Fernando Torres header sets Atletico Madrid on course for victory
Fernando Torres header sets Atletico Madrid on course for victory

A bullet header from Fernando Torres set up depleted Atletico Madrid for a 2-0 victory over Getafe on Saturday as the champions boosted their hopes of finishing third in La Liga.

La Liga: Atletico coach Diego Simeone only focused on Getafe
La Liga: Atletico coach Diego Simeone only focused on Getafe

Atletico Madrid coach Diego Simeone gave short shrift to questions about the Champions League and the `Clasico` on Friday and said he was focused only on the battle for third spot in La Liga.

La Liga: Valencia back up to fourth after beating Getafe
La Liga: Valencia back up to fourth after beating Getafe

Valencia reclaimed La Liga`s fourth Champions League qualification berth from Sevilla when forward Alvaro Negredo won and converted a penalty in a 1-0 victory at home to Getafe on Sunday.

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.

Villarreal to face Barcelona in Copa del Rey semi-final

Villarreal will face Barcelona in the semi-finals of the Copa del Rey as Gerardo Moreno`s late strike sealed a 2-0 aggregate win away to Getafe.

Real Madrid see off Getafe thanks to Cristiano Ronaldo double
Real Madrid see off Getafe thanks to Cristiano Ronaldo double

Real Madrid moved four points clear of Barcelona at the top of La Liga with Cristiano Ronaldo scoring either side of a Gareth Bale strike in a 3-0 win at Getafe on Sunday.

Getafe appoint Quique Sanchez Flores as new coach
Getafe appoint Quique Sanchez Flores as new coach

Spaniard Quique Sanchez Flores, a former coach with Valencia and Atletico Madrid, has been appointed the new coach of struggling Liga side Getafe, the club confirmed on Monday. 

Barcelona's Neymar available for Cordoba clash
Barcelona's Neymar available for Cordoba clash

Barcelona forward Neymar has recovered from a minor ankle problem and is available for Saturday`s La Liga game at home to Cordoba, the club said on Friday.

Barcelona slip up in Getafe stalemate
Barcelona slip up in Getafe stalemate

Barcelona`s La Liga title hopes suffered a blow as they fell four points behind leaders Real Madrid after being held to a disappointing 0-0 draw at Getafe on Saturday.

Unpredictability is key for Barcelona, says Luis Enrique
Unpredictability is key for Barcelona, says Luis Enrique

Barcelona coach Luis Enrique introduced a new system against Paris St Germain in the Champions League and will continue to alter tactics as they prepare to face Getafe on Saturday.

Sevilla go joint top, Atletico Madrid win at Getafe
Sevilla go joint top, Atletico Madrid win at Getafe

 Sevilla moved joint top of La Liga alongside Barcelona as two late goals from Denis Suarez and Carlos Bacca gave them a 2-1 win over Villarreal.

Atletico title hopes dented by shock loss, Real held

Atletico Madrid squandered a chance to all but wrap up their first La Liga title since 1996 when they slumped to a surprise 2-0 defeat by Levante on Sunday that trimmed their lead at the top to three points.

Barca title hopes in tatters after Getafe draw

Barcelona`s slim hopes of retaining their La Liga title were all but ended after they were held 2-2 at home by struggling Getafe.

Little change in La Liga relegation fight

With Real Madrid`s game away to Valladolid postponed to allow them more time to prepare for next week`s Champions League tie at home to Bayern Munich, the attention turned to sides battling to avoid relegation to the second division.

Messi will keep leading Barcelona, says club chief

Lionel Messi will continue to be Barcelona`s leading light despite the Argentine superstar suffering a stream of criticism in recent weeks, the Spanish team`s president said Saturday.

Barca blow as foot injury rules Neymar out for four weeks

Brazilian star Neymar could miss the rest of the club season after being ruled out for four weeks with an injured left foot, dealing Barcelona a worrying blow to their La Liga hopes.

Costa hurt in goalpost collision as Atletico maintain charge

Atletico Madrid extended their lead at the top of La Liga with 2-0 win at Getafe on Sunday, but victory came at a price as Diego Costa was stretchered off after colliding with the goalpost as he scored his side`s second goal.

Costa back in Atletico squad for Getafe game

Atletico Madrid top scorer Diego Costa has been given the all clear by medical staff and included in the squad for Sunday`s game at Getafe after shaking off a thigh strain, the La Liga leaders said on Saturday.

Bilbao stay on course for Champions League shot

Athletic Bilbao remain on course for a place in Champions League qualifying after a Markel Susaeta strike secured a 1-0 win at home to Getafe in La Liga on Saturday that strengthened their grip on fourth.

Getafe and Granada share spoils in six-goal thriller

Getafe and Grenada played out an entertaining 3-3 draw in La Liga on Friday.