Real Madrid closed to within 1 point off rivals FC Barcelona at the top of the league table after a 5-1 demolition job at Getafe on Saturday.
Spanish League runaway leaders FC Barcelona take on strugglers Getafe at Camp Nou in a tie that sees the Catalans heavily favoured for the win.
Runaway league leaders FC Barcelona will be hoping to extend their 11 game winning run in the Liga BBVA when they take on Getafe, with manager Luis Enrique expected to give rest to a number of first team players ahead of Arsenal FC clash in midweek.
Real Madrid bounced back from their embarrassing elimination from the Copa del Rey for fielding an ineligible player in midweek by cruising to a 4-1 victory over Getafe on Saturday.
Real Madrid v Getafe Estadio Santiago Bernabeu, Madrid Saturday, 5th December 2015 *** Real Madrid are back in La Liga action after an abrupt and bizarre elimination from the Copa Del Rey campaign. The Spanish giants have been ruled out of the Copa Del Rey despite winning the sole match they played in the tournament. Real Madrid fielded Denis Cheryshev who was facing ruled out for a match during his time at Villarreal last season. As a result, the Benitez managed side will have been disqualified from the tournament. In such circumstances, Real Madrid are poised to host Getafe at home as the season has gotten increasingly worrisome for Los Blancos. Meanwhile, the visiting team, Getafe are 13th in the La Liga standing and come into the game with little pressure on them. The Madrid-based club have lost 5 of their last 6 away games but are still positive about the upcoming game against their local rivals. Getafe’s manager Fran […]
Spanish champions FC Barcelona will look to keep up the pressure on league leaders Real Madrid when they travel to the Coliseum Alfonso Pérez stadium to take on a mid table Getafe side on Saturday.
Real Madrid v Getafe Saturday, 23rd May 2015, Santiago Bernabeu, Madrid *** Real Madrid host Getafe in the last game of the season at the Bernabeu. The result will carry minimal importance for both the teams. Real Madrid will look to put an end to this season as soon as possible after being ensured last week that they end the season without silverware. ‘Los Blancos’ will be hoping to win the last game of the season against Getafe and end the season on a positive not. Even if the Whites fail to win the game, they are assured to finish second in the league but they will surely want a winning end to the season. Meanwhile, Getafe have nothing to lose as they travel to the capital to face Real Madrid. Getafe have averted the relegation threat and will be as eager as the hosts to put an end to this season. Team News and Tactics Real Madrid The only […]
Lionel Messi, Luis Suarez and Neymar took their combined goal’s tally past 100 goals as FC Barcelona hammered 6 goals against Getafe last night. The La Liga leaders scored five goals in the first half to guarantee a thumping win over the minnows and cemented a five-point lead at the top of the table over Real Madrid. Lionel Messi scored the opening goal from the penalty spot in the 9th minute after Luis Suarez was brought down inside the box by a Getafe defender. The Argentine then assisted for Luis Suarez’s goal in the 25th minute, who scored from a brilliant volley. Three minutes later, Neymar too converted a goal and reached the century mark of goal’s tally of the ‘holy trio’ of FC Barcelona. Couple of minute’s later veteran Xavi Hernandez combined with Neymar and scored a fantastic long range goal from the almost 20 yards away. Luis Suarez then took his tally to 2 goals in the game […]
This is the business end of the season and fixtures are coming thick and fast for FC Barcelona. But Luis Enrique won’t complain as his side is enjoying a great run of form and a clash against Getafe at Camp Nous tonight offers them a great chance to extend their lead at the top of the table.
For the first time this season, Luis Enrique has a fully fit squad at his disposal and, barring the suspension of Jordi Alba, all the players are available for selection. However, the Asturian coach is not taking the challenge of Getafe lightly as he feels that the visitors are capable of creating a trouble for FC Barcelona.