1. Jackson Martinez Criticism Is Misplaced, He Can Still Star at Atletico Madrid

    Atletico Madrid have had an up-and-down start to the new season, mixing impressive results and performances with a scattering of defeats, which means they will head into the derby against Real Madrid on Sunday after back-to-back losses...

    Karl Matchett Written by Karl Matchett about 4 months ago 2,587 reads 3 comments

  2. Why Barcelona Are on Course to Defend the Champions League

    Barcelona have started the season with great results, but aside from scorelines, there have been more negative points than usual for the Catalan club to worry about...

    Karl Matchett Written by Karl Matchett about 4 months ago 15,607 reads 59 comments

  3. La Liga Player Rankings: Messi Down, Ronaldo out and Lack of Stars in New Top 10

    Welcome back to our latest player rankings for La Liga, where we have two game weeks to take into account: Jornada 5 from midweek last week, and Jornada 6 from the weekend just passed...

    Karl Matchett Written by Karl Matchett about 4 months ago 6,709 reads 7 comments

  4. Barcelona vs. Bayer Leverkusen: Winners and Losers from Champions League Game

    Barcelona left it late, but two goals within a minute of each other gave them a 2-1 comeback victory at home against Bayer Leverkusen in the UEFA Champions League group stage on Tuesday night...

    Karl Matchett Written by Karl Matchett about 5 months ago 10,910 reads 89 comments

  5. Barcelona vs. Bayer Leverkusen: Live Score, Highlights from Champions League

    Camp Nou, UEFA Champions League Barcelona 2-1 Bayer Leverkusen Kyriakos Papadopoulos 21', Sergi Roberto 80', Luis Suarez 82'...

    Karl Matchett Written by Karl Matchett about 5 months ago 14,291 reads 204 comments

  6. Atletico Madrid vs. Benfica: Team News, Predicted Lineups, Live Stream, TV Info

    The second round of fixtures in the UEFA Champions League group stage presents a few sides with an opportunity to really put themselves at ease with a second successive win...

    Karl Matchett Written by Karl Matchett about 5 months ago 6,113 reads 4 comments

  7. La Liga Team of the Week: Carlos Kameni Foils Real Madrid, Luis Suarez Shines

    It has been a busy week in Spain with a round of fixtures sandwiched in midweek before another set of games took place over the weekend. It is these latter fixtures we have looked at this time for our team of the week in La Liga...

    Karl Matchett Written by Karl Matchett about 5 months ago 2,066 reads 1 comments

  8. 3 Reasons Why Fernando Torres Has Turned His Career Round at Atletico Madrid

    Fernando Torres ' career at the top level looked to be all but over as he struggled to make an impact at AC Milan a year ago, having been shipped out of Chelsea and fallen out ...

    Karl Matchett Written by Karl Matchett about 5 months ago 16,318 reads 25 comments

  9. La Liga Hangover: Barcelona Injury Crisis and Questions over Celta, Villarreal

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

    Karl Matchett Written by Karl Matchett about 5 months ago 4,922 reads 25 comments

  10. Liverpool vs. Aston Villa: Winners and Losers from Premier League

    Liverpool hosted Aston Villa on Saturday in the third of their current four-match run of home games and finally found a win, beating Villa by 3-2...

    Karl Matchett Written by Karl Matchett about 5 months ago 13,308 reads 41 comments

  11. Tottenham vs. Manchester City: Winners and Losers from Premier League

    Tottenham Hotspur hosted Manchester City in the early kick-off in the Premier League on Saturday, with Spurs running out 4-1 winners after a big second-half performance...

    Karl Matchett Written by Karl Matchett about 5 months ago 14,945 reads 68 comments

  12. Liverpool vs. Aston Villa: Live Score, Highlights from Premier League

    Anfield, Premier League Liverpool 3-2 Aston Villa (FT) James Milner 1', Daniel Sturridge 58' 67', Rudy Gestede 66' 71'. Lineups: LFC— Mignolet; Clyne, Skrtel, Sakho, Moreno; Can, Lucas, Milner, Coutinho; Ings, Sturridge...

    Karl Matchett Written by Karl Matchett about 5 months ago 11,470 reads 30 comments

  13. Tottenham vs. Manchester City: Live Score, Highlights from Premier League

    White Hart Lane, Premier League Tottenham Hotspur 4-1 Manchester City (FT) Kevin de Bruyne 25', Eric Dier 44', Toby Alderweireld 50', Harry Kane 61', Erik Lamela 79'...

