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MADRID -- The last Spanish league derby against Atletico Madrid marked a turning point for Zinedine Zidanes Real Madrid.The disappointing home defeat in February was the last time Madrid lost a game in the league. It rebounded from that 1-0 defeat at the Santiago Bernabeu by going on a streak that culminated with the club lifting the Champions League trophy -- in a final against Atletico -- and contending for the league title until the very end.Madrid won 12 straight after the loss, erasing 11 points off Barcelonas lead and finishing only one point from the title.This time, Madrid is just looking to keep its momentum when it plays city rival Atletico on Saturday.Madrid arrives at the derby in a much better position than previously, holding a two-point lead over Barcelona and a six-point advantage over Diego Simeones Atletico, which needs the victory to avoid losing more ground to the rivals. Atletico led the league until losing two of its last three games to drop to fourth in the standings.Atletico has won four league games in a row at the Vicente Calderon Stadium, but it will be facing a Madrid team that has thrived away from the Bernabeu, having scored 20 goals in its last four away games in all competitions.Madrid isnt getting over-confident, however.The next game will be a tricky one, like they always are against Atletico, Real Madrid defender Nacho Fernandez said.Madrids only loss since the league game against Atletico last season was at Wolfsburg in the Champions League in April. It remains unbeaten since then, with 21 wins and seven draws in all competitions. It has won four straight in the league and is the only team in the top tier not to have lost this season.Succeeding at the Calderon may be especially difficult this time as Zidane has been dealing with injuries to some of the teams top forwards. Alvaro Morata, who scored three goals in his last three games with Madrid, is out because of a hamstring injury sustained with Spains national team, and it remains unclear if Karim Benzema will overcome a lingering hip problem.The coach may have to change the team up front, or use some of his reserve players to fill the attack along with Cristiano Ronaldo and Gareth Bale. Among Zidanes options on offense are Lucas Vazquez and youngster Mariano Diaz.Other Madrid players uncertain to start Saturday because of injuries include defender Pepe and defensive midfielder Casemiro. In better news for Zidane, midfielder Luka Modric will likely make his first start since undergoing a surgical procedure on his knee almost two months ago, and defender Sergio Ramos also is expected to play after his own knee problems. Midfielder Tony Kroos remains sidelined because of a foot injury.Simeone, meanwhile, still doesnt know if he will be able to count on forward Antoine Griezmann, who is nursing a knock to his left foot sustained with Frances national team in a World Cup qualifier last week. The forward has a good chance of playing after tests early in the week ruled out a serious injury.Madrid and Atletico drew 1-1 the last time they met at the Calderon. Madrid beat its city rival in a penalty shootout in the Champions League final in Milan.It will likely be the last derby at the Calderon as Atletico is set to move into a new stadium next year.Barcelona hosts Malaga on Saturday, while third-placed Villarreal plays at Athletic Bilbao on Sunday.---Tales Azzoni on Twitter: http://twitter.com/tazzoni Asics Pas Cher Destockage. -- Linebacker Myles Jack ran for four touchdowns, defensive end Cassius Marsh caught a scoring pass, and No. Asics Pas Cher France. -- The Bishops Gaiters are showing they belong among the countrys top varsity football teams. http://www.franceasics.fr/. -- Anaheim Ducks defenceman Luca Sbisa will be out at least six weeks with a torn tendon in his right hand. Site Asics France. The home side created most of the chances but struggled to break down Braunschweigs resilient defence, resulting in the Bundesligas 1,000th scoreless draw. Asics Magasin France. -- Bobby Ryan helped the U. LAHAINA, Hawaii -- North Carolina has won the Maui Invitational three times, championships that were a springboard to two national titles and a trip to the Final Four.Keep playing like this and the Tar Heels could be looking at a repeat performance.Joel Berry III scored 24 points, Justin Jackson added 22 and No. 4 North Carolina steamrolled its way into the Maui Invitational championship game Tuesday night with a 107-75 victory over Oklahoma State.We played a level much higher than at any other time this year, Tar Heels coach Roy Williams said.The Tar Heels were warned about Oklahoma States pressing defense, one that effectively disrupted the Cowboys four previous opponents.But North Carolina (6-0) dominated the Cowboys from the start, building a 12-point lead in the opening 4 1/2 minutes. The Tar Heels kept their foot down, shooting 57 percent and going 8 of 17 from 3-point range while smothering Oklahoma State at the other end.Next up is No. 16 Wisconsin in Wednesdays championship game for a chance at their fourth Maui title.At pregame meal, they werent trying to scare us, just prepare us for what was to come, said Berry, who had five rebounds, four assists and three steals. We came out and hit them first.The Cowboys (4-1) had no answer.Oklahoma States press was picked apart by the long, athletic Tar Heels, and the Cowboys couldnt stop them in the half court, either.Jawun Evans had 30 points on 13-of-25 shooting, but got little help from his Oklahoma State teammates on the offensive end. The Cowboys shot 36 percent and were 6 of 22 from 3-point range.Boy, did they punch us in the mouth early and it was an uphill battle from there, coach Brad Underwood said. They are a very, very good basketball team and if we play another team that good, I hope that its deep in March and weve had time to grow.ddddddddddddNorth Carolina needed a little warmup time against Chaminade in the opening round before dominating the Silverswords inside for a 104-61 win.The Tar Heels jumped on the Cowboys from the opening tip, scoring inside and out. North Carolina hit seven of its first 13 shots to open with a 16-4 run and kept pouring `em in.The Tar Heels hit 18 of 32 shots, going 4 of 7 on 3s, and led 51-38 at halftime.Oklahoma States first-half offense was all Evans. He had 20 points on 9-of-16 shooting while the rest of the Cowboys were 4 of 21.North Carolina hit a couple of quick baskets to open the second half, prompting Underwood to call a timeout.It did little good.The Tar Heels continued to pour it on, stretching the lead to 67-42 in the opening 4 minutes and cruising from there.They jumped on us right at the start of the second half and the game pretty much was never in doubt, Underwood said.BIG PICTUREThe Cowboys had little impact on North Carolina with their pressure defense and need to find someone besides Evans to carry some of the scoring load.The Tar Heels showed just how good they can be with a dominating performance at both ends to set up what should be a fantastic final in Maui.BALANCED SCORINGBerry and Jackson were the scoring leaders, but North Carolina spread it around, finishing with six players in double figures.Isaiah Hicks and Tony Bradley had 13 points each, Nate Britt finished with 12 and Kennedy Meeks had 10.To see six players in double figures, thats pretty crazy against a very good team, Jackson said.UP NEXTOklahoma State will face Georgetown in the third-place game on Wednesday.North Carolina faces No. 16 Wisconsin in Wednesdays title game. 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