Bogota: A small passenger plane crashed in northern Colombia on Wednesday, killing all six passengers and the pilot, who had warned air traffic control of a mechanical fault moments before, the website of the El Tiempo newspaper reported.
Barcelona`s appeal against Lionel Messi`s yellow card for time wasting after he was hit on the head by a plastic bottle in Sunday`s La Liga game at Valencia has been rejected by the Spanish soccer federation (RFEF).
Real Madrid coach Carlo Ancelotti hailed Cristiano Ronaldo`s impact despite failing to score for the first time in La Liga this season as the European champions recorded a club record 16th consecutive victory in all competitions with a 2-1 win at Malaga.
Real Madrid are focused on preparing for Saturday`s La Liga game at Malaga and are not distracted by the chance of setting a club record for consecutive victories, coach Carlo Ancelotti said on Friday.
Atletico Madrid closed to within a point of La Liga leaders Real Madrid when midfielder Tiago scored one goal and created another for Diego Godin in a 3-1 win for the champions at home to Malaga on Saturday.