La Liga: Sevilla held by Sporting, Madrid on top as Barca continue chase

Spanish giants Sevilla continued with their bad run in recent times with a disappointing result as they were held 0-0 at home by Sporting Gijon on Sunday, leaving them fourth in La Liga. The Jorge Sampaoli side’s winless run stretched to five games in all competitions despite dominating throughout the game at the Sanchez Pizjuan….

We lost against Valencia in the first 10 minutes – Zidane

Real Madrid manager, Zinedine Zidane, has said his team “lacked many things today” and “lost the game in the first 10 minutes”, after they were beaten 2-1 by Valencia on Wednesday. Madrid conceded two qucik goals in the first half of the game at the Mestalla, as Simone Zaza and Fabian Orellana out the hosts…

Ronaldo makes 700th club appearance as Valencia defeat Real Madrid

Real Madrid forward, Cristiano Ronaldo, made his 700th club career appearance during their 2-1 loss to Valencia on Wednesday night. The 32-year-old who has not scored in his last two matches against Napoli in the Champions League and Espanyol in La Liga, was named in the starting XI at the Mestalla. Ronaldo scored the only…

Mourinho says Valencia is best right-back in world football

Manchester United boss, Jose Mourinho says his right-back, Antonio Valencia is the best in that position in world football. Mourinho showered praises on the Ecuadorian and does not think there is a better player in his position in football at the moment. Chelsea’s Victor Moses has flourished in the same position, helping the club to…

Pay me what I want or I am off to China – Mikel Obi tells Valencia

John Obi Mikel’s representatives, have given La Liga side Valencia up till Friday, to meet the wage demands of the Chelsea midfielder. Valencia have already confirmed meeting with the player over a possible transfer. His agent already admitted that the Super Eagles captain, is looking for his last big payday in football. “Mikel representatives have…

Valencia confirm meeting with Mikel Obi for transfer talks

Valencia sporting director, Jesus Garcia Pitarch, has revealed that he held talks with Chelsea midfielder, John Obi Mikel, over a possible transfer to the club. Mikel Obi has not played at all under new manager, Antonio Conte, and will become a free agent this summer. However, Chelsea may allow the Super Eagles captain leave this…

Messi’s brace leads Barca past Valencia

Lionel Messi scored a second goal with a stoppage-time penalty to give Barcelona a 3-2 league victory at Valencia on Saturday that was overshadowed by a serious knee injury to Andres Iniesta. Messi opened the scoring and had the last word of the wild match when he beat Diego Alves with a well-taken spot kick…