Barcelona gave up more ground to Real Madrid in La Liga’s title race on Tuesday after being held to a 2-2 draw at home to third-placed Atletico Madrid as a late penalty from Saul Niguez cancelled out Lionel Messi’s 700th career goal.
With Atletico Madrid ramping up their training for a potential La Liga restart their Portugal attacker Joao Felix has twisted his left knee, his club said on Monday.
England international Kieran Trippier has been charged by the English Football Association over allegedly breaching betting rules in July 2019, the month he moved from Tottenham to Atletico Madrid.
Jurgen Klopp said on Monday he feels like "Kindergarten Cop" in comparison to the raging Diego Simeone but it will be Liverpool looking to make it a case of men against boys when they face Atletico Madrid in the Champions League.
MADRID: Atletico Madrid won for the first time in four games on Saturday thanks to a 1-0 win over Granada that moved them into fourth place in La Liga, as Getafe continued their surprising charge towards Champions League football.
Real Madrid will still be without their two most expensive players Gareth Bale and Eden Hazard for Saturday’s derby at home to Atletico Madrid as Zinedine Zidane’s side look to cement their new-found status as La Liga title favourites.
Atletico Madrid chief executive Miguel Angel Gil Marin urged fans not to lose faith with coach Diego Simeone and his side after their humiliating Copa del Rey defeat by third division side Cultural Leonesa.
Koke, who took part in the game at the second half, opened the score for his team but he was forced to leave the pitch twenty minutes later.
Barcelona qualified for the tournament as LaLiga champions while the Capital giants secured their spot as they finished second at the league table last season.
Barcelona coach Ernesto Valverde has praised Lionel Messi for scoring the only goal against Atletico Madrid.
Antoine Griezmann admitted on Sunday that he was moved to tears of happiness when his big-money move to Barcelona finally came through after a controversial exit from former club Atletico Madrid.
He made his Portugal debut in this month’s 3-1 win over Switzerland in the UEFA Nations League semi-final.
Antoine Griezmann was jeered during his last game for Atletico Madrid and Rodrigo might have scored his final goal for the club as they came from behind to draw 2-2 against Levante in La Liga on Saturday.
Griezmann, who spent five years inside the club, revealed that searching for new challenges is the main reason behind his decision.
Gosin represented the club in 387 games and scored 27 goals for the team known as Los Rojiblancos.
Atletico Madrid coach Diego Simeone believes Diego Costa's eight-match ban is harsh and has dismissed suggestions the striker could be sold in the summer.
Barcelona forward Luis Suarez said his side had taken two steps towards wrapping up the La Liga title
The French strikerwas linked with a move to Barcelona last summer but at the end he decided to stay at the club.
Atletico Madrid thrashed Alaves 4-0 on Saturday to keep alive their faint hopes of winning the La Liga title as they stayed 10 points behind leaders Barcelona in second place in the standings.
Cristiano Ronaldo was lauded in the Spanish press after his stunning hat-trick in Tuesday's 3-0 win over Atletico Madrid sent Juventus into the quarter-finals of the Champions League.