La Liga 123 News 

Gerard out as Barcelona B manager

Relegation-threatened Barcelona B have terminated the contract of coach Gerard López after the team fell to their fifth consecutive defeat at the weekend, a 3-2 loss to title-chasers Rayo Vallecano. The defeat saw them slip to 20th in Liga 123, without a win in nine matches.  Gerard’s position had been in question for a number of weeks, and the club announced this morning that he was being relieved of his duties. The 39-year-old was appointed coach in the summer of 2015, after the team had been relegated to Segunda B. …

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Liga 123 Week 36 Review: Rayo back on top

Yet again, Liga 123 produced controversy, great goals, basement battles and another change at the top of the league.  Here are the headlines. RAYO GO TOP it was all change again as Rayo Vallecano returned to the summit of Liga 123 following a 3-2 win over Barcelona B, but they were made to work for it by a relegation-threatened side without a win in ten matches coming into this one.  Raúl de Tomás scored in each half, either side of Monchu’s equaliser, to take his personal tally to 22 for…

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Liga 123 Week 35: Reus end their losing run, whilst Barca B are in real trouble

In the opening contest, Reus ended a two-match losing slide and pulled off a shock in the process as they overcame fourth-placed Cádiz 1-0 at the Estadi Municipal.  Dejan Lekic’s strike five minutes into the second half was the difference.  The first half was goalless, but the Gaditanos felt they should have had a penalty as Reus captain Jesús Olmo appeared to handle a cross in his own box, although the appeals were waved away. The hosts had a claim for a penalty turned down too, early in the second…

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Liga 123 Week 35 Preview: Sporting Gijon take on Valladolid

It was another whirlwind week in Liga 123, as Sporting solidified their title credentials by gaining their seventh win in a row beating Reus 2-1 at home.  Goals from Nano and Carlos Carmona in the first half were enough to see them past the plucky Catalans who replied through Jesus Olmo five minutes after the restart. Reus have a tricky contest at home to fourth-placed Cádiz who are undefeated in their last five outings.  Sporting have an intriguing match at rivals Real Valladolid on Sunday afternoon.  Pucela dismissed their coach,…

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Liga 123 Week 34 preview

Week 34 swings into action in Liga 123 with the top three all locked on 58 points and the chasing pack hot on their heels. Play begins on Friday night as Cádiz (4th) host Almería (18th) at the Ramón de Carranza.  The hosts played out an entertaining 1-1 draw away to Rayo Vallecano last week, with David Barral equalising five minutes before the break for his fifth goal of the season. The Gaditanos are legitimate title contenders, sitting just two points off leaders Sporting. Álvaro Garcia is their leading scorer…

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