Showing posts with label La Liga. Show all posts
Showing posts with label La Liga. Show all posts

Saturday, 18 February 2017

                         Result of Round 16 :

                         Game 1 :

Barcelona Players after defeat against PSG in Uefa Champions League game.

                         Barcelona suffered a heavy defeat at PSG. While Bayern Munich crushed Arsenal 5-1. Now Barcelona have 1% chance for qualifying in next round. Angel Di Maria scored twice along with Julian Draxler and Edinson Cavani in Parc des Princes.

                          Barcelona was not at their best in a game against PSG.PSG outplayed them in every field. Barcelona have a potential to overcome this odd. They can score more than 4 goals in their Home Ground. 'PSG were more aggressive than Barcelona, their rhythm of play was better and this was the difference, because in terms of the quality of players the two teams are more or less at the same level

                         Arsenal will face another round of 16 exit in Champions League. Bayern Munich hammered Arsenal 5-1. Arsenal forward Alexis Sanchez is planning to quit the club during the summer after a dressing-room row following the Gunners' heavy Champions League defeat against Bayern Munich.

                         Sutton United boss Paul Doswell says Arsenal’s defeat to Bayern Munich was not a disgrace, insisting none of the Premier League’s top six can compete with the German giants , Barcelona and Real Madrid.

                         Real Madrid came from behind and win a game. Lorenzo Insigne scored on 8th minute and took a lead for Napoli , Karima Benzema scored equaliser for Real Madrid on 18th minute. Toni Croos gave lead to Real Madrid by scoring second goal on 49th minute , After 5 minutes Casemiro scored a last goal of a game.

Paris SGvsBarcelona
Real MadridvsNapoli
Bayern MunichvsArsenal

Next Fixture Of Other Teams :

Team `1 vsTeam 2
Bayern LeverkusenvsAthletico Madrid
Man. CityvsMonaco
SevillavsLeicester City

Tuesday, 7 February 2017

                       Barcelona  1     -  Ath. Madrid  1


FC Barcelona made  7 Copa del Rey finals appearances in the last 9 years!

                        Messi and Luis Suarez goals helps Barcelona to reach in Copa Del Rey final. Neyamar missed a second leg due to suspension. Luis Suarez missed a final of Copa Del Rey after receiving a red card in a second leg of semifinal. A Breathless match went into a favour of Barcelona.

                        5' minute , Luis Suarez made a wonderful play with Adra Turan , Turan passed a ball to Suarez , Suarez made a very good first touch and struck a ball very powerfully but Moya sends away a ball. Corner for Barca.    

                         6' minute , Ath.Madrid made a counter attack , Koke wide into a area , He out played Barca defender and shots a ball very Powerfully but Cillessen was in a way he stop a ball. A great chance for Ath.Madrid.

                         16' minute another chance for Ath.Madrid , Barcelona was sloppy in defence. Coke took a ball and made a powerful shot but once again it was denied by Cillessen. In a first 20 minutes Ath.Madrid Outplayed Barcelona.

                       43' minute , Goal Luis Suarez , Barcelona , Andre Gomez made a very good pass to Suarez , Suarez gave a ball to Messi , Messi made a his signature run towards Ath.Madrid's penalty area , He outplayed 4 defender of Athletico Madrid and shots a ball but it was blocked by Moya , Luis Suarez grabbed a rebound and put a ball into a net with ease no one is guarding him. 

                      57' minute Sergio Roberto fouled very badly on Luis , He got a first yellow card fouling on Luis and got a second one making argument with referee. A red Card for Sergio.

                      59' minute , Ginzmann put a ball into Barca net but it was offside. Replay indicated tthat he was onside. A bad decision by Lines man.

                      69' minute , Carrasco got a second yellow card of a game and Ath.Madrid got down to 10 men. Carrasco made a heavy tackle on Adra Turan.

                     77' minute , Lionel Messi had a goal but it was sent off by cross bar on free kick. this time Messi was not going for a his curl free kick but this time he made a straight free kick. A wonderful free kick but it was denied by Post Bar. A jaw dropping genius from Messi.

Gameiro hit a post bar and missed a chance to levelled a game from penalty spot.

                      79'minute , Pique fouled Gameiro , Referee pointed to penalty spot. Once again a bad decision by referee. Gameiro missed a olden chance to levelled a game when he sent a ball over a post bar of Barcelona.

