Real Madrid

Real Madrid

4th in Spanish LaLiga
LaLiga Confidential: Best opponent, toughest stadium, classic food, worst rule and more LaLiga Confidential: Best opponent, toughest stadium, classic food, worst rule and more

Welcome to the first LaLiga Confidential, where players in Spain sound off about everything from work to food to how they unwind.

Alaba, Ancelotti, Real Madrid and playing smart: How LaLiga's champions outthought Almeria Alaba, Ancelotti, Real Madrid and playing smart: How LaLiga's champions outthought Almeria

Sometimes it's not talent that wins you games, but intelligence. Real Madrid's dramatic win over Almeria is a perfect example of this adage.

Stats: Manchester United's misery, Neymar's scoring streak, Emery's milestone Stats: Manchester United's misery, Neymar's scoring streak, Emery's milestone

ESPN brings you the best stats from the weekend's football action.

Sid explains Modric's influence on the match Sid explains Modric's influence on the match

Sid Lowe explains why Luka Modric controlling the ball was essential for the Real Madrid win.

Real Madrid coach Carlo Ancelotti told me I'd score 'crazy' winner - David Alaba Real Madrid coach Carlo Ancelotti told me I'd score 'crazy' winner - David Alaba

David Alaba said Carlo Ancelotti told him he'd score his free kick for Real Madrid before stepping onto the pitch to seal victory over Almeria.

Man Utd on brink, Chelsea-Spurs gets feisty, Madrid rally while Barca sputter: Weekend review Man Utd on brink, Chelsea-Spurs gets feisty, Madrid rally while Barca sputter: Weekend review

Manchester United are once again hapless, Gabriel Jesus is in high gear for Arsenal and LaLiga kicks off: It's ESPN's weekend review.

Real Madrid get goals from unlikely duo Alaba, Vazquez to start LaLiga campaign with comeback win Real Madrid get goals from unlikely duo Alaba, Vazquez to start LaLiga campaign with comeback win

With two new signings looking flat in their Real Madrid debuts, the LaLiga champs needed goals from a pair of defensive stars to rally.

Real Madrid rally past Almeria to start LaLiga season with win Real Madrid rally past Almeria to start LaLiga season with win

Champions Real Madrid overcame a slow start to the LaLiga season with a comeback win over Almeria at the Power Horse Stadium on Sunday night.

Real Madrid go ahead on a free kick from David Alaba Real Madrid go ahead on a free kick from David Alaba

Real Madrid go ahead on a free kick from David Alaba

PSG's Kylian Mbappe: Real Madrid are a 'Ballon d'Or machine' PSG's Kylian Mbappe: Real Madrid are a 'Ballon d'Or machine'

Kylian Mbappe has labelled Real Madrid a 'Ballon d'Or machine" after six of their players were nominated for the 2022 award on Friday.

LaLiga Standings

# TEAM GP GD PTS
1 Villarreal 1 +3 3
2 Atletico Madrid 1 +3 3
3 Real Betis 1 +3 3
4 Real Madrid 1 +1 3
5 Osasuna 1 +1 3
6 Real Sociedad 1 +1 3
7 Valencia 1 +1 3
8 Espanyol 1 0 1
9 Celta Vigo 1 0 1
10 Athletic Club 1 0 1
11 Barcelona 1 0 1
12 Mallorca 1 0 1
13 Rayo Vallecano 1 0 1
14 Almería 1 -1 0
15 Sevilla 1 -1 0
16 Girona 1 -1 0
17 Cádiz 1 -1 0
18 Real Valladolid 1 -3 0
19 Getafe 1 -3 0
20 Elche 1 -3 0
Full Standings

Team Leaders

Top Scorers

# Player Goals M A
17 Lucas Vázquez 1 1 0
4 David Alaba 1 1 0
15 Federico Valve.. 0 1 0

Top Assists

# Player Assists M G
9 Karim Benzema 1 1 0
15 Federico Valve.. 0 1 0
17 Lucas Vázquez 0 1 1