- Real Madrid under pressure to win home opener Updated: Aug-27-15 4:59 am
- While Real stalls, Barcelona finds way to overcome problems Updated: Aug-24-15 10:59 am
MADRID - In the hothouse of Spanish football, traditional giants Real Madrid and Barcelona entered the Spanish league facing different burdens of expectation.
- Barcelona opens with win in Spain; Chelsea rebounds Updated: Aug-23-15 7:33 pm
Luis Suarez helped Barcelona open its Spanish title defense with a 1-0 win over Athletic Bilbao on Sunday, while former Barca forward Pedro Rodriguez made a great start with Chelsea by scoring one goal and setting up another in a 3-2 win against West Bromwich Albion.
- Chinks in Barca's armor found on eve of Spanish opener Updated: Aug-20-15 6:50 am
BARCELONA, Spain - For a team that won it all in spectacular fashion last season, Barcelona begins the Spanish league plagued by doubts few could have imagined three months ago.
- Barcelona defender Pique banned 4 matches for outburst Updated: Aug-19-15 8:42 am
MADRID - Barcelona defender Gerard Pique has been given a four-match ban for insulting a linesman during the second leg of the Spanish Super Cup, which his club lost 5-1 on aggregate to Athletic Bilbao.
- Bilbao holds off Barcelona to win Super Cup 5-1 on aggregate Updated: Aug-17-15 5:59 pm
BARCELONA, Spain - Athletic Bilbao ended a 31-year trophy drought with a 1-1 draw at Barcelona on Monday, claiming the Spanish Super Cup with a 5-1 aggregate victory over the reigning European champions.
- Enrique 'convinced' Barcelona can still win Super Cup Updated: Aug-16-15 8:14 am
BARCELONA, Spain - Barcelona coach Luis Enrique is "completely convinced" that his star-studded squad has enough firepower to overturn its 4-0 loss at Athletic Bilbao and win the Spanish Super Cup in the second leg on Monday night.