Football is clearly the most popular and loved sport in Spain among fans, viewers and aspiring athletes! Unsurprisingly, Spain has to offer some of the most famous football clubs and some of the indisputable leading teams in the world. Barcelona and Real Madrid need no introduction or special reference - they are Spanish teams that have conquered the world of football, known for their quality performance, top football players and unique styles. No wonder, why the Spanish football league- La Liga -is also one of the top leagues in the world, attracting the attention and catching the interest of … [Read more...]
La Liga Goes After PSG, Manchester City, and UEFA
The Spanish La Liga decided to wage war against Manchester City and PSG, lodging a complaint against these two teams due to continuous breaching of the Financial Fair Play rules. President Javier Tebas and Real Madrid's chairman, Florentino Perez, called out both teams on several occasions, nicknaming them "state clubs" and claiming they have support from certain political factors in their states. La Liga and most of its clubs have raised their voice against unfair competition over the last few years, which puts the above-mentioned teams in a better position. Some say it is like … [Read more...]
Prospects of La Liga Teams in 2022-23 UEFA Competitions
When looking at the results in the past 10 or 15 years, La Liga is arguably the most successful national league in Europe. Teams from this competition dominate on the international stage, and Real's latest win over Liverpool in the UEFA Champions League is the best proof of that claim. The UCL final is arguably the most prominent event outside the US and carries the most significance for football fans and punters. Some compare it to the Super Bowl. Though, after analyzing these two spectacles, we must admit that there are more people who bet on UCL finals than those who bet on Super … [Read more...]
Financial Fair Play accusations from La Liga Against Manchester City
At the moment, Mbappe, Haaland, and esports betting are some of the popular news across the globe. La Liga has escalated its battle against Manchester City and Paris Saint-Germain by launching a complaint with Uefa on alleged Financial Fair Play violations. The president of La Liga, Javier Tebas, has frequently attacked the two teams, which he refers to as "state clubs." In May, he was especially critical of PSG for re-signing star player Kylian Mbappe to a lucrative contract. Erling Haaland, formerly of Borussia Dortmund, has since been acquired by Premier League City for $51.2 … [Read more...]
Barcelona vs Sevilla Preview & Team News
Sunday's La Liga live football action rounds off with a blockbuster encounter between third-placed Barcelona and current runners-up Sevilla at Camp Nou. Barca headed into March's international break on the back of a scintillating 4-0 romping of bitter rivals Real Madrid at the Santiago Bernabeu. Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang netted a double, while Ronald Araujo and Ferran Torres chipped in with a goal apiece to sink La Liga leaders in the capital. As for Sevilla, a run of three successive league draws, including an uneventful 'nil-nil' stalemate with Real Sociedad last time … [Read more...]
La Liga Matchday 29 Preview
While Real Madrid appear to be running away with the title, the La Liga top-four race is picking up pace going into the final ten rounds of the 2021/22 fixtures. Let's take a look at the ten La Liga matches and the major La Liga news surrounding the games this weekend. Athletic Bilbao vs Getafe Friday's showdown between European-bidding Athletic Bilbao and bottom-half Getafe at San Mames will serve to get La Liga Matchday 29 underway. Both sides would benefit from winning as Bilbao trail sixth-placed Real Sociedad by seven points while the Madrilean visitors sit only four … [Read more...]
Are La Liga’s Royalty ready for the Throne? Real Madrid’s Chances
Real Madrid seems to have found a redemption arc after all came tumbling down following Ronaldo’s departure. To see their foes Atlético Madrid winning LaLiga must be a hard blow on the Merengues, but they weren’t exactly exempt of fault in the entire process. Now, with Carlo Ancelotti, the engineer of the Décima, back on the steering wheel, and Benzema leading the team like a true captain – and arguably one of the best strikers and playmakers in the world – Real Madrid might finally have a true chance to sit on the throne once again. The True Foes Simeone seems to find strategies to win … [Read more...]
How will the La Liga sides fare in this season’s Champions League?
The UEFA Champions League is, without doubt, the most enjoyable and exciting club soccer tournament in the world. Some loyalists and hipsters might claim the Copa America is more entertaining, but nothing can rival the Champions League in terms of the quality of both individual players and the teams that participate in the tournament. Originally known as the European Cup, it was rebranded in 1992. In that time, there have been 13 different winners, with the clubs coming from seven different nations; Italy, Portugal, Netherlands, Germany, France, England and Spain. Yes, there are some teams … [Read more...]
What could be the reason behind La Liga viewing figures being down in 2021?
The last 18 months have been tough on us all. The majority of the world has seen people having to spend large portions of time indoors, unable to go outside and spend time with friends or family. It frustrated us all, as getting some fresh air and socialising is a key part of keeping our mental health in check. Instead, our sofas became our new best friends, as with nothing else to do, it forced people to spend more and more time in front of the television. Streaming services such as Netflix and Amazon Prime saw a huge number of people sign up to their services, to watch shows like Tiger … [Read more...]
How will La Liga fare without the world’s biggest players?
When TV shows lose their main characters, usually things start to fall apart quite quickly, and fans bemoan the fact that the show is no longer as good as it used to be. The US Office is more than just a remake of The Office, made famous by British comics Ricky Gervais and Stephen Merchant in the early 2000s. With Steve Carrell playing the lovable but hopeless branch manager Michael Scott, millions of people tuned in each week to watch the (US) Office, to see what Michael would get up to next. When Carrell left the show in its 7th season, it was notable how quickly the overall quality of the … [Read more...]