Valencia close gap on Real to one point in La Liga after Athletic Bilbao draw

• Athletic grab equaliser after Aduriz misses spot kick• Sevilla bounce back with victory at rock-bottom Malaga Fourth-placed Valencia are a point behind Real Madrid in La Liga after drawing 1-1 with Athletic Bilbao at San Mames. Los Che were on course to leapfrog Real – who lost 1-0 at Espanyol on Tuesday – into […]
February 28, 2018 0

Espanyol’s Gerard Moreno stuns Real Madrid with dramatic winner

Real Madrid rested Cristiano Ronaldo and suffered a fifth La Liga defeat of the season as Espanyol’s Gerard Moreno struck late for a 1-0 win over the Spanish and European champions. The Catalan forward Moreno wasted a number of chances but his last-minute volley took a wicked deflection off the defender Raphaël Varane to secure […]
February 27, 2018 0

The chaos of Diego Costa rules for Atlético Madrid in rout of Sevilla | Sid Lowe

In the blink of an eye, Costa had been and gone, a hurricane tearing though Sevilla, its impact likely to be lasting Diego Costa shot up the left, bundled Gabriel Mercado to the floor, pushed Clement Lenglet into Éver Banega and then bulldozed into the back of the Frenchman, forearm first, sending him crashing to […]
February 26, 2018 0

PSG can beat Real Madrid without Neymar – by playing as a team

PSG were superb in their 3-0 win over Marseille on Sunday. If they work as hard against Real Madrid, they have a chance By Adam White and Eric Devin for Get French Football News “Neymar? He’s a top player. I hope it’s nothing big. I’d prefer to see the best players on the pitch, even […]
February 26, 2018 0

Real Madrid come back to win at Leganes after surviving early scare

• Leganes 1-3 Real Madrid• Madrid move up to third as Casemiro shines in Estadio Butarque Sergio Ramos scored a late penalty clincher as Real Madrid came from behind to win 3-1 at Leganes and ease themselves into third place in LaLiga. But it was holding midfielder Casemiro who shone after being handed a more […]
February 21, 2018 0

Jack Grealish’s progress is pushing Aston Villa towards promotion

Jack Grealish has been around for a long time – having played under five managers in five years – but he is now growing up By Martin Laurence for WhoScored, part of the Sport Network Aston Villa’s season has been shaped by injuries, for better and for worse. So, with Jack Grealish and top scorer […]
February 20, 2018 0

Alavés are performing another miracle with salvation in sight | Sid Lowe

It took until the sixth game for Alavés to win and by then two coaches had gone. Now survival in La Liga is within reach In the words of one player, Abelardo Fernández is “an ordinary bloke” but he is doing extraordinary things, from revolution at the Molinón to resurrection at Mendizorroza, where at the […]
February 19, 2018 0

Marco Asensio scores twice as Real Madrid surge to win over Real Betis

Real Madrid continued their recent resurgence with a 5-3 victory over Real Betis in La Liga. The midweek Champions League triumph over Paris St-Germain made it four games unbeaten for Zinedine Zidane’s side and they produced another clinical display to avenge Betis’ Bernabéu win in September. Madrid appeared to be on course for a routine […]
February 18, 2018 0