La Liga game of the week – Atletico thrash Sevilla to keep heat on Barcelona


This week’s La Liga game of the week saw Atletico Madrid trounce Sevilla at The Ramón Sánchez Pizjuán Stadium in a 5-2 thriller that means the second place side keep a semblance of pressure on league leaders Barcelona.

Having secured consecutive wins that had turned around a poor run of form that had seen them go from Champions League hopefuls to a side way off the pace of the league’s elite performers, Sevilla will have entered this tie with a renewed sense of belief.

And for the first half an hour this proved to be the case, the game being a tight affair between two competitive sides.

However, the game was blown apart when Diego Costa slotted home his third of the season and the game’s opener following some intensive pressing that saw him disposes Ever Banega, having received an unwanted pass from goalkeeper Rico. Continue reading

Our La Liga team of the week


Here are our top performers from La Liga’s weekend action, as impressive wins for Atletico Madrid, Girona and Real Sociedad see players from these teams feature heavily in our eleven!

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La Liga’s star performers from the weekend’s action

Club Atletico de Madrid v RC Deportivo La Coruna - La Liga

With some surprise results over the weekend’s La Liga action, Atletico Madrid, Sociedad and Girona star as we take a look back at the star fantasy footballers from match day 22.

Jan Oblak

The league’s highest scoring goalkeeper helped himself to a 14th clean sheet in 22 league performances this season in the side’s resilient 1-0 victory at home to Valencia.

The Slovenians efforts saw him grab seven points on his way to an impressive 95 points for the campaign. Continue reading