Real Madrid legend Sergio Ramos's own goal handed his old enemy Barcelona a narrow 1-0 win over Sevilla on Friday in La Liga, taking the Catalans top of the table.Barcelona's victory helped the Catalans overtake Girona at the top of the table, with their neighbours hosting third-place Real Madrid on Saturday.
When Girona circled Saturday's visit of Real Madrid on their calendar, they could not have imagined they would be hosting Carlo Ancelotti's champions at their Montilivi stadium - capacity under 15,000 - as La Liga leaders.Girona will look to make that count at Montilivi on Saturday, where they have beaten Madrid twice in their last four games there, including a 4-2 romp last season, with Castellanos netting all four goals. ati/rbs/bsp
Real Madrid coach Carlo Ancelotti said Friday he is "worried" about the bribery case Spanish champions Barcelona are embroiled in.A Spanish judge charged Barcelona and several of their former directors with bribery on Thursday after alleged payments to Jose Maria Enriquez Negreira, who was a former Spanish refereeing vice-president.
Lionel Messi did not feature in the U.S. Open Cup final as his undisclosed injury continues to impact his incredible start at Inter Miami.