                      83' minute , Goal Gameiro , Athletico Madrid , Pique failed to send a ball away from penalty area , a ball directly went to Grinzmann , Grinzmann passed a ball into a penalty area to Gameiro. Umtiti made a mistake. This time Gameiro put a ball into a net.

Luis Suarez will miss a final of Copa Del Rey anfer getting two yellow cards in three minutes.

                       90' minute , referee showed a second yellow card to Suarez because of  hitting an elbow on  Coke's face. Barcelona made it to final despite down to 9 men. The first was a clear foul but Suarez was perhaps right to feel aggrieved at the second, with Koke making the most of their aerial collision as referee Jesus Gil Manzano produced his third red card of the evening.

                       Barcelona will now meet either Alaves or Celta Vigo in the final, with those sides playing the second leg of their semi-final tie on Wednesday.

                       Luis Enrique said,"We want to win the final to dedicate it to our fans. They were key to us getting there"



                            Week 21 Results :

Real SociedadvsOsasuna
GranadavsLas Palmas
Real MadridvsCelto Vigo
Real Betis vsDeportivo

                                     Barcelona won against Ath.Bilbao where Lionell Messi past Ronald Koeman for the record of goals scored via free kicks. Now Lionel Messi scored 27 goals from Free Kick Spot. Luis Suarez was rested in a game.                         

                                     Real Madrid's game was postponed. Athletico Madrid won a game against Leganes. Farnando Torress scored both goals for Athletico Madrid. Sevilla drew a game against Villarereal and lost their place to compete for Title.  

                             Week 22 Fixtures :

Team 1Team 2
Barcelona vsAlves
EspanyolvsReal Sociedad
Real BetisvsValencia
Ath. BilbaovsDeportivo
OsasunavsReal Madrid
Las PalmasvsSevilla
Ath.MadridvsCelto Vigo

                                  Athletico Madrid vs Celto Vigo will be a watch out game in this fixture. All top teams will face easy opponents.         

                        Standings of Top Teams in La Liga : 

1Real Madrid19144146
2Barcelona 21136245
5Real Sociedad21122738
10Celto Vigo2193830

                               Real Madrid is in top spot in La Liga and they have 2 games in Hand. Barcelona close a gape to 1 point. Sevilla Fall Behind after draw against Villarreal.

Saturday, 4 February 2017

                            Barcelona  3      -     Athletic Bilbao  0 

Messi , Alcacer and Vidal's goal helps Barcelona to get a crucial goal against Bilbao.

                                           Luis Suarez was rested in a game. Messi scored his 16th La Liga goal of a season and equalled his team mate for most goal in La Liga. Athletic Bilbao never won a game in Camp Nou since 2001.

                                          3' minute , A great chance for the home side to take a lead into a game as Alcacer broke past the Athletico Bilbao's defence before giving a low cross to Neymar , but Neymar shot went wide.

                                          4' minute , Athletic Bilbao tried to take a lead in a game when Garcia holds off Gomez and he shots a ball but it hits a post bar and a Great chance was denied by Post bar.

                                          13' minute , Another very good chance for Athletic Bilbao but once again it was missed. Lekue send a wonderful cross pass to Williams , but Williams send it away  from post bar.

                                          18' minute , Goal Alcacer , Barcelona, Neymar made a wonderful play and beats his opponent on left before giving a low cross to Alcacer and Alcacer put a ball into a net with his left foot under Iraizoz.

                                         33' minute . A nice save from Ter Stegen , Williams used his pace to drive into  Barca Box and he made a shot to a bottom corner but Stegen made a save with a left hand.              

Messi scored 16th goal of La Liga and in all competition he scored 33 goals in this season.

                                          40' minute , Goal Messi , Barcelona , Iraizoz made a mistake and handed a goal to Barcelona. Messi's  free kick from an odd position finds a way to past Iraizoz. Messi shots a ball with power and direction , Iraizoz should have made a save but ball past him as he made an error when he tried to catch a ball. Double for Barcelona.         

                                           43' minute , Neymar missed a great chance on his wonderful play. Neymar once again outplayed Athletic Bilbao defender near Athletic penalty area and he shots a ball towards the bottom corner but it was missed by just an inch.

                                          50' minute , Barcelona missed a chance , Rafinha missed a free header on Turan's cross pass.

                                           54' minute , Ter Stegen once again made a good save and denied Athletic Bilbao's effort of scoring a goal.

                                          58' minute , Neymar missed a post with a powerful strike.

                                          66' minute Messi replaced by Sergio Roberto.

