• Barcelona's Ivan Rakitic, left, celebrates with teammate Jordi Alba, second left, after scoring against Betis during their La Liga soccer match at the Benito Villamarin stadium, in Seville, Spain on Saturday, April. 30, 2016. (AP Photo/Angel Fernandez)

    Bale gives Madrid late win at Sociedad in Spanish league

    MADRID (AP) — Barcelona scored two second-half goals to defeat 10-man Real Betis 2-0 on Saturday and move closer to winning the Spanish league title.

    Updated: 3:52 pm

  • Real Madrid's Cristiano Ronaldo watches the math at the bench during the Champions League semifinal soccer match between Manchester City and Real Madrid, at the City of Manchester stadium in Manchester, England, Tuesday, April 26, 2016. (AP Photo/Jon Super)

    Ronaldo and Benzema to miss match hoping to be fit for City

    MADRID (AP) — Real Madrid forwards Cristiano Ronaldo and Karim Benzema will miss Saturday’s league match as they try to recover from injuries in time to face Manchester City in the return leg of their Champions League semifinal.

  • Atletico's coach Diego Simeone reacts during the Champions League 1st leg semifinal soccer match between Atletico Madrid and Bayern Munich at the Vicente Calderon stadium in Madrid, Spain, Wednesday, April 27, 2016. (AP Photo/Francisco Seco)

    Sticking to its plan, Atletico Madrid keeps surprising

    MADRID (AP) — It’s getting harder and harder to bet against Atletico Madrid.

  • Atletico's Saul, bottom, celebrates with teammates Koke and Antoine Griezmann after scoring his side's opening goal during the Champions League 1st leg semifinal soccer match between Atletico Madrid and Bayern Munich at the Vicente Calderon stadium in Madrid, Spain, Wednesday, April 27, 2016. (AP Photo/Paul White)

    Bayern loses 1-0 to Atletico in Champions League semifinal

    MADRID (AP) — An early goal by youngster Saul Niguez gave Atletico Madrid a gritty 1-0 victory over Bayern Munich in the first leg of their Champions League semifinal on Wednesday.

  • Atletico's head coach Diego Simeone listens to a question during a news conference at the Vicente Calderon stadium in Madrid, Tuesday, April 26, 2016. Atletico Madrid will play a Champions League semifinal, 1st leg soccer match against Bayern Munich on Wednesday. (AP Photo/Paul White)

    Atletico Madrid coach Simeone banned for 3 matches

    MADRID (AP) — Diego Simeone will not be able to coach Atletico Madrid for the remaining three matches of the Spanish league season as his team fights with Barcelona for the title.

  • FC Barcelona's Lus Suarez celebrates after scoring against Sporting Gijon during a Spanish La Liga soccer match at the Camp Nou stadium in Barcelona, Spain, Saturday, April 23, 2016. (AP Photo/Manu Fernandez)

    Suarez and Barcelona lead AP Global Football 10

    LONDON (AP) — Eight goals in two games for Barcelona sent Luis Suarez straight to the top of the Associated Press Global Football 10 on Tuesday.

  • Real Madrid's Gareth Bale, center right, jumps for a high ball during a Spanish La Liga soccer match between Rayo Vallecano and Real Madrid at the Vallecas stadium in Madrid, Spain, Saturday April 23, 2016. (AP Photo/Paul White)

    Bale helps Madrid overcome early scare to beat Rayo 3-2

    BARCELONA, Spain (AP) — Luis Suarez continued his goal splurge by scoring four times to help Barcelona stay atop the Spanish league on Saturday, while Real Madrid needed a stellar performance from Gareth Bale to remain in the title hunt.

  • Spain's Rafael Nadal celebrates his victory over Philipp Kohlschreiber from Germany during the Barcelona open tennis tournament in Barcelona, Spain, Saturday, April 23, 2016. (AP Photo/Manu Fernandez)

    Nishikori tops Paire to reach final at Barcelona

    BARCELONA, Spain (AP) — Rafael Nadal will play Kei Nishikori in the Barcelona Open final after both past champions won their semifinals in straight sets on Saturday.