MALAGA

  • Malaga held 1-1 by Deportivo at home in La Liga 1 week ago

    Barcelona: Malaga was held to a 1-1 draw at home by Deportivo La Coruna Sunday as both failed to end winless streaks in the Spanish league. Forward Nordin Amrabat scored from outside the area to give Malaga the lead two minutes after halftime. But Oriol Riera headed in Lucas Perez's free kick...
  • Gareth Bale injures calf muscle, likely to miss Atletico Madrid match April 20, 2015

    Madrid: Real Madrid says Gareth Bale has injured a calf muscle in his left leg and will likely miss Wednesday's match against Atletico Madrid in the Champions League quarter-finals. Madrid says its medical team "diagnosed a muscle injury in the soleus muscle of the left leg." During Madrid's 3-1 win over Malaga...
  • Real Madrid's Luka Modric has injured knee ligament April 19, 2015

    Madrid: Real Madrid will be without injured midfielder Luka Modric as the season enters a critical phase with both the Champions League and Spanish league titles at stake. Madrid says medical tests show the Croatia international has a "strain to the medial collateral ligament of his right knee" after he hurt...
  • La Liga: Ronaldo, Rodriguez score as Real Madrid beat Malaga 3-1 April 19, 2015

    Cristiano Ronaldo made up for a missed a penalty by also scoring in injury time to reach the 50-goal mark for a fifth consecutive season as Real Madrid beat Malaga 3-1 at home to stay two points behind Barcelona with six rounds left. The win, however, proved costly with both Gareth...
  • Must-win La Liga match for Barcelona against Granada February 28, 2015

    Barcelona: FC Barcelona travel to struggling Granada FC Saturday knowing anything other than a win will almost certainly mean the end of their challenge for the La Liga. The past seven days have seen the Jekyll and Hyde sides of Barcelona's character as they produced a horrible display at home to...
  • Barcelona stunned by Malaga at home in Spanish league February 21, 2015

    Malaga stunned Barcelona with a 1-0 victory at Camp Nou on Saturday to end the host's 11-game winning streak and prevent them from taking an overnight lead in the Spanish league. Malaga struck early and hung on after Juanmi Jimenez took advantage of a shared defensive error by Dani Alves and...
  • Samuel Castillejo scores as Malaga beat Valencia 1-0 in La Liga February 3, 2015

    Madrid: Samuel Castillejo gave Malaga a 1-0 home win against a 10-man Valencia when he scored his first goal of the season in the Spanish league on Monday. Castillejo rose high to reach Samuel Garcia's cross and sent a lobbed header over goalkeeper Diego Alves in the 25th minute. Malaga missed several...
  • Espanyol beat Valencia, Malaga oust Levante in Copa del Rey January 14, 2015

    Barcelona: Late substitute Felipe Caicedo scored twice to give Espanyol a 2-0 win over 10-man Valencia on Tuesday and a place in the Copa del Rey quarterfinals. Espanyol advanced 3-2 on aggregate after losing the first leg 2-1 at Valencia. Malaga also moved into the last eight, losing 3-2 to Levante on...
  • Athletic Bilbao beat Celta 4-2, Malaga top Levante 2-0 in Copa del Rey January 7, 2015

    Barcelona: Striker Aritz Aduriz scored two goals and set up another to help Athletic Bilbao beat Celta Vigo 4-2 in the Copa del Rey's round of 16 on Tuesday. Malaga also seized control of its tie against Levante with a 2-0 victory at home thanks to brilliant goals by Juan Pablo...
  • La Liga: Benzema, Bale on target as ten-man Real Madrid beat Malaga November 30, 2014

    Barcelona: Cristiano Ronaldo turned playmaker to help Real Madrid set a club record with their 16th consecutive victory across all competitions by winning 2-1 at Malaga on Saturday in the Spanish league. Ronaldo saw his own unprecedented start to the domestic campaign end as he failed to find the net for...
  • Cristiano Ronaldo scores twice in Real Madrid's 4-0 win at Eibar November 23, 2014

    Barcelona: Cristiano Ronaldo scored for the 19th and 20th time in the Spanish league this season after setting up Real Madrid's opening goal in a 4-0 win Saturday at Eibar to stay top of the table. Ronaldo has scored in all 11 league matches he has played in this campaign and...
  • Malaga rout Rayo Vallecano 4-0 for 3rd straight win in La Liga October 26, 2014

    Forward Nordin Amrabat scored one goal and set up two more to lead Malaga to a 4-0 rout of visitors Rayo Vallecano in the Spanish league on Sunday. Malaga's third straight league win lifted it provisionally to seventh place after only losing twice in nine rounds under new coach Xabi Gracia. Amrabat...
  • La Liga: Malaga hold Barcelona to a goalless draw September 25, 2014

    Madrid: Lionel Messi failed to take his chances as Barcelona were held to a 0-0 draw by a disciplined and defensive Malaga side in the Spanish league on Wednesday. Messi missed two opportunities in the first half and never looked comfortable on the ball after the break. Barcelona lead the standings...
  • Valencia romp to 30 win over 10man Malaga August 30, 2014

    Valencia's Paco Alcacer, Dani Parejo and Pablo Piatti found the target as they took full advantage of the firsthalf dismissal of Malaga's Sergi Darder to win 30 at the Mestalla on Friday. Malaga had the better of the opening stages and Roque Santa Cruz failed to make the most of a...
  • Malaga beat Bilbao 10 to kick off Spanish league August 24, 2014

