A roundup of Saturday’s action in Spain and Italy’s top flights… Barcelona 5-0 Las Palmas The visitors never stood a chance on Saturday, and Barcelona showed once again just how dangerous they can be when firing on all cylinders. The Blaugrana saw goals from four different goalscorers pace Luis Enrique’s side, including a brace from Luis Suarez. Despite only going into the halftime break with a 1-0 lead, Barcelona immediately expanded its advantage to 4-0 in the second stanza after finding the back of the net three times in a span of seven minutes. Lionel Messi, Arda Turan and Aleix Vidal all scored for Barca, who now sit two points behind league leaders Real Madrid. Atletico Madrid 1-0 Real
Sevilla fans enjoyed the last laugh over Sergio Ramos. Sevilla twice scored late - including an 85th-minute own goal by Ramos - to end Real Madrid's 40-game unbeaten streak and move within one point of its rival atop the Spanish league with a 2-1 victory on Sunday. It was a tough result for Ramos, who three days ago had angered Sevilla fans after converting a penalty kick ''Panenka'' style in a Copa del Rey match.
The U.S. Men’s National Team continues to lose goalkeepers at January camp. After DC United keeper Bill Hamid left just days ago due to injury, Stefan Frei has now been forced out of the USMNT picture for the time being with a right ankle injury. LA Galaxy keeper Brian Rowe will replace Frei after being called up by new manager Bruce Arena. Rowe started 30 matches for the Galaxy in 2016, whom Arena managed prior to replacing Jurgen Klinsmann at the USMNT. David Bingham (San Jose Earthquakes), Luis Robles (New York Red Bills) and Nick Rimando (Real Salt Lake) were also called into camp by manager Bruce Arena.