Alexis Vidal After scoring a third with Neymar. 

                                         67' minute Goal Alexis Vidal , Barcelona. Vidal put a ball into a net in a far corner , it was not clinical but it was a goal. A third for Barca. And what a goal from Vidal. A bit of everything as his jigs past two defenders and converts from an angle.   

                                        81' minute a chance missed by Athletic Bilbao when Eraso shots a ball wide.

                                       Barcelona once again in dominant form in this season in goal scoring record. They reached 100th goal mark when Alexis Vidal scored a goal for Barcelona against Athletic Bilbao. 

                                       Barcelona is 1 point behind Real Madrid in La Liga but Real Madrid have 2 games in hand.



Thursday, 2 February 2017

                                   Barcelona  2  -  Athletico Madrid  1

                                    Leg 1

Messi and Suarez seal a deal for Barcelona in away fixture against Athletico Madrid.

                                         First Half goal from Luis Suarez and Lionel Messi set Barcelona on their way to the 2017 Copa del Rey final, though a second-half header from Atletico Madrid's Antoine Griezmann kept the tie alive ahead of the second leg at the Camp Nou next Tuesday evening.

Luis Suarez celebrated after scoring a wonderful solo Goal.

                                        7' minutes ,  Goal Luis Suarez Barcelona , Mascherano steps up and won a ball ,  Suarez took a ball from the midfield of  Ground , Run towards Athletico Goal area. Suarez taking on a defence single handily , Suarez put a ball into a net with a brilliant touch on a ball. No chance for Athletioc defender and Goalkeeper of Athletico. A great solo Goal and Masterpiece  by Suarez and a lead for visitor in just under 10 minutes.

                                       24' minutes Andre Gomez passed a ball to Neymar , Neymar made a very good play , he shots a ball between 3 Athletico Madrid players but Neymar's effort was denied by Athletico Goli Moya.

                                       28' minutes , Once again Neymar made a very good play and played one to one with Suarez , But he missed a chance when Suarez passed a ball to him and he was unable to take a ball to his feet.

Messi's Stunning shot gave a healthy 2-0 lead to Barcelona in away game.

                                       33' minutes , Goal Messi Barcelona , Neymar made a long pass to Messi , Messi gave a ball to Raketic , Raketic gave it back to Messi ,  Messi had some space around him Raketic smartly gave a ball to Messi and Messi shoot a thunderous left footed shot which   pins it off the post and a ball went into a post of Athletico Madrid , Barcelona doubles a lead.

                                      50' minutes , Athletico Madrid missed a great chance to score a goal.

Antoine Griezmann  second half goal give some hope to Athletico Madrid in Semifinal Fixture of Copa Del Rey against Barcelona.

                                      59' minutes , Goal Antoine Griezmann Athletico Madrid , This time Antoine Griezmann  scored a goal and gave some hope for Athletico to comeback in a game. Godin was completely unmarked in Barca penalty area. he headed a ball to Antoine Griezmann . Antoine was in a very good position and he made a header which went into a right side of Barcelona's Box. Not much powerful header by Antoine but it was well directed. 

                                       61' minutes Andre Gomez effort from long range denied by Moya.

                                      64' minutes , Antoine Griezmann's touch was blocked by Barcelona Goalkeeper Cillessen. Griezmann could hardly believe that he did not score a second, hitting Cillessen from three yards. Filipe Luís’s pull back from the left had been impeccable. The momentum was Atlético’s, first to the ball, pressing Barcelona back, not allowing them out easily. Griezmann shot wide, Carrasco’s overhead kick cleared the crossbar, and Filipe Luís’s ball flashed across the face of goal.

                                     75' minutes , 35 yard away freekick for Messi. Messi strikes and a ball went into a corner but Moya denied Messi's wonderful effort.

                                     Neymar will miss second leg game of this fixture.

Monday, 30 January 2017

                                                   Week 20 : Results

Athletico Madrid  0  -  Alves  0

                                                   Athletico Madrid are now far behind from top team in La Liga. They went on a run of 3 consecutive draw. In this game they were nearly lucky to draw a game and avoid a defeat.

Osasuna  1  -  Malaga  1

Villarreal  2  -  Granada  0

Eibar  3  -  Deportivo  1

Barcelona  1  -  Real Betis  1

                                               Barcelona were saved by Luis Suarez last minute goal.

Espanyol  3  -  Sevilla  1   

                                               Sevilla faced a shock defeat to Espanoyl and lost their second place to Barcelona.

