Real Madrid will be facing the winner of the match between defending champions Athletic Bilbao and Atletico Madrid, who face each other in another semifinal on Thursday.
Real Madrid increased their lead over second-placed Sevilla to eight points in La Liga. Karim Benzema converted a penalty earned by Casemiro just before halftime on Saturday to reach 300 career goals for Madrid.
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.
A total of 12 players missed the Athletic Bilbao vs Real Madrid game after testing positive for COVID-19. That included Madrid midfielder Luka Modric and Bilbao's Unai Simon, the goalkeeper for Spain's national football team.
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.
Barcelona's Ronald Araujo cancelled Papu Gomez's lead just before halftime during their La Liga 2021-22 encounter. The result put Sevilla five points behind league leaders Real Madrid. Barcelona stay seventh.
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.
The UEFA Champions League redraw meant the competition lost a stellar clash between Lionel Messi and Cristiano Ronaldo. The second draw ceremony opened with an apology from UEFA tournament director Giorgio Marchetti.
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.
For the next UEFA Champions League stage, the teams will be drawn against one another for the two-legged round of 16 ties. Teams that already played each other in the group stage and teams from the same country cannot be drawn together.
A fascinating night of Champions League football witnessed Ajax striker Sebastien Haller become an unlikely history-maker while Real Madrid finished top of their group. Kylian Mbappe and Lionel Messi ran amok for Paris Saint-Germain.
With this win, Real Madrid on 39 points, are eight points clear of second-placed Sevilla in the La Liga 2021-22 table. Barcelone remain seventh with 23 points. It was also Barca's first loss in the La Liga since Xavi took over.
La Liga in August proposed an investment scheme stating private equity firm CVC would inject 2.7 billion euros ($3.2 billion) into Spanish football. 38 out of 42 clubs from the first and second divisions in Spain voted in favor of the CVC deal.
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.
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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