The Christmas break looks like it came at a bad time for Real Madrid this season as their form following the pause in their campaign has been shaky at best. Carlo Ancelotti and the Real Madrid hierarchy may well be already plotting to improve their squad in the summer to give them the best chance
Vote for the player you thought did well in the Schalke 0-2 Real Madrid game in the UEFA Champions League at Veltins Arena. Cristiano Ronaldo scored in the first half and Marcelo made it two with a belter in the second half. The result provides breathing room with two away goals to take back home.
Real Madrid emerged winners in a feisty 2-1 battle with Sevilla thanks to first half goals by James Rodriguez and Jese Rodriguez before Sevilla pulled one back in the 80th minute through Iago Aspas. Let's have you vote for the best player of the game... Sports & Games Lists on Ranker
January 2015 has been the worst start to a calendar year for Real Madrid in the past five years. Multiple things should be taken into consideration before coming to the conclusion that Real haven't been upto their best - more games, less time to rejuvenate, Carlo Ancelotti's reluctance to rotate and this being a post World Cup