As if their lead was not wide enough, Barcelona could really seem uncatchable with only two weeks left in the first half of the season. It’s not going to be easy for the blaugrana as they will face current cellar dwellers in Osasuna.
This round of the Copa del Rey has some intriguing storyline. The biggest game of the stage is undoubtedly Barcelona and Atlético Madrid. The biggest player on the field on Tuesday will be Lio Messi. Players like Samuel Eto’o, Sergio Agüero, Xavi, and Carles Puyol missing from the pitch […]
Sometimes in adverse moments is when you learn your greatest lessons. Carlos Kameni became one of the most popular players on the Espanyol squad for the past few years. He has been there during the highest highs and -right now- the lowest lows. The drop-off in Kameni’s level of play […]
Week 17 was one of returns,debuts, goals, and quite a dose of controversy.
Who ever thought that in the first and last minute Real Madrid would further sink Atlético into deeper problems after a heated Madrid derby. With only 35 seconds gone by in the match Ruud Van Nistelrooy smacked a shot from 25 yards out to beat Leo Franco on the left […]
Sevilla defender Aquivaldo Mosquera will be out for three weeks due to an ankle sprain. In the MRIs that were done Mosquera’s absence will allow Ivica Dragutinovic to once again be a part of the nervionense Starting XI. The Colombian international was carried off the pitch after a hard foul by […]
Argentine national coach Alfio Basile called up his 23 men to face Peru and Paraguay in September. There were two surprises on this list as Internacional´s Andrés D´Alessandro and Porto’s Ángel Di Maria were called up for duty. This left out Benfica midfielder Pablo Aimar and Inter striker Hernán Crespo. […]
Newly promoted Swansea City couldn’t have picked a better time to ascend into the Championship. The Welsh club was a penalty kick away from being promoted to the league in May 2006, but Barnsley walked away victors that day in Cardiff. In hindsight, it was a blessing in disguise for […]
Argento-croat striker Dario Cvitanich decided that he will not head to Espanyol, so now they will have to look at Plan B. The Banfield net piercer saw the opportunity to go to Ajax and penned a five-year, 6 million euro deal to play for Ajax. Expect him to really shine […]
There are two very attractive matchups this weekend but both fixtures look to be impacted heavily by injuries (or travel exhaustion) suffered by key players. First let’s look at the Real Madrid v Espanyol match. Real Madrid will be without Arjen Robben, Robinho and Gabriel Heinze for their trip to […]
Barcelona dropped 2 massive points against Espanyol which let Real Madrid off the hook as they clawed out a 2-2 draw against Zaragoza. Barcelona had been leading into the 89th minute and Real were losing but an amazing reversal of fortunes saw both games end in a draw. Barca fell […]
Today’s all Spanish UEFA Cup Final should be a joy to watch (Fox Soccer Channel, 2:30pm ET). Both Espanyol and Sevilla play a decent brand of football. But my question is, will this be Juande Ramos’s last cup match in charge for Sevilla? Yesterday, it was reported by The Independent […]