1. Atletico Madrid vs. Barcelona: Areas Where the Tie Will Be Won and Lost

    The UEFA Champions League will yield its semi-finalists this week, with the quarter-finals set to take place on Tuesday and Wednesday—and the big game involving Spanish sides Atletico Madrid and Barcelona is the most intriguing second leg of all...

    Karl Matchett Written by Karl Matchett about 22 days ago 7,292 reads 27 comments

  2. La Liga Team of the Week: Koke, Cristiano Ronaldo and Geronimo Rulli All Shine

    Jornada 32 in La Liga was a key one in opening back up the title race, with Barcelona once again failing to taste victory at Anoeta and both the challengers from Madrid making up significant ...

    Karl Matchett Written by Karl Matchett about 22 days ago 3,346 reads 6 comments

  3. Has Fernando Torres Done Enough to Earn Another Year at Atletico Madrid?

    Fernando Torres has been in good form for Atletico Madrid over the past few weeks—a protagonist in their games and hugely involved in both positive and negative senses in the UEFA Champions League tie against Barcelona a week ago...

    Karl Matchett Written by Karl Matchett about 23 days ago 2,956 reads 15 comments

  4. La Liga Hangover: Title Race Blown Open, Real Madrid's Jekyll and Hyde Form

    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 23 days ago 9,921 reads 34 comments

  5. Real Sociedad vs. Barcelona: Winners and Losers from La Liga

    Barcelona lost the chance to reestablish a six-point lead at the top of La Liga as they lost 1-0 to Real Sociedad at Anoeta on Saturday night...

    Karl Matchett Written by Karl Matchett about 24 days ago 9,327 reads 58 comments

  6. Real Madrid vs. Eibar: Winners and Losers from La Liga

    Real Madrid returned to winning ways with a 4-0 victory at home against Eibar in La Liga on Saturday. The game couldn't have started any better for Real Madrid, as Jese's run through ...

    Karl Matchett Written by Karl Matchett about 25 days ago 10,403 reads 94 comments

  7. Real Sociedad vs. Barcelona: Live Score, Highlights from La Liga

    Anoeta, La Liga Real Sociedad 1-0 Barcelona (FT) Mikel Oyarzabal 4'. Lineups: RSO—Rulli; Elustondo, Reyes, Mikel, de la Bella; Illarra, Granero; Zurutuza, Prieto, Oyarzabal; Vela...

    Karl Matchett Written by Karl Matchett about 25 days ago 18,016 reads 308 comments

  8. Real Madrid vs. Eibar: Live Score, Highlights from La Liga

    Santiago Bernabeu, La Liga Real Madrid 4-0 Eibar (FT) James Rodriguez 4', Lucas Vazquez 17', Cristiano Ronaldo 19', Jese 39'. Lineups: RMA—Casilla; Carvajal, Pepe, Nacho, Arbeloa; Casemiro, Isco, James; Lucas, Jese, Ronaldo...

    Karl Matchett Written by Karl Matchett about 25 days ago 9,968 reads 117 comments

  9. Ranking the Week's 20 Hottest Transfer Rumours with Neymar, Lukaku and Alexis

    This week has seen the return of domestic football, the UEFA Champions League and UEFA Europa League after the international break, meaning big clubs and big players are back on our screens...

    Karl Matchett Written by Karl Matchett about 26 days ago 7,393 reads 4 comments

  10. Ultimate Guide to La Liga Weekend: European Priorities and Barcelona's Bad Run

    Is the title race in La Liga really back open again? On Saturday, March 19, after Atletico Madrid heard the final whistle go to consign them to a 2-1 defeat at Sporting Gijon, ...

    Karl Matchett Written by Karl Matchett about 26 days ago 3,591 reads 12 comments

  11. Real Madrid Should Consider Leaving out Toni Kroos Rather Than James Rodriguez

    Real Madrid continue to be a club in a constant state of upheaval. Just when things were seeming rosy following a win in El Clasico over the planet's best club, Barcelona, they ...

    Karl Matchett Written by Karl Matchett about 27 days ago 10,974 reads 75 comments

  12. Atletico Madrid Need Yannick Carrasco, Not Vietto, in Champions League Attack

    Fernando Torres ' red card against Barcelona in Tuesday's UEFA Champions League match didn't just turn Atletico Madrid 's fortunes; it also gave rise to a dilemma for the second leg for manager Diego Simeone...

