Tag: Real Madrid

An exciting first half featuring goals and attacking flair gave way to a slower second period which suited Real Madrid perfectly. After Ansu Fati cancelled out Federico Valverde’s opener, it was Barcelona who looked the sharper of the two sides. However, a resurgence of the defensive solidity that brought Real Madrid their title saw them […]

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Catch your breath if you can in this one: red cards, penalties, goals, own goals, tactical adjustments and everything a fan can hope for came into play for this quite sensational five-goal thriller, which really could have tipped so much further in the visitor’s direction. Tactical analysis and match report by Peter Munnelly. Entering the ring […]

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The scoreline was ultimately decided by two mistakes from Raphaël Varane, which allowed Raheem Sterling and Gabriel Jesus to get on the scoresheet either side of Karim Benzema’s equalizer for Real Madrid. Despite Madrid’s goal, City were always the better team in the match, able to press effectively against Madrid’s buildup, and in the second […]

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Real Madrid began the game in control, asserting their dominance by taking an early lead. But Leganés’ desperation grew, leading towards a hectic second half where a change in shape saw a tense conclusion to the domestic campaign…and a relegation. Tactical analysis and match report by Emmanuel Adeyemi-Abere. Leganés have endured a rough season. Mired […]

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