1. La Liga Team of the Week: Ronaldo, Messi and Suarez in All-Star Attack

    Two big issues remain in La Liga: the title destination and who gets relegated. Two teams removed themselves from those equations this weekend, with Atletico Madrid losing and ...

    Karl Matchett Written by Karl Matchett about 7 months ago 7,013 reads 15 comments

  2. Has Yannick Carrasco Lived Up to His €20 Million Price Tag?

    Atletico Madrid were busy in the transfer market last summer. They bought and sold a significant number of players, altering the makeup of their first team in terms of both star ...

    Karl Matchett Written by Karl Matchett about 7 months ago 4,316 reads 8 comments

  3. La Liga Hangover: Granada Safe Means Barcelona Almost Have Their Title Sewn Up

    Welcome to La Liga Hangover, a weekly column running throughout the season in which we take a light-hearted, though in-depth, look at the key stories and talking points from the most recent weekend of action in Spanish football's top flight...

    Karl Matchett Written by Karl Matchett about 7 months ago 12,628 reads 65 comments

  4. Defeat in Title Race Can Spur Atletico Madrid on to Winning Champions League

    A 2-1 defeat to bottom club Levante on Sunday ended Atletico Madrid 's hopes of a final-day title win in La Liga, seeing them slip three points behind Barcelona on the penultimate day of the campaign...

    Karl Matchett Written by Karl Matchett about 7 months ago 3,428 reads 14 comments

  5. Leicester vs. Everton: Winners and Losers from Premier League

    Leicester City celebrated their Premier League title win on Saturday after hammering Everton, 3-1, which could have easily been worse...

    Karl Matchett Written by Karl Matchett about 7 months ago 13,935 reads 35 comments

  6. Norwich vs. Manchester United: Winners and Losers from Premier League

    Norwich City remain in the Premier League relegation zone after losing, 1-0, at home to Manchester United on Saturday...

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  7. Leicester vs. Everton: Live Score, Highlights from Premier League

    KP Stadium, Premier League Leicester City 3-1 Everton Jamie Vardy 5' pen 64', Andy King 33', Kevin Mirallas 87'. —Jamie Vardy missed pen 71'...

    Karl Matchett Written by Karl Matchett about 7 months ago 8,831 reads 40 comments

  8. Norwich vs. Manchester United: Live Score, Highlights from Premier League

    Carrow Road, Premier League Norwich City 0-1 Manchester United (FT) Juan Mata 72'. Lineups: NOR - Ruddy, Pinto, Martin, Bassong, Olsson, Redmond, Howson, O'Neil, Brady, Hoolahan, Jerome...

    Karl Matchett Written by Karl Matchett about 7 months ago 9,888 reads 107 comments

  9. Ultimate Guide to La Liga Weekend: Barca's Derby and Gareth Bale Looking for 20

    The penultimate weekend of La Liga brings a couple of potentially fiery clashes with it, especially at the top end of the table where a win is everything, and a draw or defeat will essentially have season-ending consequences...

    Karl Matchett Written by Karl Matchett about 7 months ago 4,849 reads 20 comments

  10. Ranking the Week's 20 Hottest Transfer Rumours with Higuain, Icardi and Hazard

    With just a couple of weeks to go in Europe's top leagues, the transfer rumour mills are cranking into overdrive as teams look to get a head start on their summer plans, knowing that ...

    Karl Matchett Written by Karl Matchett about 7 months ago 8,231 reads 8 comments

  11. Liverpool vs. Villarreal: Winners and Losers from Europa League

    Liverpool beat Basel 3-0 on Thursday night to win their UEFA Europa League semi-final, 3-1 on aggregate. The home side got off to the perfect start with a goal inside the opening ...

    Karl Matchett Written by Karl Matchett about 7 months ago 17,438 reads 102 comments

  12. Liverpool vs. Villarreal: Live Score, Highlights from Europa League

    Anfield, UEFA Europa League semi-final second leg Liverpool 3-0 Villarreal (agg 3-1) (FT) Bruno own goal 8', Daniel Sturridge 62', Adam Lallana 80'...

    Karl Matchett Written by Karl Matchett about 7 months ago 17,534 reads 169 comments

  13. Zidane Hasn't Improved Real Enough to Beat Atletico in Champions League Final

    And still it goes on. Heading into the final weeks of the season, none of Europe's finest have managed to knock a Spanish team out of either the UEFA Champions League or UEFA Europa League...

