14-Dec-15

Today’s front-page headlines from Marca, AS and Mundo Deportivo…

Without direction

Villarreal 1-0 Real Madrid

Madrid insist on a two-way La Liga: they allow Barcelona and Atletico to escape

Neither Barca stumbling or Atletico winning motivates Los Blancos, who pay for their first half against Villarreal

Ramos: “I admire Pique, but I ask him to respect his fellow professionals”

Benitez: “It’s hard to explain, it was a day to demonstrate that we could win the League”

Luis Enrique: “After Barca, I will take a sabbatical”

Atletico hunt down Barca

Atleti 2-1 Athletic

A prodigious, left-footed shot from Griezmann confirms Atleti’s win against Athletic, who deserved a better result

Champions League draw (11:00 GMT)

Juventus and PSG, along with Arsenal, are most feared by Spanish clubs

Europa League (12:00 GMT)

Iker waits

Twenty years of the Bosman rule

“Messi and Ronaldo earn what they earn thanks to me”

The former player is proud of having “changed the history of football”

 

Madrid fall behind

They gift Villarreal the first half and fail to score in the second

Benitez: “We are not yet halfway through the season, but it is difficult to explain what happened in the first half”

Atletico are joint-top

Grizemann with the winner against an Athletic side who enjoyed the Calderon

Rayo 1-2 Malaga

Malaga leave Rayo in freefall

Eibar 1-1 Valencia

Eibar spare Valencia

Jaume saves a penalty

Champions League draw: Juventus, PSG and Arsenal to avoid

Messi: “Everything I play for with Argentina is a priority. With Barca, I have won everything”

Samurais

The Barca expedition arrived in Japan last night, seeking their third Club World Cup

The quarter-finals were played on Thursday as Chinese side Guangzhou beat Club America 2-1

Messi wore pyjamas on the plane

Griezmann fires Atleti joint-top

An dysfunctional Madrid fall five points behind Barca

PSG and Juventus, the biggest threats to Barca

Arsenal the most probable opponents (20 percent chance)