The matchday eight of the Spanish La Liga this season has finally concluded after all 10 matches went down in the competition this week. Several teams in the competition put up amazing performances as they fought hard to win their various matchday 8 matches. Barcelona were a victim of another disappointing defeat in the Spanish La Liga this week when they travelled to face Atletico Madrid at the Wanda Metropolitano Stadium.
The La Liga competition, returned back to action yesterday as five matches were played in the competition. Real Madrid suffered their first defeats in the Laliga competition yesterday, as they were defeated 2-1 by newly promoted team Espanyol. Villarreal who is been on poor form since the beginning of the season, record their second victory in the Laliga competition yesterday by defeating Real Betis at home by 2 goals to nothing.
The Spanish Laliga was in action today as Espanyol hosted Real Madrid at RCDE Stadium in the 7th game of the season. Espanyol defeated Real Madrid 2-1 to move to 12th position on the league table. Goals from Raul de Tomas and Aleix Vidal were enough to seal all three points for Espanyol at RCDE Stadium.
After an entertaining matchday 8 in La Liga, there have been some changes in the league standings. After matchday 8, Real Madrid is still ahead of the pack but only on goal difference as the likes of Atletico Madrid and Real Sociedad have caught up with them.
Real Madrid's effort at winning in today's fixture came to a halt at full time as they suffered a 2-1 defeat against Espanyol at the RCDE Stadium. Espanyol was at a disadvantage in ball possession but was active and quick to counter-attack as De Tomas goal in the 17th minute and Vidal goal in the 60th minute put Espanyol 2 goals ahead of Real Madrid.
Barcelona will welcome Real Madrid this weekend in the game-week 10 fixture of the Spanish Laliga, where both teams will write another chapter of their rivalry. Photo Credit: Google Match Preview: Barcelona will be going into the game to get their second straight victory over Real Madrid, to get back on track after their recent poor form in the Spanish Laliga that makes them occupy the 7th spot in league standings.
One of the biggest matches this weekend was the game between Barcelona and Atlético Madrid, the game ended 2-0 and Luis Suárez was one of the goal scorers. When he scored he didn't celebrate the goal, he even apologized because Barcelona is his former team, and he knew the goal hurt them.
Real Madrid played against Espanyol in the La Liga today. The match was a very entertaining encounter as Espanyol won 2:1. Karim Benzema scored the only goal for Real Madrid. After Benzema scored a goal today, see how the La Liga golden boot table looks like.
Real Madrid's striker Karim Benzema is undoubted among the best strikers of this generation but the fact remains that he arguably reached his career peak in recent years. Benzema's current season stats is his best in his career so far after 10 games. Unfortunately for Benzema, the current Real Madrid team is far from its prime.
Real Madrid is winless in their last three games after drawing with Villarreal and losing to Sheriff in the UEFA Champions League and Espanyol in La Liga. Los Blancos had the chance to extend their lead at the top of the table with a game in hand, but were defeated 2-1 by Vincente Moreno's team at the RCDE Stadium.
In the La Liga round 8 fixture today, Real Madrid played against Espanyol as they were keen on getting a win. The Real Madrid team started the game with their top stars like Benzema, Vinicius, and other top players. Real Madrid and Espanyol played very well as they provided their fans with quality and entertaining football.
Photo credit: laligaexpert.com Real Madrid visited the RCDE Stadium for their eighth round of the 2021/2022 La Liga Santander season to play against Espanyol. The match resulted in a 2-1 loss to Carlo Ancelotti's Real Madrid team. A former Real Madrid player, Raul de Thomas, scored the opener of the game, and Espanyol took the lead in the 17th minute, and a second-half strike from Aleix Vidal was enough to secure the three points for the Barcelona side.
Real Madrid's recent difficulties continued on Sunday afternoon when they lost 2-1 to Espanyol at the RCDE Stadium, their first league defeat of the season. Los Blancos were expecting for some solace after their stunning 2-1 Champions League home loss to Sheriff in midweek, but an away trip to Espanyol only added to their woes as former Real Madrid academy product Raul de Tomas and ex-Barcelona midfielder Aleix Vidal overshadowed a Karim Benzema goal.
Real Madrid were in La Liga action today as they travelled to face Barcelona Neighbours Espanyol at the RCDE Stadium on Sunday evening. The Los Blancos were looking to continue with their brilliant form in the competition this season by defeating Espanyol in today's match. Espanyol drew first blood in the 17th minute of the game as Raul de Tomas found the back of the net with a lovely finish to make the scoreline 1-0.
The European Elite league's fixtures continued this weekend as different football star players featured in their club's league matches this weekend. We got to witness different football actions from the EPL, Italian Seria A, German Bundesliga, Spanish Laliga, and other European leagues. Based on squad depth and form, this article states three top European clubs that lost their league match to an underdog team this weekend.
After losing 2-1 to a brilliant Espanyol in Barcelona, Real Madrid suffered their first La Liga defeat of the season and are now winless in three games. The visitors got off to a better start, controlling midfield and looked quick in attack, with Karim Benzema putting Diego Lopez to the test with a couple of early sighters.
I'm not sure what Carlo Ancelotti was thinking when he chose the starting lineup for this game. There were so many tactical flaws in the game that it only made sense from a defensive flexibility standpoint, and that was only on paper. Managers don't use formations like this for a reason.
The three European Club-sides, Paris Saint-Germain, Real Madrid, and Bayern Munich, who were defeated in their respective domestic league matches on Sunday, October 3rd, 2021, still retained the top positions in their respective domestic football leagues. The different European domestic football leagues resumed this weekend across Europe, with several mouthwatering games whose results will no doubt be a talking point for some football fans and pundits.
Real Madrid suffered a shocking result in yesterday's Liga game against Espanyol, suffering a (1 - 2) defeat against a team that had won just once prior to that encounter. Most fans of football would have expected Real Madrid to win, their rivals had won the previous day, drawing them on equal point, and should have Real Madrid won, they would have opened up a three point gap between themselves, and Atletico Madrid.
Real Madrid have had a surprising few results in their most recent games. They lost 2-1 to Sheriff Tiraspol in the Champions League, and to Espanyol in La Liga. Some of the problems that seemed to be gone in the early stages of Ancelotti’s spell as manager have now come back into the picture.