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La Liga: Casemiro inspires Real Madrid past Athletic Bilbao to take 5-point cushion over Barcelona

La Liga: Casemiro inspires Real Madrid past Athletic Bilbao to take 5-point cushion over Barcelona

Casemiro restored Real`s lead in the 68th, however, by controlling Ronaldo`s flicked header from a corner and calmly taking his time to tuck the ball into the net from close range, thanks to some careless defending.

Zinedine Zidane won`t seek international call-offs for Real Madrid players

Zinedine Zidane won`t seek international call-offs for Real Madrid players

Last year Madrid managed to convince a number of national teams to release the likes of Gareth Bale, Luka Modric and Toni Kroos to miss friendlies in the March international break.

UEFA Champions League: Ex-Madridistas Carlo Ancelotti, Xabi Alonso fired up with Real Madrid return

UEFA Champions League: Ex-Madridistas Carlo Ancelotti, Xabi Alonso fired up with Real Madrid return

Bayern are on a Champions League record run of 17 consecutive home wins, but have a score to settle with Real.

UCL & UEL QFs Draw: Bayern Munich to take on Real Madrid; Manchester United up against Anderlecht

UCL & UEL QFs Draw: Bayern Munich to take on Real Madrid; Manchester United up against Anderlecht

Spain`s Celta Vigo take on another Belgian club Genk, while Dutch giants Ajax face Germany`s Schalke 04 in home and away ties to be played on April 13 and 20.

Champions League: Leicester have tournament rivals running scared ahead of Friday's  quarter-final draw

Champions League: Leicester have tournament rivals running scared ahead of Friday's quarter-final draw

Leicester`s achievement is even more stunning when you consider that their maiden Champions League run comes with them flirting with relegation in the Premier League this season, albeit on the upswing after the controversial sacking of their title-winning coach Claudio Ranieri.

La Liga: Sergio Ramos strikes again as Real Madrid prosper from Barca hangover to defeat Real Betis

La Liga: Sergio Ramos strikes again as Real Madrid prosper from Barca hangover to defeat Real Betis

However, Madrid`s win was mired in controversy as goalkeeper Keylor Navas was extremely lucky to avoid an early red card before making a brilliant stoppage time save to deny Antonio Sanabria.

Football legends Ryan Giggs, Luis Figo say U-17 World Cup will put India on global map

Football legends Ryan Giggs, Luis Figo say U-17 World Cup will put India on global map

Giggs was accompanied by legendary Portuguese playmaker Luis Figo for the launch of second season of Premier Futsal in the capital

Bayern Munich's Spain legend Xabi Alonso to retire at end of 2016-17 season

Bayern Munich's Spain legend Xabi Alonso to retire at end of 2016-17 season

"But it was the right moment. I always wanted to end my career earlier rather than too late. I still feel good so I think this is the right time."

Champions League: Sergio Ramos, Alvaro Morata strike as Real Madrid surpass Napoli to enter quarters

Champions League: Sergio Ramos, Alvaro Morata strike as Real Madrid surpass Napoli to enter quarters

Real, who took a commanding 3-1 first leg lead at the Santiago Bernabeu last month, looked to be facing a tough night in Naples after Dries Mertens finished off a great attacking move to give the hosts a 24th minute lead.

Champions League: Expect no let up from Real Madrid, Zinedine Zidane warns Napoli

Champions League: Expect no let up from Real Madrid, Zinedine Zidane warns Napoli

Credited with playing the most attractive football in Italy, Napoli made a bright start to the first leg thanks to Lorenzo Insigne`s audacious long-range strike in the opening minutes.

Champions League: Barcelona seek miracle as Bayern Munich, Atletico Madrid eye quarters

Champions League: Barcelona seek miracle as Bayern Munich, Atletico Madrid eye quarters

Barca knocked PSG out at the quarter-final stage in both 2012-13 and 2014-15, but the reigning French champions have the upper hand this time, and Julian Draxler is confident of reaching the last eight for the fifth year in succession.

La Liga: Lionel Messi shines as Barcelona crush Celta Vigo 5-0; Real Madrid thrash Eibar 4-1

La Liga: Lionel Messi shines as Barcelona crush Celta Vigo 5-0; Real Madrid thrash Eibar 4-1

An inspired performance by Messi on Saturday raised Barca hopes of a miraculous Champions League fightback from 4-0 down against Paris Saint-Germain next Wednesday.

La Liga Report: Karim Benzema puts Ronaldo-less Real Madrid back on top with a win against Eibar

La Liga Report: Karim Benzema puts Ronaldo-less Real Madrid back on top with a win against Eibar

Despite the absence of Ronaldo and Bale through injury and suspension respectively, Madrid boss Zinedine Zidane rested a host of other first-team regulars ahead of Tuesday`s Champions League last 16, return leg away to Napoli.

FIFA chief Gianni Infantino 'confident' of video officials at 2018 World Cup

FIFA chief Gianni Infantino 'confident' of video officials at 2018 World Cup

Speaking at Wembley Stadium after the Annual Meeting of IFAB, Infantino said all the referees likely to officiate in Russia next year had been tested with VAR technology.

La Liga: Real Madrid to miss Cristiano Ronaldo, Gareth Bale in crucial Eibar clash

La Liga: Real Madrid to miss Cristiano Ronaldo, Gareth Bale in crucial Eibar clash

In a list of players for the game published on the club website, Ronaldo was an absentee as was Welsh star Gareth Bale who has been banned for two matches following his red card against Las Palmas.

On Luis Enrique's announcement: We didn't expect it but it is an understandable decision, says Luis Suarez

On Luis Enrique's announcement: We didn't expect it but it is an understandable decision, says Luis Suarez

Enrique cited the daily grind of the pressure as Barca boss and insisted he needed time to rest as he explained on Wednesday the reasons behind his decision to step down.

Obituary: French football legend Raymond Kopa dies aged 85

Obituary: French football legend Raymond Kopa dies aged 85

Winner of the Ballon d`Or in 1958, the attacking midfielder, whose real name was Kopaszewski.

La Liga: Sevilla maintain chase of Barcelona, Real Madrid

La Liga: Sevilla maintain chase of Barcelona, Real Madrid

Sevilla remain third, just a point behind Real Madrid, who also have a game in hand on their title rivals.

La Liga: Cristiano Ronaldo's late brace rescues 3-3 draw for 10-man Real Madrid against Las Palmas

La Liga: Cristiano Ronaldo's late brace rescues 3-3 draw for 10-man Real Madrid against Las Palmas

Madrid are now on the longest scoring streak ever by a La Liga side, thus beating the previous record held by Barcelona at 44 games, will now lock horns with Eibar on March 4.

Barcelona boss Luis Enrique confirms he will leave club at end of season

Barcelona boss Luis Enrique confirms he will leave club at end of season

Luis Enrique highlighted the pressures of the top at the Camp Nou as his reason to step down as his contract is due to expire at the end of the season.