Gameweek 8 in review

This weekend we had the Basque derby and difficult away games for Real Madrid and Barcelona, while Atlético Madrid hosted Betis. Let's see how the action panned out. Athletic Bilbao 1-3 Real Sociedad Previously this season we have called Asier Garitano the most unfortunate manager in La Liga after watching his team concede last minute goals … Continue reading Gameweek 8 in review

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Gameweeks 5 & 6 in review

As summer turns into autumn and temperatures start to fall across the Iberian peninsula we had our first round of midweek fixtures in La Liga. In this review we'll be taking in the fixtures from the weekend as well as Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday but rather than focus on three key matches we'll focus on … Continue reading Gameweeks 5 & 6 in review

La Pausa: Xabi Prieto’s panenka at the Bernabeu

The last match of the 2003/04 season, a dead rubber, and the tail end of Real Madrid's galáctico era. Both teams made changes and this was a chance for some youngsters from La Fábrica to impress as Madrid looked to put a disappointing season behind them. However it was the lanky young winger on the opposition team who stole … Continue reading La Pausa: Xabi Prieto’s panenka at the Bernabeu