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"Higuain and Benzema can play together"

Posted Sunday, January 08, 2012 by ESPN104 hits

Real Madrid assistant Aitor Karanka admitted that Gonzalo Higuain and Karim Benzema are usually not preferred in attack following his side’s 5-1 bashing of Granada. Karim Benzema seemed to have opened the Madrid floodgates on Saturday after 19 minutes but unheralded Granada shockingly struck back just three minutes later thanks to Mikel Rico. However, normal service was soon resumed fo...Full Story »

Real Madrid striker Gonzalo Higuain reveals Jose Mourinho's half-time dressing down inspired Malaga comeback

Posted Thursday, January 05, 2012 by Goal.com144 hits

The Argentine forward explained that the Portuguese let rip at his players after seeing them fall two goals behind in the opening 45 minutes of the game at the Santiago Bernabeu Copa del Rey: Real Madrid-Málaga: Karim Benzemay Gonzalo Higuain Gonzalo Higuain has revealed that some strong words during the interval from coach Jose Mourinho were responsible for Real Madrid’s stirring...Full Story »

Higuain wants to stay at Real

Posted Monday, January 02, 2012 by irishtimes.com82 hits

THE FATHER and agent of Gonzalo Higuain insists the Real Madrid striker has no intention of leaving the Bernabeu despite speculation linking him with Chelsea and Juventus. The Argentina international is contracted in Madrid until June 2016 but recent reports suggested he could be on the move in January. However, the 24-year-old’s agent, Jorge Higuain, has dismissed talk of him leaving t...Full Story »

Father: Higuain has no intention of leaving

Posted Sunday, January 01, 2012 by ESPN104 hits

Real Madrid forward Gonzalo Higuain’s father has quashed any talk of his son leaving in January amidst reported interest from Chelsea and Juventus. Both outfits were linked with the Argentine sharpshooter with rumours swirling that Madrid tactician Jose Mourinho was prepared to offload Higuain. However, father Jorge, who also serves as his son's agent, revealed in an interview on Satur...Full Story »

Mourinho will use one striker - Madrid boss to choose between Benzema and Higuain for El Clasico

Posted Friday, December 09, 2011 by skysports.com251 hits

Jose Mourinho: (right) will go head-to-head with Pep Guardiola (left) in El Clasico Real Madrid boss Jose Mourinho has declared that he will play with one striker against Barcelona in Saturday's 'El Clasico' clash. The former Chelsea boss stated that when the two European giants face-off he plans to use a lone frontman supported by Cristiano Ronaldo and Angel di Maria. Gonzalo Higuain and Kar...Full Story »

Higuain, Benzema are Real deadly

Posted Thursday, November 24, 2011 by ESPN304 hits

Real Madrid frontmen Karim Benzema and Gonzalo Higuain are delighted with their partnership on the pitch. Benzema grabbed a brace while Higuain scored one as Real Madrid ravaged Dinamo Zagreb 6-2 at the Bernabeu on Wednesday night. Any fears that Real would struggle to score in the absence of the rested Cristiano Ronaldo were laid to rest as the Spanish giants smacked in three within the fir...Full Story »

Real Madrid boss Jose Mourinho on attacking dilemna: One day I will have to make a choice between Gonzalo Higuain & Karim Benzema

Posted Wednesday, November 02, 2011 by Goal.com171 hits

The trainer is thrilled with the success of his rotation policy, but affirmed that he would not hesitate in choosing a first-choice between the Argentine and the Frenchman Real Madrid coach Jose Mourinho has declared his delight at the success of his rotation policy up front, but admitted that soon he would have to choose between Gonzalo Higuain and Karim Benzema. The two forwards have so far ...Full Story »

Real Sociedad 0 : 1 Real Madrid - Higuain propels Real

Posted Saturday, October 29, 2011 by PA25 hits

Gonzalo Higuain's 10th goal of the season guided Real Madrid to a narrow 1-0 victory at Real Sociedad as they went to the top of the Primera Division. Higuain scored in the ninth minute as Real threatened to run riot, with the hosts indebted to goalkeeper Claudio Bravo. Sociedad came back after half-time and piled on the pressure but they could not make their approach pay as Jose Mourinho's si...Full Story »

Real Madrid's Karim Benzema: Gonzalo Higuain is a great player and we can play together

Posted Wednesday, October 19, 2011 by YAHOO Sport88 hits

Real Madrid attacker Karim Benzema has insisted that he can play together with Gonzalo Higuain for the Santiago Bernabeu side. Both strikers have been in impressive form in the opening months of the 2011-12 campaign as they compete for a starting berth, but Benzema feels that head coach Jose Mourinho does not necessarily have to make a choice between the two because they can play alongside each...Full Story »

Mourinho faces Euro headache over Higuain, Benzema

Posted Monday, October 17, 2011 by timesofindia.indiatimes.com153 hits

Despite two wins in two Champions League outings, Real Madrid coach Jose Mourinho faces a selection headache for Tuesday's clash against Lyon with free-scoring Gonzalo Higuain and Karim Benzema vying for a starting place. On Saturday, Higuain scored his third hat-trick in four games in the 4-1 win over Real Betis to follow triples against Espanyol, in the league, and on World Cup duty for Ar...Full Story »

