Real Madrid attendance lowest since pre-Ronaldo era

Real Madrid had very little trouble with Getafe in its 2018-19 La Liga opener on Sunday. It did, however, have trouble drawing fans. Only 48,446 people watched Madrid’s 2-0 win at the... Read more »

La Liga players ‘outraged’ over US game plans

La Liga players have not ruled out going on strike if the Spanish league follows through on its plan to take one match per year to North America. The Spanish players association expressed... Read more »

La Liga games in the USA soon? Not so fast

Momentum gathered quickly. Last Friday, La Liga president Javier Tebas gave it a 90 percent chance of happening in a radio interview. FC Barcelona would play Girona in the United States –... Read more »

Messi, 10-man Barcelona settle for Girona draw

Lionel Messi gave Barcelona an early lead on Sunday, but the defending Spanish champions had to come from behind to earn a point in a 2-2 draw against Girona after going down... Read more »

Barcelona and Real Madrid both lose in La Liga

Two of the world’s most revered teams were shocked by relative minnows on Wednesday, with  Barcelona and its Spanish rival Real Madrid both falling in La Liga play. Barca, which had to... Read more »

Barcelona sits Lionel Messi, stumbles again, this time against Athletic Bilbao

Lionel Messi came off the bench for Barcelona against Athletic Bilbao. (Getty) For the third time in seven days, Barcelona played a La Liga match and did not win. That’s almost unheard... Read more »

Hard to tell how potentially explosive Ronaldo rape accusation will play out

Here’s what we know. Juventus and Portugal superstar Cristiano Ronaldo, soccer’s five-time world player of the year, has been accused of rape in a hotel room in Las Vegas in 2009. His... Read more »

Real Madrid sets club record goal drought in latest loss

Real Madrid’s miserable season continued on Saturday with a 2-1 home loss to Levante, a result that extends the club’s winless streak to five games and potentially puts first-year coach Julen Lopetegui’s... Read more »

Barcelona star leaves game after bad fall

Lionel Messi suffered a broken arm Saturday during the first half of Barcelona’s win against Sevilla and will miss next week’s game against Real Madrid. Messi fell after challenging for a ball... Read more »

Suarez, Barcelona wipe out Real Madrid in one-sided El Clasico

It was a strange Clasico for all sorts of reasons. Strange in the way that FC Barcelona utterly dominated the first half. And strange in the way that the home team fell... Read more »