Almeria

Why Cristiano Ronaldo’s petulance doesn’t bother Real Madrid

It’s a now familiar scene: Cristiano Ronaldo’s teammate scores and while everyone else celebrates, he pouts because he felt it should have been him. It happened again when Alvaro Arbeloa (of all people) came sliding in to finish what Ronaldo thought would be an easy tap-in for Real Madrid’s final goal in a 3–0 win …

Real Madrid attempted a double throw-in

(Sky Sports) Real Madrid experimented with a new technique during their match against Almeria: synchronized throw-ins. Each with their own ball, Fabio Coentrao and James Rodriguez attempted side by side throw-ins at the same time, each targeting Pepe as the Almeria players seemed to say, “That’s not how this works!” Minutes later, Real Madrid took …