Messi was hauled to the ground in the first half by a diving Unai Bustinza wrapping two arms around his waist and he was knocked over again in the second, this time earning a penalty, which he converted.
Real Madrid has released a statement on Saturday to confirm that the Belgian forward Eden Hazard and his Brazilian teammate Casemiro have both tested positive for coronavirus.
A stuttering Real Madrid were held to a 1-1 draw against in-form in their away Spanish League match on Saturday.
Real Madrid began the defence of their Spanish title with a tepid 0-0 draw at Real Sociedad on Sunday as Martin Odegaard made his first league start for the reigning champions against his former club.
Gareth Bale is “close” to sealing a sensational move back to Tottenham but the deal is “complicated”, Bale’s agent Jonathan Barnett said on Wednesday.
Real Madrid are keeping most of the same players to try to win back-to-back Spanish Leagues for the first time in more than a decade. Real begins their title defense on Sunday
With their forwards still yet to produce as expected, Real Madrid will be counting on their midfielders and defenders to keep coming through in attack.
Real Madrid missed the creativity of the injured Eden Hazard as only a fortuitous goal from substitute Vinicius Junior earned them a 1-0 victory over Real Valladolid in La Liga on Wednesday.
Real Madrid moved to the top of La Liga on Sunday as Vinicius Junior and Karim Benzema both scored in a 2-0 win over Levante. Vinicius, who had proved decisive in Madrid’s win over Real Valladolid on Wednesday,
A depleted Real Madrid delivered a major boost to Atletico Madrid’s title hopes on Sunday by drawing 0-0 with Getafe in La Liga. Atletico had thrashed Eibar 5-0 to reignite their own fading challenge and their victory proved even more valuable after Real Madrid