Tag Archives: La Liga

Partey goal seals win for Atletico Madrid

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Black Stars midfielder, Thomas Partey, scored in the 90th minute to hand Atletico Madrid a 1-0 win away to Deportivo La Coruna in the Spanish League on Saturday. The match was a closely-fought tie and looked like was heading to a stalemate until Atletico Madrid captain Gabi nudged the ball slightly from a free kick for Partey to side-foot a ...

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Ronaldo draws blank but Real Madrid beat Eibar

Marcelo came on in the second half to score his first goal of the season (Getty Images)

Real Madrid moved back into third place in La Liga with a comfortable win over struggling Eibar. The defending champions led 2-0 after half an hour, with Paulo Oliveira heading Marco Asensio’s cross into his own net and the Real forward then lashing in Isco’s bouncing delivery. Real rarely looked troubled and Isco and Cristiano Ronaldo both went close. Marcelo ...

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Barcelona 2-0 Malaga: Deulofeu scores controversial goal in victory

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A controversial early goal from Gerard Deulofeu set Barcelona on their way to a comfortable 2-0 win over bottom-of-the-table Malaga at the Nou Camp. Simply predict six correct scores to win the £250k jackpot. Enter your selections for free here. It took Barcelona just two minutes to open the scoring through Deulofeu’s first goal for the club but replays showed ...

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Late Ronaldo goal helps Real Madrid beat Getafe

Cristiano Ronaldo's goal was his first in four La Liga matches this season (Image credit: Getty Images)

Cristiano Ronaldo scored a late winner as Real Madrid won at Getafe to move up to second position in La Liga. Real, who were without the injured Gareth Bale, started the day in fifth position and went ahead just before half-time through Karim Benzema’s goal. The hosts equalised in the second half when Jorge Molina slid the ball past Real ...

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Betis stun Real Madrid on Ronaldo return

Antonio Sanabria has won eight caps for Paraguay (Image credit: Getty Images)

Antonio Sanabria scored a 94th-minute winner as Real Betis shocked Real Madrid to win at the Bernabeu in La Liga for the first time in 19 years. The 21-year-old dived onto Antonio Barragan’s cross to head past Real Madrid goalkeeper Keylor Navas. Zinedine Zidane’s side dominated for large spells, but Cristiano Ronaldo was among the home players to waste chances ...

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La Liga round-up: Villarreal, Las Palmas, Sevilla pick up wins

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Cedric Bakambu scored two goals as Villarreal claimed a comfortable 3-0 home victory over struggling Alaves on Sunday. The Congolese striker fired Victor Ruiz’s assist into the bottom corner just after the half-hour mark and Carlos Bacca added a close-range second seven minutes after the break. Bakambu completed his double 10 minutes later thanks to Samu Castillejo’s well-placed through ball ...

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Malaga 1-3 Las Palmas: Loic Remy scores on debut

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Former Chelsea striker Loic Remy scored on his Las Palmas debut as they beat Malaga 3-1. The 30-year-old, who joined after leaving Stamford Bridge on a free transfer, wrapped up the visitors’ first win of the season as they climbed off the bottom of La Liga. Jonathan Calleri and Jonathan Viera also netted for Las Palmas with Diego Gonzalez’s equaliser ...

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Man City ‘trying to cook the books’ with Girona loans – La Liga Boss

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La Liga president Javier Tebas has accused Manchester City and Girona of trying to “cook the books” by undervaluing five players loaned from City to their Spanish stablemate this summer. Tebas made the comment to reporters at the Soccerex Global Convention in Manchester, where he also accused City and Paris St Germain of gaining an advantage through their state-backed spending. He ...

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