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Valencia grab late leveller

The 10 men of Valencia scored a late equaliser to salvage a point from their Primera Division opener at Sevilla.

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Malaga beat Athletic Bilbao in opener

Liverpool loanee Luis Alberto scored the decisive goal on his debut for Malaga as the Andalusian side got their season off to a winning start with a 1-0 success over Athletic Bilbao.

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Atletico beat Real for Super Cup

Mario Mandzukic's early goal saw Atletico Madrid claim the Spanish Super Cup at the expense of rivals Real Madrid on Friday night.

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Neymar to miss Barcelona opener

Neymar has likely been ruled out of Barcelona's season-opening game against Elche after spraining his ankle.

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FIFA rejects Barca transfer ban appeal

Barcelona will be unable to sign any players in 2015 after FIFA rejected their appeal against a ban imposed for repeatedly breaking youth transfer regulations.

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Atletico hit back for Super Cup draw

James Rodriguez scored in his Spanish debut but Atletico Madrid held Real Madrid to a 1-1 draw in the first leg of the Spanish Super Cup at the Santiago Bernabeu on Tuesday night.

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Luis Suarez appeal rejected by CAS

Barcelona striker Luis Suarez's four-month worldwide ban has been upheld after an appeal to the Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS) was rejected but he is now allowed to train with the club.

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Barca sign Vermaelen

Barcelona have announced that they have agreed the signing of Thomas Vermaelen from Arsenal on a five-year contract.

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Xavi named new Barcelona captain

Barcelona have named Xavi Hernandez, Andres Iniesta, Lionel Messi and Sergio Busquets - in that order - as their club captains for the 2014-15 season.

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Neymar returns to training

Barcelona say Brazil striker Neymar has returned to training after passing a medical exam as he continues his recovery from a fractured vertebra.

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Karim Benzema signs new contract

Real Madrid striker Karim Benzema has signed a contract extension and committed himself to the club until the summer of 2019.

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Shkodran Mustafi joins Valencia

German international Shkodran Mustafi has completed a move from Serie A side Sampdoria to Valencia in La Liga.

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Real Madrid sign keeper Keylor Navas

European champions Real Madrid have signed Costa Rica's World Cup hero Keylor Navas on a six-year deal.

Suarez, Paulinho both score twice as Barcelona thrash Depor
Barcelona 4 - 0 Deportivo La Coruna

Suarez, Paulinho both score twice as Barcelona thrash Depor

Luis Suarez and Paulinho each scored twice as Barcelona tuned up for next week's Clasico with a handsome 4-0 win over Deportivo La Coruna.

Fernando Torres' goal carries Atletico Madrid into second place
Atletico Madrid 1 - 0 Alaves

Fernando Torres' goal carries Atletico Madrid into second place

Fernando Torres' first goal in La Liga this season gave Atletico Madrid a hard-fought 1-0 win over Alaves on Saturday and lifted the club into second place behind Barcelona.

Sevilla held to disappointing draw by Levante in Berizzo's return
Sevilla 0 - 0 Levante

Sevilla held to disappointing draw by Levante in Berizzo's return

Eduardo Berizzo's return to the Sevilla dugout delivered some defensive steel but no cutting edge up front as Levante ground out a goalless draw at the Ramon Sanchez Pizjuan.

Suarez, Messi goals restore Barcelona's cushion atop La Liga
Villarreal 0 - 2 Barcelona

Suarez, Messi goals restore Barcelona's cushion atop La Liga

Barcelona seized on the second-half dismissal of Dani Raba to beat Villarreal 2-0 and restore their five-point lead at the top of La Liga on Sunday night.

Saul Niguez nets winner as Atletico Madrid edge Real Betis
Real Betis 0 - 1 Atletico Madrid

Saul Niguez nets winner as Atletico Madrid edge Real Betis

Saul Niguez scored the only goal as Atletico Madrid beat Real Betis 1-0 to keep Diego Simeone's team in the chase for the La Liga title.

