La Liga round-up: Real Madrid beaten 4-1 by Valencia as Carlos Soler scores hat-trick of penalties | Football News

first_imgReal Sociedad's players beat virus-depleted Granada Image:Real Sociedad’s players beat virus-depleted Granada Valencia’s teenage forward Lee Kang-in almost struck a third early in the second period but Courtois turned his shot onto the post.The home side kept up the momentum though and won two further penalties, for a foul by Marcelo on Maxi Gomez then a handball by Sergio Ramos.Soler converted each time, becoming only the third player in the history of La Liga to score three penalties in a single match.Five in a row for Real Sociedad Soler saw his spot-kick saved by Thibaut Courtois and then hit the post on the rebound, while team-mate Yunus Musah netted the loose ball, only to see the goal ruled out after a VAR review showed him encroaching in the area.A re-take was ordered and Soler made no mistake at the second attempt.Valencia took the lead before half-time through a freak own goal from Raphael Varane, who unwittingly sent the ball flying over his head and just over the line, the goal being awarded several minutes later following another VAR review.- Advertisement – – Advertisement – Earlier, Real Sociedad beat a nearly unrecognisable Granada side 2-0 to return to the top of La Liga.The visitors’ attempt to get the game postponed due to a spate of coronavirus cases was turned down by authorities, meaning they were forced to make nine changes from last week’s 1-1 draw with Levante and started with five players aged 20 or under.Granada’s makeshift side made a bright start but Sociedad took the lead midway through the first half through left-back Nacho Monreal, before a Mikel Oyarzabal penalty five minutes later doubled their advantage.Brazilian forward Willian Jose had a spot-kick saved by Granada’s 18-year-old ‘keeper Angel Jimenez in the second half and Sociedad ended the game with 10 men as defender Robin Le Normand was shown a straight red card in the 86th minute.Granada earned a penalty in added time but Darwin Machis was denied by an excellent save from Alex Remiro and the Basques celebrated a fifth consecutive La Liga victory.Other La Liga results:Getafe 1-3 VillarrealLevante 1-1 AlavesValladolid 2-1 Athletic Bilbao Valencia forward Carlos Soler scored a hat-trick of penalties as his side beat La Liga champions Real Madrid 4-1 at home in an extraordinary match on Sunday.Karim Benzema put Madrid ahead with a scorching strike from outside the area only for Valencia to pull level eventually with the first of Soler’s three penalties after a most unusual turn of events.- Advertisement – – Advertisement –last_img read more

GAA NEWS: CLOUGHANEELY GAA CLUB HOST QUIZ FUNDRAISER

first_imgCloughaneely Club Club Notes***Seniors***Rinne Cloich Cheann Fhaola an turas go Méilte Mhullach Dearg tráthnóna Dé Sathairn seo chaite le aghaidh a thabhairt ar na Cealla Beaga i gcluiche dícháilithe na Craoibhe Sinsirí.Ní raibh mórán eatarthu sa chéad leath agus bhí said ar chomhscór ag leath-ama. Ach bhí na Cealla ró-láidir sa dara leath agus bhain said 3-12|0-11. Beidh Cloich Cheannfhaola ar ais sa Chraobh Idirmheánach sa bhliain 2016. Cluichí sraithe atá ann an deireadh seachtaine seo – in éadan Realt Na Mara i bPáirc Naomh Fionán Dé Sathairn ar 3:30 agus 5:00 pm.Cloughaneely travelled to The Banks at the weekend to face Killybegs in their final opportunity to remain in the senior championship.They were unfortunately beaten, in a true ‘goals win matches’ game, with a final score of 3-12|0-11.It was a neck and neck first half with the score level at half time. However Killybegs began to pull away 10 mins into the 2nd half when they registered their 2nd goal. Cloughaneely will now go back to playing Intermediate championship for 2016.It’s back to league action this weekend when Cloughaneely welcome Bundoran to Páirc Naomh Fionán on Saturday at 3:30 and 5:00 PM.Please come out and support the lads for the remaining league games!***Cash for Clobber***Many thank to all of you who contributed clothing to this fund raising campaign for the club; your effort and support is much appreciated.If anyone else has bags of clothing to donate you can still do so – please contact Martin on 086-3119186 and we can arrange to pick them up, or you can leave them down at the clubhouse!***Quiz***The Club are running a Quiz night in the Shamrock on Friday October 9th at 9:30 pm. It promises to be a great nights craic so please come along! ***Congratulations***Congratulations and well done to Alicia McFadden on being selected for the U-13 county development squad; also to Orla McFadden and Ciara Craig on making the U-15 squad! Great achievement for the girls!***U-13’s***The U-13 girls were unlucky to be beaten by Mac Cumhaills at the weekend by a 2 goal margin. U-13 girls training resumes Thursdays from 5:00 – 6:00 PM.***Parish League***The Parish League continues this Friday for u-9’s and U-11’s at 6:00 PM. The U-9 category is for children born in 2006/2007/2008 and the U-11 for children born in 2004/2005. We’d encourage as many of the kids as possible to attend!***Facebook/Twitter***Please find us on facebook and follow us on twitter (@clgcloughaneely) for regular updates on what’s going on in the club as well as live game updates! GAA NEWS: CLOUGHANEELY GAA CLUB HOST QUIZ FUNDRAISER was last modified: October 7th, 2015 by Mark ForkerShare this:Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Reddit (Opens in new window)Click to share on Pocket (Opens in new window)Click to share on Telegram (Opens in new window)Click to share on WhatsApp (Opens in new window)Click to share on Skype (Opens in new window)Click to print (Opens in new window)Tags:GAASportlast_img read more