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With attacks clicking, Madrid and Barcelona dominate early

September 3, 2018 10:36:24 pm

Madrid and Barcelona are the only teams with a perfect start after three matches, earning healthy gaps to other potential title contenders. 

Brazilian great Ronaldo buys majority stake in La Liga side Real Valladolid

September 3, 2018 6:54:01 pm

Brazilian legend Ronaldo paid around 30 million euros ($35 million), according to Spanish media reports.

Jordi Alba, Iago Aspas respond to Spain slight with goals in La Liga wins

September 3, 2018 3:38:18 pm

Their strong showings came after Luis Enrique left both players, along with Atletico's Jorge 'Koke' Resurreccion, out of his squad for upcoming matches against England and Croatia.

La Liga Roundup: Barcelona humiliate Huesca, Real Betis edge Seville derby

September 3, 2018 10:13:09 am

The thrashing lifted Barcelona above Real Madrid at the top of the La Liga standings on goal difference after three games.

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La Liga Roundup: Karim Benzema brace, VAR help Real Madrid beat Leganes; Atletico Madrid lose

September 2, 2018 11:35:12 am

At 1-1 in the 48th minute and with Leganes holding its own, Karim Benzema skillfully headed in an out-swerving cross from Marco Asensio despite tussling with defender Jonathan Silva.

Atletico Madrid handed first defeat of season with 0-2 loss against Celta Vigo

September 2, 2018 12:50:21 am

The defeat would have been worse if not for the video assistant referee waiving off a third goal that was initially awarded on the pitch.

No deadline day moves for Real Madrid, says Julen Lopetegui

August 31, 2018 5:21:36 pm

This year the Premier League's transfer window shut before the English top flight season got underway and Lopetegui said he would be in favour of a similar setup in Spain.

Gareth Bale, Karim Benzema keep Real Madrid winning without Cristiano Ronaldo

August 27, 2018 9:21:35 am

Gareth Bale and Karim Benzema are keeping Real Madrid's attack alive in the absence of Cristiano Ronaldo.

La Liga: Barcelona, Atletico Madrid scrape past newly promoted teams

August 26, 2018 7:25:43 am

Barcelona were second best for large parts of their visit to the Jose Zorilla, however a second half strike from Ousmane Dembele ultimately proved the difference.

Real Madrid coach Julen Lopetegui doubts La Liga’s American expansion

August 25, 2018 8:42:50 pm

The Spanish football league has signed a 15-year partnership with Relevent Sports that will, in theory, see a regular season game played in the US among other partnerships.

La Liga: Spanish players don’t rule out strike over plans for US games

August 23, 2018 9:08:37 am

The Spanish Footballers Union said it was holding a meeting on Wednesday to discuss the issue and added to the criticism which it made at the time of the announcement.

Valencia hold Atletico Madrid in thrilling draw

August 21, 2018 9:45:34 am

Valencia's Rodrigo struck a fine second-half volley to earn a 1-1 draw at home to Atletico Madrid in an end-to-end clash as both sides got their Liga campaigns underway

Real Madrid win La Liga opener without Cristiano Ronaldo

August 20, 2018 10:10:03 am

Gareth Bale scored in Madrid's Spanish league opener and set up the other goal in a 2-0 win over Getafe in Sunday's Madrid derby.

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La Liga: Lionel Messi scores Barcelona’s 6,000th league goal

August 19, 2018 8:54:34 am

Lionel Messi cleverly sent his free kick underneath Alaves' wall to open the scoring in the 64th minute of Barcelona's 3-0 win at Camp Nou Stadium on Saturday.

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Real Madrid manager Julen Lopetegui focused on Getafe game, not transfer targets

August 18, 2018 6:48:51 pm

Rela Madrid will begin la Liga without Cristiano Ronaldo. Last season Real had finished 17 points behind champions Barcelona and below Atletico Madrid.

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Post-Cristiano Ronaldo Real Madrid get first test in UEFA Super Cup

August 14, 2018 8:51:19 pm

After Cristiano Ronaldo and Zinedine Zidane exits, Real Madrid get their first test against crosstown rival Atletico Madrid in the UEFA Super Cup.

La Liga announces landmark free-to-air deal with Facebook in India

August 14, 2018 1:17:04 pm

A statement from La Liga said all 380 league matches for the new season, which begins on Friday, would be available to viewers in India, Afghanistan, Bangladesh, Bhutan, Nepal, Maldives, Sri Lanka and Pakistan.

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Atletico Madrid ripe for fresh title bid after keeping Antoine Griezmann

August 13, 2018 10:25:11 pm

Atletico Madrid managed to tie down their most coveted players during the transfer window and are ready to launch another title challenge.

Change afoot as La Liga begins life with VAR and without Cristiano Ronaldo

August 13, 2018 10:18:47 pm

La Liga season begins on Friday without one of its most emblematic players, Cristiano Ronaldo, and with video technology (VAR) being introduced for the first time in Spain’s top flight.

Super Cup hero Ousmane Dembele puts troubled Barcelona past behind him

August 13, 2018 7:11:23 pm

Ousmane Dembele rifled home a long-range strike on Sunday to help Barcelona to a 2-1 win over Sevilla in Tangier and their first piece of silverware for the season.

Gerard Pique welcomes Barcelona’s one-off Super Cup duel with Sevilla

August 12, 2018 1:32:03 am

Gerard Pique welcomed the prospect of fewer games -- although he conceded that playing the game in Tangier, Morocco, was not ideal.

Lionel Messi named as Barcelona’s captain after Andres Iniesta’s departure

August 11, 2018 4:46:08 pm

Lionel Messi, who has earlier led Barcelona in Iniesta's absence will officially hold the mantle after the midfielder moved to Japan to play for Vissel Kobe.

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Spanish taxman writes off 2 million from Cristiano Ronaldo’s settlement: Report

August 10, 2018 6:38:31 pm

El Mundo reports the Portuguese player Cristiano Ronaldo had paid two million extra last year for his image rights sold in 2014.


WATCH: Magician unveils Santi Cazorla at Villarreal in utmost bizarre fashion

August 10, 2018 5:13:17 pm

Former Arsenal midfielder Santi Cazorla returns to Villarreal after a series of injuries that kept him out of the football field for several months.

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Atletico Madrid boost strike force by signing Nikola Kalinic from AC Milan

August 10, 2018 12:17:01 am

La Liga runners-up Atletico Madrid announced on Thursday they have signed Croatia striker Nikola Kalinic from AC Milan for an undisclosed fee