Barcelona coach Ernesto Valverde is targeting a maximum points haul from this week’s two LaLiga matches to ignite their stuttering title defence and nip any murmurings of crisis in the bud.
Gareth Bale scored his first goals since March and was shown a late red card as Real Madrid were held to a 2-2 LaLiga draw at Villarreal.
Zinedine Zidane claimed Real Madrid could still make a late move in the transfer market despite hopes of a deal for either Paul Pogba or Neymar fading.
Santi Cazorla’s recall to the Spain squad is reward for his fine season with Villarreal, according to stand-in coach Robert Moreno.
Head coach Zinedine Zidane refused to discuss Gareth Bale’s future after the Welshman was left out of the matchday squad as Real Madrid claimed a hard-fought 3-2 win over Villarreal on Sunday.
Gareth Bale was left out of the matchday squad as Real Madrid claimed a hard-fought 3-2 win over Villarreal at the Bernabeu on Sunday.
Real Madrid manager Zinedine Zidane admits he admires Paul Pogba but refused to comment on a potential transfer bid for the Manchester United midfielder.
Valencia boss Marcelino said he was proud of his side after they booked their place in the Europa League semi-finals with a 2-0 win over LaLiga rivals Villarreal Toni Lato netted his first senior goal for the club in the 13th minute before Dani Parejo doubled the lead at the start of the second half to secure a 5-1 aggregate victory.
Valencia booked their place in the Europa League semi finals as a 2-0 win over neighbours Villarreal secured a 5-1 aggregate victory.
Boss Marcelino insists Valencia cannot take victory against Villarreal for granted.
Valencia manager Marcelino heaped praise on goalkeeper Neto and admitted their 3-1 Europa League quarter-final victory over local rivals Villarreal flattered his side.
Valencia scored twice in added-time to put one foot in the Europa League semi-finals with a 3-1 win over local rivals Villarreal at El Madrigal.
Villarreal boss Javi Calleja is confident his side can put their LaLiga relegation worries aside and sink domestic rivals Valencia to reach the Europa League semi-finals.
Barcelona coach Ernesto Valverde refused to excuse his side’s dependence on Lionel Messi after the Argentina international came off the bench to spark a dramatic late comeback against Villarreal.
Barcelona coach Ernesto Valverde’s gamble in resting Lionel Messi backfired against lowly Villarreal and it took a Luis Suarez goal with the last kick of the game to rescue a point in a 4-4 draw.
Barcelona manager Ernesto Valverde believes there is still “a lot of rowing to be done” before his side can contemplate being crowned LaLiga champions.
Villarreal picked up a point from a goalless draw away to Real Valladolid but will rue missed chances to claim all three as their winless run stretched to 10 games.
Midfielder Vicente Iborra has joined Villarreal from Premier League club Leicester for an undisclosed fee.
Santi Cazorla’s first LaLiga goals since 2012 stunned Real Madrid and stole struggling Villarreal a 2-2 draw at Estadio de la Ceramica.
Barcelona boss Ernesto Valverde challenged Ousmane Dembele to continue to make an impact after the France international impressed in Sunday’s 2-0 win over Villarreal.