Spanish Paper Talk: Carlo Ancelotti Counts On Real Madrid Star Isco

“It’s only Eibar”, Barca expected to pick up another three points…

All the latest headlines from the newspapers in Spain as Real Madrid coach Carlo Ancelotti is forced into changes this weekend and Isco will start up front.


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– Anti-Mines.

– Carlo Ancelotti counts on Isco at a ground that has been a jinx for Madrid.

– Karim Benzema and Raphael Varane out.

– Full to bursting and 31 degrees predicted.

– Mario thinks about leaving in January; the central midfielder doesn’t feel important to Simeone and plans his Atletico departure.

– Zarra within reach; Lionel Messi has 248 goals, three away from equalling the mighty Telmo.

– An exciting first Copa del Rey Felipe. A January of Champions; Madrid, Atleti and Barca in the section of death.

– Cornella, Hospitalet and Huesca hit the jackpot.


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– Isco Plays!

– Ancelotti announces he will be in the starting line-up against Levante.

– Cristiano, nominated best striker in La Liga alongside Costa and Vela; Messi left out.

– Varane and Benzema out because they have a temperature.

– Draw for the Last 32 of the Cup. Cornella-Madrid: L’Hospitalet-Atletico: Huesca-Barcelona.

– There could be a derby in the Last 16 and the winners would come across Barca in the quarter-finals.

– Messi has Zarra within reach; if he gets a hat-trick against Eibar he will surpass his 251 La Liga goals.


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– It’s Only Eibar.

– Barca to strengthen their lead before Ajax in the Champions League then El Clasico.

– Tribute and video at the Camp Nou if Messi equals the historic Pichichi.

– Leo, two away from Zarra’s 251 La Liga goals.

– Neymar will play his 50th game for Barca.

– No doubst for Luis Enrique: “Pedro will start”.

– Today: Barca celebrate a brand new assembly.

– Draw for the Last 32 of the Cup. Barca: Madrid or Atleti, only in the quarter-finals.

– The Azulgrana will begin against Huesca. A couple of beauties in Catalonia; Cornella will see Real visit, while L’Hospitalet host Atletico Madrid.

– Levante-Real Madrid; Los Blancos with Benzema and Varane out.

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