Betis’ poor showings punished by 1-1 draw against Alaves

The La Liga match between Betis and Alaves was an intriguing prospect. Although the former are not where they’d like to be in the table, they...
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How Girona dented Real Madrid’s slim title hopes with shock win

Real Madrid thought everything was going so swimmingly, having overcome three major obstacles in a week with a tough run of fixtures. Then they...

How did Atletico Madrid overcome an ambitious Rayo team?

There was a mini Madrid-derby that started in Vallecas on this Saturday afternoon. Rayo Vallecano, 18th in La Liga and the first of the...

How Barcelona barely salvaged a win over Real Valladolid in La Liga

Ah, February, the single most dreadful time of the year for all things FC Barcelona. While a certain dose of superstition definitely plays a...
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Emotions are getting the better of Celta Vigo as struggles continue to mount

Balaidos, Vigo – The boos arrived at Balaidos along with the half time whistle. Celta Vigo’s players were greeted with whistles and jeers as...
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How Celtic Park was quietened by clinical Valencia

One of the more intriguing fixtures to happen in this week's Europa League round took place at Celtic Park. Marcelino’s Valencia travelled to Celtic...
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How Lainez and Lo Celso rescued Betis against Rennes

In the knockout stages of the Europa League, Stade Rennais hosted Real Betis at the Roazhon Park. With a fixture that left the drama...
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Sarabia proves key to midfield battle as Sevilla oust Lazio

Lazio hosted Sevilla in what was looked upon as one of the most attractive ties of the round. Both sides are battling it out...
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How Villarreal’s long-lost defensive determination frustrated Sporting

For both Sporting Club de Portugal and Villarreal the Europa League, so often an unwelcome distraction for many of Europe's biggest clubs, was an...
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Ferran Torres: Have Valencia found the next Spanish prodigy?

Some of the greatest players do indeed only come around once every four years but that is quite literally the case for Valencia’s Ferran...