Ernesto Valverde felt Barcelona lacked spark after requiring a last-minute equaliser to claim a 1-1 draw at Atletico Madrid.
Ousmane Dembele scored a last-gasp equaliser as LaLiga leaders Barcelona denied Atletico Madrid top spot by snatching a 1-1 draw at the Wanda Metropolitano.
Ernesto Valverde hopes Barcelona rise to the occasion once more when they travel to face Atletico Madrid on Saturday evening.
Real Madrid coach Julen Lopetegui believes his team must stay positive despite the frustrations of not being able to beat rivals Atletico in a goalless draw at the Bernabeu.
Real Madrid were held to a goalless draw by derby rivals Atletico.
Real Madrid once again failed to take advantage of a Barcelona slip-up as they were held to a goalless draw by derby rivals Atletico at the Bernabeu.
Real Madrid coach Julen Lopetegui has demanded an instant response from their midweek defeat at Sevilla when his side tackle derby rivals Atletico.
Atletico Madrid overcame a scare to see off the challenge of a fired-up Sporting Lisbon and book their place in the semi-finals of the Europa League.
Diego Simeone expressed his pride after Atletico Madrid booked their place in the semi-finals of the Europa League despite a 1-0 defeat to Sporting Lisbon.
Arsenal have been drawn against favourites Atletico Madrid in the semi-finals of the Europa League.