Tens of thousands of students took to the streets of Spanish cities to protest against government spending cuts that have left many classrooms without heating.
Argentine striker Ezequiel Lavezzi salvaged a 1-1 home draw for Paris St Germain who overcame Valencia 3-2 on aggregate to reach the quarter-finals of the Champions League for the first time in 18 years today.
Real Madrid survived red cards for Fabio Coentrao and Angel Di María, and an injury to Iker Casillas, to draw 1-1 in Valencia, and qualify for the King's Cup semi-finals 3-1 on aggregate.
Lionel Messi scored in his 12th consecutive La Liga game to help earn leaders Barcelona a 1-1 draw at Valencia that put them 12 points clear at the top.
Leonardo's assertion that Paris St Germain are made for the Champions League but not for low-key Ligue 1 matches could backfire on Wednesday if they do not show a dramatic improvement against Valencia in a last 16 second leg.
Atletico Madrid have one foot in the final of the Europa League after a Radamel Falcao double fired the 2010 winners to a 4-2 semi-final first leg win at home to La Liga rivals Valencia.
Lionel Messi scored four goals to take his La Liga tally to 50 this season as Barcelona hammered Espanyol 4-0 today in an emotional last game at the Nou Camp for outgoing coach Pep Guardiola.
Barcelona coach Tito Vilanova has work to do on his defence before the visit of Valencia this weekend after errors from Gerard Pique and Javier Mascherano handed Real Madrid the Spanish Super Cup.
Athletic Club Bilbao ended tiny Mirandés's remarkable run with a ruthless 6-2 win in their King's Cup semi-final second leg to set up a final with either Barcelona or Valencia.
Valencia C.F have announced on their official website that Argentine centre-half Ever Banega will undergo surgery and could be out of action for up to six months after sustaining a fractured tibia and calf bone in curious circumstances this past weekend.
Athletic Bilbao and Atlético Madrid both overcame German opposition to reach the Europa League semi-finals while fellow Spaniards Valencia joined them by demolishing AZ Alkmaar.
Lionel Messi missed a slew of chances before squeezing home a late strike to give Barcelona a 1-0 win at third-placed Valencia in La Liga and stretch the champions lead over Real Madrid to 10 points.
Argentine tennis player Juan Martín del Potro defeated US Sam Querrey and will face Spaniard Marcel Granollers in the semi-finals of the Valencia tournament.
Juan Martín Del Potro, was knocked out unexpectedly after two sets, by 6-4 and 7-6 (7/4), against Spanish Marcel Granollers, in the first of the semi-finals of the ATP tennis tournament in Valencia, Spain.
Ecuador's Antonio Valencia has injured the ankle which he had surgery on last year and will miss their second Copa América Group B match against Venezuela on Saturday, a team doctor said.