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Luis Suarez, Ivan Rakitic keep Barcelona top; late Marcelo strike rescues Real Madrid against Valencia

Luis Suarez, Ivan Rakitic keep Barcelona top; late Marcelo strike rescues Real Madrid against Valencia

Barca top the standings on 81 points due to their superior head-to-head record over Real, who also have 81 and have a game in hand.

Apr 30, 2017, 11:08 AM IST
La Liga: Gareth Bale back with a bang as Real Madrid crush Espanyol to extend lead

La Liga: Gareth Bale back with a bang as Real Madrid crush Espanyol to extend lead

Alvaro Morata had opened the scoring when he bulleted home Isco`s cross 12 minutes before half-time.

Feb 19, 2017, 08:53 AM IST
La Liga: Luis Suarez, Lionel Messi script Barcelona win over Espanyol 4-1, moves closer to Real Madrid in points

La Liga: Luis Suarez, Lionel Messi script Barcelona win over Espanyol 4-1, moves closer to Real Madrid in points

Barcelona ends Espanyol's 10-game unbeaten run, to move to within three points of La Liga leaders Real Madrid.

Dec 19, 2016, 09:11 AM IST
Real Madrid equal Barcelona's La Liga record with 2-0 win over Espanyol

Real Madrid equal Barcelona's La Liga record with 2-0 win over Espanyol

It was the 16th straight league victory for Madrid, going back to last season, thus matching Pep Guardiola`s Barcelona record in 2010-11 season.

Sep 19, 2016, 13:05 PM IST
Not Zlatan Ibrahimovic, but this footballer is likely to be Jose Mourinho's first signing

Not Zlatan Ibrahimovic, but this footballer is likely to be Jose Mourinho's first signing

Ibrahimovic has been linked with a move to United -- having left French champions Paris Saint Germain at the end of the season just finished -- as he enjoyed a good relationship with Mourinho at Italian side Inter Milan.

Jun 08, 2016, 16:17 PM IST
Barcelona lose appeal of Luis Suarez Copa del Rey 2-match ban

Barcelona lose appeal of Luis Suarez Copa del Rey 2-match ban

Suarez reportedly provoked a fracas in the Camp Nou tunnel after last week's 4-1 win over Espanyol in the last 16 first leg match, and was subsequently banned for two cup matches.

Jan 13, 2016, 22:50 PM IST
Barcelona's Luis Suarez banned for two matches after Copa del Rey scuffle

Barcelona's Luis Suarez banned for two matches after Copa del Rey scuffle

The Uruguayan is alleged to have threatened opposition players in the tunnel following Wednesday's first leg tie at Camp Nou on Thursday.

Jan 08, 2016, 22:42 PM IST
FC Barcelona: Lionel Messi scores brace as Catalans see off nine-man Espanyol in King's Cup

FC Barcelona: Lionel Messi scores brace as Catalans see off nine-man Espanyol in King's Cup

FC Barcelona thrashed sorry Espanyol 4-1 in first leg and are virtually through to next round.

Jan 07, 2016, 09:51 AM IST
Barcelona star Neymar allegedly subjected to racist comments at Espanyol

Barcelona star Neymar allegedly subjected to racist comments at Espanyol

Barcelona star Neymar subjected to alleged racist chants during their La Liga match at Espanyol on Saturday.

Jan 04, 2016, 00:08 AM IST
FC Barcelona held by Espanyol, Atletico Madrid go top

FC Barcelona held by Espanyol, Atletico Madrid go top

Espanyol's physical approach was rewarded with a first point against Barca in eight matches.

Jan 03, 2016, 11:02 AM IST
Tiago breaks leg during Atletico Madrid victory

Tiago breaks leg during Atletico Madrid victory

Tiago, 34, was carried off in the first half after attempting to tackle Espanyol`s Marco Asensio and taken straight to hospital.

Nov 29, 2015, 17:37 PM IST
Chinese company buys Spanish club Espanyol

Chinese company buys Spanish club Espanyol

Rastar Group is a company dedicated to technology.

Nov 02, 2015, 19:44 PM IST
Real Madrid coach Rafa Benitez praises record-breaker Cristiano Ronaldo

Real Madrid coach Rafa Benitez praises record-breaker Cristiano Ronaldo

Real Madrid head coach Rafael Benitez piled the praise on star striker Crisitiano Ronaldo after the Portuguese football team captain became his club's all-time top scorer in the La Liga after scoring five goals against a hapless Espanyol on Saturday.

Sep 13, 2015, 19:32 PM IST
Five-goal Cristiano Ronaldo powers Real Madrid rout over Espanyol

Five-goal Cristiano Ronaldo powers Real Madrid rout over Espanyol

 Cristiano Ronaldo opened his account for the season in spectacular fashion with five goals as Real Madrid thrashed Espanyol 6-0 on Saturday.

Sep 12, 2015, 21:48 PM IST

Villarreal agree to sign midfielder Suarez from Barca

 Villarreal have reached an agreement with Barcelona to sign midfielder Denis Suarez on a four-year deal, with Barca retaining the option to buy the 21-year-old back, the La Liga clubs said on Saturday.

Aug 30, 2015, 00:54 AM IST
Cristiano Ronaldo named May's La Liga player of the month

Cristiano Ronaldo named May's La Liga player of the month

Cristiano Ronaldo, Real Madrid's Portuguese forward, has been named the La Liga player of the month for May 2015, undoubtedly thanks to scoring three hat-tricks in three games out of the team's four clashes last month.

Jun 04, 2015, 01:39 AM IST
Carlo Ancelotti caught smoking as Real's season get over

Carlo Ancelotti caught smoking as Real's season get over

Real Madrid coach Carlo Ancelotti, who has been serving a two-game touchline ban in La Liga, was caught puffing a cigarette in a private box at Espanyol's stadium on Sunday.

May 18, 2015, 15:32 PM IST
Real Madrid cruise to 4-1 victory over Espanyol as Cristiano Ronaldo nets hat-trick

Real Madrid cruise to 4-1 victory over Espanyol as Cristiano Ronaldo nets hat-trick

Striker Cristiano Ronaldo produced a hat-trick in Real Madrid's 4-1 away win over Espanyol, although FC Barcelona clinched Spain's La Liga football title by defeating Atletico Madrid 1-0 on the latter's home turf.

May 18, 2015, 12:40 PM IST
Carlo Ancelotti's future at Real Madrid to be decided at end of the season

Carlo Ancelotti's future at Real Madrid to be decided at end of the season

Real Madrid coach Carlo Ancelotti has said he will wait until the end of the season before taking a decision on his future as Los Blancos look set to end the season without a major trophy.

May 16, 2015, 18:38 PM IST
Granada hire Jose Ramon Sandoval to replace sacked Abel Resino

Granada hire Jose Ramon Sandoval to replace sacked Abel Resino

La Liga strugglers Granada hired Jose Ramon Sandoval as their new coach on Friday after sacking Abel Resino with just four games of the season remaining.

May 01, 2015, 20:43 PM IST