Real Madrid’s set-pieces – what’s changed?

This set-piece analysis was first featured on our dedicated analysis site, totalfootballanalysis.com. Much has been made over the sacking of Julen Lopetegui in recent weeks, with...
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Real Madrid find their mojo in Europe up against Viktoria Plzen

After defeat in Moscow in Group G, Real Madrid could not afford to slip up on another tricky away day in the Champions League....
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Sergio Reguilon: An exemplar of promising homegrown talent

There has been a lot of adjustments inside the walls of the Santiago Bernabeu recently and Real Madrid are finally starting to get back...
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Real Madrid flatter to deceive in unconvincing win over Real Valladolid

Santiago Solari made his Estadio Santiago Bernabeu debut as Real Madrid coach on Saturday but it was far from the dream start that he...
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Halloween Clásico horror show spells the end for Julen Lopetegui at Real Madrid

Heartbreak. Pain. Disaster. Crisis. There are many words which could be used to describe the way that coach Julen Lopetegui went down with a...
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Julen Lopetegui lives to fight another day with unconvincing win over Viktoria Plzen

Following defeat to CSKA Moscow in the Champions League and defeats to Levante and Alaves in La Liga, Julen Lopetegui and Real Madrid really...
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Karim Benzema’s changing form from Moscow to Madrid

Karim Benzema has had an unusual career at the Santiago Bernabeu. This is his 10th season in Madrid, making him the third-longest serving current...
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Lucas Vazquez: A former liberator now in the shadows

If someone asked who Lucas Vazquez was four or five years ago, many football fans would have no idea who the Spaniard was. Now after...
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Shock defeat to Levante surely spells the end for Julen Lopetegui at Real Madrid

In what could turn out to be Julen Lopetegui's last game in charge of Real Madrid, Los Blancos crashed to a humiliating 1-2 home...
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Five pensive points to look out for in an enhanced and revamped Real Madrid

This season's start to the LaLiga for Julen Lopetegui and Real Madrid was much better compared to the disastrous start last season until the...