Dembele injures leg, will miss Barca’s game at Liverpool

Sports 05/05/19, 07:10

Barcelona says that France forward Ousmane Dembele has a leg injury and is unfit to play just two days before its Champions League semifinal at Liverpool.The Spanish champions say on Sunday that tests have confirmed the initial report that Dembele injured a muscle in his right thigh early in Saturday's ...

Barca’s reserves lose, Atletico fails to clinch 2nd place

Soccer 05/04/19, 16:47

Spanish champion Barcelona sacrificed its unbeaten streak on Saturday to prepare to reach the Champions League final at Liverpool's expense.With most regular starters rested, Barcelona's 23-match unbeaten run ended in a 2-0 loss at Celta Vigo on Saturday in the Spanish league.It was Barcelona's first setback since January and a ...

Messi rests for Man United as Barca draws 0-0 at Huesca

Soccer 04/13/19, 11:43

Missing Lionel Messi and most of its regular starters, Barcelona could only draw 0-0 at Huesca in the Spanish league on Saturday, three days before the visit of Manchester United in the Champions League.Barcelona increased its commanding lead to 12 points ahead of second-placed Atletico Madrid, which played Celta Vigo ...

Back from injury, Aspas shows why he’s Celta’s hometown hero

Soccer 04/01/19, 00:07

Overwhelmed with emotion after leading his boyhood club to a desperately needed victory, Celta Vigo striker Iago Aspas couldn't hold back the tears.Aspas wept for joy — and relief— after scoring two second-half goals to help overturn a 2-0 deficit and beat relegation rival Villarreal 3-2 on Saturday in his ...

Real Madrid beats Celta Vigo 2-0 on Zidane’s return

Soccer 03/16/19, 12:49

Zinedine Zidane brought the old guard back as his second stint in charge of Real Madrid began with a 2-0 win against relegation-threatened Celta Vigo in the Spanish league on Saturday.Francisco "Isco" Alarcon, who had been sidelined by former coach Santiago Solari, and Gareth Bale, a reserve before Zidane's return, ...

What to watch in the leading soccer competitions in Europe

Soccer 03/14/19, 14:09

What to watch in the leading soccer competitions in Europe this weekend:SPAINZinedine Zidane's second stint as Real Madrid coach begins on Saturday with a home match against a Celta Vigo team which has dropped into the relegation zone after nine losses in its last 11 matches.Manchester City coach Pep Guardiola ...

Griezmann penalty gives Atletico 1-0 win over Espanyol

Soccer 12/22/18, 12:27

Antoine Griezmann scored a second-half penalty to help Atletico Madrid eke out a 1-0 win at home over Espanyol, lifting Diego Simeone's team level on points with Barcelona atop the Spanish league on Saturday.Griezmann fired in the spot kick in the 56th minute after Jorge "Koke" Resurreccion was fouled by ...

Celta replaces Mohamed with Portuguese coach Miguel Cardoso

Soccer 11/13/18, 05:32

Celta Vigo has hired Portuguese coach Miguel Cardoso to replace Argentine manager Antonio Mohamed.Mohamed was fired after Celta's 4-2 home loss to Real Madrid in the Spanish league on Sunday.Celta won only three of its 13 matches under Mohamed, who was hired at the end of last season on a ...

Casemiro and Fernandez added to Real Madrid’s injury list

Soccer 11/12/18, 13:30

Midfielder Casemiro and defender Nacho Fernandez are the latest injury setbacks for Real Madrid.Both players were injured on Sunday in the 4-2 win at Celta Vigo in the Spanish league.Casemiro left the match in the first half with a sprained right ankle, and Fernandez was substituted in the second with ...

Madrid wins 4-2 at Celta for 4th straight win under Solari

Soccer 11/11/18, 18:39

Karim Benzema scored a superb opening goal in Real Madrid's 4-2 win at Celta Vigo in the Spanish league on Sunday, boosting interim coach Santiago Solari's chances of staying in charge of the European champions.Benzema displayed exquisite control to get Madrid rolling in the 23rd minute. Spinning away from the ...

Solari’s claim on Madrid coaching job faces test at Celta

Soccer 11/08/18, 10:20

When Real Madrid visits Celta Vigo on Sunday, interim coach Santiago Solari may have his last chance to convince the club that he should stay on the job.Solari has steered Madrid to three wins since he was promoted from reserve team last week to replace Julen Lopetegui with the team ...

Stunned: Barca loses to last-place Leganes, Real to Sevilla

Soccer 09/26/18, 19:01

First it was Barcelona. Then Real Madrid.Both Spanish league leaders were stunned on Wednesday, with Barcelona losing 2-1 at last-place Leganes and Madrid falling 3-0 at Sevilla.The night also was marked by Pablo Fornals' beautiful goal from about 45 meters (49 yards) away in Villarreal's 3-0 win at Athletic ...

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