Prior to kickoff, Camp Nou fans gave a standing ovation before a minute's silence in tribute to former Barcelona player Enrique Castro "Quini", who died from a heart attack on Tuesday.
To make matters worse for Barca, who were held 1-1 by Las Palmas on Thursday evening, they welcome closest challengers Atletico at Camp Nou on Sunday. Their season total for goals in La Liga is only 45.
Atletico's miserly defence has laid the foundation for their title charge, conceding a mere 11 goals in 26 LaLiga games, but the form of reported Barcelona target Antoine Griezmann has breathed fire into their ambitions.
The Argentinian shook his head but soon recovered, moments later escaping a cage of four Atletico defenders before driving a shot straight at Jan Oblak. That gives us a huge indication about the mindset of the team now and their flourishing attacking play. With 10 goals and four assists in the league in 2018, the Frenchman is on fire, including seven goals in his last two games.
Barcelona remained undefeated after 27 rounds and dealt Atletico just its second defeat in the league this season.
Weather week ahead: Rain gone until the end of the weekend
The cold front will work across Kentucky, bringing more showers and even a few storms through the region this afternoon. The pattern will remain unsettled as a strong storm move across the mid-section of the country through Wednesday.
"Our plans is the same as always, get to the last five games and still have a chance to win it".
Sevilla are the side that have suffered most against Messi, with the forward scoring 29 goals in 31 games against the Andalusians, while Sunday's goal against Atletico took his tally to 28 goals in 36 outings against the Rojiblancos. Defensively, Diego Godin and Luis Gimenez will be crucial if the away side are to keep Barcelona quiet. Griezmann has benefited from the return of Diego Costa.
The 24-year-old Ghana worldwide arrived at Wanda Metropolitano in 2011 and signed a contract extension for another five years, which keeps him at the club until 2023. The reverse fixture this season saw both teams play out a 1-1 draw, with Suarez scoring late to help break Atletico's resistance.
Even Ronda Rousey , one of the greatest icons in MMA history, is having a had time with that since getting signed by WWE . The increased ratings will also help WWE's television contract negotiations, which are set to expire next year.
Muir is missing the Commonwealth Games to concentrate on her exams. "Past year I wanted to but it's always on God's time". New Zealand's Julian Oakley will contest the men's 3000m final at the world indoor athletics championships.
April WTI crude oil futures settled at $63.91, up $0.36 or +0.57% and April Brent crude oil closed at $67.50, up $0.19 or +0.28%. Both benchmarks rose last week - Brent by nearly 4 per cent and WTI by 3 per cent.
People suffering from diabetes can be divided into five separate groups, not just two, as commonly thought, says a new study . He said that this would lead to more precise diagnosis and treatment of diabetes tailored to individual needs.
Victor of the 2010 Open Championship, South African Oosthuizen opened with a seven-under-par 64 in Mexico on Thursday. The billboards around Chapultepec understandably include the likes of Johnson, Spieth, Fowler and Thomas.
There are some people who see this permanent ban as taking away people's gun right and aren't too happy with the change of Dick's. Sporting goods giant, DICK's, admitted it sold a firearm to reported Parkland shooter, Nikolas Cruz .
On Feb. 23, a woman was arrested after crashing her vehicle into a security barrier near the presidential residence. President Trump was at his Mar-a-Lago resort in Palm Beach, Fla., at the time of the incident.
Uber Health's creation was rooted in some alarming statistics about patient care and healthcare client absentee rates. It is publicly available from today in the USA , though there is no word yet on a future rollout in other countries.
Facebook says that it will act on this feedback by updating how it determines where it tests new products and features. For Facebook , extricating itself from the news game once and for all may prove harder than it originally suspected.
In a series of shaky Instagram moments, Kylie proudly boasted "one month" as she focused in on her toned tummy and shape. The 20-year-old also shared a video of flowers her "baby daddy " got her for the special day.
Perhaps it was an attempt to foster inclusivity, but candidates would not find that ratio reflected if they joined Google. Wilberg said he was sacked after he complained to the HR department about the tech giant's hiring practices.
In a statement, the Department of Homeland Security called the report "factually inaccurate and misleading". He added that the department had seen only "preparatory activity like scanning" in the 21 states targeted.
Tiger Woods adds another start in Tampa to pre-Masters run
The 42-year-old may be making his debut in the Valspar Championship but has a great record at the Arnold Palmer Invitational. It has become clear that many players on the PGA Tour are pulling for Tiger Woods on this most recent comeback.
Toys R Us slashes prices as closing-down sale begins
Moorfields said the appointment of administrators to run the United Kingdom business would not affect stores in other countries. Toys R Us stores will remain open during the administration process, but the retailer can not refund any returns.
Dollar treads water as all eyes turn to Fed's Powell
Generally, when interest rates are rising, companies need to produce bigger profits just for their stock prices to stay flat. The economic analysts are looking for consensus of 0.3 percent, down from 0.4 percent in the prior month.
Marsh hails Starc as world's king of swing
Usman Khawaja failed to have an impact with the bat as well as he was caught behind off the bowling of Kagiso Rabada for 14. Shaun Marsh survived an lbw appeal on 19, with replays showing he was out after the umpire turned down Rabada's appeal.
Brock Lesnar Likely to Jump From WWE Back to UFC
That bout marked Lesnar's first in almost five years... and also his first since the UFC entered in a partnership with the U.S. He, instead, spent time with Dana White , as evidenced by the picture shared by the UFC president on social media.
McMaster could leave the White House by the end of the month
Meanwhile, Ford Motor Company Vice President Stephen Biegun is reportedly regarded as a leading candidate to succeed McMaster. Now Donald Trump is facing a shrinking circle of trusted advisers and a staff that's grim about any prospect of a reset.
Jerusalem's Holy Sepulchre reopens: 'This is a victory'
The threat, according to Palestinian Media Watch , comes from Sheik Muhammad Hussein, the grand mufti of Jerusalem. She argues that it is created to protect residents who live on land sold by churches to private developers.
Weekend box office: Black Panther stays on top
Paramount earlier sold the film's worldwide rights (except in China) to Netflix after disappointing reactions in test screenings. One of the most talked about Hollywood ventures Black Panther has proved to be a money spinner at the India box office.