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Real Madrid’s perfect run under Santiago Solari ends with 3-0 loss to Eibar

November 24, 2018 10:36:36 pm

Gonzalo Escalante, Sergi Enrich and Kike Garcia piled misery on Real Madrid, who are sixth, in an anaemic display in the Basque country.

La Liga Stadiums: Valencia’s Mestalla Stadium – Beauty of the oldest stadium in Spanish first division

November 24, 2018 3:46:08 pm

The Mestalla, famous for its imposing North Stand, is the home of Valencia and the oldest among the stadiums that are currently hosting La Liga matches.

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Atletico Madrid hosts Barcelona with chance to take lead in Spain

November 24, 2018 8:33:06 am

Atletico Madrid may be looking at its best chance to end an eight-year winless streak against Barcelona in the Spanish league.

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Tiny Eibar fly flag for gender equality in La Liga

November 23, 2018 10:36:04 am

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.

Ousmane Dembele must learn from experienced Barca players: Luis Suarez

November 20, 2018 4:18:47 pm

Ousmane Dembele was left out of the squad for Barca's 4-3 defeat by Real Betis last Sunday after failing to turn up to training three days earlier.

Barcelona’s Ivan Rakitic set for time out with hamstring strain

November 18, 2018 7:34:36 am

The Croatian had already been ruled out of his country's winner-takes-all game against England on Sunday in the new competition and was sent back to Barcelona, where he underwent tests on Saturday

La Liga takes case for regular-season game in USA to fans

November 16, 2018 12:14:32 am

That message was made clear in bold, black type in the Herald on Thursday, urging fans; "Let's do it together. For the Game, For the Fans. For Miami".

Real Madrid to appoint Santiago Solari on permanent basis: Spanish FA

November 12, 2018 7:42:09 pm

Santiago Solari has led the team to four wins in four games since replacing Julen Lopetegui at the helm of the European champions two weeks ago.

Barcelona's Ivan Rakitic and Gerard Pique looks dejected after Real Betis' second goal scored by Joaquin

Ousmane Dembele must learn football is 24-hour job, warns Gerard Pique

November 12, 2018 10:26:34 am

Ousmane Dembele was not included in Barcelona's squad for defeat to Real Betis after not turning up to training and reportedly not informing the club of his whereabouts for 90 minutes.

Real Madrid's Karim Benzema celebrates scoring their first goal with Luka Modric against Celta Vigo

La Liga: Resurgent Real Madrid maintain winning run under Santiago Solari at Celta Vigo

November 12, 2018 10:05:30 am

The win over Celta Vigo saw Real Madrid climb to sixth on 20 points from 12 matches in a jam-packed La Liga table closing the gap on Barcelona on 24 points.

Lionel Messi returns but Barcelona beaten at home by rampant Real Betis

November 12, 2018 12:33:30 am

Barcelona fell to a first home defeat in any competition for more than two years when they were beaten 4-3 by Real Betis at the Nou Camp on Sunday despite Lionel Messi returning from injury.

Diego Godin shakes off injury to give Atletico Madrid comeback win over Bilbao

November 11, 2018 4:18:45 pm

Atletico Madrid twice came from behind to pull off a thrilling 3-2 win at home to Athletic Bilbao on Saturday.

Lionel Messi back against Real Betis, Ousmane Dembele excluded from Barcelona squad

November 11, 2018 4:20:24 pm

Messi has been training in the last week and travelled with the team to Tuesday's Champions League game against Inter Milan but did not make the bench for the 1-1 draw.

Dani Carvajal defends sacked coach Julen Lopetegui

November 5, 2018 10:21:40 pm

The coach has endured a nightmare year after being sacked by Spain on the eve of the World Cup after agreeing to take the Real Madrid job.

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Spanish league and federation split over 2nd game in US

November 5, 2018 7:19:45 pm

The league's idea to play games in the US to promote its brand has been supported by many but has also been met by criticism from soccer officials and some fans and clubs in Spain.

La Liga Roundup: Sevilla unable to keep pace with Barcelona at the top

November 5, 2018 9:30:10 am

Barcelona gained from a draw by third-place Atletico Madrid on Saturday, draw by Sevilla and loss by fourth-place Alaves on Sunday.

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La Liga Roundup: With two more goals, Luis Suarez keeps Barcelona winning without Lionel Messi

November 4, 2018 7:43:10 am

Real Madrid ended their long wait for a La Liga victory by beating Real Valladolid 2-0 on Saturday.

Crisis? What crisis? Real Madrid will be fine, says David Beckham

November 3, 2018 7:14:18 pm

David Beckham does not think Real Madrid is going through anything as significant as a "crisis" and is confident his former club will soon emerge from their current run of poor form.

Real Madrid coach Solari challenges Gareth Bale to shine under spotlight after ‘Clasico’ criticism

November 2, 2018 10:50:57 pm

Gareth Bale, Real's record signing, has been in the firing line this week for a limp display in the thrashing at the Nou Camp.

La Liga stadiums: The city of Leganes and Butarque – a love story

November 2, 2018 12:08:18 pm

For the rest of the world, February 14 might signify the date when couples declare their love for each other but for the good folk of Leganes, it signifies the day Estadio Municipal de Butarque was opened back in 1998.

Spanish league launches campaign to show support for US game

November 1, 2018 4:25:03 pm

The league and its US partners on Thursday began asking fans to sign an online petition to show their support for the planned Barcelona-Girona game near Miami in January.

Real Madrid goes after new coach to save its season

October 31, 2018 9:05:16 am

Former player Santiago Solari, coach of Madrid B, was in charge of practice on Tuesday, but the club was in a hurry to find a replacement.

Santiago Solari says Real Madrid stars in pain and determined to fight back

October 30, 2018 10:48:35 pm

Real Madrid are ninth in La Liga after a 5-1 drubbing by Barcelona on Sunday.

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Real Madrid fire coach Julen Lopetegui after big loss to Barcelona

October 30, 2018 8:31:34 am

The club says Santiago Solari, coach of Real Madrid B, will be in charge until a replacement for Julen Lopetegui was hired.

Gareth Bale bears brunt of Real Madrid criticism

October 29, 2018 10:01:46 pm

Real Madrid coach Julen Lopetegui is likely to pay for the team’s poor start to the season, but Spanish media have also criticised the club’s players and Gareth Bale, in particular.