Zidane prepares for 'strange' clash against son Enzo (0:41)
Zidane: La Liga title race isn't over (1:12)
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5hSid Lowe

Lowe: Costa return suits Simeone, Atletico

"Diego Simeone wanted Diego Costa. He has done since the day he left." Sid Lowe looks at the return of a striker who "knows" Atletico.

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7hDermot Corrigan

Zidane: Madrid not out of title race yet

Real Madrid coach Zinedine Zidane has rejected any suggestion his side have already blown their La Liga title chances after just five games.

Simeone focused on Sevilla despite Costa deal (0:57)
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9hESPN staff

Diego Costa: No grudge against Conte

Diego Costa has said he has no grudge against Chelsea boss Antonio Conte as he prepares to complete a return to Atletico Madrid.

9hSam Marsden

Neymar departure was bad for me - Rakitic

Neymar became the world's most expensive footballer when PSG paid €222 million to bring him to the French capital in August.

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11hDermot Corrigan

Madrid results will come - Ronaldo Nazario

Madrid lost 1-0 at home to Real Betis on Wednesday, despite creating 27 chances, to fall seven points behind Barcelona.

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11hIan Holyman

Mathieu: Neymar moved to win Ballon d'Or

Jeremy Mathieu says Neymar left Barcelona to step out of Lionel Messi's shadow and has more chance of winning the Ballon d'Or at PSG.

Koke: Costa not a guaranteed starter for Atleti (0:22)
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22hPA Sport

La Liga: Wonder goal lifts Levante into fifth

Chema Rodriguez scored an early contender for goal of the season as Levante eased to a 3-0 victory over 10-man Real Sociedad in La Liga on Thursday.

Will Costa make Atletico a contender in La Liga? (2:58)
Extra Time: A Diego Costa special (5:22)
Is it time for Real Madrid to worry? (4:33)
WATCH: How Barcelona will line up without Dembele (0:54)
Benzema unconcerned by Real Madrid's poor start (0:43)
La Liga Predictor: Week 6 (1:45)
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1dMatt McGinn

Zidane must address Madrid's sluggish start

For the first time since 1995-96, Real Madrid failed to win any of their first three matches at home, and Zinedine Zidane is partially responsible.

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1dAdriana Garcia

Benzema: I want to retire at Real Madrid

Karim Benzema has said he wants to retire as a Real Madrid player after winning more titles with the Spanish giants.

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1dSam Marsden

Benedito: Bartomeu obstacle to Messi deal

Confusion surrounds how long ex-presidential candidate has to collect the 16,570 needed to trigger a referendum.