ALL POSTS TAGGED "laliga"

Barcelona

/ today

Copa del Rey to feature El Clásico semifinal

The biggest game in Spanish soccer, El Clásico, is returning to the Copa del Rey. Monday's draw for the semifinal of the Spanish cup competition pits Real Madrid and Barcelona in a two-legged tie. The first of those games is tentatively scheduled for March 1. Then, the return leg at Camp Nou is tentatively scheduled […]

Most predictable soccer leagues in Europe ranked

Parity in soccer is not exactly commonplace. Some leagues have it, others have less. It is part of the excitement in all leagues, though. In fact, a lack of competitive nature makes those shock runs at titles or European spots that much more exciting. A team challenging Bayern Munich for the Bundesliga, albeit rare, is […]

Atletico Madrid

/ 4 days ago

Vinicius gets revenge, Real Madrid advances in Copa del Rey

Real Madrid came back to beat Atletico Madrid, 3-1, in the Copa del Rey quarterfinals on Thursday. The Madrid derby is historically one of the fiercest rivals in club soccer. Thursday's game didn't disappoint. The match featured three brilliant goals, as well as a red card. The pre-match hype for the massive match was marred […]

Atletico Madrid

/ 10 days ago

Atlético Madrid signs Memphis Depay from Barcelona

Memphis Depay has switched from Barcelona to Atletico Madrid in a deal worth about $3.2 million. Despite the relatively low fee, Barca will still make a profit on selling the forward. Depay previously arrived to the Camp Nou on a free transfer in the summer of 2021. The Netherlands international began his time at Barca […]

Barcelona

/ 16 days ago

El Clásico preview: Supercopa may be must-win for both sides

Sunday's El Clásico in the Supercopa de España has an added significance. Yes, it is still the biggest teams in Spain going head to head. Both are at the top of the LaLiga table. Real Madrid cruised into the Champions League knockout stage, while Barcelona slumped into the Europa League, a competition it can, and […]

Leagues: EPL

/ 17 days ago

LaLiga president says Premier League 'not financially sustainable'

LaLiga president Javier Tebas has made some interesting comments regarding the Premier League. The Spanish lawyer claimed that the English top flight is "not financially sustainable." Tebas made the comments during a recent conference about economics in European soccer. “What I’m worried about is the Premier League, and I’ve been worried for many years now,” […]

Atletico Madrid

/ 19 days ago

Chelsea signs João Félix on short-term loan deal

João Félix has officially signed for Chelsea on loan. The Portugal international will, however, just be at Stamford Bridge for the remainder of the current campaign. Chelsea snatched up Felix in a $11.8 million move, while also covering his salary during his time with the Premier League club. This brings the total cost of the […]

ESPN+

/ 26 days ago

What soccer games are coming to ESPN+ in January

January 2023 brings not only a new year, but a return to consistent club soccer games on ESPN+. This includes league competitions, namely the Bundesliga and LaLiga. However, it also delves into cup ties. With the World Cup now in the rearview mirror, players are fully in the swing of the club season. Here are […]

Barcelona

/ 27 days ago

Barcelona hit with Financial Fair Play violation and fine

Barcelona paid a fine resulting from overspending and triggering the Financial Fair Play regulations. This stems from Barcelona's acquisition of Dani Alves, Andreas Christensen and extending Ronald Araújo's contract. Barcelona's excessive spending is a much-noted topic. Just this past summer, Barcelona spent well over $100 million on Raphinha, Robert Lewandowski and Jules Koundé. However, the […]

Leagues: EPL

/ 31 days ago

How LaLiga TV revenue compares to Premier League money

Spain's LaLiga and England's Premier League are two of the top soccer leagues in the world. Both divisions typically sit atop the rankings of most-watched leagues around the globe as well. After all, there are nine massive clubs between these two leagues. Barcelona, Real Madrid, Atletico Madrid, Arsenal, Chelsea, Manchester United, Manchester City, Liverpool, and […]

Arsenal

/ 32 days ago

Arsenal and Man United battle for João Félix

Both Arsenal and Manchester United are interested in signing João Félix from Atletico Madrid. David Ornstein revealed the transfer news during NBC Sports' Premier League coverage on Wednesday. However, The Athletic reporter added that United do not have a ton to spend this January. "I don't think there's much money to spend at Manchester United," […]