Javier Hernandez’s late goal gave Real Madrid a 1-0 win over Atletico and sent them through to the last four of the Champions League. Photograph: Reuters

Real Madrid 1 (1) Atletico Madrid 0 (0) Madrid’s derby may have been Atlético’s this season, but Europe still belongs to Real. Atlético were do(...)

Tottenham goalkeeper Hugo Lloris looks set to demand a transfer this summer. Photo: Peter Byrne/PA Wire

Hugo Lloris will consider his future at the end of the season if and more likely when Tottenham Hotspur do not qualify for the Champions League. The F(...)

Real Madrid’s Cristiano Ronaldo  training ahead of his side’s quarter-final second leg against Atlético Madrid. Photograph: Denis Doyle/Getty Images

The first man down was Gareth Bale, holding his calf. Next came Luka Modric, rubbing his knee. And yesterday morning it was confirmed that Karim Benz(...)

Karim Benzema will miss Real Madrid’s Champions League quarter-final second leg against city rivals Atletico. Photograph: Reuters

Real Madrid will be without their striker Karim Benzema for the Champions League quarter-final return against their fierce city rivals Atlético on Wed(...)

Gareth Bale is set to miss Real Madrid’s Champions League quarter-final second leg against Atletico. Photograph: Afp

Gareth Bale looks set to miss Real Madrid’s Champions League quarter-final second leg match against Atletico Madrid with a calf injury.The Welsh forwa(...)

Cristiano Ronaldo vies with Atletico Madrid’s midfielders Mario Suarez and Koke during the Champions League quarter final first leg draw. Photo: Javier Soriano/Getty Images

Atlético Madrid 0 Real Madrid 0 Real Madrid’s search for La Undécima remains intact after a taut, niggly, claustrophobic goalless draw at the V(...)

Gareth Bale of Real Madrid heads in their second goal during the UEFA Champions League Final between Real Madrid and Atletico de Madrid at Estadio da Luz on May 24th, 2014 in Lisbon, Portugal. Photograph: Laurence Griffiths/Getty Images

They say the word “underdog” originated some time in the mid-19th century, which was well before Atletico Madrid were founded by three lonely Basques (...)

Barcelona’s Luis Suarez  shoots to score a goal against Almeria during their Spanish first division soccer match at Nou Camp  in Barcelona. Photograph: Albert Gea/Reuters

La Liga round-up: Luis Suarez struck twice to help fire La Liga leaders Barcelona to a 4-0 home victory over struggling Almeria on Wednesday that main(...)

Real Madrid’s Welsh forward Gareth Bale celebrates his goal with Cristiano Ronaldo and Karim Benzema during the 9-1 win over Granada FC at the Santiago Bernabeu stadium. Photp: gerard Julien/AFP

Real Madrid winger Gareth Bale has a foot problem and could miss Wednesday’s La Liga game at Rayo Vallecano when Real will look to keep up the pressur(...)

Real Madrid’s Cristiano Ronaldo celebrates one of his five  goals in the La Liga Primera Division match   against Granada  at Santiago Bernabeu stadium. Photograph: Juan Medina/Reuters

Real Madrid 9 Granada 1Cristiano Ronaldo struck the quickest hat-trick of his career on his way to netting five goals in Real Madrid’s drubbing of sec(...)