Real Madrid moved three points clear of Barcelona at the top of LaLiga after a hard-fought 1-0 win over Real Valladolid at Estadio Jose Zorrilla.
Quique Setien will take charge of Barcelona for the first time when they host Granada on Sunday night.
Borussia Monchengladbach’s Bundesliga title hopes were dealt a blow as they were beaten 2-0 at Schalke.
Barcelona have appointed Quique Setien to replace Ernesto Valverde on a contract until the end of the 2021-22 season.
Zinedine Zidane insists Real Madrid are happy to be in Saudi Arabia as they prepare for the controversial revamped Spanish Super Cup.
Mario Balotelli criticised Lazio fans after offensive chants towards the former Brescia striker caused play to be briefly stopped in the Serie A clash.
Barcelona head coach Ernesto Valverde is set to take Marc-Andre Ter Stegen out of the firing line after revealing his goalkeeper has been playing despite a knee injury.
Real Madrid head coach Zinedine Zidane called for patience after his side lost ground at the top of LaLiga following a frustrating goalless draw against Athletic Bilbao at the Bernabeu.
Real Madrid boss Zinedine Zidane was the happier manager after El Clasico ended goalless for the first time since 2002.
Karim Benzema’s last-gasp equaliser against Valencia ensured Real Madrid kept pace with Barcelona at the top of the LaLiga table.
LaLiga leaders Barcelona saw a six-match winning streak halted after a 2-2 draw at Real Sociedad – which could see them knocked off the top of the table ahead of El Clasico.
Marco Reus headed in a stoppage-time equaliser as Borussia Dortmund recovered from three goals down to draw at home to Bundesliga bottom side Paderborn.
Ernesto Valverde says Barcelona must swiftly move on from the criticism which greeted the end of their seven-match winning run by beating Slavia Prague in the Champions League.