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Madrid held by Sociedad ahead of derby against Atlético

MADRID (AP) — Real Madrid missed a chance to move even closer to Spanish league leader Atlético Madrid ahead of their derby next weekend when it drew at home with Real Sociedad 1-1 on Monday. ...

Messi leads Barcelona to win over Elche in Spanish league

MADRID (AP) — Lionel Messi scored twice in the second half as Barcelona stayed near the top of the Spanish league by defeating Elche 3-0 on Wednesday in a match postponed from the first round because ...

Defense a problem as Atlético Madrid faces Chelsea in CL

MADRID (AP) — Atlético Madrid has long been synonymous with reliable and tough defense. No team has conceded fewer goals than Atlético in the Spanish league since coach Diego Simeone...

Levante ends Atlético's 11-game unbeaten streak in league

MADRID (AP) — Atlético Madrid lost 2-0 at home to Levante in the Spanish league on Saturday, ending its 11-match unbeaten streak and giving Real Madrid and Barcelona a chance to cut into its lead at t...

Atlético held by Levante, moves 6 points in front of Madrid

MADRID (AP) — Atlético Madrid was held to a 1-1 draw at Levante on Wednesday in a Spanish league match postponed from the second round, a result that still extended its lead over Real Madrid to six po...

Big loss to PSG a reality check for Barcelona

MADRID (AP) — Barcelona had just conceded the equalizer against Paris Saint-Germain when veteran defender Gerard Piqué snapped at his teammates at the Camp Nou. Standing inside the p...

Barcelona meets PSG for 1st time since epic 6-1 comeback win

MADRID (AP) — The last time Barcelona hosted Paris Saint-Germain, it was one of the greatest comebacks in Champions League history. The same teams will meet Tuesday at the Camp Nou f...

Madrid beats Valencia 2-0 to keep pace with leader Atlético

MADRID (AP) — Karim Benzema and Toni Kroos scored first-half goals as Real Madrid comfortably beat Valencia 2-0 on Sunday to keep pace with Spanish league leader Atlético Madrid. Mad...

Levante holds Athletic to 1-1 draw in Copa del Rey semifinal

MADRID (AP) — In its first Copa del Rey semifinal in 86 years, Levante held host Athletic Bilbao to a 1-1 draw in the first leg on Thursday. The teams will meet again for the second ...

Copa del Rey: Sevilla beats Barcelona in Messi's 900th game

MADRID (AP) — Taking advantage of a quiet game from Lionel Messi in his 900th career match, Sevilla defeated Barcelona 2-0 in the first leg of the Copa del Rey semifinals on Wednesday. ...

Real Madrid wins postponed match to move closer to Atlético

MADRID (AP) — Real Madrid kept its momentum in the Spanish league by defeating Getafe 2-0 on Tuesday to cut Atlético Madrid’s lead to five points. Karim Benzema and fellow Frenchman ...

Atlético concedes late, misses chance to increase its lead

MADRID (AP) — Another outstanding night by Luis Suárez wasn’t enough to keep Atlético Madrid from missing a chance to increase its lead in the Spanish league. An Atlético team deplet...

Coaches sent off after player injury in Spanish league

MADRID (AP) — Both coaches in the Spanish league match between Sevilla and Getafe were sent off after a heated altercation on the sidelines following a hard foul on a player that caused a serious inju...

Varane double leads Madrid comeback win at last-place Huesca

MADRID (AP) — Defender Raphael Varane spared Real Madrid some blushes as his second-half goals helped the defending champions come from behind to win at last-placed Huesca 2-1 in the Spanish league on...

Athletic defeats Betis in shootout to reach Copa semifinals

MADRID (AP) — Raúl García scored a last-gasp equalizer to force extra time and goalkeeper Unai Simón made two penalty saves as Athletic Bilbao defeated Real Betis 4-1 in a shootout to reach the Copa d...