Barcelona's hopes for a remarkable comeback were not to be as Athletic Bilbao managed a 1-1 draw to win the Spanish Super Cup 5-1 on aggregate.
Barcelona's hopes of claiming a record-equalling six trophies in 2015 look to be in tatters after they were thrashed 4-0 by brilliant Athletic Bilbao in the first leg of the Spanish Super Cup, with Aritz Aduriz netting a hat trick.
Lionel Messi and Mapou Yanga-Mbiwa both received yellow cards after a heated exchange that saw the Barcelona No. 10 head-butt and grab the throat of the Roma defender in a 3-0 friendly win for Barca in the Joan Gamper Trophy match on Wednesday.
Gareth Bale was on target against former club Tottenham as Real Madrid recorded a 2-0 win in the Audi Cup in Munich.
Sergio Ramos has reached an agreement on a new contract with Real Madrid that will keep him at the club until June 30, 2020, Spanish daily Marca reports.
Real Madrid cruised to a 3-0 victory over Inter Milan in Monday's International Champions Cup meeting in Guangzhou, China.
Real Madrid eased past an experimental Manchester City side to lift the International Champions Cup after a 4-1 victory at the MCG in Melbourne, Australia.
Luis Suarez scored in the 45th minute as Barcelona opened its U.S. preseason tour with a 2-1 victory over the LA Galaxy on Tuesday night before 93,226 fans at the Rose Bowl.
Josep Maria Bartomeu will retain his position of president of Barcelona after winning Saturday's election.
Real Madrid have agreed to a deal to sign Espanyol goalkeeper Kiko Casilla.
Iker Casillas' 25-year association with Real Madrid ended on Saturday with the club announcing the departure of their veteran captain to Porto.
Atletico Madrid have signed Belgium international Yannick Ferreira-Carrasco from Monaco, the clubs announced on Friday.
Barcelona have signed Turkey captain Arda Turan on a five-year contract from Atletico Madrid for an initial fee of €34 million (£24.1 million).
Sevilla have announced they have reached an agreement to sign defender Adil Rami from AC Milan. The Spanish club says Rami is set to sign a four-year contract.
Argentine striker Luciano Vietto has been sold to Atletico Madrid, Villarreal club president Fernando Roig announced on Monday.
Luis Enrique has agreed a new contract to stay on at Barcelona, a big coup pulled off by president Josep Maria Bartomeu as he formally stepped down ahead of elections due at the Camp Nou this summer.
Dani Alves has signed a new two-year contract at Barcelona with an option for a third season.
European champions Barcelona have reached an agreement to sign Aleix Vidal from Sevilla.
Spain international Pedro has agreed a new contract with Barcelona, the Liga club have announced.
Real Madrid have confirmed that Rafael Benitez is their new coach, replacing the sacked Carlo Ancelotti at the Santiago Bernabeu.
Lionel Messi scored another wonder goal as Barcelona moved a step closer to completing the treble on Saturday night with a 3-1 victory over Athletic Bilbao in the Copa del Rey final.
Barcelona coach Luis Enrique says neither he nor his players are distracted by growing hype among their supporters that they will win the Treble ahead of Saturday's Copa del Rey final against Athletic Bilbao at the Camp Nou.
Carlo Ancelotti has been fired as manager of Real Madrid, club president Florentino Perez announced on Monday.
Real Madrid signed off their Primera Division season with a wild 7-3 win over Getafe featuring yet another Cristiano Ronaldo hat trick.
Xavi's Camp Nou farewell was spoiled slightly as Deportivo La Coruna fought back from two goals down to draw 2-2 against Barcelona and guarantee their Primera Division survival in the process.
Xavi Hernandez will leave Barcelona at the end of the season to join Qatari club Al Sadd, the veteran midfielder confirmed on Thursday.
Lionel Messi's second-half winner sealed the Primera Division title for Barcelona, who claimed a narrow 1-0 victory over Atletico Madrid at the Vicente Calderon on Sunday.
A hat trick from Cristiano Ronaldo in a 4-1 win at Espanyol on Sunday night could not keep Real Madrid in the Primera Division title race.
Valencia came from behind to earn a draw with Celta Vigo that keeps them fourth with a week of the Primera Division season to go.
Vicente Iborra scored twice in the space of five minutes to give Sevilla a 2-1 win over 10-man Almeria and all but condemn the visitors to relegation from the Primera Division.
Real Madrid announced on Tuesday that interim manager Santiago Solari has signed a contract to make him the permanent coach of the club until 2021.
Real Madrid notched a fourth straight win under interim coach Santiago Solari by winning 4-2 at Celta Vigo on Sunday to move to within four points of La Liga leaders Barcelona.
Lionel Messi scored twice on his return to action following a broken arm but could not stop Barcelona suffering a surprise defeat at home to Real Betis.
Atletico Madrid twice came from behind to pull off a thrilling 3-2 win at home to Athletic Bilbao on Saturday, completing their comeback with a stoppage-time header from limping captain Diego Godin.
