Former Barcelona star Michael Laudrup slammed Neymar for being “provocative” in the Catalans’ 5-1 win against Leganes on Saturday.
Luis Suarez admits Barcelona were “surprised” by Leganes’ approach to Saturday’s early La Liga kick-off.
Luis Enrique insists Barcelona’s 3-4-3 formation against Leganes “wasn’t anything strange” as he “doesn’t care about possession in these games”.
MSN all got on the scoresheet as Barcelona returned to winning ways in La Liga with a resounding 5-1 victory over Leganes in Saturday’s early kick-off.
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Barcelona spring a surprise in their early kick-off against Leganes, going 3-4-3 and playing left-footed Rafinha as a right-sided midfielder.
Sergio Busquets has been dropped for Barcelona’s early trip to Leganes in La Liga and is joined by Lucas Digne and Aleix Vidal.
Sporting Gijon boss Abelardo Fernandez admits that while “it’s very difficult” to pick from a full squad for the visit of Leganes, “it’s a welcome situation”.
It has been less than 48 hours since the transfer window closed, but already newly promoted Leganes are looking to strengthen in January.
Diego Simeone admits Atletico Madrid “are looking anxious” after their goalless draw with La Liga debutants Leganes on Sunday.
Antoine Griezmann has warned Atletico Madrid that “we’ll end up fighting relegation” if Saturday’s stalemate with Leganes is repeated.
Atletico Madrid boss Diego Simeone insists Antoine Griezmann “was the best player” of last season and should have been recognised over Cristiano Ronaldo.
Leganes Coach Asier Garitano hailed his side’s ‘historic’ La Liga opener victory at Celta Vigo but ‘there’s no euphoria about this game.’
La Liga new boys Leganes have snapped up defensive midfielder Ruben Perez on a season-long loan from Granada.
La Liga’s clubs have to make their stadiums appear full or face sanctions, according to regulations coming into force in the new season.
Leganes hope to get Real Madrid Castilla striker Mariano on loan for the season but the player hopes to convince Zinedine Zidane.
Leganes have completed the signing of Carl Medjani from Levante on a one-year contract with the option for a second year.
Alberto Brignoli is training with Leganes even though the goalkeeper’s move from Juventus isn’t official.
La Liga is operating at a record-low in regards to wages owed by clubs to players, according to official figures.
La Liga is set for a long winter break next season as no fixtures have been scheduled between December 18 and January 6.
Real Madrid travel to Real Sociedad, Barcelona host Real Betis and Atletico Madrid welcome new boys Alaves on the 2016-17 La Liga opening day.
Leganes have announced the renewal of Asier Garitano, the Coach who took the Madrid club into the Primera for next season.
Leganes will join Alaves in La Liga next season after they beat Mirandes 1-0 on Sunday to secure automatic promotion at the expense of Gimnastic.
Jose Ramon Sandoval admitted Granada didn’t deserve more from their Copa del Rey first leg at Leganes than the defeat they left with.
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