Barcelona striker Luis Suarez is set to be sidelined for four months after undergoing keyhole surgery on his right knee, the Spanish champions have announced.
Diego Simeone hailed the heart of Atletico Madrid after they stunned Barcelona 3-2 to reach the Spanish Super Cup final in Saudi Arabia.
Atletico Madrid came from behind to beat Barcelona in a five-goal thriller and book their spot in the Spanish Super Cup final in Saudi Arabia.
Barcelona boss Ernesto Valverde blamed Frenkie De Jong’s red card fordropping two points in the derby draw with Espanyol.
Espanyol substitute Wu Lei’s late equaliser denied 10-man city rivals Barcelona victory in a 2-2 LaLiga draw on Saturday night.
Espanyol dented city rivals Barcelona’s LaLiga title ambitions in a pulsating 2-2 derby draw at the RCDE Stadium.
Luis Suarez provided a goal and three assists as Barcelona opened up a three-point gap at the top of LaLiga after a 4-1 victory over Alaves at Nou Camp.
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.
Lionel Messi scored the 53rd hat-trick of his astonishing career to help Barcelona crush Mallorca 5-2 at the Nou Camp to retain their place at the top of LaLiga.
Gareth Bale was jeered on his Bernabeu return but made a goal as Real Madrid beat Real Sociedad 3-1.
A scrappy late strike from Arturo Vidal saw Barcelona come from behind to record a 2-1 LaLiga victory over bottom-of-the-table Leganes.
Lionel Messi converted an added-time penalty as Argentina salvaged a 2-2 draw against their South American rivals Uruguay in a friendly in Tel Aviv.
Yet again Scotland won’t be there but the big kick-off is today and all eyes are now firmly fixed on the World Cup in Russia.
A Tayside youngster managed to rub shoulders with footballing royalty during a once-in-a-lifetime trip to Barcelona.