Copa del Rey

Real Sociedad advance to 1st Copa del Rey final in 32 years

Real Sociedad, who upset host Real Madrid in a 4-3 thriller to reach this season's Copa del Rey final four, won the first leg of this semifinal clash 2-1.

Mar 05, 2020, 11:25 AM IST

Dominant Athletic take narrow lead over Granada in Copa del Rey semi-final

Athletic have won the tournament 23 times, more than any side except Barcelona, and are favourites to reach their 38th final.

Feb 13, 2020, 10:18 AM IST

Barcelona knocked out of Copa Del Rey by Atletico Bilbao

Record 30 times Copa Del Rey winners Barcelona knocked out by Atletico Bilbao after a stoppage-time header from Inaki Williams.

Feb 07, 2020, 12:12 PM IST

Barcelona, Real Madrid knocked out of Copa del Rey

Athletic Club Bilbao and Real Sociedad booked their places in the semifinals of Spain's Copa del Rey after they knocked favourites FC Barcelona and Real Madrid out of the competition

Feb 07, 2020, 10:49 AM IST

Lionel Messi powers Barcelona into Copa del Rey quarterfinals

A Lionel Messi-inspired Barcelona eased past Leganes 5-0 on Thursday to reach the Copa del Rey quarterfinals. Leganes, second-bottom of La Liga, made a number of changes from the side that secured a 0-0 draw against Atletico Madrid at the weekend and a full-strength Barca took advantage.

Jan 31, 2020, 10:51 AM IST

La Liga: Marcelino says Valencia sacking down to Copa del Rey victory

Marcelino was relieved of his duties as Valencia boss on Wednesday after two seasons at the helm, with the club sitting tenth in the league standings after three games.

Sep 13, 2019, 18:27 PM IST

La Liga: Valencia sack manager Marcelino Garcia Toral

The 54-year-old, who won the Copa del Rey and secured Champions League football last season, leaves after two campaigns at the helm.

Sep 11, 2019, 20:53 PM IST

Barcelona signs Japan's Hiroki Abe on four-year deal

The 20-year-old will join the Barcelona B team for the moment, the La Liga champions said in a statement.

Jul 15, 2019, 23:27 PM IST

Coach Ernesto Valverde has contract for next season: Barcelona president Josep Bartomeu

Bartomeu feels that this season was neither a season of excellence nor it was a season of failure.

May 26, 2019, 18:46 PM IST

Valencia knock Barcelona off Copa del Rey throne

Kevin Gameiro and Rodrigo Moreno struck first-half goals to give Marcelino`s dominant Valencia control of the final in Seville`s sweltering Benito Villamarin stadium.

May 26, 2019, 17:33 PM IST

Sevilla sack coach Pablo Machin after Europa League exit

The club have placed director of football Joaquin Caparros in charge until the end of the season. 

Mar 15, 2019, 20:19 PM IST

Manager Santiago Solari's Real Madrid future in doubt despite Valladolid win

Real have no realistic chance of a trophy after falling 12 points behind leaders Barcelona, who knocked them out of the Copa del Rey in the semi-finals.

Mar 11, 2019, 13:36 PM IST

Ajax hope to capitalise on Sergio Ramos absence for Real Madrid, says coach

Nacho Fernandez will likely take Ramos's place in the Madrid lineup, after the Real captain was ruled out by UEFA for geting booked deliberately.

Mar 05, 2019, 10:40 AM IST

La Liga: Barcelona show defensive strength to see off Real Madrid again

Ivan Rakitic scored the decisive goal for La Liga leaders Barcelona to send them 12 points clear of Real and surely ending their hopes of getting back in the title race.

Mar 03, 2019, 10:53 AM IST

Real Madrid coach defends forward Vinicius Junior despite lack of goals

Vinicius had several scoring chances against Barcelona in Thursday`s second leg of the Copa del Rey semi-finals, but he was unable to capitalise on any of them.

Mar 02, 2019, 13:53 PM IST

Copa del Rey: Valencia see off Betis to set up final clash against Barcelona

Barca, who have won the last four editions of the competition, beat Real Madrid 3-0 away on Thursday for a 4-1 aggregate victory in the other semi-final.

Mar 01, 2019, 07:36 AM IST

Manager Santiago Solari rues Real Madrid wastefulness in 'Clasico' defeat to Barcelona

With Vinicius Jr their chief creator, Madrid produced a dominant display at the Santiago Bernabeu but a goal eluded them and they exited the competition staring at a harsh 1-4 aggregate defeat.

Feb 28, 2019, 14:19 PM IST

Diego Simeone renews Atletico Madrid contract until 2022

Simeone, who spent two separate spells at Atletico Madrid as a player, took over as coach in December 2011 with the club hovering above the relegation zone and transformed them into one of the top sides in Europe.

Feb 15, 2019, 11:28 AM IST

La Liga: Sevilla battle back to grab last-gasp draw against Eibar

The unlikely draw took Sevilla to 37 points in the standings, two points ahead of fifth-placed Getafe who beat Celta Vigo 3-1 on Saturday.

Feb 11, 2019, 11:59 AM IST

Santiago Solari's Real Madrid show clear improvement in Clasico 1-1 draw

Julen Lopetegui`s short-lived spell in charge was brought to an end in October with a humiliating capitulation to Barca and Solari was appointed the next day on an interim basis.

Feb 07, 2019, 12:47 PM IST