    Barcelona: Malaga held on to beat Athletic Bilbao 10 to kick off the Spanish league on Saturday after new coach Javi Gracia's winning debut was almost spoiled by two of his players earning red cards in a wild finale. Gracia's first victory with Malaga was followed by positive starts for Valencia...
  • Atletico Madrid sign defender Jesus Gamez from Malaga August 8, 2014

    Madrid: Spanish champion Atletico Madrid have reinforced their defense by signing right back Jesus Gamez from Malaga. The 29yearold Gamez will compete with Spanish international Juanfran Torres for playing time on the right side of Atletico's defense. Atletico did not release the financial details of the transfer. Gamez has been a regular starter...
  • Malaga sign Mexico goalkeeper Guillermo Ochoa August 2, 2014

    Madrid: Spanish club Malaga have signed Mexico goalkeeper Guillermo Ochoa for a threeyear contract after his standout performance at the World Cup. Ochoa's goalkeeping, including a string of stellar saves in a 00 draw with host Brazil, helped Mexico reach the round of 16 at this summer's World Cup. The 29yearold Ochoa...
  • Malaga confirm Javi Gracia as first team coach May 30, 2014

    Madrid: Spanish Primera Liga outfit Malaga on Friday confirmed former Osasuna coach Javi Gracia as the successor to Bernd Schuster as first team coach. Gracia has agreed a twoseason contract with the club, which ended this season in midtable after flirting with the bottom three for much of the campaign, reports...
  • Atletico Madrid forward Diego Costa doubtful for Malaga game May 9, 2014

    Madrid: Atletico Madrid forward Diego Costa looks certain to miss Sunday's La Liga game at home to Malaga after a scan showed he has a thighmuscle injury. Atletico's top scorer this season with 27 goals in La Liga and eight in the Champions League, Costa was unable to train with his...
  • Malaga beat Villarreal to move mid-table in La Liga April 22, 2014

    Malaga: Malaga eased to a dominant 2-0 win at home over Villarreal on Monday to take a big step towards ensuring both their place in Spain's topflight next season and coach Bernd Schuster's job. Malaga's stout defense limited Villarreal to just one shot on goal, even after the host went down...
  • Athletic Bilbao beat Malaga 3-0 to stay 4th in La Liga April 15, 2014

    Athletic Bilbao striker Aritz Aduriz scored goals at the start of each half to help the Basque club beat Malaga 3-0 on Monday, strengthening their hold on Spain's final Champions League berth. Bilbao dominated the one-sided match at their New San Mames Stadium, with Malaga never able to counter the hosts'...
  • Espanyol beat Malaga, Elche and Athletic draw in La Liga March 26, 2014

    Madrid: A second-half goal from Luis "Pizzi" Afonso earned Espanyol a 2-1 victory at Malaga in the Spanish league on Tuesday, while Elche held fourth-place Athletic Bilbao to a 0-0 draw. Cristian Stuani laid the ball off for Sergio Garcia to smash home an angled shot as Espanyol took the lead...
  • Malaga win 2-0 at Celta in Spanish league March 22, 2014

    Vigo: Malaga improved their chance of avoiding the drop while dragging Celta Vigo into the relegation race with a 2-0 victory in the Spanish league on Friday. Jose Camacho's pair of first-half goals saw Malaga jump to 32 points - one behind Celta - to sit six points above 18th-place Valladolid...
  • Real Madrid aim to stay focused in La Liga March 14, 2014

    Barcelona: Real Madrid have to stay focused on their trip to Malaga in order to maintain their advantage over Barcelona one week before the Spanish league rivals meet in a "El Clasico" match that could have big implications in the title race. Madrid lead Atletico Madrid by three points, with Barcelona...
  • Carlos Vela leads Sociedad to 10 win at Malaga in Spain February 18, 2014

    Malaga: Carlos Vela scored early and Real Sociedad hung on for a 10 win at Malaga on Monday to move in on the Spanish league's last Champions League qualifying place. The Mexican striker continued perhaps the best season of his career by guiding Jose Angel Valdes' cross into the area past...
  • Barcelona ease past Malaga 30, reclaim top spot January 27, 2014

    Spain: Barcelona were unfazed by the recent departure of their club president amid a lawsuit as they eased to a 30 win over Malaga on Sunday to reclaim their share of the Spanish league lead. Lionel Messi didn't score but he played a part in two goals, setting up Pedro Rodriguez...
  • Barcelona eye league boost from inform Messi January 24, 2014

    Barcelona: Barcelona will hope Lionel Messi's return to form and full fitness can inspire them to victory at home to Malaga this weekend after a rare backtoback winless run opened up the La Liga title race. The Argentine laid on three assists for Cristian Tello on Wednesday as Barca came from...
  • Malaga draw 00 with Valencia in Spanish league January 18, 2014

    Spain: Malaga and Valencia failed to start the secondhalf of the Spanish league seasons with a victory, playing to a 00 draw on Friday. The teams took a total of 28 shots, including a combined 10 on goal, but couldn't score at La Rosaleda Stadium. Malaga nearly broke through in the 66th...
  • Atletico win at Malaga to become overnight Spanish leader January 4, 2014

    Barcelona: Atletico Madrid needed a secondhalf goal from midfielder Jorge "Koke" Resurreccion to eke out a 10 win at Malaga on Saturday, becoming the overnight leader of the Spanish league as it resumed following the winter break. Atletico built a provisional threepoint advantage over Barcelona before the defending champion host Elche...
  • Malaga draw 11 at Villarreal after late goal November 30, 2013

    Barcelona: Malaga defender Weligton scored a header deep in injury time to snatch a 11 draw at Villarreal on Friday, ending a twogame losing streak for Bernd Schuster's side in the Spanish League. The Brazilian muscled by his marker to head a lastgasp corner kick into the net four minutes into...