First half goals from Karim Benzema and Fede Valverde and a second half stoppage time penalty from Rodrygo helped Real Madrid comfortably beat arch rivals Barcelona in the 250th El Clasico between the two great rivals. Aside from being the 250th Clasico, it was also the 100th one at the Bernabeu and Xavi’s 50th game in charge of Barca, but one the legendary midfielder will want to forget immediately. Continue reading
Here is how the Spanish newspapers on 17 October 2022 reacted to Real Madrid’s 3-1 win over Barcelona in the El Clasico (22/23 La Liga season). Marca went with “Much Superior”, attesting to Real’s dominance of the game. Barcelona based Mundo Deportivo called the game “painful”
Diario Sport thought Barca were “soulless”
Here is a look at the headlines from the Spanish press after Real Madrid’s 2-1 defeat at the Etihad to Manchester City, a result that saw them exit the Champions League again at the Round of 16 stage. Pep Guardiola’s side repeated their 2-1 triumph from February and progressed 4-2 on aggregate.
The AS newspaper went with the headline “Hundidos”
“Dos Regalos” (Two Gifts), said Marca, referring to Raphael Varane’s twin errors
“KO Real” was the headline from Mundo Deportivo
A few hours from now, Real Madrid and Atletico will square off in the first Madrid derby outside Europe. The game takes place at the Metlife Stadium in the International Champions Cup at 2am Spanish time. Here is AS’ front page for the game, and in what appears to be an acknowledgement of the new stars at both clubs, features Eden Hazard vs Joao Felix, both big name arrivals as their respective outfits this summer. Hazard moved from Chelsea to Real, while Felix joined Atleti from Benfica.