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La Liga: Lionel Messi called off the bench to sink Leganes

Messi provided the spark Barca needed by firing a venomous shot from the outside the area which was too powerful for goalkeeper Ivan Cuellar to hold, and Luis Suarez pounced to stab home on the rebound in the 71st minute.

Jan 21, 2019, 10:40 AM IST

Copa del Rey: Real Madrid roll to 3-0 win over Leganes in last-16 first leg

Real Madrid and Leganes will now play in the second leg of the Copa del Rey last-16 tie on January 17. 

Jan 10, 2019, 16:46 PM IST

Tiny Eibar fly flag for gender equality in La Liga

While women hold high offices at Real Madrid, Real Sociedad and Leganes, Eibar are the only club in Spain where over half of the management positions are occupied by women.

Nov 23, 2018, 12:14 PM IST

La Liga: Real Madrid manager Julen Lopetegui laments lack of urgency against Seville

Andre Silva and Wissam Ben Yedder scored 3 goals in the first half as Real conceded three league goals before the break for the first time since 2003

Sep 27, 2018, 16:41 PM IST

Gareth Bale leads Real Madrid to low-key win over Leganes ahead of Bayern clash

Serbian Darko Brasanac gave Leganes hope of a comeback, but Real closed out the victory despite struggling in the second half.

Apr 29, 2018, 17:01 PM IST

La Liga: Red-hot Antoine Griezmann bags four as Atletico Madrid rout Leganes

Antoine Griezmann scored all four goals as Atletico Madrid swatted aside Leganes 4-0 in La Liga on Wednesday to cut the gap on leaders Barcelona to four points.

Mar 01, 2018, 09:47 AM IST

La Liga: Sans Cristiano Ronaldo, Real Madrid rally to win 3-1 at Leganes

Spanish winger Lucas Vazquez pulled the champions back into the game five minutes later by latching on to a backheel by Casemiro and arrowing his finish into the far bottom corner. 

Feb 22, 2018, 10:00 AM IST

Sevilla outlast Leganes to reach King's Cup final

Sevilla recovered from a humiliating loss to Eibar by booking their place in the King`s Cup final for a second time in three seasons, beating Leganes 2-0 on Wednesday in a semi-final second leg to progress 2-1 on aggregate.

Feb 08, 2018, 15:29 PM IST

Zinedine Zidane takes blame as Real Madrid crash out of Copa del Rey

Real Madrid crashed to a humiliating Copa del Rey exit on Wednesday when they were knocked out by little Leganes in the quarter-finals with under-fire coach Zinedine Zidane taking the blame.

Jan 25, 2018, 14:02 PM IST

La Liga: Last-gasp Lionel Messi penalty rescues poor Barcelona from jaws of Leganes humiliation

The Argentine opened the scoring after just four minutes, but Leganes enjoyed the better of the chances and levelled 19 minutes from time through Unai Lopez.

Feb 20, 2017, 08:34 AM IST

La Liga: In the aftermath of PSG defeat, Barcelona gear up to face Leganes at home

La Liga fixture talks about Atletico Madrid's encounter with Gijon, while Real Madrid will face Espanyol

Feb 17, 2017, 08:37 AM IST

WOAH! Bengaluru boy becomes first Indian footballer to sign professional contract with La Liga club

The teenager will play his first game for Leganes once his registration is formalized by FIFA in the coming days.

Oct 05, 2016, 11:26 AM IST

Lionel Messi double leads five-star Barcelona past Leganes in Spain

Barca suffered a shock 2-1 home defeat to Alaves last weekend.

Sep 17, 2016, 18:56 PM IST