La Liga Related Content
Real Madrid vs Rayo Vallecano comes to you live online or on television on Saturday, November 8, 2014. Get broadcast listings for clash on LiveSoccerTV.com.
It’s time for Los Blancos to step onto the pitch again and they are beaming with confidence. In fact, it has been 14 years since Real Madrid last failed to defeat Rayo Vallecano. How likely are they to suffer an upset in front of their own fans this weekend?
The Spanish giants were not convincing in midweek as Karim Benzema’s lone goal made the difference against a weak Liverpool... Read the rest of the article »
The Italian coach stated he has not decided who will surrender his spot on the lineup, but he revealed he will continue giving chances to all his players.
Carlo Ancelotti confirmed earlier the famous "BBC" will return against Rayo Vallecano. After one month's rest, Gareth Bale will return to the starting lineup against one of Real Madrid's neighbors. Nevertheless, the Italian boss did not reveal who will give up his spot on Saturday's starting eleven to make room for Bale.
"Isco and James have done a fantastic job, but this is the... Read the rest of the article »
The German shot stopper knows his injury earlier this season was the primary reason for losing the starting spot against Chilean Claudio Bravo
One of Barcelona's goalkeepers, Marc-Andre Ter Stegen, has not enjoyed much playing time with his new club. The former Borussia Moenchengladbach keeper has started only in a few games for Los Cules, including their UCL loss against Paris Saint-Germain. After yesterday's match against Ajax, the German international spoke about his current situation with his new team.
"Unfortunately for me... Read the rest of the article »
The French striker stated he will show the best of his game in the next few years, since he has learned from every situation he's faced.
Karim Benzema is not sure he is playing his best right now. Real Madrid's number 9 believes he will have more to offer in the upcoming years, since he is wiser and will be more prepared to rise above the criticism.
"I think I'm doing fine right now. I'm winning titles and with hard work, I think I'll manage to win a lot more in the next few years. I'm 26 years old and I've been told you... Read the rest of the article »
According to the Uruguayan striker, Messi, Neymar, and himself form “the best attack in the world”
According to Uruguayan superstar Luis Suarez, Barcelona's attack, consisting of the likes of the Champions League's joint top-scorer in history Lionel Messi, Brazilian ace Neymar, and the former Liverpool striker himself, are “the best attack in the world”.
The 27-year-old, who despite making his return from his four-month football ban, was on the end of a two-game losing streak... Read the rest of the article »
The Portuguese player praised his teammates for their support to win this award, stating he would not be surprised if he didn't win FIFA's Ballon D'Or
Cristiano Ronaldo received today his Golden Boot Award, recognizing him alongside Luis Suarez as the most prolific strikers last year. The Portuguese superstar was truly excited to receive the award, the third of its kind in his career.
"You only win this trophy with a very good squad around you and with everyone's support. Last year things went very well and we won the Champions League... Read the rest of the article »
Despite having his best season to date, the former Liverpool ace was snubbed for this year's Ballon d'Or nominations.
Although he enjoyed his most prolific season last campaign, with an impressive 31 goals in 33 games, Luis Suarez nonetheless was not named to the 23-man list for the upcoming Ballon d'Or.
The Uruguayan ace earned the European Golden Shoe for his goal-scoring exploits, as well as the PFA Player of the Year award as his efforts nearly fired Liverpool to the Premier League title and played a huge... Read the rest of the article »
The former Barcelona coach thinks that playing with his National Team will help Messi reach his previous form.
The newly appointed Argentina's National Team coach, Gerardo Martino, spoke today about his top player, Lionel Messi. According to the former Barcelona coach, Messi is worried because things are not working out for him the way they used to.
"Messi is trying very hard to reach his previous form. He is worried about it, because he can't find the way right now. We want him to know that the... Read the rest of the article »
The Italian manager's commitment with Real Madrid ends in 2016, but the club has started negotiating with his agent to extend their business relationship.
It seems like Carlo Ancelotti's commitment with Real Madrid will be extended for quite some time. After winning La Decima for Los Blancos, President Florentino Perez has started negotiations with the coach's agent to extend the Italian manager's contract.
During his pre-game press conference, Ancelotti stated he is not worried about extending his contract, but would be quite happy if it happens.
"We... Read the rest of the article »
Messi and Co. failed to seal a victory as the Catalan giants' shock 1-0 home loss to Celta Vigo, on the back of last week's El Clasico defeat, see them slip to third behind Real Madrid in the table
Many expected Barcelona's home clash with Celta Vigo to be an opportunity for Luis Enrique's crew to return to winning ways.
The Blaugrana last week experienced their first defeat of the season in La Liga when they traveled to face rivals Real Madrid in El Clasico at Santiago Bernabeu, last Saturday, an encounter which the Catalan giants lost 3-1.
