Security has been tightened at the Bernabeu stadium in Spain’s capital Madrid. The match Real Madrid – Barcelona has been eagerly awaited and of course security is a concern. But so far there are no plans to call the match off.
Borussia Dortmund's Champions League campaign faces a crucial juncture as they host holders Real Madrid. A strong home record against their opponents bodes well, but a suspect defense could be their downfall.
Former world player of the year Luis Figo will be an adviser and ambassador, the latest former player appointed by UEFA's president, Aleksander Ceferin. Figo's shown himself to be a political animal since retiring.
FC Barcelona beat Las Palmas in a league game which was played behind closed doors. There was talk of postponing the match due to the unrest surrounding the secession referendum in the Spanish state of Catalonia.
Spain's La Liga returns to action this weekend under the shadow of the terrorist attacks in Barcelona and Cambrils that left 14 dead and dozens injured. Many in the sporting world have expressed their condolences.
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