1. La Liga Team of the Week: Bale Saves Real Madrid Chase, Suarez Scores 4 Again

    Jornada 35 left La Liga clubs bunched together at the top and bottom of the table, with one point separating the trio of title challengers and the three sides fighting for survival...

    Karl Matchett Written by Karl Matchett about 2 months ago 3,223 reads 15 comments

  2. Why Filipe Luis Is Proving Chelsea Were Wrong Not to Give Him a Chance

    Filipe Luis was one of Atletico Madrid 's stars as they won La Liga in 2013/14 and reached the UEFA Champions League final before departing the Vicente Calderon for Chelsea that summer...

    Karl Matchett Written by Karl Matchett about 2 months ago 7,678 reads 42 comments

  3. La Liga Hangover: 1 Point to Glory at the Top; 1 Point from Doom at the Bottom

    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 2 months ago 8,303 reads 37 comments

  4. Barcelona vs. Sporting Gijon: Winners and Losers from La Liga

    Barcelona moved back to the top of La Liga thanks to a 6-0 home win over Sporting Gijon on Saturday night...

    Karl Matchett Written by Karl Matchett about 2 months ago 21,043 reads 116 comments

  5. Rayo Vallecano vs. Real Madrid: Winners and Losers from La Liga

    Real Madrid had to come from behind to beat Rayo Vallecano and move top of La Liga on Saturday, eventually running out 3-2 winners. Rayo 's fast start was rewarded with two goals in the opening quarter of an hour...

    Karl Matchett Written by Karl Matchett about 2 months ago 16,548 reads 112 comments

  6. Barcelona vs. Sporting Gijon: Live Score, Highlights from La Liga

    Camp Nou, La Liga Barcelona 6-0 Sporting Gijon (FT) Leo Messi 12', Luis Suarez 64' pen 74' pen 77' 88', Neymar pen 85'...

    Karl Matchett Written by Karl Matchett about 2 months ago 13,674 reads 211 comments

  7. Rayo Vallecano vs. Real Madrid: Live Score, Highlights from La Liga

    Vallecas, La Liga Rayo Vallecano 2-3 Real Madrid (FT) Adrian Embarba 7', Miku 14', Gareth Bale 35' 81', Lucas Vazquez 48'. Lineups: RAY - Juan Carlos, Tito, Quini, Amaya, Crespo, Trashorras, Jozabed, Pablo Hdz, Embarba, Bebe, Miku...

    Karl Matchett Written by Karl Matchett about 2 months ago 22,466 reads 254 comments

  8. Ranking the Week's 20 Hottest Transfer Rumours with Kane, Gundogan and Griezmann

    As the end of the season approaches for most European leagues, more transfer rumours continue to circulate as media connections dredge up potential moves come the summer...

    Karl Matchett Written by Karl Matchett about 2 months ago 26,891 reads 33 comments

  9. Ultimate Guide to La Liga Weekend: 3 League Leaders, a Single Day in Spain

    In the normal course of events, Spain's big three would win their matches this weekend. Real Madrid are away but to an out-of-form, relegation-threatened side who have the worst defensive record in La Liga...

    Karl Matchett Written by Karl Matchett about 2 months ago 9,208 reads 27 comments

  10. Atletico Madrid Still Need Big New Striker Signing Despite Fernando Torres' Form

    Atletico Madrid came through one of their hardest remaining fixtures of the season in La Liga on Wednesday night, beating Athletic Club at San Mames by 1-0 to keep the pressure on Barcelona and maintain their hopes of snatching the title...

    Karl Matchett Written by Karl Matchett about 2 months ago 3,269 reads 14 comments

  11. Manchester City Need Vincent Kompany Back to Top Form After Latest Injury Return

    Manchester City let another lead slip and failed to close ground on the top two in the Premier League on Tuesday night, having to settle for a 1-1 draw at relegation-threatened Newcastle United ...

    Karl Matchett Written by Karl Matchett about 2 months ago 1,780 reads 12 comments

  12. Athletic Bilbao vs. Atletico Madrid: Team News, Preview, Live Stream, TV Info

    Atletico Madrid have carved the title race wide open again in La Liga after making the most of Barcelona's recent slip-ups to close the gap at the top entirely...

    Karl Matchett Written by Karl Matchett about 2 months ago 5,930 reads 7 comments

  13. Newcastle vs. Manchester City: Winners and Losers from Premier League

    Newcastle United won a point in their battle against relegation as they held Manchester City to a 1-1 draw on Tuesday night at St James' Park...

