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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.

Five things that will help Barcelona Recover

Three Things Barcelona Need to Change Ahead of Next Season

For most teams, reaching a cup final would be seen as a pretty good season, but for Spanish giant Barcelona, it is not even...

Sevilla Soldier On In The Race For Champions League

Just a few months ago everything was looking rosy at the Sanchez Pizjuan. Jorge Sampaoli had his Sevilla side playing scintillating football, and in...
Atletico Madris reaches Final

What to Expect From the 2nd-Leg of the Champions League Quarter-Finals?

We've reached the business end of the Champions League with Europe's biggest teams hustling to make the last four of the competition. Most of...
Barca vs Sevilla

Barcelona? Real Madrid? Sevilla? Who’s Likely to Win La Liga?

Barcelona, Real Madrid and Sevilla are on course to battle it out for the La Liga title.  They all have their strengths and weaknesses, and...
Five things that will help Barcelona Recover

Why Barcelona Are Underperforming This Season

Barcelona head into the 2nd leg of their UEFA Champions League Round of 16 clash chasing a 4-0 deficit having succumbed to defeat against PSG...
Mauricio Lemos Las Palmas

Top 5 Footballers of the Week

There were a number of high scoring games last weekend and some very shocking upsets. Below are five players who were impressive for their...
RB Leipzig

European Roundup: Standout Games of the Week

There were 48 matches played across the five top leagues in Europe, with most games having an impact on the top and bottom ends of...
Liverpool vs Watford

Tops and Flops from the Weekend’s European Football Action

The weekend's football action across the different European Leagues promised a lot of action, and duly delivered, with some shocking results for some of...

Five Things That Will Help Barcelona Recover their Best Form

Barcelona’s draw at the Estadio Anoeta late in November put them six points behind league leaders Real Madrid going into the first league Clasico...
Atletico Madris reaches Final

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”,...
Arsenal vs Chelsea

European Football Roundup: Tops & Flops From Weekend Action

As always, the weekend was full of scintillating football action, with over 40 games played across the top European leagues. Most of the results went...
Marco Asensio

Why Marco Asensio Could Be The Next Ronaldo For Real Madrid

Spanish midfielder Marco Asensio has shown great promise and potential over the past few seasons. His pace, vision and skill on the ball brings...
Yannick Carrasco Atletico Madrid

Why Yannick Carrasco Should Leave Atletico Madrid

A big stage can provide a massive opportunity for players in the world game and Atletico Madrid winger Yannick Carrasco had such a moment...
Atletico Madris reaches Final

Can Antoine Griezmann Be As Prolific As Messi And Ronaldo?

Antoine Griezmann stole the show at Euro 2016 this past summer while on national team duty with France, bagging the Player of the Tournament...
Atletico Madrid vs Bayern Munich

The Reason Behind Atletico’s Slow Start In the La Liga

Atletico Madrid has endured somewhat of a slow start to the new La Liga campaign seemingly as a result of Simeone’s preferred choice of...
Real Madrid vs Man City

Real Madrid Eliminate Man City to Reach Champions League Final

Manchester City lacked ingenuity and creativity on all fronts as they succumbed to a disheartening 1-0 defeat against Real Madrid at the Santiago Bernabeu. Manchester...

Man City Set for Real Madrid Showdown

The Santiago Bernabeu is set for an action-packed Champions League semifinal as Manchester City travel all the way to the Spanish capital to face Real...

Opinion: You Don’t Need to Hate Messi if You Love Ronaldo

In recent times, there has been much debate about who the greatest player of this generation is, but on that front, only two players...

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...

Can Roma Afford to Repeat Their Mistakes from the First Leg?

AS Roma has a hefty task ahead of them to take on Real Madrid and turn it around in the second leg of Champions...