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Moreno goal for Espanyol beats Real Madrid

Real Madrid had been unbeaten in seven La Liga games - their best run of the season (Image credit: Getty Images)

Gerard Moreno scored an injury-time winner as Espanyol beat Real Madrid for the first time in over a decade. Real had won five games in a row but rested Cristiano Ronaldo and were made to pay for a below-par performance. Espanyol probably edged the game and Moreno had a first-half goal ruled out for a marginal offside call. Real defender ...

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La Liga: Valencia beat Espanyol for eight straight win


Valencia made it a club-record eight La Liga wins in a row as they beat Espanyol to keep the pressure on leaders Barcelona. Espanyol had the best first-half chances, with Gerard Moreno and Sergi Darder both hitting the post. Unbeaten Los Che had manager Marcelino sent to the stands moments before Geoffrey Kondogbia’s 25-yard opener. Santi Mina scored a late ...

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Real Madrid 2-0 Espanyol: Gareth Bale scores on return from injury

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Gareth Bale made a goalscoring return from an ankle injury as he scored Real Madrid’s second in a comfortable 2-0 win over Espanyol on Saturday. Los Periquitos had not won at the Bernabeu since 1996, but looked organised in the early stages of the game, though they went behind when Alvaro Morata headed Isco’s cross past David Lopez in the ...

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Wakaso Revealed: Premier League, AFCON 2017, Neymar and Paul Scholes


Mubarak Wakaso is one of Ghana’s best players at the moment. Born and bred in the Northern Regional Capital of Tamale, Mubarak Wakaso has had to recover from fierce rejection to establish himself as one of the best players under Ghana’s Israeli coach Avram Grant. The central midfielder, who can also play  in the wide areas, has 43 caps for ...

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Wakaso joins Celtic on a year’s loan

Mubarak Wakaso in a Celtic jersey 
(Credit: Mubarak Wakaso)

Ghanaian midfielder Mubarak Wakaso has joined Scottish champions Celtic on a season-long loan from Russian side Rubin Kazan. The player, who was part of Ghana’s 2014 World Cup team, signed the deal today at Celtic Park after the team failed to get him registered in time for their UEFA Champions League tie against Maribor on Tuesday. Wakaso confirmed the news ...

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