Casillas: “The Club World Cup could be the icing on the cake for 2014"
“We have to try to top La Liga before Christmas”.
Recovery training session in Ciudad Real Madrid
Mainly ball work following the Copa del Rey debut.
1-4: The Copa del Rey champions on track for the Round of 16
Varane's brace and Chicharito and Marcelo's goals against Cornellá secured a tenth straight win for the Whites
Six Real Madrid players nominated for the Ballon d'Or
Cristiano Ronaldo, Bale, Benzema, Kroos, Ramos and James make the 23-man shortlist for the award which will be presented on 12 January in Zurich.
Marcelo is La Liga's top ball recovering defender
He has done so on 55 occasions over his eight appearances in the championship so far.
Varane: “They were my first goals of the season and I hope to get more”
“We have the ability to score from set-pieces and we have to keep doing it”, he said after finding the net twice.
Ancelotti, nominated for the 2014 FIFA Best Manager award
The Real Madrid manager is on the shortlist of 10 candidates for the accolade, which will be presented on 13 January in Zurich.