Mourinho pleased with Higuain, Benezma

Posted Sunday, October 16, 2011 by ESPN125 hits

Jose Mourinho admitted enjoying the luxury of having both Gonzalo Higuain and Karim Benzema in his Real Madrid squad after a 4-1 win over Real Betis.The Argentine notched yet another hat-trick at the Santiago Bernebeu in the absence of Benzema, who is suffering from a muscle injury, and the 48-year-old Portuguese manager revealed how important it was to have good replacements.According to AS, ...Full Story »

Messi steers Barca, Higuain hits three

Posted Sunday, October 16, 2011 by Supersport.com67 hits

Gonzalo Higuain bagged a remarkable third hat-trick in two weeks to steer Real Madrid to a 4-1 win over Real Betis on Saturday while Lionel Messi's double kept Barcelona top of La Liga with a 3-0 victory over Racing Santander. Messi, the insatiable World Player of the Year, scored in each half at the Nou Camp to take his goal tally to 10 in the league this season as Barca cruised past toothle...Full Story »

Real Madrid 4 : 1 Real Betis - Higuain the Real deal with hat-trick

Posted Saturday, October 15, 2011 by PA28 hits

Gonzalo Higuain's third hat-trick in his last four matches steered Real Madrid to an emphatic home 4-1 win over Real Betis. The Argentinian hit a treble on his last Primera Division appearance for Madrid, away to Espanyol on October 2, and added another for his country in the World Cup qualifying match against Chile. Higuain could not prevent Argentina stumbling to a 1-0 defeat against Venezue...Full Story »

Higuain, Argentina top Chile 4-1 in WCup qualifier

Posted Saturday, October 08, 2011 by YAHOO Sport63 hits

Gonzalo Higuain scored three goals and Lionel Messi added another as Argentina defeated Chile 4-1 in Buenos Aires on Friday in the first round of South American 2014 World Cup qualifying for each country. Argentina looked strong under new coach Alejandro Sabella, dominating from the start. Higuaian scored in the eighth minut and Messi added his in the 26th. Higuain added his second in the 52nd ...Full Story »

Higuain happy to be back - Argentine striker welcomes return to goal-scoring form

Posted Tuesday, October 04, 2011 by skysports.com109 hits

Higuain: Netted a hat-trick against Espanyol Gonzalo Higuain was understandably delighted to be back in Real Madrid's starting XI on Sunday and back among the goals. The Argentina international was a regular for Real until he suffered a serious back injury last season that required surgery and kept him sidelined from November until April. Since shaking off the problem he has largely been forc...Full Story »

Espanyol 0 : 4 Real Madrid - Higuain gives Mourinho plenty to ponder

Posted Sunday, October 02, 2011 by PA123 hits

Gonzalo Higuain gave Read Madrid manager Jose Mourinho a firm reminder of his goalscoring prowess, scoring a hat-trick as his side beat hosts Espanyol 4-0 Higuain grabbed the first of the game after 17 minutes and added two more in the second half, with former Espanyol midfielder Jose Callejon also scoring against his old team-mates after coming off the bench. Three points take Real to third i...Full Story »

Gonzalo Higuain: Real Madrid are in great shape

Posted Sunday, April 24, 2011 by YAHOO Sport64 hits

Real Madrid striker Gonzalo Higuain feels that his side are in great shape ahead of Wednesday's Champions League semifinal first-leg clash against Barcelona at the Santiago Bernabeu. The Argentine hitman was speaking after scoring a hat-trick in Madrid's superb 6-3 win away against Valencia, which came off the back of Wednesday's Copa Del Rey triumph over Barcelona at the Mestalla. "I gained a...Full Story »

Valencia 3 : 6 Real Madrid - Higuain nets treble as Real hit Valencia for six

Posted Saturday, April 23, 2011 by PA19 hits

Gonzalo Higuain scored a hat-trick and Kaka bagged a brace as Real Madrid's second string thrashed Valencia 6-3 in an extraordinary match at Mestalla in the Primera Division. Madrid - given a guard of honour by Valencia after their Copa del Rey win over Barcelona on Wednesday night - raced into a 4-0 lead at the break through Higuain (two), Karim Benzema and Kaka. Further strikes from the Arge...Full Story »

Higuain returns for Real Madrid

Posted Thursday, March 03, 2011 by Supersport.com171 hits

Real Madrid striker Gonzalo Higuain returned to the pitch on Wednesday for the first time since he underwent back surgery in January to fix a slipped disc, the Spanish club said. "(Higuain) began a new stage in his recovery process this morning. The striker worked out on the pitch today for the first time since his surgery and did ball work," Real said in a statement. "Higuain will be subje...Full Story »

Higuain strike keeps Real top of Spanish league

Posted Monday, November 15, 2010 by YAHOO Sport32 hits

MADRID (AFP) - Real Madrid remain top of the Primera Liga after Gonzalo Higuain scored the only goal of a hard fought battle filled with tension against Sporting Gijon on Sunday. With Barcelona overtaking them on the top of the table on Saturday after a 3-1 win over Villarreal the onus was on Real Madrid to respond against Sporting. And the atmosphere had already been stoked up after Sporting ...Full Story »

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