Barcelona the only winners in Madrid after derby stalemate | Sid Lowe

It is still early in the season but even a draw in the derby was not much use; Madrid and Atlético had to win. Only Barcelona did FC Barcelona pulled out of Butarque on an angular blue and orange bus that looked like it had been borrowed from a school trip in the 90s a […]
November 20, 2017 0

Bloody nose for Sergio Ramos as Real and Atlético draw in Madrid derby

When the final whistle went at the end of the first ever Madrid derby at the Wanda Metropolitano, Atlético’s new home 12 miles across the city from their old one, there was no roar, but there was a little relief. A 0-0 draw suits neither side and was nothing to celebrate but at least it […]
November 18, 2017 0

Luis Suárez back on target as Barcelona pull away with win over Leganés

• Uruguay striker scores twice in 3-0 victory to end five-game goal drought• Barça go seven points clear of Valencia, who visit Espanyol on Sunday Luis Suárez ended a goal drought spanning five games by scoring twice in Barcelona‘s 3-0 win over Leganés to send them seven points clear at the top of La Liga […]
November 18, 2017 0

Ready for some club football? Enjoy these four huge derbies on Saturday

The big leagues are returning in style with four big derbies: Tottenham Hotspur v Arsenal, Roma v Lazio, Basaksehir v Galatasaray and Atlético v Real Madrid By Martin Laurence for WhoScored?, part of the Guardian Sport Network The first North London derby of the season gets the ball rolling again in the Premier League this […]
November 17, 2017 0

The 10 most improved players in Europe’s big leagues this season

As the big European leagues take a week off for the final international break of the year, it’s a good time to praise the players who have stepped up this season By Martin Laurence for WhoScored?, part of the Guardian Sport Network Not to be confused with Dortmund Borussia forward Maximilian Philipp, Augsburg left-back Philipp […]
November 8, 2017 0

Who are the all-time top goalscorers at the biggest clubs in Europe?

Sergio Agüero has followed Wayne Rooney in becoming the most prolific goalscorer at a Premier League club. Which players hold that accolade in Europe? • Who are the Premier League clubs’ top goalscorers? Who is Real Madrid’s top scorer with 412 goals? Raúl Cristiano Ronaldo Alfredo Di Stéfano Ferenc Puskás Who is Milan’s top scorer […]
November 6, 2017 0

Will all three of the newly promoted Premier League clubs stay up?

Brighton, Huddersfield and Newcastle seem safe in midtable but only two lots of promoted sides have stayed up together in 25 seasons of the Premier League By Martin Laurence for WhoScored?, part of the Guardian Sport Network It’s that time of the season when the table should be taking shape. Each club has played 10 […]
November 4, 2017 0

Manchester United manager José Mourinho settles Spanish tax fraud case

• Mourinho pays €3.3m fees demanded after appearing in Madrid court• ‘I didn’t argue, I paid, and everything is definitively closed’ he says José Mourinho declared the case brought against him for alleged tax fraud to be closed after he accepted the arguments put forward by Spain’s Inland Revenue and paid the fee demanded to […]
November 3, 2017 0