ALL POSTS TAGGED "la-liga"

Leagues: La Liga

/ 23 days ago

Vinicius Jr and the Boy Who Cried Wolf

In the aftermath of Real Madrid’s high-tension victory over Cadiz last week, Vinicius Jr. tweeted out the message: “Thank God, another game without an injury” It was a statement that was part genuine relief given the state of injuries ahead of the World Cup 2022 tournament, and part some thinly-veiled criticism of the treatment he […]

Barcelona

/ 51 days ago

Real Madrid’s Clásico win shows gulf between giants

Real Madrid took a 3-1 victory in the first Clásico of the 2022/23 LaLiga Santander season. Carlo Ancelotti’s side were the pre-match favorites, but the ease with which they won shows the gulf between the two giants. Barcelona have improved tremendously since their harrowing 8-2 defeat to Bayern Munich in 2020. Xavi Hernandez has the […]

Leagues: LaLiga

/ 121 days ago

2022/23 LaLiga prediction: What will the final table look like?

The 2022/23 LaLiga predictions may be more open than people presume. On one hand, it is hard to pick against Real Madrid, Barcelona or Atletico to win the LaLiga title. However, the jumble of teams beneath these three provides some drama. This stretches from the battle for European placement to the always-looming danger of relegation. […]
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Barcelona

/ 144 days ago

Yet again, financial dilemma influences Barcelona's summer spending

Barcelona's summer spending is questionable. That also applies to the fiasco from a season ago when Lionel Messi departed. Simultaneously, it came out that Barcelona sat over a billion dollars in debt. To be fair, it is always a challenge to juggle team building while constructing a competitive roster. Executives and coaches must bet on […]

Leagues: LaLiga

/ 168 days ago

La Liga boss Tebas hits back at 'arrogant' Al-Khelaifi

Madrid (AFP) – La Liga president Javier Tebas accused Nasser Al-Khelaifi of lying and arrogance on Wednesday after Paris-Saint Germain's president defended his club's lavish spending to keep Kylian Mbappe. La Liga have filed complaints to UEFA about PSG and Manchester City "continuously breaching the current regulations of financial fair play", the Spanish league confirmed […]
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Athletic Club

/ 169 days ago

Marcelo Bielsa to LaLiga? Fan favorite may return to Athletic Club

Marcelo Bielsa is on the verge of returning to a managerial role, this time with Spanish side Athletic Club. Despite there being no deal in place as of yet for the Argentine to return to Bilbao, Athletic Club and Marcelo Bielsa are in discussion. The speculation regarding Bielsa's return to management comes from comments regarding […]
Juan Manuel Serrano Arce

Barcelona

/ 226 days ago

Barcelona's resurgence under Xavi still strong despite struggles

Barcelona's resurgence under Xavi seemed to reach a head in early April. Barcelona defeated second-place Sevilla courtesy of a magnificent Pedri strike in the 72nd minute. The squad trotted around the field applauding fans. At the time, Barcelona shot itself into second in the LaLiga table, a far cry from where it was just six […]

Barcelona

/ 411 days ago

A new era of El Clásico set to begin with Sunday's fixture

Prepare for a new era of El Clásico. Barcelona and Real Madrid are not the juggernauts of the late 2000s and 2010s anymore. In that span, the two biggest clubs in Spain emerged as the two biggest clubs in the world. First off, Barcelona is the most-followed and ranks highest in terms of popularity in […]
Ronnie Macdonald

Leagues: EPL

/ 445 days ago

How kickoff times influence soccer viewership in the U.S.

As Americans, it is a habit for us to wake up, check the kickoff times, and begin watching soccer. For many of us, weekends serve a primary purpose of watching the beautiful game. Depending on one's passion and commitment to watching soccer, entire days are occupied by the sport. However, there are undeniably fans […]

Leagues: Ligue Un

/ 449 days ago

Lionel Messi inching closer to yet another record

A historic hat-trick against Bolivia gave Lionel Messi the men’s record for most goals scored by a South American international with 79, passing Pele’s mark of 77. However, Messi’s focus is on another Brazilian legend’s achievement. The record Messi is now aiming for is that of most trophies in a career. Currently, Dani Alves holds […]