A 5-1 thumping at Camp Nou in the Clasico proved the final straw for Julen Lopetegui, but where did it go so wrong for him at Real Madrid?
Julen Lopetegui has been sacked by Real Madrid following Sunday’s thrashing at the hands of Barcelona in El Clasico at Camp Nou.
Luis Suarez netted a sensational hat-trick as Barcelona thumped arch-rivals Real Madrid 5-1 in the first El Clasico without Cristiano Ronaldo and Lionel Messi since 2007.
Julen Lopetegui could be sacked by Real Madrid if results do not improve soon, according to Michael Essien.
Sergio Ramos thinks it would be ‘crazy’ for Real Madrid to sack Julen Lopetegui despite Los Blancos seeing their winless run stretch to four games with Saturday’s 1-0 defeat to Deportivo Alaves.
Real Madrid are suffering their worst goal drought in 33 years following a stunning 1-0 loss at Deportivo Alaves on Saturday.
Real Madrid are on the club’s worst scoring run for over 11 years after a Champions League loss to CSKA Moscow left Julen Lopetegui’s side without a goal in three games.
Real Madrid’s poor form continued as the Champions League holders, shorn of star names, fell to a 1-0 loss away to an organised CSKA Moscow side in Group G.
Uefa intends to review the away-goals rule in continental competitions after leading coaches suggested the time is right for a change.
Julen Lopetegui warned not to doubt Real Madrid’s players after Lionel Messi claimed Juventus are one of the clear favourites to win the Champions League following Cristiano Ronaldo’s move to Turin.