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Barça misses 2 penalties but advances past Cornellà in Copa

MADRID (AP) — Ousmane Dembélé scored early in extra time after missing a penalty late in regulation as Barcelona defeated third-division club Cornellà 2-0 in the round of 32 of the Copa del Rey on Thu...

Zidane under fire as Real Madrid loses again

MADRID (AP) — After watching his team collapse late in extra time against third-division club Alcoyano in the Copa del Rey, Zinedine Zidane turned his back on the field and smiled in disbelief. ...

3rd-division club Alcoyano upsets Madrid in Copa del Rey

MADRID (AP) — Real Madrid couldn't avoid another Copa del Rey upset, not even while playing with an extra man against a third-division club. Small Spanish club Alcoyano came from beh...

Messi facing lengthy suspension for hitting opponent

MADRID (AP) — After losing the Spanish Super Cup final, Barcelona is also in danger of losing Lionel Messi for an extended period after he hit an opponent toward the end of the match. ...

Jovic starts rebuilding career in Germany after Madrid lows

DÜSSELDORF, Germany (AP) — Underwhelming at Real Madrid, Luka Jovic has a second chance to prove himself at the German club where he made his name. The Serbian striker came off the b...

Messi sees red, Athletic beats Barca in Spanish Super Cup

Lionel Messi lost his cool after another Barcelona collapse on Sunday, hitting an opponent away from the ball and being sent off for the first time while playing with the Catalan club in the team’s 3-...

Real Madrid and Atlético turn focus to decisive league derby

MADRID (AP) — After both teams staved off elimination from the Champions League, Real Madrid and Atlético Madrid now face each other. The Spanish rivals meet on Saturday at the Alfre...

Madrid beats Gladbach to avoid Champions League elimination

MADRID (AP) — Karim Benzema scored two first-half goals as Real Madrid beat Borussia Mönchengladbach 2-0 on Wednesday to avoid an early exit in the Champions League. Madrid needed a...

Madrid beats Sevilla to end winless run in Spanish league

MADRID (AP) — Real Madrid edged Sevilla 1-0 Saturday to end a three-game winless streak in the Spanish league and ease the pressure on coach Zinedine Zidane. An own-goal by Sevilla g...

Atlético Madrid tries to grab Spanish league lead

MADRID (AP) — Atlético Madrid's first chance to lead the Spanish league comes on Saturday when it hosts Valladolid. A seventh league victory in a row would put Atlético two point ahe...

Struggling Real Madrid faces decisive stretch of matches

MADRID (AP) — Unable to put a stop to its struggling ways, Real Madrid is suddenly facing a pivotal week. Madrid has only one win in its last five matches in all competitions, and mo...

Atlético concedes late to draw 1-1 with Bayern Munich in CL

MADRID (AP) — Atlético Madrid was held to a 1-1 draw against a depleted Bayern Munich squad on Tuesday, failing to secure its spot in the knockout stage of the Champions League in advance. ...

Atlético Madrid looks to advance while Bayern rests players

MADRID (AP) — Atlético Madrid needs to rebound. Bayern Munich is just looking to get some rest. Atlético will catch a break in the Champions League on Tuesday by hosting a Bayern squ...

Atlético Madrid beats Valencia for 6th straight win in Spain

MADRID (AP) — Atlético Madrid defeated Valencia 1-0 with a late own-goal to extend its winning streak to six matches in the Spanish league on Saturday. The own-goal by Valencia defen...

Real Sociedad, Villarreal aim to stay contenders in Spain

MADRID (AP) — Real Sociedad and Villarreal face each other this weekend looking to continue their rare run for the Spanish league title. League leader Sociedad hosts third-place Vill...