1. Diego Costa, Cesc Fabregas Torment Arsenal; Chelsea Win Midfield Tactical Battle

    Chelsea picked up a merited and impressive 1-0 win over Arsenal in the Premier League at the Emirates Stadium on Sunday afternoon, denying the Gunners a chance to move back to the top of the table in the process...

    Karl Matchett Written by Karl Matchett about 3 months ago 13,471 reads 102 comments

  2. Juventus vs. AS Roma: Live Score, Highlights from Serie a

    J Stadium, Serie A Juventus 1-0 AS Roma (FT) Paulo Dybala 76'. Lineups: JUV— Buffon, Barzagli, Bonucci, Chiellini, Lichtsteiner, Khedira, Marchisio, Pogba, Evra, Mandzukic, Dybala...

    Karl Matchett Written by Karl Matchett about 3 months ago 6,890 reads 14 comments

  3. Arsenal vs. Chelsea: Live Score, Highlights from Premier League London Derby

    Emirates Stadium, Premier League Arsenal 0-1 Chelsea (FT) Diego Costa 22'. Sent off: Per Mertesacker (ARS) 18'. Lineups: ARS—Cech; Bellerin, Mertesacker, Koscielny, Monreal; Flamini, Ramsey; Walcott, Ozil, Campbell; Giroud...

    Karl Matchett Written by Karl Matchett about 3 months ago 25,491 reads 287 comments

  4. Ranking the Week's 20 Hottest Transfer Rumours with Matic, Teixeira, Ronaldinho

    As the closure of the January transfer window draws closer, the rumour mill can be expected to crank into top gear, with teams sure to be giving hefty consideration to signing a new player or two to help them achieve their ambitions for the season...

    Karl Matchett Written by Karl Matchett about 3 months ago 38,479 reads 21 comments

  5. Ultimate Guide to La Liga Weekend: Top-3 Consistency and Highlighting Defenders

    Consistency: It's arguably the key word in football, in terms of successful seasons, but it's one of the most difficult aspects for a team to come by...

    Karl Matchett Written by Karl Matchett about 3 months ago 3,866 reads 28 comments

  6. Vicente del Bosque Must Consider Diego Costa Alternatives for Spain at Euro 2016

    Just four months from now, once La Liga is over and with the Champions League final looming large, thoughts will already be turning to June and the UEFA European Championships, held ...

    Karl Matchett Written by Karl Matchett about 3 months ago 2,895 reads 13 comments

  7. Dani Alves' Place at Barcelona Again Under Pressure After Costly Copa Errors

    Barcelona took a big step toward yet another Copa del Rey last-four appearance on Wednesday night, as they beat Athletic Club 2-1 away from home to set up a second leg at ...

    Karl Matchett Written by Karl Matchett about 3 months ago 12,459 reads 48 comments

  8. 3 Targets for Atletico Madrid to Hit in 2016

    Atletico Madrid have had an extremely satisfactory first half of the 2015-16 season, but they know much work still lies ahead if the campaign is to be considered a success...

    Karl Matchett Written by Karl Matchett about 3 months ago 921 reads 5 comments

  9. Athletic Bilbao vs. Barcelona: Winners and Losers from Copa Del Rey

    Barcelona put themselves in the driving seat for a Copa del Rey semi-final spot with a 2-1 first-leg win over Athletic Club on Wednesday night...

    Karl Matchett Written by Karl Matchett about 3 months ago 15,444 reads 59 comments

  10. Athletic Bilbao vs. Barcelona: Live Score, Highlights from Copa Del Rey

    San Mames, Copa del Rey quarter-final first leg Athletic Club 1-2 Barcelona (FT) Munir 17', Neymar 25', Aritz Aduriz 88'...

    Karl Matchett Written by Karl Matchett about 3 months ago 17,860 reads 145 comments

  11. La Liga Player Rankings: Suarez and Benzema Rise, Messi, Modric and Saul Drop

    Our player rankings for La Liga is back, updated after another round of big-scoring games and with a first change at the top in several weeks...

    Karl Matchett Written by Karl Matchett about 3 months ago 11,781 reads 35 comments

  12. Celta Vigo vs. Atletico Madrid: Team News, Predicted Lineups, Stream, TV Info

    Atletico Madrid and Celta Vigo is a thrice-recurring fixture in the space of just 17 days in Spain, with the two sides already having met in La Liga and now facing off over two legs in the Copa del Rey quarter-finals...