Athletico Bilbao  2  -  Sporting  1

Real Madrid  3   -  Real Sociedad  0

                                               After this win Real Madrid are in a strong position to win La Liga title. Now they are  four points clear in La Liga table and they have 1 game in Hand.

                                              Week 21 : Fixture

Deportivo  vs  Real Betis

Malaga  vs  Espanyol

Barcelona  vs  Athletico Bilbao

Athletico Madrid  vs  Leganes

Valencia  vs  Eibar

Sevilla  vs  Villarreal

Sporting  vs  Alves

Real Sociedad  vs  Osasuna

Celto Vigo  vs  Real Madrid

Granada  vs  Las Palmas

                                                  In 21 weeks fixture Barcelona vs Athletico Bilbao will be a very interesting game. Barcelona are in second place in the table and Athletico Bilbao is in 7th place in La Liga.

                                                   Real Madrid will Face 8th placed Celta Vigo , This will be a good game.

                                                  Sevilla will face 6th placed team Villarreal in this fixture.


                             Table : Standing Of La Liga's Top 5  Teams  After Week 20   

Team                        P  W  D  L  Pts

Real Madrid           19 14  4  1    46

Barcelona                20 12  6  2    42

Sevilla                      20 13  3  4    42

Athletico Madrid   20  10 6  4    36

Real Sociedad         20  11 2  7    35

                                Now Real Madrid is 4 points clear from Second placed Barcelona and Third placed Sevilla , Real Madrid have 1 game in hand. Barcelona was not able to win a game against Real Betis and They draw a game which put them far behind from leader Real Madrid. While Sevilla lost a game to Espanyol.

Friday, 27 January 2017

                FC  Barcelona     5       vs       Real Sociedad   2

                                          Aggregate (6-2)

                                    Barcelona are now in semifinal of Copa Del Rey , This is their 7th consecutive Semifinal in 7 seasons. Now they will face Athletico Madrid in Semifinal.

                                    17' minute Goal Denis Suarez Barcelona , minute Samuel Umtiti stole a ball from Xabi Prieto into a half of Real Sciedad. A Ball went to Neymar , Neymar gave a ball to Messi , Messi passed it to Suarez , Suarez touched a ball with backheel  and a ball went to Denis Suarez , Denis put a ball into a net with right footed Cross shot. A decent finish from Denis Suarez.

                                   21' minute Luis Suarez passed a ball to Messi , Messi gave it back to Suarez with a wonderful flick pass. Luis Suarez put a ball into a net but Luis Suarez was off side.

                                  40' minute Carlos made a foul on Neymar , Something went wrong between those two players , Referee gave yellow card to both players.

                                    54' minute Real Sociedad missed a chance to score a goal and a very good save from Barcelona Goal keeper.

                                   54' minute Goal Messi(p) Barcelona , Neymar made a great run and took a ball into a Real Sociedad'd Penalty area when he was approaching to score a goal , Inigo Martinez fouled him , Referee gave a penalty. Penalty taken by Messi , Messi scored a goal. inches perfect penalty kick by Messi.

                                   62' minute Goal Juanmi Real Sociedad ,  What a finish by Juanmi  , Martinez  made a pass with a lovely Flick touch to Juanmi , He put a ball into a net over a head of Barcelona Keeper.

                                    63' minute Goal Luis Suarez Barcelona , What play by Messi and Suarez , Messi made a setup for a goal , He passed a ball to Suarez after making wonderful play. Suarez scored a goal with right footed shot.

                                   73' goal Willian Jose Real Sociedad ,  Willian Jose scored a goal with a pinpoint header on a cross pass for Real Sociedad.

                                   80' minutes Goal Adra Turan Barcelona , Once again Messi played a part in this goal Messi passed a ball to open man Vidal He put a ball into a penalty area of Real Sociedad. Adra Turan and Luis Suarez tried to touch a ball , Turan made it and ball went to back of a net.

23 years old Denish Suarez scored 2 goals for Barcelona.

                                  82' minute Goal Denis Suarez Barcelona , What a superb piece of football , another assist for Messi. A perfect pass from Messi to Suarez between 2 Real Sociedad player and A brilliant goal and best goal of a night.

                                  Fisrt Semifinal : Barcelona  Vs  Athletico Madrid 
                                 Atletico Madrid and Barcelona will meet in the semi-finals of this season's Copa del Rey.

