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Real Madrid's Sergio Ramos holds up the trophy, at the end of the Spanish Super Cup Final soccer match between Real Madrid and Atletico Madrid at King Abdullah stadium in Jiddah, Saudi Arabia, Monday, Jan. 13, 2020. (AP Photo/Hassan Ammar)

Madrid beats Atlético in shootout, wins Spanish Super Cup

Jan. 12, 2020 5:25 PM EST

JEDDAH, Saudi Arabia (AP) — Real Madrid beat Atlético Madrid in a penalty shootout on Sunday to win the first edition of the new-look Spanish Super Cup that was held in Saudi Arabia despite criticism from human rights groups. Madrid won the shootout 4-1 after the final ended 0-0 after extra time. Dani...

Barcelona's head coach Ernesto Valverde sits on the bench prior the Spanish Super Cup semifinal soccer match between Barcelona and Atletico Madrid at King Abdullah stadium in Jiddah, Saudi Arabia, Thursday, Jan. 9, 2020. (AP Photo/Hassan Ammar)

Valverde questioned after another late collapse by Barcelona

Jan. 10, 2020 7:18 AM EST

Barcelona had once again played great, led through goals by Lionel Messi and Antoine Griezmann, yet still managed to let it slip away. Barcelona squandered one of its best performances of the season by conceding two late goals to Atlético Madrid, falling 3-2 in the semifinals of the Spanish Super Cup in...

El argentino Lionel Messi festeja después de anotar el segundo gol del Barcelona en el partido por La Liga española frente al Barcelona, en el Camp Nou de Barcelona, el sábado 7 de diciembre de 2019. (AP Foto/Joan Monfort)

Barca and Madrid lead in Spain at winter break despite flaws

Dec. 25, 2019 5:06 AM EST

BARCELONA, Spain (AP) — Even though Barcelona and Real Madrid have yet to dominate like in past seasons, the two heavyweights are at the top of the Spanish league for the winter break. Lionel Messi’s Barcelona will head into 2020 with a two-point advantage over second-place Madrid after completing...

People set fires in garbage containers after a Catalan pro-independence protest outside the Camp Nou stadium ahead of a Spanish La Liga soccer match between Barcelona and Real Madrid in Barcelona, Spain, Wednesday, Dec. 18, 2019. Thousands of Catalan separatists are planning to protest around and inside Barcelona's Camp Nou Stadium during Wednesday's match against fierce rival Real Madrid. (AP Photo/Felipe Dana)

Police, protesters clash outside Barcelona-Real Madrid game

Dec. 18, 2019 5:38 PM EST

BARCELONA, Spain (AP) — Riot police clashed with protesters in the streets Wednesday night outside a soccer match between Barcelona and Real Madrid, as authorities sought to keep Catalonia's separatist movement from disrupting the game viewed by 650 million people worldwide. The match in Barcelona's Camp...

Real Madrid's Karim Benzema, left, and Barcelona's Gerard Pique walks together on the pitch during a Spanish La Liga soccer match between Barcelona and Real Madrid at Camp Nou stadium in Barcelona, Spain, Wednesday, Dec. 18, 2019. Thousands of Catalan separatists are planning to protest around and inside Barcelona's Camp Nou Stadium during Wednesday's

Barca held 0-0 by Madrid amid separatist protest at Camp Nou

Dec. 18, 2019 5:22 PM EST

BARCELONA, Spain (AP) — Barcelona and Real Madrid played out a 0-0 draw for the first time in 17 years on Wednesday in a politically supercharged “clásico” match played amid a large separatist protest that turned violent outside Camp Nou stadium. The game inside the stadium was completed...

Lionel Messi (izquierda) festeja tras anotar el segundo gol del Barcelona junto a Antoine Griezmann (centro) y Luis Suárez en el partido contra Borussia Dortmund en la Liga de Campeones, el miércoles 27 de noviembre de 2019. (AP Foto/Joan Monfort)

Police brace for Catalan separatist protest during clásico

Dec. 13, 2019 5:50 PM EST

BARCELONA, Spain (AP) — Police in Spain’s restive northeast are preparing to ensure that next week’s clásico soccer match between Barcelona and Real Madrid won’t be adversely affected by a massive protest. Catalan separatists are planning to gather in large numbers around the Camp...

PSG's Kylian Mbappe, second from left, celebrates after scoring his side's fourth goal, with his teammates Neymar, left, Mauro Icardi and Pablo Sarabia, during the Champions League, group A soccer match between PSG and Galatasaray, at the Parc des Princes stadium in Paris, Wednesday, Dec. 11, 2019. (AP Photo/Michel Euler)

Neymar stars as PSG beats Galatasaray in Champions League

Dec. 11, 2019 6:10 PM EST

PARIS (AP) — Neymar scored one goal and helped create three more as Paris Saint-Germain completed its Champions League group stage with a 5-0 rout of Galatasaray on Wednesday. Kylian Mbappe timed his run well in the 33rd minute when he latched on to Neymar's defense-splitting pass and squared the ball to...

Tottenham's manager Jose Mourinho celebrates his team second goal during the Champions League Group B soccer match between Tottenham Hotspur and Olympiakos at the Tottenham Hotspur Stadium in London, Tuesday, Nov. 26, 2019. (AP Photo/Matt Dunham)

Mourinho, ball boy inspire Spurs comeback in Champs League

Nov. 26, 2019 6:34 PM EST

Jose Mourinho is showing his old magic touch in his early days at Tottenham. The team is winning again. And its ball boys are proving to be as sharp as his players. Tottenham marked Mourinho’s first home match in charge by coming from two goals down to beat Olympiakos 4-2 and reach the Champions...

Tottenham Hotspur's manager Jose Mourinho watches his players during a training session at their training ground in London, Monday Nov. 25, 2019, ahead of their Champions League Group B soccer match against Olympiakos on Tuesday. (AP Photo/Alastair Grant)

Mourinho back in Champs League, on charm offensive at Spurs

Nov. 25, 2019 8:52 AM EST

Jose Mourinho’s charm offensive has been in overdrive during his whirlwind first few days at Tottenham. He has lauded Tottenham’s training complex as being “second to none” and without comparison across Europe “at any level.” He says he has slept in the club’s...

Real Madrid's Luka Modric scores his side's third goal during the Spanish La Liga soccer match between Real Madrid and Real Sociedad at the Bernabeu stadium in Madrid, Spain, Spain, Saturday, Nov. 23, 2019. (AP Photo/Manu Fernandez)

Modric rises to Odegaard’s challenge, Pique juggles roles

Nov. 24, 2019 10:48 PM EST

BARCELONA, Spain (AP) — A glimpse of the player who could one day take his place at Real Madrid appeared to inspire Luka Modric to his best performance of the season. The 34-year-old Modric has only played 10 of Real Madrid’s 18 matches this campaign, making just five starts partly due to injury....