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Zinedine Zidane named French coach of 2017 for leading Real Madrid to La Liga and Champions League double
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Zinedine Zidane named French coach of 2017 for leading Real Madrid to La Liga and Champions League double

"I want to show that I can also be a good coach in tough circumstances," Zidane said in an article published on Tuesday in France Football magazine, which gives the award.

La Liga: Real Madrid defender Marcelo says title race is not over despite crushing defeat against Barcelona
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La Liga: Real Madrid defender Marcelo says title race is not over despite crushing defeat against Barcelona

Real Madrid star defender Marcelo Vieira said the defending champions have not lost the ongoing season of the La Liga despite suffering a 3-0 loss to rivals Barcelona.

La Liga: Real Madrid boss Zinedine Zidane insists team will come back stronger after El Clasico defeat
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La Liga: Real Madrid boss Zinedine Zidane insists team will come back stronger after El Clasico defeat

El Clasico defeat leaves Real Madrid still down in fourth with Barcelona now nine points clear of their closest challengers Atletico Madrid.

El Clasico: Real Madrid's title hopes take a hit with Barcelona loss as Zinedine Zidane's questionable tactics come under scanner
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El Clasico: Real Madrid's title hopes take a hit with Barcelona loss as Zinedine Zidane's questionable tactics come under scanner

Last season, as Real Madrid won its first league title in five years, the French manager’s tactical switch to accommodate Isco shone brightly. On Saturday, he could find a place for the playmaker only on the bench.

La Liga: Barcelona humiliate Real Madrid to open up nine-point lead at top; Villareal edge past Valencia
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La Liga: Barcelona humiliate Real Madrid to open up nine-point lead at top; Villareal edge past Valencia

Barcelona took a huge step towards regaining the La Liga title as goals from Luis Suarez, Lionel Messi and Aleix Vidal beat bitter rivals Real Madrid 3-0 at the Santiago Bernabeu on Saturday to open up a 14-point lead over the European champions.

El Clasico: Barcelona ride on Lionel Messi-inspired second-half show to ease past ten-man Real Madrid
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El Clasico: Barcelona ride on Lionel Messi-inspired second-half show to ease past ten-man Real Madrid

Barcelona took a huge step towards regaining the La Liga title as goals from Luis Suarez, Lionel Messi and Aleix Vidal beat bitter rivals Real Madrid 3-0 at the Santiago Bernabeu on Saturday to open up a 14-point lead over the European champions.

Highlights Real Madrid vs Barcelona, El Clasico, Football Match Result: Lionel Messi inspires Barca to 3-0 win
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Highlights Real Madrid vs Barcelona, El Clasico, Football Match Result: Lionel Messi inspires Barca to 3-0 win

Real Madrid take on Barcelona in La Liga's first El Clasico of the season. The Catalans lead the defending champions by 11 points in the table. Can Zinedine Zidane's men close the gap or will Lionel Messi an Co reign supreme? Follow Live updates here

Real Madrid's recent Club World Cup win, Barcelona's La Liga form promises exciting El Clasico, feels Gianluca Zambrotta
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Real Madrid's recent Club World Cup win, Barcelona's La Liga form promises exciting El Clasico, feels Gianluca Zambrotta

Former Italy and Barcelona defender Gianluca Zambrotta said that the upcoming El Clasico, the first of the ongoing La Liga season, will be a fantastic clash, and that it would be difficult to predict which way the match would head.

La Liga: Barcelona's Paulinho has silenced critics with his performances ahead of his first El Clasico
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La Liga: Barcelona's Paulinho has silenced critics with his performances ahead of his first El Clasico

Paulinho has earned his place in the Barcelona side and has become a crucial part of manager Ernesto Valverde’s system, meaning he is likely to line up against Real Madrid.

Real Madrid vs Barcelona: From Lionel Messi-Jordi Alba partnership to Cristiano Ronaldo's form, keys to El Clasico
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Real Madrid vs Barcelona: From Lionel Messi-Jordi Alba partnership to Cristiano Ronaldo's form, keys to El Clasico

Real Madrid realistically need to end Barcelona's 24-match unbeaten run to maintain hopes of retaining their La Liga title when the two teams meet in El Clasico on Saturday.

La Liga: Real Madrid 'obliged' to win El Clasico to keep title race alive, says Sergio Ramos
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La Liga: Real Madrid 'obliged' to win El Clasico to keep title race alive, says Sergio Ramos

Real Madrid trail Barcelona by a mammoth 11 points at the top of La Liga albeit with a game in hand.

La Liga: Atletico Madrid fail to put pressure on leaders Barcelona after slumping to defeat against Espanyol
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La Liga: Atletico Madrid fail to put pressure on leaders Barcelona after slumping to defeat against Espanyol

Atletico remain six points adrift of Barca, but could end the year nine points back if the Catalans move a huge step towards the title with victory away to Real on Saturday.

El Clasico: Real Madrid can deliver under pressure against Barcelona says Fernando Morientes
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El Clasico: Real Madrid can deliver under pressure against Barcelona says Fernando Morientes

Despite Madrid trailing Barcelona by 11 points in the league, Morientes still thinks that Real Madrid can retain the title.

El Clasico: Cristiano Ronaldo '100 percent' fit for Barcelona clash says Real Madrid boss Zinedine Zidane
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El Clasico: Cristiano Ronaldo '100 percent' fit for Barcelona clash says Real Madrid boss Zinedine Zidane

Ronaldo only returned to full training on Friday after receiving some rough treatment from Brazilians Gremio last weekend.

La Liga: Politically divided Spain united by Barcelona, Real Madrid's 'El Clasico' rivalry
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La Liga: Politically divided Spain united by Barcelona, Real Madrid's 'El Clasico' rivalry

Often symbolised as pitting the pride of Catalonia against Spain's capital, the 'El Clasico' is a match laced with political and social as much as sporting tension.

La Liga: Barcelona's Luis Suarez, Real Madrid's Cristiano Ronaldo hit top form in time for El Clasico
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La Liga: Barcelona's Luis Suarez, Real Madrid's Cristiano Ronaldo hit top form in time for El Clasico

Barcelona striker Luis Suarez and Real Madrid’s Cristiano Ronaldo were heavily criticised during the opening phase of the season but they have hit their strides ahead of Saturday’s El Clasico.

Real Madrid vs Barcelona: La Liga sets eyes on capturing Asian fans with lunchtime kick-off for El Clasico
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Real Madrid vs Barcelona: La Liga sets eyes on capturing Asian fans with lunchtime kick-off for El Clasico

Such events are a sign of La Liga's awareness of how the Spanish top flight lags behind England's cash rich Premier League in the battle for Asian based fans.

La Liga: Barcelona's Brazilian midfielder Rafinha set to return to action after eight month injury layoff
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La Liga: Barcelona's Brazilian midfielder Rafinha set to return to action after eight month injury layoff

Rafinha, the Brazilian international hasn't featured since limping off early in April's 4-1 win at Granada with a meniscus problem.

La Liga: Fernando Torres' strike helps Atletico Madrid move to second; Eibar stun struggling Valencia
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La Liga: Fernando Torres' strike helps Atletico Madrid move to second; Eibar stun struggling Valencia

Atletico Madrid leapfrogged Valencia into second in La Liga thanks to Fernando Torres's first goal at the Wanda Metropolitano to edge out Alaves 1-0 on Saturday.