Sunday December 16 2018
Gerard Pique: I'll walk away from Barcelona, when...

Gerard Pique warned ‘I’ll walk away from Barcelona when the day comes that I stop enjoying things the way I do.’

Recent Press coverage of Pique has been about his business ventures off the field, with the defender heavily involved in the overhaul of tennis’ Davis Cup, while he was forced to deny reports that he was in talks to buy Segunda side Reus.

Sunday December 16 2018
Lionel Messi hits hat-trick as Barcelona batter Levante

Lionel Messi hit a hat-trick as Barcelona battered Levante 5-0 on Sunday to stay top of La Liga.

See how the action unfolded at Ciutat de Valencia with our liveblog!

Messi had a hand in all five of Barca's goals against a Levante side who had Erick Cabaco sent off, while the Catalans kept three consecutive clean sheets in the League for the first time since March.

Sunday December 16 2018
Levante 0-5 Barcelona - as it happened

Are Levante about to serve up another shock result against Barcelona? It's LIVE on Football Espana!

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Sunday December 16 2018
La Liga line-ups: Levante-Barcelona

Barcelona bring the big boys back but are without a recognised right-back for tonight's visit of Levante in La Liga.

Nelson Semedo's late injury sees him join Sergi Roberto on the sidelines, so Barca go with Thomas Vermaelen, Clement Lenglet and Gerard Pique in a back three.

Elsewhere, Arturo Vidal starts on the right side of midfield and Luis Suarez returns alongside Lionel Messi up top, but Philippe Coutinho is only a substitute.

Sunday December 9 2018
La Liga Week 15 round-up: Levante leave it late in eight-goal thriller

Levante left it late to draw with Eibar in an eight-goal thriller as Real Betis won again in La Liga Week 15.

Leganes extended their unbeaten run to seven games after they drew 1-1 with Getafe in Friday’s mini-Madrid derby.

Leandro Cabrera gave Geta the lead in the first half, but Lega pulled back through Allan Nyom, despite Ruben Perez’s red card in the dying stages.

Sunday November 25 2018
La Liga Week 13 round-up: Sevilla move top, Valencia win again

Sevilla moved top of La Liga in Week 13 as Valencia won again, Villarreal finally triumphed at home and Athletic Bilbao slipped into the relegation zone.

Alaves’ superb start to the season was halted by Leganes, who nicked a 1-0 win at Butarque on Friday evening.

Lega had been showing signs of recovery before the international break, and Youssef En-Nesyri’s only goal extended their unbeaten run to four games.

Sunday November 18 2018
New Real Madrid boss Santiago Solari 'very similar to Zinedine Zidane'

Real Madrid loanee Borja Mayoral claims new Blancos boss Santiago Solari is ‘very similar’ to club legend Zinedine Zidane.

Solari became Madrid’s permanent Coach after he led them to four straight wins as caretaker, and Mayoral had only good things to say about the ex-Merengues winger, having worked under him in the Castilla set-up.

Sunday November 11 2018
La Liga Week 12 round-up: Barcelona under pressure

Sevilla and Alaves both won to keep the pressure on leaders Barcelona in La Liga Week 12, while there was finally some respite for Valencia.

The weekend opened with Real Sociedad putting on a second-half show to beat Levante 3-1 on Friday.

Sunday October 28 2018
La Liga Week 10 round-up: Daniele Verde belter denies Espanyol

Levante marched on to their fourth straight win in La Liga Week 10, but Daniele Verde’s belter denied Espanyol from going top.

Friday’s clash at Cornella-El Prat involved two of La Liga’s most in-form sides, with Espanyol winning three of their last four games and Real Valladolid taking maximum points over he same period.

Sunday October 21 2018
Sergio Ramos plays down Real Madrid 'influence'

Sergio Ramos insists his opinion ‘can’t influence’ whether or not Julen Lopetegui stays on as Real Madrid Coach.

“It’s a very bad run that Madrid can’t afford to be on,” said the defender after Saturday’s 2-1 defeat to Levante, which piled the pressure on Lopetegui.

“Without a goal in our last three [League] games, the team gave everything but didn’t have the rub of the green.

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