Messi receives his record fifth Golden Shoe award (1:32)
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22hGraham Hunter

Ben Yedder, Sarabia can no longer be ignored

Sevilla wanted to replace Wissam Ben Yedder and Pablo Sarabia last summer. Now the pair have powered the Andalusian club to second in La Liga.

ICYMI: Liverpool on top; Messi and Hazard dominate (1:22)
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Simeone criticises Real to be popular - Courtois

Earlier this month, Diego Simeone said former Chelsea keeper Thibaut Courtois had only won The Best FIFA Goalkeeper award because he plays for Real.

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3dDermot Corrigan

Modric shows off Ballon d'Or in 8/10 showing

On the night he showed the Bernabeu his Ballon d'Or, Luka Modric had his best performance as Real Madrid clung to a narrow win over Rayo Vallecano.


Benzema edges Madrid past Rayo Vallecano

Karim Benzema scored the only goal of the game after 13 minutes as Real Madrid beat Rayo Vallecano at the Bernabeu on Saturday,

4dSam Marsden

Barca's Dembele, Coutinho issue an 'advantage'

The two were regulars at the start of the season, but Valverde has preferred to use either one or the other since bringing Arthur into the team.

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5dStephan Uersfeld

Dembele ordered to pay for abandoned home

Dembele left Borussia Dortmund in August 2017 as he forced through his €105 million transfer to Barcelona, and never returned to his former house.

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5dDermot Corrigan

Llorente will leave Real unless he plays - sources

Marcos Llorente will ask for a move away from Real Madrid in January if he is not still playing regularly, sources close to the player told ESPN FC.

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5dDermot Corrigan

Isco wanted corner, not Madrid fan abuse - Solari

Isco was whistled by Real Madrid fans in their 3-0 defeat to CSKA Moscow after appearing to react with a gesture and angry words towards supporters.