

Mourinho expressed his frustration: "Don't get me wrong. They are an amazing team. But I just don't understand why referees and even UEFA always help them. We are eliminated now. It's obvious that the second game will not be tough. It will be mission impossible".

Tuesday, April 26, 2011

Real Madrid vs. Barcelona: Mourinho and Guardiola at war

Jose Mourinho gave the first hit. "Guardiola has started a new era, a new group of coaches - a group with one person: him... a group that criticizes the referee's good decisions" said Real Madrid's coach.

After this, Guardiola simply blasted against 'Mou': "In this press room, he is the f*** boss, the one that knows everything. I don't care if he wins that kind of competition. Tomorrow we will face him on the pitch, and that's what counts."

Barcelona and Real Madrid will play their third "clásico" in 15 days, this time in a Champions League semifinal. As we can see, this kind of duels are not just another game.

Monday, April 25, 2011

Real Madrid vs. Barcelona: Mourinho to use Özil, Ronaldo and Di María in Champions League semis

Real Madrid is about to face Barcelona in the Champions League semis, and coach José Mourinho announced that he will repeat the same team that won the "Copa del Rey" Final, including the powerfull frontline with Cristiano Ronaldo, Mezut Özil and Angel Di María.

The only exceptions will be Albiol for Carvalho and Lass for Khedira. The game will take place on April 27 at the Santiago Bernabeu in Madrid.

Jose Mourinho, Sergio Ramos and some other key players have expressed their confidence in beating Barcelona in one of the most important "clasicos" of the season.

Wednesday, April 20, 2011

Real Madrid defeat Barcelona 1-0 and win Copa del Rey

Cristiano Ronaldo became a hero by scoring the only goal in this final against Barcelona in extra-time. Real Madrid defeated their classic rival and won the "Copa del Rey" for the first time in 17 years.

The match was intense and both teams had equal chances to score, but the opener woul never come in the 90 minutes. Mourinho and Guardiola used their last cards to win the game in extra-time, and the Portuguese coach won the duel.

For Cristiano Ronaldo, this is his most important night at Real Madrid so far. He netted the opener with a powerfull header after a long pass by Di María. The results of so much investment finally became reality.

After the end of the match, Iker Casillas received the Cup and the whole team celebrated in the middle of the field. Their first "Copa del Rey" title in 17 years is a great achievement, and just like Mourinho said, "this team deserves the Cup".

This second "clasico" was a really good game, and we

Tuesday, April 19, 2011

Real Madrid vs. Barcelona: No favorites in Copa del Rey Final, according to 'Mou'

Real Madrid coach, Jose Mourinho, said that there are "no favorites. Real Madrid and Barcelona have the same chances of winning this final. I have been in many finals and that's the way it is. Both teams could be the winners".

Mou's squad arrived at Valencia ready to face their classic rival in the "Copa del Rey" Final, the second "clasico" expected for this month.

Madrid will have their three best strikers ready to blast Barça's keeper. Cristiano Ronaldo, Özil and Angel Di María will take part of the game since the very first minute.

The Portuguese coach expressed his confidence about beating Guardiola's men. "I'm still nobody in Real Madrid's history. This may be my first final with the team, but I have been in many finals before. We can win this title and the Champions League as well, because everybody here works really hard".

Saturday, April 16, 2011

Real Madrid vs. Barcelona: Ronaldo and Messi score in 1-1 draw

Ten-men Real Madrid got a 1-1 draw against Barcelona in the spanish derby at the Santiago Bernabeu Stadium.

Lionel Messi scored the opener for Barcelona and appeared to be the star of the game. But Cristiano Ronaldo knew this was the chance to prove his world-class star status, and he scored the equalizer ten minutes before the end of the match.

This result tastes like victory for Mourinho's side. Casillas, Marcelo and Cristiano Ronaldo had an excellent performance and demonstrated that Real Madrid have real chances of winning at least one of the titles in dispute: Copa del Rey and Champions League.

Jose Mourinho complained about the referee and assured that Barcelona's Dani Alves should have been red carded. "For the Cup Final we should practice ten-men strategies" said the Portuguese coach.

Friday, April 15, 2011

Real Madrid vs. Barcelona: The winner will earn a lot more than three points

Mourinho's Real Madrid will face Guardiola's Barcelona four times in 21 days and the first duel in this Spanish-Derby overdose will take place tomorrow.

This match at the Santiago Bernabeu will have the attention of the whole world because of the extraordinary quality of both side's footballers, such as Lionel Messi and Cristiano Ronaldo, to name a few. And even though this game is - in theory - the least important one, the winner will have a huge motivation boost to face the other three games.

Mourinho prefers to remain in silence and that attitude upsets many journalists. However, we know that both teams will use their best cards on the pitch tomorrow. As for Guardiola, he already said that Real Madrid are favorites to win this first encounter.

Thursday, April 07, 2011

Four Real Madrid-Barcelona derbies in 20 days?

Barcelona defeated Shakhtar 1-5 and it's very likely that the two most traditional rivals in Spain will meet in the Champions League semifinals.

If we add the Copa del Rey Final and another League match schedule for those weeks, we could be at the scenario of four Real Madrid vs. Barcelona games in less than 20 days.

In that case, we will see Cristiano Ronaldo against Lionel Messi face to face, once again. Football fans in the world couldn't be happier.

Tuesday, April 05, 2011

Champions League 2011: Superb Madrid demolished Tottenham 4-0

Real Madrid acomplished an astonishing win over Tottenham Hotspurs. Adebayor scored a double, while Cristian Ronaldo and Di Maria helped with one goal each, to complete a 4-0 final result.

Mourinho's team proved to be a big candidate to reach the final. In fact, with this score Madrid is almost qualified for the semis - it would take a miracle for the Spurs to overcome this result.

The second game will take place on April 13, at the White Hart Lane Stadium in London.

Monday, April 04, 2011

Van der Vaart: I don't need to prove anything in this match

Talented midfielder Rafael Van der Vaart left Real Madrid eight months ago, but destiny wanted him to be back at the Santiago Bernabeu Stadium, this time as a rival.

The Dutch player said that he does not need to prove anything to the coach or the fans of Real Madrid. He said he misses to be part of Mourinho's team, but he alse made clear that he is really happy in London.

Rafael is more focused in the fact that this is a one-in-a-lifetime opportunity for the Spurs to make history in the Champions League.

Champions League: Real Madrid to face Tottenham without Benzema

Portuguese coach Jose Mourinho finished the last training session with a clear idea of which players will be fit for the important match against the surprising Tottenham Hotspurs.

As we know, this crucial Champions League game will take place tomorrow at the Santiago Bernabeu Stadium. The London team arrived with the unique opportunity of making history in this tournament.

Mourinho confirmed that Karim Benzema is out of the game due to an injury. But there is a big chance that Ronaldo, Di Maria and Marcelo will play in this match. It depends on how their injuries evolve in the next hours.

Wednesday, January 26, 2011

Emmanuel Adebayor arrived at Madrid to play for Mourinho

The talented Manchester City's striker will be on loan until June. Emmanuel Adebayor arrived at Madrid and immediately took a physical exam. The player could take part of Madrid's game on this weekend.

Carlos Díez, head of the medical staff at Real Madrid, said that the 26 year old player is fit to be part of the team. "He is physically amazing, really strong and adapted to play at his maximum level during the whole game".

His arrival is a blessing for Mourinho, who recently asked for more strikers since Gonzalo Higuain went under surgery.