Atletico Madrid 0-0 Real Madrid: Rivals share spoils in Champions League encounter | Sky Sports Football
Jan Oblak made a string of saves to earn Atletico Madrid a 0-0 draw against rivals Real Madrid in the first leg of their Champions League quarter-final clash. The goalkeeper made several superb stops, twice denying both Gareth Bale and James Rodriguez as the visitors dominated possession in the opening period and looked to take a lead back to the Bernabeu for the second leg.
Guillem Balague talks Real Madrid v Atletico Madrid after goalless Champions League quarter-final | Sky Sports
Sky Sports' Spanish football expert Guillem Balague has cast his expert eye over Tuesday's goalless Champions League quarter-final first leg between Atletico Madrid and Real Madrid. Atleti extended their unbeaten run against city rivals Real to seven games this season with a stalemate at the Vicente Calderon.
Real Madrid's Dani Carvajal denies biting Atletico's Mario Mandzukic in Champions League quarterfinal - ESPN FC
Real Madrid's Dani Carvajal has denied biting Atletico's Mario Mandzukic after the two were involved in an altercation in Tuesday's Champions League quarterfinal. Carvajal also appeared to throw a punch towards the Atletico striker, though the incident went unseen by referee Milorad Mazic.
Mario Suarez criticises Serbian referee for Mario Mandzukic treatment - Goal.com
Atletico midfielder Mario Suarez hit out at Serbian referee Milorad Mazic for his treatment of Croatia international Mario Mandzukic in Tuesday's scoreless Champions League clash with Real Madrid, describing his performance as "very bad." "The referee was very bad," he told TVE. "With all due respect, they cannot put a referee from Serbia [in charge] today. The referee did not show enough quality."
Valencia withdraw Gaya offer | Football Espana
Valencia have withdrawn their offer of an extended contract to left-back Jose Luis Gaya, according to SuperDeporte. The reason given is that the club are unable to reach agreement with the 19-year-old’s representatives, who have refused to endorse the player signing a new deal that would see his release clause raised from €18m to €40m.
Malaga to negotiate for Amrabat | Football Espana
Malaga are set to open negotiations to make Nordin Amrabat’s loan deal at the club into a permanent arrangement. The Andalusians have an option to buy the Moroccan international for €3.5m from Galatasaray but are hoping to talk the Turkish outfit into lowering the figure.
Sanchez ‘silent’ over Malaga future | Football Espana
Sergio Sanchez is remaining tight-lipped over whether he will pen a new deal with Malaga this summer. The 29-year-old is out of contract in June and is still to commit himself to the Costa del Sol outfit, although he wishes to clarify he is not negotiating with other clubs.