Barcelona 4-2 Atletico Madrid

Dani Alves scored and was sent off and Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang made his debut as Barcelona beat Atletico Madrid in an action-packed game.

Yannick Carrasco gave Atletico the lead from a Luis Suarez pass and Jordi Alba volleyed in from Alves’ ball before Gavi headed in Adama Traore’s cross.

Ronald Araujo scored after Gerard Pique’s header hit the bar and Alves drilled in a Barca fourth.

But Suarez netted to give Atleti hope before Alves saw red for a bad foul.

Barcelona move above Atletico into fourth place in La Liga.

New Signings see Juventus to 2-0 win against Hellas Verona

Dusan Vlahovic and Denis Zakaria scored on their Juventus debuts as the Italian giants beat Hellas Verona to move up to fourth in Serie A.

Serbia striker Vlahovic, who joined from Fiorentina for £58m, lobbed in the opener early in the first half.

Deadline-day signing Zakaria made it 2-0 after the break with a powerful drive.

The win moves Juventus to within eight points of leaders Inter Milan.

Vlahovic’s goal was his 18th goal of the season, putting him level with Lazio’s Ciro Immobile as the league’s joint-top scorer.

Al Hilal to face Chelsea at the Club World Cup

Chelsea will play Al Hilal in the semi-finals of the Club World Cup as the Asian Champions League winners came from behind to beat Al Jazira 6-1.

Thomas Tuchel’s team, who have taken Reece James despite his injury concerns, will face the Saudi Arabian side in the UAE on 9 February.

Former Manchester United striker Odion Ighalo and ex-West Brom midfielder Matheus Pereira play for Al Hilal.

They were among the scorers in their rout of Al Jazira.

Andre Carrillo, who had a loan spell at Watford, and ex-Porto forward Moussa Marega were also on target for Al Hilal in their impressive victory.

They or Chelsea will face the victor of the other last-four tie between Palmeiras and Al Ahly in the Club World Cup Final, scheduled for 12 February.


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