1. Atletico Madrid Mustn't Panic-Buy in January Transfer Window After Malaga Defeat

    Atletico Madrid missed the chance to go top of La Liga on Sunday evening when they lost 1-0 at Malaga thanks to a late Diego Godin own goal in a hard-fought and scrappy fixture...

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  2. La Liga Hangover: Another Decima for Real Madrid, Opportunity Lost for Atletico

    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 1 month ago 8,219 reads 33 comments

  3. Hannover vs. Bayern Munich: Winners and Losers from Bundesliga Game

    Bayern Munich continued their progress at the top of the German Bundesliga as they won 1-0 at Hannover 96 on Saturday, ensuring they remain in first place over the winter break...

    Karl Matchett Written by Karl Matchett about 1 month ago 4,788 reads 6 comments

  4. Hannover vs. Bayern Munich: Live Score, Highlights from Bundesliga Game

    HDI-Arena, Bundesliga Hannover 0-1 Bayer Munich (FT) Thomas Muller pen 39'. Lineups: HAN— Zieler, Albornoz, Schulz, Marcelo, Sakai, Sané, Schmiedebach, Prib, Andreasen, Karaman, Erdinc...

    Karl Matchett Written by Karl Matchett about 1 month ago 2,613 reads 10 comments

  5. Ranking the Week's 20 Hottest Transfer Rumours with Dybala, Kroos and Iturbe

    The approaching weekend brings with it another host of fixtures to get excited over, but also a weekend's worth of glossing over transfer rumour columns to see which positions need to be filled in January at each club...

    Karl Matchett Written by Karl Matchett about 1 month ago 13,059 reads 8 comments

  6. Ultimate Guide to La Liga Weekend: Benitez Under Pressure and El Derbi Sevillano

    With Barcelona not in action in La Liga this weekend as they take part in the FIFA Club World Cup in Japan instead, there is a chance for the Madrid clubs to get points on the board ahead of the Catalan side's return to action...

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  7. Should Atletico Madrid Stick or Twist with Striker Fernando Torres?

    Atletico Madrid 's excellent season to date has relied heavily on their defensive resilience as usual, but it has also shown an inclination to move toward a more aggressive manner of attacking in the final third...

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  8. Real Madrid Job Is Zinedine Zidane's Destiny, but He Should Stay Away for Now

    Almost from the time he first set foot through the doors at the Santiago Bernabeu , Real Madrid manager Rafael Benitez has been met with distrust and opposition...

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  9. Barcelona vs. Guangzhou Evergrande: Winners and Losers from FIFA Club World Cup

    Barcelona booked their spot in the FIFA Club World Cup final by seeing off Guangzhou Evergrande 3-0 in their semi-final...

    Karl Matchett Written by Karl Matchett about 1 month ago 9,417 reads 38 comments

  10. Barcelona vs Guangzhou Evergrande: Live Score, Highlights at FIFA Club World Cup

    FIFA Club World Cup, Nissan Stadium Barcelona 3-0 Guangzhou Evergrande (FT) Luis Suarez 39', 50', pen 66'. Lineups: FCB—Bravo; Alves, Pique, Mascherano, Alba; Busquets, Rakitic, Iniesta; Sergi Roberto, Suarez, Munir...

    Karl Matchett Written by Karl Matchett about 1 month ago 9,723 reads 79 comments

  11. Scouting Atletico Madrid Transfer Target Pedro Mosquera

    With the January transfer window quickly approaching, many of Europe's clubs are considering their options for the new year and looking to bring in reinforcements , boosting their chances of achieving their respective aims for the campaign ...

    Karl Matchett Written by Karl Matchett about 1 month ago 1,653 reads 2 comments

  12. La Liga Player Rankings: Atleti, Barcelona Dominate Top Spots but Busquets Drops

    Jornada 15 in La Liga saw Atletico Madrid close the gap on Barcelona and join their title rivals at the top of the table, with Real Madrid now five points off the pace after their weekend defeat...

