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What a weekend for futbol in the Segunda! It was a bit odd having the games spread out over the weekend with the Primera on international break but it made for easier futbol watching which is all that matters. Fans were treated to a plethora of games and it all culminated on Sunday night in primetime with the dramatic Rayo-Betis game that lived up to expectations. If the LFP was looking to showcase the best of the Segunda for all […]

Posted by LaLigaWeekly On Mar - 28 - 2011 Comments Off READ FULL POST

Lets just cut right to the chase. Theres really only one Segunda game this weekend that will divert most peoples attention away from the international friendlies and Euro qualifiers and thats the Sunday night prime-timer between Rayo and Betis. Slotted into the 9pm spot on Canal +, there has been as much hype for this game than any Segunda game in recent memory. Rayo will be desperate to avenge their 4-0 loss in Sevilla in the first half of the […]

Posted by LaLigaWeekly On Mar - 25 - 2011 Comments Off READ FULL POST

About the last thing I expected in the Segundas midweek was for Huesca to waltz into Vigo and come away with a victory but thats exactly what happened. That now gives Huesca wins over Rayo and Celta, the Segundas top two teams currently, in a span of five days Holy Jesus! But credit to Onesimo Sanchez for executing a perfect game plan against Paco Herreras side in the 1-2 win. They managed to limit De Lucas as well as possible […]

Posted by LaLigaWeekly On Mar - 4 - 2011 Comments Off READ FULL POST

Rare is the week where we get midweek action in the Segunda but this week just so happens to be one. For teams who had some pretty bitter losses over the weekend, a quick turnaround is always the best remedy because it offers the fastest path to redemption. Also, consider the fact that maybe some fringe players will be seeing time who ordinarily dont because of the compact schedule and possible injuries. This all makes for the brewing of several […]

Posted by LaLigaWeekly On Mar - 1 - 2011 Comments Off READ FULL POST

Things have gotten very ugly at Rayo Vallecano very quickly in light of the teams upset 4-1 defeat at Huesca. At any other time, the fact that Huesca scored four goals at home would be the story, but instead the comments made by Rayo president Teresa Rivero garnered all the headlines following this one. If you missed it, Rayo came out of the locker rooms holding up a sign that read, Enough of nonpayments, solution now Rayo. This was in […]

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Posted by LaLigaWeekly On Feb - 28 - 2011 Comments Off READ FULL POST