Real Madrid 3-0 APOEL- Bale stars with two assists


Gareth Bale provided two assists as Real Madrid beat APOEL Nicosia 3-0 at the Bernabeu in midweek. Bale, who had a disappointing game against Levante over the weekend, set up two goals, and it was his cross that lead to Real being awarded a penalty- effectively meaning that the Welsh superstar had a hand in all three goals.

Bale started the game and played 82 minutes before being replaced by Borja Mayoral. Continue reading

Real Madrid held by Levante, Bale plays 60 minutes


Gareth Bale played for a little over an hour as Real Madrid were held by Levante in their league clash over the weekend.

Bale came on as a substitute for Karim Benzema in the 28th minute of the game. Levante took the lead at the Bernabeu through Ivi Lopez’s 12th minute strike before Lucas levelled up things in the 36th minute. Marcelo was sent off late in the game. Continue reading

Bale whistled off- reactions from Marcelo, Ramos and Butragueno


Gareth Bale didn’t have the best of games against Valencia and fans at the Bernabeu didn’t take too kindly to his performance, whistling him off the pitch. Here are some reactions on the whistles by Marcelo, Ramos and Butragueno. Bale was subbed off for Vazquez against Valencia- a game Real drew 2-2 at home despite having plenty of chances to take all three points Continue reading

Will Bale ever replace Ronaldo as Real’s main main?

After enjoying an extremely successful campaign for Tottenham back in the 2012/2013 season, Gareth Bale was signed by Real Madrid for what was then a world-record fee of £85.2m. The Welshman scored an impressive 21 Premier League goals in his final season for the North London club from what was largely a wide position and was tipped by many to be Cristiano’s long term replacement – an opinion which is still held to this day by many including Bale’s Real Madrid teammate Dani Carvajal. Few would argue that Gareth Bale’s Real Madrid’s career has been anything but a success up to this point but the jury is still arguably out as to whether the 28-year- old can replace the evergreen Cristiano Ronaldo as Real Madrid’s main talisman. Continue reading