Villarreal continued their positive start to the season as Cedric Bakambu's stoppage-time goal completed a come-from-behind 2-1 victory over Las Palmas at El Madrigal.
Fran Escriba's men fell behind to a world-class strike from Kevin-Prince Boateng in the first half but equalised in the 64th minute with a Nicola Sansone penalty.
A draw would arguably have been the correct result but the Yellow Submarine plundered all three points as Bakambu showed strength to nudge the ball to Roberto Soriano, who...
Las Palmas wasted the chance to move up to third in the LaLiga table following a goalless draw with Espanyol.
The hosts were guilty of missing several chances, Kevin-Prince Boateng and Jonathan Viera particularly wasteful, as they drew for the third consecutive game.
Espanyol, with only one league win to their name this season, failed to break their duck at the Estadio Gran Canaria and have not scored at that venue in four matches.
Quique Sanchez Flores' side had also not found the net in the last...
As domestic football nears completion of its second full month of the 2016-17 season, James Horncastle reviews the campaign so far on the continent.
Atletico Madrid | 1st, La Liga
After Atletico Madrid lost two Champions League finals in three years and shortened his contract, it was fair to wonder if manager Diego Simeone had taken this team as far as he could and whether he could still motivate them. Atleti, however, seem to be going forward, not backward. Their style remains...