Atletico coach Diego Simeone said his team put in their "weakest" performance of his 12-year reign in a 3-0 thrashing by Valencia on Saturday in La Liga.
Valencia defeated Europa League champions Sevilla 2-1 on Friday on the opening night of the new Spanish Liga season.
Barcelona clung on with 10 men to beat Valencia 1-0 and move nine points clear of Real Madrid at the top of La Liga on Sunday, thanks to Raphinha's early header
A Barcelona side galvanised by a gutsy victory over Real Madrid can take a significant step towards the Spanish title with a win over Valencia on Sunday at Camp Nou
Real Madrid coach Carlo Ancelotti confirmed Benzema's injury was "very light" but that Militao would miss Sunday's trip to face Real Mallorca.
Thibaut Courtois was the star for Real Madrid as they beat Valencia 4-3 on penalties after a 1-1 draw in Riyadh on Wednesday to reach the Spanish Super Cup final
A Valencia supporter who fell ill before their 1-0 defeat by Cadiz on Friday later died, the club has confirmed
Barcelona, bruised after Champions League elimination in midweek, snatched a late 1-0 victory at Valencia on Saturday in La Liga, with Robert Lewandowski stretching to convert a 93rd minute winner.
Former Atletico Madrid striker Radamel Falcao earned Rayo Vallecano a 1-1 draw against his old side in La Liga with a 92nd minute penalty on Tuesday
Gennaro Gattuso has also managed AC Milan, where he played as a combative midfielder for 13 years, and won the Italian Cup with Napoli in 2020
The daily Superdeporte published the audio recorded from a private dinner attended by the president and some businessmen in April.
Pierre Emerick-Aubameyang's hat-trick help Barcelona run riot at Mestalla to beat Valencia 4-1 and climb back into La Liga's top four on Sunday.
Karim Benzema passed 300 goals for Real Madrid and Vinicius Junior produced another moment of magic as La Liga's run-away leaders sailed past Valencia 4-1.
Atletico Madrid conceded in the 92nd and 96th minutes on Sunday to surrender a two-goal lead and draw 3-3 away at Valencia in La Liga.
La Liga: Lionel Messi scored twice in Barcelona's 3-2 win over Valencia.
Real Madrid right-back Dani Carvajal suffered a fourth injury of the season in the weekend's win over Valencia, the Spanish club said on Monday.
Real Madrid appear to be gaining momentum ahead of the Champions League knockout stage, with a 2-0 win over Valencia on Sunday putting them back within sight of La Liga leaders Atletico Madrid.
Luis Suarez scored a brilliant team goal as Atletico Madrid came from behind to beat Valencia 3-1 on Sunday and move seven points clear at the top of La Liga.