2020 Schedule

2020 Schedule
6-12-17, 19th in Spanish Primera División
Lionel Messi 'looked in his prime' for Barcelona vs. Elche (1:36)
73d
Frenkie de Jong 'making his presence felt' with Barca (1:07)
104d
Why Real Madrid lack a killer instinct this season (1:16)
129d
EPA/JuanJo Martin
3yPA Sport

Torres' brace helps Atletico see off Elche

Fernando Torres scored his first two goals of the calendar year to help Atletico Madrid reach the Copa del Rey last 16 with a 3-0 win over Elche on We

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4yDermot Corrigan

Saul: I'm 'sorry' Atletico will beat Elche

Saul Niguez has warned friends and family that Atletico are serious about winning the cup as he prepares for a meeting with hometown club Elche.

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5yDermot Corrigan

Spain's EU state aid case explained

The European Commission ruled on Monday that seven La Liga clubs have received illegal state aid in recent years, but why?

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5yESPN staff

EU orders Madrid, Barca to repay state aid

Real Madrid, Barcelona and five other La Liga clubs were ordered Monday by the European Commission to repay money to the Spanish government.

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6ySid Lowe

Lowe: Elche celebrate last-minute survival

Facing millions in debt, Elche looked set to drop from La Liga to Spain's third tier. After a miraculous 36-hour survival, the club can now celebrate.

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6yAssociated Press

Elche relegated after CAS rejects appeals

The Court of Arbitration for Sport has rejected Elche's appeals and ruled that they must be relegated from the Primera to the Segunda Division.

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6yPA Sport

Fran Escriba named new Getafe coach

Getafe have appointed Fran Escriba as their new coach on a three-year deal, the Primera Division club announced on Friday.

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6yDermot Corrigan

Elche forcibly relegated from La Liga

La Liga officials have announced that Elche will be forcibly relegated for financial reasons.

RankingsSpanish Primera División

Goal Difference-2319th
Goals Scored29Tied-16th
Assists21Tied-13th
Goals Conceded52Tied-18th