Julen Lopetegui
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La Liga: Pressure mounts on Lopetegui as Real Madrid beaten by Levante

For the rest of the half, Madrid were scatty and imprecise, their finishing spoiled by bad luck but a lack of composure too. 

published on : 20th October 2018
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I believe in Real Madrid more than ever: Manager Lopetegui after Levante defeat

Defeat means Madrid have now gone five games without a victory and by the time Marcelo gave them hope of a comeback at the Santiago Bernabeu, they had gone 481 minutes without a goal too. 

published on : 20th October 2018
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Three things we learned today at the FIFA World Cup

Cristiano Ronaldo's hat-trick denied Spain the perfect response to a turbulent week following the sacking of Julen Lopetegui in a thrilling 3-3 draw in Sochi.

published on : 16th June 2018
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Sacked Julen Lopetegui gets behind Spain for FIFA World Cup

Lopetegui has given his backing to Spain at the World Cup, despite being fired as coach just 48 hours before their opening game at the tournament in Russia.

published on : 16th June 2018
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Spain face Portugal in FIFA World Cup after Uruguay win

Cristiano Ronaldo's focus is on his fourth and probably last chance to win a World Cup at the peak of his powers.

published on : 15th June 2018
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Three things we learned from day one at the FIFA World Cup

Hosts Russia got the World Cup off to a flying start by hammering Saudi Arabia 5-0 in the opening game in Moscow.

published on : 15th June 2018
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Spain sacking was saddest day since death of my mother, says Real Madrid gaffer Julen Lopetegui

Spain players reportedly resisted Lopetegui's sacking, which came as Spain are due to face European champions Portugal in Sochi.

published on : 15th June 2018
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FIFA World Cup 2018: Portugal gaffer Fernando Santos says Spain will go far despite upheaval

Santos is clear in his belief that Portugal will not be caught out by any surprise Spanish tactics following the last-minute upheaval.

published on : 14th June 2018
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Germany midfielder Toni Kroos says Julen Lopetegui sacking won't hurt Spain at FIFA World Cup

Lopetegui was spectacularly axed on Wednesday after it emerged he had agreed to take charge of Real Madrid after the World Cup.

published on : 14th June 2018
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After surprise sacking, Spain's ex-coach Julen Lopetegui to be presented at Real Madrid

Lopetegui will be officially presented as Real new coach for the next three seasons at an event at the Spanish giants' Santiago Bernabeu stadium at 7 pm (1700 GMT), the club said in a statement.

published on : 14th June 2018
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Untested Spanish coach Fernando Hierro hopes to repeat Zinedine Zidane's coaching success in FIFA World Cup 2018

Hierro is taking on a major coaching job without any significant previous experience, just as Zidane did at Real Madrid.

published on : 14th June 2018
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Portugal superstar Cristiano ā€‹Ronaldo primed for likely last shot at World Cup glory 

The 33-year-old will lock horns with six of his Real Madrid team-mates as the Spaniards try to repeat 2010.

published on : 14th June 2018
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What next for Spain after shock Julen Lopetegui sacking?

Lopetegui never lost in 20 games as Spain boss, but even in a flawless qualifying campaign on the field, the Madrid-Barca rivalry.

published on : 13th June 2018
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Spain name sporting director Fernando Hierro as coach for World Cup

The 50-year-old Hierro's only real coaching experience came when he was in charge of second division Spanish outfit Oviedo for one season.

published on : 13th June 2018
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Newly appointed Real Madrid manager Julen Lopetegui sacked as Spain coach

Real Madrid named Lopetegui as their next manager to start work after the tournament in Russia, sparking outrage among the federation and Spanish fans.

published on : 13th June 2018
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FIFA World Cup 2018 is last stand for stars of Spain's golden generation

Coach Lopetegui successfully blended emerging talent with the experience provided by veterans to qualify for an 11th straight World Cup.

published on : 11th June 2018
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Spain needs late goal to edge Tunisia in last FIFA World Cup warm-up game

Spain remained undefeated through 20 matches under coach Julen Lopetegui.

published on : 10th June 2018
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Spain's national team relaxed, upbeat in pre-World Cup training

Spain's first challenge at the World Cup comes from Group C rivals and geographical neighbours Portugal on June 15 at Sochi.

published on : 29th May 2018
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FIFA World Cup 2018: Spain coach Julen Lopetegui strives to match domestic dominance

After replacing Vicente del Bosque, who quit following Spain's exit two years ago, Lopetegui was tasked with a process of renewal.

published on : 29th May 2018
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Russia snatch thrilling friendly draw with Spain

Spain were held to a thrilling 3-3 friendly draw by World Cup hosts Russia in Saint Petersburg on Tuesday.

published on : 15th November 2017
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