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Real Madrid draws 1-1 against Villarreal in La Liga
Real Madrid draws 1-1 against Villarreal in La Liga

Real Madrid drew 1-1 against Villarreal and FC Barcelona defeated 3-1 Granada in Spain's La Liga match day.

Must-win La Liga match for FC Barcelona against Granada FC
Must-win La Liga match for FC Barcelona against Granada FC

FC Barcelona travel to struggling Granada FC Saturday knowing anything other than a win will almost certainly mean the end of their challenge for the La Liga.

Lionel Messi still Barcelona's penalty man despite miss against City
Lionel Messi still Barcelona's penalty man despite miss against City

FC Barcelona coach Luis Enrique insisted Wednesday that Lionel Messi is still the man to take penalties for his side despite the Argenitine's dramatic last minute miss against Manchester City Tuesday night.

La Liga: Barcelona slump to stunning home defeat by Malaga
La Liga: Barcelona slump to stunning home defeat by Malaga

Barcelona`s La Liga title hopes were dealt a huge blow as Malaga stunned the Camp Nou with a 1-0 win on Saturday.

La Liga title challengers favourites to win this weekend
La Liga title challengers favourites to win this weekend

The race for the La Liga title will probably not see too many changes this coming weekend as Real Madrid, FC Barcelona and Atletico Madrid all face rivals they will expect to beat.

Lionel Messi motivated to get to back his best
Lionel Messi motivated to get to back his best

FC Barcelona striker Lionel Messi has admitted that last season saw him well below his best form, but added that had been one of the motivations he had found to return to his top level in 2015.

Real Madrid need to keep nerves as Barcelona, Atletico seek to close in
Real Madrid need to keep nerves as Barcelona, Atletico seek to close in

FC Barcelona have the chance to pile the pressure on La Liga leaders Real Madrid this weekend.

Winning is even more important this week: Jordi Alba
Winning is even more important this week: Jordi Alba

Barcelona defender Jordi Alba said that when two direct rivals for the title race such as Real Madrid and Atletico de Madrid come face to face, "it is even more important to win for his team to win."

Barcelona stars return to training, Dani Alves trains individually
Barcelona stars return to training, Dani Alves trains individually

Following two days of rest, FC Barcelona players returned to training with the notable absence of Brazilian right-back Dani Alves, who trained individually.

Real Madrid's James Rodriguez, Sergio Ramos out for a long haul
Real Madrid's James Rodriguez, Sergio Ramos out for a long haul

Real Madrid will be without the services of midfielder James Rodriguez for around two months, while Sergio Ramos' left hamstring injury will keep him out for around three weeks.

Spanish football league president defends Barca chief
Spanish football league president defends Barca chief

Javier Tebas, president of the Spanish Football League (LFP), defended FC Barcelona chief Josep Maria Bartomeu after the latter was indicted for tax fraud.

Other factors behind tax fraud accusations: Barca president
Other factors behind tax fraud accusations: Barca president

FC Barcelona president Josep Maria Bartomeu believes the club's identification with the Catalan region is a major factor in imputing tax fraud charges against him over signing Brazilian striker Neymar.

'Guardiola could coach Qatar for 2022 World Cup'
'Guardiola could coach Qatar for 2022 World Cup'

German club Bayern Munich's coach Pep Guardiola could take over as Qatar’s football coach for the 2022 World Cup, reports in Germany suggested Wednesday.

Carry on with nutmegs, Barca coach tells underfire Neymar
Carry on with nutmegs, Barca coach tells underfire Neymar

 Barcelona coach Luis Enrique has told Neymar to carry on regardless after the Brazilian received criticism for provoking Atletico Madrid players with his "nutmegging and talking".

Barcelona aim to keep good times rolling against Villarreal
Barcelona aim to keep good times rolling against Villarreal

FC Barcelona and Villarreal face each other Sunday evening in what is a dress rehearsal for the Kings Cup semi-final between the two sides.

Neymar attributes good form to friend Lionel Messi
Neymar attributes good form to friend Lionel Messi

 Brazilian forward Neymar da Silva has attributed a part of his good form this season to a strong relationship with Argentine star player and Barcelona teammate Lionel Messi.

Xavi resumes training with Barcelona
Xavi resumes training with Barcelona

FC Barcelona midfielder Xavi Hernandez, who has missed the team's recent games due to a hamstring injury, has resumed training with the rest of the squad and is awaiting medical approval to play on Sunday against Deportivo de La Coruna.

Atletico Madrid look to deepen Barcelona crisis
Atletico Madrid look to deepen Barcelona crisis

FC Barcelona coach Luis Enrique faces another trial by football when his side entertains Atletico Madrid at the Camp Nou Stadium Sunday night.

Valencia vow to banish fan who threw bottle at Lionel Messi
Valencia vow to banish fan who threw bottle at Lionel Messi

 Valencia will banish a fan who hit Barcelona forward Lionel Messi on the head with a plastic bottle on Sunday for life once they have been identified, the club said on Monday.

Unaware Lionel Messi was injected painkiller: Luis Enrique
Unaware Lionel Messi was injected painkiller: Luis Enrique

 FC Barcelona coach Luis Enrique has said he did not know that star striker Lionel Messi had played in Saturday's Clasico match against Real Madrid after been given a pain-killing injection.