Wednesday, Aug 27, 2014

Full Coverage : SPANISH LA LIGA

Real Madrid kick off La Liga campaign with 2-0 win
BenzemaReutersT
August 26, 2014

Champions Atletico made a sluggish start to the defence of their La Liga title with a 0-0 draw against Rayo Vallecano.

Atletico Madrid coach Diego Simeone suspended for eight matches
DiegoSimeoneAP-T
August 25, 2014

Simeone was ejected for dissent after he vociferously called for Juanfran Torres to be allowed back.

Lionel Messi nets twice in Barcelona’s 3-0 win
MessiApT

Messi, whose Argentina side were beaten in World Cup final by Germany, was the talisman once again for Barca.

More than just a title
DiegoSimeoneReutersT
May 19, 2014

Barca and Real’s stranglehold on Spain has grown and has always taken something special to crack.

Atletico Madrid, at last
atleticoreuterst
May 18, 2014

Atletico win their first league title in 18 years after rallying to 1-1 draw at Barcelona.

Nou or never for Atletico Madrid
barcat
May 17, 2014

Win or draw against Barcelona away on final day will hand Atletico first La Liga title since 1996.

Diego Costa fit for La Liga showdown, says Diego Simeone
diegocostat
May 16, 2014

Costa missed Sunday’s 1-1 draw to Malaga but returns to try to help Atletico clinch their first domestic league title in 18 years.

Barcelona boosted by Neymar return for Atletico showdown
neymart

Neymar, Gerard Pique and Jordi Alba were given the all-clear by medical staff for Saturday’s La Liga final clash.

Puyol bids emotional farewell to Barcelona
PuyolT
May 15, 2014

Barca will need to dip into the transfer market in the close season to find a replacement for Puyol.

Victor Valdes says ‘goodbye’ to Barcelona after 12 seasons
VictorValdesAPT
May 14, 2014

Valdes helped Barcelona win three Champions League crowns among various other trophies.

Atletico Madrid, Barcelona set up Spanish La Liga title decider
messit
May 12, 2014

Atletico leads with 89 points which means a draw will be enough to pry the championship away from Barca.

We have the character and strength to win La Liga final, says Jose Sosa
sosat

Saturday’s clash between Atletico and Barca will be only the third “winner takes all” match on the final day.

Cristiano Ronaldo ruled out of Real Madrid’s La Liga clash with Celta Vigo
ronaldot
May 10, 2014

The Real Madrid striker limped out of Wednesday’s 1-1 draw at Real Valladolid with a thigh strain.

To keep title hopes alive, Barcelona can’t afford to slip versus Elche
atleticot

Atletico coach Diego Simeone, meanwhile, is not losing any sleep over his team’s title challenge.

Real Madrid blow chance with Valladolid draw
madridt
May 9, 2014

Ronaldo’s injury seemed to affect Real’s spirit as they were too static and predictable in possession.

La Liga race remains too close to call
lat
May 6, 2014

Atletico lead with 88 points and Barcelona are second with 85 and Madrid have 83 points.

Draw signals end of the road for champions Barcelona
barcat
May 4, 2014

Barca’s feeble showing means Atletico can stretch their advantage at top to six points with two games left.

Barcelona’s last major title chance slipping away
BarcelonaAPT

Barca captain Xavi conceded that a fifth La Liga title in six years was next to impossible for the Catalan giants.

Atletico Madrid can seal La Liga title if Barcelona, Real Madrid slip up
amt
May 1, 2014

Victory at Levante would put Atletico on 91 points, while defeat for Barca against Getafe would end their title bid.

Lionel Messi comes good, Barcelona win again
MessiT
April 22, 2014

Messi has faced criticism for his lackluster performances in the team’s recent losses in the league.

Barcelona slip up in La Liga race
NeymarApT
April 14, 2014

Atletico took advantage of Barcelona’s loss on Saturday to open up a three point lead over Real Madrid.

All quiet on the Spanish front as leaders maintain status quo
AtleticoAPT
April 7, 2014

Atletico have 79 points from 32 matches, three more than their tally from last season when they finished third.

Atletico Madrid complete comeback win; Real Madrid, Barcelona keep pace
DiegoCostaAPT
March 31, 2014

Atletico have 76 points with seven games left, equalling their tally from last season when they finished third.

Real slip up at Sevilla; Atletico win 1-0 to stay top
sevillareuterst
March 28, 2014

Colombian striker Carlos Bacca struck twice to give the hosts Sevilla a sixth consecutive league win.

Diego Costa header keeps Atletico top of La Liga
diegocostareuterst
March 27, 2014

Atletico Madrid move ahead of Barcelona, as Real Madrid slip to third position after Sevilla loss.

Lionel Messi scores hat-trick in thrilling Clasico win
LionelMessiReytersT
March 24, 2014

Messi’s treble meant four-times World Player of the Year became the all-time top scorer in ‘Clasicos’ with 21 goal.

Real Madrid’s Karim Benzema fit for Clasico
benzemareuterst
March 23, 2014

Benzema will return at centre forward with Ronaldo on the left and winger Gareth Bale on the right.

Real Madrid in sole lead after 3-0 win over Levante
RealMadridT
March 11, 2014

Barcelona was left four points adrift of the pacesetters following Saturday’s stunning 1-0 defeat at Valladolid.

Real Madrid punish Barcelona stumble
CristianoRonaldoAPT
March 10, 2014

Real Madrid took full advantage of Barcelona’s shock loss at Real Valladolid with a 3-0 home win over 10-man Levante.

Atletico Madrid’s La Liga title hopes take a hit
AtleticoMadridAPT
February 24, 2014

It was the first time Atletico conceded three goals in the first half since Argentine coach Diego Simeone took over.

Rampant Real Madrid top as Barcelona lose again
GarethBaleReutersT

Gareth Bale scored a blistering long-range strike to help Madrid brush aside Elche 3-0

Barcelona hit Rayo Vallecano for a six at Nou Camp
LionelMessiReutersT
February 16, 2014

Lionel Messi struck twice at Nou Camp to take his total in Spain’s top flight to 228 goals from 263 matches.

Real Madrid go top after Atletico slump to shock defeat
Real Madrid
February 9, 2014

Real lost Marcelo to injury before Mario fired Villarreal back into the contest as the home team sat back.

Barcelona suffer shock 3-2 home loss to Valencia
Lionel Messi
February 2, 2014

The result left the Catalans with one win from their last four league matches.

Barcelona. Atletico Madrid surge back to top
LionelMessiAPT
January 27, 2014

Real Madrid had claimed the overnight lead thanks to Saturday’s 2-0 home success against Granada.

Atletico Madrid can go top after Barcelona held at Levante
Barcelona
January 20, 2014

Real Madrid are third on 50 points, level with Atletico but behind on goal difference.

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