Despite being down to ten men, Segunda División’s Alcoyano overcame 19-time Copa del Rey winners Real Madrid with a 115th minute winner.
La Liga was set to begin with a match between Granada and Athletic Bilbao on Friday night, but the federation forced the game to be moved to the weekend because it opposes matches on Mondays and Fridays.
Madrid clinched their 34th Spanish league title — and first since 2017 — after extending their perfect run following the pandemic break with a 2-1 win over Villarreal
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“Leaving Chelsea is the biggest and toughest decision in my career to date," said Hazard.
Real Madrid president Florentino Perez on Thursday defended the appointment of Julen Lopetegui as coach of the 13-times European champions on the eve of the World Cup which led to the manager being sacked by the Spanish national team.