    Karl Matchett Written by Karl Matchett about 3 months ago 4,651 reads 4 comments

  13. La Liga Team of the Week: Barcelona, Real Madrid Stars Dominate After Big Wins

    The team of the week is an opportunity for every player in La Liga to have their talents showcased from the past weekend and, usually, we see an enjoyable mix of the top names, consistently ...

    Karl Matchett Written by Karl Matchett about 3 months ago 11,570 reads 42 comments

  14. Scouting Atletico Madrid Transfer Target Youri Tielemans

    Atletico Madrid 's impending transfer ban has unsurprisingly seen transfer rumours with La Liga's table-toppers increase of late, with the expectation that they will sign one or two more this window...

    Karl Matchett Written by Karl Matchett about 3 months ago 1,782 reads 4 comments

  15. 5 Key Remaining Fixtures in Atletico Madrid's Liga Title Quest

    Atletico Madrid topped La Liga at the midway stage and, having won again on Sunday to take their recent run to four successive league victories, remain first in Spain's top flight with genuine hopes of winning the title once again...

    Karl Matchett Written by Karl Matchett about 3 months ago 1,230 reads 7 comments

  16. La Liga Hangover: Star Forwards Continue to Deliver, Neville Still Needs a Win

    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 5,667 reads 12 comments

  17. Manchester City vs. Crystal Palace: Winners and Losers from Premier League

    Manchester City bounced back to the top of the Premier League, at least for a couple of hours, with a resounding 4-0 win over a poor Crystal Palace outfit...

    Karl Matchett Written by Karl Matchett about 4 months ago 5,898 reads 24 comments

  18. Tottenham vs. Sunderland: Winners and Losers from Premier League

    Tottenham Hotspur consolidated their top-four position in the Premier League with a big 4-1 win over a defensive Sunderland side on Saturday...

    Karl Matchett Written by Karl Matchett about 4 months ago 6,264 reads 13 comments

  19. Manchester City vs. Crystal Palace: Live Score, Highlights from Premier League

    Etihad Stadium, Premier League Manchester City 4-0 Crystal Palace (FT) Fabian Delph 22', Sergio Aguero 41' 68', David Silva 83'...

    Karl Matchett Written by Karl Matchett about 4 months ago 5,723 reads 38 comments

  20. Tottenham vs. Sunderland: Live Score, Highlights from Premier League

    White Hart Lane, Premier League Tottenham Hotspur 4-1 Sunderland (FT) Patrick van Aanholt 40', Lee Cattermole OG 41', Mousa Dembele 59', Christian Eriksen 66', Harry Kane pen 79'...

    Karl Matchett Written by Karl Matchett about 4 months ago 5,658 reads 7 comments

  21. Ranking the Week's 20 Hottest Transfer Rumours with Kroos, Neymar and Messi

    The January transfer window has already seen plenty of deals go through, with the likes of Augusto Fernandez, Jonjo Shelvey and Henri Saivet all joining new clubs—while further ...

    Karl Matchett Written by Karl Matchett about 4 months ago 8,789 reads 2 comments

  22. Ultimate Guide to La Liga Weekend: Transfer Bans Lead into 2nd Half of Season

    The second half of the season is upon us in La Liga and, instead of starting with renewed vigour, optimism and the odd new face, we head into it with the news that Atletico Madrid and Real Madrid have been handed transfer bans by FIFA ...

    Karl Matchett Written by Karl Matchett about 4 months ago 3,459 reads 21 comments

  23. Atletico Madrid Squad Better Prepared Than Real Madrid to Beat FIFA Transfer Ban

    The not-so-shocking news of Real Madrid and Atletico Madrid receiving transfer bans from FIFA, akin to Barcelona's ban in 2014, was finally confirmed on Thursday...

    Karl Matchett Written by Karl Matchett about 4 months ago 7,781 reads 14 comments

  24. Munir Copa Goals Come Too Late for Impact at Barcelona with Nolito Loan Close

    Barcelona cruised through to the next round of the Copa del Rey with a 2-0 win over derby rivals Espanyol on Wednesday night, giving Luis Enrique's men a 6-1 victory on aggregate...

    Karl Matchett Written by Karl Matchett about 4 months ago 10,644 reads 27 comments

  25. Espanyol vs. Barcelona: Winners and Losers from Copa del Rey

    Barcelona strode through to the next round of the Copa del Rey as they beat Espanyol 2-0 at Estadi Cornella -El Prat for a 6-1 aggregate victory...

    Karl Matchett Written by Karl Matchett about 4 months ago 8,605 reads 33 comments