MADRID (AP) — A goal in stoppage time by 37-year-old Álvaro Negredo gave Cádiz a much-needed 1-0 win at Valladolid in the Spanish league on Friday.
It was Cádiz’s first goal of the season and its first victory after it lost the first five games by a combined score of 0-14.
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The Premier League resumes after a two-week break prompted by the death of Queen Elizabeth II, who will be the subject of tributes in matches between Aston Villa-Southampton and Nottingham Forest-Fulham.
GIRONA, Spain (AP) — Oriol Romeu scored late to give Girona a 2-1 win over Valladolid in a meeting of recently promoted sides in the Spanish league on Friday.
Reinier Carvalho put Girona in front in the 21st minute when he scored from a pass by Aleix García after he recovered the ball near the area.
A look at what’s happening in European soccer on Friday:
Promoted Werder Bremen hopes to keep its good start to the Bundesliga going against visiting Augsburg, which has struggled so far.
MADRID (AP) — It took a stoppage-time goal for Valladolid to pick up its first Spanish league victory of the season on Monday.
Shon Weissman scored three minutes into added time to give Valladolid a 1-0 home win over Almería in a match between promoted clubs.
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Unbeaten Atalanta visits last-place Monza knowing that a win will take it top of Serie A. Atalanta has won three of its four matches and only dropped points in a 1-1 draw against AC Milan.
BARCELONA, Spain (AP) — A group of masked men broke into the house of Barcelona forward Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang and attacked and robbed him early Monday, the club said.
Barcelona confirmed the incident and said the player and his wife were doing well.
MADRID (AP) — With a defender moving in front of him and blocking his view inside the area, Robert Lewandowski stayed calm.
The veteran striker patiently waited for a gap, then quickly used his backheel to gently send the ball into the far corner for a beautiful goal.
MADRID (AP) — Sevilla's struggles continued in a 2-1 loss to promoted Almería, extending the team's winless streak at the start of the Spanish league on Saturday.
It was the third consecutive match without a win for Sevilla, which opened with a loss at Osasuna and home draw with Valladolid.
MADRID (AP) — Isco Alarcón's debut was not enough to lift Sevilla to a first victory in the Spanish league.
Sevilla remained winless after a 1-1 draw at home against Valladolid on Friday.
The visitors took the lead with a goal by Anuar Mohamed in the 80th before Sevilla equalized through Karim Rekik in the 86th.
MADRID (AP) — Giovani Lo Celso is returning to Villarreal on another loan from Tottenham, the Spanish club said Sunday.
The Argentina midfielder arrived at Villarreal in the beginning of the year but his initial loan expired at the end of the season.
MADRID (AP) — Veteran goalkeeper Pepe Reina is returning to the Spanish league after agreeing to a one-year deal with Villarreal, the club said Friday.
Reina originally played for Villarreal from 2002-2005 before making the leap to Liverpool, where he established himself as a top player at his position.
MADRID (AP) — There was no heartbreak for Girona this time.
After falling just short of promotion the last two seasons, the Catalan club made it back to the top flight on Sunday to end a three-year spell in the Spanish second division.
MADRID (AP) — Tenerife held Girona to a 0-0 draw on the road on Saturday in the first game of their promotion playoff to join Spain's first division.
The second leg will be played on Tenerife in Spain’s Canary Islands next weekend.
MADRID (AP) — Girona defeated Eibar in extra time in the semifinals of the Spanish league promotion playoffs on Sunday, setting up a final against Tenerife for the last remaining place in the first division next season.
MADRID (AP) — Former Brazil great Ronaldo began a long bicycle trip from Valladolid to Santiago de Compostela on Sunday to keep a promise he made in case of his club’s promotion in the Spanish league.
MADRID (AP) — Former Brazil striker Ronaldo celebrated Valladolid’s return to the first division in Spain on Sunday.
The team owned by the Brazil great secured its spot in the top flight after it beat Huesca 3-0 at home and Eibar lost 1-0 at last-place Alcorcón.
BARCELONA, Spain (AP) — When Brazil great Ronaldo bought Spanish club Valladolid almost five years ago, the idea was to turn the modest side into a solid team in a glamorous top tier including his former clubs Real Madrid and Barcelona.
MADRID (AP) — Spanish soccer club Valladolid condemned the actions of player Gonzalo Plata on Wednesday following his involvement in a car accident.
The second-division club, which is owned by former Brazil great Ronaldo, said in a statement it “deplores the behavior” of the 21-year-old Ecuadorean forward.
MADRID (AP) — Villarreal and Granada cruised past sixth-division teams in the opening round of the Copa del Rey on Tuesday.
Villarreal trounced Victoria CF 8-0 and Granada routed Club Deportivo Laguna 7-0 to advance to the second round.
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...
MADRID (AP) — Former Brazil great Ronaldo took over Monday as the majority stakeholder in recently promoted Spanish club Valladolid, saying he is bringing his soccer expertise to help the team succeed...