Monday Dec 2
Diego Costa nears Cristiano Ronaldo in European Golden Shoe standing
The Brazil-born attacker took his tally to 2013-14 for 15, while Zlatan Ibrahimovic and Robert Lewandowski have entered the top 10 Atletico Madrid striker Diego Costa has moved to within two goals of Cristiano Ronaldo in the European Golden Shoe rankings following his goal in Atleti's 2-0 Liga win over Elche at the weekend.
La Liga: How Diego Costa and Atletico Madrid Are Challenging the Status Quo
La Liga is criticised for being a "two-horse race." You have to go back to 2008 for the last time the top two places were not occupied by Real Madrid and Barcelona, when Villarreal finished second .
Cristiano Ronaldo extends European Golden Shoe lead
Cristiano Ronaldo has extended his lead in the European Golden Shoe rankings following his goal in Real Madrid 's 5-0 La Liga win over Almeria.
Friday's Big Gossip
AGGER TEMPTED BY BARCA BUT... Daniel Agger is still at Liverpool despite summer interest from Barcelona.
Simeones Atletico revolution takes Europe by storm
With a 100 percent record in the Champions League and 11 wins from 12 games in La Liga, Atletico Madrid have been one of the revelations of European football this season.
Uruguay keeper Muslera injured, out of World Cup playoff
Uruguay goalkeeper Fernando Muslera will miss the first leg of their intercontinental World Cup playoff against Jordan next week due to injury.