Cristiano Ronaldo scores twice as Real Madrid thrash Sevilla
Real Madrid 5 - 0 Sevilla

Cristiano Ronaldo scores twice as Real Madrid thrash Sevilla

Cristiano Ronaldo celebrated his fifth Ballon d'Or award with a brace as Real Madrid swept past Sevilla 5-0 following a blistering first-half display at the Bernabeu.

Valencia suffer shock defeat against 10-man Getafe
Getafe 1 - 0 Valencia

Valencia suffer shock defeat against 10-man Getafe

Markel Bergara fired 10-man Getafe to a shock victory over second-placed Valencia to leave Barcelona five points clear at the top of the La Liga table.

Sergio Ramos sees red again as Real Madrid held to draw
Athletic Bilbao 0 - 0 Real Madrid

Sergio Ramos sees red again as Real Madrid held to draw

Sergio Ramos was sent off for a record 19th time in La Liga as Real Madrid drew 0-0 Athletic Bilbao and failed to take advantage of Barcelona's earlier slip.

Atletico Madrid battle back to beat Real Sociedad
Atletico Madrid 2 - 1 Real Sociedad

Atletico Madrid battle back to beat Real Sociedad

Atletico Madrid cut the gap on La Liga leaders Barcelona to six points with a 2-1 comeback win against Real Sociedad.

Barcelona thwarted in Celta Vigo thriller at the Camp Nou
Barcelona 2 - 2 Celta Vigo

Barcelona thwarted in Celta Vigo thriller at the Camp Nou

Barcelona failed to stretch their lead at the top of the Liga table to seven points as Celta Vigo held them to a 2-2 draw in a fine match at the Bernabeu.

Fernando Torres brace helps Atletico Madrid see off Elche
Atletico Madrid 3 - 0 Elche

Fernando Torres brace helps Atletico Madrid see off Elche

Fernando Torres scored his first two goals of the season to help Atletico Madrid reach the Copa del Rey last 16 with a 3-0 win over Elche on Wednesday.

Barcelona reach Copa del Rey last 16 with rout of Murcia
Barcelona 5 - 0 Murcia

Barcelona reach Copa del Rey last 16 with rout of Murcia

Barcelona swept into the last 16 of the Copa del Rey with a 5-0 win over Real Murcia at the Camp Nou.

Gareth Bale returns to save Real Madrid blushes in Copa
Real Madrid 2 - 2 Fuenlabrada

Gareth Bale returns to save Real Madrid blushes in Copa

Gareth Bale made a welcome return from injury to spare Real Madrid embarrassment in their Copa del Rey clash with Segunda B leaders Fuenlabrada.

Barcelona see Messi goal denied in controversial draw at Valencia
Valencia 1 - 1 Barcelona

Barcelona see Messi goal denied in controversial draw at Valencia

Lionel Messi had a legitimate goal controversially denied as La Liga leaders Barcelona hit back to snatch a 1-1 draw at second-placed Valencia.

Griezmann, Gameiro doubles as Atleti ease past Levante
Levante 0 - 5 Atletico Madrid

Griezmann, Gameiro doubles as Atleti ease past Levante

Atletico Madrid romped to a 5-0 win at Levante, which put them back above their city rivals Real into third place.

Cristiano Ronaldo ends scoring drought as Real Madrid edge Malaga
Real Madrid 3 - 2 Malaga

Cristiano Ronaldo ends scoring drought as Real Madrid edge Malaga

Cristiano Ronaldo struck on the rebound after his penalty was saved to give Real Madrid a 3-2 victory over Malaga in their LaLiga clash at the Bernabeu.

Lionel Messi signs new Barcelona contract
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Lionel Messi signs new Barcelona contract

Lionel Messi has ended speculation about his future by signing a new contract with Barcelona until 2021.

Valencia remain four points behind Barcelona with win vs. Espanyol
Espanyol 0 - 2 Valencia

Valencia remain four points behind Barcelona with win vs. Espanyol

Valencia kept pace with Spanish leaders Barcelona on Sunday by beating Espanyol 2-0 for an eighth straight league win despite having coach Marcelino Garcia Toral sent off.

