'I can't talk?': What Luka Modric said to referee in Cadiz game picked up by mics
During the first half of Real Madrid's 3-0 win against Cadiz, there was a moment in the first half when Luka Modric was spotted having a heated discussion with Cuadra Fernández. Movistar microphones were able to pick up Modric's comments to the ref.
'Tooth and knee': Rodrygo confirms he wasn't 100 per cent fit for Cadiz despite 3 goal contributions
Rodrygo was on fire for Real Madrid on Sunday with the Brazilian bagging a brace and an assist in our 3-0 defeat of Cadiz away from home. But there were various injury reports about Rodrygo before the game which makes his performance even more surprising.
Cadiz 0-3 Real Madrid: LIVE updates, stats, reactions, ratings
And it's full time, Cadiz 0-3 Madrid!Rodrygo broke the deadlock in the 14th minute with a lovely finish from inside the box as Cadiz defenders simply couldn't stop him.Bellingham nearly doubled Madrid's lead later on while Kroos had a good chance as well but the hosts pushed too, forcing Lunin to make some really good saves.
Rodrygo or Vinicius Junior? Cadiz legend picks the more complete player
“For me, Rodrygo is much better than Vinicius," Cadiz legend Pepe Mejias said."He has many qualities such as dribbling, change of pace, he plays easily, he has a goal and I see him, in general, as more of a footballer than his teammate.
How could Real Madrid line up v Cadiz — 2 options
Real Madrid face Cadiz on Sunday and Carlo Ancelotti has plenty of headaches ahead of the game.Los Blancos are without seven players (Thibaut Courtois, Kepa Arrizabalaga, Eder Militao, Arda Guler, Eduardio Camavinga, Aurelien Tchouameni and Vinicius Junior).
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'Sometimes I don't get any support': Lewandowski apparently aims dig at Xavi's four-midfielder formation
"We are Barcelona and we are supposed to not only win, but also to play attacking football. That hasn't been the case lately, so we have been working to create more chances in games," Robert Lewandowski has told the media.
Ferram, Fati, Abde: who should start for Barca in attack against Villarreal and why?
Barcelona are up against Villarreal on Sunday night in what is expected to be a keenly contested encounter. Coming off from an impressive 2-0 win against Cadiz last Sunday, Xavi must decide how his team will shape up in the absence of Pedri who scored in that game.
'It su*ks': Some Barca fans worried about Pedri amid Bellingham's goalscoring streak
With 4 goals from 3 games already, midfielder Jude Bellingham could be the signing of the season in Europe.In this context, some Barca fans are worried about Pedri who could compete with the Englishman this season but faces yet another injury concern.
Xavi's plan for Ferran Torres in Villarreal game revealed
Xavi has a big role for Ferran Torres in Barca's La Liga game this week, per Sport. The Spanish forward is looking every bit like Barca's most improved player having scored more goals (4) than anyone else at the club since football returned in July.
Xavi plans to start four attackers to get Barca scoring plenty goals — what it looks like
Xavi is said to be putting the finishing touches to plans of starting four attackers at the same time, per Xavier Bosch of Mundo Deportivo. Xavi already tried this system in preseason and once again he tested it in a La Liga game.
Yamal could smash Gavi's record after being tipped for Spain NT call-up
On 6th October 2021, Gavi became the youngest player in history to play for the Spain National team when he started La Roja's 2-1 defeat of Italy aged 17 years and 62 days. However, Lamine Yamal could smash that record next month with the 16-year-old being tipped to receive a national team call-up ahead of the upcoming international break in September.
Ferran Torres 'shut up' celebration in Cadiz win explained — it wasn't aimed at fans
Ferran Torres scored in the 91st minute to secure Barcelona a 2-0 win in their clash against Cadiz on Sunday. After grabbing the goal the forward wheeled away in celebration and performed the 'shut up' gesture that seemed directed at critical fans.