Real Madrid keep up pressure on Barcelona

Real Madrid kept up the pressure on La Liga leaders Barcelona by beating Almeria 3-0 at the Bernabeu to return to within two points of their fierce rivals. Twenty-four hours after Barcelona dismantled Getafe 6-0 to go five points clear at the summit, Carlo Ancelotti's side were clinical against Sergi Barjuan's

Cristiano Ronaldo makes up for penalty miss

Real Madrid closed the gap on Barcelona to just two points at the top of La Liga, but will be praying injuries to Gareth Bale and Luka Modric don't derail their season. Both Los Blancos stars were substituted as Carlo Ancelotti's side struggled to overcome a spirited Malaga, who had chances

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