Group C's early pacesetters meet in the Champions League on Wednesday as Atletico Madrid hosts Benfica in the Spanish capital.
Tuesday, September 29, 2015
Rafael Benitez is confident the goals will flow again for Real Madrid as it prepares for its first meeting with Malmo this week.
Monday, September 28, 2015
Barcelona star Lionel Messi has thanked well-wishers after he was ruled out for up to two months with a knee injury.
Filmed over 14 months, the documentary promises to deliver "unprecedented access" to the Real Madrid star and is set for a worldwide release on Nov. 9.
The Barcelona and Argentina star is suspected of avoiding huge payments on image rights, which has led to the opening of an official probe in Catalunya.
Bayer Leverkusen attacker Javier Hernandez is sad to see Barcelona's Lionel Messi miss Tuesday's Champions League match due to injury
Manuel Pellegrini's men suffered their heaviest league defeat since in over four years, while Real Madrid failed to score at home for the first time in 37 league games.
Barcelona's rate of scoring accelerated while Real Madrid's hit a brick wall, plus joy for Villarreal and an unwanted record for Malaga as we review the action from La Liga.
While the attacker has emerged as a leader at the Liga club, the Mexican defender's development is the real story, writes Jon Arnold.
Barcelona must make do without its talisman while Arsenal's absentees are mounting up and Roma has been hit by two massive blows going forward.
Barcelona takes on Bayer Leverkusen in the Champions League and Marc Bartra says his side must prove its strength without Lionel Messi.
Sunday, September 27, 2015
Lionel Messi is facing up to two months out with a knee injury, but Argentina doctor Donato Villani believes he can make a swift return.
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The Real Madrid forward's failure to score against Malaga has been played down by his teammate, who insists there is no cause for concern.
The central midfielder said he knew the Argentine was crocked in their defeat of Las Palmas on Saturday as he never complains.
Saturday, September 26, 2015
The Brazilian forward spurned his opportunity from 12 yards against Las Palmas, with the Camp Nou outfit having now missed three spot kicks this term.
The Portugal star had 14 attempts without scoring as he looked to become the Blancos' record goalscorer, but the defender insists his colleague only thinks of the team.
Real Madrid coach Rafael Benitez has rued his side's profligacy in front of goal after its 0-0 draw against Malaga.
Villarreal's dream start to La Liga continued with a win over fellow high-flyer Atletico Madrid at the Estadio El Madrigal.
A solitary goal from Leo Baptistao was enough for the home side at El Madrigal, with Diego Simeone's men unable to get into their stride throughout the 90 minutes on the road