Messi facing lengthy suspension for hitting opponent | Football News – Times of India

MADRID: After losing the Spanish Super Cup final, Barcelona is also in danger of losing Lionel Messi for an extended period after he hit an opponent toward the end of the match. Messi could be suspended for up to 12 games for the red card he received in the final minutes of his team’s 3-2 … Read more Messi facing lengthy suspension for hitting opponent | Football News – Times of India

Kieran Trippier’s Ban Resumes after FIFA Rejects Atletico Madrid’s Appeal

Kieran Trippier (Photo Credit: Reuters) FIFA rejected Atletico Madrid’s appeal against the Kieran Trippier’s punishment for breaching betting rules and the ban will continue. Kieran Trippier’s ban from playing for Atletico Madrid will resume after FIFA on Monday rejected the Spanish clubs appeal against the defenders punishment for breaching betting rules being applied worldwide by … Read more Kieran Trippier’s Ban Resumes after FIFA Rejects Atletico Madrid’s Appeal

Atletico Madrid sign Moussa Dembele from Lyon on loan | Football News – Times of India

MADRID: Atletico Madrid announced the loan signing of French striker Moussa Dembele from Lyon on Wednesday. Dembele will join Atletico until the end of the season when the club will have the option to buy him permanently for around 35 million euros. Atletico have paid an initial fee of 1.5 million euros after Dembele passed … Read more Atletico Madrid sign Moussa Dembele from Lyon on loan | Football News – Times of India

Uruguayan players’ union brands English FA ‘racist’ for Cavani ban | Football News – Times of India

LONDON: The Uruguayan Football Players’ Association (AFU) launched a scathing attack on the English Football Association (FA) on Monday for banning Manchester United striker Edinson Cavani over a social media post the governing body ruled was in breach of anti-racism rules. Cavani posted a message on Instagram shortly after scoring twice in United’s 3-2 win … Read more Uruguayan players’ union brands English FA ‘racist’ for Cavani ban | Football News – Times of India

Euro Leagues | Real keeps pace with Atletico Madrid

A towering header from Casemiro and an added-time strike from Karim Benzema saw Real Madrid beat a stubborn Granada side 2-0 at home on Wednesday to notch a fifth consecutive LaLiga victory and go level on points with leader Atletico Madrid. The champion lacked sparkle in the first half but came alive in the second … Read more Euro Leagues | Real keeps pace with Atletico Madrid

Messi dragged ill feeling from failed Barca exit into this season | Football News – Times of India

BARCELONA: Lionel Messi has admitted the ill feeling between him and Barcelona over his attempt to leave the club in the close season has affected his form this season, in which he has posted his lowest goal and assist tallies in 13 years. Messi caused consternation at Barca when he sent the club a burofax … Read more Messi dragged ill feeling from failed Barca exit into this season | Football News – Times of India

La Liga: Atletico Madrid Have Everything it Takes to Win the League, Says Diego Costa

Atletico Madrid (Photo Credit: Twitter) Atletico Madrid forward Diego Costa says they have a deep enough squad and the mentality to win the La Liga title this season after he scored on his return from injury in Saturday’s 31 win over Elche. Reuters Last Updated: December 20, 2020, 15:00 IST FOLLOW US ON: Atletico Madrid … Read more La Liga: Atletico Madrid Have Everything it Takes to Win the League, Says Diego Costa

Real shades Madrid derby

Real Madrid showed why it is the Liga champion with a convincing 2-0 home win over Atletico Madrid in the derby on Saturday to end the pacesetters’ unbeaten start to the league season. Real Madrid deservedly took the lead in the 15th minute when Casemiro headed home from a corner, leaving Atletico behind for the … Read more Real shades Madrid derby

Real aims to end Atletico’s unbeaten start

Real Madrid, having avoided a disastrous Champions League exit, faces city rival Atletico on Saturday looking suddenly well-equipped to ruin its unbeaten run. Karim Benzema scored twice against Borussia Moenchengladbach on Wednesday to end any fears that Real would fail to progress to the group stage after it started the match with its hopes in … Read more Real aims to end Atletico’s unbeaten start

La Liga | Carrasco strike ends Atletico’s 10-year wait to beat Barcelona

Lionel Messi had won the fixture last season with a late solo goal but the Barca captain had a match to forget this time Atletico Madrid pulled off their first La Liga win over Barcelona in more than a decade as Yannick Carrasco capitalised on a blunder from Barca keeper Marc-Andre ter Stegen to secure … Read more La Liga | Carrasco strike ends Atletico’s 10-year wait to beat Barcelona