Saturday April 27 2019
POST MATCH: Barcelona clinch title with Levante win

Barcelona secured their eighth La Liga title in the last eleven seasons, with a 1-0 win at home to Levante on Saturday night. 

Ernesto Valverde's side knew ahead of kick off that three points would secure back to back championships, although it took a second half goal from substitute Lionel Messi to confirm it.

The hosts dominated the opening stages, with Levante goal keeper Aitor Fernandez very busy, making saves from Philippe Coutinho and Luis Suarez either side of half time.

Saturday April 27 2019
La Liga LIVE: Barcelona v Levante

Barcelona will clinch the La Liga title with a win against Levante at the Nou Camp tonight. Follow our LIVE blog for all the action. 

Saturday April 27 2019
La Liga line ups: Barcelona - Levante

Ernesto Valverde has opted to rest Lionel Messi and Sergio Busquets for tonight's La Liga visit of Levante - ahead of Wednesday's Champions League semi final against Liverpool.

A win against Paco Lopez's side would confirm Barcelona's league title defence, but the former Athletic Bilbao boss is confident they can do so, without their star man.

From the side that won at Alaves in midweek, Samuel Umtiti is replaced by Clement Lenglet, with Arthur and Ivan Rakitic in for Carles Alena and Busquets.

Thursday April 25 2019
Real Betis striker Sergio Leon agrees Levante move

Real Betis striker Sergio Leon has a verbal agreement to join Levante this summer, according to a report in Cadena Ser.

It is claimed that the 30-year-old - who scored 11 La Liga goals in his debut season for Betis but none this time round - has agreed to join the Valencia-based club.

However, this is dependant on the future of Betis boss Quique Setien - who would happily sanction a sale, but the player could be persuaded to stay this summer.

Sunday April 7 2019
AS: Borja Mayoral could remain at Levante next season

Real Madrid striker Borja Mayoral could remain at La Liga side Levante next season, according to reports in Diario AS this morning. 

The 22 year-old is currently on loan with the Valencia-based outfit, playing a consistent role in their battle against relegation and he could sign another season long at the Ciutat de Valencia in the summer.

Wednesday April 3 2019
Levante president Quico Catalan: VAR is a disgrace!

Levante president Quico Catalan has blasted the use of VAR as a ‘disgrace’ after feeling his side were harshly treated during a 3-2 defeat at Athletic Club.

A last-minute penalty scored by Iker Munain won the game for the Basque side in controversial circumstances with visiting defender Erick Cabaco later dismissed for protestations to the officials.

“Technology is good, but I'm seeing something that goes beyond that and it is a disgrace,” Catalan is cited as saying by Cadena Cope.

Wednesday March 6 2019
Levante's Tono Garcia 'has lived a nightmare

Levante defender Tono Garcia has ‘lived a nightmare’ having been imprisoned for three weeks on suspicion of extortion and threats.

The 29-year-old was released on bail on Friday and will return to work with the club while the investigation continues.

“I want to thank all those who have supported me – the club, the president and the Coach,” Tono said in a statement, released via the club.

Monday February 25 2019
Dani Carvajal defends Real Madrid penalty

Dani Carvajal defended the highly controversial second penalty awarded to Real Madrid in their victory at Levante on Sunday.

Madrid won the game 2-1 with two penalties, the second of which has come in for particular scrutiny with Casemiro appearing to go to ground in an incident without any contact.

Sunday February 24 2019
La Liga LIVE: Levante v Real Madrid

Real Madrid head to Levante looking to chase down La Liga leaders Barcelona. Follow our LIVE blog for all the action.

Sunday February 24 2019
La Liga line ups: Levante - Real Madrid

Left back Marcelo is benched as one of four changes for Real Madrid as they head to Levante for the final game of a bumper La Liga Sunday. 

He is replaced by Sergio Reguilon, with Nacho Fernandez replacing the suspended Sergio Ramos in defence.

Luka Modric, who missed the defeat to Girona last weekend comes in for Dani Ceballos in midfield, with Vinicius Junior in for Marco Asensio in attack.

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