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SPANISH FOOTBALL | CHAMPIONS LEAGUE TUESDAY RESULTS

UEFA Champions League games with two Spanish Football Clubs in action with Group duties. Here are all of the corresponding final results of the Spanish Clubs along with the goalscorers.

Spanish Football

German territory is traditionally not an easy destiny for Spanish Football Clubs in the way of results. Real Madrid has always found it stiff in their visit with tonight being no different. The final result Borussia Dortmund 2 - Real Madrid 2, a just result with the Germans being very awkward & solid.

Real Madrid has some important players out of form. Karim Benzema should have not played at all - terrible - with Morata a better option. Although Cristiano Ronaldo scored he is below his usual best & was so & so. Sergio Ramos has to do more work as he made some elementary mistakes tonight which are unacceptable. 
Best players for Real Madrid was goalkeeper Keylor Navas, even if the first Dortmund goal was his fault with a bad punch-out, along with Modric who was outstanding with Toni Kroos & defender/goalscorer Varane

For Borussia a good team effort, very quick & dangerous in their attacks. Castro was active, Dembele dangerous, Ambameyang had goal in his mind & substitute Schurrle drove in the late equalizer. The German will be happy with their effort & the result.

Real Madrid experience their 3rd draw result in a row. Disappointing from their perspective, too many mistakes from key players & some stars should not be playing at all with other more capable on the bench. Said this, how do you sit Ronaldo?

Goals:

  • Cristiano Ronaldo 17th min, 0 - 1
  • Ambameyang 43rd min, 1 - 1
  • Varane 69th min, 1 - 2
  • Schurrle 86th min, 2 -2
Champions League

Sevilla FC turned on a great 2º half to win 1 - 0 French Club Olympique Lyon. Bad first half from Sevilla with their crowd booing them off. However, things changed in the 2º half.

Sevilla opener & winner came in the 52 min through Ben Yedder. Later Sevilla FC missed a penalty that Vietto flew over the bar. Lyon hit the post to add excitement & the end become a see-saw event.

Sevilla held out with true courage. Great result for them. 


Tomorrow Champions League continues with the remaining two other Spanish Football Clubs in action: Atletico de Madrid (Bayern Munich) & FC Barcelona ( B.Mglad).

LA LIGA | SPANISH FOOTBALL ROUND 6 SUNDAY RESULTS

The remaining scheduled Round 6 La Liga games (except Alaves-Granada on Monday) were played today with the following final results & goalscorers.

La Liga Valencia CF

Madrid Club Leganes lost 1 - 2 to Valencia CF. Valencia fired their Coach & have reacted with a win which slowly lifts them up the Liga ladder after sitting last. Valencia goalkeeper Alves again stopped a penalty to secure his teams victory making him Spanish Football top penalty stopper historic 17 penalties halted in Liga. The goals came in the following order:
  • Alexander 20th min, 1 - 0
  • Nani 33rd min, 1 - 1
  • Mario Suarez 51 min , 1 - 2 
The match had 8 yellow cards!

La Liga Spain Soccer

Atletico de Madrid pounded on a Deportivo A Coruña mistake to win 1 - 0. A costly victory for Atleti with a serious knee injury to midfielder Augusto & to defender Gimenez with a muscle injury. The saviour for Atletico was again Frenchman Griezmann who scored in the 69th min to secure the 3 points.  Deportivo mentioned at the end of the match for the very aggressive attitude of Atletico , but it was they who lost a man to a red card. Both teams very intense.


Spanish Football

Villarreal continue their excellent ways winning Osasuna 3 - 1. The damaged was done in the first half with three goals by the home team. Osasuna reacted with their goal but the match maintained the result until the end. The goals:
  • Pato 4th min, 1 - 0
  • Bruno 23rd min (penalty), 2 - 0
  • Sansone 38th min, 3 - 0
  • Roberto Torres 45th min, 1 - 3

RCD Espanyol 0 - Celta de Viga 2 (Rossi, Sisto)

MONDAY NIGHT ROUND 6 GAME
Alaves - Granada

LA LIGA | SPANISH FOOTBALL SATURDAY ROUND 6 RESULTS

Spanish Football weekend with Round 6 of La Liga. Today the Saturday matches scheduled with some top games. Here are all the final results along with the corresponding match goalscorers.

Round 6 kicked off with the Friday Night game between Real Betis & Malaga FC. The final score 1 - 0 to Betis with a goal header from Joaquin in the 24th min. Malaga was not happy with the referee decisions as they claimed a penalty not called.

Spanish Soccer

Eibar hosted Real Sociedad & won 2 - 0. Good match from both but the luck seemed to be on the side of the locals. Goals from Bebe in the 56th min & an own goal from Real Sociedad midfielder Illaramendi in the 65th min. Pedro Leon missed a penalty for Eibar early in the match.

