Hugo Sanchez

5 results

Real Madrid’s Mariano after scoring against Roma at the Santiago Bernabeu. Photograph: PA

“It’s just a number,” Mariano Díaz said. But it isn’t. Over on the touchline, the fourth official held up the board. Coming off: No 11, coming on: N(...)

Real Madrid’s  Cristiano Ronaldo celebrates at the end of the last 16  first leg victory over Paris Saint-Germain. Photograph: Christophe Simon/AFP/Getty

It takes something out of the ordinary to get the most spoiled supporters in the world this riled up. The roars around the Bernabéu told you that Real(...)

Munster captain  Peter O’Mahony celebrates scoring a try in the Champions Cup game against Leicester at Thomond Park. Photograph: Dan Sheridan/Inpho

Munster 33 Leicester Tigers 10 Bonus-point victory secured. Leicester, worryingly, leave Limerick humiliated. Familiar narrative. Matt O’Connor and G(...)

Atlético Madrid fans watch a flyover by Eagle Patrol before the opening game at  Estadio Wanda Metropolitano against Malaga. Photograph: Gonzalo Arroyo Moreno/Getty Images

There was a glint in Diego Simeone’s eye as he pointed at his chest, mouthed “me” and turned. Right-footed, he struck the ball into the back of the ne(...)

Barcelona’s Lionel Messi  celebrates one of his goals during last night’s ‘Clasico’ in Madrid. Photograph: Paul Hanna/Reuters

Lionel Messi lost his World Player of the Year crown to Cristiano Ronaldo but got sweet revenge last night by upstaging the Real Madrid star in(...)