- Founded in:1928
- Chairman:Ronaldo Nazário
- Manager:Sergio González
Atlético Madrid were left to rue the vagaries of VAR in the 1-0 defeat against Sevilla as Real Madrid and Barcelona look to capitalize in the title race.
Real Madrid have closed the gap on Atlético to just three points - just a week ago such a situation was unimaginable, writes Alfredo Relaño.
Leo Messi sitting in the stands added to his disciples' insistence he is indispensable and his detractors asking if he has lost interest at Barcelona.
Atlético Madrid secured their place at the top of LaLiga with a sound performance in Anoeta, while Koeman saw his main man find a new young partner.
Alfredo Relaño takes a look at Saturday's action in LaLiga, which saw Real Madrid beat Sevilla, Atlético Madrid triumph over Valladolid and Cádiz beat Barça
LALIGA SALARY CAPS
Real Madrid are still playing like a team in pre-season.