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Ronaldo backheel earns Real late draw, Valencia lose

Ronaldo backheel earns Real late draw, Valencia lose

Cristiano Ronaldo flicked Luka Modric`s low drive into the back of the net in the 87th minute with a deft touch, his 24th league goal of the season cancelling out a first-half chipped goal from Inaki Williams for the visitors.

Apr 19, 2018, 09:30 AM IST
'Ashamed' Andre Gomes opens up on hellish time at Barcelona

'Ashamed' Andre Gomes opens up on hellish time at Barcelona

 Barcelona midfielder Andre Gomes has admitted he is ashamed about his performances for the La Liga side and sometimes feels afraid to leave his house.

Mar 12, 2018, 19:32 PM IST
 La Liga: Barcelona frustrated in goalless draw with Getafe

La Liga: Barcelona frustrated in goalless draw with Getafe

A disallowed Luis Suarez goal summed up a frustrating afternoon for Barcelona as the leaders of La Liga dropped points for the second week running after a 0-0 stalemate with Getafe.

Feb 12, 2018, 13:38 PM IST
La Liga: Atletico defender Diego Godin loses three teeth in nasty collision

La Liga: Atletico defender Diego Godin loses three teeth in nasty collision

Atletico Madrid defender Diego Godin lost three of his teeth after being caught full in the face by Valencia goalkeeper Neto during Sunday`s La Liga encounter, his club said.

Feb 05, 2018, 19:12 PM IST
La Liga: Gerard Pique keeps Barcelona unbeaten, Atletico Madrid cut gap

La Liga: Gerard Pique keeps Barcelona unbeaten, Atletico Madrid cut gap

Gerard Pique salvaged a 1-1 draw for La Liga leaders Barcelona at city rivals Espanyol on Sunday, keeping their bid for an unbeaten campaign on track

Feb 05, 2018, 11:15 AM IST
Luis Suarez gives Barcelona edge in Copa del Rey semi-finals

Luis Suarez gives Barcelona edge in Copa del Rey semi-finals

Luis Suarez headed in the only goal as defending champions Barcelona edged Valencia 1-0 in their Copa del Rey semi-final first leg at a half-full Camp Nou.

Feb 02, 2018, 13:27 PM IST
La Liga: Real Madrid roar back with big win at Valencia

La Liga: Real Madrid roar back with big win at Valencia

Cristiano Ronaldo made no mistake again from the spot in the 38th after Karim Benzema had been pushed over in the area by defender Martin Montoya, stretching Madrid’s lead and moving on to eight goals in the league this season, including four penalties.

Jan 28, 2018, 10:28 AM IST
Real Madrid crisis deepens with Villarreal defeat, Atletico Madrid and Valencia win

Real Madrid crisis deepens with Villarreal defeat, Atletico Madrid and Valencia win

Real Madrid’s struggles showed no signs of easing on Saturday as the champions slumped to a second La Liga defeat in three games which increased pressure on coach Zinedine Zidane.

Jan 14, 2018, 15:29 PM IST
Atletico Madrid, Valencia breeze into Copa del Rey quarters

Atletico Madrid, Valencia breeze into Copa del Rey quarters

Atletico Madrid booked their place in the quarter-finals of the Copa del Rey on Tuesday after seeing off third-tier Lleida, while new signing Luciano Vietto's hat-trick fired Valencia past Las Palmas.

Jan 10, 2018, 15:40 PM IST
Valencia coach Marcelino García Toral 'born again' after car crash

Valencia coach Marcelino García Toral 'born again' after car crash

Marcelino and his wife and mother spent one night in hospital after their car skidded off the motorway between Logrono and Bilbao as they were returning to the coach's home in Gijon after Valencia's 1-0 La Liga defeat to Villarreal.

Jan 06, 2018, 12:00 PM IST
Fernando Torres lifts Atletico Madrid above beaten Valencia

Fernando Torres lifts Atletico Madrid above beaten Valencia

Atletico Madrid leapfrogged Valencia into second in La Liga thanks to Fernando Torres`s first goal at the Wanda Metropolitano to edge out Alaves 1-0 on Saturday.

Dec 17, 2017, 16:41 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
Gerard Pique booking gives Barcelona defensive headache against Valencia

Gerard Pique booking gives Barcelona defensive headache against Valencia

Barcelona, who were leading 1-0 at Leganes at half-time thanks to a goal by Luis Suarez, are four points clear of a resurgent Valencia.

Nov 18, 2017, 22:28 PM IST
La Liga: Lionel Messi maintains under-par Barcelona's lead over resurgent Valencia

La Liga: Lionel Messi maintains under-par Barcelona's lead over resurgent Valencia

Barcelona's relentless winning run continued as coach Ernesto Valverde enjoyed a successful return to Athletic Bilbao, goals from Lionel Messi and Paulinho securing a 2-0 victory at San Mames on Saturday.

Oct 29, 2017, 09:20 AM IST
Barcelona roll on calmly amidst Catalan chaos

Barcelona roll on calmly amidst Catalan chaos

Valencia remain Barca`s closest challengers after thrashing Sevilla 4-0 at Mestalla.

Oct 22, 2017, 08:59 AM IST
Marco Asensio magic rescues Real Madrid against Valencia

Marco Asensio magic rescues Real Madrid against Valencia

Madrid missed the presence of Cristiano Ronaldo and Sergio Ramos through suspension but almost stole the three points in stoppage-time when Karim Benzema's shot was turned on to the post by Valencia goalkeeper Neto.

Aug 28, 2017, 10:35 AM IST
La Liga Preview: History repeats itself in several grounds as new season kicks off

La Liga Preview: History repeats itself in several grounds as new season kicks off

FC Barcelona need to shake off their depression following the loss of Neymar and their Supercup hammering to Real Madrid when Betis visit the Camp Nou on Sunday night, but although Barca will kick off as favorites, they can expect problems against a rival who have a new coach in Quique Setien and who appear to have done good business over the summer.

Aug 17, 2017, 16:30 PM IST

Wildfire continues in Spain

It has destroyed around 1,000 hectares of forest in the Sierra de la Calderona natural park.

Jun 30, 2017, 16:49 PM IST
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