La Liga: Antoine Griezmann's form provides Atletico Madrid much-needed boost ahead of summit clash against Barcelona
Griezmann will enter the game at Camp Nou boosted by outstanding performances in the last two league games —a hat-trick against Sevilla and four goals against Leganes.
La Liga: Antoine Griezmann blasts four past Leganes as Atletico Madrid close gap on leaders Barcelona
Antoine Griezmann made it back-to-back hat-tricks by putting four goals past Leganes and now Atletico Madrid's star striker has Barcelona in his sights.
La Liga: Cristiano Ronaldo-less Real Madrid survive scare to beat Leganes and move back to third place
Cristiano Ronaldo was rested as Real Madrid came from behind to win 3-1 at Leganes on Wednesday and move back up to third place in La Liga.
La Liga: Luka Modric's thigh injury makes him latest player to join list of injured Real Madrid players
A statement on Real Madrid's website said Modric "has been diagnosed with a muscle injury in the biceps femoris of the right leg."
Copa del Rey: Barcelona's Yerry Mina set to make debut in place of injured Gerard Pique in semis clash against Valencia
23-year-old Mina joined Barca from Brazilian side Palmeiras last month for €11.8 million, but the centre-back has yet to feature for his new club.
Joaquin Correa and Franco Vazquez scored as Sevilla advanced to a second Copa del Rey final in three years on Wednesday following a 3-1 aggregate victory over Leganes.
India Open 2018: Spain's Beatriz Corrales takes tough route to emerge out of Carolina Marin's shadow
Spanish shuttler Beatriz Corrales takes the harder route to emerge out of the shadow of Marin and have her own identity in world badminton.
Copa del Rey: Luis Suarez gives Barcelona edge over Valenica in semi-final first leg; Leganes draw against Sevilla
Luis Suarez headed in the only goal as defending champions Barcelona edged Valencia 1-0 in their Copa del Rey semi-final first leg at a half-full Camp Nou on Thursday.
Simeone was sent to the stands in the aftermath of Pablo Sarabia's 79th-minute goal for Sevilla, after he argued vociferously with and then sarcastically applauded officials.
Luis Suarez scored an early opener in the quarter-final second leg before Messi's deflected effort gave Barcelona a 2-1 aggregate advantage as the holders overturned a 1-0 deficit from last week's first leg.
Real Madrid crashed to a humiliating Copa del Rey exit on Wednesday when they were knocked out by little Leganes in the quarter-finals, adding to the atmosphere of crisis at the European champions.
Sevilla, finalists in 2016, were in charge of this quarter-final with a 2-1 first leg success and Escudero's lightning contribution all but sealed Atletico's fate.
Copa del Rey: Marco Asensio's late strike gives stuttering Real Madrid narrow first leg win over Leganes
A last-gasp goal from Marco Asensio gave a virtually second-string Real Madrid a 1-0 first leg Spanish Cup quarter-final victory at Leganes on Thursday.
"I can't imagine a Madrid without Cristiano (Ronaldo)," said Zinedine Zidane, a World Cup winner as a player.
Unless Barcelona's appeal is successful, Pique will miss next Sunday's top of the table clash at Valencia.
Both Madrid sides suffered a familiar lack of cutting edge in front of goal this season
La Liga: Lacklustre Atletico Madrid held by Leganes, Sevilla hand Malaga their sixth defeat of season
Atletico Madrid's poor week following their Champions League defeat by Chelsea continued as they lost more ground in the La Liga title race in a 0-0 draw at Leganes.
La Liga: Valencia register narrow win over Las Palmas, Deportivo Alaves defeat Leganes on opening day
A minute's silence for the victims was held in Valencia and at Leganes, who hosted Alaves, where a moving rendition of "Cant dels Ocells", a traditional Catalan song, was also sung.
Victory restores Atletico's three-point lead over Sevilla in the fight for third place behind Real Madrid and Barcelona, who face off on Sunday.
Granada's slim hopes of launching a bid for La Liga survival under Tony Adams were further diminished as an under-strength Celta Vigo ran out 3-0 away winners on Sunday.