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2018/2019 Season

15 Valencia 2 8 2 14
16 Villarreal 2 5 5 11
17 Athletic 1 7 4 10
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Layun: Osorio didn't deserve fan criticism


Semedo loaned despite attempted murder trial

Spanish Primera División

Mexico's Layun joining Villarreal from Porto


Cazorla: I feel like a footballer again after training


Real Madrid track Villarreal's Alfonso Pedraza - source

Steve Nicol comes to the defence of oft-criticised Real Madrid star Gareth Bale, asking where his high-profile teammates have gone.
Santiago Solari's first La Liga match in charge as caretaker manager of Real Madrid ended with a 2-0 victory over Real Valladolid.
Sid Lowe weighs in on Sergio Ramos' post-Clasico comments aimed at Antonio Conte, after he was rumoured to be Julen Lopetegui's successor at Real Madrid.
Real Madrid's interim head coach, Santiago Solari, was pleased with their comfortable 4-0 win over UD Melilla.

Real Madrid are monitoring the progress of Villarreal's Alfonso Pedraza, a source has told ESPN FC.

Pedraza, 22, has over 100 senior appearances and can play either at left-back or left-wing. He is under contract at Villarreal until June 2021, with a buy-out clause of €22 million.

Madrid's two left-backs are injured vice-captain Marcelo, 30, who has been linked with Juventus in recent months, and Sergio Reguilon, 21, who made his senior debut in the 1-0 defeat to CSKA Moscow.

The European...

Mario Gaspar's equaliser earns Villarreal draw with Atletico Madrid

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Struggling Villarreal derailed Atletico Madrid's hopes of taking top spot in La Liga with a 1-1 draw at home on Saturday and were unfortunate not to win the game after squandering a number of chances in the second half.

Filipe Luis broke the deadlock early in the second half by nodding a looping ball into the net after it had clanged against the crossbar off the head of Villarreal defender Ramiro Funes Mori.

Mario Gaspar grabbed a scrappy equaliser for the home side in the 64th minute, finishing...

Spain's anti-doping agency investigating alleged Denis Cheryshev injection

Spain's anti-doping agency AEPSAD has told ESPN FC it is investigating the growth hormone injection allegedly given to Denis Cheryshev by Villarreal.

Cheryshev, who scored four goals in five World Cup games for Russia as they reached the World Cup quarterfinals, denied taking a banned substance following remarks attributed to his father, Dimitri, in a Russian publication last year.

The publication reported Dimitri Cheryshev as saying Villarreal staff had administered the growth hormone to treat...

Spanish football rejoices as Santi Cazorla returns to action with Villarreal

Cazorla's comeback isn't just a personal triumph for the Spain midfielder; it's bringing joy to Spanish football, too.
Santi Cazorla's comeback isn't just a personal triumph for the Spain midfielder; it's bringing joy to Spanish football, too.

It's the little things in life. On Friday night, Santi Cazorla played football, a simple thing that is extraordinary. To be exact: He played 75 good minutes in a 1-0 defeat vs. Girona. For 668 days, he couldn't. Between October 2016, when Arsenal faced Ludogorets, and August 2018, when Villarreal played Real Sociedad, Cazorla limped, cycled and sometimes ran, usually not for long before he was forced to stop. So, he started up again.

He lay on a physio's bench and a surgeon's table, for hours...

AC Milan sign Diego Laxalt, Samu Castillejo as squad overhaul continues

Villarreal forward Samuel Castillejo and Genoa midfielder Diego Laxalt have joined AC Milan shortly before the close of Italy's transfer window, the Serie A club said on Friday.

Milan added that Carlos Bacca and Gianluca Lapadula have signed for Villarreal and Genoa respectively.

Castillejo, 23, joined Villarreal in 2015 from Malaga and made 30 appearances in La Liga last season, scoring six goals.

Uruguay international Laxalt, capped 10 times, made 32 appearances in Serie A last season, scoring...