Real Madrid on course for an incredible double – but why are people still not convinced by Zidane?

It is a huge evening for Real Madrid. With just a week to go in La Liga, Real are level on points with Barcelona at the top, with Zidane’s men having played a game less. Win tonight, and they require just a point against mid-table Malaga on the final day to win their first league title since the 2011/12 season under Jose Mourinho.

With a final against the Italian giants Juventus in the Champions League final on the horizon as well, the club are on course for a hugely impressive double this season and will become the first team since AC Milan in the 90’s to successfully defend their European crown – no mean feat.

However, despite the success Zidane looks as if he is going to bring to the Bernabeu this season, there is still a large amount of football fans across Europe and the world that are not convinced by this current Madrid team and Manager. But why?  Continue reading “Real Madrid on course for an incredible double – but why are people still not convinced by Zidane?”

Who Replaces Enrique at Barca?

“I won’t be at Barcelona next season,” said Luis Enrique in his post-match press conference. “I need to rest. I would like to thank the club for the confidence they have shown in me. It’s been three unforgettable years. It’s a very difficult decision for me, one I’ve thought about a lot, but I think I need to be true to myself and fair to my way of thinking. Continue reading “Who Replaces Enrique at Barca?”

A pivotal weekend in Spain?

Atletico Madrid 1-2 Barcelona

Villarreal 2-3 Real Madrid

It had the makings of a pivotal weekend in Spain’s top division this week. With Barcelona heading to the Calderon to face Atletico and Real heading to the Estadio de la Ceramica to play Villrreal, the top two faced very difficult challenges. Continue reading “A pivotal weekend in Spain?”