                                 The first leg will be at the Vicente Calderon on 1 February, with the return at the Nou Camp a week later.

                                 Another Semifinal : Celto Vigo Vs  Alves      





Wednesday, 25 January 2017

 Real Madrid  2    -    Celta Vigo  2

                    Aggregate (3-4)

Celta Vigo stunned La Liga leaders Real Madrid to reach the semi-finals of the Copa del Rey with a 2-2 draw, 4-3 on aggregate.

                                     Celto Vigo put away Real Madrid From Copa Del Rey After securing a Quarter final Fixture with a draw at Balaídos.

                                     Real Madrid won only one game From their Last 5 games.

                                     Celto Vigo won first leg by 2-1 at Bernabeu.

                                     5' minutes ,Benzema passed a ball to Isco Isco was totally open and no one is guarding him ,  He shot a ball with his right foot but a ball directly went to Sergio.

                                     26' minutes Isco made a wonderful cross pass to Cristiano Ronaldo , Cristiano Headed a ball , Cetla Goal Keeper Sergio put hands in a way , ball touched his hand and it hit a post. Rebound taken by Ronaldo he shoots a ball but once again a ball hit postbar. Two very good chances missed by Real Madrid in one play and a great save from Sergio.

                                    35' minute , Real Madrid defender Casemiro tried to clear a ball from Real Madrid Penalty Area but  he gave a ball in a hand of Celta Vigo's player Aspas. Aspas can’t sort his feet out and decides to square to Guidetti instead of shooting himself. A huge chance missed by Celta Vigo.

                                  40' minutes , Kiko Casilla made a very important save on Celta Vigo players' powerful shot , which was going inside a net.


                                    44' minutes , Own  Goal Danilo , Own goal by Real Madrid , Finding yet more space in the Madrid defence, Wass succeeded where Aspas had earlier failed by finding Guidetti with a squared pass.

                                   The Swedish forward's shot hit Casilla's leg before rebounding into the net off an unsuspecting Danilo.

                                   47' minutes once again Aspas made a very good pass toward Guidetti in penalty area but Guidetti missed to touch a ball by small margin.

Cristiano Ronaldo is the only La Liga player to have scored a direct free-kick in three different competitions this season (only clubs).

                                   62' minutes , Goal, Cristiano Ronaldo , Real Madrid , A blistering free-kick goal by Cristiano Ronaldo levelled a game for Real Madrid.

                                   66' Sergio Ramos missed a geat opportunity on Tony Croos' Free Kick. He had a free header but He missed it. It’s a free header barely six yards from goal with a lovely cross from Kroos.

                                   67' minutes another free kick for Cristiano , he shot a ball through a wall to the left side of Celta Vigo's Goalkeeper. but he missed it by small distance.

                                  85' minutes , Goal -Wass , Celta Vigo , Wass with a curling shot low into the bottom right corner from the edge of the area. Celta Vigo ahead by 2-1.

                                 Last minute in a regular time , Goal - Vázquez Real Madrid , Substitute Vazquez made it 2-2 on the night with a 90th-minute header, but Madrid were beaten by the clock in their desperate bid for a crucial third goal.

                                Full Time : Real Madrid 2 - Celta Vigo 2

                                This is only second time Celta Vigo have knocked out Real Madrid in Spanish Cup.

                                Athletico madrid made it to the semifinal Spot in Copa Del Rey after defeating Eibar 5-2 on aggregate. 

                                First Game : Athletico Madrid 3  - Eibar  0

                               Second Game : Athletico Madrid 2 - Eibar 2

                               Another Game in Copa Del Rey : Barcelona   vs   Real Sociedad



                                         Barcelona Chief has a confidence that Lionel Messi will surely sign a new contract with Barcelona.

                                         Now a days Football fans are Talking about whether Messi will go to EPl or He will stay at childhood Club Barcelona from where he has started to play football. Barcelona chief is relaxed despite this king of Speculations.

                                        Barcelona Chief also Confirm that  contract talk with Lionel Messi are on Track. Messi has now just 18 months left on his current contract with Barcelona and Many Big club offering him a contract which should made him most paid footballer in the world.

                                        Barca squad and Barca board are not happy with each other and tension between them boiled over a fortnight ago when the club's CEO Oscar Grau claimed Barcelona had to negotiate any new contract with common sense.

                                       However Luis Suarez responded angrily to those comments ," give Messi what you have to do is give Messi a new Contract , not have common sense."

                                        Barcelona CEO also confirms that Barcelona will not sign any new player until anyone leave a club.

