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Athletic Bilbao routs Getafe 5-1 in Spanish league

January 26, 2021 9:44 am

The home victory against Getafe left Athletic in ninth place in the Spanish league, closer to the qualification spots for European competitions.

La Liga: Lionel Messi nets 2 in Barca win at Bilbao; Atletico upset in Copa

January 07, 2021 7:49 am

Atlético leads the league but lost 1-0 at third-tier Cornellà in the Copa del Rey’s round of 32 — a result that means Diego Simeone’s side can focus even more on the La Liga title race.

La Liga: Messi surpasses Pele milestone with help from Barca teenager

December 23, 2020 8:51 am

Messi, who helped Barcelona win 3-0 at Valladolid, had equaled Pelé’s all-time scoring tally on Saturday. His 643rd career goal for Barcelona since his 2004 debut matched Pelé’s tally for Santos from 1957-74.

Athletic Bilbao spoils Huesca’s fun week by 2-0 in La Liga

December 19, 2020 8:24 am

Athletic was being shaded at home until the 86th minute when Bosnian forward Kenan Kodro drew a foul in the box from central defender Jorge Pulido. Pulido left thanks to a second yellow card and Kodro slotted the spot kick down the middle.

Spanish League: Jordi Alba leads Barcelona to 2-1 comeback win over Real Sociedad

December 17, 2020 10:47 am

The result shuffled the order of Sociedad, Atlético Madrid and Real Madrid, all level on points at the top of the table and separated only by goal difference. Atlético is now in first place, Sociedad in second, and Madrid in third.

La Liga: Barcelona lose at Cadiz; Real Madrid win, Atletico top

December 06, 2020 10:07 am

Real Madrid edged Sevilla 1-0 Saturday for its first win after three straight league setbacks, while Atlético beat Valladolid 2-0 to win its seventh straight league game and Barcelona lost 2-1 at promoted Cádiz to stay far from the top.

Real Madrid make some cash with squad moves for new season

September 08, 2020 6:44 pm

With the transfer of James Rodriguez to Everton made official on Monday, Madrid reportedly reached nearly 90 million euros (USD 106 million) in profits through a busy period in which it reorganized its squad.

Granada fairytale continues as they overtake Barcelona in La Liga standings

October 28, 2019 2:36 pm

Granada went top of the Spanish league on Sunday as it continued its impressive return to the top flight by beating Real Betis 1-0 at home.

Bangalore-based Brishti is first Indian female player in Spanish football league

May 16, 2019 10:53 pm

An ardent Ronaldinho fan, Brishti Bagchi was picked for trails to Houston Dash, a team that plays in the American National Women's Soccer League where she cleared the first two rounds. However, she could not make it to the team due to limited spots for international players but incidentally got picked by a Spanish scout for another trial in Spain.

With Cristiano Ronaldo banned, burden of expectation on Gareth Bale

February 04, 2015 11:43 am

With Ronaldo banned, Real bank on Welshman as they try to extend Liga lead against Sevilla.