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La Liga roundup: Lionel Messi comes off bench to help Barcelona beat Leganes 3-1

Lionel Messi came off the bench at Camp Nou with the score at 1-1 in the second half and set up a goal by Luis Suarez before adding one of his own.

Real Madrid beat Sevilla 2-0, return to top three in La Liga

A long-range shot by Casemiro and a late goal by Luka Modric helped Real Madrid avoid another setback at home in the Spanish league, leading the team to a 2-0 victory against Sevilla on Saturday.

La Liga Stadiums: Getafe’s Estadio Coliseum Alfonso Perez derives its name from former Spanish footballer

Estadio Coliseum Alfonso Pérez is the home ground of Getafe CF, a Spanish football club that plays in La Liga. Built in 1998, the stadium has gone through several extensions and now holds a capacity of little more than 17,000.

La Liga referees pleased with VAR implementation so far

The head of Spain's referee committee on Tuesday hailed the use of video technology (VAR) in La Liga for significantly reducing the number of errors.

Karim Benzema, Jesus Vallejo add to Real Madrid injury problems  

Benzema and Vallejo join Gareth Bale, Toni Kroos, Thibaut Courtois, Marcos Llorente, Marco Asensio and Mariano Diaz on the sidelines.

Lionel Messi scores 400th La Liga goal for Barcelona

Lionel Messi further etched his name into Spanish football history by becoming the first player to score 400 goals in La Liga when he netted against Eibar on Sunday.

Antoine Griezmann strikes to give Atletico Madrid narrow win over Levante

Antoine Griezmann smashed home from the penalty spot in the 57th minute to score for the fifth consecutive game in all competitions.

Sevilla striker Nolito breaks leg in training

Sevilla striker Manuel "Nolito" Agudo has broken his leg in training and is set to be sidelined for around three months

Real Madrid injury problems deepen with Thibaut Courtois setback

Spanish media reports said Thibaut Courtois would be out for around 10 days, ruling him out of Sunday's trip to Real Betis in La Liga as well as both Copa del Rey games against Leganes.

La Liga Stadiums: Barcelona’s Camp Nou is third largest football stadium in the world

With a seating capacity of 99,354, Camp Nou is the largest stadium in Europe and the third largest football stadium in the World.

Real Madrid must focus more in early stages of games, says Santiago Solari

Real Madrid fell behind in Sunday's shock 2-0 home defeat by Real Sociedad with a goal in the third minute, and conceded the opening goal in last week's 2-2 draw at Villarreal.

Real Madrid was the only choice: Brahim Diaz

New Real Madrid signing Brahim Diaz said he had no choice but to leave Manchester City and sign for the club of his dreams.