Monday, Dec 22, 2014

Full Coverage : SPANISH LA LIGA

Luis Suarez opens La Liga account in Barcelona’s 5-0 drubbing of Cordoba
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December 20, 2014

The Uruguayan scored his first goal in La Liga when he slotted the ball home from a Pedro pass.

Cristiano Ronaldo seals the deal in Real Madrid’s ‘Perfect 20’
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December 14, 2014

Ronaldo turned home crosses from Benzema and Carvajal to take his La Liga tally to 25 goals this season.

Cristiano Ronaldo’s brace help Real Madrid stretch winning streak to 20
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December 13, 2014

Cristiano Ronaldo converted the crosses from Benzema and Carvajal to take his goal tally to 25 in La Liga.

I was accused of being a racist without any proof, says Luis Suarez
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December 12, 2014

Suarez was unhappy about the 8-match ban he received at Liverpool for racially abusing United’s Patrice Evra.

Lionel Messi scores hat-trick, 400th Barcelona goal
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December 8, 2014

Messi produced his tour de force just a day after Ronaldo scored a La Liga record 23rd hat-trick.

Cristiano Ronaldo’s record hat-trick gives Real Madrid La Liga record equalling win
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December 7, 2014

Ronaldo’s 23rd career hat trick in La Liga gave him one more treble than Alfredo Di Stefano and Telmo Zarra.

FC Barcelona edge out Valencia 1-0, closes gap on top
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December 1, 2014

The match was marred as Barcelona superstar Lionel Messi was hit by a bottle while goal celebrations.

Sweet 16 for Real Madrid
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Malaga win helped Real surpass their previous best of 15 successive wins in all competitions set in 1960-61 and 2011-12.

Carlo Ancelotti on a high after Real Madrid C.F. secure 16th consecutive win
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November 30, 2014

Real Madrid coach Carlo Ancelotti said he felt like he was dreaming after watching his team secure a record 16th win.

Express LOL: Why Lionel Messi is God
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November 24, 2014

We think that the time has come to deify Messi. Here are 7 facts that should conclusively prove that he is, indeed, divine.

Cristiano Ronaldo well on the way to smashing La Liga record
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November 23, 2014

Ronaldo is the first player to reach 20 goals in the opening 12 rounds of La Liga.

I couldn’t imagine I could break any record, says Lionel Messi
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Playing in his 289th league game, Messi first equaled Zarra’s record in 21st minute and then beat it in 72nd.

Lionel Messi creates La Liga record of 253 goals
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Messi surpassed Bilbao great Telmo Zarra’s milestone of 251 goals that had stood untouched since 1955.

Look who’s back: David Moyes takes over as head coach of Real Sociedad
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November 11, 2014

In Moyes 51 matches in charge at Old Trafford, Manchester United won 27, drew nine and lost 15 in all competitions.

Real Madrid drown Rayo Vellacano; Barcelona victorious at Almeria
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November 9, 2014

Luis Suarez impressed in Barca jersey while Gareth Bale did his part to the perfection.

Real Madrid thrash Granada 4-0
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November 2, 2014

Madrid rose 2 points ahead of Barca, which can recover top spot in standings with a win over Celta Vigo.

Isco keen to make most of Gareth Bale’s absence
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October 30, 2014

The local media has stepped up pressure on Bale, criticising the Welshman for not helping out more in defence.

Real Madrid hand 4-1 thrashing to Cornella in King’s Cup
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Varane converted two corners as a second-string Real Madrid began the defence of their King’s Cup with a win.

La Liga’s best, Cristiano Ronaldo picks up three awards
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October 29, 2014

The best coach award went to Atletico Madrid’s Diego Simeone and the League Champion award went to his club.

Real Madrid stab three into Barcelona’s heart
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October 26, 2014

There was no dream return for Suarez, making his Barca debut after a four-month ban.

Real Madrid recover to win ‘El Clasico’
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Real Madrid come from behind to beat Barcelona 3-1 and move just one point short of the league leaders.

Luis Suarez will play some minutes in Clasico, says coach
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October 25, 2014

Real Madrid will have Spain centre back Sergio Ramos available for Saturday’s “clasico” against Barcelona.

Luis Suarez likely to return in Clasico, says Barcelona coach
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October 24, 2014

Luis Suarez will play some part in the match at the Santiago Bernabeu, informed Luis Enrique.

Atletico de Madrid win as Carlos Bacca and Kevin Gameiro put Sevilla on second
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October 20, 2014

Sevilla beat Elche 2-0 with second-half goals from Bacca and Gameiro to move up to second in La Liga.

Cristiano Ronaldo’s double sinks Levante
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Cristiano Ronaldo maintained his blistering scoring form with two goals as Real swept Levante aside 5-0.

Cristiano Ronaldo scores brace as Real Madrid humble lowly Levante
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October 18, 2014

The Portuguese has 15 netted times in the first eight league games and Real move up to second in the table.

Cusp of yet another record
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Messi, who completed 10 years in Barcelona, is on the verge of topping La Liga’s all-time scoring charts.

Lionel Messi eyes fresh opportunity for La Liga goals record
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October 16, 2014

Lionel Messi is in pursuit of a Telmo Zarra’s six-decade-old La Liga scoring record of 251 goals.

Cristiano Ronaldo: In a league of his own
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October 7, 2014

Ronaldo matches Alfredo Di Stefano & Telmo Zarra’s record with 22nd La Liga hat-trick; helps Real crush Bilbao 5-0.

Cristiano Ronaldo hits third treble in five games
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October 6, 2014

Victory takes Real within four points of leaders Barcelona behind Valencia and Sevilla, but ahead of champions Atletico.

Lionel Messi, Neymar Jr tag team wins it for Barca; Atletico falter
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Rayo was spared a larger defeat thanks to Barcelona not exploiting its chances, despite the hosts being two men down.

In first 13 minutes, Valencia seal game against Atletico Madrid, easy win for Barcelona
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October 5, 2014

Valencia stunned Atletico Madrid with three goals in the first 13 minutes before holding on to win.

Rafinha back for Barcelona’s tie against Rayo Vallecano; Thomas Vermaelen to sit out
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October 3, 2014

Rafinha, the younger brother of Bayern midfielder Thiago Alcantara, has been sidelined with a muscle injury.

Neymar hat-trick in Barcelona’s 6
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September 28, 2014

Cristiano Ronaldo kept up his rich scoring form with the second goal for Real Madrid in a 2-0 win at Villarreal.

Lionel Messi, Neymar show gives Barcelona big victory, Real Madrid also win
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The win gave Barca the provisional league lead. Valencia can match it on points with a win at Sociedad.

Malaga hold mighty Barcelona; Atletico Madrid edge out Almeria
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September 25, 2014

Atletico Madrid stayed close to the pacesetters after a header by Miranda gave the capital club a 1-0 win at Almeria.