• Busquets accepts responsibility for Celta Vigo defeat

    Busquets accepts responsibility for Celta Vigo defeat

    Sergio Busquets took his share of the blame for Barcelona’s stunning 4-3 defeat to Celta Vigo and pledged to work harder to get the La Liga champions back on track.

    Luis Enrique’s side headed into the match at Balaidos aiming to go top after Real Madrid drew once again against Eibar on Sunday.

    But the loss leaves them fourth, with Atletico Madrid’s victory over Valencia earlier on Sunday meaning Diego Simeone’s men lead the way from their city rivals, with Sevilla in […]

  • Barcelona suffer defeat at Celta Vigo

    Barcelona suffer defeat at Celta Vigo

    Barcelona missed the chance to rise to the top of La Liga entering the international break after losing 4-3 to Celta Vigo in Sunday night’s seven-goal thriller at the Balaidos.

    The champions came from three goals behind to trail 3-2 early in the second period, but a mistake from German goalkeeper Marc-Andre ter Stegen allowed Pablo Hernandez to score a vital fourth goal in the 77th minute as Celta netted four at home to Barcelona for the second successive season.

    The visitors […]

  • Antoine Griezmann bags a brace as Atletico Madrid cruise past Celta Vigo

    Antoine Griezmann bags a brace as Atletico Madrid cruise past Celta Vigo

    Atletico Madrid picked up their first win of the La Liga season at Celta Vigo.

    Coach Diego Simeone had spoken of his frustration at his side’s somewhat slow start to the campaign, drawing both of their games prior to this one.

    After a goalless first half at the Estadio de Balaidos it looked as though that record may continue, but second-half goals from Koke and Angel Correa, and a brace from Antoine Griezmann, got the job done in a 4-0 rout.

    The home […]

  • Real Madrid 2-1 Celta: Morata & Kroos on target as Blancos grab victory

    Real Madrid 2-1 Celta: Morata & Kroos on target as Blancos grab victory

    The Germany international left it late to secure three points to keep the club’s incredible winning Liga run going, after Fabian Orellana had levelled with a stunning shot.

    Toni Kroos made the difference for Real Madrid just 10 minutes from the end to end Celta’s hopes of a share of the points, as the hosts prevailed 2-1 at Santiago Bernabeu.

    A quiet game burst into life in the final 30 minutes, with Alvaro Morata giving Madrid the lead, only for an excellent […]

  • Ronaldo steps up training for Real Madrid return against Celta Vigo

    Ronaldo steps up training for Real Madrid return against Celta Vigo

    Cristiano Ronaldo has vowed to return to the Real Madrid starting lineup soon and has stepped up training at the club’s Valdebebas training base.

    The Portuguese has had a busy year, helping Madrid lift the Champions League trophy before captaining his country to the Euro 2016 title in France last month.

    He has been on holiday since, and made a late return to training, missing Madrid’s 3-0 victory over Real Sociedad in La liga’s opening weekend.

    Ronaldo, 31, is on course to be […]