    Karl Matchett Written by Karl Matchett about 5 months ago 18,460 reads 200 comments

  14. Ranking the Week's 20 Hottest Transfer Rumours with Neymar and Thomas Muller

    Once again we've come to the end of another week in the world of football, a week which has been as busy with watchable matches and exciting scorelines as it has with news of rumours about potential transfers...

    Karl Matchett Written by Karl Matchett about 5 months ago 42,169 reads 46 comments

  15. Ultimate Guide to La Liga Weekend: Contrasting Fortunes of Real Madrid, Sevilla

    La Liga has enjoyed a busy week, and matches will have been played on every day except one from Friday, 18 to Sunday, 27...

    Karl Matchett Written by Karl Matchett about 5 months ago 3,409 reads 5 comments

  16. FIFA Right to Reject Barcelona Request to Register Arda Turan Before January

    Barcelona suffered several pieces of bad news during the week, the most immediate and impactful of which was a heavy 4-1 loss to Celta Vigo in La Liga, the Catalan club's first league defeat of the season...

    Karl Matchett Written by Karl Matchett about 5 months ago 9,705 reads 35 comments

  17. What Is Atletico Madrid's Best XI Right Now?

    Five Liga games and one Champions League fixture into the new season, Diego Simeone's Atletico Madrid side is taking shape as they bid to fight for success on all fronts...

    Karl Matchett Written by Karl Matchett about 5 months ago 2,555 reads 13 comments

  18. Real Madrid's Squad Depth Must Pay off with Strong First Half of Liga Season

    Rafael Benitez has taken just five games to guide his Real Madrid side to the top of La Liga, after a 2-1 win at Athletic Bilbao on Wednesday night meant they joined Celta ...

    Karl Matchett Written by Karl Matchett about 5 months ago 5,392 reads 42 comments

  19. Athletic Bilbao vs. Real Madrid: Winners and Losers from La Liga

    Real Madrid continued their winning streak as they came up with a 2-1 win at San Mames against Athletic Bilbao...

    Karl Matchett Written by Karl Matchett about 5 months ago 14,772 reads 91 comments

  20. Athletic Bilbao vs. Real Madrid: Live Score, Highlights from La Liga

    San Mames, La Liga Athletic Bilbao 1-2 Real Madrid (FT) Karim Benzema 19' 71', Sabin Merino 67'...

    Karl Matchett Written by Karl Matchett about 5 months ago 16,842 reads 174 comments

  21. La Liga Player Rankings: Leo Messi Up, Cristiano Ronaldo Down and a New No. 1

    Another weekend of La Liga action means another chance to review the early-season stand-out performers, with our latest version of the weekly player rankings...

    Karl Matchett Written by Karl Matchett about 5 months ago 13,583 reads 18 comments

  22. Bayern Munich vs. Wolfsburg: Winners and Losers from Bundesliga Game

    Bayern Munich produced a huge second-half comeback to destroy Wolfsburg 5-1 in the Bundesliga on Tuesday night...

    Karl Matchett Written by Karl Matchett about 5 months ago 10,322 reads 45 comments

  23. Bayern Munich vs. Wolfsburg: Live Score, Highlights from Bundesliga Game

    Allianz Arena, Bundesliga Bayern Munich 5-1 VfL Wolfsburg (FT) Daniel Caligiuri 26', Robert Lewandowski 51' 52' 55' 57' 60'...

    Karl Matchett Written by Karl Matchett about 5 months ago 34,421 reads 169 comments

  24. La Liga Team of the Week: Leo Messi, Fernando Torres and Keylor Navas All Shine

    We're back with our latest instalment of La Liga's team of the weekend, featuring all 10 games over the past few days in Spain's top flight...

    Karl Matchett Written by Karl Matchett about 5 months ago 4,014 reads 12 comments

  25. Atletico Madrid vs. Getafe: Team News, Predicted Lineups, Live Stream, TV Info

    Diego Simeone reacted fast and made changes on Saturday to help his Atletico Madrid side to victory against Eibar—and now he'll hope to find the same outcome at home to Getafe in their midweek Liga fixture...

    Karl Matchett Written by Karl Matchett about 5 months ago 1,861 reads 0 comments