Category Archives: La Liga

Nerves, Swerves and Lionel Messi

When Alvaro Morata scored the equalizer last night for Juventus, I feared the worst. In the immediate aftermath of the goal, it looked like Juventus was going to beat Barcelona. And Barcelona really had themselves to blame. I’m not trying … Continue reading

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Will Florentino Perez Ever Learn?

Things have been pretty eventful for La Liga’s top two. Last Sunday marked Xavi’s final, melancholy goodbye to Barcelona, and yesterday, Real Madrid fans (ranging from new to old) said goodbye – in rather frustrating fashion – to Carlo Ancelotti. … Continue reading

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It’s So Hard To Say Goodbye

Xavi Hernandez played his last league game for Barcelona today, ending a career with the club that started in 1991, when he was 11 years old. He made his debut for the first team in 1998, but it would take … Continue reading

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Barcelona Will Not Win a Trophy in 2015-16

De la grada al campo. #CREADAPARABRILLAR pic.twitter.com/r1DBuo1DKs — FC Barcelona (@FCBarcelona_es) May 23, 2015 Barcelona are actually going through with this. The Catalan club’s home kit next season will feature horizontal stripes. (There’s the pic, in case you haven’t seen … Continue reading

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Tactics: Atlético Madrid 4-0 Real Madrid

Atlético Madrid dominated Real Madrid on their way to a massive 4-0 win at the Vicente Calderón today. The goals came from Tiago, Saul Ñiguez, Antoine Griezmann and Mario Mandžukić. Let’s take a look at how Diego Simeone’s men triumphed–in emphatic … Continue reading

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Andalusia and Fields Full of Promise

Samu-à-Samu. That was the combination that led seventh-placed Málaga to a critical home win against fourth-placed Valencia on Monday night. Former Chelsea youth product Samuel García Sánchez linked up with fellow Andalusian Samu Castillejo inside 30 minutes for the game’s only goal. … Continue reading

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Lionel Messi Says “Shove It” to Crisis Talk

“Don’t throw shit at us from outside because that will only do us harm.” Damn, Lio. Calm down. — اللهو الخفي (@viagraofchaos) January 12, 2015 The funniest thing happened to me last week. You know what I saw on the Twitter … Continue reading

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