Villarreal have confirmed that Sergio Asenjo's season is over after the Spanish goalkeeper ruptured his left anterior cruciate ligament in his left knee.
Asenjo came off in the 34th minute of his team's 3-2 home defeat to Real Madrid shortly after making a save from French forward Karim Benzema's powerful header.
It is the fourth ACL injury of his career. A club statement said: "Tests done to Sergio Asenjo have confirmed that the goalkeeper has suffered a ruptured anterior cruciate ligament in his...
Villarreal president Fernando Roig is irked that the referees who officiated his team's game against Real Madrid left La Ceramica stadium carrying plastic bags with the logo of La Liga leaders Real.
The visitors came from behind to win 3-2 on Sunday evening and reclaim top spot in La Liga.
"What has surprised me and made me laugh is that the referees have come out [of the stadium] with Real Madrid [plastic] bags," Roig told Cadena Cope radio. "They were carrying [plastic] bags of Real Madrid. I...
Former Paris Saint-Germain defender Lucas Digne has added his name to the list of Barcelona players who believe they can turn around their 4-0 defeat to the French champions in the first leg of their round-of-16 Champions League tie.
No side has ever overturned a four-goal deficit in the competition's knockout stages before, which shows the scale of the challenge facing the Catalan side.