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Cesar Benoit rounds up the week in Spain

Celta Vigo Look To Upset Man Utd

Celta Vigo Look To Upset Man Utd

By Ralph Chery When Celta Vigo knocked Real Madrid out of the Copa del Rey 4-3 on aggregate on January 25th, it was a warning sign of things to…

Raul Gets Down To Business With La Liga In NYC

Raul Gets Down To Business With La Liga In NYC

By Luis Hernandez On Sunday, the two titans of La Liga Santander, Real Madrid and Barcelona, squared off for another running of El Clasico, a match whose importance was amplified…

Ronaldo’s Road To The 100 Club

Ronaldo’s Road To The 100 Club

By Ralph Chery Cristiano Ronaldo’s 100 European goals started with his first one against Debrecen in Champions League qualifiers for Manchester United in 2005 and concluded with his winner…

Mixed Fortunes For La Liga Stars On International Duty

Mixed Fortunes For La Liga Stars On International Duty

By Ralph Chery La Liga players made headlines during the international break this week. Sergio Ramos and Gerard Pique exchanged verbals after Spain’s 2-0 win over France, while…

Sergio Ramos: A Striking Defender

Sergio Ramos: A Striking Defender

By Ralph Chery Sergio Ramos always had a knack for scoring goals as a defender but this season the Real Madrid skipper has taken  his scoring prowess to another level…

Luis Enrique Calls It A Day

Luis Enrique Calls It A Day

By Ralph Chery Barcelona head coach Luis Enrique announced that he will leave the club at the end of this season when his contract expires during a postgame news conference…

Barca’s Insurmountable Challenge

Barca’s Insurmountable Challenge

By Ralph Chery Barcelona’s substandard season in La Liga has now hit a seemingly insurmountable challenge in The Champions League. The Spanish champions’ season went from bad to worse…

La Liga – Controversial Decisions Upset The Frontrunners

La Liga – Controversial Decisions Upset The Frontrunners

By Ralph Chery Controversy was rife in La Liga this week. Real Madrid threatened to quit the league while Barcelona appealed to reverse two bookings issued to their players in…

Top Three Face Tough Opponents In La Liga This Weekend

Top Three Face Tough Opponents In La Liga This Weekend

By Ralph Chery The top three seeds in Spain are all facing formidable opponents this weekend, enlivening the race for the title. Real Madrid have a four-point advantage at…

La Liga – The Story So Far

La Liga – The Story So Far

Ralph Chery looks back at the enthralling first half of the season, including the unanticipated stories and the best performances.  The first half of this La Liga season was undoubtedly…