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The Time Is Now Or Never For Isco

Often seen as part of La Roja’s midfield for the foreseeable future, Francisco Román Alarcón Suárez – also known as Isco – faces a crucial season ahead of him at Real Madrid.  It is his third season at the Spanish giants … Continue reading

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Atlético Madrid 1-2 Barcelona: “C’est la Vie,” Said the Champions

“I find that most people know what a story is until they sit down to write one.” A team not often praised for its work when backed into a corner sure did well when it was backed into a corner Saturday. … 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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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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The Manager Who Asked Por Que

Jose Mourinho has a problem. Coming into this weekend’s showdown with second place Manchester City, he finds himself without Diego Costa, the Premier League’s leading scorer who was banned three games by the Football Association for his various transgressions in the … Continue reading

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La Liga Data Table #1

Thirteen rounds of La Liga 2014-15 have passed us by, and it’s been an explosive 13 rounds. Atlético’s quest to hang onto the league crown, Real Madrid’s unbridled dominance, Barcelona’s three world-class forwards trying to get along, Valencia’s resurgence, David … Continue reading

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La Liga Roundup: Week 9

It’s time for another edition of the Liga BBVA roundup! Lots to discuss from over the weekend, so let’s get started… – There’s only one place we can start this week, and that would be in Madrid…with Getafe 0-1 Atlético! … Continue reading

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