• 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.

  • 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.