La Liga Soccer

FC Barcelona travelled to Real Sporting de Gijon without Messi who is injured. Barça did fine without the Argentinian astro winning 0 - 5. FC Barcelona was superior to Gijon & was even more so after Sporting de Gijon went down to 10 men in the 2º half when Lora was sent off with a red card. Goals fell in the following order:
  • Luis Suarez 28th min
  • Rafinha 31st min
  • Neymar 80th min
  • Arda Turan 84th min
  • Neymar 87th min
Spanish Football

Athletic Club Bilbao defeated Sevilla FC 3 - 1. Its the 4th straight win for Bilbao which are on a roll. Bilbao deserved the win as Sevilla FC were below past performances. Their only goal came from on-loan player Nasri in the 54th min. The Bilbao goals came from San Jose in the 25th min, Balenziaga in the 65th min & a penalty coverted by Aduriz in the 89th min.  

Real Madrid La Liga

Las Palmas drew 2 - 2 to Real Madrid in a very entertaining match. Las Palmas do put forward a very confident Football style. Touch Football which is pleasing to the eye & very effective in execution as they took their limited chances.

Real Madrid on the other hand created multiple goal occasions & missed the majority, something they later paid for as the Madrid Club could not shut the match. Las Palmas comeback twice with a lax Real Madrid defensive line when they were ahead.

Cristiano Ronaldo was taken off in the 70th min after the Real Madrid second goal & his face was a picture, more so after Las Palmas scored the equalizer.

The goals came in the following order:

  • Asensio 33rd min, 0 - 1
  • Tana 37th min, 1 - 1
  • Benzema 66th min, 1 - 2
  • Araujo 84th min , 2 - 2
Great result for Las Palmas which was rewarded for their bravery & consistency, while a big slip for Real Madrid which allows FC Barcelona to shut them on the ladder after they won their game earlier today against Gijon. The difference is now just 1º point between Real Madrid & Barcelona.

More Round 6 La Liga games tomorrow.

LA LIGA | SPANISH FOOTBALL ROUND 5 MID WEEK

Spanish Football is celebrating Round 5 of La Liga this mid-week. Games are spread over the three days ( Tues - Thurs ) with today scheduling the top level matches. The widget on the right side of the blog gives you all the results, here we will summarize the today´s two big matches.

La Liga Spanish Football

Real Madrid drew 1 - 1 to Villarreal in a surprise result. Real Madrid were not as sharp as past games while Villarreal is a good team that pushed the home side tonight. Some of the local big names were below par like Cristiano Ronaldo & Bale, while Real Madrid also missed Modric & Casemiro out for this clash. 

The first goal came through a penalty that Villarreal Captain Bruno converted in the 45th min after Sergio Ramos hand-balled in the goal area. Previously to this Real Madrid lost Marcelo to injury.

Sergio Ramos made up for his "mistake" in the 47th min when he headed the equalizer goal from a corner. From here Real Madrid attempted to make a heroic effort to grab the 3 points but Villarreal held firm to secure the draw, especially a Sergio Asenjo save from a Morata header.

Slip at the "Santiago Bernabeu".


La Liga Soccer

The other Top Liga game between FC Barcelona & Atletico Madrid ended in a 1 - 1 draw. The first half went to Barça´s favour with more ball control & chances. It was FC Barcelona which scored first with a Ratikic header in the 40th min. 

The "moment" came when Messi was substituted injured. Barcelona lost momentum & Atletico brought on Fernando Torres & Correa. Both interchanged touches in the 60th min & Correa scored the equalizer

Both teams then attempted the winner but fell short.

Names to mention, Iniesta & Pique outstanding for Barça, while Neymar was non-existent. For Atletico the defenders Godin, Savic & Juan Fran were solid & excellent. 


LA LIGA | SPANISH FOOTBALL ROUND 4 SUNDAY GAMES RESULT

Round 4 of La Liga continued today with 4 scheduled matches. Here are all the final results along with the goalscorers.

Spanish Liga Soccer

Entertaining game between Osasuna & Celta de Vigo that ended in a 0 - 0 draw. Lots of goal opportunities, especially for Celta which was not able to finish them off. Shared points.

La Liga

Atletic Club Bilbao defeated 2 - 1 Valencia CF. Crisis at Valencia which sits at the bottom of the Liga classification table without a victory. Terrible start to the season from Valencia which may see heads roll in coming days.

Although Valencia CF got ahead early in the 1st min through Medran, Bilbao reacted through an inspired Aduriz who scored in the 21st & 24th min to secure the victory. The Valencia defence did not help either, very bad today. 


Spanish Football Liga

Villarreal managed a worked & deserved 2 - 1 victory over Real Sociedad. The home side started strong with more intensity & were rewarded with two goals from Sansone ( 21st & 24th min ). Real Sociedad finally reacted and managed to pull one back in the 34th min through Yuri. From here a few more chances but Villarreal held strong.

Spanish Soccer La Liga


RCD Espanyol went down 0 - 2 to Real Madrid. It´s the 16th straight win for Coach Zidane equalling the record held by Pep Guardiola when with Barcelona. A worked victory for Real Madrid, without Cristiano Roanldo nor Bale, & early in the match without Casemiro who received a knock & was substituted for Toni Kroos.

RCD Espanyol had their chances & put Real Madrid under pressure a few times but keeper Kiko Casilla was great with some outstanding interventions.

The goals came from James Rodriguez who started today with his 45+2 min goal, along with the second goal from a Lucas Vazquez pass that Karim Benzema knocked into the back of the net in the 70th min. 


MONDAY NIGHT ROUND 4 MATCH:
Alaves - Deportivo A Coruña


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