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Real Madrid’s French forward Karim Benzema (L) kicks the ball during the Spanish league football match Real Madrid CF against Levante UD at the Santiago Bernabeu stadium in Madrid on September 14, 2019. CURTO DE LA TORRE - AFP

Karim Benzema brilliance inspires Real Madrid, Ansu Fati lights up Barca

Karim Benzema scored twice for Real Madrid in a 3-2 win against Levante with Eden Hazard making his La Liga debut while later Barcelona breezed to a 5-2 win against Valencia on Saturday with more magic from 16-year-old Ansu Fati.
Inaki Williams has confirmed that Manchester United made contact with him over the summer before he opted to sign a new contract with Athletic Club.

Inaki Williams: Manchester United made contact with me before I signed new Athletic deal

Inaki Williams has confirmed that Manchester United made contact with him over the summer before he opted to sign a new contract with Athletic Club.
Aritz Aduriz said he will always be available to help Athletic Bilbao until the last day after his stunning bicycle kick downed Barcelona 1-0 in the La Liga opener.

Aritz Aduriz: I will help Athletic Bilbao until my last day

Aritz Aduriz said he will always be available to help Athletic Bilbao until the last day after his stunning bicycle kick downed Barcelona 1-0 in the La Liga opener.
Karim Benzema spared Real Madrid's blushes with a match-winning brace in Saturday's 2-1 victory over Eibar at the Santiago Bernabeu.

Karim Benzema brace spares Real Madrid in Zinedine Zidane’s 100th LaLiga game

Karim Benzema spared Real Madrid's blushes with a match-winning brace in Saturday's 2-1 victory over Eibar at the Santiago Bernabeu.

Hate speech: Facebook bans white nationalists from platform

Facebook is extending its ban on hate speech to prohibit the promotion and support of white nationalism and white separatism.
Catalan President Quim Torra (R) and Spain’s Interior Minister Fernando Grande-Marlaska arrive for a security meeting at Palau de la Generalitat in Barcelona, Spain, September 6, 2018. REUTERS-Albert Gea

Madrid threatens to send national police to Catalonia to provide order

Spain’s government has warned authorities in Catalonia that it could take over responsibility for law and order in the region after radical separatists blocked a highway.
Real Madrid Santiago Solari

Santiago Solari: Real Madrid can fix mistakes after Eibar humbling

Real Madrid coach Santiago Solari says his team can fix their problems after a 3-0 humiliation at Eibar on Saturday in La Liga.
Santiago Hernan Solari knows what it takes to be a successful Real Madrid player

Santiago Solari says Real Madrid can fix mistakes after Eibar humbling

Real Madrid coach Santiago Solari says his team can fix their problems after a 3-0 humiliation at Eibar on Saturday in La Liga.

Fernando Llorente: I’d love to return to Spain

Tottenham striker Fernando Llorente admits he would love the chance to return to La Liga at the end of season.
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Real Sociedad’s Luca Sangalli suffers mild stroke

Real Sociedad midfielder Luca Sangalli is in hospital after suffering a mild stroke, the Spanish club have said.
Barcelona's Argentinian forward Lionel Messi - AFP PHOTO - Pau Barrena

Lionel Messi, Philippe Coutinho get Barcelona off to winning start

Two goals from Lionel Messi either side of a Philippe Coutinho strike allowed Barcelona to start their defence of the Spanish title with a 3-0 win over Alaves at the Camp Nou on Saturday night.
Chelsea sign Kepa Arrizabalaga

Kepa Arrizabalaga targeting trophies at Chelsea

Chelsea's new record signing Kepa Arrizabalaga says he wants to win titles at the club after completing his £71.6m move from Athletic Bilbao.

Pedro Sanchez sworn in as Spain’s new prime minister

Socialist party leader Pedro Sanchez has been sworn in as Spain's new prime minister a day after a vote of no-confidence booted his conservative People's Party (PP) rival Mariano Rajoy from power.

Pedro Sanchez to be sworn in as new Spanish premier

Spanish Socialist leader Pedro Sanchez will be sworn in as prime minister on Saturday, a day after ousting Mariano Rajoy in a no-confidence vote in parliament sparked by fury over his party’s corruption woes.

Spain’s premier Mariano Rajoy forced out as Socialist rival takes over

Spain’s parliament on Friday ousted Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy in a no-confidence vote sparked by fury over his party’s corruption woes, with his Socialist arch-rival Pedro Sanchez automatically taking over.

Spain premier admits defeat ahead of no-confidence vote

Spanish Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy admitted defeat on Friday ahead of a no-confidence vote which was certain to topple him, paving the way for a takeover by opposition leader Pedro Sanchez, his arch rival.

Spanish premier faces defeat in no-confidence motion

Spanish Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy is poised to be ousted from office after a Basque party on Thursday gave its decisive support to a no-confidence motion over a corruption case, making it all but certain to succeed.

Real Madrid parade Champions League trophy in front of ecstatic fans

Tens of thousands of ecstatic fans lined the streets of the Spanish capital to greet Real Madrid's players as they returned home Sunday after winning their third Champions League title in a row in Kiev.

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