Sevilla v. Real Madrid La Liga Match Centre 

Sevilla 3-2 Real Madrid: Caparros revival continues at Sergio Ramos’ expense

Joaquin Caparros knew that only a win would do for Sevilla in their fight for Europe as Real Madrid came to town and would have been pleased to see eight changes on the team-sheet for Los Blancos. The visitors still started as the stronger side until Wissam Ben Yedder broke the deadlock, pouncing on Luis Muriel’s header before overpowering Sergio Ramos and slotting coolly underneath the diving Kiko Casilla. Casilla was again forced off his line as Steven Nzonzi found space in the box but turned his back to the…

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Barcelona 5-1 Villarreal: Iniesta and Dembele show edges Barcelona nearer to unbeaten season

On paper, there may be nothing to play for at the Camp Nou for the home side, but Barcelona still put on a show for their fans as they thrashed visiting Europa League hopefuls Villarreal. Javi Calleja’s side performed a guard of honour before kick-off and looked to keep it up for the first 45 minutes too. Philippe Coutinho opened the scoring on the 11th minute as Sergio Asenjo saved Ousmane Dembele’s effort but could only palm it into the path of the Brazilian. It was his compatriot Paulinho who…

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Leganes 0-3 Barcelona: Luis Suarez comes to life against hosts

Barcelona continue their great streak this season and (at least until the end of the Madrid derby later tonight) are incredibly eleven points ahead of Los Blancos. Luis Suárez scored a double to ease the pressure that has been mounting on him for some lackluster performances this season. Barcelona were without Sergi Roberto, Dembele, Rafinha, Gomes, Vidal, Turan and Mascherano. The Argentinian had picked up a hamstring injury during international dury last Tuesday and will be out for a month. Meanwhile, Leganes were missing Serantes and Omar. Paco Alcácer who…

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La Liga Match Centre News 

Barcelona 2-0 Malaga: A refereeing mistake leaves Malaga with a bitter taste

On paper, the match at home against Málaga always seemed like an easy win for Barcelona. However, despite the final score line, Málaga made life difficult for Barcelona at times. Although it was in the end a comfortable 2-0 win for the Blaugrana, the atmosphere was often a little tense. After all, a match against a 20th position team needs to be a convincing win if Barcelona are to prove they are the main contenders for the La Liga title this year. The starting 11 for Barcelona was Ter Stegen,…

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