2020 Schedule

2020 Schedule
8-13-5, 7th in Spanish Primera División
'Old-school' Atleti turn defence into offence vs. Villarreal (1:17)
5d
Does Joao Felix need to leave Atleti to fulfill his potential? (0:58)
8d
Pablo Morano/MB Media/Getty Images
28dColin Udoh

Chukwueze won't rush return from groin surgery

Samuel Chukwueze expects to miss Nigeria's final two games of the 2021 Africa Cup of Nations qualifying campaign after undergoing groin surgery.

Levante make history with dramatic Copa del Rey winner (0:55)
30d
Samuel Chukwueze 'lacks end product' amid Man United rumours (1:36)
119d
Jose Breton/Pics Action/NurPhoto via Getty Images
151dGraham Hunter

Kubo being held back by Emery at Villarreal

Unai Emery's embarrassingly over-conservative approach to Take Kubo's game time at Villarreal has to stop. The Japan star needs a chance to shine.

Lowe: No need for Barcelona to replace Suarez (0:52)
162d
Photo by Hector Vivas/Getty Images
163dTom Marshall

Herrera: Mexico has more talent than Europe

"That ability to dribble, to feint, to strike the ball...that the Mexican player has is more difficult for us [in Europe]," Herrera said.

Laurens: Barcelona have a crazy two weeks ahead (0:51)
166d
Laurens: Villarreal would be a good move for Guendouzi (1:07)
211d
Massashi Hara/Getty Images
212dAlex Kirkland

Sources: Real's Kubo nearing Villarreal loan

Takefusa Kubo is close to joining Villarreal on a season-long loan from Real Madrid with an announcement expected soon, sources confirmed to ESPN.

RankingsSpanish Primera División

Goal Difference6Tied-6th
Goals Scored33Tied-8th
Assists1912th
Goals Conceded276th