La Liga: Real Madrid travel to Girona in eye of political storm; Atletico face Cedric Bakambu's Villarreal test
It will be Real Madrid's first trip to Catalonia since violence marred a separatist called independence referendum for the region on 1 October that has sparked weeks of political chaos.
Chelsea striker Michy Batshuayi came off the bench to snatch a 2-1 win at Atletico Madrid on Wednesday with the last kick of the game, taking Antonio Conte’s side top of Champions League Group C.
Antoine Griezmann ensured Malaga didn't spoil Atletico Madrid's moving in party at their new 68,000 Wanda Metropolitano stadium with the only goal in a 1-0 win on Saturday.
Diego Simeone has committed his future to Atletico Madrid by agreeing a two-year contract extension to remain as coach of the Spanish giants until 2020, Atletico announced on Tuesday.
La Liga: Atletico Madrid aim to pip title favourites Real Madrid, Barcelona after shifting base from Vicente Calderon
For an off-season that began by losing an appeal against a one-year transfer ban, Atletico Madrid have emerged impressively unscathed as they welcome in a new era by moving to the newly built Wanda Metropolitano.
Atletico Madrid midfielder Saul Niguez on Saturday signed a contract extension that will keep him at the La Liga outfit for another nine years.
UEFA Euro U-21 Championship: Germany stun Spain to claim second title thanks to Mitchell Weiser header
Mitchell Weiser scored with a looping first-half header to hand Germany the under-21 European Championship title after a 1-0 win over Spain in the southern Polish city of Krakow on Friday.
Germany and Spain are bracing for a "clasico" showdown in the final of the European Under-21 championship in the southern Polish city of Krakow on Friday.
Champions League final: Real Madrid boss Zinedine Zidane denies divided loyalties in Juventus reunion
"For sure it is special because Juventus was a very important club for me as a player. It is a club that also gave me everything," said Zidane.
Champions League: Atletico's boisterous first half not enough to stop Real Madrid's shot at making history
Real Madrid will feature in their third European final in four seasons. One more victory and Zidane will have another reason to hold a dear place for the club of his life.
Real Madrid lost their semi-final second leg 2-1 to Atletico Madrid but progressed to the final 4-2 on aggregate.
Champions League: Cristiano Ronaldo's decisiveness helps Real Madrid continue dominance over Atletico
It was Cristiano Ronaldo’s intelligent movement and his eye for a goal which put daylight between Real Madrid and Atletico. The bigger the stage, the more likely it is that Ronaldo will score.
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.
Champions League: Craig Shakespeare says Leicester City would 'want more' European football after fairytale run
Leicester City manager Craig Shakespeare said his side's remarkable run to the Champions League quarter-finals left his players determined to return to Europe's top table as soon as possible.
Despite heavy Leicester pressure and furious noise inside the King Power Stadium, Atletico completed a 2-1 aggregate win to reach the semi-finals for the third time in four seasons.
In a game of very few chances, Griezmann proved decisive as it was he who also won the penalty with a lung-busting run from well inside his own half before being brought down.
Antoine Griezmann was among the scorers for Atletico Madrid as they beat Bayer Leverkusen 4-2 in the first leg of their Champions League last-16 tie on Tuesday.
A stunning four-goal blitz in allowed Sevilla to leapfrog Barcelona into 2nd in La Liga with a win over Malaga, while Atletico Madrid beat Las Palmas.
Lionel Messi, Neymar and a Johan Cruyff-style turn from Hal Robson-Kanu are among 10 candidates to win the Fifa Puskas Award for goal of the year.
Bayern Munich is looking to its strength at home to overturn a 1-0 loss to Atletico Madrid and reach the Champions League final for the second time in three years.