Fast forward a week later and the pressure... Read the rest of the article »
Cristiano Ronaldo extended his scoring streak just two minutes after the game started, giving Los Blancos a comfortable scenario for the rest of the game
Things keep getting better for Real Madrid, adding up another victory to their La Liga performance this season. Carlo Ancelotti's team gave Granada a hard time even since the game started, and keep escalating positions towards the end of the year.
If Granada wanted to take things easy, this was not on their opponent's minds. Just after two minutes, Cristiano Ronaldo scored his seventeenth goal... Read the rest of the article »
Watch Barcelona face Celta Vigo looking to restore their pride after losing El Clasico. This will be the first match for Luis Enrique facing his former players.
It's never a good time to visit Camp Nou, and for Celta Vigo, this time could be the worst ever. After losing El Clasico against Real Madrid and being exposed by their arch rival, Barcelona will try to redeem themselves in front of their home crowd against Luis Enrique's former team. So, Celta Vigo may have a hard time dealing with their former coach's crew.
Luis Enrique may want to review what... Read the rest of the article »
The first match of the month in La Liga is Granada vs Real Madrid as it kicks off at 8:00am PST / 11:00am EST / 16:00 CET. Here is where to watch it live on Saturday, November 1, 2014.
Cristiano Ronaldo returns, energized and refreshed. The last seven days have been outstanding for the Portuguese superstar.
First he helped Real Madrid defeat Barcelona with a 3-1 comeback in El Clasico. He then scooped a hat-trick of prizes at the LFP Awards and got nominated in the 2014 FIFA Ballon d’Or’s 23-man shortlist as the hot favourite. The icing on the cake was a well-deserved... Read the rest of the article »
The Mexican goalkeeping sensation during the past World Cup has not been able to play with his new team, and would be an option for Liverpool's coach Brendan Rodgers.
After his brilliant display during this summer's World Cup, Mexican keeper Guillermo Ochoa seemed to have everything working out just fine for him. Ochoa ended up signing with Spanish side Malaga, where he was supposed to be considered as the number one choice for the job. Nevertheless, coach Javi Gracia preferred Cameroonian Carlos Kameni, who has started every game for Malaga, edging Ochoa to look... Read the rest of the article »
During a promotional event with children, Real Madrid's goalkeeper shared the team's objectives for the rest of the year.
After winning El Clasico on Saturday, Real Madrid's goalie Iker Casillas revealed his wishes for the rest of the year, which would include a good run in the Club World Cup and leading La Liga's standings before Christmas break.
"Our aim is what we've wanted from the start of the season. We need to try and top the league by Christmas. We took an important step in getting there by beating... Read the rest of the article »
The former Barcelona president may run once more for office, since he feels things are not being done the way they should at Camp Nou's offices.
Joan Laporta, Barcelona's ex-president, is considering seriously to run once more for the top spot with Los Blaugranas in 2016. Laporta believes Josep Maria Bartomeu and previous President Sandro Rosell have not done things correctly leading the team, so he would step up once again to put the Blaugrana's house in order.
"I think that there is a world of possibilities to make things better.... Read the rest of the article »
The former Real Madrid player and manager believes Messi has been holding his ability back since the past World Cup.
It seems criticism will keep haunting Messi until he shows his previous form. Today, Jorge Valdano shared his thoughts about what he feels is going on with Barcelona's number 10, and how his shape is not helping his Los Culés or his National Team.
"Looking a the last game, Messi is a little off-form. His position has changed on the pitch and now his job is more to provide assists... Read the rest of the article »
Real Madrid's coach complained about the President's remarks, since he feels the prize should be won by Cristiano Ronaldo.
Joseph Blatter's words about the World Cu Golden Ball were not taken lightly by Carlo Ancelotti. The Italian manager felt annoyed by Blatter's point of view, since he feels his words may influence those who will vote for this year's Ballon D'Or.
"His words really surprise me, but what can we do? It's impossible to shut FIFA's President up. The Ballon D'Or is always a subject for controversy... Read the rest of the article »
Despite their 2013-14 La Liga-winning campaign, Los Rojiblancos players lost out to their city rivals in the LFP awards, something that left the club's president in amaze
Despite beating out La Liga giants Real Madrid and Barcelona to the 2013-14 Spanish Primera Division title, Atletico Madrid did not enjoy a successful night at the LFP awards ceremony on Monday.
The Rojiblancos, who clinched the Liga BBVA in the final game, a 1-1 draw with the Blaugrana at Camp Nou, walked away with only one award, a Best Coach accolade for Argentine boss Diego Simeone, as no... Read the rest of the article »
According to reports, the former Tottenham star could be surprisingly put up for sale by the Liga giants.
Although Gareth Bale only arrived at Real Madrid in 2013, the Welsh star could be set for an early exit.
The 10-time Champions League winners splashed out an astronomical £75-85 million (depending on which sources one uses) to bring the speedy attacker to the capital. And initially, after a difficult settling-in period that was marred by injuries, the former Tottenham star began to quickly... Read the rest of the article »