La Liga is back with a bang, after a great weekend’s football. Real and Villarreal turned out to be a cracker, and elsewhere Sevilla continued their recent revival, while normal service resumed as Barcelona won big again. Back Page Football’s man in Spain, Joseph Sexton, is here to tell us all about it
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It’s been an epic year in Spanish football. Here, Joseph Sexton takes a look back at the opening phase of the season and a frenzied week of Copa del Rey action; and, of course, the final league program ahead of the winter shut-down.
Seventy-two minutes have passed at the Santiago Bernabeu. A largely listless third-placed Valencia side are struggling to show their attacking class, with the much sought-after David Villa cutting a frustrated figure having been well marshalled by his former team-mate Raul Albiol. Real, leading through a well-taken but poorly defended first half goal from Gonzalo Higuain, [...]
Real Madrid tonight recorded their first victory away to Deportivo La Coruna in the Municipal de Riazor in almost two decades as they won 3-1 to keep the pressure on Primera Division pace-setters Barcelona. Esteban Granero headed Los Galacticos into the lead early on before French forward Karim Benzema doubled the lead just before the [...]