1. Ultimate Guide to La Liga Weekend: Bale's Return and No Room for Atletico Errors

    Barcelona's tough run of games is fast coming up. Saturday should bring a routine home three points against a woeful Getafe side, and Luis Enrique must privately suspect that even ...

    Karl Matchett Written by Karl Matchett about 4 months ago 6,033 reads 10 comments

  2. Neymar Should Be Picked to Play Copa America with Brazil over 2016 Rio Olympics

    Neymar made the headlines once again in world football last week despite the fact he didn't actually set foot on a pitch over the weekend...

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  3. Why Diego Godin Will Spend 3 More Seasons at Atletico Madrid

    Diego Godin has been one of the foundations that Atletico Madrid 's success over the last few years has been founded on, with the Uruguayan central defender long established as one ...

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  4. New Gabi Contract Means Atletico Madrid Should Look to Offload Tiago Instead

    Atletico Madrid still have plenty to play for this season, going strongly in the UEFA Champions League and sat in second place in La Liga, but the quest to be ready for next campaign has already begun...

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  5. La Liga Player Rankings: Ronaldo, Messi on the Rise After Latest Goal Exploits

    A midweek round of fixtures was quickly followed by Jornada 28's weekend clashes, making for plenty of movement in La Liga's table—and in our form guide...

    Karl Matchett Written by Karl Matchett about 4 months ago 9,809 reads 40 comments

  6. Real Madrid vs. Roma: Winners and Losers from Champions League

    Real Madrid moved through to the last eight of the UEFA Champions League with a 2-0 home win over AS Roma, giving them a 4-0 aggregate victory...

    Karl Matchett Written by Karl Matchett about 4 months ago 9,620 reads 42 comments

  7. Real Madrid vs. Roma: Live Score, Highlights from Champions League

    Santiago Bernabeu, UEFA Champions League last 16, second leg Real Madrid 2-0 AS Roma (agg 4-0) (FT) Cristiano Ronaldo 63', James Rodriguez 67'...

    Karl Matchett Written by Karl Matchett about 4 months ago 15,118 reads 218 comments

  8. Why Carrasco Will Be Atletico Madrid's Player to Watch in Final Weeks of Season

    Atletico Madrid have won three in a row in La Liga to keep on the coattails of Barcelona, still sitting eight points off the leaders but in place to pounce if the Catalan side slip in the final 10 games of the campaign...

    Karl Matchett Written by Karl Matchett about 4 months ago 1,516 reads 7 comments

  9. La Liga Team of the Week: Cristiano Ronaldo, Leo Messi and Griezmann on Fire

    Jornada 28 (Round 28) in La Liga saw the top three all move further clear of the chasing pack with impressive big wins, leaving Barcelona still eight points clear at the top...

    Karl Matchett Written by Karl Matchett about 4 months ago 6,208 reads 19 comments

  10. La Liga Hangover: Ronaldo's Big Response, Set-Piece Woes and Goalkeeper Howlers

    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 7,729 reads 35 comments

  11. Diego Simeone's Attacking Emphasis Will Aid Atletico Madrid Silverware Charge

    Atletico Madrid kept up the pressure at the top of La Liga with a fine 3-1 win at Valencia on Sunday night, rounding off Jornada 28's weekend action in style...

    Karl Matchett Written by Karl Matchett about 4 months ago 2,969 reads 12 comments

  12. Real Madrid vs. Celta Vigo: Winners and Losers from La Liga

    Real Madrid produced their best 45 minutes under manager Zinedine Zidane to tear Celta Vigo apart in the second half of their La Liga game on Saturday, ending up running riot in a 7-1 victory...

    Karl Matchett Written by Karl Matchett about 4 months ago 9,306 reads 73 comments

  13. Real Madrid vs. Celta Vigo: Live Score, Highlights from La Liga

    Santiago Bernabeu, La Liga Real Madrid 7-1 Celta Vigo (FT) Pepe 40', Cristiano Ronaldo 50' 57' 64' 76', Iago Aspas 62', Jese 77', Gareth Bale 81'...

