Recent Match Update
On May 2, 2017, Real Madrid played Atletico Madrid at the Bernabéu. This match was the first leg of the Semi-final Champions League play. Despite a recent scoring drought for Cristiano Ronaldo, he scored a hat-trick in this match making it his 42nd career hat-trick. The final score of this match was 3-0 Real Madrid.
There are rumors regarding the transfer of Cristiano Ronaldo to the Chinese Super League. Although he did sign a new four year contract with Real Madrid this transfer would occur after this contract expires. As stated on bleacherreport.com, “Specifically, it’s said Perez wants to organise a deal with a club from the Chinese Super League so that he might make Ronaldo’s sale the “best transfer operation in the history of the club”. This could be a profitable possibility for Real Madrid’s future.
There is speculation to whether Ronaldo scored his 400th career goal during the match against Atletico Madrid last Tuesday. Although Real Madrid posted on their official website and social media that Ronaldo scored his 400th career goal the statistics show that he has scored 399 at the conclusion of the match. Even so, Ronaldo has time to score at least one more with the remainder of the season that is left.
Real Madrid has earned the honor of being the top scorers in the Champions League averaging 3 goals per game. The other two semi-finalist are Monaco with 21 goals and Juventus with 17.
May 6 at 2:45 p.m. Eastern US time -La Liga
Real Madrid v Granada
May 10 at 2:45 p.m. Eastern US time -Champions League- Semi Final (second leg)
Real Madrid v Atlético de Madrid
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