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The Primera División of the Liga Nacional de Fútbol Profesional (LFP), commonly known in the English-speaking world as La Liga and officially named for sponsorship reasons Liga BBVA (BBVA League) is the top professional association football division of the Spanish football league system. It is contested by 20 teams, with the three lowest placed teams relegated to the Segunda División and replaced by the top two teams in that division plus the winner of a play-off.

Around La Liga: Matchweek 8 Review

Each round of La Liga matches writes another chapter in the 2016-17 season’s tale. This past weekend’s chapter title could easily have been “Attack”, as 44 goals were scored across ten matches. Real Madrid and Atletico Madrid each secured…

La Liga Race Wide Open

In the first half of the season, Barcelona already looked like clear winners of the La Liga title as they were consistently annihilating the teams that dared to stand in their way. The Spanish top flight was left in the wake of Barcelona’s…