2021 Schedule

2021 Schedule
5-2-1, 2nd in Spanish LaLiga
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54mJulien Laurens

Karim Benzema is Real Madrid's MVP

Karim Benzema is one of a few elite stars who's improving with age. He talks to ESPN about life in Madrid, the Clasico and what motivates him at 33.

Benzema hopes to fulfil 'dream' of winning Ballon d'Or (1:24)
Benzema: El Clasico the best match in the world even without Messi (1:20)
Iniesta: Barcelona have the team to take down Real Madrid (1:08)
Laurens: Benzema & Mbappe would be a perfect match at Real Madrid (1:22)
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8dAlex Kirkland and Rodrigo Faez

Courtois blasts UEFA: We are not robots

Thibaut Courtois hit out at the governing bodies, saying players are being treated like "robots" in a packed football calendar.

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13dAdriana Garcia

Leonardo: Madrid talk like Mbappe already theirs

PSG director Leonardo said Real Madrid again showed "a lack of respect" over Kylian Mbappe's future, talking "as if he were their own player."

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16dAlex Kirkland

Ancelotti slams Real after 'worst game' of year

Carlo Ancelotti has called Real Madrid's 2-1 LaLiga loss at Espanyol the "worst game" of his second spell in charge so far

Garcia: Real Madrid's players had 'no connection' (1:16)
Espanyol stuns Real Madrid in 2-1 win (1:59)
Benzema's smart finish offers Real Madrid hope (0:38)
Aleix Vidal glides through Real Madrid for 2-0 Espanyol (0:44)
De Tomas fires Espanyol into shock lead vs. Real Madrid (0:36)

RankingsSpanish LaLiga

Goal Difference121st
Goals Scored221st
Goals Conceded10Tied-10th