• Cristiano Ronaldo was ‘perhaps angry’ before hat-trick – Marcelo

    Cristiano Ronaldo was ‘perhaps angry’ before hat-trick – Marcelo

    Real Madrid’s Cristiano Ronaldo might have been “angry” with his recent form before his hat-trick in Saturday’s 4-1 win at Alaves, says team-mate Marcelo.

    Ronaldo had scored twice in his six La Liga matches before the Alaves game, in which he also missed a penalty.

    “Cristiano is fine. Perhaps he was a bit angry before because forwards live to score goals,” said left-back Marcelo, who was captain on Saturday.

    “He’s happy with the goals but more so with the three points.”

    Coach Zinedine Zidane […]

  • Real Madrid 3-2 Chelsea: Zidane’s men ease past Blues despite Hazard double

    Real Madrid 3-2 Chelsea: Zidane’s men ease past Blues despite Hazard double

    The Belgium international’s two goals could not rescue the result for Antonio Conte’s men, who were three goals down at half-time in their ICC clash.

    Marcelo and Mariano powered Real Madrid to victory over Chelsea in Saturday’s International Champions Cup tie, despite a late double from Eden Hazard.

    The Brazilian left-back opened the scoring after 19 minutes with a fine blast from outside the box.

    Seven minutes later, Marcelo was on target once again, bursting into the box, prising himself away from both […]

  • Marcelo hopes Ronaldo returns for Super Cup clash with Sevilla

    Marcelo hopes Ronaldo returns for Super Cup clash with Sevilla

    With the European champions taking on their domestic rivals for the Super Cup in August, the full-back hopes the club talisman is back to help guide them to more silverware.

    Real Madrid full-back Marcelo is hopeful that club talisman Cristiano Ronaldo will be available for their UEFA Super Cup clash with Sevilla.

    Ronaldo’s Portugal lifted the trophy following a 1-0 win over France thanks to Eder’s extra-time goal, but missed much of the action after limping off in the first half.

    Champions League […]