It’s amazing how results go hand-in-hand with off the field mood for the top teams in the world. There is no club where that seems to be more true than Real Madrid. The team has drawn two in a row, first a 1-1 finish against Villareal at the Bernabeu that saw Los Blancos pump out 23 shots, but put only six on target. Then, they drew 2-2 Saturday with this year’s darlings Las Palmas out on the Canary Islands, crumbling at the back by blowing a pair of leads. All this still leaves them atop the La Liga table, a point above Barcelona, and yet the wheels appear to be coming loose. Things always start with Cristiano Ronaldo at Real Madrid, and that was the case on Saturday, when the superstar was
On Saturday, Derby County fell at home to Blackburn 2-1, with all three goals scored in a furious four-minute span midway through the second half. It’s been a nightmare start to the season for both clubs, with the clubs in 20th and 22nd on a combined three wins. That, however, was not the most disturbing thing on display at Pride Park Stadium. The halftime show featured a show with a character from a child’s bad dream. A man in a fish suit swallowed a person whole then spit him back out sans clothing. But don’t take our word for it: Have fun sleeping tonight.
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