1. Lionel Messi, Real Madrid and La Liga End-of-Season Awards

    The 2013-14 La Liga season is now over and a new era of Spanish football looks to be under way. Jose Mourinho's Real Madrid failed to defend their title after the Portuguese manager lost control of his team, bringing an end to his time in Spain...

    Michael Cerna Written by Michael Cerna about 1 year ago 8,102 reads 102 comments

  2. Granada vs. Real Madrid: 3 Best and Worst Players from Historic Upset

    Granada will probably be celebrating all weekend after a huge, historic upset against the reigning champions of Spain. El Grana beat Real Madrid for the first time since 1972 and earned a massive victory that lifted them out of the relegation zone..

    Michael Cerna Written by Michael Cerna about over 1 year ago 7,347 reads 38 comments

  3. Granada 1-0 Real Madrid: Ronaldo Own Goal Enough for Historic Win

    Granada get their first win against Real Madrid in 41 years and may have kept themselves in the first division for one more season...

    Michael Cerna Written by Michael Cerna about over 1 year ago 9,600 reads 54 comments

  4. Angel Di Maria: Does He Have a Future with Real Madrid Beyond This Season?

    Few Real Madrid players have frustrated fans more over the last year than Angel di Maria. The young winger at times looks like an elite player, but then turns around and has a string of poor games that are unworthy of the historic white jersey...

    Michael Cerna Written by Michael Cerna about over 1 year ago 3,882 reads 24 comments

  5. Real Madrid 1-1 Barcelona: Raphael Varane Man of the Match in Epic Clasico Debut

    Raphael Varane is now officially a star after being Man of the Match in a Clasico. Behind only Lionel Messi, the young Frenchman is now the second-youngest foreigner to ever score in a Clasico...

    Michael Cerna Written by Michael Cerna about over 1 year ago 24,717 reads 135 comments

  6. Real Madrid vs. Manchester United: Why Xabi Alonso Is the Key to a Madrid Win

    Real Madrid versus Manchester United . It doesn't get much bigger than this. On February 13 football fans around the globe will get to see two of the most well-supported and historic clubs in Europe...

    Michael Cerna Written by Michael Cerna about over 1 year ago 8,969 reads 88 comments

  7. Barcelona 5-1 Osasuna: Messi's Four Goals Lead to Big Win at Camp Nou

    A rather harsh pair of yellow cards for Alejandro Arribas changed the game early, but it is Lionel Messi's four-goal performance that will be the talk of the town tonight...

    Michael Cerna Written by Michael Cerna about over 1 year ago 5,008 reads 101 comments

  8. La Liga Transfer Watch: 5 Best Free Summer Transfers

    The January transfer window is nearing its close, which means that many European clubs are desperate to finalize deals that could save their seasons...

    Michael Cerna Written by Michael Cerna about over 1 year ago 3,583 reads 11 comments

  9. Valencia vs. Real Madrid: Los Merengues Move on to Copa Del Rey Semifinals

    Real Madrid were never really troubled by Valencia as the hosts were missing that final pass that could have gotten them back in the game. Now Los Merengues will face either Malaga or Barcelona, who will play their second leg on Thursday...

    Michael Cerna Written by Michael Cerna about over 1 year ago 5,969 reads 87 comments

  10. Picking a Basque Starting XI to Win the World Cup

    Spain are currently the greatest national team in football and will be the favorites to retain their title in 2014...

    Michael Cerna Written by Michael Cerna about over 1 year ago 6,677 reads 30 comments

  11. Real Sociedad vs. Barcelona: 5 Talking Points from Upset

    All of Basque Country and even Madrid should be in a pretty celebratory mood tonight. Real Sociedad have ended Barcelona unbeaten run in La Liga after a dramatic extra-time goal from Imanol Agirretxe gave his team a 3-2 victory...

    Michael Cerna Written by Michael Cerna about over 1 year ago 5,541 reads 147 comments

  12. Real Sociedad vs. Barcelona: Basques Hand Barcelona First League Loss of Season

    That's it! Barcelona hopes of an undefeated season have ended as they were outplayed by Real Sociedad again. La Blaugrana once again fail to leave Sociedad with a win and the Basques will celebrate an epic win...