    Karl Matchett Written by Karl Matchett about 4 months ago 11,850 reads 247 comments

  14. Tottenham vs. Arsenal: Live Score, Highlights from North London Derby

    White Hart Lane, Premier League Tottenham Hotspur 2-2 Arsenal (FT) Aaron Ramsey 38', Toby Alderweireld 59', Harry Kane 61', Alexis Sanchez 75'. Francis Coquelin (ARS) sent-off 56'...

    Karl Matchett Written by Karl Matchett about 4 months ago 28,443 reads 252 comments

  15. Ranking the Week's 20 Hottest Transfer Rumours with Sergio Ramos, Gotze, Neuer

    We're at the time of year when manager press conferences usually contain one or two questions relating to planning for the summer transfer window ahead—and every quote, no matter ...

    Karl Matchett Written by Karl Matchett about 4 months ago 22,381 reads 30 comments

  16. Ultimate Guide to La Liga Weekend: Griezmann Back in Form and Rotation for Barca

    With their eight-point lead at the top of La Liga re-established after the midweek Jornada, Barcelona continue to look good value for the title again this season—with every chance that the gap could be extended next time out...

    Karl Matchett Written by Karl Matchett about 4 months ago 6,557 reads 27 comments

  17. Cristiano Ronaldo Showing His Leadership Among Real Madrid Underperformers

    Real Madrid returned to winning ways with a 3-1 victory at Levante on Wednesday, but it wasn't a game where they dominated or played comfortably throughout...

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  18. Real Madrid Move to Sack Zidane Would Be Florentino Perez's Most Absurd Move Yet

    It didn't take long: The first rumours have surfaced that Real Madrid are taking steps to prepare for life without Zinedine Zidane ...

    Karl Matchett Written by Karl Matchett about 4 months ago 8,168 reads 24 comments

  19. Levante vs. Real Madrid: Live Score, Highlights from La Liga

    Estadio Ciudad de Valencia, La Liga Levante 1-3 Real Madrid (FT) Cristiano Ronaldo pen 34', Diego Marino own goal 37', Deyverson 38', Isco 90+2'...

    Karl Matchett Written by Karl Matchett about 4 months ago 11,331 reads 91 comments

  20. La Liga Player Rankings: Big Drop for Neymar, Suarez Stays Top, Koke, Saul Surge

    Jornada 26 saw some big results in both halves of the table, with the relegation battle shaping up as one or two teams look to pull away from the strugglers...

    Karl Matchett Written by Karl Matchett about 4 months ago 8,053 reads 43 comments

  21. Griezmann Back in Form Will Keep Atletico Madrid's Title Fight Going to the End

    Atletico Madrid 's comfortable 3-0 win over Real Sociedad on Tuesday night was impressive in the extreme, coming just a couple of days after beating Real Madrid in El Derbi ...

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  22. La Liga Team of the Week: Atletico Derby Quartet In, Muniain and Suarez Impress

    The big news from La Liga's weekend round of games was Atletico Madrid beating Real Madrid in El Derbi, and accordingly, four of those starters for Los Rojiblancos make our team of the week—though, in truth, we could almost have doubled that...

    Karl Matchett Written by Karl Matchett about 4 months ago 3,293 reads 18 comments

  23. Atletico Madrid vs. Real Sociedad: Team News, Predicted Lineups, Stream, TV Info

    Atletico Madrid won the battle of the capital city sides at the weekend to establish their dominance over their local rivals and remain the main threat to Barcelona's title hopes...

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  24. Atletico's Saul Is Real Madrid's Nemesis and One of Their Biggest Mistakes

    Atletico Madrid 's 1-0 win at the Santiago Bernabeu on Saturday confirmed their superiority, in direct terms and in La Liga positions, over Real Madrid ...

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  25. La Liga Hangover: 'Show Pony' Isco, Ronaldo 'Irrelevant' and Liga's Top 'Keepers

    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 5,856 reads 38 comments