Atletico Madrid move up to second in the Primera Division after recording a narrow yet deserved 1-0 victory at Real Betis.
Koke's seventh-minute goal proved enough for Diego Simeone's side to take all three points from their trip to the Benito Villamarin stadium, though the visitors wasted several opportunities to put the game to bed.
The win sees the Rojiblancos leapfrog rivals Real Madrid in the table, with the 2013-14 champions now sitting four points behind leaders Barcelona, while Betis remain...
Real Betis president Juan Carlos Ollero has denied a claim that deceased club members "voted" when the current board was elected last September.
Betis socio Juan Soria Hurtado has launched a legal objection against votes made at a shareholders meeting on Sept. 23, when Ollero was re-elected as president and Angel Haro and Jose Miguel Lopez Catalan both became club vice presidents.
Soria alleges that official documents were falsified and that votes representing 4,000 shares were invalid, while claiming...
Veteran striker Ruben Castro's fifth goal in six games earned Real Betis a 1-0 La Liga victory over Malaga.
The 34-year-old coolly finished in the 64th minute to end Betis' three-game winless run and move them into the top half of the table.
Malaga thought they should have had a penalty early on when the ball struck former Hamburg defender Heiko Westermann's hand in the box after Duda stepped over the ball.
Goalkeeper Carlos Kameni produced a sharp near-post save to deny Castro, while counterpart Antonio...
Real Betis' miserable home form continued as two goals from Inaki Williams helped Athletic Bilbao to a 3-1 victory at the Estadio Benito Villamarin.
Betis have only won once at home so far this season and they were behind inside eight minutes.
Williams back-heeled in a second just before half-time and Athletic had a host of other chances before Betis pulled one back through Ruben Castro's penalty.
The hosts were extremely fortunate to be in the game, but Athletic secured a deserved win in the 87th minute...