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Vilanova considers resting Messi

by Football News

Lionel Messi could be watching Barcelona against Getafe from the bench this weekend as Tito Vilanova looks to rest his star forward. Messi has been on international duty with Argentina and only returned from South America earlier this week... Read more

La Liga preview: Tough tests for Barcelona, Real Madrid

by Football News

Both Real Madrid and Barcelona face difficult fixtures this week as La Liga action resumes in Spain. The 21-time La Liga champions Barca seem to have made a smooth transition from iconic manager Pep Guardiola to former assistant Tito Vilanova... Read more

La Liga wrap: Mallorca go top, Malaga second

by Football News

While Barcelona are expected to move back into the overall lead with a win over Valencia on Sunday, Mallorca and Malaga ensured their time in the spotlight with 1-0 wins on Saturday to be tied on seven points at the top of the table, with the former... Read more

La Liga preview: Real playing catch-up

by Football News

Barcelona, on top of the table with two wins, lead champions Real by five points after two matches. A draw at home to Valencia and a loss away to Getafe has seen Real make their worst start to a season in 39 years... Read more

Mourinho: Real deserved to lose

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Sunday's result leaves Madrid two spots above La Liga's relegation zone after two games with only a draw so far this season... Read more

La Liga wrap: Real slump further behind

by Football News

Gonzalo Higuain's opener was cancelled out by Juan Valera in the 53rd minute, before Abdelaziz Barrada gave Getafe all three points with a quarter of an hour to play... Read more

Michel gunning for Getafe scalp

by Football News

Former Spain international Michel coached Getafe between 2009 and 2011, before taking over at Sevilla in February this year. He guided the team to ninth last season, three points and two places better off than his old side... Read more

La Liga wrap: Olinga, 16, creates history in Malaga win

by Football News

With Santi Cazorla and Salomon Rondon already departed for Arsenal and Rubin Kazan respectively, the Cameroon-born striker was thrust into the action by Manuel Pellegrini on the hour mark and he netted the decisive goal in the 84th minute... Read more

Vilanova retains faith in Valdes

by Football News

The Catalan giants go into the encounter following the 3-2 first-leg win of their Super Cup tie against Real Madrid, but their task of lifting the first domestic silverware of the season has been made more difficult because of Valdes' error, which... Read more