MADRID (AP) — Villarreal routed Real Betis 5-1 on Friday for its third win in four matches, moving it near the top of the Spanish league.
Karl Toko Ekambi scored twice and Santi Cazorla,...
MADRID (AP) — Lionel Messi and Antoine Griezmann gave a glimpse of what the duo can achieve for Barcelona, but the partnership didn't last long because of another injury to Messi.
MADRID (AP) — Santi Cazorla was told by doctors a few years ago he would have a hard time walking with his son in the garden.
On Friday, coaches told him he will be playing for Spain...
BARCELONA, Spain (AP) — Santi Cazorla enjoyed his finest night since returning to the Spanish league on Thursday as the veteran midfielder scored two goals to earn Villarreal a 2-2 home draw with Real Madrid.
They were the 34-year-old Cazorla's first La Liga goals since rejoining Villarreal after several seasons at Arsenal, the last of which was plagued by injury. He had already scored in the Europa League and the Copa del Rey this season.
LONDON (AP) — Arsenal playmaker Santi Cazorla will have surgery on his right ankle and be out for about three months, robbing the team of its creative influence in central midfield.
The Spain international will undergo an operation in Sweden next week, Arsenal said Thursday, after the ankle showed no improvement during a period of rehabilitation. Cazorla has been out since Oct. 19.
WATFORD, England (AP) — Alexis Sanchez scored one goal, set up another and also earned a penalty as Arsenal used a dominant first-half display to beat Watford 3-1 for its first win of the Premier League season on Saturday.
The Chile forward tumbled to the ground in the area after being challenged by Nordin Amrabat, giving Santi Cazorla the opportunity to slot a penalty kick down the middle to put Arsenal ahead in the 9th minute.