Football Analysis

Does Modric move make sense for Real?

August 27, 2012
By Gabriele Marcotti
Luka Modric became a Real Madrid player just a few hours after the club's 2-1 defeat at Getafe, which makes it hard not to juxtapose the two. Which is silly, of course, because this deal has been months in the making, yet that's how the human mind works.

Would Modric have made a difference against Getafe?

Probably not, especially if you listen to Jose Mourinho's withering assessment of his team. "We were bad," he said. "It was an unacceptable game and, from what I had been ...

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