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.
Deportivo captain Alex Bergantinos questioned by police after implying team won't play to win in rescheduled fixture
Deportivo La Coruna captain Alex Bergantinos said he was asked by authorities to explain his comments in the audio released by Spanish media on Tuesday
The Spanish football federation moved the match to Friday so Deportivo can have more time to get ready, and guaranteeing that all players can be properly tested for the coronavirus.
How coronavirus outbreak led to Spain's second-tier club Deportivo La Coruna's relegation to third division
The positive results were announced just hours before Monday's final round, prompting the suspension of one decisive game and the ire of other clubs who felt they were at a disadvantage.
LaLiga: Athletic Bilbao sack coach Eduardo Berizzo after one win in 14 games, appoint reserve team boss Gaizka Garitano as replacement
Eduardo Berizzo had overseen only one league victory this term, on the opening weekend at home to Leganes. They sit 18th in La Liga.
Premier League: Newcastle United's newly signed defender Fabian Schar keen to impress in 'best league in the world'
Newcastle United's newly signed defender Fabian Schar is relishing a chance at playing in the Premier League, with the Swiss centre-back saying the league is the best in the world.
"Luis Enrique's appointment as coach for the next two years was approved unanimously," Luis Rubiales, president of the Spanish football federation.
La Liga: Lionel Messi says Barcelona have been far superior in league after club clinches 25th domestic title
Lionel Messi revelled in Barcelona's seventh La Liga title in 10 seasons on Sunday, saying his team were "far superior" to their domestic rivals during their double-winning campaign.
La Liga: Unbeaten Barcelona seal 25th league title after Lionel Messi sinks Deportivo La Coruna with a hat-trick
Barcelona coach Ernesto Valverde was delighted that his side "finally" wrapped up a 25th La Liga title with four matches to spare, after a Lionel Messi hat-trick secured a thrilling 4-2 victory at Deportivo La Coruna
Lionel Messi and Luis Suarez inspired Barcelona to what will surely be the first part of a domestic double this season as they thrashed Sevilla 5-0 on Saturday to win the Copa del Rey.
Atletico Madrid midfielder Keidi Bare gets nine-month ban over abusing referee during Segunda Division B clash
Atletico Madrid midfielder Keidi Bare was banned for nine matches on Wednesday after repeatedly abusing an official during a match for the club’s B team.
La Liga: Atletico Madrid edge past Deportivo La Coruna to close gap on leaders Barcelona; Malaga beat Villarreal
Atletico Madrid cut the gap behind Barcelona to nine points in La Liga after Kevin Gameiro's penalty sealed a 1-0 win over Deportivo La Coruna on Sunday.
La Liga: Ghana midfielder Sulley Muntari joins relegation-haunted Deportivo La Coruna on short-term deal
Veteran Ghana midfielder Sulley Muntari was on Thursday handed the chance to ride to the rescue of relegation-haunted Spanish club Deportivo La Coruna when he penned a deal until the end of the season.
La Liga: Clarence Seedorf's coaching stint at Deportivo La Coruna starts with home defeat to Real Betis
Clarence Seedorf got off on the wrong foot in his first game in charge of struggling Deportivo La Coruna as his side lost 1-0 at home to Real Betis in La Liga.
La Liga: Clarence Seedorf appointed as manager of struggling Deportivo La Coruna until end of season
Clarence Seedorf was one of the most decorated footballers and is looking to prove he can also be an influence from the dugout as he bids to resuscitate freefalling Deportivo La Coruna at home to Real Betis on Monday.
The new regulations released by La Liga state that players who dive could also be retrospectively punished.
Copa del Rey: Real Madrid boss Zinedine Zidane takes blame for club's ouster at the hands of modest Leganes
Admitting that it had been his worst night as Real Madrid coach, Zidane said: "It's a logical result, our opponents played their match and we did not. It is a big blow. Nobody expected this, especially me.”
Real Madrid coach Zinedine Zidane singled out fit again Gareth Bale for praise on Tuesday as he prepares his side for a Copa Del Rey quarter-final return leg against Leganes.
La Liga: Bloodied Cristiano Ronaldo scores brace in Real Madrid's 7-1 rout; Barcelona extend lead to 11 points
But Barcelona still extended their lead to 11 points — and 19 ahead of Real — as Lionel Messi and Luis Suarez both hit a brace in a 5-0 romp at Real Betis.
La Liga: Villarreal shock Real Madrid to register first ever win at Santiago Bernabeu; Atletico defeat Eibar
Real fired off nearly 30 shots but their accuracy was wayward, with Cristiano Ronaldo among the worst culprits in front of goal.