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  • Atletico close in on title

    Atletico close in on title

    MADRID, April 19, 2014 (AFP) - Atletico Madrid took another step towards their first La Liga title for 18 years as two goals in the last 20 minutes handed them a 2-0 win over Elche at the Vicente Calderon on Friday.

    April 19, 2014
  • Madrid held as Atletico go top

    Madrid held as Atletico go top

    MADRID, Feb 03, 2014 (AFP) - Cristiano Ronaldo was sent-off as Real Madrid lost ground in the La Liga title race with a 1-1 draw away to Athletic Bilbao on Sunday.

    February 03, 2014
  • Valencia stun Barcelona in five-goal thriller

    Valencia stun Barcelona in five-goal thriller

    MADRID, Feb 02, 2014 (AFP) - Valencia inflicted Barcelona's first league defeat at the Camp Nou since April 2012 as they came from behind to win 3-2 on Saturday.

    February 02, 2014
  • Barcelona held by battling Levante

    Barcelona held by battling Levante

    MADRID, Jan 20, 2014 (AFP) - Lionel Messi's first league start of 2014 couldn't inspire Barcelona to victory as the Catalans were held to a 1-1 draw away to Levante on Sunday.

    January 20, 2014
  • Ronaldo, Bale on target as Madrid move top

    Ronaldo, Bale on target as Madrid move top

    MADRID, Jan 19, 2014 (AFP) - Real Madrid moved level on points with Barcelona and Atletico Madrid at the top of La Liga with a 5-0 hammering of bottom-placed Real Betis on Saturday.

    January 19, 2014
  • Pepe winner moves Madrid closer to leaders

    Pepe winner moves Madrid closer to leaders

    MADRID, Jan 13, 2014 (AFP) - Real Madrid moved to within three points of La Liga leaders Barcelona and Atletico Madrid with a hard-fought 1-0 win over Espanyol on Sunday.

    January 13, 2014
  • Atletico, Barca still tied after stalemate

    Atletico, Barca still tied after stalemate

    MADRID, Jan 12, 2014 (AFP) - Atletico Madrid and Barcelona remain locked together on 50 points at the top of La Liga after a 0-0 draw at the Vicente Calderon on Saturday.

    January 12, 2014
  • Ronaldo double keeps Madrid in title hunt

    Ronaldo double keeps Madrid in title hunt

    MADRID, Jan 07, 2014 (AFP) - Real Madrid moved back to within five points of La Liga c0-leaders Barcelona and Atletico Madrid with a hard-fought 3-0 win at home to Celta Vigo on Monday.

    January 07, 2014
  • Martino determined not to rush Messi return

    Martino determined not to rush Messi return

    MADRID, Jan 06, 2014 (AFP) - Barcelona coach Gerardo Martino has insisted that he will not rush Lionel Messi back into action for the Catalans' top of the table clash against Atletico Madrid next weekend.

    January 06, 2014
  • Koke winner takes Atletico clear at top

    Koke winner takes Atletico clear at top

    MADRID, Jan 05, 2014 (AFP) - Spanish international Koke rolled home the winner as Atletico Madrid moved three points ahead of Barcelona at the top of La Liga with a 1-0 victory at Malaga on Saturday.

    January 05, 2014
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