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La Liga: Barcelona Held To A Goalless Draw At Athletic Bilbao

Barcelona were held to a goalless draw at Athletic Bilbao as they went six points clear at the top of La Liga. Lionel Messi had Barca’s best chance as his lob from outside the box hit the top of the crossbar. The hosts were…

10th February 2019

Real Madrid Beaten By Real Sociedad At Bernabeu

Ten-man Real Madrid suffered a surprise defeat by Real Sociedad as the visitors earned their first victory at the Bernabeu in La Liga for 15 years. Willian Jose fired Sociedad in front from the penalty spot in the third minute after Mikel Merino was…

6th January 2019

Real Madrid Frustrated As Cazorla Double Earns Villarreal A Draw

Santi Cazorla proved his class as he scored twice for Villarreal to deny Real Madrid a chance to make further inroads on La Liga leaders Barcelona. The visitors, who made a pre-Christmas trip to the Club World Cup, looked tired and faced a rejuvenated…

4th January 2019

Real Madrid Moved Back Into La Liga Top Four With Victory Over Huesca

Wales forward Gareth Bale scored the winner as Real Madrid moved back into La Liga’s top four with a hard-fought victory at bottom side Huesca. Bale ended a run of 10 matches without a goal in Spain’s top flight with a sumptuous side-footed volley.…

9th December 2018

Lionel Messi Ruled Out of El Clasico

Lionel Messi will miss El Clasico after being ruled out for three weeks with a fractured arm as Barcelona beat Sevilla 4-2 to go top of La Liga. The Argentine was left writhing in agony after landing heavily on his right arm after colliding…

21st October 2018

Real Madrid Loses At Alaves To Extend Poor Run

Real Madrid extended their winless run to four games as Manu Garcia’s late goal secured a shock win for Alaves. Garcia headed the winner in the fifth minute of added time to clinch Alaves’ first La Liga victory over Real since 1931. The win…

7th October 2018

Fans Injured As Stand Collapses in Sevilla’s Win At Eibar

Two supporters were carried away on stretchers and two others suffered minor injuries after part of a stand collapsed in Sevilla’s win at Eibar. Spanish media reported that railings gave way as supporters rushed to the front to celebrate Ever Banega’s penalty for 2-0…

30th September 2018

La Liga: Bale Goes off Injured As Madrid Derby Ends Goalless

Real Madrid failed to win for a second straight game and missed the chance to go top of La Liga as they drew with city rivals Atletico Madrid. Real, beaten by Sevilla in midweek, could have overtaken Barcelona, who drew against Athletic Bilbao earlier.…

29th September 2018

Barcelona Held At Home By Athletic Bilbao

Champions Barcelona stretched their winless run in La Liga to three games after being held by Athletic Bilbao. Visitors Athletic led through Oscar de Marcos’ first-time finish at the back post from Markel Susaeta’s cross. Lionel Messi appeared as a second-half substitute and struck…

29th September 2018

LA Liga: Barcelona Defeated At Leganes

Barcelona lost for the first time this season after bottom-of-the-table Leganes came from behind to pull off a sensational victory. Philippe Coutinho had put Barca in front with a 20-yard volley but Nabil el Zhar and Oscar Rodriguez scored twice in just 68 seconds.…

27th September 2018

La Liga: Real Madrid Thrashed 3-0 At Sevilla

Real Madrid were thrashed by Sevilla as they and Barcelona lost a La Liga game on the same day for the first time since 4 January 2015. Andre Silva scored twice in the first 21 minutes – converting a Jesus Navas cross and then…

27th September 2018

Real Madrid Beat Espanyol To Go Top of La Liga

Real Madrid moved top of La Liga after Marco Asensio’s VAR-awarded strike proved enough to beat Espanyol. Asensio drilled in a low shot just before the break when Luka Modric’s effort deflected into his path, with the goal given after a lengthy review. Borja…

23rd September 2018

Ronaldo: Former Brazil Striker Buys Controlling Stake in Real Valladolid

Brazil World Cup winner Ronaldo has become the majority shareholder of Real Valladolid, after purchasing a 51% controlling stake in the Spanish club. The 42-year-old played for Real Madrid, Inter Milan, AC Milan and Barcelona in an 18-year playing career. Valladolid are 16th in…

3rd September 2018

La Liga: Benzema And Bale Help Real Madrid Win

Karim Benzema and Gareth Bale continued their good goalscoring form since Cristiano Ronaldo’s exit as Real Madrid beat Leganes in La Liga. Bale opened the scoring with a powerful effort, the seventh consecutive La Liga game in which he has scored. Guido Carrillo equalised…

2nd September 2018