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Rayo Vallecano 3 : 1 Getafe - Piti puts Getafe to the sword

Posted Monday, January 07, 2013 by PA

Two goals by Medina Piti guided Rayo Vallecano to their third consecutive victory as they propelled themselves to seventh in the Primera Division with a comfortable 3-1 win over Getafe. Alhassane Bangoura put Rayo ahead with Piti doubling the lead before the same player all but ended the match as a contest seven minutes after the break. Paco Alcacer pulled one back midway through the second ha...Full Story »

Cesc's return gives Tito a selection headache

Posted Monday, January 07, 2013 by Marca.com

Cesc Fàbregas was declared fit by doctors three days ago and looks likely to start this weekend's derby match. If he does, Vilanova is going to have a headache choosing who's going to start out of Alexis, Villa and Pedro. Nobody is taking Leo Messi’s place in the side. Fàbregas was a key member of Tito's team until he fell injured against Betis. He had started every league gam...Full Story »

Aguero: "The Ballon d'Or should go to Messi"

Posted Monday, January 07, 2013 by Marca.com

Sergio Agüero was interviewed earlier by Argentine newspaper 'Olé' and stated that the Ballon d'Or award should go to Leo Messi: "He deserves the award for everything he's done at Barcelona and Argentina (national team)," said the Argentine, who also aspires to become a World-number-one one day. "I know it's not easy, but if you do the right things you never know (about winning the a...Full Story »

Mourinho unfazed by boos from Real fans

Posted Monday, January 07, 2013 by ESPNSTAR.com

Jose Mourinho shrugged off jeers aimed at him from Real Madrid's fans prior to Sunday's win over Real Sociedad following his decision to again omit Iker Casillas. Mourinho courted controversy prior to the Christmas break when he dropped long-serving number one Casillas for the match against Malaga and selected back-up Antonio Adan in his place, and the Portuguese repeated the selection for Su...Full Story »

Mallorca 1 : 1 Atletico de Madrid - Mallorca sneak late leveller

Posted Sunday, January 06, 2013 by PA

Atletico Madrid lost ground on Primera Division leaders Barcelona as Kevin Garcia popped up with an equaliser three minutes from time to snatch a point for Real Mallorca in a 1-1 draw at Iberostar Stadium. The visitors were without striker Radamel Falcao due to suspension and their lack of threat showed in a poor first period. The match came to the boil inside the final quarter, beginning with...Full Story »

Barcelona 4 : 0 Espanyol - Vilanova gets four-star Barca welcome

Posted Sunday, January 06, 2013 by PA

Tito Vilanova returned to the Barcelona bench with the minimum of fuss as his side got all of their work done inside the first 30 minutes of the Catalan derby in a 4-0 win over Espanyol. Manager Vilanova, back at the helm after a brief spell out for surgery on his parotid gland after contracting cancer for the second time, was given the easiest of nights as his stellar cast of players made life...Full Story »

Real Madrid 4 : 3 Real Sociedad - Casillas benched again but Madrid win

Posted Sunday, January 06, 2013 by PA

Real Madrid got the better of Real Sociedad - edging a seven-goal thriller 4-3 - in their first outing of 2013 despite playing for 84 minutes with 10 men. Karim Benzema had swept the champions into the lead after just 90 seconds but Jose Mourinho's decision to once again leave Iker Casillas on the bench backfired just six minutes in as Antonio Adan brought down Carlos Vela inside the area and w...Full Story »

Rayo Vallecano vs Getafe preview - Jemez wary of Getafe goal threat

Posted Monday, January 07, 2013 by PA

Rayo Vallecano coach Paco Jemez has warned his side's defence they could be in for a busy night when local rivals Getafe make the short hop across Madrid. Although they have only scored 21 goals in total, Getafe have netted in all but two of their 17 Primera Division matches this season and Jemez is wary about the threat posed by Luis Garcia's side in the final third. He said in AS: "Getafe wi...Full Story »

Celta Vigo 3 : 1 Valladolid - Aspas at the double for Celta

Posted Sunday, January 06, 2013 by PA

Two goals from Iago Aspas and another wonderful strike from Alex Lopez were enough to hand Celta Vigo only their second win in 11 league games as they moved three points clear of the relegation zone with a 3-1 win over Valladolid. Aspas enhanced his burgeoning reputation with a fine run and finish from Michael Krohn-Dehli's through ball after just eight minutes, but Valladolid were back level m...Full Story »

Real Madrid to carry on as normal

Posted Sunday, January 06, 2013 by espnstar

Real Madrid will start what many believe to be mission impossible when La Liga restarts for them on Sunday. Jose Mourinho`s side take on Real Sociedad with the gap between them and leaders Barcelona standing at 16 points. For even the most ardent Madrid fan, a successful title defence would appear to be impossible, with the Champions League now the primary focus. According to defender Alvar...Full Story »

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