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Real Madrid coach Zinedine Zidane hints at exit: ‘There is a lot of fatigue’

Cristiano Ronaldo made history by scoring his 100th goal for Real Madrid in the UEFA Champions League. From being one down to the Parisians, Real Madrid won a penalty which was driven in powerfully by the Portuguese striker. He also became the first player ever to score in the first seven games of a Champions League season. Watch the goal as history was rewritten by CR7 from this round of 16 first leg between Real Madrid vs Paris Saint Germain ESPN FC’s Shaka Hislop breaks down the latest transfer rumours surrounding the likes of Paul Pogba, Willian, Dele Alli and more in Transfer Rater. Shaka Hislop wasn’t in the studio to defend himself and his choices for his latest power rankings. With Real Madrid and PSG circling, Paul Mariner and Mark Donaldson explain how important it is...

Real Madrid’s Toni Kroos sidelined with sprained knee ligaments

With Real Madrid and PSG circling, Paul Mariner and Mark Donaldson explain how important it is for Tottenham to tie Mauricio Pochettino down to a long-term deal. Real Madrid’s Zinedine Zidane feels his side can replicate their 3-1 first leg win in Paris and that it will give them confidence to correct their form in La Liga. Real Madrid midfielder Toni Kroos is facing a spell on the sidelines after spraining knee ligaments. Kroos played the full 90 minutes of Wednesday’s Champions League round-of-16 win over Paris Saint-Germain but is now set to miss a number of La Liga matches. A club statement read: “Following tests carried out on Toni Kroos by the Sanitas Real Madrid Medical Services, he has been diagnosed with a sprain to the exterior lateral ligament in the left knee....

Real Madrid’s win over PSG can be a turning point in a so-far disappointing season

Cristiano Ronaldo became the first player to score 100 Champions League goals with one team as Real Madrid came from behind to defeat PSG at the Santiago Bernabeu. Cristiano Ronaldo tested the PSG defense all night with 10 shots (4 on target) and found his way to the record books yet again with his 100th UCL goal for Real Madrid. How did Real Madrid beat one of the hottest sides in Europe? The FC panel dissect all the ins and outs of their emphatic win. Real Madrid’s Zinedine Zidane feels his side can replicate their 3-1 first leg win in Paris and that it will give them confidence to correct their form in La Liga. Real Madrid fans at the Bernabeu on Wednesday fell just short of singing “can we play you every week?” during the raucous celebrations that greeted their team&#...

Real Madrid can always be counted upon in Champions League – Kroos

How did Real Madrid beat one of the hottest sides in Europe? The FC panel dissect all the ins and outs of their emphatic win. Real Madrid’s Zinedine Zidane feels his side can replicate their 3-1 first leg win in Paris and that it will give them confidence to correct their form in La Liga. Cristiano Ronaldo became the first player to score 100 Champions League goals with one team as Real Madrid came from behind to defeat PSG at the Santiago Bernabeu. Cristiano Ronaldo became the first player to score 100 Champions League goals with one team as Real Madrid came from behind to defeat PSG at the Santiago Bernabeu. Toni Kroos said “you should always count on Real Madrid” after they came back to beat Paris Saint-Germain 3-1 at the Bernabeu, but warned that their Champions Leagu...

Cristiano Ronaldo practiced ‘volley’ penalty at Man United – Rio Ferdinand

Cristiano Ronaldo tested the PSG defense all night with 10 shots (4 on target) and found his way to the record books yet again with his 100th UCL goal for Real Madrid. Cristiano Ronaldo became the first player to score 100 Champions League goals with one team as Real Madrid came from behind to defeat PSG at the Santiago Bernabeu. Cristiano Ronaldo became the first player to score 100 Champions League goals with one team as Real Madrid came from behind to defeat PSG at the Santiago Bernabeu. Real Madrids persistence to perform better finally paid off, thanks to their star player, Ronaldo who scored a brace and Marcelo added a third as a reply to Rabiots sole goal for the visitors. The match featured Ronaldos 100th goal wearing a Real Madrid jersey in the UEFA Champions League and he also be...

