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  • The new team to beat in La Liga

    After two weeks of the Spanish season, the most convincing side in La Liga is not Barcelona or Real Madrid. It's Atletico Madrid.

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  • Why Barcelona will not win La Liga

    This squad is not built to win the Spanish league in 2015-16. At some point, manager Luis Enrique will need to choose between the Champions League and La Liga.

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  • Atletico's Raul Garcia headed for Athletic Bilbao

    Spanish international Raul Garcia is set to join Athletic Bilbao from Atletico Madrid after both clubs confirmed they had agreed a transfer fee on Sunday. "Atletico Madrid and Athletic Bilbao have reached an agreement in principle for the transfer of Raul Garcia to our club," Athletic Bilbao said…

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  • Vermaelen's rocket finish helps Barcelona break down stubborn Malaga

    Thomas Vermaelen sealed a win in Barcelona's home La Liga opener with a side-footed volley in the 73rd minute.

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  • Benitez wary of Paris Champions League threat

    Real Madrid coach Rafael Benitez says his team have inherited a difficult group for the Champions League pool phase and feels French champions Paris Saint-Germain pose their greatest threat. At a press conference on Friday ahead of Real's second La Liga match of the season against Real Betis…

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  • Benitez seeks first Madrid win on Bernabeu bow

    Real Madrid will be looking to put a disappointing start to Rafael Benitez's reign in charge behind them when Real Betis visit the Santiago Bernabeu on Saturday. Benitez's men could only manage a 0-0 draw away to newly promoted Sporting Gijon to start their league campaign last weekend, which…

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  • Athletic, Dortmund, Southampton in Europa League scramble

    Athletic Bilbao need to turn around a first leg home loss in Thursday's Europa League play-off second leg action to book their spot in the group stage with Borussia Dortmund, Southampton and Ajax also looking to advance. Athletic were 2-0 up at half-time thanks to goals by Sabin Merino and Kike…

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  • Injury concerns mount as Barcelona beats Athletic Bilbao to open La Liga

    Luis Suarez's 54th-minute goal handed Barcelona all three points, but injuries to Sergio Busquets and Dani Alves clouded the victory.

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  • Messi's penalty misery continues

    Madrid (AFP) - Lionel Messi's poor run from the penalty spot continued as Athletic Bilbao goalkeeper Gorka Iraizoz saved the four-time World Player of the Year's effort in Barcelona's opening La Liga match of the season.

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  • Neymar back in training but misses trip to Bilbao

    Brazilian star Neymar will miss Barcelona's first La Liga game of the season despite returning to training for the first time in two weeks on Saturday. The 23-year-old has been suffering from mumps and Barca boss Luis Enrique believes it could be some time until he is fully up to speed having…

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  • Barca face Athletic Bilbao demons on La Liga opening day

    Barcelona won't have to wait long to try to correct the errors that saw them lose the Spanish Super Cup to Athletic Bilbao as they return to San Mames on Sunday in their La Liga opener. The European champions were thrashed 4-0 in Bilbao just a week ago as an under-manned Catalan defence failed to…

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  • Barcelona, Real Madrid could have company in La Liga title race

    Atletico Madrid, Valencia and Sevilla all made significant upgrades over the summer to challenge the Big Two in Spain.

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  • Atletico still primed to be La Liga's third force

    Ahead of the start of the Spanish league season this weekend, AFP sports looks at the five sides best placed to upset Barcelona and Real Madrid's dominance of La Liga this season. Atletico's remarkable title triumph in 2013/14 is the only time Barca and Madrid have been denied the title for the…

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  • Five notable La Liga transfers for 2015/16

    Barcelona's ban on registering new players didn't prevent the Spanish and European champions from making a pair of big money signings in Turan and Sevilla's Aleix Vidal. Neither will be able to play until January, but the signing of the Turkish international after a hugely successful four-year…

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  • La Liga winter break curtailed

    Madrid (AFP) - The traditional two-week winter break in Spain's top flight will be reduced this season in a bid to ease fixture congestion ahead of next year's European Championships it was announced on Wednesday.

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  • Pique handed four-game La Liga ban

    Barcelona defender Gerard Pique will miss the first four matches of the new La Liga season for abusing match officials in the European champions' Spanish Super Cup defeat to Athletic Bilbao. Pique was shown a straight red card in the second leg of the tie on Monday, which ended 1-1, for taking his…

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  • Pique denies insulting linesman

    Barcelona defender Gerard Pique has denied using abusive language towards a linesman that saw him sent-off in his side's Spanish Super Cup defeat to Athletic Bilbao and could see him banned for the first four La Liga games of the season. Pique was shown a straight red card in the second leg of the…

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