La Liga president Javier Tebas says that he sees Atletico Madrid as favourites to beat city rivals Real Madrid in this season's Champions League final, while Spanish club's European success shows that his league is the best in the world.
This year's decider offers Atletico a chance for revenge for the final two years ago in Lisbon, when they seemed set for a first ever European Cup, but Sergio Ramos equalised in the 93rd minute, and Madrid went on to win 4-1 in extra time for their Decima, or 10th trophy.
Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp hit back at criticism from his Villarreal counterpart after Marcelino objected to the way the German celebrated a goal in the Reds' Europa League win.
Klopp was involved in a touchline row with Marcelino in the first half after complaining about the ferocity of some of the visitors' tackling during Liverpool's 3-0 victory in their semifinal second leg.
Marcelino did not take it too well and criticised Klopp's manner in the technical area after the Liverpool boss emphatically...