Barcelona maintain lead over Madrid

Barcelona raced to their ninth consecutive victory last night with a comfortable 4-0 home victory against Andalucian strugglers Almeria. Almost inevitably Lionel Messi was on the scoresheet as he curled in his 33rd goal of the season in the 33rd minute but although Barca dominated the half they couldn’t add to the scoreline and led by the solitary goal at …

Real Madrid ease past Granada but Barca squeeze past Celta

Real Madrid won in a canter at the Bernabeu on Sunday afternoon against a struggling Granada side. In a surprisingly open first 25 minutes which saw good chances spurned by both teams, Madrid finally opened their account when Gareth Bale rounded the keeper and tapped into an empty net. What happened next unsurprisingly involved a certain Cristiano Ronaldo who fired …

Barcelona move four points clear

Barcelona are now four points clear at the top of la Liga after a 2-1 win over Real Madrid in the latest ‘El Clasico’.

Bale bags a brace

Gareth Bale, under heavy criticism in the Spanish press in recent days, scored his first goals in nine matches as Real Madrid cruised to a comfortable 2-0 win over Levante.

Málaga win against Córdoba

Málaga, somewhat isolated in seventh place in La Liga, managed to beat bottom club Córdoba 2-0 on Sunday with goals from Juanmi and Amrabat.

Barcelona stay top

Lionel Messi scored twice, once from the penalty spot, to take his goal tally for the season to 43 as Barcelona beat Eibar 2-0 on Saturday.

Barcelona move to the top of La Liga

Lionel Messi scored the 24th hat-trick of his La Liga career and joined Cristiano Ronaldo as joint leading scorer this season after Barcelona thrashed Rayo Vallecano 6-1 on Sunday afternoon.

Athletic Bilbao 1-0 Real Madrid

Real Madrid failed to increase their lead at the top of La Liga after losing 1-0 to Athletic Bilbao on Saturday evening.