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Zidane Finally Speaks On Leaving Real Madrid

Real Madrid manager, Zinedine Zidane has finally broken his silence about his exit as the manager of the Blancos after some reports say the 1998 FIFA World Cup winner has told his players he will be leaving at the end of the season.Different media outlets reported that the French gaffer told his squad behind closed doors that he will be leaving the capital club at the end of the season, citing the coach’s physical and mental fatigue as possible reasons for wanting to step down, but “the boss” has denied the rumour, saying he “would never, ever say that to my players.” Real Madrid defeated Athletic Bilbao at the San Mames, thanks to a lone goal from Nacho Fernández, after Casemiro’s cross-shot deflected off his shin, and Zidane said post-match, that he was not leaving the club, neither has he told his boys he was leaving.

  1 year ago ago
Zidane Finally Speaks On Leaving Real Madrid

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Opinion: How Barcelona Could Lineup To Thrash Athletic Club

Photo credit: marca.com Ronald Koeman's Barcelona team will be visiting the San Mames Stadium to play against Athletic Club for the second round of the 2021/2022 La Liga Santander season on Saturday as they continue their post-Messi era. Barcelona looked fired up despite the loss of their greatest player ever to wear the badge as they defeated Real Sociedad in the first round of the season, while Athletic Club, despite being the better side, drew their first game of the season.

  9 months ago ago
Opinion: How Barcelona Could Lineup To Thrash Athletic Club

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3 Mistakes Zidane Should Avoid in Real Madrid Lineup Against Athletic Bilbao At San Mames Stadium

Real madrid would be very vigilant if they want to maintain their position at the top of La liga table. Their next match against Bilbao would be the toughest opponent they would face since the La liga restart. If Zinedine zidane wants to get all the three points at San Mames stadium, then he should avoid these mistakes in his lineup against Athletic Bilbao. 1. Start Toni Kroos ahead of Valverde Gone are those days Football are ruled by big names, now it depends on the talent. Valverde is by far younger than

  1 year ago ago
3 Mistakes Zidane Should Avoid in Real Madrid Lineup Against Athletic Bilbao At San Mames Stadium

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Athletic Club vs Barca: Supercomputer predicts likely winner [See details]

For the second game of their 2021-22 La Liga season, players of FC Barcelona travel to San Mames, a stadium that has historically proven to be a thorn in their foot, to face Athletic Bilbao. Photo credit: Twitter As stated by Ronald Koeman in his press conference yesterday, the game promises to be a good match.

  9 months ago ago
Athletic Club vs Barca: Supercomputer predicts likely winner [See details]

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Koeman Admits Barcelona Are Already Feeling The Effects Of Lionel Messi's Departure

Barcelona head coach Ronald Koeman has admitted that the absence of Lionel Messi is felt at Barcelona after his side were held to a draw at Athletic Bilbao on Saturday. The impasse at San Mames marked the first time that the club has dropped points in LaLiga this season.

  9 months ago ago
Koeman Admits Barcelona Are Already Feeling The Effects Of Lionel Messi's Departure

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Talking points about Barcelona squad ahead of Athletic Bilbao clash

FC Barcelona management has earlier announced the squad that will to San Mames to face Athletic Bilbao tomorrow (August 21st, 2021) by 9:00PM (Nigerian time) in La Liga round 2 match. Few notable names are yet to return to the squad, among the first choice goalkeeper, Marc Ander Ter Stegen, Philippe Coutinho, Ansu Fati who have not receive medical greenlight to play match.

  9 months ago ago
Talking points about Barcelona squad ahead of Athletic Bilbao clash

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Real Madrid Star Is A Doubt For Sunday's Match

Spanish giant, Real Madrid football club have been dealt a further setback as star man is forced to self isolate, after he came in contact with someone who had tested positive to the novel coronavirus.Los Blancos' title defense looks to be dwindling away from their grip, with many of the first team players already ruled out of Sunday's game through injury and the absent of Toni Kroos would present the club with a further setback in their quest to retain the trophy they won last year.

  1 year ago ago
Real Madrid Star Is A Doubt For Sunday's Match

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Zinedine Zidane Release Real Madrid Squad To Face Bilbao

Real Madrid will travel to the San Mames to face Bilbao on Sunday evening.It's a game that Zinedine Zidane cannot afford to drop points given the close race in the La Liga title.It's been gathered that Real Madrid are currently second in the league and they are two points behind leaders Atletico Madrid.

  1 year ago ago
Zinedine Zidane Release Real Madrid Squad To Face Bilbao

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"He Deserves The Number 10": Barcelona Fan Praises Memphis Depay After A Brillant Performance Today

Barcelona travelled to face Athletic Bilbao at the San Mames Stadium today in what was an intense game of football played on the night. Barcelona had the best opportunity in the first half of the match as Martin Braithwaite missed a golden chance well worked by Memphis Depay in the 6th minute.

