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Late Cristiano Ronaldo winner rescues Real Madrid at Getafe

Cristiano Ronaldo struck his first La Liga goal of the season five minutes from time to save Real Madrid from losing more ground in the title race with a hard-fought 2-1 win at Getafe on Saturday.

Barcelona travel to Madrid amid Catalan crisis

The biggest game of the La Liga season so far is shrouded in political tension as Barcelona visit Atletico Madrid on Saturday in their first trip to the Spanish capital since a Catalan independence referendum marred by violence.

Pique issues rallying cry for Catalan vote

Barcelona's Camp Nou will attract worldwide attention for politics rather than football on a day of huge significance for Catalonia's future on Sunday.

Nobody at Real Madrid doubts Cristiano Ronaldo – Carvajal

Real Madrid defender Dani Carvajal has said "nobody doubts" Cristiano Ronaldo as he heads into his 400th game for the club on the back of a frustrating run of form.

Real Madrid ‘confident about what we’re doing’ – Zidane

Real Madrid coach Zinedine Zidane has admitted that outsiders might have doubts about his team's current form, but he and his players have full confidence in what they are doing.

Ronaldo’s slow start sparks Ballon D’or race

Two games without a goal is run of the mill for most footballers, but for Cristiano Ronaldo it constitutes a drought.

Dortmund out to ruin Ronaldo milestone

Borussia Dortmund will aim to maintain their unbeaten record at home to Real Madrid in the Champions League on Tuesday and spoil Cristiano Ronaldo’s 150th European appearance.

Barca remain perfect in Girona, Real bounce back

Barcelona maintained their perfect start to La Liga with a sixth straight win as Luis Suarez and two own goals secured a 3-0 win at Girona in a match laced with political tension on Saturday.

Ceballos scores twice as Real Madrid beat Alaves

Dani Ceballos scored twice on his first league start for Real Madrid as they beat struggling Alaves.

Real boss Zidane faces son Enzo

Real Madrid coach Zinedine Zidane will go up against his son Enzo Fernandez for the first time when he takes his struggling Spanish champions to Alaves on Saturday.

Zidane pleads for calm amid Real slump

In the space of just five games Real Madrid have gone from red hot La Liga title favourites to trailing rivals Barcelona by seven points ahead of Saturday's trip to Alaves.

Atletico seek home comforts in new stadium debut

Atletico Madrid begin a fresh era on Saturday when their new 310 million-euro ($370 million) home opens with the visit of Malaga to the Wanda Metropolitano.

Bojan Krkic set to leave Stoke for Alaves on loan

Stoke forward Bojan Krkic is poised to join Alaves on loan after dropping down Mark Hughes' pecking order, ESPN reports.

Messi makes amends for missed penalty in Barca win

Lionel Messi scored twice and saw a penalty saved as Barcelona maintained their perfect start to the season in La Liga with a 2-0 win at Alaves on Saturday.

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