Marco Asensio was crowned champion of La Liga’s Fifa 20 video game tournament on Sunday. Photograph: Getty Images

Real Madrid forward Marco Asensio has missed the entire season with a serious knee injury but the time away from the pitch paid unexpected dividends w(...)

 Barcelona’s Frenkie de Jong, Neto and Antoine Griezmann during a training session. Photograph: Reuters

La Liga After an underwhelming title race and struggles in Europe, Spain’s top three have all been very busy already. Real Madrid have spent more tha(...)

Real Madrid are now 12 points behind Catalan club Barcelona in La Liga. Photograph: Getty Images

Three games in seven days at the Santiago Bernabéu were set to define Real Madrid’s season. Two down with one left, it risks becoming a disaster. Kn(...)

Barcelona’s Luis Suarez scores in the  Copa del Rey  semi-final second leg against Real Madrid at the Santiago Bernabeu stadium in  Madrid. Photograph: Susana Vera/Reuters

Real Madrid 0 Barcelona 3 (Barcelona win 4-1 on aggregate) For FC Barcelona there is something about the Santiago Bernabéu. They came to the home of (...)

Real Madrid’s Gareth Bale shrugs off teammate Lucas Vazquez after scoring in their LaLiga win over Levante on Sunday. Photo: Jose Jordan/Getty Images

Cristiano Ronaldo was notorious during his time at Real Madrid for not congratulating his teammates when they scored. Gareth Bale – who was signed by (...)

Real Madrid players celebrate after going 1-0 up during their Copa Del Rey win over Melilla. Photo: Jose Manuel Vida/EPA

Melilla 0 Real Madrid 4 Real Madrid began life after Julen Lopetegui with a comfortable 4-0 win at Melilla on the African coast in the first leg of t(...)

Real Madrid head coach Julen Lopetegui  reacts during Champions Leagues group  match against CSKA Moscow  at the  Luzhniki stadium. Photograph: Yuri Kochetkov/EPA

Real Madrid coach Julen Lopetegui will be desperate for a convincing victory at Alaves on Saturday to stem the rising tide of discontent after the te(...)