El Clasico weekend is just by the corner, and league leaders Barcelona, as well as second place Real Madrid prepared for the potential decider next Sunday with good 2-0 victories. There were also wins for the likes of Champions League hopefuls Valencia – who toppled Atletico Madrid to finish the round in third – and Sevilla. Champions Atletico Madrid were disappointing though, and could only manage a point on their trip to Catalonia to play Espanyol. … [Read more...]
Is Alberto Bueno worthy of a Spanish call-up?
Spain face Ukraine and the Netherlands in the next fortnight as European football takes a short break for the international schedule to resume. One man who won't be happy to see a pause in proceedings is Rayo Vallecano striker Alberto Bueno who has been in scintillating form since the turn of the year. The former Derby man, who will turn 27 next weekend, is the top scoring Spaniard in La Liga with 15 strikes for the season. He's scored in five of his last seven games, including an incredible four in the win over Levante at the end of February. With national team selection just one week … [Read more...]