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La Liga: Top professional Spanish football division
The Campeonato Nacional de Liga de Primera División, commonly known simply as Primera División in Spain, and as La Liga in English-speaking countries and officially as LaLiga Santander for sponsorship reasons, stylized as LaLiga, is the men's top professional football division of the Spanish football league system. Administered by the Liga Nacional de Fútbol Profesional, is contested by 20 teams, with the three lowest-placed teams at the end of each season relegated to the Segunda División and replaced by the top two teams and a play-off winner in that division.

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La Liga: Can Alexander Isak help Real Sociedad shock Real Madrid & Atletico Madrid?

Real Sociedad are being talked about as potential La Liga winners for the first time in 40 years. This is why they are now a force in Spain.
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La Liga: Vinicius Junior's 'superb' Real Madrid team goal features in top 5 strikes

Watch the top five goals from the latest round of La Liga matches, including Real Madrid's superb team effort rounded off by Vinicius Junior.
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La Liga: Real Madrid go top with 4-1 win over Granada

Watch highlights as Real Madrid return to the top of La Liga with a 4-1 win over strugglers Granada, who drop into the bottom three.
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Granada 1-4 Real Madrid: Big win sees Los Blancos go top of La Liga

Real Madrid return to the top of La Liga as they put four past strugglers Granada, who drop into the bottom three.
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Barcelona 1-0 Espanyol: Xavi celebrates derby victory in first game in charge at the Nou Camp

New Barcelona manager Xavi celebrates his first game in charge at the Nou Camp with a derby victory over Espanyol in La Liga.
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La Liga: Antoine Griezmann's thunderbolt leads top five goals of the week

Watch the top five goals from the latest round of La Liga, including a thunderbolt from Atletico Madrid's Antoine Griezmann.
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La Liga: Barcelona let three-goal lead slip at Celta Vigo

Iago Aspas equalises deep into stoppage time as Celta Vigo come back from three goals down to draw 3-3 with Barcelona.
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Celta Vigo 3-3 Barcelona: Visitors throw away three-goal lead in interim boss Sergi Barjuan's final game

Barcelona surrender a three-goal lead against Celta Vigo in La Liga in interim manager Sergi Barjuan's final match in charge.
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Enes Unal's bicycle kick & Memphis Depay's stunner - Top 5 La Liga goals

Watch the top five goals from the last week of La Liga football, including efforts from Real Madrid's Vinicius Jr, Barcelona's Memphis Depay and Getafe's Enes Unal
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Elche 1-2 Real Madrid: Vinicius brace takes Real Madrid top of La Liga

Watch highlights as Vinicius Junior scores twice to take Real Madrid to the top of La Liga on goal difference with a 2-1 win against Elche at the Estadio Martínez Valero stadium.
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Elche 1-2 Real Madrid: Vinicius Junior double sends visitors top

Real Madrid move top of La Liga on goal difference with a narrow victory at Elche.
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La Liga: Watch Luis Suarez's terrible penalty attempt for Granada

Is this the worst penalty you have ever seen? Watch as Granada's Luis Suarez blazes his effort over during Thursday's La Liga match against Getafe.
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La Liga: Radamel Falcao scores and Memphis Depay misses penalty as Barcelona beaten

Watch highlights as Memphis Depay misses a penalty as Barcelona lose 1-0 to Rayo Vallecano in La Liga, Barcelona manager Ronald Koeman was sacked shortly after the game.
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La Liga: Granada's Angel Montoro leads top five goals

Watch the top five goals from the latest round of La Liga matches, featuring a brilliant last-minute equaliser from long range from Granada's Angel Montoro.
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Radamel Falcao: Why one of La Liga's most prolific goalscorers is a Madrid hero once more

A decade on from becoming one of La Liga's most-feared goalscorers, Radamel Falcao is back in Madrid and becoming a fans' hero once again.
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Atletico Madrid 2-2 Real Sociedad: Basque side go top despite Luis Suarez double

Watch highlights as Real Sociedad go back at the top of La Liga, although Luis Suarez's two goals for defending champions Atletico Madrid denied them victory.
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Barcelona 1-2 Real Madrid: David Alaba scores as Real top La Liga

Real Madrid beat Barcelona in a new-look El Clasico to go top of the La Liga table and leave Ronald Koeman's side down in eighth.
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La Liga: Granada's Angel Montoro scores brilliant last-minute equaliser from long range

Granada's Angel Montoro scores a brilliant last-minute equaliser from long range to secure a 1-1 draw with high-flying Osasuna.
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La Liga: Moreno volley and Fati finish among best goals

Villarreal's Gerard Moreno and Barcelona's Ansu Fati feature in La Liga's best goals of the the weekend.
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La Liga: Philippe Coutinho nets first goal in 11 months as Barcelona beat Valencia

Watch highlights as Barcelona recover from conceding an early goal to beat Valencia 3-1 with Ansu Fati, Memphis Depay and Philippe Coutinho all netting for the Catalan side.
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La Liga: Real Madrid's Karim Benzema leads La Liga top five goals of the week

Karim Benzema scores his ninth goal of the season for Real Madrid as BBC Sport looks at some of the best action from La Liga this week.
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Transfer rumours: Aurier, Ranieri, Gonzalez, Werner, Toure, Sanchez

Serge Aurier to sign for La Liga side, Ranieri set for Watford role, Manchester City keen on Barcelona midfielder, plus more.
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Espanyol 2-1 Real Madrid: Karim Benzema on target but Real lose at Espanyol

Karim Benzema scores a consolation goal for Real Madrid, but the Spanish giants fall to their first La Liga defeat of the season at Espanyol.
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Espanyol 2-1 Real Madrid: Real suffer first La Liga defeat