  9 months ago ago

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Reactions as Barcelona Duo creates History at new San Mames

Barcelona faced Atletico Bilbao tonight as they played one of Their outstanding games to move closer to the top. Barcelona have not really been consistent this season but back to back wins Against Huesca and now Bilbao should boost the morale of the team. With a strong team, Barcelona had a scare as Bilbao scored early into the game. However, Gradually, They began to dominate proceedings and at the end of the first half, they were leading 2-1.  Goals from Pedri and Messi was enough in the first half. Barcelona

  1 year ago ago
Reactions as Barcelona Duo creates History at new San Mames

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Barcelona Squad To Face Athletic Bilbao Revealed

Barcelona announces 20 players to play at San Mames against Bilbao on Thursday. Barcelona squad list to face Bilbao for Copa Del Rey quarter final is out. Barca would be playing the game on Athletic Bilbao's ground San mames on Thusrsday by 9:00PM CET. 20 players were picked by Setien to play the knocked out game against Bilbao. With the exception of both Suarez and Dembele who would missed more than 3 month due to injury. Also the barca second goalkeeper Neto is not included due to injury. Arturo Vidal was

  2 years ago ago
Barcelona Squad To Face Athletic Bilbao Revealed

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Barcelona President faces sanction for saying that VAR favors Real Madrid

Barcelona FC President Josep Maria Bartomeu might have landed himself into trouble after he suggested that the Video Assistant Referee (VAR), are working in favour of Real Madrid. After watching Real Madrid's game against Athletic Bilbao, the Blaugrana chief couldn't hide his frustrations on the controversy surrounding the technology in Los Blancos’ recent games. "I watched San Mames match until almost the end of the second half," the Barcelona president said after their weekend win over Villarreal.  "I feel

  1 year ago ago
Barcelona President faces sanction for saying that VAR favors Real Madrid

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The La Liga Table Ahead Of Gameweek 2 Matches.

The La Liga matchday 2 began yesterday as only one fixture went down in the competition involving Cadiz and Real Betis. Both sides couldn't grab three points from their encounter as they settled for a 1-1 draw at the Estadio Benito Villamarín. The La Liga matchday 2 will definitely continue today as several matches will be played to spice up the competition this week.

  9 months ago ago
The La Liga Table Ahead Of Gameweek 2 Matches.

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How La Liga Table Looks Today After Barcelona Drew 1-1 Against Athletic Bilbao.

Barcelona and Athletic Bilbao locked horns at the San Mames Stadium tonight in what was said to be the final La Liga game of today. After having an amazing performance in the La Liga last week, The Catalans were looking to display such performance in today's match in order to secure maximum points against Athletic Bilbao.

  9 months ago ago
How La Liga Table Looks Today After Barcelona Drew 1-1 Against Athletic Bilbao.

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World cup winner blasts Barcelona board

1998 World Cup winner, Christophe Dugarry has criticised Barcelona concerning their transfer policy in recent years. The former Barcelona forward said this after the Catalans 1-0 loss against Athletic Bilbao at the San Mames on Thursday evening. Dungarry said point blank that the Laliga giants are clowns and don't a working policy in place. He played for Barcelona in the 1997/98 season before going ahead to win the world cup with France in the summer. "It's a club of clowns. Everything is done backwards. Fo

  2 years ago ago
World cup winner blasts Barcelona board

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FC Barcelona star Players set to return against Athletic Bilbao.

Barcelona football club are trying their best to reach the top spot as they travel to San Mames stadium to face Athletic Bilbao on Wednesday evening. Athletic Bilbao will welcome Barcelona with a new coach after the failure of Marcelino. The host team have played several games than FC Barcelona, and they will want to make sure of third spot before thinking about further target.  Ronald koeman could make some changes in his starting lineup against Athletic Bilbao on Wednesday evening including handing a recall

  1 year ago ago
FC Barcelona star Players set to return against Athletic Bilbao.

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Zidane: San Mames ls A Difficult Place, But We Are Ready For A Great Performance

Zidane: "San Mames is a difficult place, but we are ready for a great presentation" NEW "We are on the right track, we have five games ahead of us and we will try to continue," said the chief. Zinedine Zidane spoke to the press at an online press conference before his team met the Athletic at San Mamez (Sunday, 2:00 p.m. CHET) and presented the match as follows: “C is another very difficult game. San Mamez is a difficult place ... for all the teams, and we are aware of it. We will have to participate in a

  1 year ago ago
Zidane: San Mames ls A Difficult Place, But We Are Ready For A Great Performance

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Atletico Madrid almost at full strength ahead of San Mames visit

Diego Simeone will head to Bilbao on Sunday with virtually a fully fit squad to choose from Atletico Madrid will be without just two players for their match against Athletic Club at San Mames this weekend. Sime Vrsaljko is one of them - he's still recovering from an arthroscopy he had on his knee in May. Joao Felix is the other player to miss out because, while he's recovered from a knee injury, he will be suspended for the game. Angel Correa was a doubt to face Athletic, but he's overcome a muscle injury a

  1 year ago ago
Atletico Madrid almost at full strength ahead of San Mames visit

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Barcelona in turmoil trying to make up messi's lost time.

Lionel Messi admitted in December he could soon retire but Barcelona’s frenzied attempts to make the most of his final years appear to be having the opposite effect. As Athletic Bilbao’s players celebrated Inaki Williams’ 94th-minute winner at San Mames on Thursday night, Messi stood still in the centre circle, hands on his hips and staring down at the ground in front. He had missed a chance to win it, his shot saved by Unai Simon, just moments before Williams’ flicked header crept inside the post t

  2 years ago ago
Barcelona in turmoil trying to make up messi's lost time.

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After Messi scored two goals today, see who tops the La Liga Golden Boot standings

With his two goals tonight, Lionel Messi (9) is now the joint topscorer in La Liga together with Luis Suárez. The Argentine forward scored a brace as Barcelona defeated Athletic Club 2-3 at San Mames this evening after Pedri opened scoring for the Blaugrana. Lionel Messi was named Man of the Match as the win moved Barcelona (17 games played) up to 3rd 7 points behind leaders Atletico Madrid (15 games played) who crashed out of the Copa Del Rey after a 1-0 loss at 3rd Division side UD Cornella today. Pedri:

  1 year ago ago
After Messi scored two goals today, see who tops the La Liga Golden Boot standings