Tebas: LaLiga’s image hit by Vinicius racist abuse

Alex Kirkland Rodrigo Faez May 25, 2023, 11:44 AM ET LaLiga president Javier Tebas said on Thursday that he is concerned about the reputational damage suffered by the league over racist abuse aimed at Vinicius, and said he would support points deductions as a punishment to deal with the problem. Tebas has faced widespread criticism … Read more

LaLiga’s fastest player Garcia on Rayo’s secret to success and beating Madrid, Barca

Sid Lowe, Spain writerMay 24, 2023, 08:30 AM ET MADRID, Spain — “Sometimes you think: ‘bloody hell, how are we where we are with what we have?’” In a line, Alvaro Garcia, the joint-fastest player in LaLiga last season, sums it up. On Wednesday, Rayo Vallecano go to the Santiago Bernabeu to face Real Madrid. … Read more

Griezmann is at home at Atletico again, looking like LaLiga’s player of the year

Antoine Griezmann registered a pair of assists in Atletico Madrid’s 5-2 win over Real Valladolid on Sunday. CESAR MANSO/AFP via Getty Images Turquoise boots, pink and peroxide hair, fluorescent orange strip, white-hot form. That was Antoine Griezmann last weekend, again, as his Atletico Madrid stuck five past Real Valladolid and maintained the pressure on Real Madrid … Read more

Source: LAFC set to loan Fall to LaLiga’s Villarreal

Mamadou Fall has made a total of 25 MLS appearances for LAFC, scoring five goals. Gary A. Vasquez-USA TODAY Sports Los Angeles FC is finalizing a deal to loan defender Mamadou Fall to LaLiga side Villarreal, a league source with knowledge of the deal confirmed to ESPN. Fall had previously trained with Villarreal’s U-17 and U-19 … Read more