Spain

Thursday, February 26, 2015

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The Spanish titleholders have confirmed that Guilherme Siqueira has picked up a hamstring strain, while Saul Niguez has suffered a kidney trauma

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The Uruguayan has now scored four goals in his last two games - for Uruguay and Barcelona - against the England and Manchester City goalkeeper

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Both the defender and club captain Gabi acknowledged they were outfought by Bayer Leverkusen as they suffered a 1-0 defeat in Germany

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COMMENT: The IFAB is preparing to vote on the introduction of a fourth substitute in football – and its addition will have a huge impact on the game

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COMMENT: Diego Simeone's side were beaten at their own game in Germany and, deprived of several key players, face an uphill battle to make the Champions League's last eight

Wednesday, February 25, 2015

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The Barcelona striker insisted he did nothing wrong despite TV footage appearing to show him moving his head towards the hand of Martin Demichelis

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The Brazil international claimed he was verbally abused by the home supporter, but the man involved has protested his innocence

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The 16-year-old Norwegian wonderkid arrived in Spain in January and has only just made his debut for the reserves but Los Blancos now want to give him a taste of La Liga

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The forward has been criticised by his coaches for getting too emotional when chances are missed, so he is now trying to embrace the Spain international's cold-blooded demeanour

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The governing body's ethics committee says the medical committee head has no case to answer after a string of corruption charges were levelled against him

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The Blaugrana president was enthused by the way in which Luis Enrique's men passed the Premier League champions off the pitch for 45 minutes at the Etihad

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The Manchester City playmaker grabbed an assist as the hosts came back from two goals down to keep the tie alive but says they must not repeat their first-half display in Spain

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The Brazilian forward was seen approaching a fan after his side's 2-1 win at the Etihad Stadium, with whom he swapped curses and mockery, but the hosts are unconcerned

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The Barcelona star was the subject of taunts from one Portuguese-speaking home supporter and angrily confronted him at the final whistle