Scouting Real Madrid's Competition

Bayern Munich: Europe's Most Feared Contender


In this post, we try to disect Pep Guardiola's Bayern Munich and we analyze our options against them to continue our trip to Lisbon.

Atlético de Madrid: Player to Watch


Atleti's Gabi is one of their unheralded pillars this season.

La Liga is back. Scouting Almería.


A change in the system has helped Almería to reverse their negative trend and win their last three games. Come and meet our following rival.

Scouting Real Sociedad


A fine, young and promising Real Sociedad team visit the Santiago Bernabéu this Saturday after earning a scoreless draw against Manchester United.

Scouting Juventus


Real Madrid will visit a desperate Juventus squad that needs the win to stay in the fight for a spot in the Round of 16.

Scouting Rayo


After a very good first season with the Madrid-based team, coach Paco Jémez is struggling with his defensive system.

Scouting Rakitic's Sevilla


After a difficult start of the 2013-2014 season, Unai Emery's Sevilla have finally turned things around thanks to Rakitic's contribution.

Scouting FC Barcelona


Real Madrid will not have an easy task against Messi and his teammates.

Scouting Juventus


'La Vecchia Signora' has won two Serie A titles in a row, but Antonio Conte's team didn't make a good impression during last season's Champions League.

Scouting Málaga


It will not be easy for Málaga to forget the team's tragic loss against Borussia Dortmund in the 2012-2013 Champions League Quarterfinals.

Scouting Villarreal


After spending one season in the Liga Adelante, Villarreal are back in the Spanish first division with a much different team.

Scouting Bilbao


Real Madrid face Athletic Bilbao this Sunday (12:00 CET). The Basque team has won its two games of this Liga BBVA season, one against Osasuna and the other against Valladolid.

La Liga 2013-14-Jornada 1, Scouting Real Betis


Transfer window got you down? Well you've come to the right place. Because it's time to talk about football. Glorious Spanish football as the 2013-14 La Liga campaign kicks off tomorrow.

Sounding Out The Turkish Leaders


Sergio Ramos said this week that Real Madrid had not lucked out against Galatasaray and he expected a tough game.

Copa del Rey: Scouting FC Barcelona


A line-up change is likely with Barcelona reeling after its midweek misadventure in Milan.

Scouting Deportivo


With their third coach in just a single season, Deportivo La Coruña seems to be on the way of a relegation to Spain's second division.

Scouting Barcelona (UPDATED)


Quite a few things have changed for FC Barcelona, so we've decided to make another scouting report to the one we offered you a couple of months.

Scouting Valencia


Remember when Valencia drew 1-1 at the Santiago Bernabéu in the first match of the Liga BBVA season? They had Mauricio Pellegrino on the bench, but many things have changed as Ernesto Valverde is...

Scouting Osasuna


Andrés Fernández, a good defensive line, the cold temperatures and Cristiano Ronaldo's absence could give Real Madrid some trouble.

Scouting Vela and Griezmann


If you have Griezmann and Carlos Vela coming to town with a Real Sociedad team that remains unbeaten for the last seven games, Real Madrid's bad momentum could once again cost the team a real scare.

Scouting Isco's Málaga


Manuel Pellegrini is doing a great job with the players at his disposal, but young star Isco is probably the one responsible of Málaga's recent success.

Scouting Aguirre's Espanyol


Watch out, because Barcelona's big rival could be in the Liga Adelante next season. Mexican coach Javier Aguirre took over after the fired Mauricio Pochettino three weeks ago. The former player did...

Scouting Valladolid


Beware. Real Valladolid is a very decent team. They started this Liga season very sloppy, but they're ahead of Levante, Sevilla or Valencia at this point. Djukic's team is currently in the seventh...

Falcao And Simeone Are Atleti's Heart


It's hard to know how good Falcao really is. Some people say he is the world's third best player, while some other are not that enthusiastic. What is true is that he could be on his way out of...

Scouting Betis


What's Betis' secret? Easy answer. Midfielder Beñat knows how to play the sport.

Scouting a dangerous Manchester City team


A closer look at Real Madrid's next opponents in the UEFA Champions League, a dangerous Manchester City side, unbeaten and on-top domestically in the EPL, who'll be seeking to salvage some pride...

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