Spain

Monday 19 January 2015

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The Barcelona boss believes the Argentine has maintained exceptional standards throughout the season after his hat-trick against Deportivo

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COMMENT: The Argentine attacker looks fully motivated again and hit a superb hat-trick as his coach kept faith with the XI that beat Atletico Madrid at Camp Nou last weekend

Sunday 18 January 2015

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Following wins for Real and Atletico Madrid, the pressure is on Luis Enrique's men to deliver the points on Sunday

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Diego Simeone's men battled to victory at the Vicente Calderon thanks to a penalty from Mario Mandzukic and a Raul Garcia header, sending them back into third place in La Liga

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The Croatian striker netted a penalty in the first half before Raul Garcia added a second late on to ensure the champions did not lose ground on Real Madrid and Barcelona

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Sunday's 3-0 win over Getafe helped Los Blancos recover from their midweek cup upset against Atletico Madrid and the coach was delighted with their efforts

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The reigning champions are looking to ensure they don't fall further behind Real Madrid and Barcelona when they come up against the side sitting joint bottom of the table

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COMMENT: A moment of inspiration from the Frenchman allowed Madrid to go on and beat Getafe 3-0 on Sunday, but the Liga leaders are relying on individuals in the Croat's absence

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The Frenchman showed some excellent skill to set up the Portuguese star for the opening goal and says the presence of the Ballon d'Or winner helps him to shine

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Carlo Ancelotti's men were dumped out of the Copa del Rey on Thursday, but the two forwards ensured they bounced back with aplomb

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The European champions are set to eclipse the €51 million Juventus paid for Gianluigi Buffon in order to land the Manchester United man, according to reports

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Nuno Espirito Santo's side saw off a spirited Almeria while Villarreal gave themselves a European boost with a 2-0 win over Athletic Bilbao and David Moyes' Real Sociedad lost

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The Potters boss claimed the Spaniard's creativity is helping improve his side's performances away from home after the 24-year-old scored the only goal in their win at Leicester

Saturday 17 January 2015

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The coach took a swipe at coverage of the Catalans, while revealing that Xavi remains a doubt for Sunday's match but that Neymar is expected to be fit