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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

La Liga: Makeshift Barcelona defeated at Celta Vigo and lose Ousmane Dembele to injury

Celta`s captain and talisman Iago Aspas then sealed the win by converting from the penalty spot after another VAR review ruled that Barca`s Samuel Umtiti had handled the ball.

May 05, 2019, 17:28 PM IST

La Liga: Leganes dent Sevilla's Champions League hopes

Victory at the Ramon Sanchez-Pizjuan ensured the visitors are safe from relegation while helping Getafe, fourth, and Valencia, sixth, in their bid to finish in the top four ahead of fifth-placed Sevilla.

May 04, 2019, 17:29 PM IST

Barcelona legend Xavi Hernandez to retire at end of season

The 39-year-old Spanish star, who is currently playing for Al-Sadd in Qatar, added that he would focus on his career as a coach after retirement. 

May 03, 2019, 12:38 PM IST

La Liga: Valencia's top four hopes dented after late loss to Eibar

The defeat keeps Valencia in sixth place in the standings on 52 points after 35 games, three behind Sevilla who were in action against Girona later on Sunday. 

Apr 28, 2019, 19:09 PM IST

Lionel Messi increases iconic status at Barcelona with 10th La Liga crown

Messi`s first Barca title came in 2005 when he was 17 years old and he was also a fringe player when he collected his second La Liga medal a year later. 

Apr 28, 2019, 17:09 PM IST

Lionel Messi seals another La Liga title for Barcelona

Barca`s captain decided the game and the title in the 61st-minute when he received a header from Arturo Vidal and planted the ball into the far bottom corner.

Apr 28, 2019, 12:03 PM IST

La Liga: Underwhelming Real Madrid held to stalemate at Getafe

Getafe, who have never played in the Champions League, clung on to the fourth spot but are level on 55 points with Sevilla, who thrashed Rayo Vallecano 5-0 earlier on Thursday. 

Apr 26, 2019, 18:36 PM IST

La Liga: Atletico Madrid put Barcelona celebrations on ice with win over Valencia

Alvaro Morata put Atletico ahead on a rain-swept evening in the ninth minute by knocking a cross in from close range on the volley but Valencia equalised in the 36th through former Atletico forward Kevin Gameiro.

Apr 25, 2019, 18:12 PM IST

La Liga: Thomas Lemar leaves it late to give Atletico Madrid win at Eibar

France winger Lemar settled an exciting and open game in the 85th minute, racing towards the far post to meet a pass from midfielder Koke and slam the ball into the net from close range.

Apr 21, 2019, 17:20 PM IST

Barcelona inch closer to La Liga title with 2-1 win over Real Sociedad

Barca lead the standings on 77 points after 33 games, comfortably clear of nearest challengers Atletico Madrid who won 1-0 at Eibar earlier.

Apr 21, 2019, 11:45 AM IST

Lionel Messi is the best player in football history: Carles Puyol

The ex-Barcelona captain, who won three Champions League titles, praised the 31-year old for improving `in every way`.

Apr 20, 2019, 18:46 PM IST

Philippe Coutinho under spotlight against Real Sociedad after 'ugly gesture'

Barca hold a nine-point lead over nearest challengers Atletico Madrid at the top of La Liga with six games left and can further strengthen their grip on the title race with victory at the Nou Camp, where Coutinho will be in the spotlight again.

Apr 18, 2019, 18:06 PM IST

La Liga: Valencia crush Levante 3-1 to boost push for fourth spot

Valencia are sixth in the La Liga standings after 32 games on 49 points, two behind fifth-placed Getafe who drew 2-2 at Valladolid.

Apr 15, 2019, 16:31 PM IST

La Liga: Getafe slip out of top-four despite draw against Real Valladolid

Getafe`s veteran striker Jorge Molina grabbed a valuable point by scoring from a fiercely-contested penalty in the fourth minute of stoppage time.

Apr 14, 2019, 20:36 PM IST

Sevilla edge out Betis 3-2 to go fourth in La Liga

The win took Sevilla up to fourth in the standings on 52 points, two above fifth-placed Getafe who are in action on Sunday at Real Valladolid. 

Apr 14, 2019, 13:11 PM IST

Barcelona also insulted referee, says Diego Simeone after Costa red card

Costa was shown a straight red card in the 28th minute of the top-of-the-table clash for a verbal outburst at referee Jesus Gil Manzano, who said in his report that the striker had made a derogatory comment about his mother.

Apr 07, 2019, 17:39 PM IST

Struggling Rayo Vallecano end Valencia's unbeaten run with 2-0 win

Rayo had squandered the lead in their last two games but clung on to their advantage with the help of more impressive saves from keeper Garcia.

Apr 07, 2019, 16:02 PM IST

Barcelona took 'two steps' towards La Liga title with Atletico win: Luis Suarez

Having taken a huge step towards the title, Barca can now focus on their Champions League quarter-final first leg against Manchester United on Wednesday. 

Apr 07, 2019, 15:04 PM IST

Karim Benzema is 'hugely important' for Real Madrid, admits manager Zinedine Zidane

Madrid, who are placed at the third spot and 13 points behind leaders Barcelona, will next lock horns with Leganes on April 16. 

Apr 07, 2019, 14:38 PM IST