Real Madrid defeated Alcoyano 3-1, thanks to two late goals, while Barcelona had to come from behind to get better of third-tier club Linares Deportivo 2-1 in Copa Del Rey 2021-22.
Sevilla's 1-0 win over Cadiz reduced the margin at the La Liga 2021-22 top to five points. Sevilla are currently having 41 points and have also played a match less than table-toppers Real Madrid.
La Liga champions Real Madrid’s previous loss came on October 3 last year when they fell 2-1 at Espanyol. Since then, they had won 13 and drawn two across all competitions.
Real Madrid will be playing Athletic Bilbao in La Liga 2021-22 and they will be without the services of several first-team players who are down by Covid-19. Bilbao will also be without four players.
The 0-0 draw against Cadiz left Real Madrid six points clear at the top of La Liga 2021-22 table. Granada's Jorge Molina, at 39 years and 241 days, became the oldest to score a hat-trick in the top five European football leagues.
Real Madrid said Thursday that Gareth Bale, Marco Asensio, Rodrygo, and backup goalkeeper Andriy Lunin were infected, a day after both midfielder Luka Modric and Marcelo tested positive for coronavirus.
Vinícius Junior assisted both Karim Benzema and Marco Asensio in either of the halves in Real Madrid's win over Atletico Madrid in La Liga 2021-22. Real Madrid are eight points ahead of Sevilla at the top of La Liga.
The win helped Real Madrid go seven points clear of Atletico Madrid at the top of La Liga 2021-22. This was also Karim Benzema’s eighth goal in his last seven matches with club and country.
Vinicius Junior’s goal against Sevilla was his second in the last three matches. Real Madrid are four points clear of Atletico Madrid at the top of La Liga 2021-22.
Junior Messias' 87th minute winner against Atletico Madrid kept AC Milan's hopes alive in UEFA Champions League 2021-22. AC Milan and Atletico Madrid take the last two spots in Group B.
The victory in La Liga extended Real Madrid’s unbeaten streak to seven matches in all competitions ahead of its Champions League visit to Sheriff on Wednesday.
Spain coach Luis Enrique will be without the services of nine major players for the 2022 FIFA World Cup qualifiers against Sweden and Greece.
Karim Benzema is the fourth-fastest player to reach 75 Champions League goals, doing it in 134 appearances. Only Lionel Messi (92), Robert Lewandowski (97) and Ronaldo (111) needed fewer matches.
Rayo Vallecano was trying to win their sixth match in a row at home for the first time since the late 1970s.
Real Sociedad lead the La Liga table with 25 points while Athletic Bilbao sit in the eighth place with 18 points on board.
Barcelona’s Gerard Piqué has sustained a right calf strain while Sergio Aguero is expected to stay in a hospital to undergo further heart tests after leaving Saturday’s Spanish league match feeling dizzy.
With this draw, Atletico Madrid are at sixth spot in La Liga with 19 points from 10 games. Atletico coach Diego Simeone was also sent off with two yellow cards for complaining to the referee.
Real Betis have joined Real Madrid and Sevilla at the top with a 4-1 win over Valencia.
A farmer sits near his red chillies at a deserted APMC market, during the weekend curfew imposed by the Karnataka government to curb the spread of COVID-19, in Hubballi.PTI Photo
Delhi Chief Minister & AAP National Convenor Arvind Kejriwal being welcomed by women supporters during his door-to-door campaign ahead of the Goa Assembly elections, in Goa.PTI Photo
A health worker collects swab sample of a woman for COVID-19 test, amid concerns over rising Omicron cases, in Gurugram.PTI Photo
Traffic jam on a road at Shalimar Bagh during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.PTI Photo/ Shahbaz Khan
The Lajpat Nagar market wears a deserted look during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.PTI Photo/ Shahbaz Khan
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