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Struggling Madrid visits Alavés without Zidane due to virus

BARCELONA, Spain (AP) — Real Madrid will have to find the solution to its recent struggles without Zinedine Zidane on the touchline when it visits Alavés after the coach tested positive the coronaviru...

Messi doubtful as Barça plays Bilbao in Super Cup final

BARCELONA, Spain (AP) — Lionel Messi is doubtful for the final of the Spanish Super Cup on Sunday, when his Barcelona will face Athletic Bilbao. Barcelona’s all-time leading scorer h...

Alavés, Cádiz humbled by 2nd-tier teams in Copa del Rey

BARCELONA, Spain (AP) — Coach Abelardo Fernández had a nightmare debut in his second stint at Alavés after it was routed 5-0 by second-tier side Almería in the Copa del Rey on Saturday. ...

Gerard Moreno leads Villarreal to 4-0 rout at Celta Vigo

BARCELONA, Spain (AP) — Gerard Moreno scored his competition-leading 10th goal to set Villarreal on its way to a commanding 4-0 victory at Celta Vigo in the Spanish league on Friday. ...

Messi finds playmaking partner in 18-year-old Pedri

BARCELONA, Spain (AP) — When Lionel Messi links up with teenage teammate Pedro “Pedri” González, good things happen for Barcelona. Twice in just over three weeks, Pedri has given Mes...

Atlético stunned by 3rd-tier Cornellà in Copa del Rey

BARCELONA, Spain (AP) — Spanish league leader Atlético Madrid was upset by third-tier Cornellà in the Copa del Rey on Wednesday, losing 1-0 at the Barcelona-based club in the round of 32. ...

Celta and Getafe stunned by third-tier clubs in Copa del Rey

BARCELONA, Spain (AP) — Celta Vigo and Getafe both lost to third-tier teams in the Copa del Rey’s Round-of-32 on Tuesday. Celta was humbled 5-2 at Ibiza in a match played on artifici...

Real Madrid beats Celta Vigo 2-0 to go top in Spain

BARCELONA, Spain (AP) — Real Madrid took a one-point lead at the top of the Spanish league with a 2-0 win over Celta Vigo on Saturday. Second-place Atlético Madrid has played three ...

Sociedad beats Bilbao 1-0 in Basque derby to end winless run

BARCELONA, Spain (AP) — Real Sociedad won 1-0 at Athletic Bilbao in a Basque Country derby to end its winless run and strengthen its hold on third place in the Spanish league on Thursday. ...

Suárez scores to give Atlético 1-0 win over Getafe

BARCELONA, Spain (AP) — Luis Suárez headed in the winner to give Atlético Madrid a 1-0 victory over Getafe on Wednesday and protect its lead of the Spanish league. The Uruguay strike...

Barcelona held 1-1 at home by Eibar without Messi

BARCELONA, Spain (AP) — Barcelona was held to a 1-1 draw at home by Eibar on Tuesday in a Spanish league match that Lionel Messi missed due to injury. Barcelona substitute Ousmane De...

AP Interview: Laporta believes he can convince Messi to stay

BARCELONA, Spain (AP) — Former Barcelona club president Joan Laporta has a simple pitch in his attempt to get reelected to the post. According to Laporta, he is the best chance Barcelona has of convin...

Spain’s King demands model behavior amid father's scandal

BARCELONA, Spain (AP) — Spanish King Felipe VI used his traditional Christmas Eve speech to make a renewed call for Spain's leaders to demonstrate exemplary behavior, a message he delivered Thursday n...

Asensio spurs Real Madrid to 2-0 win over Granada

BARCELONA, Spain (AP) — Substitute Marco Asensio helped lead Real Madrid to a 2-0 win over Granada on Wednesday, keeping it level on points with Spanish league leader Atlético Madrid. ...

Atlético wins 2-0 at Sociedad to increase lead in Spain

BARCELONA, Spain (AP) — Mario Hermoso and Marcos Llorente scored second-half goals to give Atlético Madrid a 2-0 victory at Real Sociedad, increasing its lead in the Spanish league on Tuesday. ...