    Karl Matchett Written by Karl Matchett about 27 days ago 2,308 reads 8 comments

  13. Wolfsburg vs. Real Madrid: Live Score, Highlights from Champions League

    Volkswagen Arena, Champions League QF first leg Wolfsburg 2-0 Real Madrid (FT) Ricardo Rodriguez pen 17', Max Arnold 25'. Lineups: WOL: Benaglio, Vieirinha, Draxler, B...

    Karl Matchett Written by Karl Matchett about 28 days ago 26,762 reads 524 comments

  14. La Liga Player Rankings: Cristiano Ronaldo Winner in El Clasico Overhauls Messi

    Real Madrid won El Clasico , the title race is still just about open and Villarreal took a big step toward securing fourth place— Jornada 31 in La Liga was a huge one, and ...

    Karl Matchett Written by Karl Matchett about 28 days ago 10,028 reads 73 comments

  15. Atletico Madrid Must Repeat Game Plan to Beat Barcelona in Champions League

    Atletico Madrid came out of the first leg of their UEFA Champions League quarter-final against Barcelona with a 2-1 deficit to make up at home, but they will take much heart ...

    Karl Matchett Written by Karl Matchett about 28 days ago 3,335 reads 13 comments

  16. Barcelona Need to Rediscover Attacking Urgency to Retain Champions League Trophy

    Barcelona won 2-1 at the Camp Nou on Tuesday night to give themselves a first-leg lead over Atletico Madrid in the UEFA Champions League quarter-final, but it was a tough night for ...

    Karl Matchett Written by Karl Matchett about 28 days ago 10,835 reads 100 comments

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

    Camp Nou, UEFA Champions League quarter final first leg Barcelona 2-1 Atletico Madrid (FT) Fernando Torres , 24', Luis Suarez 63' 72'...

    Karl Matchett Written by Karl Matchett about 29 days ago 29,215 reads 553 comments

  18. La Liga Team of the Week: Atletico and Real Madrid Stars Dominate

    La Liga returned after the international break with more exciting games and a few surprising results, the biggest of which was Real Madrid's win over Barcelona in El Clasico. Two of the victorious team make their way into our chosen XI this time out...

    Karl Matchett Written by Karl Matchett about 29 days ago 7,572 reads 27 comments

  19. Barcelona vs. Atletico Madrid: Team News, Preview, Live Stream and TV Info

    The heavyweight clash of the UEFA Champions League quarter-finals undoubtedly takes place in Spain across two legs, with holders Barcelona and domestic rivals Atletico Madrid locking horns, firstly in Catalunya on Tuesday night...

    Karl Matchett Written by Karl Matchett about 29 days ago 19,100 reads 54 comments

  20. Ranking Atletico Madrid's Top 5 Players for March 2016

    Atletico Madrid had a busy March in which their season seemed to slip away from them a little due to injuries and bad luck, but after Jornada 31 in April, maybe all isn't quite as bad as it seemed...

    Karl Matchett Written by Karl Matchett about 30 days ago 1,168 reads 3 comments

  21. La Liga Hangover: Real Madrid Keep Title Race Alive, Valencia Relegation Fears

    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 30 days ago 8,089 reads 63 comments

  22. Arsenal vs. Watford: Winners and Losers from Premier League

    Arsenal waltzed to an impressive and straight-forward home win over Watford in the Premier League on Saturday, eventually triumphing 4-0...

    Karl Matchett Written by Karl Matchett about 1 month ago 8,107 reads 27 comments

  23. Barcelona vs. Real Madrid: Live Score, Highlights from El Clasico

    Camp Nou, La Liga Barcelona 1-2 Real Madrid (FT) Gerard Pique 55', Karim Benzema 62', Cristiano Ronaldo 85'. Sent off: Sergio Ramos (RMA) 83'...

    Karl Matchett Written by Karl Matchett about 1 month ago 55,185 reads 630 comments

  24. Arsenal vs. Watford: Live Score, Highlights from Premier League

    The Emirates, Premier League Arsenal 4-0 Watford (FT) Alexis Sanchez 4', Alex Iwobi 38', Hector Bellerin 48', Theo Walcott 88'...

    Karl Matchett Written by Karl Matchett about 1 month ago 9,904 reads 47 comments

  25. Ranking the Week's 20 Hottest Transfer Rumours with Pogba, Bellerin and Courtois

    Sorting through the transfer rumours of the week is often entertaining, but that apparently goes even more so when trying to wade through and pick some out on April Fool's day...

    Karl Matchett Written by Karl Matchett about 1 month ago 6,555 reads 8 comments