MADRID (AP) — Barcelona moved a step closer to securing second place in the Spanish league by defeating 10-man Celta Vigo 3-1 on Tuesday despite defender Ronald Araújo leaving the field in an ambulance with a head injury after colliding with a teammate.
SEVILLE, Spain (AP) — Real Betis beat Valencia 5-4 on penalties to win the Copa del Rey after teenager Yunus Musah missed the only spot kick in the shootout that finished early Sunday.
The United States midfielder, who went on as a substitute, sent the ball high over Claudio Bravo's goal to the joy of Betis' fans.
MADRID (AP) — Real Betis strengthened its hold on third place in the Spanish league with a comfortable 4-0 win over relegation-threatened Alavés on Tuesday.
The victory moved Manuel Pellegrini's team four points ahead of fourth-place Atlético Madrid, which won't play until the weekend.
A look at what’s happening in European soccer on Monday:
After overcoming a poor start to the season, Mikel Arteta's Arsenal can extend its unbeaten run in the Premier League to five games if it picks up points against Patrick Vieira’s Crystal Palace.
MADRID (AP) — Sergio Canales scored an 89th-minute winner with a beautiful run from near the midfield to help Real Betis defeat Granada 2-1 and end its winless streak in the Spanish league on Monday.