Real Madrid have it all to do against Chelsea after drawing the opener 1-1 and they are playing catch-up in LaLiga too, after Atletico Madrid had earlier scraped to a 1-0 victory against struggling Elche.
Karim Benzema to stand trial in October for alleged blackmail of former France teammate Matthieu Valbuena
Benzema is suspected of pressuring Valbuena in 2015 to pay blackmailers who threatened to reveal an intimate video in which Valbuena featured. He has been banned from the national team since November 2015.
Barcelona coach Luis Enrique stressed his desire for Spanish football to embrace video technology in crucial refereeing decisions on Wednesday, whilst league chiefs expect trials to take place from next season.
Real Madrid coach Zinedine Zidane believes he has no need to rush Gareth Bale back from a long-term ankle injury as the European champions extended their lead at the top of La Liga
Real Madrid will recover their killer instinct in front of goal, coach Zinedine Zidane warned as treble ambitions ended with Copa del Rey exit
Embroiled in the Mathieu Valbuena sex-tape scandal, France forward Karim Benzema will not be selected for Euro 2016, the player and the French Football Federation (FFF) confirmed on Wednesday.
Barcelona blew the La Liga title race wide open when Messi scored a hat-trick in a 4-3 comeback win for Barcelona at 10-man Real Madrid in ‘Clasico'.
Atletico Madrid, Malaga and Real Zaragoza all won while Rayo Vallecano and Celta Vigo fell to lower league opposition.