Antoine Griezmann
BARCELONA, Spain (AP) — Atlético Madrid is mired in one of its worst runs since Diego Simeone took charge over a decade ago.
MADRID (AP) — Barcelona is not wasting time putting its opponents away in the Spanish league.

After scoring three goals in the space of seven minutes in a win over Villarreal on Thursday, Barcelona found the net three times in a 10-minute span on Sunday to beat Athletic Bilbao 4-0 and stay close to leader Real Madrid at the top of the standings.
BARCELONA, Spain (AP) — Finally free to play as many minutes as his coach wants, Antoine Griezmann scored to help Atlético Madrid win at Athletic Bilbao 1-0 and move ahead of the Basque club into third place in the Spanish league on Saturday.
MADRID (AP) — Atlético Madrid reached a deal with Barcelona on Monday to sign forward Antoine Griezmann on a permanent transfer, freeing the France international to play more minutes.
MADRID (AP) — Barcelona’s high-powered attack faltered against Inter Milan and the Italian club gained an edge in the battle for second place in their Champions League group on Tuesday, while Bayern Munich and Napoli continued to impress and Club Brugge earned a surprising third straight victory.
MADRID (AP) — Rodrygo and Vinícius Júnior didn’t hesitate after Real Madrid opened the scoring at the Metropolitano stadium.
BARCELONA, Spain (AP) — Barring a quick recovery for Real Madrid forward Karim Benzema or a change of strategy by Atlético Madrid, Sunday’s Spanish capital derby will be played mostly without the rivals’ leading stars.
Less could be more for Antoine Griezmann going into the World Cup. The France forward has been getting few minutes with Atlético Madrid because of a unique contractual dispute with Barcelona.
A look at what’s happening in European soccer on Saturday:


Barcelona visits last-place Cádiz seeking a fifth straight win before its highly anticipated trip to Bayern Munich in the Champions League next week.
BARCELONA, Spain (AP) — Antoine Griezmann is making the most of his minutes as a surprising super-sub for Atlético Madrid.
MADRID (AP) — The Spanish league and Atlético Madrid will investigate the altercation between Atlético defender Mario Hermoso and some of the club’s fans after the team’s home loss this weekend.
MADRID (AP) — The decision to keep Álvaro Morata is already paying off for Atlético Madrid.

Morata scored twice on Monday as Atlético began its Spanish league campaign with a 3-0 win at Getafe.
MADRID (AP) — After a disappointing season that followed its first Spanish league title in nearly a decade, Atlético Madrid leads the list of challengers to traditional powerhouses Real Madrid and Barcelona.
PARIS (AP) — Antoine Griezmann’s alarming drop in form means his starting place for France at the World Cup is under threat from Christopher Nkunku.
A look at what’s happening in European soccer on Monday:


Defending champion France is under big pressure as it hosts Croatia in a must-win game at Stade de France.
MADRID (AP) — This time, defense alone won’t be enough to keep Atlético Madrid alive in the Champions League.
BARCELONA, Spain (AP) — Barcelona’s revamped attack will host an Atlético Madrid side seeking to restore its once vaunted defense on Sunday in the Spanish league at Camp Nou.
BARCELONA, Spain (AP) — This season was supposed to be Diego Simeone’s chance to firmly establish Atlético Madrid as Spain’s top team and cap his incredibly successful decade as its coach.
BARCELONA, Spain (AP) — Villarreal and Osasuna became the latest topflight sides in Spain to be eliminated by lower-division rivals from the Copa del Rey, while Atlético Madrid eased into the round of 16 on Thursday.
BARCELONA, Spain (AP) — Atlético Madrid has a chance rekindle its bid to win a second straight Spanish league title.
NYON, Switzerland (AP) — Atlético Madrid forward Antoine Griezmann was cleared to play against AC Milan in the Champions League when a two-game ban was halved on appeal on Friday.
MADRID (AP) — After a frustrating end to Antoine Griezmann’s night with Atlético Madrid, Mohamed Salah came through for Liverpool in a Champions League thriller on Tuesday.
A look at what’s happening in European soccer on Saturday:


Ronald Koeman could be facing his last game in charge of Barcelona when it faces a challenging trip to defending champion Atlético Madrid.
MILAN (AP) — Luis Suárez converted a stoppage-time penalty after Antoine Griezmann scored his first goal since returning to Atlético Madrid as the Spanish team fought back to beat 10-man AC Milan 2-1 in the Champions League on Tuesday.
MADRID (AP) — With Karim Benzema and Vinícius Júnior finally contained, Real Madrid saw its five-match winning streak come to an end with a 0-0 draw against Villarreal at home in the Spanish league on Saturday.
BARCELONA, Spain (AP) — Diego Simeone joined soccer’s coaching elite by building rock-hard defenses that grind out victories with the bare minimum of flash up front.
A look at what’s happening in European soccer on Saturday:


Manchester City has scored at least five goals in each of its last four home games in all competitions.
BARCELONA, Spain (AP) — Antoine Griezmann jeered. Sergi Roberto booed. Sevilla thankful it drew with a team from Austria.
MADRID (AP) — With Antoine Griezmann loudly jeered by the home fans, Atlético Madrid couldn’t manage more than a 0-0 draw against Porto in the Champions League on Wednesday.
A look at what’s happening in the Champions League on Tuesday:


Barcelona’s ability to compete in Europe without Lionel Messi and Antoine Griezmann will be put to the test when it hosts the team that dealt the Spanish side its most humiliating defeat in recent memory.