Getafe

  • Atletico Madrid sign goalkeeper Miguel Moya from Getafe June 4, 2014

    Madrid: Spanish champion Atletico Madrid says goalkeeper Miguel Moya has agreed to a transfer from crosstown club Getafe. Moya's arrival could pave the way for the exit of Belgium goalie Thibaut Courtois, who has played at Atletico for the past three seasons on loan from Chelsea. Atletico say Moya has agreed to...
  • Barcelona's title defense hit by 2-2 draw to Getafe May 3, 2014

    Barcelona: Barcelona conceded a second goal to Getafe forward Angel Lafita in injury time to stumble to a 2-2 draw at home on Saturday, dealing a major blow to their hopes of defending the Spanish league title. Lionel Messi volleyed in Dani Alves' pass to open the scoring in the 23rd...
  • Diego Costa injured but Atletico extend lead in La Liga April 14, 2014

    Barcelona: Diego Costa was carried off with a bloody leg after scoring Atletico Madrid's second goal in a 2-0 win at 10-man Getafe on Sunday, although the team said their star striker escaped without a serious injury. Atletico extended their Spanish league lead to three points with five rounds to play...
  • Costa back in Atletico squad for Getafe game April 12, 2014

    Madrid: Atletico Madrid top scorer Diego Costa has been given the all clear by medical staff and included in the squad for Sunday's game at Getafe after shaking off a thigh strain, the La Liga leaders said on Saturday. Brazil-born forward Costa missed Wednesday's Champions League quarterfinal, second leg win against...
  • Real Sociedad, Villarreal win to stay in European hunt March 28, 2014

    Spain: Real Sociedad beat Valladolid 1-0 while Villarreal held on for a 1-0 win at Getafe in the Spanish league, both victors staying in the hunt on Thursday for a place in European competition next season. Sociedad remained in sixth place with Villarreal a point behind in seventh, both in Europa...
  • Athletic compound Getafe's misery with 1-0 win March 23, 2014

    Madrid: Athletic Bilbao provisionally stretched their fourth-place advantage while compounding Getafe's miserable run with a 1-0 victory in the Spanish league on Saturday. Markel Susaeta curled home from a well-designed set-piece for the 40th-minute winner at San Mames to see Bilbao move nine points clear of Real Sociedad in the race...
  • Real Madrid beat Getafe 3-0 to restore three-way tie at top February 17, 2014

    Barcelona: Karim Benzema and Jese Rodriguez scored early to help Real Madrid ease to a 3-0 win at Getafe and restore a three-way tie for first place in the Spanish league on Sunday. Madrid's win matched Barcelona and Atletico Madrid's victories on Saturday to keep the trio level after 24...
  • Osasuna beat Getafe 2-0 to edge away from drop February 9, 2014

    Barcelona: Osasuna beat Getafe 2-0 at home on Sunday to provisionally move five points from the Spanish league's relegation zone, while substitute Humberto Osorio scored both goals to erase Valladolid's two-goal deficit in a 2-2 draw with Elche. Oriol Riera opened the scoring in the sixth minute when Francisco Silva spotted...
  • Getafe fight back for 2-2 draw with Real Sociedad January 19, 2014

    Barcelona: Getafe erased a two-goal deficit to earn a 2-2 draw at home with Real Sociedad in the Spanish league on Sunday. Sociedad went ahead courtesy of headed goals by striker Imanol Agirretxe following crosses by Carlos Vela in the fourth and 16th minute, respectively. But Getafe rallied and striker Ciprian...
  • Barcelona players hail Xavi after 700th appearance January 18, 2014

    Lionel Messi and some of his Barcelona colleagues paid warm tribute to team mate Xavi on Friday after he extended his appearances record to 700 in the midweek King's Cup match at Getafe. Spain playmaker Xavi, who will be 34 later this month, joined Barca's academy in 1991 at the age...
  • Messi scores twice as Barcelona ease through to Copa del Rey quarters January 17, 2014

    Madrid: Lionel Messi scored a pair against Getafe to power Barcelona into the Copa del Rey quarter-finals with a 2-0 win who were mired by an injury to Neymar on Thursday. Days after seeing Cristiano Ronaldo end his four-year domination of the Ballon d'Or, Messi demonstrated his intention to pry it...
  • Lionel Messi ready for return to Barca starting line-up January 16, 2014

    Barcelona: Barcelona coach Gerardo Martino could put Lionel Messi back into the starting lineup for the King's Cup game against Getafe on Thursday as he continues to ease him back from injury. The Argentine forward suffered a series of hamstring strains last year and Barca have tried to ensure he is...
  • Rayo beat Getafe to end five-game run without win January 12, 2014

    Barcelona: Rayo Vallecano won 1-0 at Getafe's foggy Alfonso Perez Coliseum on Sunday to end a five-game streak without a win in the Spanish league. Rayo, who remained in the relegation zone, have now won all five of the league derbies between the Spanish capital's smaller clubs. Forward Alberto Bueno scored what...
  • Lionel Messi scores brace in Cup on injury return January 9, 2014

    Barcelona: Lionel Messi came off the bench and scored twice on his return from injury and Cesc Fabregas also netted a double as Barcelona strolled to a 4-0 win at home to Getafe in their King's Cup last 16, first leg on Wednesday. Messi was given a rousing ovation by the...
  • Barca's Neymar out of Getafe Cup clash due to illness January 8, 2014

    Madrid: Brazil forward Neymar has been withdrawn from Barcelona's squad for their King's Cup last 16, first leg at home to Getafe later on Wednesday after coming down with gastroenteritis. Neymar was examined by club medical staff and told he needed time to recover and was replaced in the squad by...
  • Lionel Messi cleared to play against Getafe in King's Cup January 7, 2014

