La Liga

Real Madrid remain the King at Cam Nou

The buildup to the El Clasico has always been electrifying – with the old guards giving away the torch to the next generation – the attraction took a setback, but an El Clasico is always an El Clasico and Camp Nou was prepared to host their bitter rivals in the afternoon. Guess what, Real Madrid conquered Camp Nou again and proved themselves as the kings of El Clasicos. 

Barcelona win with Philippe Coutinho scoring

Barcelona overcame an early stumble, as goals from Ansu Fati, Memphis Depay and Philippe Coutinho saw them vanquish Valencia 3-1 on Sunday night at the Camp Nou in La Liga. 

The immortal goal of Ronaldo O Fenomeno: 25 years of greatness

It was an immortal goal and since then Ronaldo would become a Phenomenon and despite a career-ending knee injury – he would not stop reaching the top and become the all-time best striker in the history of football.  

Real Madrid beaten by Espanyol

Since that thumping victory against Mallorca, it seems, Real Madrid have lost the steam to a great extent. Villarreal stopped them, Sherrif shocked them and today the Los Blancos were left stunned by a spirited Espanyol.

Atletico Madrid deepens Barcelona crisis

It's too easy to blame the situation surrounding Barcelona right now but the truth is that both their coach and players can and should be offering more than they are right now. More work and fewer excuses are what Barcelona need if they are to perform to their potential.

7 sins of Ronald Koeman

Ronald Koeman's future as Barcelona coach is hanging by a thread with Joan Laporta and the rest of the club's board considering just what to do.

Don’t write off Antoine Griezmann

But don’t write off Griezmann yet, especially with El Cholo in charge as he knows how to get the best out of him, but it's been a disappointing start to his comeback and the seeds of doubt are beginning to be sown about whether Atleti has signed the Griezmann they remember or the Griezmann that played for Barcelona.

Barcelona win against Levante

While Atletico Madrid and Real Madrid cut a frustrating figure this weekend, their heavyweight rivals, Barcelona bounced back from the wilderness with a thumping victory against Levanter. This victory was much needed to boost the morale of a unit that has been heavily down over the past few months.

Real Madrid fall flat

Real Madrid were flying and lavishing praises were showered on them, but here comes a night when nothing went right for the Los Blancos as they fired blank against a resolute Villarreal of Unai Emery. Real Madrid returned to earth after last night.

Alaves shock Atletico Madrid

At Old Trafford, Manchester United digested a shocking defeat against Aston Villa. At Stamford Bridge, Manchester City ended Chelsea’s unbeaten run. And, at Mendizorroza, the La Liga Champions were stunned by Deportivo Alaves.

12 years of Karim Benzema in Real Madrid

Karim Benzema scored his first LaLiga goal for Real Madrid on September 20, 2009, and on September 22, 2021, he reached number 200. A lot has happened in 12 years and the Frenchman has changed, too.

Vinicius Junior: The shining diamond

Some players take time to flourish. But when they do flourish, they become a box-office hit and continue to shine. Vinicius Junior is taking time to flourish and at the moment, he is showcasing his talent on a consistent basis. Maybe we are not very far from witnessing one of the best in world football in the coming days.

Dismal Barcelona

After escaping the Granada scare, Barcelona dished out a frustrating display against Cadiz and things are not looking good at the moment in Camp Nou. The team is lacking an attacking plan in the final third, the confidence is low and Ronald Koeman seems to be running out of ideas.

Ballon d’Or numbers in 2021 for Karim Benzema

With the two goals and two assists he registered in Real Madrid's 6-1 win against Real Mallorca on Wednesday night, Karim Benzema has a total of eight goals and seven assists so far this season.

Real Madrid gun down Mallorca

At Santiago Bernabeu it was a goal-fest where Real Madrid enjoyed scoring goals after goals to stamp their authority in this season’s La Liga – they are not only a serious title contender but are well poised to challenge the might of the best teams in Europe. Carlo Ancelotti promised an attacking and fluid football and till now, he has kept his promise.

Ronald Koeman walks out of the press conference

Ronald Koeman limited himself to reading out a statement before leaving the press room during Wednesday's pre-match press conference.

Super Luis Suarez

The blessing of having a striker like Luis Suarez is that he knows how to get out of a pressure situation in style. Suarez, one of the best strikers in the history of football, proved his worth yet again in the tight game against Getafe where the La Liga holders bagged full points.

Abject Barcelona survive the Granada scare

After their 3-0 thumping by Bayern Munich in the Champions League last week, Barcelona were glad to return to league action at Camp Nou. Barca have been unbeaten in their three games so far this season and, a victory would ensure the highest point total from their first four games of a league campaign since 2018/19 when they ended up as the champions. Well, they just put up a dismal show.

Real Madrid leave it late at Mestalla

It was known that it would not be an easy task for Real Madrid at Mestalla – one of the toughest venues in Europe. No matter how big the opponents, they would always have travelled through the choppy waters and steer the ship at the shore. As usual, the going was tough for the Los Blancos and the never say die attitude which was nurtured under Zinedine Zidane paid rich dividends.

Vintage Real Madrid return to Santiago Bernabeu in style

Finally, flowers bloomed at Santiago Bernabeu after more than a year. The Los Blancos donned the white shirt with pride at the newly constructed home of Royal Whites. The feeling was amazing to witness the Men in Whites coming out of the dugout at the Bernabeu, a venue, which was missed by the players, officials and fans for a long time. The waiting was over and Real Madrid made the return a memorable one.  


It has been a long journey for Ajaz Patel

The little boy flew to New Zealand from Mumbai when everything was unknown around him. He and his family faced challenges to cope and since then, Ajaz Yunus Patel believed, he can overcome any hindrances in the coming days and it has been a long journey for the Mumbai-born spinner

Sri Lanka win the series

Cristiano Ronaldo: Mr. 800

Victory for Real Madrid