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We expect a tough match – Rafa Benitez

Rafa Benitez says his Real Madrid players are expecting a tough match when they take on Celta Vigo this afternoon. Los Blancos and Celta are both unbeaten in the league after eight games, with the hosts proving to be somewhat of a surprise package so far this campaign. Benitez will ...

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Rafa Benitez: I’m delighted with the performance

Real Madrid boss Rafa Benitez says he is delighted with his team’s performance after their goalless draw with PSG. Los Blancos remain unbeaten the Champions League and will now look forward to the return match at the Santiago Bernabeu in two weeks time. The 10-time winners had more of the ...

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Benitez believes that Real Madrid were exceptional

Real Madrid manager Rafa Benitez described his injury-hit team’s performance in holding Paris Saint-Germain to a 0-0 draw at the Parc des Princes on Wednesday as “exceptional”. “We deserved to win the match. Given the circumstances the performance of the team was not good, it was exceptional,” said Benitez after the Group ...

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Rafa Benitez: Cristiano Ronaldo guarantees goals

Real Madrid boss Rafa Benitez says striker Cristiano Ronaldo guarantees goals ahead of the Champions League clash with PSG. Los Blancos head to France this evening to take on the Ligue 1 champions in the first of their back-to-back group stage games. The 10-time winners of the competition are without ...

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Benitez defends the team’s tactics

Real Madrid manager Rafael Benitez has hit back at the suggestion from Paris Saint-Germain counterpart Laurent Blanc that the Spanish giants are a defensive side under his leadership. The two European heavyweights will meet in the French capital on Wednesday looking to put themselves in prime position to take top ...

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Carlo Ancelotti: Real Madrid has problems in attack

Former Real Madrid boss Carlo Ancelotti says Los Blancos face a huge task against PSG on Wednesday because of their attacking problems. The 10-time Champions League winners head to Paris to take on another of Ancelotti’s old clubs in the first of their back-to-back clashes with the Ligue 1 champions. ...

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Five Real Madrid players among Ballon d’Or candidates

Five Real Madrid players have been included among the 23 candidates to win the Ballon d’Or award of 2015. Cristiano Ronaldo, Gareth Bale, James Rodriguez, Karim Benzema and Toni Kroos have been named to the shortlist revealed by FIFA and French magazine France Football. The Ballon d’Or holder Cristiano Ronaldo ...

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Real Madrid vs Levante match preview

Real Madrid host Levante on Saturday hoping to steal the first position in La Liga from Villarreal, who have a one point advantage over Los Blancos and will face Celta Vigo on Sunday. Rafa Benitez will recover Danilo in the most appropriate moment, since Daniel Carvajal fell injured in the ...

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Rafa Benitez confident in the team

Rafa Benitez says his Real Madrid team is on the right track but can still improve after watching his players beat Levante on Saturday. Marcelo, Cristiano Ronaldo and Jese Rodriquez all scored in the 3-0 win, which was all the more pleased because the side contained plenty of academy products ...

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Florentino Perez: Unique Ronaldo will win more Golden Boots

Real Madrid president Florentino Perez says striker Cristiano Ronaldo is still at the very top of his game and will go on winning trophies for the side as well as pick up award for his goalscoring efforts. The striker picked up the Golden Boot in the Spanish capital on Tuesday ...

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