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Daryl Hammond looks back at the best storylines of the weekend, including big trouble in Bilbao and star players elsewhere.
Sevilla have only won one La Liga title in their history and that came 73 seasons ago, but Kieran Thomas argues they are shaking up Spain's elite this year.
Spain’s first team are suffering but – despite some questionable moves from a new regime – their woes should only be temporary, writes Rob Hemingway.
Spain suffered a dramatic defeat to Croatia on Thursday, in a game which showcased both the best and worst of La Roja, writes Daryl Hammond.
While Real Betis' 4-3 win at Barcelona was pleasing on the eye, Kieran Thomas wants to see more cutting edge from the Andalusians...
Luis Enrique made an ideal start as Spain Coach before a wake-up call against England. Going to Croatia will be the litmus test, argues Andrew Tuft.
Daryl Hammond looks back at the best storylines of the weekend, with underappreciated talents and fatherly joy dominating the headlines.
The region’s four La Liga sides are thriving, Rob Hemingway evaluates the secrets behind the area’s continued successes.
From maths being Real Madrid’s saving grace to a battle brewing between the sticks, Daryl Hammond looks back at the best storylines of the weekend…
Julen Lopetegui deserves time to turn Real Madrid mess around but as Kieran Thomas writes, he is unlikely to receive a reprieve at this stage.
Exciting and unpredictable start to La Liga campaign gives it a competitive edge over England's Premier League, writes Kieran Thomas.
Saturday's defeat at Alaves broke another unwanted record for Julen Lopetegui at Real Madrid. Daryl Hammond argues he is now approaching borrowed time..
From the impact of no Lionel Messi to Andre Silva surpassing a certain Cristiano Ronaldo, Daryl Hammond rounds up the best bits of the weekend...
Real Madrid's midweek trip to CSKA Moscow is the perfect opportunity for them to forget La Liga woes, writes Kieran Thomas.
Following demotion to the third tier, the Islanders hopes have risen of a return to former glories under American ownership, writes Rob Hemingway.
From giant-killers to curses, Daryl Hammond rounds up the best bits of the most recent Liga matchday…
Girona-Barcelona in Miami throws into sharp relief the matrixed structure of Spanish and world football – and could set a precedent for multiple copycat initiatives – warns Rob Hemingway…
Real Madrid and Barcelona carried on impressive early form but the weekend’s highlight was El Gran Derbi, as Daryl Hammond explains.
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