Zidane ‘optimistic’ after PSG victory

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Madrid’s comeback built on character, grit of Zidane, Ronaldo and Marcelo

MADRID — I have an image in my mind, one that began to take shape in the advanced stages of the second half of this extraordinary match in which Paris Saint-Germain continued their Spanish nightmare. They’ve now lost their past two knockout ties against La Liga’s behemoths on a 9-2 aggregate, despite being in control of both games with a mere handful of minutes left on each occasion. If you throw in the slapping the Parisians took in Munich at the end of their group campaign, roundly thumped 3-1, somebody might want to call Houston and suggest that we have a problem here. Notwithstanding that, my image is of Real Betis, Barcelona, Celta Vigo, Villarreal and Levante fans huddled around their respective television sets giggling in anticipation as the Bernabeu clock ticked p...

Cristiano Ronaldo hails ‘important advantage’ after Real Madrid beat PSG

Cristiano Ronaldo became the first player to score 100 Champions League goals with one team as Real Madrid came from behind to defeat PSG at the Santiago Bernabeu. Cristiano Ronaldo became the first player to score 100 Champions League goals with one team as Real Madrid came from behind to defeat PSG at the Santiago Bernabeu. The ESPN FC crew blast PSG, in particular Neymar, for their ‘flicks and tricks’ that were pretty on the eye but in the end did nothing to help them against Real Madrid. How did Real Madrid beat one of the hottest sides in Europe? The FC panel dissect all the ins and outs of their emphatic win. Real Madrid’s Cristiano Ronaldo said his side have an “important advantage” after he scored twice in Wednesday’s 3-1 Champions League round-o...

Ronaldo gets the better of Neymar and carries Madrid to big win over PSG

Cristiano Ronaldo became the first player to score 100 Champions League goals with one team as Real Madrid came from behind to defeat PSG at the Santiago Bernabeu. MADRID — Three quick thoughts on Real Madrid’s 3-1 Champions League round-of-16 first-leg win over Paris Saint-Germain on Wednesday. 1. Ronaldo does it again Cristiano Ronaldo was again the hero as Real Madrid struggled for long periods of the game against a younger, fresher Paris Saint-Germain side, but the hosts’ greater experience told in the end. The 3-1 first-leg advantage did not really tell the story of the game, but means Zinedine Zidane’s side are now big favourites to make the quarterfinals yet again. It looked like the nouveaux riche challengers to Europe’s old order were about to make a ...

Cristiano Ronaldo first to reach 100 UCL goals with one team

Cristiano Ronaldo scored his 100th Champions League goal for Real Madrid on Wednesday. Cristiano Ronaldo scored his 100th Champions League goal for Real Madrid in Wednesday’s match against Paris Saint-Germain, making him the first player to score a century of UCL goals with one team. The reigning Ballon d’Or winner converted a penalty just before half-time after Toni Kroos was brought down in the box by a silly challenge by PSG midfielder Giovani Lo Celso. The former Manchester United man then stepped up and beat goalkeeper Alphonse Areola with a powerfully hit shot to his left that was just out of reach for the Frenchman. Overall, Ronaldo, who scored 15 Champions League goals for United, has netted 46 on the road, 51 at home, and three at neutral sites in a Real shirt. The goa...

The stakes couldn’t be higher for Real Madrid and PSG

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Real Madrid and PSG are under very different kinds of pressure

The ESPN FC panel discuss what’s on the line for Real Madrid and Paris Saint-Germain in their blockbuster Champions League tie. Paris Saint-Germain and Real Madrid is the game everyone has been waiting for as the Champions League returns for the knockout rounds. It would be fitting if both of these sides made it into a Champions League final with so many storylines, pressure and hype — and that’s before mentioning the talent within either side’s ranks. It’s the one both teams have been waiting for too, but the reasons why the teams are desperate to win might be the exact same reasons why they could have trouble getting themselves over the line. From PSG’s perspective, the Champions League was always the Promised Land. Their humbling at the hands of Neyma...