Real Madrid coach Rafa Benitez has again played down any rift with attacker James Rodriguez, while also confirming Cristiano Ronaldo is to be rested for Wednesday evening's Copa del Rey last 32 first leg at Cadiz.
Barcelona have made an official complaint to two former Real Madrid players who they say justified Los Blancos midfielder Isco kicking Blaugrana attacker Neymar during last month's Clasico at the Estadio Santiago Bernabeu.
Late in that game, with Barca already 4-0 ahead, Madrid substitute Isco fouled Neymar and was shown a straight red card -- with La Liga authorities subsequently handing out a two-game ban to the Andalucian.
Isco was applauded by some Madrid fans as he left the pitch on the day,...
Lionel Messi was named La Liga's best striker and best player in the 2014-15 season at the LFP (Spanish Football League) Gala Awards Ceremony on Monday, helping Barcelona to claim five prizes to rival club Real Madrid's three.
Messi, 28, scored 43 La Liga goals last campaign as Barca won the league title as well as the Copa del Rey and the Champions League.
It is the sixth time the Argentina international has won the prizes, with Real Madrid's Cristiano Ronaldo beating him in 2013-14.