    Michael Cerna Written by Michael Cerna about over 1 year ago 4,620 reads 121 comments

  13. Andres Iniesta, Cesc Fabregas and the Top 7 Attacking Midfielders in La Liga

    Another of La Liga's best midfielders may have been lost last summer when Santi Cazorla followed the likes of Juan Mata and David Silva to England, but there are still plenty of elite players in Spain...

    Michael Cerna Written by Michael Cerna about over 1 year ago 8,822 reads 42 comments

  14. 5 Most Exciting Young Spanish Midfielders

    Going back to the formation of national football teams, there may not be a more talented, deeper pool of talent than the current age of Spanish midfielders...

    Michael Cerna Written by Michael Cerna about over 1 year ago 6,730 reads 33 comments

  15. Cristiano Ronaldo, Radamel Falcao and Madrid's Strongest Starting XI This Season

    Madrid has long been recognized as one of the best cities in the world for fans of football. The Spanish capital's fame comes from the fanaticism of fans largely due to the nearly ...

    Michael Cerna Written by Michael Cerna about over 1 year ago 6,813 reads 54 comments

  16. Osasuna vs. Real Madrid: Rating Los Merengues Players in Goalless Draw

    It may only be January, but Real Madrid can already kiss their La Liga trophy goodbye. After dropping two more points to the worst team in Spain, their title defense is now effectively over...

    Michael Cerna Written by Michael Cerna about over 1 year ago 163 reads 50 comments

  17. Osasuna 0-0 Real Madrid: Merengues Drop Points, Effectively End Title Defense

    Who : Osasuna vs. Real Madrid When : Saturday, January 12 at 2:00 p.m. ET Where : El Sadar, Pamplona, Spain Final Score Osasuna 0-0 Real Madrid Starting XIs Osasuna ...

    Michael Cerna Written by Michael Cerna about over 1 year ago 9,552 reads 175 comments

  18. Malaga vs. Barcelona: Key Battles to Watch in La Liga Matchup

    Manuel Pellegrini is one of the best managers in football. As great as Tito Vilanova's rookie season has been, it will take a few years to even be in the same league as the great Malaga coach...

    Michael Cerna Written by Michael Cerna about over 1 year ago 2,705 reads 17 comments

  19. Real Madrid vs. Celta De Vigo: 4 Reasons to Think a Shock Upset Could Happen

    This Wednesday, January 9, Real Madrid will try to avenge the loss to Celta Vigo in the first leg of their Copa del Rey tie...

    Michael Cerna Written by Michael Cerna about over 1 year ago 3,633 reads 22 comments

  20. Top 10 La Liga Games to Watch in 2013

    We are not quite halfway through the La Liga schedule, but already 2013 has given us a few surprises. Malaga have started the new year in very disappointing form, but they will have ...

    Michael Cerna Written by Michael Cerna about over 1 year ago 2,326 reads 17 comments

  21. La Liga's Top 10 Defensive Midfielders This Season

    There may not be a league more blessed with defensive midfield talent in all of football than La Liga. Many of the great holders from the current and recent generations have spent pivotal periods of their careers in Spain's Primera Division...

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  22. La Liga's Top 5 Keepers so Far This Season

    When football fans who don't watch a lot of Spanish football think of the great keepers in Spain, usually it's the popular names or the ones on big teams that are mentioned...

    Michael Cerna Written by Michael Cerna about over 1 year ago 8,979 reads 41 comments

  23. La Liga's Top 10 Center-Backs so Far This Season

    This La Liga season has already been full of surprises at the macro level with many traditional powers underachieving and some recently promoted teams fighting for top spots...

    Michael Cerna Written by Michael Cerna about over 1 year ago 9,916 reads 29 comments

  24. La Liga's Top 10 Full-Backs so Far This Season

    With the new year beginning and La Liga's 2012-13 season about to resume, it's time to start reviewing the top players by position from the first half. This column, the first of six, reviews the top full-backs from the first five months of play...

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  25. Lionel Messi Leads La Liga's Midseason Best XI for the 2012-13 Season

    January 2013 has now begun and that means La Liga's 2012-2013 season is roughly halfway over. Many football players have a chance to turn their season around and either regain or earn top form that had been lost in the first half of the season...

    Michael Cerna Written by Michael Cerna about over 1 year ago 6,415 reads 28 comments