1. Ultimate Guide to La Liga Weekend: Awaiting Real Madrid's Big Response

    Nobody at the Santiago Bernabeu needs any reminding of what happened almost a week ago, with the fallout from El Clasico still fresh in players', fans' and indeed Rafa Benitez's mind...

    Karl Matchett Written by Karl Matchett about 2 months ago 5,743 reads 27 comments

  2. Isco Needs More Consistency to Be Considered Undroppable Real Madrid Galactico

    Real Madrid possess one of Spain's top younger talents in playmaker Isco , but the former Malaga man hasn't quite been able to elevate himself into the echelon of undroppable attackers ...

    Karl Matchett Written by Karl Matchett about 2 months ago 3,937 reads 35 comments

  3. Atletico Madrid Have Form and Depth to Challenge Anyone in the Champions League

    A 2-0 win in the Vicente Calderon on Tuesday was enough for Atletico Madrid to seal their place in the UEFA Champions League knockout phase, beating Galatasaray for the second ...

    Karl Matchett Written by Karl Matchett about 2 months ago 1,196 reads 9 comments

  4. La Liga Player Rankings: Barcelona Stars Dominate, Yannick Carrasco into Top 20

    Jornada 12 in La Liga was a memorable one—not necessarily in a good way for all fans, though. Barcelona dominated El Clasico , Deportivo La Coruna won the Galician ...

    Karl Matchett Written by Karl Matchett about 2 months ago 9,603 reads 18 comments

  5. Barcelona vs. AS Roma: Winners and Losers from Champions League

    Barcelona progressed to the knockout phase of the UEFA Champions League on Tuesday with a resounding 6-1 win over AS Roma...

    Karl Matchett Written by Karl Matchett about 2 months ago 18,159 reads 97 comments

  6. Barcelona vs. AS Roma: Live Score, Highlights from Champions League

    Camp Nou, UEFA Champions League Barcelona 6-1 AS Roma (FT) Luis Suarez 14' 43', Lionel Messi 17' 59', Gerard Pique 57', Adriano 76', Dzeko 90'. —Neymar missed pen 75', Dzeko missed pen 82'...

    Karl Matchett Written by Karl Matchett about 2 months ago 18,777 reads 160 comments

  7. Atletico Madrid vs. Galatasaray: Team News, Predicted Lineups, Stream, TV Info

    Atletico Madrid head into their final home Champions League match in Group C on Wednesday night, knowing they need only avoid defeat to seal progression in the competition once again...

    Karl Matchett Written by Karl Matchett about 2 months ago 4,261 reads 4 comments

  8. La Liga Team of the Week: Barcelona Quartet Dominate After El Clasico Thrashing

    Jornada 12 in La Liga saw Barcelona swat aside Real Madrid with contemptuous ease, so it's no surprise to see a number of players from the Catalan side make up our team of the week this time out...

    Karl Matchett Written by Karl Matchett about 2 months ago 7,001 reads 23 comments

  9. La Liga Hangover: Heavy Heads All Round After El Clasico and Diego Godin's Clash

    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 Spanish football's top flight's most recent weekend of action...

    Karl Matchett Written by Karl Matchett about 3 months ago 8,809 reads 33 comments

  10. Atletico Madrid Must Show Clinical Edge to Challenge Barcelona for La Liga Title

    Atletico Madrid moved into second place in La Liga with a 1-0 win over Real Betis on Sunday evening, taking the points thanks to an early goal from Koke...

    Karl Matchett Written by Karl Matchett about 3 months ago 2,076 reads 4 comments

  11. Real Madrid vs. Barcelona: Winners and Losers from El Clasico

    Barcelona silenced the Santiago Bernabeu as they recorded a 4-0 win over hosts Real Madrid in El Clasico on Saturday evening...

    Karl Matchett Written by Karl Matchett about 3 months ago 38,340 reads 395 comments

  12. Chelsea vs. Norwich City: Winners and Losers from Premier League Game

    Chelsea got back to winning ways against Norwich City in the Premier League on Saturday, taking a 1-0 victory at Stamford Bridge...

    Karl Matchett Written by Karl Matchett about 3 months ago 8,446 reads 32 comments

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

    Santiago Bernabeu, La Liga Real Madrid 0-4 Barcelona (FT) Luis Suarez 10' 74', Neymar 38', Andres Iniesta 53'. Isco sent-off (RMA) 84'...

