Barcelona took over as Atletico Madrid’s chief challengers for the title on Sunday as Antoine Griezmann scored a quick-fire double in a 2-1 win away at Villarreal in La Liga. Three goals in seven minutes before half-time saw Villarreal take the lead and
La Liga leaders Atletico Madrid’s title bid was derailed again as they were beaten 2-1 at Athletic Bilbao on Sunday by a late goal from Inigo Martinez, offering Barcelona the chance to go top of the table next week. The defeat handed Barcelona the upper hand
Football’s most powerful clubs faced mounting calls for reprisals over the European Super League fiasco on Thursday, although UEFA president Aleksander Ceferin said next week’s Champions League semi-finals were unlikely to be affected.
Lionel Messi underlined his worth to Barcelona by scoring a sensational free-kick on Sunday but Atletico Madrid are in charge of La Liga after beating Cadiz to stand 10 points clear at the top of the table. Two of the candidates in Barcelona’s
Lionel Messi was on the double for Barcelona on Wednesday in a 3-2 win over Athletic Bilbao, prompting coach Ronald Koeman to say his team can still win La Liga. Messi’s brace helped Barca reduce the gap behind league leaders Atletico Madrid to seven points,
Algueró developed a fascination for explosions at a very young age, loving the festive atmosphere that is created by fireworks.
Lionel Messi was on target after his return from suspension as Barcelona survived a scare against Rayo Vallecano to reach the quarter-finals of the Copa del Rey on Wednesday. When Fran Garcia gave Rayo a surprise lead at Vallecas early in the second
Atletico Madrid have stayed strong at the top of La Liga, but the Spanish League leaders cannot afford to be complacent with Real Madrid having hit their stride and Barcelona gaining momentum, ahead of what could prove a crucial month in the title race.
Barcelona has finally put together a good run of matches to give fans hope of some success this season. Their problems off the field are far from over, though, with the club now trying to show they are fully behind Lionel Messi after the embarrassing
Real Madrid play Eibar on Saturday at the start of a definitive fortnight in their season that will stretch a creaking squad and test Zinedine Zidane’s dependence on his ageing stars. Still with a shot at winning La Liga, Real know defeat by Barcelona