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Talking points from the weekend in La Liga

Talking points from the weekend in La Liga

Barcelona have already let in 18 goals, meaning they have the sixth weakest defence in the division, despite retaining their position at the top of the league.

Nov 12, 2018, 20:03 PM IST
Serie-A: Gonzalo Higuain apologises for sending off in Juventus defeat

Serie-A: Gonzalo Higuain apologises for sending off in Juventus defeat

Juventus loaned Higuain to Milan for one year- with an option to buy- in August after signing Cristiano Ronaldo from Real Madrid, and the Argentine reiterated that it was not his decision to leave.

Nov 12, 2018, 19:28 PM IST
Copa Libertadores final: Boca Juniors draw 2-2 with River Plate in first leg

Copa Libertadores final: Boca Juniors draw 2-2 with River Plate in first leg

The first Libertadores final between Argentina`s two biggest clubs was an end-to-end affair worthy of the occasion.

Nov 12, 2018, 16:19 PM IST
Serie-A: Higuain misses penalty and sent off as Juventus win at Milan

Serie-A: Higuain misses penalty and sent off as Juventus win at Milan

Mario Mandzukic and Cristiano Ronaldo struck early and late for the Turin side but it was Higuain who stole the headlines for the wrong reasons as Milan dropped out of the top four.

Nov 12, 2018, 15:36 PM IST
La Liga: Resurgent Real maintain winning run under Solari at Celta Vigo

La Liga: Resurgent Real maintain winning run under Solari at Celta Vigo

Solari would not reveal whether he has been given any indication of what decision president Florentino Perez will take in the next 24 hours. 

Nov 12, 2018, 15:30 PM IST
Leicester City players drained after emotional week, says Albrighton

Leicester City players drained after emotional week, says Albrighton

While all the attention was inevitably focused on Leicester, Burnley manager Sean Dyche said the day had also been difficult for his team.

Nov 12, 2018, 00:30 AM IST
EPL: Smooth City win Manchester derby 3-1 to stay two clear of Liverpool

EPL: Smooth City win Manchester derby 3-1 to stay two clear of Liverpool

City doubled their lead in the third minute after the interval- Aguero bursting goalwards and playing a clever exchange with Riyad Mahrez, before thumping the ball, from a tight angle, past David de

Nov 12, 2018, 00:21 AM IST
EPL: Huddersfield and West Ham battle to lively draw

EPL: Huddersfield and West Ham battle to lively draw

West Ham dominated after the break and almost turned the match on its head after the equaliser, when Issa Diop saw his thumping header cleared off the line by Aaron Mooy. 

Nov 12, 2018, 00:06 AM IST
La Liga: Messi returns but Barcelona beaten at home by rampant Real Betis

La Liga: Messi returns but Barcelona beaten at home by rampant Real Betis

Messi scored from close range in stoppage time but Betis hung on to clinch a first league win at the Nou Camp since 1998.

Nov 11, 2018, 23:58 PM IST
Serie-A: Napoli splash their way to a 2-1 win at Genoa

Serie-A: Napoli splash their way to a 2-1 win at Genoa

Napoli moved into second place with 28 points from 12 games, three behind leaders Juventus who visit AC Milan on Sunday.

Nov 11, 2018, 21:49 PM IST
Ligue-1: Depay shines as Lyon win 4-2 at Guingamp to stay fourth

Ligue-1: Depay shines as Lyon win 4-2 at Guingamp to stay fourth

The result allowed Lyon to stay fourth on 24 points from 13 games, one behind Montpellier and one ahead of St Etienne who beat Reims 2-0 at home.

Nov 11, 2018, 21:43 PM IST
EPL: Rondon double earns Newcastle second straight win

EPL: Rondon double earns Newcastle second straight win

Newcastle, full of confidence following their previous victory over Watford, got off to the perfect start when Rondon opened the scoring after seven minutes following a fine build-up from DeAndre

Nov 11, 2018, 21:39 PM IST
EPL: Watford's Holebas strikes late to deny Saints victory

EPL: Watford's Holebas strikes late to deny Saints victory

The draw lifted Watford into provisional seventh place with 20 points from 12 games above Manchester United, who face Manchester City in Sunday`s derby clash, on goal difference while Southampton

Nov 11, 2018, 21:16 PM IST
Southampton's Charlie Austin angry with referee over disallowed goal

Southampton's Charlie Austin angry with referee over disallowed goal

Southampton had to settle for a point after Jose Holebas netted a late equaliser to cancel out an early strike from Manolo Gabbiadini.

Nov 11, 2018, 21:04 PM IST
EPL: Foyth goes from zero to hero as Spurs beat Crystal Palace

EPL: Foyth goes from zero to hero as Spurs beat Crystal Palace

Manager Mauricio Pochettino was delighted with Foyth`s performance after keeping faith with his centre half despite his unfortunate start.

Nov 11, 2018, 20:46 PM IST
Atletico Madrid enjoy late goal from Godin in 3-2 win over Bilbao

Atletico Madrid enjoy late goal from Godin in 3-2 win over Bilbao

Although Godin was initially ruled off-side, the video assistant referee (VAR) system overruled the call on the field to give Atletico a dramatic win.  

Nov 11, 2018, 19:16 PM IST
I-League: Lancine Toure's double helps Minerva register first win of season

I-League: Lancine Toure's double helps Minerva register first win of season

Aizawl did try to press for the equaliser but Minerva, who had in between bolstered their defence by bringing in Deepak Devrani for Dahir, held out for a first win.

Nov 10, 2018, 18:12 PM IST
La Liga: Real Sociedad extend away unbeaten streak with 3-1 win over Levante

La Liga: Real Sociedad extend away unbeaten streak with 3-1 win over Levante

Friday`s result leaves the two clubs separated by just a point. Levante are seventh with 17 points and Sociedad sit ninth in La Liga with 16 points.

Nov 10, 2018, 17:40 PM IST
EPL: Leicester City to honour late chairman with statue

EPL: Leicester City to honour late chairman with statue

The club plan to hand out commemorative scarves, pin badges, banners and souvenir programmes at Saturday`s game, which has also been designated the club`s annual Remembrance Fixture.

Nov 10, 2018, 16:37 PM IST
EPL: Manchester City winger Raheem Sterling signs contract extension

EPL: Manchester City winger Raheem Sterling signs contract extension

British media said Sterling`s deal was worth up to 300,000 pounds ($389,000) a week, which would put him among the best paid players in the league.

Nov 10, 2018, 09:31 AM IST