Sevilla did not back down to Ronaldo and Real. Last Sunday’s comeback by Sevilla to shock first-place Real Madrid and end its historic run of 40 matches unbeaten was just the latest example of why La Liga offers the most intriguing, competitive and balanced domestic league in Europe. Zinedine Zidane
The record looked doomed.
Suarez and Messi celebrate Barcelona’s first goal. Barcelona has won a game of soccer. Last Thursday, they lost the first leg of their Copa del Rey round of 16 tie with Athletic Bilbao 2-1 in a nutty game, in spite of their hosts going down to nine men.