Close but no cigar

This time last week Espanyol had eight points and were two points from “safety”, whereas this time this week they have eight points and are three adrift of Mallorca in the prized 17th spot. One goal scored and five conceded in the two intervening fixtures may lead you to surmise that not a whole lot … Continue reading Close but no cigar

La Liga preview – part six

We’ve made it. Today’s post is a veritable vault of va va voom. ¡Vámonos! Valencia  Los ché are reigning Copa del Rey champions and will take their place in the Champions League this season having finished fourth in La Liga last time out. Fans of my age will have fond memories of Valencia’s run to … Continue reading La Liga preview – part six