La Liga Match Centre News 

Eibar 5-0 Real Betis: Massive win for impressive hosts

Eibar picked up just their third win of the season with a 5-0 hammering of off-form Real Betis at the Ipurua. Their two previous wins had been by a solitary goal over Malaga and Leganes but they had a much more comfortable time of things on Monday night. They opened the scoring after just seven minutes, Takashi Inui’s cross from the right towards Sergi Enrich found its way into the net with the forward claiming the goal but the final touch seemed to come off defender Jordi Amat. Los Armeros continued to…

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La Liga News 

Struggling Eibar entertain surprisers Real Betis

Eibar’s struggles continue with no win in their last nine as they entertain Real Betis who sit comfortably in eighth. Sat two points outside the relegation places, the Gunsmiths face some crucial fixtures after the international break including fellow relegation contenders, Deportivo. Betis’ early form has started to slide with only one point from both games against Getafe and Espanyol. During their early surprise start, wins against Real Madrid, Levante and a 4-4 draw against Real Sociedad saw the Los Verdiblancos climb in to the Europa League places before the…

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Blog La Liga 

Jack Wilshere in La Liga: A match made in heaven?

When a 16-year old Jack Wilshere stepped out on to Premier League turf to become Arsenal’s youngest ever debutant, the world appeared to be at his feet. His England debut soon followed, and he won numerous admirers across the footballing world by the time he hit 20. A world-class performance against Barcelona in the Champions League aged just 18 led to Barca manager Pep Guardiola heaping praise on the youngster from Stevenage. It appeared Wilshere had all the makings of a player that could make it to the very, very…

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La Liga News 

Five things to expect this weekend in La Liga – Round 12

Welcome to our short preview ahead of Round 12′ fixtures in La Liga this coming weekend, predicting the five things that we expect to happen. Messi to score and Barcelona to win Barcelona haven’t been brilliant this season but they remain unbeaten and sit pretty at the of the La Liga standings ahead of second placed Valencia. Whilst the Catalan side do struggle after the international break; it is expected that Ernesto Valverde’s side will beat Leganes, who have dipped in form following their impressive start following promotion. The Estadio…

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News Spain 

Betis duo dreaming of World Cup chances

Real Betis duo Sergio Leon and Javi Garcia are hoping their form can gain them a place in the Spain World Cup squad next summer. Garcia made his return to Spanish football this summer, joining Betis from Russian side Zenit Saint Petersburg but the midfielder is hoping to return to the country with the Spain side for next summer’s World Cup. His form has been one of the main reasons behind Betis’ good form and impressive results, which include a 1-0 win over Real Madrid at Santiago Bernabeu last month….

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La Liga News 

Ruben Castro returns to bolster Real Betis’ attacking options

Ruben Castro has returned to Real Betis following his loan spell in the Chinese Super League. After calling time on his Betis career in July, Castro opted to join the Chinese side on a five month loan deal. Helping them gain eighth place in the standings, the 36-year-old netted seven goals in 12 games with four of those coming in the league. Linked with a return to La Liga with former club Betis, Castro was said to be considering other options – but he has now linked back up with…

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Global News 

Ruben Castro contemplating future after China spell

Former Real Betis forward Ruben Castro is considering his future after ending the Chinese Super League season with Guizhou Hengfeng. After calling time on his Betis career in July, Castro opted to join the Chinese side on a five month loan deal. Helping them gain eighth place in the standings, the 36-year-old netted seven goals in 12 games with four of those coming in the league. Linked with a return to La Liga with former club Betis, Castro is now said to be considering his immediate future as the January transfer…

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Gossip La Liga News 

Roma look to sell Sanabria to Atletico Madrid

Roma are looking at the current form of Real Betis striker Antonio Sanabria with delight. Monchi the sporting director at Roma, is looking to trigger their buy back clause on the striker. According to reports from Calciomercato, Roma will look to immediately sell Sanabria to Atletico Madrid. Sanabria left the Italian capital for Betis on a full time basis in the summer of 2016. Recognising the striker’s potential talent in their books, Roma added a buy back clause into the deal. This buy back option is valued at €11 million but will rise…

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La Liga Match Centre News 

Real Betis 2-2 Getafe: Boudebouz rescues point for home side

Real Betis have been one of the best sides to watch in Europe this season. Rarely is there a boring match where they are involved. This game against Getafe in front of 45,000 Beticos was no different. As has been the case in the last number of their matches, Betis started the game slowly. They misplaced a number of passes early on with some finding the touchline rather than a green and white shirt. This lack of accuracy was forced upon them by Getafe who didn’t give the home team…

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La Liga News 

Real Betis look to bounce back against Getafe

Friday evening’s La Liga fixture will see Real Betis looking to bounce back from their defeat last week to Espanyol when they host Getafe at the Villamarin. Betis, who have been in relatively impressive form this season so far which included a victory against Real Madrid at the Santiago Bernabeu, were beaten by Quique Sanchez Flores’ side last weekend in a poor performance. Quique Setien opted to rest Sergio Leon for the game and his side produced few chances on goal to force a result, failing to cancel out Gerard Moreno’s winner….

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