1. La Liga Under-23 Team of the Season

    La Liga has finally come to an end, with Barcelona lifting the title and Levante, Getafe and Rayo Vallecano making the drop into La Segunda...

    Karl Matchett Written by Karl Matchett about 4 months ago 7,661 reads 34 comments

  2. La Liga Hangover: Barcelona Champions, Sporting Safe, Liga Fantastic

    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 4 months ago 4,791 reads 37 comments

  3. Power Ranking Every Atletico Madrid Player from the 2015/16 La Liga Season

    Atletico Madrid 's excellent campaign in La Liga came to an end on Saturday with a 2-0 home win over Celta Vigo . The result confirmed a third-place finish, just three points off title winners Barcelona following an exciting close to the year...

    Karl Matchett Written by Karl Matchett about 4 months ago 2,734 reads 7 comments

  4. Deportivo vs. Real Madrid: Winners and Losers from La Liga

    Real Madrid ended the Liga season with a 2-0 win at Deportivo La Coruna, but it wasn't enough to take the title as Barcelona won their game at the same time...

    Karl Matchett Written by Karl Matchett about 4 months ago 13,608 reads 80 comments

  5. Deportivo vs. Real Madrid: Live Score, Highlights from La Liga

    Riazor, La Liga Deportivo La Coruna 0-2 Real Madrid (FT) Cristiano Ronaldo 7' 25'. Lineups: DEP—Pletikosa; Manuel Pablo, Arribas, Sidnei, Navarro; Cartabia, Mosquera, Bergantinos, Fajr; Luis Alberto, Lucas...

    Karl Matchett Written by Karl Matchett about 4 months ago 12,786 reads 176 comments

  6. Ranking the Week's 20 Hottest Transfer Rumours with Cesc, Gotze and Musacchio

    The final week before the closure of some of Europe's big leagues has been a hectic one, with games in hand being played, managers' futures being sorted out and plenty of transfer talk already under way...

    Karl Matchett Written by Karl Matchett about 5 months ago 31,023 reads 22 comments

  7. Ultimate Guide to La Liga Weekend: Final Day to Settle Title Race and Relegation

    Nine months of hard work, fast playing, exciting action and frustrating losses of form—and it all comes down to this...

    Karl Matchett Written by Karl Matchett about 5 months ago 9,916 reads 11 comments

  8. Barcelona Must Sign 4 Players in Summer to Make Renewed Treble Push Next Season

    Too much is never enough, or so they say. That's perhaps the case for Barcelona of late, as inquisitions and blame games started up over the last month or so as they failed to retain ...

    Karl Matchett Written by Karl Matchett about 5 months ago 38,382 reads 44 comments

  9. Atletico Madrid Should Loan Out, but Not Lose Faith In, Oliver Torres and Vietto

    Atletico Madrid will likely invest heavily in their first team once again this summer, looking to add a couple of quality players in key areas to a side that has pushed for both La Liga and the UEFA Champions League this season...

    Karl Matchett Written by Karl Matchett about 5 months ago 2,695 reads 10 comments

  10. Why Saul Niguez Is the 1 Player Atletico Madrid Can't Afford to Lose This Summer

    Atletico Madrid 's success under manager Diego Simeone has inevitably meant that they have had to fend off bids for their best players most summers, with the likes of Diego Costa, David de Gea and Arda Turan all moving on recently...

    Karl Matchett Written by Karl Matchett about 5 months ago 1,807 reads 7 comments

  11. La Liga Player Rankings: Suarez and Ronaldo Fly Up, Gabi and Modric Drop

    The penultimate round of fixtures in La Liga saw Barcelona take another step to retaining the title and Atletico Madrid fall out of the running to win it, leaving only Real Madrid capable of snatching it on the last day...

    Karl Matchett Written by Karl Matchett about 5 months ago 18,274 reads 37 comments

  12. La Liga Team of the Week: Ronaldo, Messi and Suarez in All-Star Attack

    Two big issues remain in La Liga: the title destination and who gets relegated. Two teams removed themselves from those equations this weekend, with Atletico Madrid losing and ...

    Karl Matchett Written by Karl Matchett about 5 months ago 6,984 reads 15 comments

  13. Has Yannick Carrasco Lived Up to His €20 Million Price Tag?

    Atletico Madrid were busy in the transfer market last summer. They bought and sold a significant number of players, altering the makeup of their first team in terms of both star ...

