- Messi helps Barcelona end skid, beat Bilbao 2-1 Updated: Apr-20-14 5:08 pm
- Barcelona defends Messi, offers better contract Updated: Apr-19-14 5:11 pm
- Barcelona loses Puyol to injury for Bilbao game Updated: Apr-19-14 6:56 am
- Atletico faces Elche in 1st of 5 'finals' Updated: Apr-17-14 5:56 am
- Barcelona faces Atletico in Champions League Updated: Mar-31-14 1:44 pm
BARCELONA, Spain - Lionel Messi ended Barcelona's run of three straight losses and kept it in the Spanish league title chase by scoring a late free kick to cap its 2-1 comeback win over Athletic Bilbao on Sunday.
BARCELONA, Spain - Barcelona's president and manager defended Lionel Messi on Saturday from criticism for his erratic play during the team's recent collapse, and made sure to stamp out any talk of the club's all-time leading scorer leaving Camp Nou.
BARCELONA, Spain - Barcelona's injury woes continue to mount as Carles Puyol has been ruled out of the match against Athletic Bilbao on Sunday.
BARCELONA, Spain - Atletico Madrid coach Diego Simeone has called the remaining league games of the season five "finals," and his team plays its first against Elche on Friday before receiving Chelsea in the Champions League.
BARCELONA, Spain - The Champions League will offer either Barcelona or Atletico Madrid a spot in the semifinals and a boost in the racee to win the Spanish league.