Real Madrid and Atleti end goalless, lose ground to Barcelona
Atletico Madrid 0 - 0 Real Madrid

Real Madrid and Atleti end goalless, lose ground to Barcelona

Atletico Madrid and Real Madrid shared a rare goalless draw in the first derby at the Wanda Metropolitano in a result that will have delighted league leaders Barcelona.

Luis Suarez bags a brace as Barcelona beat Leganes
Leganes 0 - 3 Barcelona

Luis Suarez bags a brace as Barcelona beat Leganes

Luis Suarez scored a brace as Barcelona recorded a 3-0 victory against Leganes to extend their lead at the summit of LaLiga.

Sublime Asensio strike helps Real past Las Palmas, stay in third
Real Madrid 3-0 Las Palmas

Sublime Asensio strike helps Real past Las Palmas, stay in third

Marco Asensio struck an instant classic as Real Madrid returned to winning ways with a 3-0 victory over Las Palmas.

Paco Alcacer brace guides Barcelona to victory over Sevilla
Barcelona 2 - 1 Sevilla

Paco Alcacer brace guides Barcelona to victory over Sevilla

Paco Alcacer was Barcelona's match-winner as his brace helped the LaLiga leaders make it 10 victories from 11 games with a 2-1 success over Sevilla.

Thomas Partey's late free kick gives Atletico victory at Depor
Deportivo La Coruna 0 - 1 Atletico Madrid

Thomas Partey's late free kick gives Atletico victory at Depor

Atletico Madrid needed an stoppage-time goal to avoid another poor result in La Liga, earning a hard-fought 1-0 win at Deportivo La Coruna from Thomas Partey's free kick on Saturday.

Real Madrid's La Liga win streak ends with shock defeat at Girona
Girona 2 - 1 Real Madrid

Real Madrid's La Liga win streak ends with shock defeat at Girona

Girona claimed a stunning 2-1 victory over Real Madrid to deal a major blow to the La Liga champions' hopes of retaining their title.

Lionel Messi and Paulinho fire Barcelona past Athletic Bilbao
Athletic Bilbao 0 - 2 Barcelona

Lionel Messi and Paulinho fire Barcelona past Athletic Bilbao

Lionel Messi and Paulinho hit the target as Barcelona crept past Athletic Bilbao to maintain their four-point lead in La Liga.

Atletico Madrid concede late in disappointing draw with Villarreal
Atletico Madrid 1 - 1 Villarreal

Atletico Madrid concede late in disappointing draw with Villarreal

Atletico Madrid are still undefeated and in fourth place in La Liga after notching their fifth draw, a disappointing 1-1 result at home versus Villarreal.

Valencia keep pressure on Barcelona
Alaves 1 - 2 Valencia

Valencia keep pressure on Barcelona

Valencia extended their winning streak to seven matches to stay on Barcelona's heels at the top of La Liga with a 2-1 victory at Alaves.

Real Madrid edge past third-tier Fuenlabrada in first leg
Fuenlabrada 0 - 2 Real Madrid

Real Madrid edge past third-tier Fuenlabrada in first leg

Real Madrid needed two second-half penalties to secure a 2-0 win over third-tier side Fuenlabrada in their first outing in this season's Copa del Rey

Gerard Deulofeu stars as Barcelona win at Murcia in Copa del Rey
Murcia 0 - 3 Barcelona.

Gerard Deulofeu stars as Barcelona win at Murcia in Copa del Rey

Gerard Deulofeu had a goal and an assist and Jose Arnaiz scored on his senior debut as Barcelona secured a comfortable 3-0 win in the first leg of their Copa del Rey tie against Real Murcia at Estadio Nueva Condomina.

Marco Asensio stars as Real Madrid beat Eibar, win fourth straight
Real Madrid 3 - 0 Eibar

Marco Asensio stars as Real Madrid beat Eibar, win fourth straight

Marco Asensio had a hand in two goals as Real Madrid recorded their fourth successive La Liga win with a routine 3-0 success over Eibar.