Farnadez talking on a contract extension with Leo.

                                         Farnandez told that Leo has reached a point where it seems like he plays better than three or five years ago. He gets better all the time. He can do any thing with ease at any moment and any situation on the pitch. If we did survey on which leo you prefer this or two years ago Messi. They will prefer this Leo. Messi is a best player in the world. He is proving every year.

                                        Mascherano , Busquet , Neymar and Suarez are staying in Barcelona and now  Marc , Ivans , Andre and Leo , they also stay at Barcelona.

                                         Luis Enrique is out of his contract this summer with Barcelona.  

Vidal will stay at Barcelona until the end of a season.

                                         Barcelona Chief Confirm that  Vidal is staying in Barcelona.            


Monday, 23 January 2017

                    Barcelona      4         -        Eibar      0

                                     Barcelona hammered Eibar 4-0 where their three forward Lionel Messi , Neymar  and Suarez scored a goal. `

                                     8' minutes Barcelona suffered a huge blow before a game against Paris Saint German in next month , Sergio Bousquest was injured in a game. Sergio Bouquets was carried off on a stretcher with suspected ligament damage and could miss their Champions League last-16 first leg.

Busquets had to be carried off with ankle ligament damage after a dangerous challenge from Gonzalo Escalante

                                            Sergio Busquets was replaced  by Denis Saurez.

                                            10' minutes Lionel Messi's free kick went Over a Post Bar.

                                            20' minutes A magical pass from Lionel Messi to Suarez , Suarez followed a ball with wonderful touch and he was in a very good position to score  a goal. But his first touch shot didn't go into a net but it missed a post bar from right side.

                                              26' Ter Stegen Saved Barcelona by making a very good save on Eibar players' powerful shot.

                                              29' minutes Messi Free Kick shot saved by Eibar Goal Keeper.

                                              31' minutes Suarez passed a ball to Neymar , Neymar gave it to Messi , Messi shots a ball but it was blocked by Eibar defender. On a Rebound  Denis Suarez opened the scoring for Barcelona with a right-footed shot from the edge of the penalty area. No chance for Eibar goal keeper to stop a ball.

                                              42' minutes Messi run toward a Eibar post with a Ball , Play one to one with his team mates. After this he made a too good pass to Neymar , Neymar hit a ball with his right foot. but Eibar goal Keeper Asier Riesgo judge a shot very well and he put away a ball with his left hand. Barca missed another chance to score.

                                             44' minutes  another missed by Barca  , once again Messi created a chance made a very good pass to Adra Turan but Turan touched a ball but A ball went directly into hand of Eibar Goal Keeper Asier Riesgo.

                                              In a extra time of a First Half Luis Suarez effort denied by post.
Messi scored a second goal for Barca. Messi scored 15 goals this season in La Liga and 30 goals in all competitions.

                                              50' minutes Messi doubled a lead for Barcelona , when He tapped a ball from a close range to put a ball into a net with his left foot,Suarez provided a assist for a goal. 

                                              53' minutes Eibar's player scored a goal but it was given off side by referee.

Luis Suarez matched his strike partner as La Liga's top scorer this season with 15 goals.

                                             68' minutes Suarez scored a solo goal , he steals a ball from Eibar defender Florian Lejeune and put a ball into a right side of a net with right footed shot.

Neymar hadn't scored from open play since October, but brought that run to an end by slotting home Aleix Vidal's low cross in stoppage time.

                                               91' minutes extra time goal for Neymar , No Eibar defender around Neymar when he scored a goal from a cross pass provided by his team mates.

                                                Now Luis Suarez and Lionel Messi are Top scorer in La Liga with 15 goals.

                                                Victory moved third-placed Barca two points behind leaders Madrid, and a point adrift of Sevilla, at the halfway stage of the Spanish season. 

                      Athletico Madrid     2   -    Athletico Bilbao   2  
                                                 Atletico Madrid lost further ground on the top three as they needed a spectacular Antoine Griezmann equaliser 10 minutes from time to secure a 2-2 draw at Athletic Bilbao.

                        Sevilla     4    -      Osasuna      3            

La Liga Table : Top 5

     Team                      P   W    L   D   Pts
1. Real Madrid             18  13    1   4   43

2. Sevilla                     19  13    3   3   42

3. Barcelona                19  13    2   5   41

4. Athletico Madrid       19   13   4   5   35

5. Real Sociedad          19   13   6   2    35