Three weeks later, Spain's second division 'virus match' sees Deportivo La Coruna beat Fuenlabrada 2-1
The outcome meant nothing to the relegated Deportivo, but it did quash Fuenlabrada's bid to make the promotion playoffs while ensuring Elche clinched a spot in the fight for the top-flight.
Spain’s health minister has expressed doubt about the prospect of spectators returning to football matches in September due to the threat of a resurgence in COVID-19 infections.
Real are set to wrap up the title without any fans present at their tiny Alfredo Di Stefano stadium inside their training complex, where they have been playing home matches in order to accelerate renovation work to the Bernabeu.
At a Spanish league match in which spectators were banned, a man ran on to the pitch and briefly delayed Mallorca vs. Barcelona on Saturday.
LaLiga: League president Javier Tebas expects more player swaps instead of big payments in transfer window
Tebas said he did not expect the Spanish league's transfer market to move more than 800 million euros ($908 million), compared to 3 billion euros ($3.4 billion) last summer.
Players from Rayo Vallecano, Albacete walked onto the field separately and lined up at midfield a few meters apart from each other. A minute of silence was held before the match as players lined up around the midfield circle.
Coronavirus Outbreak: If all goes to plan, LaLiga chief Javier Tebas expects 2020-21 season to start on 12 September
Having received government approval last weekend, LaLiga is set to start up again on 11 June and finish on 19 July.
LaLiga: Barcelona captain Lionel Messi prefers not to over-think risk of infection as Spanish league return looms
Messi and his Barcelona team mates have been back at the club’s training ground conducting individual sessions since last week, following LaLiga’s four-phase protocol for returning to activity
LaLiga not to be played at neutral venues; eyes on June resumption, says India head Jose Antonio Cachaza
LaLiga India head Jose Antonio Cachaza talks about the challenges ahead for the Spanish league as clubs return to training.
Basic training has been allowed to resume in LaLiga on Monday after the government eased some of the lockdown measures that had been in place since mid-March because of the coronavirus pandemic
With football on hold during the health crisis, Saul, 25, has launched Saldremos Juntos (We’ll get through this together), a campaign to boost Spain’s freelancers and small businesses whose livelihoods have been bludgeoned by the pause in activity.
Coronavirus Outbreak: Barcelona coach Quique Setien not convinced by plans to restart La Liga until situation improves
Barcelona coach Quique Setien is pessimistic that LaLiga will be able to be completed and has called conditions for the campaign recommencing “a non-starter” due to the continued threat of the coronavirus
If the leagues start in late May, the European tournaments would resume in July. If the leagues start in late June, the European competitions would resume in August.
Premier League club Manchester City says Dolors Sala Carrió died near Barcelona in the city of Manresa. She was 82.
Coronavirus Outbreak: Madrid air clears up after Spain's curbs on economic activity including road transport to tackle COVID-19 situation
The measures have curbed economic activity including road transport since 14 March, when the government implemented lockdown
Spain is in its third week of lockdown and many companies have filed temporary pay cuts, referred to as an ERTE, to cope with the deepening economic crisis caused by the spread of the virus, which has infected 117,710 people and killed 10,935.
Coronavirus Outbreak: LaLiga club Atletico Madrid cut players' wages by 70 percent to safeguard employees' pay
Atletico Madrid have temporarily cut players’ and coaches’ wages by 70% in order to cope with the financial impact of the coronavirus pandemic, but guaranteed a full salary for their other employees
Coronavirus Outbreak: US hotspots grow as global infections surpass 6.4 lakhs, Italy records over 10,000 deaths
As the United States led the world with confirmed coronavirus cases, cities such as Detroit, Chicago, and New Orleans grew as hotspots Saturday, while the virus continued to pummel New York City and made its way into rural America
Coronavirus Outbreak: Global infections near 5 lakh as health systems buckle; WHO slams world leaders for wasting time
The number of coronavirus infections closed in on a half-million worldwide Thursday, with both Italy and the US on track to surpass China, and a record-shattering 3.3 million Americans applied for unemployment benefits in a single week in a stark demonstration of the damage to the world's biggest economy
Coronavirus Outbreak: Real Madrid’s Santiago Bernabeu stadium to be used as makeshift storage facility for Spanish healthcare authorities
Real Madrid’s Santiago Bernabeu stadium will be used as a makeshift storage facility as Spain faces an uphill battle against the coronavirus, the club announced on Thursday in conjunction with the country’s Superior Sports Council.