For Real and Zinedine Zidane, making up the four-point gap would be scant consolation for a miserable season that cannot end soon enough. File / Reuters
Barcelona midfielder Ivan Rakitic accepts his days at the Nou Camp may be numbered, but for now he is concentrating on preparing for next season with the Spanish champions.
Barcelona’s 16-year-old starlet Ansu Fati was granted Spanish citizenship on Friday, a government spokeswoman said, meaning he will be able to represent Spain at international level.
Real Madrid passed up the chance to go clear at the top of La Liga after slip-ups from title rivals Barcelona and Atletico Madrid, when they could only draw 0-0 at home to struggling
Often likened to one of his country’s greatest ever players, 2019 was the year Ali Mabkhout finally eclipsed Adnan Al Talyani as the UAE’s all-time top scorer.
Bayern Munich aim to continue the Bundesliga’s current trend of teams winning on the road behind closed doors when they face Borussia Dortmund in a potential title decider on Tuesday.
There will be no audience and no handshakes with rivals, but Czech players including two-time Wimbledon champion Petra Kvitova relish the prospect of playing a tournament again.