With five Spanish clubs occupying the final eight berths in the Champions League and Europa League this week, you hear less mocking. Spain could provide all four European finalists.
There's a whole lot happening below Spain's big two — who meet in a vital league game on Saturday at Camp Nou after Barca have faced Chelsea and Real Madrid have met Bayern Munich.
Nobody is pretending the Barca-Madrid duopoly is healthy. AtleticoRead More »from Spanish success comes at a price