    Barcelona forward Lionel Messi has been given the all-clear by medical staff and included in the squad for Wednesday's King's Cup last 16, first leg at home to Getafe, the club said on Tuesday. The Argentine World Player of the Year has not featured for the Spanish champions since straining a...
  • Pedro nets three as Barcelona rally for 5-2 win at Getafe December 23, 2013

    Barcelona: Pedro Rodriguez filled in for Barcelona's missing star forwards by netting a hat-trick in 10 minutes to erase a two-goal deficit in a wild 5-2 win at Getafe on Sunday. The entertaining victory ensured the defending Spanish champions retained their share of the league lead with Atletico Madrid. With Barcelona's strike-duo...
  • Athletic Bilbao move to fifth in La Liga after win October 29, 2013

    Madrid: An eighth-minute goal by Aymeric Laporte gave Athletic Bilbao a 1-0 win at Getafe in the Spanish league on Monday. Getafe dominated the opening minutes, getting behind Athletic's defense twice in the fourth minute, but it was Athletic which scored when Laporte rose to head in Markel Susaeta's corner. "We...
  • Getafe beat 10-man Granada for fourth straight win October 20, 2013

    Barcelona: Getafe eased past 10-man Granada 2-0 on Sunday to match a club record with a fourth consecutive win that kept the Madrid side close to the top four in the Spanish league. Defender Alejandro Galvez's stinging free kick in the 78th minute gave 10-man Rayo Vallecano a 1-0 victory at...
  • Getafe sign Romania forward Ciprian Marica September 28, 2013

    Madrid: Spanish club Getafe says it has signed Romania forward Ciprian Marica to reinforce its attack. Marica has previously played for Ukraine's Shakhtar Donetsk, and German clubs Stuttgart and Schalke. Marica will likely share playing time with strikers Adrian Colunga and Nicolas "Miku" Fedor. Getafe is mid-table in the Spanish league with two...
  • Real unlikely to field Gareth Bale at Elche, Barcelona host Sociedad September 24, 2013

    Barcelona: Promoted Elche's sole source of comfort when they host Real Madrid on Wednesday is that 100 million euros ($135 million) man Gareth Bale is unlikely to play. Bale missed out on his home debut against Getafe on Sunday when he sustained a minor muscle injury in his left leg...
  • Cristiano Ronaldo leads Madrid 4-1 win over Getafe September 23, 2013

    Barcelona: Cristiano Ronaldo scored a double and set up another goal for Real Madrid in a 4-1 comeback win over Getafe on Sunday in the Spanish league, as new team-mate Gareth Bale couldn't make his home debut after injuring his leg before the match. Bale was dropped from Madrid's starting lineup...
  • Sociedad beat Getafe 2-0 to open Spanish league August 18, 2013

    Barcelona: Carlos Vela scored one goal and set up another on Saturday as Real Sociedad picked up where it left off last season by outclassing Getafe 2-0 with their exquisite flowing attack to inaugurate the Spanish league at Anoeta Stadium. The Mexico forward netted the first goal of the 2013-14 season...
  • Real Sociedad, Valencia win to stay in fight for 4th in La Liga May 19, 2013

    Barcelona: Real Sociedad came back to win 2-1 at Sevilla and Valencia beat Getafe 1-0 on Saturday as both teams remained locked on points in their fight for a fourth-place finish in the Spanish league. Sociedad remained ahead of fifth-place Valencia on head-to-head goal difference and in control of Spain's...
  • Real Sociedad's Champions League hopes dented by Getafe May 7, 2013

    Madrid: Real Sociedad's hopes of qualifying for the Champions League for the first time in a decade suffered a setback when they surrendered the lead and lost 2-1 at fellow European hopefuls Getafe in La Liga on Monday. The Basque club's reverse at Getafe's Coliseum stadium in Madrid means they still...
  • Radamel Falcao gives Atletico Madrid 1-0 win at Sevilla April 22, 2013

    Barcelona: Radamel Falcao scored his 25th goal of the Spanish league season to give Atletico Madrid a hard-fought 1-0 win at Sevilla and keep his team in the hunt for a second-place finish on Sunday. Also, Real Sociedad extended their unbeaten run to 14 straight games by drawing 0-0 at...
  • Nine-man Atletico Madrid clinch a draw at Getafe April 8, 2013

    Madrid: Nine-man Atletico Madrid sputtered to a 0-0 draw at Getafe Sunday in the Spanish league, as Diego Simeone's team fell further adrift of Real Madrid in their fight for a second-place finish. Atletico have only one win in their last five games and failed to match Madrid's victory from Saturday...
  • Getafe fight back for 3-1 win at Mallorca February 23, 2013

    Barcelona: Striker Adrian Colunga scored twice to help Getafe to a 3-1 comeback win at Mallorca, breaking a four-game away losing streak in the Spanish league on Saturday. Mallorca forward Giovani dos Santos opened in the 24th minute through an individual effort by dribbling past his marker and curling a shot...
  • Getafe breeze to 3-1 win over Celta Vigo February 16, 2013

    Barcelona: Adrian Colunga scored one goal and set up another to lead Getafe to a 3-1 win at home over relegation-threatened Celta Vigo in the Spanish league on Saturday. The Getafe striker collected a ball lost by Celta's Gustavo Cabral and shot into the far side of the net to...
  • Iniesta, Messi lead Barcelona to 6-1 win over Getafe February 10, 2013

    Barcelona: Lionel Messi notched up his 35th league goal of the season as an understrength Barcelona strolled to a crushing 6-1 home win against Getafe that put them 12 points clear at the top of La Liga on Sunday. Alexis Sanchez and David Villa made the most of a rare place...