    Karl Matchett Written by Karl Matchett about 2 months ago 6,929 reads 26 comments

  14. Newcastle vs. Manchester City: Live Score, Highlights from Premier League

    St. James' Park, Premier League Newcastle United 1-1 Manchester City (FT) Sergio Aguero 14', Vurnon Anita 31'. Lineups: NEW - Darlow, Anita, Mbemba, Lascelles, Dummett, Townsend, Tiote, Colback, Sissoko, Perez, Cisse...

    Karl Matchett Written by Karl Matchett about 2 months ago 9,255 reads 91 comments

  15. Comparing Antoine Griezmann's 2014/15 Stats to His 2015/16 Numbers

    Atletico Madrid are on the hunt for a memorable end to their season, level on points at the top of La Liga heading into the final few gameweeks and into the UEFA Champions League ...

    Karl Matchett Written by Karl Matchett about 2 months ago 5,361 reads 2 comments

  16. Premier League Team of the Week: Aguero, Dele Alli and Kevin De Bruyne All Shine

    Another exciting and enticing weekend in the Premier League saw Aston Villa officially relegated, the race at the top for the title close up somewhat and Arsenal manage to drop points from a winning position once again...

    Karl Matchett Written by Karl Matchett about 2 months ago 9,394 reads 15 comments

  17. Koke in Top Form Gives Atletico Madrid Chance of Liga, Champions League Double

    Against the odds, Atletico Madrid have done it: They made back up the ground on Barcelona at the top of the table and, with five Liga games remaining, are off top spot only on head-to-head ruling...

    Karl Matchett Written by Karl Matchett about 3 months ago 2,400 reads 8 comments

  18. Chelsea vs. Manchester City: Winners and Losers from Premier League

    Manchester City cruised to victory at Stamford Bridge on Saturday, beating Chelsea by a 3-0 scoreline. Both teams had early openings before City hit the first goal, with a counter-attack ...

    Karl Matchett Written by Karl Matchett about 3 months ago 9,909 reads 66 comments

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

    Real Madrid moved to within a point of leaders Barcelona and consigned relegation-threatened Getafe to another defeat with a 5-1 result on Saturday in La Liga...

    Karl Matchett Written by Karl Matchett about 3 months ago 10,931 reads 63 comments

  20. Chelsea vs. Manchester City: Live Score, Highlights from Premier League

    Stamford Bridge, Premier League Chelsea 0-3 Manchester City Sergio Aguero 33' 54' pen 81' Thibaut Courtois (CHE) sent off 80' Lineups: CHE: Courtois; Azpilicueta, ...

    Karl Matchett Written by Karl Matchett about 3 months ago 9,987 reads 117 comments

  21. Getafe vs. Real Madrid: Live Score, Highlights from La Liga

    Coliseum Alfonso Perez, La Liga Getafe 1-5 Real Madrid (FT) Karim Benzema 29', Isco 39', Gareth Bale 47', Pablo Sarabia 84', James Rodriguez 87', Cristiano Ronaldo 90'...

    Karl Matchett Written by Karl Matchett about 3 months ago 10,984 reads 84 comments

  22. Ranking the Week's 20 Hottest Transfer Rumours with Bazoer, Sergio Ramos and Ibe

    European action saw a bit of a dip in the transfer rumour mill earlier on in the week, but as soon as certain teams crashed out of the continental tournaments, there were plenty of ...

    Karl Matchett Written by Karl Matchett about 3 months ago 20,479 reads 20 comments

  23. Ultimate Guide to La Liga Weekend: Atletico and Real Madrid on the Title Hunt

    A month ago, the title was done in La Liga, with Barcelona seven points clear and on an unbeaten run stretching back to October, and nobody was ready to consider an alternative scenario...

    Karl Matchett Written by Karl Matchett about 3 months ago 4,452 reads 31 comments

  24. Luis Enrique's Decision-Making Has Led to Barcelona's Late-Season Decline

    Barcelona's exit from the UEFA Champions League at the hands of domestic rivals Atletico Madrid means that Europe's top competition will once again not be retained by the ...

    Karl Matchett Written by Karl Matchett about 3 months ago 16,649 reads 101 comments

  25. Filipe Luis and Juanfran Embody How Atletico Madrid Could Win Champions League

    Atletico Madrid overturned a first-leg deficit to beat Barcelona in the UEFA Champions League quarter-final on Wednesday, scoring twice through Antoine Griezmann to win 2-0 on the night and 3-2 on aggregate...

    Karl Matchett Written by Karl Matchett about 3 months ago 4,862 reads 11 comments