André Schürrle’s late equaliser denies Real Madrid in Dortmund thriller

André Schürrle came off the bench to snatch a late equaliser and earn a deserved point for Borussia Dortmund as they twice came from behind to earn a 2-2 draw with Champions League holders Real Madrid in a compelling Group F game on Tuesday. The Germany international lashed high into the net from inside the […]
September 27, 2016 0

Antoine Griezmann strikes to secure Atlético Madrid victory over Deportivo

Antoine Griezmann’s second-half goal earned Atlético Madrid a 1-0 win against 10-man Deportivo La Coruña on Sunday, but Diego Simeone’s side suffered a double injury blow ahead of their Champions League clash against Bayern Munich. The France international Griezmann scored his fifth goal of the season from close range 20 minutes from full time after […]
September 25, 2016 0

Real Madrid held to draw by Las Palmas after Cristiano Ronaldo substituted

Real Madrid dropped points for the second game in a row as a 2-2 draw away to Las Palmas allowed Barcelona to cut their lead at the top of LaLiga to a single point. Zinedine Zidane’s men suffered the disappointment of missing out on a top-flight record 17 consecutive wins when they were held level […]
September 24, 2016 0

Luis Suárez and Neymar inspire Barcelona to thumping of Sporting Gijón

Luis Suárez and Rafinha struck first-half goals and Neymar hit two late on to give Barcelona a 5-0 win at 10-man Sporting Gijón, their first game this season without Lionel Messi. After a slow and dull start by Barça, Arda Turan set up Suárez and the Uruguayan rounded Sporting goalkeeper, Iván Cuéllar, to tap in […]
September 24, 2016 0

Real Madrid’s perfect start ends with draw at home to Villarreal

Real Madrid’s 100% start to the La Liga season came to an end as they drew 1-1 at home to Villarreal, halting their joint-record run of 16 straight league wins. Captain Bruno Soriano gave Villarreal the lead on the stroke of half-time with a boldly chipped penalty after Sergio Ramos had handled in the area, […]
September 21, 2016 0

Footballer Laurie Cunningham honoured with blue plaque

English Heritage pays tribute to West Brom and Real Madrid star, the first black man to play for England in a competitive match English Heritage has pledged to increase the number of black and Asian nominees for blue plaques as it prepares to unveil one in north London for the late footballer Laurie Cunningham. The […]
September 20, 2016 0