Gareth Bale showed some exquisite touches for Real Madrid in their 4-1 victory over Real Sociedad on Saturday but was, once again, subjected to whistling from a section of the Bernabéu crowd.
The stage was set for the Welshman to be the talisman of the team in the absence of the suspended Cristiano Ronaldo but instead it was Karim Benzema who took over the reins with two goals and a dominant performance. Bale played in the role of Ronaldo on the left of the attack and was full of running, but some Real fans have turned against him as they feel he is too greedy and doesn’t look to combine with his team mates enough.
Manchester City manager Manuel Pellegrini says he is not happy with the 1-1 draw with Chelsea, but is proud of his team's performance. Chelsea's Loïc Remy, playing for the suspended Diego Costa, gave his team the lead before half-time. Manchester City equalised moments later with a goal by David Silva Continue reading...
That's right, there is less than 48 hours to go before the transfer window *slams* shut - and there is a host of transfer gossip for us to get through, as clubs bid to strengthen their teams for push to the end of the season.
Arsenal have set the ball rolling by landing a defender, but will Manchester United strengthen their back-line? Will Chelsea or Manchester City spend big yet again? What will the relegation fighters do to strengthen their credentials?
We will keep you up to date with all the latest rumours, done deals and analysis, as the Monday 11pm deadline seemingly draws ever nearer.
Mooy scores winner against club he left last season
Aaron Mooy put the dagger to his old side in Melbourne City’s 2-1 A-League win over Western Sydney. Let go by the Wanderers last season, Mooy curled home a 73rd minute winner to give City a first victory over Tony Popovic’s side and prolong Western Sydney’s winless streak to 14 matches.
City dominated the match, despite falling behind after five minutes. Yojiro Takahagi’s opener on debut for Western Sydney was cancelled out by Jacob Melling 20 minters later.