Sergio Ramos’ goal scoring heroics key to Real Madrid’s unbeaten run

With one of the world’s premier goal scorers, Real Madrid has now gone unbeaten in 37 straight games. Recent results have seen Los Blancos open up a six-point lead on Barcelona (now three points ahead with a game in hand) and recently won the Club World Cup. Relying on one of the game’s most in-form strikers, […]

Barcelona, Real Madrid to meet in season’s first ‘Clasico’

Some of the best theater in world football takes the stage again this weekend as Barcelona and Real Madrid renew their bitter rivalry Saturday (10 a.m. ET, beIn Sports). Table watch: Barcelona needs to make up a little ground. Real Madrid hasn’t tasted defeat this season, and that fast start has it six points clear […]

Real Madrid, Atletico Madrid to tangle in Madrid Derby

For the first time since Real Madrid edged Atletico Madrid on spot kicks in the Champions League final, the two city rivals will face off Saturday (2:45 p.m., ET, beIn Sports). A fond farewell: This will be the final La Liga match between the two clubs at the Vicente Calderon Stadium. The 56-year-old stadium is […]

Usual suspects take aim at La Liga crown

The Spanish first division cranks up this weekend, and that leads me to the safest prediction in world soccer: Barcelona, Real Madrid or Atletico Madrid will win the title. It’s not exactly a gamble to pick one of those teams, since one has to go all the way back to Valencia’s title run in 2003 […]

Lionel Messi and father sentenced to 21 months in prison…will not serve time

Barcelona great and recently retired Argentina player Lionel Messi and his father have each been sentenced to 21 months in prison and issued a fine for tax fraud. But because of Spanish law, the sentences have been suspended and neither will serve time in prison. The Messi’s were initially investigated due to putting money in tax havens […]

Real Madrid and Barcelona among Spanish teams to repay state aid

The European Commission (which is the executive arm of the European Union) has ruled that Real Madrid and Barcelona are among seven professional teams in Spain that have to pay back millions of euros of what was deemed by the commission as “illegal state aid.” Real Madrid has come into hot water because the European Commission […]

Liverpool and Sevilla look to take the Europa League title

The road to Basel, Switzerland has been a long one, but finally two teams have emerged and will battle it out for the Europa League title. Liverpool from the English Premier League will take on back-to-back Europa League champions Sevilla representing La Liga at St. Jakob-Park for the Europa League final. Sevilla look for an unprecedented […]

Barcelona wins La Liga title amid strong challenge from Real Madrid

Barcelona certainly kept the La Liga title race interesting after a bad April. But despite that, Barcelona held on an won their 24th La Liga title by a single point over Real Madrid after taking Barcelona to the final match of the season. After Atletico Madrid lost to Levante last week to be mathematically eliminated from the […]

Should Gareth Bale’s disallowed goal in El Clasico have counted?

Though Real Madrid would later grab a late winner courtesy of Cristiano Ronaldo, when Gareth Bale was penalized for a foul on Jordi Alba after nodding home a leading goal, Madrid fans were livid. They weren’t the only ones, either. Gareth Bale would later state: “I can’t believe it was disallowed… It was a very […]