Granada boosted their chances of LaLiga survival as they thrashed Andalusian rivals Real Betis 4-1 at home in a contest that finished with both sides down to 10 men.
The hosts raced into a 3-0 lead thanks to Mehdi Carcela-Gonzalez's deft finish in the 18th minute, Adrian Ramos' header in the 28th and Andreas Pereira's 33rd-minute strike.
Ramos flicked in his second 19 minutes into the second half, two minutes before a skirmish between Pereira and Nahuel -- in which they pushed each other before the...
A Spanish judge has charged three former Real Betis players for their alleged involvement in match-fixing three years ago.
Former directors of Osasuna were also charged for allegedly paying €650,000 to Amaya Carazo, Jordi Figueras and Xavi Torres to help Osasuna stay in the first division in the 2013-14 season.
Court documents released on Thursday showed that the money was paid to have Betis defeat Osasuna rival Valladolid in the second-to-last round and to lose to Osasuna in the last round.
Luis Suarez and Lionel Messi ran riot as Barcelona fired in four goals in nine second-half minutes on their way to a 6-0 thumping of Alaves on Saturday.
Suarez put Barca ahead on 37 minutes after good work from Aleix Vidal, and Neymar added a second three minutes later, tapping home after some poor defending from the home side.
Alaves remained in the game until Messi added a third just before the hour mark. The floodgates then opened, and Barca added three more in quick succession.
Messi fired home...