Real Madrid's Cristiano Ronaldo returns to training ahead of Man City - ESPN FC
Cristiano Ronaldo returned to training on Sunday following a thigh injury as he bids to prove his fitness for Real Madrid's Champions League semifinal second leg against Manchester City on Wednesday.
Real Madrid: Zidane hopeful on Ronaldo, Benzema - Goal.com
Zinedine Zidane still hopes to have Cristiano Ronaldo and Karim Benzema fit to face Manchester City despite suggestions that their injuries are more serious than first thought. Ronaldo missed the first leg of the Champions League semi-final and Saturday's 1-0 La Liga win over Real Sociedad as a result of a hamstring problem.
Real Madrid 'doing everything' to sign Alvaro Morata - Eurosport
Madrid can buy Morata back from Juve for €30m, having sold him to the Bianconeri for €10m less two years ago, but speculation is mounting that the capital giants will exercise their repurchase option and sell him on to a Premier League for a sizeable profit. Nonetheless, Marotta told Sport Mediaset: "The will of the player is crucial.
Champions League has richest group of goalkeepers ever... but it's Oblak who really stands out - Goal.com
Goalkeepers are firmly in fashion in Madrid. From Iker Casillas to Keylor Navas, David de Gea to Thibaut Courtois, it’s been a hotbed for talent between the sticks for decades, and yet now Atletico can put forward an argument that they have the best of the lot in Jan Oblak.
Reina: Atletico can win La Liga and Champions League - Goal.com
Former Atletico Madrid goalkeeper Miguel Reina believes the club can win both La Liga and the Champions League this season. Diego Simeone's men are locked in a three-way title race with Barcelona and rivals Real Madrid in the league, while they lead Bayern Munich 1-0 after the first leg of their European semi-final.
Valencia 0-2 Villarreal - ESPN FC
Villarreal sealed their place in next season's Champions League play-off by winning 2-0 at local rivals Valencia thanks to first half goals from Samu Garcia and Adrian Lopez.
Athletic Bilbao 2-1 Celta Vigo - ESPN FC
Raul Garcia struck a second-half winner as Athletic Bilbao beat 10-man Celta Vigo 2-1 to leapfrog their rivals into fifth place in the Primera Division. Ernesto Valverde's side were forced to come from behind to seal a victory which cements their hopes of Europa League qualification with two games of the season to go.
Sevilla lose to Espanyol after changing entire team - ESPN FC
Unai Emery paid the price for changing his entire team as Sevilla slumped to a 1-0 Primera Division defeat at struggling Espanyol on Sunday. With an eye on Thursday's Europa League semi-final second leg against Shakhtar Donetsk, Emery made 11 changes to the side that earned a 2-2 draw in Ukraine last week.
Getafe boost survival hopes with Deportivo La Coruna win - ESPN FC
Getafe lifted their hopes of avoiding relegation as Pedro Leon and Carlos Vigaray scored in either half to beat 10-man Deportivo La Coruna 2-0. Leon's powerful finish put the Madrid side ahead in the 41st minute and 21-year-old defender Vigaray scored his first goal for the club to seal the points in the 85th, after Celso Borges was dismissed for a second booking.