Leaders Real Madrid suffer their first La Liga defeat of the season away to Espanyol.
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Highlights: Suarez scores as Atletico beat Barcelona

Watch the highlights as Luis Suarez scores against his former club, Barcelona, to send reigning champions Atletico Madrid level with Real Madrid at the top of La Liga.
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Atletico Madrid 2-0 Barcelona: Atletico increase pressure on Barca boss Ronald Koeman

Reigning champions Atletico Madrid go level with Real Madrid at the top of La Liga and inflict further damage on Ronald Koeman's struggling Barcelona with a deserved win.
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La Liga: 'What a strike!' Inigo Perez tops La Liga best goals with long-range free kick

Watch the best goals from the weekend's La Liga matches including a brilliant strike from CA Osasuna's Inigo Perez.
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Barcelona 3-0 Levante: Ansu Fati scores on La Liga return

Watch highlights of Barcelona's comfortable 3-0 victory over Levante as Ansu Fati scores on his return from a long-term injury.
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Real Madrid 6-1 Mallorca: Marco Asensio scores hat-trick as Real beat Mallorca

Marco Asensio scores a superb hat-trick as Real Madrid reclaim top spot in La Liga with an emphatic victory over Mallorca at the Bernabeu.
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Barcelona 1-1 Granada: Ronald Araujo's injury-time header rescues point

Watch highlights as Ronald Araujo's injury-time header rescues a point for Barcelona at home to a struggling Granada side in La Liga.
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Valencia 1-2 Real Madrid: Vinicius Junior & Karim Benzema score late in comeback win

Watch highlights as Real Madrid score two late goals to beat Valencia and move top of La Liga.
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La Liga: Sergio Canales' stunning solo strike for Real Betis features in best goals

Watch the top five goals from the latest round of La Liga action, including a fantastic solo strike from Real Betis' Sergio Canales.
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Espanyol 1-2 Atletico Madrid Thomas Lemar scores 99th-minute winner

Highlights as Thomas Lemar scores a 99th-minute winner as Atletico Madrid come from behind to Espanyol in La Liga.
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Antoine Griezmann: Atletico Madrid sign Barcelona forward on loan

La Liga champions Atletico Madrid re-sign forward Antoine Griezmann from Barcelona on a one-year loan deal.
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La Liga: Carlos Soler's scorpion kick leads goals of the week

Carlos Soler's scorpion kick for Valencia is among the best goals from La Liga this week
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Barcelona 2-1 Getafe: Memphis Depay scores winner for Ronald Koeman's side

Memphis Depay scores Barcelona's winner as they beat Getafe in La Liga.
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La Liga: Memphis Depay on target for Barcelona in best goals

Watch the top five goals from the latest round of La Liga action, including a ferocious strike from Barcelona's Memphis Depay.
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Levante 3-3 Real Madrid: Gareth Bale scores as Real Madrid draw with Levante in thriller

Watch highlights as Real Madrid draw with Levante in a six-goal thriller as Gareth Bale scores his first La Liga goal since 2019.
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Julen Lopetegui: Tottenham have offer to Sevilla boss turned down, says Spanish club's president

Tottenham made a "dizzying" offer to Sevilla manager Julen Lopetegui but the ex-Spain boss will not leave, says the La Liga club's president.
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Eurofiles: 'They're here to stay' - Why Diego Simeone's Atletico Madrid have broken La Liga's duopoly

BBC Sport looks at the reasons behind Diego Simeone's successful 10 years at Atletico Madrid.
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Watch: Real Madrid beat Villarreal but miss out on La Liga title

Watch the highlights as Real Madrid beat Villarreal but miss out on the La Liga title to city rivals Atletico Madrid.
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La Liga: Have Atletico Madrid taken control over Real Madrid and Barcelona?

Atletico are champions and Real Madrid and Barcelona are in financial crisis, so has the balance of power in Spain shifted?
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Watch: Atletico Madrid beat Real Valladolid to seal La Liga title

Watch the highlights as goals from Angel Correa and Luis Suarez see Atletico Madrid beat Real Valladolid and edge city rivals Real Madrid to the La Liga title.
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La Liga: David Silva strike for Real Sociedad leads top five goals of the week

David Silva's powerful strike for Real Sociedad against Valladolid features in this weeks' best La Liga goals.
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La Liga highlights: Lionel Messi scores, but defeat against Celta Vigo ends Barcelona title hopes

Despite Lionel Messi putting Barcelona 1-0 ahead, Celta Vigo win 2-1 at the Nou Camp to end Barca's chances of winning this season's La Liga title.
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La Liga highlights: Real Madrid win at Athletic Bilbao takes title race to final day

Nacho's second-half goal earns Real Madrid a narrow victory over Athletic Bilbao, and ensures La Liga's title race will go to the final day.
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La Liga highlights: Late Luis Suarez winner keeps Atletico Madrid top of the table

Luis Suarez scores a dramatic winning goal in the 88th minute as La Liga leaders Atletico Madrid come from behind against Osasuna to stay top of the table with one round of matches to play.
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La Liga highlights: Granada 1-4 Real Madrid

Real Madrid win 4-1 away at Granada to move within two points of city rivals Atletico with two games to go in La Liga.
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Granada 1-4 Real Madrid: Real win to keep La Liga title dream alive

Real Madrid beat Granada to keep the pressure on leaders Atletico Madrid at the top of La Liga.
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Atletico Madrid 2-1 Real Sociedad: Atletico edge closer to La Liga title

Watch highlights from Atletico Madrid's 2-1 win over Real Sociedad as goals from Yannick Carrasco and Angel Correa puts them two wins away from becoming La Liga champions.
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