Zinedine Zidane complained of Real Madrid’s inconsistency after his side lost their unbeaten LaLiga record to Real Mallorca and top spot to Barcelona.
Spanish La Liga
Real Madrid lost their unbeaten LaLiga record to promoted Real Mallorca with a 1-0 defeat at Son Moix.
Barcelona boss Ernesto Valverde is excited for what the future holds after his attacking trident of Antoine Griezmann, Lionel Messi and Luis Suarez shone at Eibar.
Barcelona were made to work for their fourth successive LaLiga win before eventually seeing off Eibar 3-0.
Zinedine Zidane insists his focus rests squarely on Saturday’s LaLiga trip to Mallorca despite the controversy over the postponement over ‘El Clasico’ later this month.
Barcelona coach Ernesto Valverde has warned against heaping expectation back upon Lionel Messi as the Argentinian superstar continues his recovery from an injury-plagued start to the new season.
Barcelona and Real Madrid have both proposed playing the rearranged El Clasico match on December 18.
The first El Clasico clash of the season between Barcelona and Real Madrid has been postponed and will not be played at the Nou Camp on October 26, the Spanish Football Federation has announced.
Lionel Messi was quick to recognise the contribution of his Barcelona team-mates after picking up a record sixth Golden Shoe award on Wednesday afternoon.
Real Madrid midfielder Luka Modric faces several weeks on the sidelines after suffering a leg muscle injury during Croatia’s draw with Wales.
Lionel Messi plans to end his career at Barcelona despite admitting he wanted to quit the club and the country in the wake of his tax bill row with the Spanish government.