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LA LIGA | SPANISH FOOTBALL ROUND 28 SUNDAY GAMES RESULTS

La Liga with Round 28 of Spanish Football continued today with matches that included the big FC Barcelona - Real Madrid "clasico". Here are all the final results along with all the goalscorers.

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Deportivo de Coruña hosted RCD Espanyol in a relatively boring match of Football that ended in a 0 - 0 draw. What is worth mentioning are the numerous goal chances missed by both sides. 

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Sevilla FC not only dominated & eliminated Villarreal from the Europa League, they again won 2 - 0 away Villarreal in todays Liga match. Villarreal paid dearly for their missed goal opportunities - hitting the post twice - while Sevilla made the most of their chances. The goals for Sevilla came in the 49th min through Coke & in the 65th min through new Spanish international Vitolo. Deserved 3 points for Sevilla which consolidated the 5th place on the table over Villarreal.

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Real Sociedad hosted last placed Cordoba which is playing for their Liga life. The visitors could not have started worst with a red card given to defender Pantic leaving his team with 10 men early in the match. Cordoba had no choice but to pull from heroics & admirably scored first through Florin Andone in the 12th min. However, Real Sociedad took advantage of the spaces & managed to equalize in the 34th min through Agirretxe

Cordoba held out as long as possible & the psychical effort was noted as Real Sociedad began taking control. The second for Real Sociedad arrived in the 75th min through Chori Castro with a fine executed goal & the third in the 91st min through Finnbogason. The frustration set in on Cordoba as they lost another two men to red cards - Iñigo Lopez in the 81st min & Pinillos in the 94th  - making things even worst.  Final result 3 - 1



FC Barcelona defeated Real Madrid 2 - 1 in an intense & entertaining game of Football at the highest level. The win by Barça gives them a 4 point gap over second placed Real Madrid & may well have put the Liga title for this season in the bag for Barça. Although there is still 10 rounds left Real Madrid does not depend on themselves & it is a handicap, it is not an impossible,

FC Barcelona started dominating but went losing progressively the midfield & losing important balls-passes, but against the grain of play & from a free-kick Barça defender Mathieu headed the first goal in the 14th min. Real Madrid reacted with a good Modric & dangerous Marcelo controlling the play making. The equalizer came in the 31st min when Benzema pulled off a magical back-heel that Cristiano Ronaldo found & scored. From this point Barça was on the back foot & Real Madrid paid dearly later for not taking their goal chances. Barça defender Pique had a big part as he was tremendous tonight along with goalie Claudio Bravo who made some important saves.

The second half started with Real Madrid dominating but - again - against the grain, a precise counter found Luis Suarez who majestically scored the second & the eventual winner in the 55th min. From here till the end of the match Real Madrid suffered, slowly falling apart losing the midfield, & could have received more goals from Barça had Neymar not failed - 3 clear chances - or Iker Casillas saved for Real Madrid. 

Special mentions to Pique, Bravo & Suarez who were fantastic, & for Real Madrid which although lost tonight, recovered some of its lost Football & can only improve in coming weeks. Worrying performance from Gareth Bale who disappeared in the 2º half & was not up for the occasion.

Therefore, a deserved win for Barça, that gives them an important advantage in the race for the Liga title.

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