Atletico Madrid disappointed with Barcelona’s performance

Atletico Madrid defeated Barcelona 1-0 at the Estadio Wanda Metropolitano on Saturday night and there was surprise in the home dressing room at what they saw from their opponents. The Atleti players, especially the veterans, couldn't quite believe how poor and indifferent the Blaugrana seemed. Diego Simeone's side were hungrier and, quite simply, better. Even though Barcelona … Continue reading Atletico Madrid disappointed with Barcelona’s performance

Dembélé and Umtiti creating problems at Barcelona

Barcelona are furious with Ousmane Dembélé. The winger’s refusal to leave, despite having offers from suitors such as Manchester United, and it is more annoying that his action prevented the Camp Nou club from bringing in Memphis Depay before the close of the summer transfer window on Monday night. Depay deal scuppered as Dembélé refuses … Continue reading Dembélé and Umtiti creating problems at Barcelona

La Liga: 110 games to be played in 39 days

Spain's National Sports Council confirmed on Friday, that LaLiga games will start again after the season was suspended to control spread of COVID-19. First Lal Liga match for the 2019/20 season will be between Betis and Sevilla on 11 June. After Betis vs Sevilla game, non-stop La Liga matches should be expected. Football matches will … Continue reading La Liga: 110 games to be played in 39 days

La Liga games kicking off soon!

Barcelona have said footballers are allowed to train in groups of 10. Spanish clubs have been given the green light to move from individual training into group training, with the government allowing La Liga teams to train in groups of up to 10 players, bringing the restart of competition a little closer. The Boletín Oficial … Continue reading La Liga games kicking off soon!

No hope for La Liga games ahead of the summer

Spain's minister for health Salvador Illa was cautious on the possibility of LaLiga making a return in the forthcoming months at today's Covid-19 briefing session. For some reasons, Salvador Illa adopted a cautious approach on his statement about when La Liga could kick off. In his words: "I really can't say at this point if … Continue reading No hope for La Liga games ahead of the summer

Messi and Benzema leading La Liga goalscoring charts

Lionel Messi was once again the difference maker as Real Sociedad made life difficult for the LaLiga leaders at the Camp Nou. It wasn't a moment of genius from Leo this time, but rather his ice-cold blood to put away a late penalty and ensure all three points went to Barça. VAR awarded a spot … Continue reading Messi and Benzema leading La Liga goalscoring charts

Football: 2020 Transfer news update

Welcome to today's football news update. Here are the top stories and big rumours about your favourite players, teams and coaches. At this midway point of the January transfer window, The Daily Mail reported today (17.01.2020) that Jose Mourinho's contract has a bonus through which he'll earn 2.3 million euros if Tottenham finish in the … Continue reading Football: 2020 Transfer news update

Ronaldo: I made Messi a better player

Cristiano Ronaldo has made a public statement about his long-standing rivalry with Lionel Messi. Ronaldo, who left Real Madrid for Juventus in 2018, admits he has a high degree of respect for the Barcelona talisman. However, heated arguments about who is a better player between Messi and Ronaldo will never end among lovers of the … Continue reading Ronaldo: I made Messi a better player

Is Barcelona’s move for Neymar a plot to satisfy Messi?

  The alleged rift between Neymar and PSG owners was a factor in Barcelona’s rekindled interest to sign him—but football pundits have uncovered the ulterior motive. Lionel Messi feels incomplete without Neymar. According to Marca, Barcelona wants to sign the Brazilian football star to keep their Argentinian talisman happy. Signing back Neymar from PSG is … Continue reading Is Barcelona’s move for Neymar a plot to satisfy Messi?

Will Zidane select James Rodriguez against Celta Vigo?

James Rodriguez is in contention to start for Real Madrid in their first game of the season away to Celta Vigo, 825 days after his last competitive appearance for Los Blancos. The Colombian spent time on loan at Bayern Munich after initially struggling for opportunities at the Estadio Santiago Bernabeu but is now an option once again for the … Continue reading Will Zidane select James Rodriguez against Celta Vigo?