La Liga

No intention of leaving Atletico Madrid in January, says Fernando Torres

No intention of leaving Atletico Madrid in January, says Fernando Torres

Atletico already have four strikers. Antoine Griezmann, Kevin Gameiro, Luciano Vietto and Torres and either Vietto or Torres will have to go to allow Costa to take his place in the squad. However, Torres has no intention of leaving the club he loves.

Dec 12, 2017, 18:52 PM IST
Rejuvenated Real Madrid eye fifth prize of 2017

Rejuvenated Real Madrid eye fifth prize of 2017

They won La Liga, the Champions League, UEFA and Spanish Super Cup in a thrilling fashion and now eye the Club World Cup in Abu Dhabi this week.

Dec 12, 2017, 15:23 PM IST
Ernesto Valverde's Barcelona proving dull but effective

Ernesto Valverde's Barcelona proving dull but effective

On paper it has been business as usual for a Barcelona side accustomed to success, but Ernesto Valverde's team play a very different style of football to that of his predecessor Luis Enrique.

Dec 11, 2017, 18:53 PM IST
La Liga: Saul strike keeps Atletico Madrid on Barcelona's tails

La Liga: Saul strike keeps Atletico Madrid on Barcelona's tails

In the absence of top scorer Antoine Griezmann through injury, Saul Niguez once again provided a big goal for Atletico that takes Diego Simeone`s men to within three points of league leaders Barcelona.

Dec 10, 2017, 23:08 PM IST
La Liga: Real Madrid cruise past Sevilla

La Liga: Real Madrid cruise past Sevilla

Sevilla had started the afternoon on the same number of points as Madrid in joint fourth, but the sides looked worlds apart as Real scored all five goals before half-time to close to within five points of Barca at the top of the table.

Dec 09, 2017, 23:02 PM IST
La Liga: Barcelona face difficult tie against Villarreal

La Liga: Barcelona face difficult tie against Villarreal

Villarreal have not beaten Barcelona at home in 10 years, but their ground has always been a difficult place for the Catalan powerhouse.

Dec 09, 2017, 19:20 PM IST
La Liga: Real Madrid face defensive crisis for Sevilla clash

La Liga: Real Madrid face defensive crisis for Sevilla clash

Real were already without suspended duo Sergio Ramos and Dani Carvajal for the crunch tie and have now lost centre back Raphael Varane, who picked up an injury in Real’s 3-2 Champions League victory over Borussia Dortmund on Wednesday.

Dec 07, 2017, 18:30 PM IST
What next for Atletico Madrid after Champions League exit

What next for Atletico Madrid after Champions League exit

Having just moved into a new 310 million euro ($367 million) stadium at the Wanda Metropolitano, which will host next season's Champions League final, and broken the club`s transfer record to bring Diego Costa back to the Spanish capital in January, an early Champions League exit is also an untimely financial blow.

Dec 06, 2017, 22:16 PM IST
Cristiano Ronaldo deserves more respect, says Zinedine Zidane

Cristiano Ronaldo deserves more respect, says Zinedine Zidane

Cristiano Ronaldo deserves more respect, Real Madrid coach Zinedine Zidane said on Tuesday as he backed the usually prolific Portuguese to come good in the second half of the season amid his worst domestic campaign in Spain.

Dec 05, 2017, 19:56 PM IST
Javier Mascherano still needed at Barcelona- Ernesto Valverde

Javier Mascherano still needed at Barcelona- Ernesto Valverde

Mascherano had last week raised the possibility that his eight-year spell with Barcelona could be coming to an end due to his lack of game time this season.

Dec 04, 2017, 22:47 PM IST
Luis Suarez cannot see Neymar joining Real Madrid

Luis Suarez cannot see Neymar joining Real Madrid

Neymar spent four years at the Camp Nou before sensationally moving to Paris Saint-German in August for a world record 222 million euro ($264 million) fee.

Dec 04, 2017, 17:54 PM IST
La Liga: Injured Andres Iniesta joins Samuel Umtiti on the sidelines

La Liga: Injured Andres Iniesta joins Samuel Umtiti on the sidelines

Barcelona captain Andres Iniesta will miss Tuesday`s Champions League meeting with Sporting Lisbon, the Catalan giants confirmed on Sunday.

Dec 03, 2017, 18:50 PM IST
La Liga: Barcelona and Real Madrid held, Griezmann gives Atletico Madrid hope in a nerve-wracking win

La Liga: Barcelona and Real Madrid held, Griezmann gives Atletico Madrid hope in a nerve-wracking win

Atletico Madrid took advantage of Barca's stumble as Antoine Griezmann's winner against his former club two minutes from time earned a hard-fought 2-1 win over Real Sociedad to move to within six points of the leaders.

Dec 03, 2017, 16:55 PM IST
La Liga: Samuel Umtiti injury further rubs salt into Barcelona wounds, sidelined for eight weeks

La Liga: Samuel Umtiti injury further rubs salt into Barcelona wounds, sidelined for eight weeks

Barcelona`s failure to beat Celta Vigo in a thrilling 2-2 draw at Camp Nou on Saturday was compounded by the news defender Samuel Umtiti will be sidelined for eight weeks due to a torn hamstring.

Dec 02, 2017, 22:54 PM IST
La Liga: Barcelona held 2-2 by Celta Vigo, despite Lionel Messi ending goal drought

La Liga: Barcelona held 2-2 by Celta Vigo, despite Lionel Messi ending goal drought

Barca still lead the standings with 36 points but second-placed Valencia can cut their deficit on the leaders down to two if they beat Getafe on Sunday.

Dec 02, 2017, 20:23 PM IST
Lionel Messi's 'ghost goal' steals Spanish headlines

Lionel Messi's 'ghost goal' steals Spanish headlines

The draw leaves Barcelona four points clear of Valencia and eight ahead of both Atletico Madrid and Real Madrid.

Nov 27, 2017, 22:14 PM IST
Barcelona slam referee's decision not to award Messi 'goal'

Barcelona slam referee's decision not to award Messi 'goal'

Messi’s tame shot in the 30th minute was spilled by Valencia goalkeeper Neto and bounced over the line before the Brazilian dragged it back over.

Nov 27, 2017, 11:23 AM IST
Serie A; Valencia hold Barcelona 1-1 amid Messi ghost-goal controversy

Serie A; Valencia hold Barcelona 1-1 amid Messi ghost-goal controversy

Messi's first-half effort clearly crossed the line but wasn't allowed to stand as, unlike other major European leagues, La Liga has refused to introduce goal-line technology on cost grounds.

Nov 27, 2017, 09:39 AM IST
Cristiano Ronaldo nets winner for Real, Atletico hit five

Cristiano Ronaldo nets winner for Real, Atletico hit five

Atletico Madrid remain tied with Real in third after they shrugged off a season of goalscoring woes by thrashing Levante 5-0 thanks to doubles from Antoine Griezmann and Kevin Gameiro.

Nov 26, 2017, 10:04 AM IST
Valencia to host Barcelona in La Liga's biggest game

Valencia to host Barcelona in La Liga's biggest game

Barcelona travel to Valencia as league leaders with 34 points from a possible 36, while Valencia are second just four points behind after winning their last eight games and have a 6-point cushion over Real Madrid and Atletico Madrid.

Nov 25, 2017, 17:15 PM IST