La Liga

Ousmane Dembele, Lionel Messi fire as Barcelona sink Sevilla to keep title chase alive

The result ended a six-game winning streak in the league for Sevilla, who remained fourth in the standings on 48 points, while Barca climbed above Real Madrid into second place with 53 points, two behind Atletico but having played two more games.

Feb 28, 2021, 10:18 AM IST

La Liga: Real Madrid close gap on Atletico after 2-0 win over Valladolid

Real Madrid remain in second but moved on to 52 points after 24 games, with Atletico leading the standings on 55 with a game in hand. Barcelona, who play at home to Cadiz on Sunday, are third on 46 points. Valladolid, meanwhile, are 19th. 

Feb 21, 2021, 10:18 AM IST

La Liga football: Karim Benzema lifts depleted Real Madrid past Getafe

Karim Benzema had already scored in the second half and Madrid went on to win for the third time in four games in a match that was postponed from the first round as European competitions finished later than scheduled last season because of the coronavirus pandemic.

Feb 10, 2021, 10:01 AM IST

Football: Luis Suarez break this BIG record of Cristiano Ronaldo

Ronaldo, who joined Real Madrid from Manchester United in 2009 to break the then world-record transfer fee, scored 15 goals in 17 matches in a stunning start to his La Liga career. In scoring twice for the former champions, Suarez set a new record with his 16 goals in 17 La Liga appearance for Atletico since joining from Barcelona last summer.

Feb 09, 2021, 10:06 AM IST

Lionel Messi banned for two games after first red card of career

It was the first time in 754 matches that Lionel Messi had been sent off for Barcelona. He has received two red cards while playing for Argentina, including on his debut back in 2005. After passing the ball out to the left flank, Messi swung his right arm at the head of Athletic forward Asier Villalibre as they ran toward the box. Villalibre immediately fell to the ground.

Jan 20, 2021, 07:36 AM IST

Real Madrid are biggest money-churners among European elite in COVID-19 hit season

La Liga champions Real Madrid recorded overall income of 681.2 million euros ($832 million) in the 2019-20 season despite an 8% drop in revenue, a study from auditing firm KPMG revealed on Sunday.The Spanish champions' revenues was the highest among the teams that won domestic titles in Europe`s six major leagues. Bundesliga champions Bayern Munich recorded 607.2 million euros, followed by Premier League winners Liverpool (557 million euros) and Ligue 1's Paris St Germain (540.6 million euros).

Jan 11, 2021, 09:17 AM IST

La Liga: Real Madrid frustrated by Osasuna in freezing conditions, Barcelona outclass Granada

Real Madrid were held to a goalless draw at struggling Osasuna on Saturday, failing to overcome the unforgiving conditions amid persistent snow and passing up the chance to go clear at the top of La Liga.

Jan 10, 2021, 08:35 AM IST

This Barcelona defender tests positive for coronavirus, goes into isolation

Barcelona are standing at the seventh spot in the standings with four wins from nine matches they have played so far.

Dec 03, 2020, 12:32 PM IST

La Liga: Barcelona's Lionel Messi fined for 'Newell's' tribute to Argentina legend Diego Maradona in Osasuna clash

Messi, who was fined 600 euros while his club were fined 180, paid homage to his late compatriot by taking off his Barca shirt to reveal a Newell`s Old Boys shirt belonging to Maradona.

Dec 03, 2020, 09:35 AM IST

La Liga: Own goal gives dominant Atletico Madrid sixth straight win

With the win, Atletico Madrid have moved on to 23 points after nine games, level with leaders Real Sociedad who have played 10 and are in action on Sunday at home to Villarreal.

Nov 29, 2020, 09:03 AM IST

La Liga matches to begin with minute's silence in Argentina football great Diego Maradona's honour

Maradona has played in the Spanish league in two stints either side of his sojourn at Napoli.

Nov 28, 2020, 17:00 PM IST

'It`s time for UEFA, FIFA to think’: FC Barcelona coach Ronald Koeman slams packed football calendar

Ronald Koeman's outburst came after Barcelona's two first team players, Gerard Pique and Sergi Roberto both got injured in their recent game against Atletico Madrid. To prevent further injuries, Koeman decided to rest Messi for their Champions League game against Dynamo Kiev.

Nov 23, 2020, 23:04 PM IST

FC Barcelona's defensive worries increase with long-term injuries to Gerard Pique, Sergi Roberto

FC Barcelona's two first choice players - Gerard Pique and Sergi Roberto were both injured in Saturday's game against Atletico Madrid. Barca had lost the game 1-0 after a howler by goalkeeper Marc-Andre ter Stegen at the stroke of half-time.

Nov 22, 2020, 23:57 PM IST

La Liga: Depleted Real Madrid play out 1-1 draw at Villarreal after yet another penalty

Real, who were beaten 4-1 by Valencia in their last league game, are fourth in the standings on 17 points.

Nov 21, 2020, 23:26 PM IST

Real Madrid's Sergio Ramos set to miss Inter Milan clash with hamstring injury

Ramos is most likely to miss the upcoming La Liga clash against high-flying Villarreal this weekend and the Champions League match against Inter Milan on November 26.

Nov 20, 2020, 19:33 PM IST

Real Madrid thumped 4-1 by Valencia as Soler scores hat-trick of penalties

In a rare sight, Valencia forward Carlos Soler scored a hat-trick of penalties at home to power his side to an emphatic 4-1 win over Real Madrid in a La Liga clash.

Nov 09, 2020, 23:50 PM IST

FC Barcelona wonderkid Ansu Fati out for four months following knee surgery

Fati was injured in Barca's 5-2 win over Real Betis in La Liga on Saturday (November 7).

Nov 09, 2020, 23:35 PM IST

La Liga: Lionel Messi scores brace from the bench as Barcelona thump Real Betis 5-2

After failing to win their last four league games, Barca returned to winning ways with an emphatic 5-2 victory over Real Betis on Saturday evening.

Nov 08, 2020, 23:58 PM IST

La Liga Santander: 10-man Alaves hold Barca after Neto howler

Barcelona goalkeeper Neto made an embarrassing gaffe as his side were held to a 1-1 draw away to Alaves on Saturday, despite playing the final half an hour with an extra man.

Nov 01, 2020, 07:14 AM IST

La Liga: Eden Hazard scores on return as Real Madrid thump Huesca 4-1

Eden Hazard marked his return after a long injury lay-off with a rasping strike to open the scoring in the 40th minute. This was Hazard's first goal in over a year.

Oct 31, 2020, 22:14 PM IST