Sevilla’s 34-match unbeaten home run may be over but the attacking flair they showed against Real Madrid leaves them full of confidence ahead of their Europa League semi-final against Fiorentina on Thursday.
Finally, world's greatest club football tournament has entered it's final stretch and in the first leg of first semi-final, Juventus will welcome Real Madrid in Turin. Both the teams have done more than enough to justify their presence in the final four line-up in this prestigious competition.
Italian and Spanish League clubs could play a regular league match overseas even though the idea proved hugely unpopular with English fans when the Premier League investigated the idea of doing the same thing seven years ago.
European champions Real Madrid will need to inflict Sevilla`s first home defeat in over 13 months to realistically maintain their bid for the La Liga title when they visit the Sanchez Pizjuan on Saturday.
Valencia dropped more points in their pursuit of a Champions League place with a Dani Parejo free-kick rescuing a 1-1 draw at Rayo Vallecano as both sides finished with 10 men after a stormy La Liga clash on Thursday.
Real Madrid have defied injuries to keep the pressure on leaders Barcelona and notched up over 100 La Liga goals but they now face arguably the toughest test of their title charge in an away match to Sevilla on Saturday.
He is only behind Cristiano Ronaldo and Lionel Messi in the La Liga scoring chart this season but Atletico Madrid forward Antoine Griezmann is not overawed at being spoken of in the same breath as the two superstars, saying his aim is to get better than the rest.
Barcelona forwards Lionel Messi, Luis Suarez and Neymar motored past 100 goals for the season to fire the La Liga leaders to a 6-0 romp at home to Getafe and stretch their advantage over Real Madrid to five points on Tuesday.