Cristiano Ronaldo makes up for penalty miss

Real Madrid closed the gap on Barcelona to just two points at the top of La Liga, but will be praying injuries to Gareth Bale and Luka Modric don't derail their season. Both Los Blancos stars were substituted as Carlo Ancelotti's side struggled to overcome a spirited Malaga, who had chances

Fiorentina’s Iakovenko joins Malaga

Oleksandr┬áIakovenko┬áhas officially joined Spanish side Malaga until the end of the season from┬áFiorentina. The Ukrainian forward has struggled for first team football at┬áStadio┬áArtemioFranchi┬ásince signing in the summer, making just three League appearances. And after having a medical with the Costa del Sol outfit, it has been confirmed that the┬ágoalscorer┬áhas signed for┬áBernd┬áSchusterÔÇÖs men

Malaga 0-5 Celta Vigo: Match Report

Celta Vigo broke a four-match winless run as they claimed a thumping 5-0 victory away at fellow-strugglers Malaga. Alex Lopez got the opener and fellow midfielder Augusto Fernandez doubled the lead before the break. Lopez bagged his second in the 65th minute and further goals from Nolito and Charles Dias completed

Madrid gets it sorted out just in time

Real Madrid's performance against Málaga was the first sign that it is developing into the effective, yet classy side its fans expect. It was a deceptively narrow and utterly routine victory with little by way of fireworks. Ancelotti's men went back to basics, keeping it simple and coming up with the goods all

Real Madrid 2-0 Malaga: Match Report

Cristiano Ronaldo converted a stoppage-time penalty won by Gareth Bale to seal a 2-0 victory for Real Madrid against Malaga on Saturday, allowing Carlo Ancelotti's side to maintain the pressure on Primera Division leaders Barcelona and Atletico Madrid. Los Blancos led 1-0 thanks to a fortuitous goal from Angel Di Maria

Malaga 0-1 Barcelona: Match Report

A first-half strike from Adriano ensured a lacklustre Barcelona secured a narrow 1-0 win over Malaga on Sunday evening. The defender's goal towards the end of the first period meant Barca extended their 100% league start after thrashing Levante 7-0 last weekend.  A fine save by Willy Caballero tipped Gerard Pique's effort

Santa Cruz: It’s the quality of life that matters

Roque Santa Cruz has reflected on his motivations for signing on permanently at Malaga this summer and the clubÔÇÖs ambitions for next year. After a year on loan with the Costa del Sol outfit last season, the Paraguayan international committed himself at La Rosaleda this summer with a three-year contract.. Despite links

Real Madrid announce Isco capture

Real Madrid have beaten Manchester City in the race to sign Spanish midfielder Isco, it has been confirmed. The 21-year-old has penned a five-year deal at Real after joining from Malaga for a reported fee of Ôé¼27 million. Isco ÔÇô who recently starred for Spain in their Under-21 European Championships win and

Real Madrid set to sign Isco

Real Madrid have reached an agreement with Malaga for the transfer of 21-year-old Spanish international Isco, according to various media outlets in Spain on Saturday. Madrid are expected to spend 30 million euros for the midfielder who has become one of Europe's hottest prospects thanks to his performances this season. "The whites

Manchester City lead race for Isco

Isco, who will play for Spain against Italy in the final of European Under-21 Championship in Jerusalem on Tuesday night, has confirmed that he is considering offers from City and Real and will make a decision on his future after the tournament. With Carlo Ancelotti set to be named as Real manager in succession to

Atleti considering Demichelis

Atletico Madrid are reportedly considering a move for MalagaÔÇÖs out-of-contract centre-back Martin Demichelis this summer. The Argentine, now 32, will be a free agent at the end of June and has already attracted attention from former club River Plate. Atleti, who are now 66/1 third favourites to win La Liga next season

Joaquin set for Fiorentina

There are reports MalagaÔÇÖs Joaquin Sanchez is on a plane to Italy today in order to finalise his move to Fiorentina. The deal had been done for some time, but Malaga opted to wait until the Liga season had been completed. Malaga Hoy in Spain claim the 31-year-old is flying out this