Barcelona are not concerned about Luis Suarez`s lack of goals in his first few months in Spain and are confident the Uruguay forward will rediscover his scoring touch soon, coach Luis Enrique said on Friday.
Espanyol secured a commanding lead in their King`s Cup quarter-final tie against Sevilla when Felipe Caicedo, Sergio Garcia, with a penalty, and Lucas Vazquez scored in a 3-1 first-leg home win on Thursday.
Real Madrid`s King`s Cup exit to Atletico on Thursday was more evidence Diego Simeone`s side have the measure of the European champions this season and left Real coach Carlo Ancelotti scratching his head for a solution.
David Moyes made light of his first dismissal since taking over as Real Sociedad manager when he leapt over a fence into the stands to watch the rest of the match and accepted crisps from a girl sitting behind him on Wednesday.
Avoiding relegation from La Liga remains the overwhelming priority for Real Sociedad although the Basque club are still dreaming of reaching the final of the King`s Cup, coach David Moyes said on Tuesday.
Atletico Madrid must avoid another poor first-half showing if they are to protect their 2-0 lead over Real Madrid in the King`s Cup on Thursday and advance to the quarter-finals, according to fullback Juanfran.
Atletico Madrid`s prodigal son Fernando Torres could make his return in a heated derby with Real Madrid on Wednesday in the last 16 of the King`s Cup if he looks sharp in training, coach Diego Simeone has said.
Barcelona forward Neymar has failed to recover from a minor ankle problem and will not be available for Tuesday`s King`s Cup last-32, second leg at home to third-tier Huesca, coach Luis Enrique said on Monday.