MADRID After five years without a 'Galactico' signing, Real Madrid have recruited Eden Hazard to return the dishevelled Spaniards to their perch as the best side in Europe, while the Belgian hopes his new team can elevate him to a higher level too.
MADRID Juergen Klopp was a relieved man on Saturday after Liverpool's 2-0 win over Tottenham Hotspur in the Champions League final ended the German coach's miserable run of six defeats in cup finals.
MADRID Liverpool's unlikely hero Divock Origi is starting to make a habit of turning up trumps.
MADRID Liverpool defender Trent Alexander-Arnold says the pain of losing in last season's Champions League final against Real Madrid will spur him on against Tottenham on Saturday.
BARCELONA Valencia won 2-0 at Real Valladolid on Saturday to finish fourth in La Liga and seal qualification for next year's Champions League, while Girona were relegated after a 2-1 defeat at Alaves.
BARCELONA As Barcelona's win over Getafe could not stop the inquest into their calamitous Champions League exit, Valencia took control of the race for fourth with a 3-1 win over Alaves while Girona moved to the verge of relegation after a 2-1 defeat by Levante on Sunday.
MADRID Dominic Thiem edged a thrilling clash with Roger Federer 3-6 7-6(11) 6-4 to end the Swiss veteran's clay season comeback and reach the Madrid Open semi-finals on Friday.
MADRID Simona Halep reached her fourth Madrid Open final with a 6-2 6-7(2) 6-0 win over Belinda Bencic on Friday and will face last year's runner up Kiki Bertens, who beat Sloane Stephens 6-2 7-5.
BARCELONA Champions Barcelona lost 2-0 at Celta Vigo while Getafe earned an important 2-0 win over Girona in their bid to secure Champions League qualification.
BARCELONA The Spanish FA (RFEF) approved changes to the Copa del Rey and Spanish Super Cup formats for the 2019-20 season and beyond, in a meeting on Monday.