Champions League finalist Atletico Madrid is struggling to pay its bills on time even as the team chases European club soccer’s top prize.
Gareth Bale scored in the 110th minute to give Real Madrid a 2-1 lead in the Champions League final with Atletico Madrid.
Karim Benzema got the only goal as Real Madrid won at Granada to start the Spanish soccer’s La Liga with back-to-back victories.
Chelsea was warned it can’t influence whether its goalkeeper Thibaut Courtois plays against the London soccer club in a Champions League semifinal with Atletico Madrid, the team where he’s on loan.
Atletico Madrid is trying to put one over soccer’s establishment, again.
Real Madrid is tied 1-1 with Atletico Madrid after the first period of extra time in their Champions League final.