    Karl Matchett Written by Karl Matchett about 7 months ago 9,762 reads 109 comments

  14. La Liga Player Rankings: Antoine Griezmann and Gareth Bale Surge Up the Charts

    Barcelona, Real Madrid and Atletico Madrid all won in La Liga over the weekend to leave the race for the title still finely poised, but Levante were relegated after losing two late goals in the 3-1 defeat to Malaga on Monday night...

    Karl Matchett Written by Karl Matchett about 7 months ago 7,291 reads 15 comments

  15. How Diego Simeone Beat Bayern and Can Win Atletico Madrid the Champions League

    They wouldn't have it any other way, would they? Atletico Madrid reached the UEFA Champions League final on Tuesday night in painful, emotional, close-to-desperate fashion, as they ...

    Karl Matchett Written by Karl Matchett about 7 months ago 8,426 reads 53 comments

  16. Bayern Munich vs. Atletico Madrid: Winners and Losers from Champions League

    Atletico Madrid beat Bayern Munich on away goals in thrilling circumstances on Tuesday night to progress to the UEFA Champions League final...

    Karl Matchett Written by Karl Matchett about 7 months ago 17,747 reads 161 comments

  17. Bayern Munich vs. Atletico Madrid: Live Score, Highlights from Champions League

    Allianz Arena, UEFA Champions League semi-final second leg Bayern Munich 2-1 Atletico Madrid (agg 2-2) (FT) Atletico win on away goals Xabi Alonso 30', Antoine Griezmann 54', Robert Lewandowski 74'...

    Karl Matchett Written by Karl Matchett about 7 months ago 37,592 reads 364 comments

  18. La Liga Team of the Week: Ivan Rakitic, Angel Correa and Casemiro Impress

    Now with just two games left to play, La Liga is still undecided at both ends, with one point separating three teams at the top and three teams level on points at the bottom—though 20th-placed Levante are now down and confirmed as relegated...

    Karl Matchett Written by Karl Matchett about 7 months ago 4,468 reads 2 comments

  19. Why Arturo Vidal vs. Gabi Is the Key Bayern Munich vs. Atletico Madrid Battle

    The second legs of the UEFA Champions League semi-final round look set to be tense, exciting affairs, and Tuesday's matchup between Bayern Munich and Atletico Madrid is particularly intriguing...

    Karl Matchett Written by Karl Matchett about 7 months ago 2,972 reads 22 comments

  20. La Liga Hangover: Atletico and Barcelona Still Neck and Neck, Bale to the Rescue

    Welcome to La Liga Hangover, a weekly column running throughout the season in which we take a light-hearted, though in-depth, look at the key stories and talking points from the most recent weekend of action in Spanish football's top flight...

    Karl Matchett Written by Karl Matchett about 7 months ago 7,959 reads 66 comments

  21. Real Betis vs. Barcelona: Winners and Losers from La Liga

    Barcelona took on Real Betis on Saturday night hoping to go back to the top of La Liga with two matches to play, and that's exactly what they did thanks to a 2-0 win...

    Karl Matchett Written by Karl Matchett about 7 months ago 5,470 reads 40 comments

  22. Real Sociedad vs. Real Madrid: Winners and Losers from La Liga

    Real Sociedad and Real Madrid fought out a fantastically entertaining match at Anoeta on Saturday, but it took until the last 10 minutes or so for the deadlock to be broken, and it was the Madrid side who struck first and took a 1-0 win...

    Karl Matchett Written by Karl Matchett about 7 months ago 5,706 reads 56 comments

  23. Real Betis vs. Barcelona: Live Score, Highlights from La Liga

    Estadio Benito Villamarin, La Liga Real Betis 0-2 Barcelona (FT) Ivan Rakitic 47', Luis Suarez 81'. Sent-off: Heiko Westermann (BET)...

    Karl Matchett Written by Karl Matchett about 7 months ago 13,791 reads 237 comments

  24. Real Sociedad vs. Real Madrid: Live Score, Highlights from La Liga

    Anoeta, La Liga Real Sociedad 0-1 Real Madrid (FT) Gareth Bale 79'. Lineups: RSO - Rulli; Zaldua, Elustondo, Mikel, Yuri; Ilarra, Bergara; Oyarzabal, Prieto, Zurutuza; Bruma...

    Karl Matchett Written by Karl Matchett about 7 months ago 15,265 reads 197 comments

  25. Ranking the Week's 20 Hottest Transfer Rumours with Lacazette, Saul and Barkley

    The wild world of the transfer rumour is really starting to crank up a notch now, with many teams already out of the running for their initial objectives and targets for next season...

    Karl Matchett Written by Karl Matchett about 7 months ago 27,924 reads 41 comments