Real Madrid pay heavy price as title race remains tight
Real Madrid pay heavy price as title race remains tight

 The gap between leaders FC Barcelona and second-placed Real Madrid at the top of La Liga remains just two points after the 32nd round of matches.

Barcelona, Real Madrid renew La Liga title battle on Sunday
Barcelona, Real Madrid renew La Liga title battle on Sunday

FC Barcelona and Real Madrid renew their battle for the La Liga title on Sunday two weeks after the Catalans defeated their traditional rivals in the 'Clasico'.

Lionel Messi foot injury a concern as La Liga resumes
Lionel Messi foot injury a concern as La Liga resumes

Lionel Messi is a major doubtful starter in FC Barcelona's return to La Liga action this weekend after Argentina coach Gerard Martino admitted that the striker was suffering from a foot injury.

Neymar awarded Samba Gold trophy
Neymar awarded Samba Gold trophy

Brazilian striker Neymar has been awarded the Samba Gold trophy for being the best player from his country who is based in Europe.

Chinese football club overtakes Milan, Inter in club rankings
Chinese football club overtakes Milan, Inter in club rankings

Chinese club Guangzhou Evergrande is ranked above two Italian Serie A powerhouses, Inter Milan and AC Milan, in the world football club rankings, according to the latest release from footballdatabase.com, a specialised statistics website.

La Liga: Luis Suarez stunner hands Barcelona victory over Real Madrid
La Liga: Luis Suarez stunner hands Barcelona victory over Real Madrid

Barcelona moved four points clear at the top of La Liga as Luis Suarez`s brilliant individual effort handed them a 2-1 win over Real Madrid on Sunday.

FC Barcelona, Real Madrid maintain leadership duel
FC Barcelona, Real Madrid maintain leadership duel

Real Madrid ended their disappointing and worrying run of recent form with a 2-0 home win against Levante on Sunday night to remain one point behind FC Barcelona a week before they visit Camp Nou.

Judge upholds case against FC Barcelona bosses
Judge upholds case against FC Barcelona bosses

A Spanish judge on Friday upheld a tax fraud case against FC Barcelona`s current and ex-chairman over the signing of striker Neymar, taking them a step closer to a possible trial, a judicial source said.

FC Barcelona can't assure Lionel Messi's future at club
FC Barcelona can't assure Lionel Messi's future at club

FC Barcelona director of sport Ariedo Braida said that the club could have problems retaining star striker Lionel Messi.

FC Barcelona beat Rayo Vallecano 6-0 to go top of La Liga
FC Barcelona beat Rayo Vallecano 6-0 to go top of La Liga

FC Barcelona marched to the top of the La Liga convincingly thrashing Rayo Vallecano 6-1 here.

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.