Lionel Messi hat-trick gives Barcelona La Liga title after win over Deportivo

Barcelona were crowned La Liga champions for the 25th time after beating Deportivo La Coruña 4-2 with the help of a hat-trick from Lionel Messi. Barça only needed a draw to clinch the title and complete an eighth domestic double after winning the King’s Cup last week and they marched into a 2-0 lead with […]
April 29, 2018 0

Deportivo La Coruña 2-4 Barcelona — as it happened!

Barcelona win the title; Deportivo relegated Lionel Messi scores a hat-trick after Philippe Coutinho opener 9.36pm BST Thanks for joining me, now go get a lovely glass of wine or similar before the fact it is Monday tomorrow. Until we meet again. 9.35pm BST There are hugs on the pitch as both teams accept their […]
April 29, 2018 0

Gareth Bale frustrated by lack of Real Madrid game time but intends to stay

• Bale was an unused substitute at Bayern Munich on Wednesday• Forward happy at the club and determined to fight for his place Gareth Bale is extremely frustrated with his lack of playing time at Real Madrid but remains happy at the club and has no plans to push for a move. Bale was an […]
April 26, 2018 0

The statistics and tactics that explain how Wolves won the Championship

Wolves built a lot of their success this season on the passing ability of their centre-backs and defensive midfielders By Martin Laurence for WhoScored, part of the Sport Network The race for the final automatic promotion spot in the Championship took another intriguing turn on Tuesday night when Cardiff lost to Derby, but Wolves no […]
April 26, 2018 0

Marco Asensio gives Real Madrid advantage against Bayern Munich

“The Champions League releases special powers in Real Madrid,” Toni Kroos had warned and there may be no power greater than the ability to survive, to always emerge, bruised perhaps but never beaten. Under pressure for so long, they left the Allianz Arena a step closer to a third consecutive Champions League final. As they […]
April 25, 2018 0

Bayern’s Jupp Heynckes ‘confident’ against Zidane and Real Madrid

Heynckes came out of retirement six months ago and has steered Bayern to the semi-final as he looks for a record-equalling third Champions League “Nobody had any intention of me being here,” Jupp Heynckes said, sitting at a desk at the Allianz Arena, a microphone tilted towards him, the board behind splattered with sponsors, a […]
April 24, 2018 0