Sevilla failed to capitalise on a weekend of slip-ups for La Liga's chasing pack when they were held to a goalless draw away to Real Sociedad on Sunday, opening up a four-point gap behind leaders and champions Barcelona.
Late goals from Ousmane Dembele and Luis Suarez earned La Liga champions Barcelona a 3-2 win at struggling Rayo Vallecano on Saturday to keep them clear at the top of the standings.
Atletico Madrid threw away the chance to go top of La Liga by conceding a late equaliser to draw 1-1 away to neighbours Leganes on Saturday as their miserable run at the Madrid minnows dragged on.
Real Madrid ended their long wait for a La Liga victory by beating Real Valladolid 2-0 on Saturday with two late goals in interim coach Santiago Solari's first home game in charge of the struggling European champions.
Holders Barcelona scraped a 1-0 win at third-tier Cultural Leonesa thanks to Clement Lenglet's late header in their Copa del Rey first-leg match.
Santiago Solari got off to the perfect start as Real Madrid's interim coach when his side thrashed Melilla 4-0 in the Copa del Rey on Wednesday.
Real Madrid have sacked Julen Lopetegui after just four months in charge, with the ex-Spain coach paying the price following Sunday's 5-1 humiliation against Barcelona in El Clasico.
Barcelona forward Luis Suarez scored a hat-trick as his side thrashed arch-rivals Real Madrid 5-1 on Sunday in a highly entertaining Clasico which surely will signal the end of hapless coach Julen Lopetegui's spell in charge of Real.
Atletico Madrid climbed to the top of La Liga with a comfortable 2-0 win at home to Real Sociedad on Saturday, easing the pain of their humbling 4-0 defeat at Borussia Dortmund in the Champions League in midweek.
Barcelona moved back to the top of the La Liga table with their 4-2 win over Sevilla on Saturday night, but saw Lionel Messi exit early with a right arm injury.
Struggling Villarreal derailed Atletico Madrid's hopes of taking top spot in La Liga with a 1-1 draw at home on Saturday and were unfortunate not to win the game after squandering a number of chances in the second half.
Real Madrid narrowly avoided setting a new club-record goal drought as they fell to their fourth defeat in five games with a 2-1 defeat to Levante at the Bernabeu.
Champions Barcelona's domestic strife continued as they were held to a 1-1 draw at Valencia in an absorbing La Liga game on Sunday, with Lionel Messi again coming to their rescue by equalising with an 11th goal in 10 games this season.
Atletico Madrid defeated Real Betis 1-0 in a tight game on Sunday through a second-half strike from forward Angel Correa as coach Diego Simeone's substitutions paid off.
Sevilla moved provisionally top of La Liga by beating visitors Celta Vigo 2-1 on Sunday for a fourth straight victory that saw them climb above Atletico Madrid, who had led the table for a couple of hours after a 1-0 home win over over Real Betis.
Manu Garcia scored a last-minute winner as Deportivo AlavГ©s beat Real Madrid 1-0 at the Mendizorroza in La Liga.
Real Madrid missed the chance to go two points clear of Barcelona at the top of La Liga as they drew 0-0 with Atletico Madrid on Saturday in an edgy, but entertaining, local derby in which the outstanding players were the two goalkeepers.
Barcelona's run of poor form continued following a surprise 1-1 draw at home to Athletic Bilbao on Saturday.
Real Madrid crashed and burned in a 3-0 defeat at a rampant Sevilla on Wednesday, losing for the first time in La Liga under coach Julen Lopetegui and missing the chance to capitalise on Barcelona's shock 2-1 defeat at Leganes.
La Liga leaders Barcelona slumped to a shock first loss of the season on Wednesday, suffering a 2-1 defeat at struggling Leganes after conceding twice in two second-half minutes as coach Ernesto Valverde's squad rotation backfired.
First-half goals from Antoine Griezmann, Thomas Partey and Koke helped a resurgent Atletico Madrid secure a 3-0 home victory over Huesca in La Liga on Tuesday.
Barcelona's 100 percent winning start to the season came to a halt on Sunday when they were held to a 2-2 La Liga draw by Girona on Sunday, having been reduced to playing the final 55 minutes with 10 men.
Marco Asensio's strike earned Real Madrid a 1-0 win over dogged Espanyol to send them provisionally top of La Liga on Saturday.
Thomas Lemar produced an impressive performance as he scored his first goal for Atletico Madrid in their 2-0 win at Getafe that provisionally lifted them to fifth in La Liga on Saturday.
Atletico Madrid averted an embarrassing home defeat to minnows Eibar by drawing 1-1 thanks to a strike from teenage debutant Borja Garces deep in stoppage time but continued their poor start to the La Liga season.
Real Madrid's perfect start to the La Liga season came to a halt on Saturday as they drew 1-1 in an ill-tempered game at Athletic Bilbao and fell two points behind champions Barcelona at the top of the standings.