    Karl Matchett Written by Karl Matchett about 5 months ago 4,263 reads 8 comments

  14. La Liga Hangover: Granada Safe Means Barcelona Almost Have Their Title Sewn Up

    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 5 months ago 12,621 reads 65 comments

  15. Defeat in Title Race Can Spur Atletico Madrid on to Winning Champions League

    A 2-1 defeat to bottom club Levante on Sunday ended Atletico Madrid 's hopes of a final-day title win in La Liga, seeing them slip three points behind Barcelona on the penultimate day of the campaign...

    Karl Matchett Written by Karl Matchett about 5 months ago 3,426 reads 14 comments

  16. Leicester vs. Everton: Winners and Losers from Premier League

    Leicester City celebrated their Premier League title win on Saturday after hammering Everton, 3-1, which could have easily been worse...

    Karl Matchett Written by Karl Matchett about 5 months ago 13,931 reads 35 comments

  17. Norwich vs. Manchester United: Winners and Losers from Premier League

    Norwich City remain in the Premier League relegation zone after losing, 1-0, at home to Manchester United on Saturday...

    Karl Matchett Written by Karl Matchett about 5 months ago 5,681 reads 28 comments

  18. Leicester vs. Everton: Live Score, Highlights from Premier League

    KP Stadium, Premier League Leicester City 3-1 Everton Jamie Vardy 5' pen 64', Andy King 33', Kevin Mirallas 87'. —Jamie Vardy missed pen 71'...

    Karl Matchett Written by Karl Matchett about 5 months ago 8,829 reads 40 comments

  19. Norwich vs. Manchester United: Live Score, Highlights from Premier League

    Carrow Road, Premier League Norwich City 0-1 Manchester United (FT) Juan Mata 72'. Lineups: NOR - Ruddy, Pinto, Martin, Bassong, Olsson, Redmond, Howson, O'Neil, Brady, Hoolahan, Jerome...

    Karl Matchett Written by Karl Matchett about 5 months ago 9,887 reads 107 comments

  20. Ultimate Guide to La Liga Weekend: Barca's Derby and Gareth Bale Looking for 20

    The penultimate weekend of La Liga brings a couple of potentially fiery clashes with it, especially at the top end of the table where a win is everything, and a draw or defeat will essentially have season-ending consequences...

    Karl Matchett Written by Karl Matchett about 5 months ago 4,842 reads 20 comments

  21. Ranking the Week's 20 Hottest Transfer Rumours with Higuain, Icardi and Hazard

    With just a couple of weeks to go in Europe's top leagues, the transfer rumour mills are cranking into overdrive as teams look to get a head start on their summer plans, knowing that ...

    Karl Matchett Written by Karl Matchett about 5 months ago 8,214 reads 8 comments

  22. Liverpool vs. Villarreal: Winners and Losers from Europa League

    Liverpool beat Basel 3-0 on Thursday night to win their UEFA Europa League semi-final, 3-1 on aggregate. The home side got off to the perfect start with a goal inside the opening ...

    Karl Matchett Written by Karl Matchett about 5 months ago 17,434 reads 102 comments

  23. Liverpool vs. Villarreal: Live Score, Highlights from Europa League

    Anfield, UEFA Europa League semi-final second leg Liverpool 3-0 Villarreal (agg 3-1) (FT) Bruno own goal 8', Daniel Sturridge 62', Adam Lallana 80'...

    Karl Matchett Written by Karl Matchett about 5 months ago 17,534 reads 169 comments

  24. Zidane Hasn't Improved Real Enough to Beat Atletico in Champions League Final

    And still it goes on. Heading into the final weeks of the season, none of Europe's finest have managed to knock a Spanish team out of either the UEFA Champions League or UEFA Europa League...

    Karl Matchett Written by Karl Matchett about 5 months ago 9,759 reads 109 comments

  25. La Liga Player Rankings: Antoine Griezmann and Gareth Bale Surge Up the Charts

    Barcelona, Real Madrid and Atletico Madrid all won in La Liga over the weekend to leave the race for the title still finely poised, but Levante were relegated after losing two late goals in the 3-1 defeat to Malaga on Monday night...

    Karl Matchett Written by Karl Matchett about 5 months ago 7,225 reads 15 comments