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La Liga Referees Trying to Help Real Madrid Catch Up With Barcelona

Posted on 2 Dec, 2017, by in Soccer

Just when it looked like Barcelona were running away with the La Liga title, two awful mistakes by referees seem to be injecting some artificial interest in the Spanish league, helping out Real Madrid. More

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No One Believes in Barcelona Anymore, But That Doesn’t Bother Lionel Messi

Posted on 9 Sep, 2017, by in Soccer

It’s been almost a decade since Barcelona entered a season as underdogs in the title run. Today, in a 5-0 win over Espanyol, was the first time Los Cules looked like a title team, even if most of it was Lionel Messi taking his ability and execution up a notch, finishing with an effortless hat trick. More

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Comparing the Number of Champions in Europe’s Top Football Leagues Since 1993

Posted on 14 May, 2017, by in Soccer

When the European Cup was changed to include a group stage heading into the 1992-1993 season, began what can be referred to as the Champions League era, followed by perhaps an even bigger change a few years later with the Bosman rule. More

Real Madrid, Hoffenheim & RB Leipzig Only Undefeated Teams Left in Europe

Posted on 27 Nov, 2016, by in Soccer

Out of all the teams in the English Premier League, Italian Serie A, Spanish La Liga, German Bundesliga and French Ligue 1, only three remain undefeated: Real Madrid, Hoffenheim and RB Leipzig. More

Longest Title Droughts in European Football

Posted on 1 Aug, 2016, by in Featured

When a season begins, opposing fans love to remind Liverpool supporters of how long it’s been since their last championship. Well, 26 years is quite a long time, but there are quite a few clubs in Europe’s top leagues, that have been waiting for a lot longer. Some of them are quite massive, and it’s surprising to find out they haven’t won a championship in such a long time. More

Goals & Highlights – Barcelona vs Real Sociedad

Posted on 28 Nov, 2015, by in Soccer

In one of their easiest wins of the season, Barcelona romped through Real Sociedad with a brace from Neymar and more goals from Luis Suarez and Lionel Messi, his first goal since coming back from injury on his first start. More

Goals & Highlights – Real Madrid vs Barcelona

Posted on 21 Nov, 2015, by in Soccer

The first El Clasico of the season will be remembered for a long time, as Barcelona humiliate Real Madrid 4-0 at the Santiago Bernabeu, with Lionel Messi coming on as a substitute, Cristiano Ronaldo looking awful while Luis Suarez (twice), Neymar and Andres Iniesta take care of the scoring. More

Teams with the Most La Liga Championships

Posted on 18 May, 2015, by in Soccer

Only five Spanish clubs have won the La Liga title more than twice: Valencia CF, Athletic Bilbao, Atletico Madrid, FC Barcelona and way ahead of the rest, Real Madrid. More

FC Barcelona – La Liga Championship in Numbers

Posted on 18 May, 2015, by in Featured, Soccer

Part of every championship run is looking into some of the numbers that defined the season. It’s the same for Barcelona, getting yet another vintage Lionel Messi goal to secure yet another La Liga title in the club’s golden age, which has been going on for quite some time. More

Barcelona vs Real Madrid – Lionel Messi Almost Champion Again, Cristiano Ronaldo Can’t Avoid Diving

Posted on 10 May, 2015, by in Soccer

Unless something shocking happens between now and the end of the season, Barcelona will be crowned as La Liga champions once again following their 2-0 win over Real Sociedad, while Real Madrid once again failed to beat Valencia at home, drawing at 2-2. Both Cristiano Ronaldo and Lionel Messi didn’t score, but one of them actually helped his team win, while the other embarrassed himself with his usual diving and missed a penalty kick. More