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January 13, 2019 11:22 AM Messi scores 400th La Liga goal as Barcelona beat Eibar to extend lead at top

Luis Suarez scored twice while Lionel Messi scored his 400th La Liga goal as Barcelona re-opened a five-point lead over second place Atletico Madrid in La Liga with a 3-0 win over Eibar. Barca came into the match on the back of a defeat to Levante in the Copa del Rey, but were back to winning ways with a relatively simple victory at Camp Nou. He opened 76

January 13, 2019 10:55 AM Numbers: Messi makes La Liga history, Dave saves United

Lionel Messi is now the first player to score 400 goals in La Liga, taking 435 games to achieve the feat. The man closest to him is, no prizes for guessing, Cristiano Ronaldo, who got 311 in 292 matches before leaving for Juventus. Messi is the second player across Europe's top five leagues to have scored 400 league goals. (The first, Ronaldo, has 409 at last count) 102

January 12, 2019 11:48 AM High-flying Alaves earn point at Girona

MADRID, Jan 12 (Reuters) - Borja Baston earned high-flying Alaves a 1-1 draw at Girona on Saturday in La Liga after Cristhian Stuani's brilliant bicycle kick sent the hosts ahead. Alaves, fourth with 32 points, hoped to put some distance between themselves and European champions Real Madrid, fifth on 30 points, who face Real Betis on Sunday 85

January 11, 2019 2:40 AM Orlando City still in talks to sign ex-Brazil star Diego from Flamengo

Orlando City SC remains in talks with Flamengo midfielder Diego, multiple sources have told ESPN FC. At issue is the fact that Diego, 33, has six months remaining on his contract, and that Flamengo is holding out for a transfer fee. The Brazilian club is also eager to find a replacement for the attacking midfielder prior to letting him move to the Lions 81

January 9, 2019 7:46 AM Ivan Marcone set to move from Cruz Azul to Boca Juniors

Cruz Azul midfielder Ivan Marcone is set to complete a transfer to Argentine giant Boca Juniors, a source close to the negotiations told ESPN Mexico. The 28-year-old former Independiente player was key in helping Cruz Azul reach the 2018 Apertura final last season and win the Copa MX. The transfer fee is close to $8 million, according to the source 91

January 8, 2019 4:35 AM Ex-Real Madrid man Pepe joins Porto after Besiktas contract was terminated

The 35-year-old, who won Euro 2016 with Portugal, has signed a two-and-a-half year contract. Pepe first signed for Porto in 2004 -- the summer after they won the Champions League with Jose Mourinho as manager -- and won six trophies in three seasons before joining Real Madrid in 2007. Pepe established himself as one of Europe's top central defenders 74

December 16, 2018 6:41 AM Edson Alvarez scores twice as Club America beats Cruz Azul for Liga MX Apertura title

Edson Alvarez scored twice as Club America beat Cruz Azul 2-0 on Sunday to win the 2018 Liga MX Apertura title. The win at Estadio Azteca gives the Mexico City club a record 13th title, moving past Guadalajara for most all-time in Mexico's top flight division. The first half continued the physical battle that characterized last week's scoreless first 53

December 15, 2018 9:47 AM Atletico Madrid salvage draw at Girona with late own goal

Atletico Madrid's La Liga title ambitions suffered a setback on Sunday as they drew 1-1 away at Girona, only averting a first league defeat since September thanks to a late own goal by Jonas Ramalho. Atletico's Saul Niguez struck the underside of the bar as the visitors enjoyed the better first-half chances but they fell behind on the stroke of halftime 71

November 10, 2018 5:10 PM Barcelona's Lionel Messi back from arm injury for match vs. Real Betis

Barcelona captain Lionel Messi returned to the La Liga leaders' squad to play Real Betis on Sunday, getting the all-clear from doctors to play three weeks after breaking his arm, but forward Ousmane Dembele was left out. Messi has been training in the last week and travelled with the team to Tuesday's Champions League game against Inter Milan but did not make the bench 84

November 3, 2018 9:50 AM Luis Suarez goal completes late comeback, puts Barcelona four points clear

Late goals from Ousmane Dembele and Luis Suarez earned La Liga champions Barcelona a 3-2 win at struggling Rayo Vallecano on Saturday to keep them clear at the top of the standings. Suarez slotted in a cross from Jordi Alba from close range to give Barca a deserved lead in the 11th minute after they had made a flying start at a ground where they had eased 59