MALAGA

  • Cristiano Ronaldo scores twice in Real Madrid's 4-0 win at Eibar Yesterday

    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...
  • Heat on Schuster after Athletic Bilbao sink slumping Malaga November 26, 2013

    Bilbao: Athletic Bilbao came from behind to win 21 at struggling Malaga in La Liga on Monday and heap the pressure on German coach Bernd Schuster. It was a poor performance from the home team even though they went ahead through Juanmi before halftime. Bilbao levelled after the break thanks to...
  • Youssef El Arabi nets three in Granada's 31 win over Malaga November 9, 2013

    Spain: Granada's Youssef El Arabi scored a hattrick to steer the home side to a 31 win over Malaga in the Spanish league on Friday. Granada forward Yacine Brahimi also shone in his team's third victory in four rounds by setting up two of El Arabi's goals after the striker...
  • Celta rout Malaga 50 to break fourgame losing streak October 26, 2013

    Barcelona: Celta Vigo's Alex Lopez scored twice in a 50 rout at Malaga in the Spanish league on Saturday, breaking a fourgame losing streak for Luis Enrique's side. Lopez opened in the sixth minute before Augusto Fernandez fired in a ball that fell to him in the area to double the...
  • Real Madrid beat Malaga 20 in La Liga October 19, 2013

    Barcelona: Real Madrid beat Malaga 20 at home on goals by Cristiano Ronaldo and Angel Di Maria in the Spanish league on Saturday as Carlo Ancelotti's team continues to grind out wins before a tough fourday span with matches against Juventus and Barcelona. Di Maria scored for Madrid seconds after halftime...
  • Gareth Bale should play against Malaga, says Carlo Ancelotti October 19, 2013

    Gareth Bale is likely to play against Malaga on Saturday as Real Madrid coach Carlo Ancelotti is eager to have the Wales winger in form for the Champions League tie against Juventus and the game with La Liga leaders Barcelona over the following week. "I want to give him minutes tomorrow,"...
  • Gareth Bale fit and ready to play against Malaga October 18, 2013

    Madrid: Real Madrid coach Carlo Ancelotti says new winger Gareth Bale is fit and ready to play against Malaga in the Spanish league on Saturday. Ancelotti says "Bale is available for tomorrow," with critical games against Juventus in the Champions League and the season's first clasico at Barcelona coming next week. Ancelotti...
  • Villarreal beat Granada 30 to move third in La Liga October 5, 2013

    Spain: Ruben "Cani" Gracia set up two goals for Villarreal in a 30 win over Granada on Friday as they provisionally rose past Real Madrid and into third place in the Spanish league. Also, Osasuna used an explosive first half to earn a 10 win at Malaga, their first away victory...
  • Malaga draw 22 at Valladolid in La Liga September 28, 2013

    Valladolid: Malaga newcomer Bartlomiej Pawlowski's brilliant goal earned his team a 22 draw at Valladolid on Friday, as Bernd Schuster's team remained unbeaten in four straight Spanish league games. Four minutes after going on, the 20yearold Pole used one touch to keep Ignacio Camacho's lobbed pass in the air before quickly...
  • Real Sociedad held to 0-0 home draw by Malaga September 21, 2013

    Barcelona: Real Sociedad were held to a 0-0 draw at home by Malaga in the Spanish league on Saturday, the third straight game the Basque club have failed to score. Sociedad, which lost their Champions League group opener on Tuesday, increased their winless run in the domestic competition to four rounds. After...
  • Malaga's El Hamdaoui scores 3 in 5-0 rout of Rayo Vallecano September 16, 2013

    Barcelona: Morocco striker Mounir El Hamdaoui scored a hat-trick and set up another goal in his first start for Malaga on Sunday in a 5-0 thrashing of Rayo Vallecano in the Spanish league. El Hamdaoui joined Malaga at the close of the summer transfer window, and with one start he...