Real Madrid were held at Butarque by Leganes and it took a Karim Benzema strike in the second half to earn them a point. The Frenchman, as he has been on many occasions this season, was the standout performer, whilst Zinedine Zidane sent a message to the likes of Gareth Bale ahead of the summer by leaving him on the bench. Rate the players' performances. … [Read more...] about Real Madrid ratings vs Leganes: Asensio can’t be sold, but others can
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Real Madrid have seven games left of a season that has been nothing short of a disappointment. But manager Zinedine Zidane is urging them to finish strongly before a summer where change will be plentiful at the Santiago Bernabeu. Tonight, Los Blancos take on Leganes in La Liga, looking for three points to heap pressure on rivals Atletico in the race to finish runners-up to Barcelona. Zidane's men beat Eibar in their last game, winning 2-1 thanks to Karim Benzema's second-half double. Leganes currently sit 13th in the Spanish table, nine points clear of the relegation zone; victory tonight will all but secure their safety. Follow all the action from the Estadio Municipal de Butarque, below... Real Madrid XI: Navas; Carvajal, Varane, Nacho, Marcelo; Modric, Casemiro, Valverde; Isco, Asensio; Benzema Subs: Zidane, Vallejo, Bale, Vazquez, Llorente, Odriozola, Ceballos. Key Events TEAM NEWS 18:53 Welcome 18:46 18:53 KEY EVENT TEAM NEWS Here’s the Real Madrid team … [Read more...] about Leganes vs Real Madrid live score and goal updates
There is a Madrid derby this Monday evening as Real Madrid visit Leganes in the south of the capital, but this match is much more than just a battle between neighbours. Zinedine Zidane wants his side to finish in second place and they'll need to keep picking points in order to achieve this after Atletico Madrid moved five points ahead of Los Blancos with their Saturday win over Celta Vigo. Even though the Real Madrid players would much rather be preparing for a Champions League match, the coach is urging them to give their all in this Monday night LaLiga Santander fixture. There will be some players missing for Real Madrid, as Toni Kroos is ill and Thibaut Courtois, Sergio Ramos and Vinicius are injured, but the Frenchman is still expected to name a strong line-up with players such as Karim Benzema and Gareth Bale. Leganes, meanwhile, will be aiming to keep up their excellent run of recent form, after taking seven points from the past nine available. They too have some absences, as … [Read more...] about Leganes vs Real Madrid: Zidane’s fight for second place
Real Madrid LaLiga Santander Los Blancos lost in the Copa del Rey at Butarque Leganes host Real Madrid on Monday night in the final game of matchday 32 in LaLiga Santander, with Zinedine Zidane set to choose a strong line-up at Butarque. The last time the two sides met at Leganes, back in mid-January, Los Pepineros won 1-0 in the second leg of their Copa del Rey tie with Martin Braithwaite scoring the game's only goal. Los Blancos will be without the ill Toni Kroos, whilst Thibaut Courtois, Sergio Ramos and Vinicius Junior are injured. Leganes' probable starting line-up: Ivan Cuellar; Allan Nyom, Unai Bustinza, Rodrigo Tarin, Dimitris Siovas, Jonathan Silva; Ruben Perez, Mikel Vesga, Javier Eraso; Martin Braithwaite, Guido Carrillo. Leganes' bench options: Andres Prieto, Juanfran, Kenneth Omeruo, Diego Reyes, Vasyl Kravets, Gerard Gumbau, Nabil El Zhar, Michael Santos, Youssef En-Nesyri. Real Madrid's probable starting line-up: Keylor Navas; Dani Carvajal, Nacho, Raphael Varane, … [Read more...] about Leganes vs Real Madrid probable line-ups: Zidane set to pick a strong side
Girona vs BarcelonaLaLiga 2018-19 Barcelona are looking to extend their lead at the summit of La Liga when they take on Girona this afternoon. Ernesto Valverde had to summon Lionel Messi from the bench last Sunday against Leganes with the Argentine again inspiring his side after a second-half setback. Barca lead second-place Atletico by two points but will be wary of a Girona side who scored twice at the Bernabeu midweek. Follow the game with Standard Sport's LIVE blog... Live Updates New updates availableRefresh 2019-01-27T14:07:57.720Z Barcelona team newsBarca XI: Ter Stegen, Semedo, Lenglet, Pique, Jordi Alba, Busquets, Rakitic, Vidal, Coutinho, Messi, Suarez ES COVERAGE 2019-01-27T13:44:00.000Z Welcome to Standard Sport's LIVE coverage of the LaLiga clash between Girona and Barcelona.We will bring you the latest team news in the build-up to kick-off. Can't see the blog? Click here for the desktop version. Team news Barcelona line-up: Ter Stegen, Semedo, Lenglet, … [Read more...] about Girona vs Barcelona: LaLiga – LIVE!