Copa del Rey
Ranieri 'back home' as Roma head coach
Former Roma boss Claudio Ranieri was reappointed head coach of the Serie A club until the end of the season on Friday, after Eusebio Di Francesco was sacked in the wake of their Champions League exit. Ranieri, who memorably guided outsiders Leicester City to the 2016 English Premier League title, returns to his hometown club…
Suarez gives Barcelona edge in Copa del Rey semi-finals
Luis Suarez headed in the only goal as defending champions Barcelona edged Valencia 1-0 in their Copa del Rey semi-final first leg at a half-full Camp Nou on Thursday.
Atletico breeze into Copa del Rey quarters
Atletico Madrid booked their place in the quarter-finals of the Copa del Rey on Tuesday after seeing off third-tier Lleida 3-0 in the second leg of their last 16 clash and cruising to a 7-0 aggregate win.
Messi, Neymar bid to end season on a high
Barcelona trained with added focus yesterday as they bid to end a disappointing season on a high with victory in the Copa del Rey.The Catalan giants take on Alaves in the final today at Atletico Madrid's Vicente Calderon....
Suarez sent-off as Barca oust Atletico to reach final
Luis Suarez booked Barcelona's place in a fourth consecutive Copa del Rey final but was sent off as a bad-tempered 1-1 draw with Atletico Madrid on Tuesday secured a 3-2 aggregate win.
Suarez, Messi hand Barca Cup lead over Atletico
Wonder goals from Luis Suarez and Lionel Messi left Barcelona with a 2-1 Copa del Rey semi-final, first leg advantage over Atletico Madrid to take back to the Camp Nou next week.
Real Madrid fall to Celta Vigo in Cup quarters
An excellent Cristiano Ronaldo free-kick couldn't prevent Real Madrid from being dumped out of the Copa del Rey as a 2-2 draw at Celta Vigo on Wednesday allowed the hosts to progress to the semi-finals 4-3 on aggregate.
Nine-man Bilbao defeats Barcelona
Athletic Bilbao held out with nine men to secure the first win over Barcelona in four years and carry a 2-1 lead into the second leg of their Copa del Rey last 16 tie on January 11.