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BBC back on the front foot

Barcelona’s conquest over River Plate capped a dream 2015 for the ‘Azulgranas’. Luis Enrique’s men clinched a fifth trophy of the calendar year and his star-studded attacking trio once more delivered the goods on the big stage. It has been a spellbinding last 12 months for the MSN and there ...

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Benzema & Real Madrid accept French Federation’s decision

Karim BenzemaandReal Madridhave publicly expressed their understanding with regard to the French Football Federation’s decision to suspend the forward until such time as the 27-year-old’s alleged part in a blackmail and sex-tape case involving international teammate Mathieu Valbuena is resolved. Upon being informed of the news, Benzema took to Twitter ...

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Real draw another blank

eal Madrid took to the pitch at El Madrigal with James Rodríguez, Gareth Bale, Karim Benzema and Cristiano Ronaldo poised to provide the goals, but it was not to be. Villarreal ran out 1-0 winners… and Atlético and Barcelona extended their lead over Los Blancos to five points. Roberto Soldado’s ...

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All eyes on Bale, Benzema and Cristiano Ronaldo

Real Madrid‘s three biggest stars, the BBC, have seen their reputations somewhat tarnished by their Clásico performances. They are charged with bringing the hardest and most valuable thing in football: goals. They were off their game against Barcelona and barely managed four shots on target. It is important to point ...

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Ramos WILL start Clasico and Benzema makes Madrid squad

Karim Benzema, Sergio Ramos and Keylor Navas will all be included n Real Madrid’s squad for Saturday’s clash with Barcelona at the Bernabeu. All three have been nursing injury problems, but Rafa Benitez confirmed they’re all ready for action. “Benzema is in the squad,” the Madrid boss confirmed when asked ...

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BBC bombard fit-again Keylor Navas

Real Madrid underwent their penultimate training session at the Valdebebas training ground prior to their forthcoming clash with rivals Barcelona. For the first time in a long while Rafa Benítez had the entire squad at his disposal, with James Rodríguez and Raphaël Varane among the last to rejoin the rest ...

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The Classico Goal Machine

He has scored in all of the last four Clásicos played at home in La Liga. Karim Benzema has been demonstrating his eye for goal in Clásicos played at the Santiago Bernabéu in La Liga. The French forward has scored in all of Barcelona’s last four visits to Madrid. This ...

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BBC to the rescue

After a spectacular start, the injuries to Bale and Benzema have prevented the BBC keeping the sublime stats going. In Real Madrid’s three matches with the three of them on the pitch, Benítez’s men swept their opponents away. Five goals against Betis, six against Espanyol and four in their fixture ...

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Real Madrid give backing to Karim Benzema

Real Madrid have released a statement in support of beleaguered striker Karim Benzema. The French striker was questioned this week at a police station in Paris over an alleged blackmail plot against fellow Les Bleus team mate Matieu Valbuena over a sex video. He was released on Thursday but a ...

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Didier Deschamps confirms Karim Benzema injury

France boss Didier Deschamps has confirmed Karim Benzema picked up a hamstring injury in the friendly win over Armenia on Thursday evening. Les Bleus continued their preparations for the European Championships next summer in France with a convincing 4-0 win. The Real Madrid striker netted twice for his country, having ...

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