clock menu more-arrow no yes mobile

Filed under:

La Liga News: 2 May 2015; Real Sociedad Hammer Levante, Sevilla Look for Real Madrid Scalp

David Ramos/Getty Images

Real Madrid boss Carlo Ancelotti bemused by boos for Cristiano Ronaldo | Sky Sports
Real Madrid coach Carlo Ancelotti has leapt to the defence of Cristiano Ronaldo after criticism of his behaviour towards his teammates in Wednesday's 3-0 win over Almeria. Ronaldo failed to find the net for the third consecutive game in the routine win over the Andalusians and showed his frustration when Alvaro Arbeloa sneaked ahead of him to turn in Javier Hernandez's cross for Madrid's third.

Pogba in, Bale out for CL showdown? | Football Espana
The Spanish Press warn Gareth Bale could miss Real Madrid’s Champions League semi-final tie against Juventus, while Paul Pogba is expected to return. Bale has not played since sustaining a calf injury in Madrid’s 3-1 victory over Malaga last month, and Marca claims he is struggling to convince the club’s hierarchy of his fitness heading into the season’s run-in.

Sevilla take on Real Madrid as one of the chief beneficiaries of Spain's new TV deal world | Eurosport
In a busy Belgrade boulevard on derby weekend between Red Star and Partizan, live football is beamed into bars. It’s not football from Serbian games, but from England and Spain. The Premier League and La Liga are the most exported football leagues in the world and arguments proliferate over which is superior.

Gaya confident about renewal | Football Espana
Valencia left-back and reported Real Madrid target Jose Luis Gaya has revealed that talks to renew his contract "are well under way". The 19-year-old’s deal does not expire until 2018, but Los Che are keen to ward off interest from potential suitors by improving his terms and raising his buyout threshold, which reportedly stands at €18m.

Real Sociedad 3 Levante 0: Carlos Vela on target in easy victory | Sky Sports Football
Real Sociedad returned to winning ways on Friday evening with a convincing 3-0 success against Levante at the Anoeta. Alfred Finnbogason opened the scoring in the 13th minute and Markel Bergara and Carlos Vela added their names to the scoresheet after the interval to seal the points for David Moyes' side, who had failed to record a victory in their previous six matches.

Granada replace manager Abel Resino with Jose Ramon Sandoval - ESPN FC
Granada have appointed Jose Ramon Sandoval as their coach until the end of the season. Sandoval, the former Rayo Vallecano and Sporting Gijon coach, succeeds Abel Resino, who was sacked in the wake of Thursday night's 2-1 Primera Division home defeat to Espanyol.

Sign up for the newsletter Sign up for the Barca Blaugranes Daily Roundup newsletter!

A daily roundup of Barca news from Barca Blaugranes