MADRID (AP) — Rayo Vallecano is returning to the top tier in Spain after a 2-0 win against Girona on Sunday.
The Madrid club won the two-game promotion playoff 3-2 on aggregate after losing 2-1 at home in the first leg.
MADRID (AP) — Former Brazil great Ronaldo is planning big changes at Valladolid to make sure the team secures a quick return to the first division in the Spanish league.
Ronaldo, who became the club's majority owner in 2018, said Monday he will announce the changes in the coming days and weeks to try to make the team stronger for next season.
MADRID (AP) — Besides winning the Spanish league title for the first time in seven years, Atlético Madrid also left rivals Real Madrid and Barcelona with plenty of questions to answer.
Atlético, led by striker Luis Suárez and coach Diego Simeone, won its 11th league title and ended another period of domination by Madrid and Barcelona even though both challengers had chances to take the lead in the final weeks of the season.
MADRID (AP) — Nothing really came to Diego Simeone's mind after his Atlético Madrid side finally clinched the Spanish league title. So he just started laughing.
“My first reaction was to start laughing,” he said.
MADRID (AP) —
Sevilla set a club record for points in the Spanish league by beating Alavés 1-0 in a match that closed out the season in Spain.
Papu Gómez scored a stoppage-time winner for Sevilla, which finished with 77 points.
MADRID (AP) — Atlético Madrid was handed the Spanish league trophy in an empty Wanda Metropolitano Stadium on Sunday.
The presentation came a day after Atlético beat Valladolid 2-1 to secure its first league title in seven years.
MADRID (AP) — When the final whistle blew, Diego Simeone broke out into a broad smile, laughed and breathed a sigh of relief. A few moments later, Luis Suárez was sitting on the field weeping profusely while on a video call.
MADRID (AP) — Injured again, Eden Hazard will miss Real Madrid's Spanish league finale on Saturday.
Hazard was not included in the team's squad for the home match against Villarreal, which Madrid needs to win to have a chance of defending its Spanish league title.
BARCELONA, Spain (AP) — Two of Spain's most modest stadiums are set to offer scenes of joy and sorrow on Saturday.
Atlético Madrid can ensure it clinches its first Spanish league title in seven years with a win at Valladolid, while Lionel Messi and Ronald Koeman could participate in their last game for Barcelona when they visit the already relegated Eibar.
BARCELONA, Spain (AP) — With a little help from their hated local rivals, Atlético Madrid can clinch its first Spanish league title in seven years on Sunday.
Atlético leads defending champion Real Madrid by two points with two matches remaining and will win the title if it beats Osasuna at home and Madrid fails to win at Athletic Bilbao.
MADRID (AP) — Borja Iglesias scored twice, including in the 87th minute, as Real Betis defeated Granada 2-1 to move closer to a Europa League spot in the Spanish league on Monday.
The victory moved Betis to sixth place with three rounds remaining, two points in front of Villarreal...
MADRID (AP) — Valladolid twice came from behind to draw 2-2 with Athletic Bilbao on Wednesday and climb out of the Spanish league's relegation zone...
MADRID (AP) — A late winner by Ousmane Dembélé gave Barcelona control of its own fate in the race for the Spanish league title...
BARCELONA, Spain (AP) — Marco Asensio and Karim Benzema scored in a 2-0 win over Eibar on Saturday as Real Madrid tightened the Spanish league title race before its meeting with Liverpool in the Champions League...
MADRID (AP) — Huesca beat Levante 2-0 to move closer to breaking out of the relegation zone in the Spanish league on Friday...
A look at what’s happening around European soccer on Monday:
Southampton heads to Wolverhampton seeking a sixth win in seven matches to stay in touch with the early-season pacemakers in the Premier League...