Mar 16, 2013 19:19 EDT
Real Madrid assistant manager Aitor Karanka said they must stop conceding poor goals from set-pieces as the Spanish champions twice had to come from a goal down to beat Mallorca 5-2 at the Bernabeu on Saturday.
Mar 10, 2013 18:35 EDT
Real Madrid registered their sixth consecutive victory in all competitions as two goals from Cristiano Ronaldo led them to a 2-1 win over Celta Vigo.
Feb 01, 2013 13:52 EST
The French Football Federation have agreed to reduce the suspension imposed on midfielder Yann M'Vila for his involvement in an unauthorised night out while on duty with the France under-21 squad.
Jan 06, 2013 13:20 EST
Goalkeeper Iker Casillas came off the bench after just five minutes for 10-man Real Madrid who needed a second half double from Cristiano Ronaldo to beat Real Sociedad 4-3 on Sunday.
Nov 16, 2012 14:35 EST
France midfielder Yann Mvila of Ligue 1 outfit Rennes will appeal his 18-month international ban which rules him out of the 2014 World Cup finals, his lawyer told AFP on Friday.
Nov 12, 2012 14:44 EST
France coach Didier Deschamps took a philosophical approach on Monday to the recent international bans handed down to Rennes midfielder Yann Mvila and four other players after a night on the town while on duty for the French under-21 team.
Nov 08, 2012 15:00 EST
A group of France under-21 players picked up lengthy international bans on Thursday as punishment for breaking a night-time curfew between two key European championship qualifiers last month.
Oct 26, 2012 12:41 EDT
Five French under-21 players who sneaked out for a night on the town while on international duty will have to answer before a disciplinary hearing, the French Football Federation (FFF) announced Friday.
Oct 21, 2012 18:10 EDT
Radamel Falcao scored a stunning last-minute free-kick to give Atletico Madrid a 1-0 win at Real Sociedad on Sunday and keep his team level with Barcelona on 22 points at the top of La Liga.
Aug 25, 2012 21:40 EDT
Juanmi Jimenez came off the bench to rescue a point for 10-man Malaga who could only draw 1-1 against Mallorca despite dominating much of the game.
Aug 25, 2012 15:43 EDT
A second-half double from Imanol Agirretxe saw Real Sociedad come from behind to beat newly promoted Celta Vigo 2-1 and record their first win of the La Liga season on Saturday.
Apr 28, 2012 18:10 EDT
A strong second half performance from unfancied Levante saw them maintain their push for a place in the Champions League with a 3-1 win over Granada on Saturday.
Jan 29, 2012 17:32 EST
Ten-man Malaga beat Sevilla 2-1 on Sunday night in a fiery Andalusian derby to leap above their local rivals into seventh position in La Liga, one point behind a potential place in next season's Europa League.
Jan 29, 2012 14:42 EST
Valencia substitute Aritz Aduriz came on from the bench to score twice and help his side earn a hard-fought 2-2 draw away at Racing Santander on Sunday.
Sep 11, 2011 18:26 EDT
Racing Santander and Levante shared the points in a 0-0 draw Sunday as both sides remained winless while Betis saw off Mallorca to join Real Madrid and Valencia at the top of the Spanish league table.
Sep 10, 2011 14:44 EDT
A promising Real Sociedad side matched Barcelona in San Sebastian to earn a 2-2 draw in a pulsating game on Saturday.
Jan 15, 2011 18:19 EST
A spectacular lob from the half-way line by Ruben Cani helped Villarreal to a 4-2 victory over Osasuna on Saturday which kept them in third place in La Liga and maintained their push for a place in Europe.
Nov 14, 2010 17:16 EST
With Barcelona provisionally overtaking them on the top of the table on Saturday after a 3-1 win over Villarreal the onus was on Real Madrid to respond against Sporting.
Nov 06, 2010 19:18 EDT
There was only a minute on the clock when Marquez let fly with his left-foot and the ball flew into the top corner.
Nov 06, 2010 17:07 EDT
This was Real's fourth victory in five games and they went ahead after just six minutes when Llorente latched onto a clever through-ball by Xabi Prieto and made no mistake with his finish.