    Karl Matchett Written by Karl Matchett about 3 months ago 67,638 reads 803 comments

  14. Chelsea vs. Norwich City: Live Score, Highlights from Premier League Game

    Stamford Bridge, Premier League Chelsea 1-0 Norwich City (FT) Diego Costa 63'. Lineups: CHE—Begovic; Ivanovic, Zouma, Terry, Kenedy; Matic, Cesc; Pedro, Willian, Hazard; Costa...

    Karl Matchett Written by Karl Matchett about 3 months ago 9,490 reads 100 comments

  15. Ranking the Week's 20 Hottest Transfer Rumours with Aubameyang, Morata, Neymar

    The international break brought with it plenty of incident on and off the field, but while domestic games were off the cards, the newspaper columns continued to churn out transfer rumours throughout...

    Karl Matchett Written by Karl Matchett about 3 months ago 10,537 reads 13 comments

  16. Ultimate Guide to La Liga Weekend: Injuries, Expectation and Keys to El Clasico

    Internationals: Done. La Liga back: Check. Big fixture to look forward to: Oh yes. El Clasico is on our doorstep once more, as Real Madrid prepare to host Barcelona at the Santiago ...

    Karl Matchett Written by Karl Matchett about 3 months ago 3,890 reads 35 comments

  17. Real Madrid Need Cristiano Ronaldo, Gareth Bale to Work Together to Win Clasico

    La Liga returns after the international break in the best possible way on Saturday: El Clasico at the Santiago Bernabeu...

    Karl Matchett Written by Karl Matchett about 3 months ago 3,640 reads 31 comments

  18. Ranking Atletico Madrid's Attacking Options on Their Goalscoring Threat

    Atletico Madrid 's attacking half of the squad got an overhaul in the summer, with three big-money arrivals and a few younger faces becoming part of the first-team scene having been on loan last year...

    Karl Matchett Written by Karl Matchett about 3 months ago 1,280 reads 3 comments

  19. Real Madrid vs. Barcelona: 10 Recent Clasico Legends Who Have Now Moved On

    The international break is just about over, and all eyes are turning back toward domestic football this weekend—and that means just one fixture: El Clasico ...

    Karl Matchett Written by Karl Matchett about 3 months ago 10,835 reads 20 comments

  20. Jackson Martinez Must Improve Fast to Spearhead Atletico Madrid Title Challenge

    Jackson Martinez joined Atletico Madrid in the summer as one of their most expensive signings in history, but the Colombia international hasn't yet made the transition from Liga NOS to La Liga a smooth one...

    Karl Matchett Written by Karl Matchett about 3 months ago 805 reads 7 comments

  21. Italy vs. Romania: Winners and Losers from International Friendly

    Italy and Romania played out a friendly in Bologna on Tuesday night that ended in a 2-2 draw. A mix-up in the Italy defence saw Bogdan Stancu pounce to score from the edge of the ...

    Karl Matchett Written by Karl Matchett about 3 months ago 2,991 reads 8 comments

  22. Italy vs. Romania: Live Score, Highlights for International Friendly

    Bologna, international friendly Italy 2-2 Romania (FT) Bogdan Stancu 7', Claudio Marchisio pen 55', Manolo Gabbiadini 65', Florin Andone 87'...

    Karl Matchett Written by Karl Matchett about 3 months ago 7,332 reads 8 comments

  23. Why Yannick Carrasco Is a Pivotal Attacking Cog for Atletico Madrid

    Belgian winger Yannick Carrasco arrived at Atletico Madrid from AS Monaco in the summer as a replacement for the outgoing Arda Turan, but he had to bide his time before making an impact for his new club...

    Karl Matchett Written by Karl Matchett about 3 months ago 1,102 reads 1 comments

  24. Analysing Atletico Madrid's Defensive Structure Under Diego Simeone

    Atletico Madrid have become known as one of the sides around Europe most capable of challenging for major honours each season and for having extremely capable players, with a style of play immediately identifiable...

    Karl Matchett Written by Karl Matchett about 3 months ago 1,125 reads 6 comments

  25. Belgium vs. Italy: Winners and Losers from International Friendly

    Belgium recovered from conceding an early goal at home to Italy to eventually run out 3-1 winners in their international friendly on Friday night...

    Karl Matchett Written by Karl Matchett about 3 months ago 3,974 reads 5 comments