    Karl Matchett Written by Karl Matchett about 1 month ago 8,178 reads 33 comments

  13. La Liga Team of the Week: Villarreal Trio Star in Win over Real Madrid

    Jornada 15 brought a few surprise results and saw Atletico Madrid go joint top, with both Barcelona and Real Madrid underperforming as they failed to win...

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  14. Atletico Madrid Will Be Delighted with Perfect Champions League Draw vs. PSV

    The draw for the UEFA Champions League round of 16 was made on Monday and Spanish Liga side Atletico Madrid saw their name paired with Eredivisie champions PSV Eindhoven ...

    Karl Matchett Written by Karl Matchett about 1 month ago 2,208 reads 6 comments

  15. Europa League 2016 Round-of-32 Draw: Winners and Losers

    The draw for the first knockout stage of the UEFA Europa League took place on Monday, with the round of 32 set for some intriguing clashes once competitive action in continental football gets underway again in February...

    Karl Matchett Written by Karl Matchett about 1 month ago 18,156 reads 38 comments

  16. La Liga Hangover: Barcelona and Depor Go Back to the Future, Atletico Title Talk

    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 1 month ago 2,696 reads 16 comments

  17. Europa League 2016 Round-of-32 Draw: Live Results, Highlights and Reaction

    UEFA Europa League draw, round of 32 Valencia vs. Rapid Wien Fiorentina vs. Tottenham Hotspur Borussia Dortmund vs. FC Porto Fenerbahce vs. Lokomotiv Moscow Anderlecht vs...

    Karl Matchett Written by Karl Matchett about 1 month ago 11,094 reads 54 comments

  18. Champions League 2015/16 Last-16 Draw: Live Results, Highlights and Reaction

    UEFA champions League round of 16 draw KAA Gent vs. VfL Wolfsburg AS Roma vs. Real Madrid Paris Saint-Germain vs. Chelsea Arsenal vs. Barcelona Juventus vs. Bayern Munich PSV Eindhoven vs...

    Karl Matchett Written by Karl Matchett about 1 month ago 15,697 reads 88 comments

  19. Euro 2016 Draw: Winners and Losers from Paris Event

    The draw for the 2016 UEFA European Championship took place on Saturday afternoon, sorting the 24 qualified nations into six different groups...

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  20. Barcelona vs. Deportivo La Coruna: Winners and Losers from La Liga

    Barcelona drew a second successive game in La Liga as they let a two-goal lead slip and only managed a 2-2 draw at home against Deportivo La Coruna on Saturday...

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  21. Euro 2016 Draw: Live Results, Highlights and Reaction from Paris Event

    2016 UEFA European Championship draw Ten venues, 24 nations—Euro 2016. Follow the draw with us here! Group A: France, Romania, Albania, Switzerland B: England, ...

    Karl Matchett Written by Karl Matchett about 1 month ago 14,835 reads 68 comments

  22. Barcelona vs. Deportivo La Coruna: Live Score, Highlights from La Liga

    Camp Nou, La Liga Barcelona 2-2 Deportivo La Coruna (FT) Lionel Messi 38', Ivan Rakitic 61', Lucas Perez 76', Alex Bergantinos 85'...

    Karl Matchett Written by Karl Matchett about 1 month ago 12,523 reads 186 comments

  23. Ranking the Week's 20 Hottest Transfer Rumours with Stones, Rooney, Bale, Moura

    The end of the week brings with it, as always, our roundup of the biggest and latest transfer news stories going around the world of football...

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  24. Ultimate Guide to La Liga Weekend: Tough Games for Barcelona, Real and Atletico

    Back to La Liga after Champions League action, and there are two particularly notable talking points in Spain's top flight this weekend...

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  25. Atletico Madrid Must Resist Chelsea Move to Swap Antoine Griezmann, Diego Costa

    It's rarely a surprise these days to see Atletico Madrid 's top stars being linked with big-money moves away; after several years challenging Europe's top teams for major trophies, ...

    Karl Matchett Written by Karl Matchett about 1 month ago 6,677 reads 31 comments