Posts Tagged Spain

Luis Suarez makes strong return from biting ban

CORRECTING PLAYER WHO SCORED TO NEYMAR - Barcelona's Luis Suarez, celebrates after Barcelona teammate Neymar scored during a Spanish La Liga soccer match between Real Madrid and Barcelona at the Santiago Bernabeu stadium in Madrid, Spain, Saturday Oct. 25, 2014. (AP Photo/Paul White)

MADRID (AP) — Luis Suarez made a strong return from his four-month biting ban on Saturday, showing no signs of being rusty and providing the biggest threat Barcelona could offer in a 3-1 loss at Real Madrid.

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Murray beats Ferrer to reach Valencia final

VALENCIA, Spain (AP) — Andy Murray beat top-seeded David Ferrer 6-4, 7-5 Saturday to reach the final of the Valencia Open.

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Suarez to return in ‘clasico’ after biting ban

FC Barcelona's Luis Suarez, from Uruguay, right, and Neymar, from Brazil, attend a training session at the Sports Center FC Barcelona Joan Gamper in San Joan Despi, Spain, Monday, Oct. 20, 2014. FC Barcelona will play against Ajax in a group F Champions League on Tuesday Oct. 21. (AP Photo/Manu Fernandez)

BARCELONA, Spain (AP) — Luis Suarez’s long wait is almost over. The much-maligned forward will play his first minutes for Barcelona on Saturday against Real Madrid after completing his ban for biting an opponent four months ago at the World Cup.

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Murray rallies past Anderson at Valencia Open

VALENCIA, Spain (AP) — Top-seeded David Ferrer earned his 600th career win by beating Thomaz Bellucci 6-1, 6-2 Friday to set up a semifinal against Andy Murray at the Valencia Open.

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Battle of tacticians as Chelsea visits Man United

Chelsea's head coach Jose Mourinho gestures during the Group G Champions League match between Chelsea and Maribor at Stamford Bridge stadium in London, Britain, Tuesday, Oct. 21, 2014. (AP Photo/Alastair Grant)

MANCHESTER, England (AP) — Two of world football’s great tacticians go head-to-head for only the second time in a competitive match when Jose Mourinho’s Chelsea puts its unbeaten record in the Premier League on the line against Louis van Gaal’s Manchester United on Sunday.

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