Tag: La Liga

Barcelona defeat Real Madrid in La Liga

Madrid: Barcelona on Saturday stunned host Real Madrid with a 3-0 triumph in the 17th round of La Liga to remain undefeated for the 25th match so far, effectively ending defending champion Real Madrid’s already-slim chances of retaining the title. Thanks to three second-half goals from Uruguay’s Luis Suarez, Lionel Messi of Argentina and Alex […]

  • Tuesday, 06 July 2021
Messi eyes 600th Barcelona appearance

Madrid: Lionel Messi will become the third most capped player for European football giant FC Barcelona when he makes his 600th official appearance for the club at the Camp Nou Stadium on Saturday against Sevilla. Only Xavi Hernandez (767) and Andres Iniesta (642) have played more games for Barca than the 30-year-old who made his […]

  • Tuesday, 06 July 2021
FC Barcelona presents biggest budget for sports club in history

Barcelona: Catalan football giants FC Barcelona on Wednesday presented an estimated budget of 897 million euros ($1.63 billion) for the next fiscal year, the biggest for a sports club in history. The Spanish club is set to present the budget forecast during its next general assembly, scheduled for October 21, reports Efe. “The club has […]

  • Tuesday, 06 July 2021
Midfielder Iniesta signs lifetime contract with FC Barcelona

Barcelona: Veteran midfielder Andres Iniesta on Friday signed a lifetime contract with Catalan football giants FC Barcelona, ending the speculation that surrounded his future with the club he joined when he was 12 years old. “This is a very special day for me, simply because it means I’m staying at my home, where I can […]

  • Tuesday, 06 July 2021
Messi scores 4 in Barca's 6-1 win against Eibar

Barcelona: Lionel Messi’s four goals led FC Barcelona to a 6-1 victory here over Eibar to leave the Catalan club in sole possession of first place in La Liga, with 15 points from five matches. Barca, with plenty of substitutes in the line-up, were not quite themselves in the opening minutes during the match on […]

  • Tuesday, 06 July 2021
Real Madrid top list of world's most powerful football brands

Madrid: Real Madrid have topped the list of the world’s most powerful football brands after they claimed the titles of La Liga and Champions League, according to a study released by a strategy consultancy on Tuesday. Real Madrid lead the ranking with a total of 96.1 points, with Barcelona at 95.4, reports Efe citing Brand Finance’s […]

  • Monday, 05 July 2021
La Liga title to be decided on dramatic last weekend in Spain

Madrid: The La Liga title is up for grabs along with two places in next season’s Europa League as the season in Spain’s top-flight football league comes to an end on a weekend that also sees Atletico Madrid say goodbye to the ground that has been their home for the past 50 years. The title […]

  • Monday, 05 July 2021
Neymar hat-trick keeps Spanish title race alive up to last week of season

Madrid: Neymar scored a hat-trick for FC Barcelona as the La Liga leaders won 4-1 in Las Palmas to ensure that the race for the title will go into the last weekend of the football season. Barca remain level on points with Real Madrid, but Madrid’s 4-1 win at home to Sevilla means that if […]

  • Monday, 05 July 2021
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Real Madrid go atop La Liga with controversy as Barcelona lose

Madrid: Real Madrid moved back to the top of the La Liga football championship with a 2-1 win over Real Betis, as FC Barcelona slipped to the second spot following a 1-2 defeat away against Deportivo la Coruna. Real Madrid on Sunday benefitted from Barcelona’s loss but not before they were made to work hard by […]

  • Monday, 05 July 2021
Ronaldo named May's La Liga player of the month

Madrid: Cristiano Ronaldo, Real Madrid’s Portuguese forward, has been named the La Liga player of the month for May 2015, undoubtedly thanks to scoring three hat-tricks in three games out of the team’s four clashes last month. Despite Ronaldo’s nine goals, May was the month when Real Madrid failed to catch up with leading Barcelona, […]

  • Tuesday, 22 June 2021
Real Madrid Defeats Villarreal, Secures 34th Laliga Title

Madrid: Real Madrid have secured the 2019-2020 LaLiga title after a 2-1 win at home to Villarreal in their latest encounter. Karin Benzema scored twice for Zinedine Zidane’s side in a game they needed to win to assure the title with a game still to play this season. On Thursday night, his first goal came […]

  • Thursday, 15 April 2021