Lionel Messi's brace guides improved Barcelona to 3-1 win over Girona in friendly

Lionel Messi scored twice as Barcelona eased to a 3-1 victory over Girona in their second pre-season friendly under Ronald Koeman on Wednesday.

Sep 17, 2020, 12:36 PM IST

La Liga: Getafe close in on Champions League spot after seeing off Girona

Getafe are six points ahead of sixth-placed Valencia, who visit Huesca later on Sunday.

May 05, 2019, 19:51 PM IST

Getafe, Sevilla and Valencia eye UEFA Champions League riches

With three games to go, little-known Getafe have 55 points along with Sevilla but cling on to the coveted fourth spot due to their superior head-to-head record, while Valencia are sixth on 52 but have the best head-to-head record of the trio.

May 02, 2019, 18:00 PM IST

La Liga: Valencia make it four straight wins with exciting Girona success

The dramatic win left Valencia seventh on 39 points, six behind fourth-placed Getafe, two adrift of Alaves in fifth and one behind Sevilla.

Mar 11, 2019, 18:08 PM IST

Manchester City owners keen to invest in Indian club this year

City Football Group (CFG), which owns seven clubs worldwide across different football leagues, hope to complete a deal for a club in India too by the end of the year.

Mar 05, 2019, 16:46 PM IST

La Liga: Real Madrid suffer shock home defeat to Girona, derailing title bid

Madrid substitutes Gareth Bale and Vinicius Jr each squandered opportunities to level and things got worse when Ramos earned a second yellow card in stoppage time and was sent off for the 25th time in club football.

Feb 18, 2019, 09:34 AM IST

Karim Benzema, Vinicius Jr. lead Real Madrid to fourth straight La Liga win

The victory took Real Madrid to 42 points, cutting the gap on second-placed Atletico Madrid to two points ahead of next Saturday's city derby.

Feb 04, 2019, 11:29 AM IST

Copa del Rey: Karim Benzema double seals Real Madrid's place in semis

The French forward, netted twice in the first-half to take his goalscoring tally to 209 goals in 446 games, moving ahead into sixth place on the club's all-time top scorers list. 

Feb 01, 2019, 10:02 AM IST

Copa del Rey: Sevilla stun defending champions Barcelona 2-0

The second leg takes place next Wednesday, where Espanyol take on Real Betis and Real Madrid host Girona on Thursday in the remaining quarter-final, first legs after Getafe defeated Valencia 1-0 on Tuesday.

Jan 24, 2019, 09:50 AM IST

Atletico Madrid, Girona play out 1-1 draw in Copa del Rey last-16 tie

The two teams will square off again in the second and final leg on January 16 at Wanda Metropolitano Stadium in Madrid.

Jan 10, 2019, 17:06 PM IST

La Liga: Sevilla put pressure on leaders Barcelona with win over Girona

Argentine playmaker Ever Banega scored from the penalty spot in the 55th minute, after Andre Silva had been brought down, and Banega was also at the heart of a splendid team move from which Pablo Sarabia stretched Sevilla`s lead 10 minutes later.

Dec 16, 2018, 19:20 PM IST

Barcelona withdraw from next month's La Liga match in Miami

Barcelona are currently standing at the top of the La Liga table, with nine wins from 15 games they have played so far. 

Dec 11, 2018, 11:23 AM IST

Aritz Aduriz's strike gives Athletic Bilbao first La Liga win since August

Athletic Bilbao will now lock horns with Alaves at Mendizorrotza Stadium on December 18, while Girona will face Sevilla in their next La Liga clash on Decemer 16. 

Dec 11, 2018, 09:47 AM IST

La Liga launches petition to garner support for troubled Miami game

The proposals were dealt a fresh blow when the president of world soccer`s organising body FIFA, Gianni Infantino, declared at a council meeting last week in Rwanda that "official match leagues must be played within the territory of the respective member association".

Nov 01, 2018, 19:24 PM IST

Luis Suarez's hat-trick against Girona extends six-goal Barcelona's La Liga lead

Luis Suarez hit a hat-trick and Philippe Coutinho scored a brilliant first league goal for Barcelona as the La Liga leaders thrashed Girona 6-1 to open up a 10-point lead at the top of the table.

Feb 25, 2018, 13:38 PM IST

Real Madrid suffer shock defeat to La Liga minnows Girona in Catalonia

The defending Liga champions suffered a shock 2-1 defeat in their first ever league visit to Catalan side. 

Oct 30, 2017, 10:22 AM IST

Barcelona face Girona in Catalan derby as political unrest grows in Spain

Situated 100km from Barcelona, the city of Girona is fiercely pro-independence and a spiky atmosphere with a strong anti-Spain sentiment is expected at the promoted side’s Montilivi stadium.

Sep 22, 2017, 00:03 AM IST

Spain police launch graft probe in Catalan president's fiefdom

A survey commissioned by the regional government in July showed 49.4 percent of Catalans were against independence while 41.1 percent were in favour.

Sep 19, 2017, 18:47 PM IST