PETE JENSON: Nothing summed up the soap opera of Zinedine Zidane replacing Cristiano Ronaldo with 20 minutes left on Saturday better than the faces of Isco and James Rodriguez.
REAL MADRID scouts are reportedly in Sweden seeking to sign teenage sensation Alexander Isak, dubbed the 'new Zlatan Ibrahimovic'.
Dortmund can't stop scoring, having netted 20 goals in their last four games, while Real are stuttering in La Liga, making Tuesday night's Champions League clash all the more intriguing.
Cristiano Ronaldo can only be upset with himself, not manager Zinedine Zidane, after being subbed during Real Madrid's 2-2 draw at Las Palmas on Saturday, says Guillem Balague.
Benzema was not considered for selection at the home Euro 2016 tournament due to his alleged role in a blackmail attempt involving international colleague Mathieu Valbuena.
Real Madrid stars took a break from La Liga action as they flew out for their Champions League clash with Borussia Dortmund early on Monday morning. The two sides have not met since 2014.