Real Madrid hammer sorry Granada 9-1 in La Liga

Cristiano Ronaldo scored an eight-minute hat-trick in a five-goal individual haul as Real Madrid thrashed Primera Division strugglers Granada 9-1 at the Bernabeu on Sunday. Gareth Bale went some way to silencing his critics with a 25th-minute opener after rounding the keeper before Ronaldo took centre stage and propelled Real to

Granada 0-1 Real Madrid: Match Report

A 10th-minute strike from Karim Benzema gave Real Madrid a narrow 1-0 away victory over Granada on Monday night. The striker's second goal of the season was enough for Carlo Ancelotti's men to take all three points from their trip to the Estadio Nuevo Los Carmenes. While Madrid exerted plenty of

Ronaldo powers Real, Barca also win

Cristiano Ronaldo proved too powerful for Athletic Bilbao as he scored with a fizzing free kick and a towering header in Real Madrid's bruising 3-0 victory at San Mames in La Liga on Sunday. The Portugal forward took his league tally for the season to 31 goals, netting in his eighth

Helder Postiga: We must beat Granada

Helder Postiga has stressed the importance of getting three points when his Real Zaragoza side play Granada on Monday. The Blanquillos host El Grana in a match that could go some way to deciding who gets relegated at the end of the season. And the Portuguese goalscorer has admitted that it is

Primera Division Round-up

If there was any team in Europe that needed a swift response during the weekend round of league matches, then it definitely would be Barcelona. The Blaugranas were stunned 2-0 in San Siro by a relatively young and less-experienced AC Milan in the UEFA CL knock-out first leg match. Against