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Granada 1-3 Barcelona | La Liga match report

Barcelona closed within a point of Real Madrid at the top of La Liga after an in-form Luis Suárez played a part in all three of their goals in a scrappy 3-1 victory at Granada. Barça took the lead at the Estadio Nuevo Los Carmenes when Ivan Rakitic smashed the ball into the net from […]
February 28, 2015 0
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The curious case of Real Sociedad’s victory over Sevilla in La Liga | Sid Lowe

The seven-goal, incident-packed ‘rollercoaster ride’ was dubbed ‘insane’ but David Moyes – and the fishermen in the Bay of Biscay – were left smiling• Match report The first explosion went off not long after at 12.15, followed immediately by another. And then another, and another, and another, Bang! Bang! Bang! For 90 minutes it went […]
February 23, 2015 0
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Barcelona’s settled line-up hoping to bounce back against Manchester City | Sid Lowe

A home defeat to Málaga derailed an 11-match winning streak but Barça’s attacking trident has usually been hitting its stride to devastating effect and now looks forward to taking on City in the Champions League• Barcelona crash after Málaga’s Juanmi punishes Dani Alves At the end of Barcelona’s match with Málaga on Saturday afternoon, the […]
February 23, 2015 0
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Real Madrid’s Carlo Ancelotti predicts title race will be decided on final day

• Real now hold four point lead at top over Barcelona • Reigning champions Atlético Madrid are seven points behind• Ronaldo on target as Real Madrid move four points clear Real Madrid may have extended their lead over second-placed Barcelona at the top of La Liga to four points on Sunday but coach Carlo Ancelotti […]
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Cristiano Ronaldo on target as Real Madrid move four points clear

• La Liga leaders strike twice after the break to beat Elche 2-0 • They take advantage of Barcelona’s 1-0 defeat by Malaga on Saturday• Barcelona crash at home after Málaga’s Juanmi punishes Dani Alves A powerful headed goal by Cristiano Ronaldo helped Real Madrid to a 2-0 victory over Elche on Sunday as the […]
February 22, 2015 0
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Barcelona’s Sergio Busquets knows Manchester City pose serious threat

Sergio Busquets has one eye on the Premier League but right now he is trying to help Barcelona overcome City in the Champions League• Busquets: Barcelona’s best supporting actor The last time Barcelona met Manchester City at the Etihad, Barcelona parked the bus. Then Yaya Touré clambered on board the real one. According to Víctor […]
February 22, 2015 0
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Real Sociedad 4-3 Sevilla | La Liga match report

A late header from Xabi Prieto earned Real Sociedad a dramatic 4-3 victory over Sevilla in a pulsating La Liga match on Sunday. David Moyes’ side have beaten the top three in Spain at home and fifth-placed Sevilla also left empty-handed after a game in which both defences struggled. Related: Barcelona 0-1 Málaga | La […]
February 22, 2015 0
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Atlético Madrid 3-0 Almería | La Liga match report

Atlético Madrid showed the intensity that was missing in their defeat last weekend by Celta Vigo and victory over Almería never looked in doubt after Mario Mandzukic converted a 13th-minute penalty following a foul by Tomer Hemed on Diego Godín. Mandzukic was then twice the provider for a clinical Antoine Griezmann, who struck after 20 […]
February 21, 2015 0
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Barcelona 0-1 Málaga | La Liga match report

A lacklustre Barcelona squandered the chance to go top of La Liga after crashing to a shock 1-0 home defeat by Málaga. The stage was set for the Catalan side to move two points ahead of Real Madrid, who face Elche on Sunday, but they lacked the slick link-up play that had brought them 11 […]
February 21, 2015 0