Spanish giants FC Barcelona endured a mixed 2015-16 campaign after winning the league and cup double but faltering on the European stage against a familiar foe.
Four-time Ballon d'Or winner Lionel Messi showed his class and maturity on the night with a terrific performance against an inspired Sevilla.
A Lionel Messi masterclass helped seal a closely contested Copa Del Rey final as the La Liga champions prevailed over Sevilla.
The Vicente Calderon is set to showcase a clash of Champions as Barcelona take on Sevilla in the finals of Copa Del Rey as both teams look to win their second trophy of the season and sign off in style.
Real Madrid have been rocked by injuries to key defensive personnel ahead of their clash with mid table Getafe at the Santiago Bernabeu on Saturday.
Barcelona FC finished the match against Spanish 3rd division side Villanovense with only 10 players on the pitch, despite no red card and substitutions being available.
Real Madrid edged closer to the Spanish Cup exit door Thursday after third-divison Cadiz appealed their midweek defeat because the capital giants had inadvertently fielded a suspended player.
Cadiz CF fans mock Real Madrid manager Rafael Benitez for fielding ineligible Denis Cheryshev, as Los Blancos anxiously await for their future to be decided.
Real Madrid find themselves in a spot of trouble after fielding Denis Cheryshev in a Copa del Rey Round of 32 match against third tier side Cadiz CF.
FC Barcelona manager Luis Enrique has come out and rubbished allegations of indiscipline leveled against his FC Barcelona players by some pundits and sections of the media.