Dani Alves, who recently signed a three-year deal with Sao Paulo, found the back of the net in the 40th minute to score the only goal of the game against Ceara.
Daniele De Rossi's move to Boca Juniors could mark start of European influx instead of one last payday transfers
In the money-driven world of modern football, Daniele De Rossi’s arrival is unusual in that he has no links to the Buenos Aires club, other than a friendship with their sporting director, his former Roma team mate Nicolas Burdisso.
LaLiga: Diego Simeone says he's 'committed' to Atletico Madrid despite exodus of Antoine Griezmann and other senior players
In February, former Argentina midfielder Simeone, who spent two separate spells at Atleti as a player, renewed his contract until 2022, meaning he is headed for a decade in charge.
LaLiga: Atletico Madrid will find it 'very difficult' to replace Antoine Griezmann, says manager Diego Simeone
Frenchman Antoine Griezmann informed Atletico of his decision in a meeting with Simeone, chief executive Miguel Angel Gil Marin and sporting director Andrea Berta
LaLiga: Atletico Madrid captain Diego Godin announces end of nine-year stint in Spanish capital in emotional press conference
Godin has been one of the best central defenders in the world under Atletico coach Diego Simeone, who attended an emotional press conference at the Wanda Metropolitano, along with several players and president Enrique Cerezo
Europa League: Atletico defender Juanfran set to miss both semi-final legs against Arsenal with hamstring injury
Atletico Madrid defender Juanfran is set to miss both legs of the club’s Europa League semi-final tie with Arsenal because of a hamstring injury.
La Liga: Lionel Messi's late goal helps Barcelona claim comeback win over Alaves, Atletico Madrid beat Las Palmas
Barcelona escaped a scare on Philippe Coutinho's first start as Lionel Messi struck with a trademark free-kick to help his side beat Alaves 2-1.
Atletico Madrid, despite twice come within inches of Champions League glory in the last four years, have experienced an emphatic fall from grace this season and are on the brink of a humiliating exit from the group stage.
A Cristiano Ronaldo strop and two more dropped points signalled a bad weekend for Real Madrid as Barcelona and Atletico Madrid made up ground in the title race, whilst Athletic Bilbao and Valencia's upturn in fortunes continued.
Spain coach Vicente del Bosque hailed his defending champions, including benched captain Iker Casillas, after a Euro 2016 masterclass that left the Czech Republic on the wrong end of a 1-0 Group D.
Barcelona defender Gerard Pique headed a late winner as defending champions Spain overcame a resolute and determined Czech Republic 1-0 in their Group D opener in Toulouse on Monday.
As Spain head into 2016 Euros as defending champions, football fans are left in a quandary. Over the last eight years, they have gone into major tournaments as favourites but the one blip has changed everyone's perception.
Juanfran’s winning penalty sent Atletico Madrid into the Champions League quarter-finals on Tuesday, clinching an agonising 8-7 penalty shoot-out win over PSV Eindhoven